(ANS - Gracias) - The Honduran people and the Salesian community share the joy of the episcopal ordination of Msgr. Walter Guillén Soto, SDB, as the first Bishop of the new diocese of Gracias. The celebration took place last Friday, June 11, 2021, in the temple of St Mark, the city's oldest, which has now become the Cathedral of the new diocese, and was presided over by the Apostolic Nuncio in Honduras, Mgr. Gábor Pintér.

(ANS - Žilina) - The “Saint Joseph the Worker” Vocational Training Center (VTC) in Žilina, Slovakia, celebrated the 30th anniversary of the school's foundation in May. Despite the country's pandemic situation, which kept high schools closed for almost seven months during the school year, the institute's educators sought ways to involve children in the anniversary celebrations. And it was the young people themselves who were the protagonists of the various online activities through which the school was able to celebrate the anniversary.

(ANS - Bukavu) – In recent days, the new Provincial of the "Our Lady of Africa" Province of Central Africa (AFC), Fr Guillermo Basañes, made visits to the works of his Province to get to know them in person. Uvira, Bukavu, Nyakadaka and Goma were the stops on his journey.

(ANS - Rome) - The third video of the series "It is time for Chapter 28" was published today, 14 June. In it, the Rector Major of the Salesians, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, explores the third roadmap of the six-year term contained in the document "Post-Chapter Reflections", entitled: "Living the 'SALESIAN SACRAMENT' OF THE PRESENCE".

(ANS – Rome) – On 11 June 2021 Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, the Rector Major, with the consent of his Council, nominated Fr Angelo Sylvester Miranda, SDB (known as Roshan), as the 4th Superior of the Salesian Vice Province of “St Joseph”, Sri Lanka (LKC), for 2021-2027. The Vice Province has 102 confreres including missionaries.

(ANS - Guadalajara) - The XXIII Meeting of the CIMAC-NAC-MESOAMERICA area took place online on 26 and 27 May. It involved the leaders of the Salesian schools in Central America, Mexico, the Antilles, and North America.


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