Treviglio, Italy – May 2016 –The SYM Feast organized and run by SYM members took place in Treviglio on 1 May 2016. This year’s motto returned to the theme of the Jubilee: "Merciful like the Father." The event was attended by young people from the Salesian Houses of the Lombardo-Emiliana Province, who shared time, activities, sports, prayer and testimonies.
Belo Horizonte, Brazil - April 2016 - The first stage of formation for Salesian youth leaders of the Province of Belo Horizonte was held on 9 April with 35 participants from the parishes, schools and social works.
Lima, Peru - April 2016 - A Meeting of the Provincial Delegates for SDB and FMA Schools of the Andean Region was held on 28-29 April. There were 11 participants. The meeting was chaired by Fr Miguel Ángel García, head of the section for Schools and Vocational Training Centres in the Salesian Youth Ministry Depatment. The aim of the meeting was to share the progress of the educational and pastoral processes for the Salesian school developed in the region, in the light of policies agreed during the American Continental Meeting of the Salesian School (ESA III - 2008) and in preparation for ESA IV scheduled for next year in Medellin.
Indonesia - April 2016 - Fr Alfred Maravilla, from the Missions Sector concluded his visit of missionary animation to the Delegation of Indonesia. From 26 April to 1 May he visited the houses of formation in Sunter, Serpong and Sumba, meeting the aspirants, novices and post-novices and their formators and speaking to them about the missionary spirit as an essential element of the charism of Don Bosco.