Cochabamba, Bolivia -28 December 2016 - On Wednesday 28 December, in the Chapel of the Don Bosco Fatima Event Centre, Jorge Reynaldo Carvajal was ordained priest with the laying on of hands of Bishop Fernando Boscopé, SDB, in the presence of Salesians and members of the Salesian Family.
Antofagasta, Chile – 26 December 2016 - Children and young people from the Salesian Houses in Calama, Antofagasta, Iquique and Alto Hospicio participated in the Camp "Pampa Bosco" of the north of Chile from 26 to 29 December. The purpose of this meeting was to deepen the Salesian Youth Spirituality through the slogan of the Rector Major of the Salesians: "We are Family"
Chennai, India - December 2016 - On 27 December 2016 six deacons: Rosario, Regan Jude, Vincent Prabu, Robert Inniyasi, Lourduraj, Xavier Raj, were ordained priest by the laying on of hands of Archbishop George Antonysamy of Madras–Mylapore, in the presence of the Provincial Fr Rafael Jayapalan.
Alicante, Spain - December 26, 2016 - A choir of boys and girls, parents, past pupils and friends, sang Christmas carols, directed by Anabel García, Teacher of the Salesian College, in a "Solidarity Concert" to raise funds for the project "SOS Syria".