Great Britain - October 2020 - On Saturday 24 October the Salesians in initial formation from the Great Britain Province (GBR) gathered online for a time of fraternity and reflection. There are 13 Salesians, from 6 Provinces, who continue their formation in the GBR Province. Some are doing university studies, others are in the internship phase and two are approaching ordination.
Cebu, Philippines - October 2020 - On 24 October, in the Archdiocesan Shrine of "Our Lady of Lourdes", Msgr. Midyphil Billones, Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu, presided over the presbyteral ordination of Salesian Erwin Joey E. Cabilan in the presence of Fr Godofredo Atienza, Superior of the Southern Philippines Province (FIS).
Mumbai, India - October 2020 - The "Don Bosco Development Society" (DBDS), the Planning and Development Office of the India-Mumbai Province (INB), with the support of the "Don Bosco Mondo" Salesian Mission Office in Bonn, Germany, helped 140 people with disabilities residing in Mumbai slums by distributing relief kits containing food and hygiene items.
Moca, Dominican Republic - October 2020 - The Salesians of the Antilles Province (ANT) celebrated the priestly ordination of Salesians Juan Luis Bencosme and Silverio Antonio Sánchez on 24 October by the imposition of hands and the consecratory prayer of Msgr. Freddy Antonio Bretón Martínez, Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de los Caballeros.