(ANS - Quito) - For Fr Guillermo Basañes, General Councilor for the Missions, one of the great challenges of missionary work is to walk with young migrants from all over the world, putting into practice the wealth of Salesian identity and charism. While he was in Ecuador, he gave an interview to accompany the course on Missionary Formation taking place at the Salesian Center for Continuing Formation in America (CSFPA).
(ANS - Kafrun) - "Welcome, you are welcome here! Welcome Mella, welcome!" These are the first words that Mariangela Branca, an Italian volunteer, heard in the Salesian oratory of Kafroun, on the border with Lebanon. "To show you affection, children and young people do not get tired of saying, 'I love you!'," she says. "A small group also enjoys teaching me something in Arabic. I'm really fortunate."
(ANS – Addis Ababa) – “I have encountered many model Salesian Brothers,” Br Efren Umandal says. He has been a Filipino missionary in Ethiopia - Addis Ababa, Mekanissa Don Bosco (AET) - since 2014, one of the 11 Salesian Brothers missionaries of the East Asia-Oceania region living and working out of their region.