(ANS - Rome) - "A cause of beatification is not an arid procedure, but a pilgrimage of faith in research, meditation and imitation of the virtuous heroism of the saints," said Fr Pierluigi Cameroni, Postulator General for the Causes of Saints of the Salesian Family to explain his peculiar mission. The Postulator has just published a dossier on the current state of Salesian Sanctity, to December 2017, which contains very interesting data on the testimonies of many men and women who followed Don Bosco on the path of sanctity. It also presents an invitation and call for the whole Salesian Family to advance the causes in progress.
(ANS - Zaragoza) - In the West, the Catholic Church loses millions of faithful every year, says E. Bayona in a study entitled: "The Crisis in the Church". What to do in the face of this reality? On Saturday, 3 February, the last session of the three Provincial Youth Ministry Days took place at the Salesian Center in Zaragoza, attended by nearly a thousand people from the Salesian presences in Valencia, Murcia and Zaragoza, on the theme: "Come and see". The central message of the meetings is that "vocational animation is the task of everyone towards everyone", as the coordinator of the event, Fr Pablo Gómez affirmed.
(ANS - Kathmandu) - Transforming Nepal's poor communities, beginning with children and young people, through education, vocational training and reconstruction of school buildings and related, necessary after the 2015 earthquakes: this is the commitment of "Nepal Don Bosco Society", the NGO representing the Salesians in the country.
(ANS - Guatemala City) - Finding one's own vocation is an issue that concerns every human being. From an early age, you have to set off on this task, discover your gifts, find what you like to do, understand what our place in the world. Specialists in the education of young people, Salesians are committed to creating a vocational culture and, beginning this 2018, have started the campaign for vocations; it's called "PROVOCA."