RMG - Visit of the Vicar of the Rector Major to the Province of New Delhi

24 February 2023

(ANS - Rome) - In the same days in which the Rector Major will be visiting the Province of India-Hyderabad (25-28 February), his Vicar, Fr Stefano Martoglio, will also be in India, but about 1,500 km further north, engaged in an visit of Animation to the Province of "Jesus the Good Shepherd" of India-New Delhi (INN). For Fr Martoglio, who had visited the Indian Provinces of Bangalore (INK) and Chennai (INM) last November, this is his first visit to the INN Province.

After reaching New Delhi in the early hours, on the morning of Saturday 25 February, the Rector Major's Vicar will preside over the Mass at the Provincial House in New Delhi, and then move to the Don Bosco Technical Institute at Okhla, followed by the visit to the Salesian school in Alaknanda, where he will meet students and teachers. He will then fly to Ranchi, and spend the evening with the Salesians of that region.

The following morning will open with the Mass and a meeting with the Salesian Family at Hatia, and will continue with a visit to the Rurungkocha and Sahera centres and a moment of fraternity with the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians of Sahera.

The visit of the Vicar of the Rector Major will then be completed with a moment of celebration with the entire Salesian Family on Monday, 27 February. On the morning of Tuesday, 28 February, Fr Martoglio will travel to Hyderabad to participate, together with the other members of the General Council, in the Team Visit to the South Asia Region.


ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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