Salesian International Commission for Communications Established

28 Aug 2020

(ANS – Rome – August 27, 2020) – During an online meeting held on August 26 and organized by the general councilor for communications, Fr. Gildásio Mendes dos Santos, the Salesian International Commission for Communications was established. The meeting was attended by the coordinators of the communications delegates of the various
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Salesian Missions Supports Vulnerable Families in Juba Refugee Camp

28 Aug 2020

(ANS – Gumbo, South Sudan – August 26, 2020) – Since the beginning of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, much attention has been paid to the situation inside the Gumbo refugee camp, on the outskirts of Juba, the capital of South Sudan. The camp was established in 2014 and is run by
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The Rector Major’s Action Program for the Salesian Congregation After GC28

20 Aug 2020

Click here to view the Rector Major’s program for the Salesian community after GC28.

Italy: New Mural Dedicated to Don Bosco

14 Aug 2020

(ANS – Corigliano Rossano, Italy – August 2020) – A mural dedicated to Don Bosco was inaugurated in the municipality of Corigliano Rossano, yesterday, Thursday, August 13, in the presence of the bishop of Rossano Cariati, Msgr. Giuseppe Satriano, the councilor Donatella Novellis, and many within the neighborhood. The mural
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Innovation and Salesian Resilience in Times of COVID-19

12 Aug 2020

(ANS – Rome – August 12, 2020) – Strengthening mutual learning through the exchange of knowledge is part of the joint work developed by America Social Salesiana, the network of Salesian social works and services for young people at risk in the Interamerica Region. An online meeting was held on Tuesday,
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Israel: Witness the Life of Simon Srugi in Beitgemal

12 Aug 2020

(ANS – Beitgemal, Israel – August 3) – Among the Salesian works in the Holy Land is the house of Beitgemal. It was founded in 1878 by Fr. Antonio Belloni as an orphanage and agricultural area and is now directed by Fr. Gian Maria Gianazza, who has served in the Middle
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VIDES young man also in International Youth Advisory Body

12 Dec 2019

(ANS – Tokyo – December 6) – In addition to Carina Baumgartner, a 28-year-old Austrian Salesian Youth Movement member, there’s another representative of the Salesian world in the International Youth Consultative Body, newly established by the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life to comply with the focus of the
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SYM Is at Vatican’s International Youth Advisory Body    

29 Nov 2019

(ANS – Vatican City – November 26) – On the feast of Christ the King, November 24, the Vatican dicastery for the Laity, the Family, and Life joyfully announced the establishment of the International Youth Advisory Body, consisting of 20 young people from six continents and several international movements, associations,
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What’s Happening in Bolivia?

21 Nov 2019

(ANS – Cochabamba – November 19) – The Salesian province in Bolivia is grateful for the solidarity and support expressed by all in relation to the assault, looting, and destruction of Ichilo Radio and Television Broadcast Station, located in Yapacaní, Santa Cruz Province, and for the earlier firing of tear gas at
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2020 Strenna Poster Presented

21 Nov 2019

(ANS – Rome – November 15) – The poster for Strenna 2020, which develops the theme “Let your will be done on earth as it is in heaven (Matt 6:10). GOOD CHRISTIANS AND UPRIGHT CITIZENS” is now available online. The 2020 poster of the Year stands recalls to mind the spark
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