RMG – Rector Major's Visit to Province of North-East Italy

15 March 2019

(ANS - Rome) - "Father Ángel, we are waiting for you!": thus the joyful cry of the Salesian Youth Movement of the Triveneto, which awaits Rector Major Fr Ángel Fernández Artime next Sunday, March 17, for the traditional "Festa Ragazzi" in Jesolo. The X Successor of Don Bosco will participate in the large festival, which annually gathers thousands of participants from all the centers of the area's Salesian Family. He will also visit other Salesian houses and realities of the Salesian Province of North-East Italy.

Accompanied by his Secretary, Fr Horacio López, the Rector Major leaves for Venice-Mestre on the evening of today, Friday 15.

On Saturday morning he will preside over the assembly with all his confreres from the Province, while in the afternoon he will travel to Schio, where he will visit the Salesian house and meet the young people who attend it. In the evening, returning to Mestre, he will offer the Salesian "Good night" to the animators of the Festa Ragazzi.

On Sunday morning, the Rector Major will attend the Festa's central performance on the theme "Choose where to look", and then preside over the Eucharist for all those present. Later in the day he will move to Padua to meet the members of the Salesian Family and visit the local community of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians.

Finally, on the last day of the visit, Fr Á.F. Artime shall meet with the Provincial Council and then, in Mogliano Veneto, with the laity who have roles of responsibility in the houses of the Province and with young people in vocational research being hosted in the so-called "Comunità Proposta - Proposal Community."


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