Bangkok, Thailand - December 2017 - Salesians from the Thailand Province (THA) celebrated the 9th edition of the Salesian Games at the Hua Hin Vithayalai School from 6 to 9 December. The opening ceremony was presided by Fr Dheparat Pitisant, THA Provincial. The event was attended by about 3,000 students of various Salesian schools who competed in 14 sports.
Guatemala City, Guatemala - November 2017 - On November 18, Salesian Luis Fernando Acevedo Villagrán was ordained priest by the imposition of hands of Msgr Oscar Julio Vián, SDB, archbishop of the archdiocese of Guatemala.
Namaacha, Mozambique - December 2017 - The Association of Salesian Cooperators (ASC) of Mozambique welcomed eight new members during the Eucharistic celebration on Saturday 9 December, presided over by Fr Marco Biaggi, Provincial of the Vice Province of Mozambique.
Lima, Peru - December 2017 - On 2 and 3 December over 400 young people, animators and catechists from the various oratories in Lima and Callao took part in the 2017 Youth Oratory Meeting organized by Fr Elmer Jaramillo and his animation team.