North America

MEXICO: Salesian missionaries are assessing damage and providing humanitarian assistance after devastating earthquake in Mexico City

By at September 21, 2017 | 5:52 am

MEXICO: Salesian missionaries are assessing damage and providing humanitarian assistance after devastating earthquake in Mexico City

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have already begun responding with humanitarian aid and assistance after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake reduced many buildings in Mexico City to rubble on Sept. 19. This is the second earthquake to hit Mexico in just 12 days. CNN is reporting that the earthquake has killed at least 225 and rescue operations are still underway. According more...

Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

By at June 12, 2017 | 1:05 pm

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Launched in 2002, the day focuses attention on the global extent of child labor and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. On this day, the United Nations, governments, employers and workers more...

Colombia , India , Kenya , Mexico , Special Reports

UNITED STATES: Two Salesian High School Students Receive $40,000 College Scholarships from Edison Scholars Program

By at May 26, 2017 | 6:42 am

Two students from Salesian high schools in the Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese are the recipients of the Edison Scholars Program, according to an article from Angelus. The Edison Scholars Program provides 30 high school seniors who excel in STEM subjects with $40,000 college scholarships. The Angelus article reports that on April 10, Pedro Pizarro, president and CEO more...

United States

MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Assist Haitian Migrants and Mexicans Deported from the United States

By at May 18, 2017 | 9:54 am

Between May 2016 and January 2017, Salesian missionaries faced a wave of Haitian migrants at its Salesian center, Desayunador Salesiano, in Tijuana. Haitian migrants arrived dizzy, exhausted, cold, hungry, and broke after their three-month land journey from Brazil. Some were sick. Some had delivered babies or miscarried along their route. Others had family and friends die more...

Mexico , Uncategorized

MEXICO: Don Bosco Technological Institute Holds 10th Don Bosco Expotec for Students to Showcase Their Inventions

By at April 21, 2017 | 8:17 am

MEXICO: Don Bosco Technological Institute Holds 10th Don Bosco Expotec for Students to Showcase Their Inventions

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technological Institute of Saltillo recently held the 10th Don Bosco Expotec, which highlighted 86 youth projects focused on the theme, “Young people who leave fingerprints.” The event was an opportunity for students studying for their bachelor’s degrees to put into practice their knowledge through ingenious inventions or improvements more...

Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

By at January 31, 2017 | 10:25 am

MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

(MissionNewswire) In order to provide better support and services to Haitian migrants, Salesian missionaries in Tijuana, Mexico have opened a reception center at the San Juan Bosco Oratory. The new reception center can accommodate up to 200 people and offers food, sleeping accommodations, and bathrooms and showers. The program also provides workshops, recreational and more...

Featured on slider , Haiti , Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MEXICO: Salesian Volunteers from the United States Support Programs for Migrants and At-Risk Youth in Tijuana, Mexico

By at January 30, 2017 | 6:13 pm

MEXICO: Salesian Volunteers from the United States Support Programs for Migrants and At-Risk Youth in Tijuana, Mexico

(MissionNewswire) Each year, Salesian volunteers from the Western Province of the United States organize a mission trip to Tijuana, Mexico to help support the work of the local Salesian mission. At the end of 2016, Juan Carlos Montenegro, the delegate for Salesian volunteers, was joined by two Salesian novices, Quang Nguyen and Damien Ho, along with a group of young more...

Haiti , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , United States

UNITED STATES: Bosco Tech Student Interns at Boeing, Saves the Company Nearly $1 Million

By at December 22, 2016 | 9:02 am

UNITED STATES: Bosco Tech Student Interns at Boeing, Saves the Company Nearly $1 Million

(MissionNewswire) Jacob Lovi, a senior at Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) high school in Rosemead, California, developed an idea during his summer internship at Boeing that will save the company significant money. According to an article in the Whittier Daily News, Boeing found that when it implements Lovi’s idea, it will save the company tens of thousands of more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , United States

MEXICO: Students Have Better Access to Sports and Recreation Thanks to Fútbol Donation from One World Play Project

By at December 15, 2016 | 9:23 am

MEXICO: Students Have Better Access to Sports and Recreation Thanks to Fútbol Donation from One World Play Project

(MissionNewswire) Youth in Salesian programs in Mexico City, Mexico have better access to sports and recreation thanks to a recent donation of 5,700 fútbols. The donation was made possible through a partnership between Salesian Missions and One World Play Project (also known as One World Fútbol), an organization dedicated to bringing the healing power of play to youth more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Mexico

MEXICO: Institute Celebrating 50 Years Providing Education in Indigenous Communities

By at December 3, 2016 | 1:02 pm

MEXICO: Institute Celebrating 50 Years Providing Education in Indigenous Communities

(MissionNewswire) In the center of the Oaxaca Highland, Salesian missionaries operate the Institute for the Advancement of the Indigenous Community, which bring hope for a better life through education and workforce development for local indigenous youth. Salesian programs serve local youth through a primary and secondary school as well as a boarding school, all open to more...

Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)