(ANS – Paris) – John Paul Swaminathan is a young Salesian missionary in France, who pursues masters in film direction and producing movies for European televisions at the “EICAR” (École Internationale de Création Audiovisuelle et de Réalisation), the International Film School of Paris. His short film project “ALIVE: Death Does Not Stop Life” received three main awards last December: the Albert R. Broccoli Award, the Best Student Short Film and the Best Sound Awards, at the film fest organized by EICAR, in collaboration with “La Cinématheque Française” and the Ministry of Culture and Development in France.

(ANS – Thornleigh) - When Fr. Blamoh Harris, the first Liberian SDB, paid a visit to Thornleigh Salesian House last week, it was an opportunity for those who had served in Liberia to recall their time there together, and also for Salesian Link to talk to Fr. Blamoh about his experience.

(ANS – Nilavarapatti) – Marie Degenhardt celebrated a different kind of Christmas this year. She is doing a development policy volunteer service at the Don Bosco Care Home near Salem, South India. After three months on the spot the 18-year-old reports on her experiences so far.

(ANS - Ebolowa) - Isabel Pérez Camacho, the volunteer in charge of the Salesian Office in Cadiz, talks about her experience in Ebolowa (Cameroon) in the summer of 2016. This Central African country has been described poetically as "Africa in miniature" on account of its geological and cultural diversity. It has beaches, deserts, mountains, forest and grasslands. 

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