(ANS - Rome) - A series of 10 videos, short and packed with content, to be used as "small seeds" to sprout reflection on the text Young Salesians and accompaniment - Orientations and directives: this is the new proposal that the Formation Department launches to the Salesian houses of initial formation. An initiative that starts today, with an introductory video that kicks off the entire journey and which intends to illustrate the proposed path month by month until June 2021.
(ANS – Roma) – Don Bosco Alaknanda New Delhi alumnus, Ankon Mitra, an architect and artist of international repute and the recipient of the All-India Gold Medal for Sculpture in 2018 from the Prafulla Dahanukar Foundation, has won the prestigious “Lexus Design Award India 2020” for Craft Design.
(ANS - La Paz) - In a moment of great difficulty for the world of education, the academic community of the Salesian University of Bolivia (USB) has analyzed the challenges and planned the opportunities lying ahead, with special reference to the different options offered by the digital world and always with a view to dealing with what is most important to its mission: their university students. In this process, the decision to sign an agreement with the Bolivian mobile phone company "TELECEL S.A." to provide mobile access to the Internet through the PaqueTigo, TeleEducación and PaqueTigo Teletrabajo products for the exclusive use of students, teachers and staff of the university, to enable cooperating in the work of digital education.
RMG – In conversation with the General Councilor for Formation, Fr Ivo Coelho
(ANS - Rome) - The 28th General Chapter confirmed Fr Ivo Coelho in his position as General Councilor for Formation, to which he was called in 2014. After six years of activity, he still has important objectives that he intends to pursue to promote the quality of formation of today's Salesians. Today he illustrates the path followed and the prospects for the future.
RMG - Online meeting of the Salesian publishers of America
(ANS - Rome) - From 17 to 19 September 2020 the meeting of the Salesian publishers of the America South Cone and Interamerica regions took place via videoconference. It brought together those in charge for the sector from Mexico, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Chile, Argentina. The event was chaired by Fr Gildásio Mendes dos Santos, General Councilor for Social Communication, with presentations by Fr Hugo Orozco, Councilor for the Interamerica Region, and Fr Gabriel Romero, Councilor for the America South Cone Region. Also present was Marta Palomares, coordinator of the Salesian publishers in Europe.
RMG – Salesians in the field for the Global Compact on Education
(ANS – Rome) – As Salesians, we join the call and invitation of Pope Francis for a Global Compact on Education: as a mission, as a choice, as a future. To say "Salesians" is to say Education and Evangelization of young people. Once with Don Bosco, today like Don Bosco, renewed in the forms, in the processes, in the methodologies we need to make them live the opportunity of a new humanity. The best we can offer the new generations is education, thinking about the future of humanity with and for the young.