Youth Encounter – a first for the boarders of Mary Our Help Ladies Dormitory (Papua New Guinea)

Boroko, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 27 April 2020 — They came unsure of what to expect in the encounter and ended up asking for more. On April 22-24, thirty boarders from Mary Our Help Ladies Dormitory – East Boroko Papua New Guinea, attended the first batch of Youth Encounter formation program offered by the…

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SECTIONSNEWS Vatican – The cause of martyrdom of Fr Elia Comini, SDB, proceeds

(ANS – Vatican City) – On Tuesday, 25 February 2020, the historical Consultors of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints expressed a positive opinion on the Positio super martyrio of the Salesian priest Fr Elia Comini (1910-1944): Positio drawn up after, on February 22, 2019, the same Congregation had granted that this Cause, which started super virtutibus, could indeed be…

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Italy – GC28, “Chapter Inside”: interview with the Rector Major, Fr Á.F. Artime

(ANS – Turin) – The choice of Valdocco as the venue for the GC28, the expectations for this chapter, the role of young people and lay people, the sense of frontier presence… There is all this and more in the video interview to the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, which opens the ANS column “Chapter Inside”, on…

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650 technical skills students receive proper nutrition

Cambodia- 650 technical skills students receive proper nutrition at 3 Don Bosco schools thanks to Rise Against Hunger rice-meal donation (MissionNewswire) Students attending technical training programs supported by the Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia had access to proper nutrition in the fourth quarter of 2019 thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the…

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SDB Missionary Theologians connected to their missionary land

KEP CITY — CAMBODIA. The experience of sending students of theology to their missionary land during their annual vacations is actually a positive idea with great experiences and help for the local communities. Between December 2019 and February 2020, two students of theology and Salesian missionaries, traveled from their centres of studies to the Kingdom…

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