(ANS – Rome) – On the 9th of October 2018 members and partners of the Don Bosco Network (DBN), including the Councilor for Missions Fr Guillermo Basanes, Economer General Bro Jean Paul Muller, and the Coordinator of Mission Offices Fr George Menamparampil, met at the DBN headquarters in Rome for the Development Cooperation Working Group meeting.
(ANS - Panama City) - The Don Bosco Technical Institute, in the framework of the 60th anniversary since its foundation, hosted Salesian delegations from El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, gathering in Panama City on October 3 and 4 to celebrate the XIII Congress of Technical-Professional Training.
(ANS - Péliföldszentkereszt) - From 4 to 7 October, in the Salesian house of Péliföldszentkereszt, Hungary, the annual European meeting of Salesian Presidents and Delegates of the Past Pupils of Don Bosco took place. The meeting is one of the first activities of Don Bosco's Past Pupils in the country, and was carried out precisely to support the start of the association in Hungary. Leading the works was the World President, Michal Hort, with the support of the Confederal Council team. Also present were the Delegate of the Rector Major for the Salesian Family, Fr Eusebio Muñoz, and representatives of the provinces of Ukraine and the Middle East.
(ANS - Rome) - Presided over by the Rector Major of the Salesians and Grand Chancellor of the Salesian Pontifical University (UPS), the inauguration of the 2018-2019 academic year of the UPS took place on 11 October. Returning to the motto chosen by the institution for the new year - "Making culture, at the service of young people, of the Church and of society" - Fr Á.F. Artime indicated several guidelines for making culture and being true teachers for one's students.