(ANS - Castellammare di Stabia) - The town of Castellammare di Stabia hosts (4-11 August) the 14th edition of the School of Formation for Family Animators (SFAF). Organized by the Associazione Cerchi d'Onda, a non-profit organization, there were circa two hundred participants, including adults and children.
(ANS - Belo Horizonte) - The days of the Rector Major in the "St Giovanni Bosco" Province of Brazil-Belo Horizonte are full of activities. On the morning of Tuesday, 7 August, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime took part in the International Salesian Congress on Education, which brings together a large number of educators to reflect together on issues such as Education, Administration, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
(ANS - Sunyani) - "Leaving must be a choice, not the only (possible) road." It is the conviction that animates the Salesians and the NGO "Volontariato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo - VIS", the International Volunteer Service for Development, in their service to young people in developing countries. For example, in Ghana, thanks to vocational training courses in eco-sustainable agriculture, many young people have the opportunity to learn a trade, create employment and at the same time combat trafficking in human beings.
(ANS - Belo Horizonte) - Rector Major Fr Ángel Fernández Artime arrived in the afternoon of Monday 6 August in the "St Giovanni Bosco" Province of Brazil-Belo Horizonte. Also present: Fr Orestes Fistarol, Provincial, Fr José Ricardo Mole, Delegate for Youth Ministry, and Mgr. Tarcísio Scaramussa, bishop of Santos, and former General Councilor for Social Communications of the Salesian Congregation.
(ANS – New Rochelle) – “Salesian Missions”, the U.S development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, is one of the first winners on “GreatNonprofits” 2018 Top-Rated Award List. This award is provided to nonprofits whose donors and volunteers have shared exceptional stories and insights about their work and impact. These stories are shared with GreatNonprofits who utilizes them to help inspire more donors and volunteers.
(ANS - Joinville) - The Salesian house in Joinville hosted the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, on the last stage of his Animation Visit to the Brazil-Porto Alegre Province. The Rector Major was accompanied by Fr Asídio Deretti, Provincial, members of the Salesian Family of the States of Paraná and Santa Catarina, as well as a large group of young people who came to greet Don Bosco in the figure of his Successor.