Rector Major: THE BEATITUDES OF THE SALESIAN FAMILY

04 Apr 2019

THE MESSAGE OF THE RECTOR MAJOR FR. ANGEL FERNANDEZ ARTIME THE BEATITUDES OF THE SALESIAN FAMILY   In January we celebrated the Salesian Family Spirituality Days with people from 28 nations. These formation days for the entire Family have been held for the last 37 years; they become more significant
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Entering the Heart of Don Bosco

13 Mar 2019

by Fr. Abe Feliciano, SDB   (New Rochelle, N.Y. – March 13) – From Monday, February 18, to Friday, March 8, Deacon Ivan Gemio (Salesian Cooperator from St. John Bosco Parish in Port Chester, N.Y.), Fr. Manny Gallo, SDB (CYM at St. John Bosco Parish), and I were blessed to
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NTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights educational and social programs around the globe that empower girls and young women

08 Mar 2019

Author: Salesian Missions Programs in Cambodia, El Salvador, Mali, and Sierra Leone illustrate the work of Salesians that support this year’s theme, which is focused on building a gender-balanced world. NEW ROCHELLE, NY (March. 8, 2019) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and the international community in celebrating International Women’s Day
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The Message of the Rector Major: LET US LEARN TO LOOK “WITH THE EYES OF GOD”

07 Mar 2019

BY FR. ANGEL FERNANDEZ ARTIME I listened to the testimonies of dozens of young people during World Youth Day and the wonderful celebration of Don Bosco’s feast in Panama (with the most multitudinous procession that I’ve ever seen in my life).  These young people recounted so many more stories from
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He Loved to the End: Fr. Antonio Cesar Fernandez

06 Mar 2019

by Fr. Martin Lasarte, SDB  (ANS – Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – February 25) – February 15 is a hot day at Nohao, in the province of Boulgou, Burkina Faso. Three Salesians coming from Lomé, Togo, arrive at the customs office on their way to their mission at Ouagadougou. But a group
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Interview with Fr. Francesco Cereda after Summit on Protection of Minors

28 Feb 2019

Vatican “We must guarantee safe environments for minors” Interview with Fr. Francesco Cereda after Summit on Protection of Minors (ANS – Vatican City – February 25) – The meeting at the Vatican on the protection of minors in the Church ended on Sunday, February 24. It saw cardinals, archbishops, bishops, religious
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Starting the CRESCO Program in Guatemala

14 Feb 2019

Story and photos by Bro. Rafael Vargas, SDB   (Guatemala City – February 11) – On January 3, a little over a month ago, I moved to Guatemala City and started my two-year experience in CRESCO, which is a formation for the formation of Salesian coadjutor brothers during their last
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$125 WORTH MORE THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE

14 Feb 2019

THE MOST PRECIOUS MONEY I’VE EVER SEEN I ask that the Salesians of Don Bosco and the entire Salesian Family throughout the world make known how much good is being done everywhere—not vjust by us but also by many persons, groups, and institutions. We have to make the good known,
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Salesian Mission Offices Look Toward the Future

14 Feb 2019

(ANS – Rome – February 11) – The world conference of those responsible for Salesian mission offices, held in Rome last month, has marked the roadmap for the future path of these organizations. For the concrete support of the Salesian mission in the world, the mission offices are called to act
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For Priests, Pope Francis Points to Don Bosco: “He made others happy and himself rejoiced”

13 Feb 2019

(ANS – Vatican City) – First in front of about 700,000 young people in Panama City; then in a general audience at the Vatican; finally, on January 31 during morning Mass celebrated at St. Martha’s House, for the third time in less than a week Pope Francis pointed to Don Bosco
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