South Africa - Feast of the Salesian Family
Johannesburg, South Africa - May 2017 - On 13 May, the feast of St Maria Domenica Mazzarello, the Salesian Family of the Johannesburg region met at the Provincial House of the South African Vice-Province (AFM) to celebrate Salesian Family Day. Fr Francois Dufour, SDB, Superior of AFM, and Sr Marie-Claire Jean, Provincial of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, welcomed members of the Salesian Family and lay collaborators. There were times set aside for reflection on issues of Salesian Spirituality. Fr Américo Chaquisse, Councillor for the Africa-Madagascar Region, presided at Mass, and Sr. Chantal Mukase, Councillor of the FMA, gave the final message.