(ANS – Xuan Hiep) – Fr John Chrysostom Pham Ngoc Truong has been Delegate for Youth Ministry of the Vietnamese Province for the past two years. He is therefore the best person to give an overqll view of the condition of the Salesian Youth Ministry in the St John Bosco Province (VIE).

(ANS - Inharrime) - Sister Lucilia Teixeira Monteiro is a Portuguese Daughter of Mary Help of Christians (FMA). For 42 years she has been a missionary in Mozambique.  Since 2004 she has been working at Inharrime with orphaned children and young people who are being educated in the faith and for life. "Our children do not have parents, but they have found a family, they are happy to have us and we are happy to have them, because the Salesian life has meaning only because they exist," she says.

(ANS - Bailleul) - How can we give meaning to the commitment of students in vocational schools? One possible answer is given by the staff of the Sainte Marie Professional Institute in Bailleul. This was formerly a Salesian school and still follows the pedagogy of Don Bosco. Students and teachers are working together on a specific project, entrusted to them by the town of Bailleul: to turn a former orphanage into a music school.

(ANS – Addis Ababa) – Be it Feast or Feria, Christmas or Easter, Meskel or Temket, the  National Feasts in Ethiopia, there is someone who is always at his job: a Salesian 24/7, a man with an ‘oratorian heart’, ‘man of few words and more actions’. This is Bro. Donato Galetta, who has been touching the hearts of hundreds of young people ever since his arrival in Ethiopia in the year 1988. Of the thirty years spent in Ethiopia, 12 years were spent in Zway and the remaining 18 years at Mekanissa in Addis Abeba.


ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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