Jerusalem – Feast Day Celebration of Don Bosco in Ratisbonne
Jerusalem - January 2022 - On 31 January the Salesian Monastery of Ratisbonne celebrated the feast day of St. John Bosco. The celebration began with the Eucharist presided over by Bishop William Hanna Shomali, of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, who during his homily highlighted: “Don Bosco managed to radiate and preach the Gospel of joy. This joy is not something to be taken for granted! We have to fight to keep it.” Present at the celebration were Fr Emanuele Vezzoli, Vicar of the Salesian Province of the Middle East (MOR), Fr Stanislaus Swamikannu, Rector of the community of Ratisbonne, and over 170 people including members of religious communities, Salesian collaborators and young people.