ANS FOTO - ANS Photo - December 2019 (Year XXIII n.514)
01 - Rome, Italy - December 2019 - On 19 December, the last joint meeting before their General Chapters of the General Councils of the Salesians of Don Bosco and the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians took place, scheduled on the 28th and 24th.
02 - Rome, Italy - December 2019 - Rector Major Fr Ángel Fernández Artime presented Strenna 2020 - "Good Christians and Upright Citizens" - at the FMA Generalate. Present: Mother Yvonne Reungoat, FMA Mother General, with her Council; Fr Filiberto González, General Councilor for Social Communication; and other Salesian Family members.
03 - Malaga, Spain - December 2019 - "Being in Malaga feels like being in another Valdocco. We must thank Don Bosco and his Mother for having given shape to this dream," said the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, on the occasion celebrating the 125 years of Salesian presence in Malaga.
04 - Foggia, Italy - December 2019 - A large mural representing Don Bosco was inaugurated on 8 December, created by the famous street art artist, Jorit. The ceremony was presided over by Fr Angelo Santorsola, Provincial of the Southern Italy Province, in the presence of Fr Filiberto González, General Councilor for Social Communication; Salesian brother Jean Paul Muller, Salesian Economer General; and the Mayor of Foggia, dr. Franco Landella.
05 - Ahmednagar, India - December 2019 - On December 22, "Bosco Gramin Vikas Lendra" (BGVK) organized, with the support of the German sponsor "Kindermissionswerk", a Christmas party for 798 poor children from rural areas benefiting from the "Village Education Project".
06 - Campinápolis, Brazil - December 2019 - The AMA (Salesian Mission Animation) team periodically travels through the villages of the Parabubure region, where about 500 people of the Xavante ethnic group live, to maintain services. On this occasion, small repairs were made to the wells.
07 - Embu, Kenya - December 2019 - The Salesian Province of East Africa (AFE) organized Forum 2019 of the Salesian Youth Movement from 16 to 21 December. Over 500 young people from the Salesian presences of Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi and Ethiopia took part.
08 - Kabgayi, Rwanda - December 2019 - From 16 to 21 December, at the Salesian Oratory of Kabgayi, the training event was held on the theme: "With our parents we become good Christians and upright citizens", and was attended by hundreds of young people.