Interamerica Youth Ministry Delegates Meet in D.R.

25 Oct 2018

(ANS – Santo Domingo – October 19) – The delegates for youth ministry of the 13 provinces of the Interamerica Region, met in the Dominican Republic’s capital, seat of the Antilles Province, October 15-20, with the participation of Fr. Daniel Garcia of the Congregation’s Youth Ministry Department. They included SUE’s Fr. Abraham Feliciano (kneeling, 2nd from left) and SUO’s Fr. Mel Trinidad (kneeling, 3rd from left).

The meeting’s aim was to continue strengthening the regional processes of youth ministry in the light of the Reference Framework for Salesian Youth Ministry and the Synod of Bishops underway at the Vatican. The participants also discussed the themes of the 2019 International Youth Ministry and Family Congress and the upcoming World Youth Day in Panama. They got an update on the progress of the animation processes that have already started. In a changing world, the Salesians of the Interamerica Region make every effort to keep up with the needs of the young and study ways of providing answers to new forms of poverty and marginalization.