Bulgaria - Visit of the General Councilor for Missions

Stara Zagora, Bulgaria - October 2021 - From 18 to 22 October Fr Alfred Maravilla, General ...

Italy - Integral ecology: a call to conversion

Rome, Italy - October 2021 - On October 15 and 16, a formative meeting was held via Zoom for all ...

Italy – Caritas Sisters GC18 concludes at Valdocco with the Rector Major

(ANS – Turin) – The 18th General Chapter of the Caritas Sisters of Jesus concluded ...

Kenya – Meeting of Formation and Youth Ministry Delegates of Africa Madagascar

(ANS - Nairobi) - On Tuesday 19 October 2021, the Provincial Delegates for Formation and the ...

Italy – Chennor fulfills his dream: Visits the Don Bosco’s Native

(ANS - Turin) - Chennor Amadu Bah had never boarded a plane, nor even had had a ride in an ...

RMG – October, Missionary month: Reflections and Animation from the Missions Sector

(ANS - Rome) - World Mission Sunday will be celebrated next Sunday, 24 October 2021, on the ...

Poland – An active Salesian Parish: Skawa

Skawa, Poland - October 2021 - The first phase of the "Active Parish" Competition, organized by the ...

Belarus – Centenary celebration of Salesian presence

(ANS – Minsk) – Thanks to the first Salesian priest Ludwik Gostylla, who arrived ...

Italy – Death Anniversary of Venerable Maria Cristina Cella Mocellin

(ANS - Cinisello Balsamo) - Friday 22 October is the 26th death anniversary of venerable Maria ...

Italy – Twelve Provincials, from four continents, for mid-term Review meeting

(ANS - Turin) - A little more than a month after the previous edition, a new meeting of the ...

Turin, Italy - 8 September 2021 - On Wednesday 8 September, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, inaugurated two rooms dedicated to the Saints, Blesseds, Venerables and Servants of God of the Salesian Family at the Casa Don Bosco Museum. The opening up of these two new rooms represents the completion of the definitive layout of the Don Bosco House Museum. Simultaneously, at the same museum, the inauguration of the temporary photographic exhibition "Lock art" took place, created in collaboration with ArtFullFrame. Fifteen photographers from all over the world, through their pictures, depict their vision of these pandemic time through their photographic artwork.

(ANS - Turin) - Yesterday afternoon, Wednesday 8 September, 2021, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, Rector Major of the Salesians and Father and Center of Unity of the Salesian Family, inaugurated the two rooms of the "Don Bosco House Museum" in Turin, dedicated to the Saints, Blesseds, Venerables and Servants of God of the Salesian Family. “After 11 months, we've managed to complete these two rooms dedicated to the Salesian Family with precious articles of great significance,” commented Fr Á.F. Artime.

(ANS - Rome) - A week full of significant commitments looms ahead for the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime; starting Wednesday 8 September until Saturday 11, 2021 Don Bosco's Xth Successor will be the protagonist of a series of events and celebrations that will see him traveling between Turin and Pordenone. The first and most important event takes place on Wednesday at the Casa Don Bosco Museum, where Fr Á.F. Artime shall inaugurate two rooms dedicated to the Saints, Blesseds, Venerables and Servants of God of the Salesian Family.

(ANS - Castel Gandolfo) - It was the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime who, during the Vespers on Wednesday 1 September, 2021, presided over the installation of the new Rector of the Salesian works and the community of Castel Gandolfo, namely Fr Tadeusz Rozmus, the former Councilor for the Central and Northern Europe Region in the last six-year term (2014-2020). And this was because of the decision taken by the General Council, to incorporate this Salesian house of Castel Gandolfo into the communities of the Rector Major (RMG), for which he is directly responsible.

(ANS - Pordenone) - The 15th edition of the event "Ascoltare, Leggere, Crescere - Listen, Read, Grow", promoted by the EVENTS Association of Pordenone, will be presented to the press on Friday 10 September at 10 am at the Don Bosco Theater in Pordenone. The event will be officially opened with a lectio magistralis by the Rector Major of the Salesians, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, which will be entitled "The educational challenge in a time of pandemic". As part of the event, moreover, on Thursday 9 September the Rector Major will be awarded the Seal of the City of Pordenone by City Mayor Alessandro Ciriani.

(ANS - Turin) - August 16 is always a special feast day for the Salesian Family: it is, in fact, the day on which the anniversary of Don Bosco's birth is celebrated. This year, in his birthplace, the 206th birthday of the Saint of Youth was celebrated with a solemn Eucharistic concelebration presided over by the Rector Major's Vicar, Fr Stefano Martoglio, with the wonderful participation of many priests, including Fr Ivo Coelho, General Councilor for Formation.

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INTERVIEWS

EVENTS

  • Brazil – "UniSALESIANO" promotes 1st International Congress on Education Technology

    (ANS - Araçatuba) - The "UniSALESIANO" Salesian Catholic University Center, belonging to the Brazil-Campo Grande Province (BCG) and with offices in Araçatuba and Lins, has organized its 1st International Congress on Educational Technology (ISCED) from 13 to 15 October. The goal of the event, which will take place digitally and which features over 90 conferences, is to offer interesting reflections and ideas for a truly transforming and enriching education, and which are of interest to those who always want to stay up to date in the latest technology and trends.

SPECIAL REPORTS

  • Colombia – Cali: Former child soldiers wear Don Bosco's "uniform"

    (ANS - Cali) – Colombia’s guerrilla warfare began in 1952 and has caused over 300,000 deaths, while at the same time fueling the growth of powerful drug cartels. At the “Don Bosco Center” in Cali, however, young people who have known nothing but guerrillas and guerilla warfare are welcomed and accompanied on their path towards rehabilitation.

MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR

  • AFTER THE TSUNAMI

    The pandemic has changed the way in which we relate with the world, others, and ourselves. We need to rebuild and to begin again in greater solidarity and with greater awareness so as to rebound from a silent calamity marked by pain, confinement, struggle, and fear. What would Don Bosco do if he were alive today?

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