Missionary of the Week: Fr. Joseph Santa Bibiana | July 29-August 4
Missionary of the Week The Province Vocations Office will present a “Missionary of the Week” in Salesian News during the summer months. Amy Marinaro of the Vocations Office conducts very short interviews. July 29-August 4: Fr. Joseph Santa Bibiana How did you discover your Salesian Vocation? At the age of 14, I started working in a bank and going to night school. On Sundays I went to the oratory with my friends. We rode our bikes about three miles to the Salesian oratory. In the morning there would be Mass and games, and in the afternoon there [ Read More ]
Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, SDB, ordained four Salesians priests on June 24. They are Fr. Paul Phuoc Trong Chu, Fr. Minh Duc Dang, Fr. Jean Wilgintz Polynice, and Fr. Dieunel Victor. The rite was celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Pelham Manor, New York. The church was packed with several hundred Salesian priests, brothers, and sisters, Salesian Cooperators, Don Bosco Volunteers, Salesian parishioners, the ordinands’ families and friends, and young people from various Salesian works. Frs. Chu, Dang, and Victor studied theology at the Ratisbonne Institute in [ Read More ]
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