Italy: Salesian Cooperator Edvige Carboni Beatified

20 Jun 2019

  (ANS – Pozzomaggiore, Italy – June 17) – On Saturday, May 15 Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes, beatified Edvige Carboni in Pozzomaggiore, Sardinia, on behalf of the Holy Father. Miss Carboni was a humble and strong woman with a “life imbued with God.” She lived

Salesian Family Participates in ICEO Congress in USA

19 Jun 2019

(ANS – New York – June 14) – The World Congress of the International Catholic Education Organization was held at Fordham University in New York, June 5-8, considering the theme “Educatio Si.” Several Salesians and other members of the Salesian Family participated.  

News Agengy of the Salesians Launches Section Dedicated to GC28

13 Jun 2019

(ANS – Rome – June 5) – The 28th General Chapter of the Salesian Society will open in Turin on February 16, 2020, almost 250 days away. That may seem far in the future, but preparations have been going on for months, from an organizational and communicative point of view. ANS

Italy: International Meeting of Salesian Bulletin Says, “It’s necessary to change our paradigm”

06 Jun 2019

(ANS – Rome – May 31) – “The international meeting of the Salesian Bulletin has ended. Our Rector Major, Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime, editor and director of the Salesian Bulletin, has entrusted us with updating Don Bosco’s magazine, the institutional magazine of the Congregation, taking into account the Salesian Social

Interview with Fr. Filiberto Gonzalez about the Salesian Bulletin

30 May 2019

“We’re talking about millions of printed magazines … over 3,000,000 a year” (ANS – Rome – May 21) – Fr. Filiberto Gonzalez, general councilor for communications, is preparing the international meeting of the Salesian Bulletin that take place in Rome, May 26-29. In an interview with ANS, he explains the activities planned

Burkina Faso: Funeral Mass and Burial of Salesian missionary Fr. Fernando Hernandez

23 May 2019

(ANS – Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso – May 20) – Spanish Salesian missionary Fr. Fernando Hernandez, 60, was murdered on Friday, May 17, in the Salesian house of Bobo Dioulasso, by a former chef of the center. The killer, who had worked at the center for seven years and was fired

Novena to Mary Help of Christians, 2019 edition

08 May 2019

(ANS – Rome – May 2) – Given last year’s success, the experience of the world novena to Mary Help of Christians is being repeated in 2019, with testimonies on sanctity in the Salesian Family and commentary by the Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime. The initiative, launched for the first time

Italy’s 8th Salesian Communications Day

02 May 2019

We Can Move from “Like” to “Amen” (ANS – Rome – April 29) – “‘We are members of one another’ (Eph 4:25): From social network communities to the human community” is the theme of this year’s World Communications Day, the 53rd, announced by the Holy Father on the feast of

Ghana: Salesians Support Small Rural Communities

01 May 2019

Providing Water to the Thirsty Salesians Support Small Rural Communities (ANS – Ashaiman, Ghana – April 30) – Water is essential for all living organisms. Its role is so vital in our lives that it is recognized as a fundamental human right. Indeed, the United Nations has dedicated the sixth

Sri Lanka: The Massacre that unfolded on Easter Sunday 2019

30 Apr 2019

(ANS – Dungalpitiya, Sri Lanka – April 24) – Following the tragic attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Day, the Salesian provincial in the country issued a statement today, April 24, which we publish below, slightly edited. Dear Friends, I am deeply saddened to write these few lines about the