Tlazala, Mexico - April 2018 – Sixty-six lay people who collaborate in the Salesian mission in the various centers of the Mexico City Province (MEM) took part in the second-level Salesianity course. Organized by Fr Paulo Armando Morales, the Provincial Delegate of Youth Ministry, the course took place 26-29 April.
Mumbai, India - May 2018 - On 3 May, the Salesian "Don Bosco Development Society", under the auspices of the "MGL Disha Project", organized a free medical field during which 164 people - including children, young people and women of the shantytowns of the eastern suburbs of Mumbai - underwent medical visits and clinical examinations.
Asunción, Paraguay - May 2018 – On Sunday, 6 May, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, arrived at the Salesian Institute "Mary Help of Christians" in Asunción to participate in a meeting with the Salesian Family. During the event he met the Archbishop of Asunción, Msgr. Edmundo Valenzuela, SDB, representing the Paraguayan Episcopal Conference, who presented him with a commemorative plaque in recognition of the historical, educational and evangelizing work of the Salesians of Don Bosco in Paraguay.
Fatumaca, East Timor - May 2018 – About a thousand young people from the Fatumaca area celebrated the feast of Saint Dominic Savio. The Salesian community of Fatumaca offers its service in 26 mission stations with about 15 Sunday oratories assisted by local animators and a group of 21 Salesian novices. The celebration of the Eucharist was presided by Fr Václav Klement, Councilor for the East Asia-Oceania Region, on Extraordinary Visitation to the Indonesia-East Timor Province (ITM).