Sodražica, Slovenia - May 2019 - On May 18, the Salesian Cooperators of Slovenia gathered for their annual meeting, held in Sodražica, in a diocesan parish, one of the five centers in which they operate. Led by Coordinator Tilen Mlakar and Salesians Fr Ivan Turk and Fr Klemen Balažič, the Salesian Cooperators visited the native places and learned about the life and work of Magdalena Gornik (1835-1896), whose diocesan phase in the process of beatification and canonization is underway. Also present at the meeting was Stanislav Veselsky, Coordinator of the Salesian Cooperators of the North East Region. He presented statistics on the expansion of the Salesian charism. In the words of the Rector Major, he also encouraged participants in the growth of the Salesian charismatic identity, in number as well, to be witnesses in union with the Pope and living the charism of Don Bosco.