Ethiopia - Accompaniment seminar for young people and families
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - February 2020 - To accompany and animate the young people of the Catholic families of the Salesian parishes, a two-day seminar was held at the "Salesianum" in Addis Ababa, organized by the Department of Youth Ministry, coordinated by Fr Aristide Marcandalli, SDB, Head of the Salesian parishes of the Africa-Ethiopia Vice Province (AET). The 6 Salesian parishes joined the initiative and sent their representatives to the seminar. Several important topics are discussed, such as: "The time of commitment as a necessary preparation for marriage"; "A journey towards true intimacy: the role of intimacy in the vision of God"; "Application of the Preventive System in the family education of children"; "The Salesian spirituality of the Christian family: the Marian dimension (ADMA)". Within the program, the participants experienced moments of debate and group sharing. Fr Samuel Abraha, Delegate for Youth Ministry, expressed great satisfaction with the organization of the event.