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(ANS) - Starting from the Strenna of the Rector Major, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, for 2022, on the theme "Do all through love, nothing through constraint," comes a new song, whose author is Br. Stefan Crescia SDB, from the Province of South Argentina, and whose co-author and composer is Br. Isaac Aguilera SDB, from the Province of North Argentina.

(ANS - Turin) - Every year, June 24 is a special day for all past pupils and friends of Don Bosco around the world because it celebrates the movement’s founding day. It was on this day in 1870 that the first group of past pupils from Valdocco, led by Carlo Gastini, visited Don Bosco to celebrate his name day - the feast day of St. John the Baptist - and to thank him for the love and education they had received. This moment of grace is marked by the values of gratitude and love that have always distinguished the movement of the Past Pupils.

(ANS - Vatican City) - On June 23, the Bulletin of the Holy See's Press Office made public the calendar of Celebrations presided over by the Holy Father Francis in July-September 2022. Among them, on Saturday, August 27, in St. Peter's Basilica, at 4 p.m., the Papal Chapel will be held for the Ordinary Public Consistory for the creation of new Cardinals and for the vote on several Causes of Canonization.

(ANS - Turin) - Yesterday afternoon, Thursday, June 23, at the Mother House of the Salesians in Turin-Valdocco, the traditional meeting of dialogue, discussion, and Salesian fraternity between the General Councils of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) and the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA) was renewed. The Rector Major, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, flanked by the other members of his Council, warmly welcomed and hosted Mother Chiara Cazzuola, Mother General of the FMA, and her Councilors.

(ANS - Turin) - The Feast Day of Thanksgiving to the Rector Major by his Salesian confreres and all those who love Don Bosco was renewed once again this year, in the setting that is most proper to it: Valdocco. Originating exactly 152 years ago, on June 24, 1870, with the tribute of a coffee set to Don Bosco by Carlo Gastini and other former students of the Oratory, today the celebration constitutes a time for Salesians and members of the Salesian Family to thank Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, who is Don Bosco's tenth Successor, for his leadership and governance of the Congregation, as well as for his service of animation and his bearing witness.

(ANS - Melles-lez-Tournai) - On Sunday, June 12, in Melles-lez-Tournai, Belgium, just a few kilometers from the border with France, a relatively unknown part of history, in which the Salesians of Don Bosco played an important role, was brought to light: two plaques were unveiled during a solemn ceremony to commemorate the rescue operation of 80 Jewish children carried out by the Salesians of the "St. Paul" Institute during World War II.

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