(ANS – Mandaluyong City) – 7 August 2018 marked the official launching of the Don Bosco Educational Centers (DBEC) - Philippines, Inc. The launching was held at the new Roderick Flores Memorial Hall, Don Bosco Technical College, Mandaluyong City. Don Bosco Educational Centers - Philippines, Inc. is now the juridical entity to serve the common needs of the educational endeavors of the Salesians of Don Bosco in the Philippines. The DBEC is now the authorized brand and standard-bearer of all Don Bosco schools and training centers in the Philippines.
(ANS - K'Long) - The Congress of Salesian Brothers of the East Asia-Oceania region closed yesterday, Sunday 12 August, consigning numerous useful indications for the future.
(ANS - K'Long) - The first day of the Salesian Brothers Congress of the East Asia-Oceania region took place in a warm family spirit. Two 90-minute sessions each offered the opportunity to deepen the themes of relationships and to promote sharing among all participants. The words of the General Councilor for Formation, Fr. Ivo Coelho, and the "Salesian Goodnight" of the Economer General, Br Jean Paul Muller, were especially appreciated.
(ANS – K’Long) – The 7th EAO Salesian Brother Congress opened in the Don Bosco Retreat House in K’Long, Vietnam, in a large community of 180 Salesians (155 Brothers and 25 Priests) and 19 prenovices from all 12 EAO provinces. The truly global assembly includes also participants from other 6 SDB regions of Africa, America, Asia and Europe, including 4 members of the General Council. One Salesian Brother reached the venue by bicycle all the way from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, a distance of more than 300 km. The four-day event is being held under the words of Jesus: “And you all are brothers” (Mt 23,8).