(ANS - Rome) - Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, Rector Major of the Salesians, will be the protagonist of the second meeting of the cycle "Which Salesians for today's young people?", organized by the "Centro Studi Opera Tabernacoli Viventi", in collaboration with the Conference of the Salesian Provinces of Italy (CISI) - Formation Sector. On Saturday, 11 December, from 10:30 to 11:45 (UTC + 1), the 10th Successor of Don Bosco shall discuss the first programmatic line of the six-year term: "Growing in the Salesian identity" and his interventions will be visible to all live on the Facebook page of “Don Bosco Italia”.
(ANS – Sliema) – On the 8th December 2021, the World Confederation of Past Pupils of Don Bosco marked 110th Anniversary of the first International Statute. The newly elected World President, Bryan Magro, in a video message to all past pupils and friends emphasised that on this day they commemorated two important occasions.
RMG – After the 152nd Salesian Missionary Expedition: Grégoire Maloba
(ANS - Rome) - "I have chosen the missionary life to respond freely and consciously to the call of God who sends us all over the world to announce the good news, and who remains with us until the end of the world (Mt 28.19- 20), and to work in collaboration with the confreres of my new Province where the Lord is sending me.” Speaking with such conviction is the young Congolese Salesian Grégoire Maloba sent, with the 152nd Salesian Missionary Expedition, to his new mission land, Portugal.
Belgium – Our hope for Europe: Conference on the Future of Europe
(ANS – Bruxelles) – The event “Our hope for Europe: Conference on the Future of Europe” will be held on 7 December 2021, 19:00 – 21:00 (CET) at the Chapel for Europe, Brussels, Belgium. The Executive Secretary of Don Bosco International, Mr Renato Cursi, is joining the conversation in the event’s second session. The event is part of the churches’ contribution to the ongoing Conference on the Future of Europe.
RMG – Listening to the Congregation: an experience of synodality
(ANS – Rome) – “Synodality is the watchword in the Church at the moment. In the last two weeks of November 2021, we here in the ‘Sede Centrale Salesiana’ lived a particularly intense moment of what can only be described as a synodal experience, an experience of walking together as brothers”. The General Councillor for Formation, Fr. Ivo Coelho, today offers ANS readers his reflection on the experience of the meeting for the revision of the Salesian Ratio, held in Rome from November 15 to 28, 2021.