16-March-2019, Koregaon Park (Pune): The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Pune celebrated International Women’s Day on 16-March at Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Hall in Koregaon Park, Pune. About 440 women participated in this programme held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.
New Rochelle, United States - March 2019 - The Provincial Chapter of the Salesian Province of the United States East and Canada (SUE) takes place from 19 to 22 March, in the presence of Fr Timothy Ploch, Councilor for the Interamerica Region. During this time, the capitulars shall deal with five topics: what young Salesians think, what the Salesians think young people expect from them, the profile and formation of today's Salesian, the collaboration of lay and Salesian in the shared mission, and a variety of legal aspects.
Palermo, Italy - March 2019 - The Don Bosco Ranchibile Salesian Institute is undergoing a new experience of cultural exchanges and has opened its doors to a delegation of students and teachers from the Presidential High School of Carthage. The Tunisian students together with the students of the first Social Economic Lyceum (LES) of Don Bosco, which is trilingual - English Spanish and Arabic - will be involved, until next March 25, in an experience of linguistic and cultural exchanges. The goal is to train young intellectuals capable of linguistic mediation and open to professionalism on a global scale. The students of the Lyceum of Carthage will share educational and training activities with LES students throughout the week and will be guests of their peers' families.
Hua Hin, Thailand - March 2019 - From 9 to 23 March, 66 Buddhist students from the Salesian school Saeng Thong in Hat Yai, Thailand, follow the path of spiritual practices that will lead them to monastic ordination. To accompany them on this path of purification, which takes place in the Buddhist temple of Hat Yai, are the young of the Past Pupils Association. This association, which collaborates with the educative pastoral community and with the school administration, organized the entire event. In the schools and in the Salesian Family of Hat Yai, most of the Salesian students and past pupils are in fact Buddhists.