Provincial Letter

Dear Salesian Family, Salesian Young People, and Friends: What a week it has been… On Friday, February 24, I was in San Francisco for a small farewell luncheon for Dr. Daniel Sonkin, who has been working for the Province in various capacities including as the Mental Health Advisor and the Coordinator of the Review Board. Thank you, Dr. Sonkin, for your years of service. I … Continue reading Provincial Letter

Riquezas Escondidas de Cristo

by Fr. Ed Liptak, SDB La Cuaresma comenzó con una oración en busca de las riquezas ocultas de Cristo. Los domingos siguientes nos invitan a hacer a Jesucristo más y más parte de nuestra vida diaria. “Es tu rostro, Señor, lo que busco. No escondas tu rostro”. Antiguamente, buscar el rostro de Dios significaba buscar su presencia. Necesitamos crecer en nuestro deseo de encontrar a … Continue reading Riquezas Escondidas de Cristo

Empowering Youth and Lay Leaders

Insights from the Religious Education Congress on the Don Bosco Educational System Last Sunday, a conference on “Youth Empowerment” was held at the Religious Education Congress, featuring Doctor Juan Carlos Montenegro as the keynote speaker. The conference was held in the framework of the “Strenna” of the Rector Major of the Salesians entitled “AS THE YEAST IN TODAY’S HUMAN FAMILY: The lay dimension in the … Continue reading Empowering Youth and Lay Leaders

Formation on Digital Health for Adolescents

(ANS) – The Youth Ministry Sector of the Salesian Congregation held three webinars about digital health on Feb. 16, 20, and 24. Animated by expert Guillermo Cánovas, they were attended by 300 people in each of the three appointments, representing all regions of the Congregation. Each session was made accessible in 5 languages. The sense of this education was to address the topic of digital … Continue reading Formation on Digital Health for Adolescents

Ukraine – Salesian Solidarity Will Outlast War

(ANS – Kyiv) – Exactly one year has passed since the invasion of Ukraine. Over 200,000 dead, 40,000 wounded, nearly 2,700 schools bombed and an additional 500 schools completely destroyed are just some of the current figures of the conflict. Nearly 18 million people need urgent humanitarian aid to live, and more than 5.5 million schoolchildren have seen their education disrupted by the war. Millions … Continue reading Ukraine – Salesian Solidarity Will Outlast War