RMG - New video from "Dear Confreres" series

17 October 2017

(ANS - Rome) - "My dear friends, these are times for hope, not complaints." With this positive outlook on the present and the future, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, Rector Major, has again sent a message of animation to all the Salesians and the Salesian Family across the globe through a new video of the series: "Dear Confreres".

Many are the reasons for hope that Fr Á.F. Artime sees for the Congregation and for those who share the charism of Don Bosco. First, the missionary calling in the Salesians and Daughters of Mary Help of Christians who, on the example of Giovanni Cagliero and many other illustrious missionary predecessors, received the missionary crucifix in the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians in Turin, the 148th Salesian Missionary Expedition.

There is also the fresh vitality of a "beautiful week, profound, spiritual", lived and experienced with the Salesian Provincials, who met for their mid-term review of the performance of the Provinces, and to share both joys and difficulties.

Finally, there is also great satisfaction and gratitude for the release of Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, freed after 18 months of captivity.

For this reason, beginning with Don Bosco, "man of God," who "lived with great hope", the Rector Major invites all his "dear confreres" to live with profound faith: "may the little things that each of us experiences in our daily lives not take from our seeing how the Lord continues to love us truly and so much."

Thanks to the work of the Social Communications Dicastery, the video is now available on ANSChannel.


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