Philippines - FIS Salesian Family: One in Reflection and Fellowship
Cebu, Philippines – December 2022 - Different Salesian Family groups gathered in a day of reflection and fellowship on December 8, 2022 at Don Bosco Technical College-Cebu for the Salesian Family Advent Recollection and Christmas Party in this time of the celebration of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. The entire gathering was spearheaded by Fr. Godofredo Atienza, SDB, FIS Salesian Family Secretariat, together with the Salesian Family Consulta composed of the different representatives of the Salesian Family Groups. The day started with the advent recollection by Fr. Rooney John Undar, SDB. In his talk, Fr. Undar highlighted that joy is a trademark of a disciple of Don Bosco and members of the Salesian Family. It was then followed by the celebration of the Holy Mass celebrated by Fr. Godofredo Atienza, SDB. The participants enjoyed the afternoon program hosted by Fr. Adriano Satura, SDB. Applause and laughter filled the gymnasium as the different groups rendered their Christmas presentations, followed by the exchanging of gifts. With this gathering, the Salesian Family looks forward to building camaraderie and fellowship among the various groups of the Salesian Family in the Province.