RMG – Farewell to Carlo Di Cicco, journalist, Deputy Director of L'Osservatore Romano and ANS ...

(ANS – Rome) – Journalist Carlo Di Cicco died yesterday in Rome, at the age of 79. ...

Mozambique – Continental Conference of Salesian Institutes of Higher Education (IUS) of Africa

Maputo, Mozambique – April 2024 – The Continental African Conference of Salesian ...

I’M A SALESIAN AND I’M A BORORO

THE MESSAGE OF THE RECTOR MAJOR, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, SDB Diary of a ...

Italy – The Pontifical Salesian University signs an agreement with the Hungarian Gál Ferenc ...

Rome, Italy – April 2024 - On Thursday, 11April the Pontifical Salesian University (UPS) ...

Peru – Day of Spirituality for the Salesian Family "The dream makes us return to our roots"

Lima, Peru – April 2024 - More than 300 people from the different groups of the Salesian ...

France – Polish Salesians on pilgrimage in the footsteps of Saint Francis de Sales

(ANS – Annecy) – From 6 to 13 April 2024, 37 Salesians from the four Polish ...

Italy - "Only one ting I want: that you be happy now and in eternity"

Palermo, Italy – April 2024 - Vocational animation ended on Saturday 13 April at the Don ...

Philippines – The Salesian Family in the Southern Philippines: an ecclesial reality and a living ...

Minglanilla, Philippines April 2024 - The Salesian Family in the Province of the Southern ...

Democratic Republic of the Congo – The General Councillor for Social Communication visits the ...

(ANS – Rome) – On Friday, 12 April 2024, the General Councillor for Social ...

Poland – Over two hundred participants in the youth meeting in the Province of Wrocław

Lubin, Poland – April 2024 – The city of Lubin, which has three Salesian communities, ...

Rango, Rwanda – April 2024 - Fr Alfred Maravilla, General Councillor for the Missions, preached the annual retreat for the post-novices of the Charles Lwanga Africa Great Lakes (AGL) Vice-Province at the Don Bosco Spiritual Centre in Rango. from 31 March to 6 April 2024. Since the retreat house is adjacent to the Novitiate, Fr Maravilla was also able to greet the seven novices of the AGL Vice-Province and give them the Salesian Goodnight.

(ANS – New Rochelle) - Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Day of Happiness, which falls each year on March 20. In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognized happiness as a “fundamental human goal” and called for “a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes the happiness and well-being of all people.”

Kigali, Rwanda – March 2024 - Through the "Gender Matters for Green TVET" project, funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation and carried out by the Salesians of Don Bosco in Rwanda and Uganda, the Don Bosco Gatenga Technical Secondary School in Kigali celebrated International Women's Day with a special event on 10 March. The event featured a special presentation urging girls to pursue technical subjects as enshrined in the project objectives, and highlighting the progress made in promoting gender equality at the national level and in school. During the celebration the students participated in various activities such as songs, poems, dances to honour the achievements achieved by women in society. One of the highlights of the event was the recognition of a student who distinguished herself in the last academic year. The recognition served as a symbol of encouragement for other girls to strive for success and break down barriers in traditionally male-dominated fields.

(ANS – New Rochelle) - Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8. The day honors the economic, political and social achievements of women while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action.

Kigali, Rwanda – March 5, 2024 – A sharing meeting is taking place at the Don Bosco hospitality centre in Kigali between the Work Service Officers (JSOs) in the Salesian Vocational Training Centres (VTCs) and the sector coordination team, in order to identify challenges and develop potential solutions related to the employment of young Salesian students. The meeting is organised by the Department of Work Services of the Planning and Development Office, with the support of Don Bosco Tech Africa. The agenda of the work includes discussions and comparisons on various topics central to the mission of the JSOs, such as: the identification of gaps between the skills taught in Vocational Training Centres and those required by industries; the exploration of strategies to bridge these gaps and improve sector-oriented training; the creation of networks and partnerships; the sharing of best practices; and the creation of work plans. On 8 March 2024, JSOs will meet with key stakeholders to exchange best practices that will shape the future relationship between VTC and the labour market. The Heads of Work Services operate under the aegis of on Bosco Tech Africa", the body that supervises all Salesian VTCs in Africa, and play a fundamental role in Salesian VTCs, bringing students closer to the labour market.

(ANS – Kigali) – In the last days of February, immediately after the Team Visit to the Africa-Madagascar Region, the Salesian Family Provincial Delegates of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) and the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA) gathered in Kigali, the Capital of Rwanda, together with the Representatives of the other groups of the Africa-Madagascar Region. The Kigali meeting was the seventh of its kind to be held globally, each of them dedicated to a different Region of the Salesian Family.

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  • Myanmar – Tragedy of Innocent Children in the midst of Armed Conflicts

    (ANS – Naypyidaw) - Myanmar finds itself immersed in profound grief and anguish as innocent lives, particularly those of children, continue to be mercilessly lost in the enduring armed conflicts. Families are left devastated by the tragic loss of their loved ones while the relentless violence shows no signs of abating. This week, a heartfelt plea from Myanmar reached our community, shedding light on the heart-wrenching death of a young girl Juliet in a military airstrike, prompting a unified call for prayers and action.

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    THE MESSAGE OF THE RECTOR MAJOR, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, SDB

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    Dear friends , I’m writing to you from Meruri in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. I write this greeting almost as if it were a journalistic report, because it has been only 24 hours since I arrived in the middle of this Brazilian state.

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