Valencia, Spain - September 2020 - On 11 September, at the Salesian parish "San Antonio Abad", the Salesian Mario Martín made his first religious profession in the hands of Fr Ángel Asurmendi, Provincial of the "Mary Help of Christians" Province (SMX).
Mogliano Veneto, Italy - September 2020 - In recent days, the educational community of the “Astori” Salesian Boarding School of Mogliano Veneto placed all the signposting and material necessary to start the new school year in total safety. While reception days for the first cycle were scheduled from 8 September, and the official full-time start on 14 September, the upper secondary school welcomed its first students on 1 September, as per Individualized Learning Plans, for those in need of extra tutoring. The official start for all students is, however, on September 14th in compliance with Ministerial Guidelines and the Operational Manual provided by the Veneto Regional School Department, with indications regarding the methods of access and exit from the building.
Brno, Czech Republic - September 2020 - On Saturday 5 September, during a Eucharist presided over by Fr Martin Hobza, Provincial of the Czech Republic Province (CEP), the Salesian Vlastimil Vajdak made his Perpetual Profession. Also present was the Councilor for the Central and Northern Europe Region, Fr Roman Jachimowicz.
Rome, RMG - September 2020 - The annual meeting of the Youth Ministry Delegates of the Africa-Madagascar Region began on Monday 14 September. The appointment opened with a moment of prayer and words of welcome from Fr Miguel Angel García Morcuende, General Councilor for Youth Ministry. Participants were then divided into three groups to share operational tips, ideas and reflections. Yesterday, during the second day, they reflected on the importance of meeting today's young people and being open to new cultures. The meeting ends tomorrow, September 17th.