Cordoba, Argentina - September 2016 - From 15 August to 3 September, Mother Yvonne Reungoat, Superior General of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, carried out a visit to the Argentine Province of Cordoba (ARO). Between her various commitments Mother Yvonne attended the celebration for 125 years of FMA presence at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary in the city of San Nicolás de los Arroyos. She went on a pilgrimage to the Salesian historical sites. She met FMA, SDB, Past Pupils, children and young people and representatives of the SYM. In Cordoba, she took part with the FMA and laity in the Provincial Assembly.
Rome, Italy – 3 September 2016 – On the eve of her canonization a concert entitled "The joy of living", in honour of Mother Teresa of Calcutta took place in the Aula Magna at the Generalate of the Salesians. The concert was performed by an Indian musician Surojit Bhuyan, a past pupil of St Mary's School run by the FMA in Guwahati, with pieces for violin and vocal tracks. Ms Bhuyan is a well-known musician in her country. She has received several awards and collaborates with the Don Bosco Shelter, Wadala (Mumbai), with music therapy activities for street children.
Gbodjomé, Togo - September 2016 - On 4 September, the faithful of the parish of Saint Matthew attended a Mass celebrated by Bishop Isaac Jogue Gaglo of Aného, for the installation of the new parish priest, Father Matthew Hounake, SDB, and the laying of the foundation stone of the new church.
Bangalore, India – 30 August 2016 - Fr Maria Arokiam Kanaga, Councillor for the South Asia Region, presided over the launch of the book "Don Bosco in Mangalore - Before the arrival of the Salesians," written by Sister Philomena D'Souza FMA, published by "Tej-Prasarini, Don Bosco Communications" of Mumbai. The event was chaired by Fr Mathew Kapplikunnel, Secretary ACSSA South Asia, and was also attended by Sister Piera Cavaglià, FMA, Secretary General of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians.