ANS FOTO - August 2021 (Year 25 - n.544)
01- Mornese, Italy - August 2021 - August 5 was the 149th anniversary of the Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians’ foundation (FMA). As per tradition, the perpetual profession of some FMA sisters was celebrated at Mornese during the Eucharist presided over by the Rector Major of the Salesians, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, in the presence of the Mother General of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, Mother Yvonne Reungoat.
02 - Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy - August 2021 - Don Bosco's 206th birthday was celebrated, in his birthplace, with the Eucharist presided over by the Rector Major’s Vicar, Fr Stefano Martoglio, with the participation of Fr Ivo Coelho, General Councilor for Formation. Besides provincials Fr Giuliano Giacomazzi, (Lombard Emilian Province), Fr Leonardo Mancini (Special Circumscription of Italy Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta), Fr Stefano Aspettati (Italian Salesian Central Circumscription) and a good number of young people were also present.
03 - Lubumbashi, D.R. Congo - August 2021 - On 22 August the Economer General of the Salesian Congregation, Br. Jean Paul Muller, accompanied by the Provincial of the Central Africa Province (AFC), Fr Guillermo Basañes, visited the facilities of "Radio Don Bosco". The broadcasting station is located in Lubumbashi in the province of Haut-Katanga and has been serving youth since 2014.
04 - Callao, Peru - August 2021 - The Extraordinary Visitation conducted by Fr Hugo Orozco, Councilor for the Interamerica Region, to the "Santa Rosa" Salesian Province of Lima, Peru (PER), began on 21 August, in the name of the Rector Major. Fr Orozco visited the Salesian community in Callao from 29 August to 2 September. The Extraordinary Visit ends on November 24th.
05 - Stockholm, Sweden - August 2021 – On 28 August, Fr Václav Klement, Extraordinary Visitor "ad nutum" and "pro tempore", began the Extraordinary Visitation to the "St Adalbert" Province of Poland-Piła (PLN), a Province that has works and presences in four European countries: Poland, Georgia, Russia, Sweden. Fr Klement began his Extraordinary Visitation from the Salesian community located in the Swedish capital, Stockholm.
06 - Oświęcim, Poland - August 2021 - The 14th "Jackowe Granie" Festival, Music of St. Hyacinth, took place from 14 to 17 August 2021, organized in honor of St. Hyacinth, patron saint of the Salesian Province of Krakow (PLS), and of St. John Bosco, patron saint of the city of Oświęcim since 2013.
07 - Copacabana, Bolivia - August 2021 - Fr Líder Justiniano Flores, Provincial of the "Our Lady of Copacabana" Province of Bolivia, led the celebrations for the 125 years of Salesian presence in Bolivia, celebrating the Eucharist on Don Bosco's 206th birthday in the National Shrine of the Virgin of Copacabana.
08- Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - August 2021 - During the period of severe isolation due to the pandemic, the Salesian parish “Don Bosco Tam Hai” accompanied and supported the parishioners, as well as people of different religions, providing them with food and water.