After this moment of communion, Fr Á.F. Artime arrived in Kansebula where he was warmly welcomed by the Salesians in formation and their formators. The Rector Major then presided over the opening ceremony of the 60th formative year of the post-novitiate founded in 1959.
In the afternoon the Rector Major, accompanied by his Secretary, Fr Horacio López, Fr Américo Chaquisse, Councilor for the Africa-Madagascar Region, and Fr Albert Kabuge, AFC Provincial, together with a large delegation of Salesians and communication officers, visited the 'Bakanja-ville' Salesian house, a reception and recovery center for children and young people at risk. Fr Artime dialogued with many of the center's children who are assisted by the Salesians of the Province of Central Africa.
In the evening the Rector Major celebrated the feast of Maria Domenica Mazzarello with the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians.