Italy

ITALY: CIOFS-FP operated by Salesian sisters celebrates 50 years providing vocational training for women

By at April 5, 2019 | 7:58 am

ITALY: CIOFS-FP operated by Salesian sisters celebrates 50 years providing vocational training for women

(MissionNewswire) The Centro Italiano Opere Femminili Salesiane (Italian Center for Salesian Feminine Works or CIOFS-FP), located in Rome, Italy, is celebrating its 50th anniversary providing vocational training for women in Italy. A two-day event is planned including a delegation from the center participating in the audience of Pope Francis and a meeting session more...

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ITALY: Students at Salesian training centers in Europe collaborate to create tourist app

By at April 3, 2019 | 8:57 am

ITALY: Students at Salesian training centers in Europe collaborate to create tourist app

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian EntreApp project has connected youth in Valdocco, a quarter in the city of Turin, Italy to youth in Salesian programs in Seville and Bilboa, Spain and in Versailles, France. The EntreApp project brought together students in Europe to help develop an app that promotes tourism in Seville. Each Salesian center had a well-defined role in the more...

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ITALY: Women who have faced violence now living at Salesian House of Women Center released recipe book in honor of International Women’s Day

By at March 13, 2019 | 11:13 am

ITALY: Women who have faced violence now living at Salesian House of Women Center released recipe book in honor of International Women’s Day

(MissionNewswire) In honor of International Women’s Day held earlier this month on Mar. 8, the Salesians for Social Affairs in collaboration with the House of Women Center, located in the harbor city of Messina in northeast Sicily, Italy, presented the recipe book, “The Recipes of Mamma Margherita.” The book was created by four women with a passion for cooking who more...

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ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch vocational training courses at the Don Bosco Educational Center in Naples

By at February 23, 2019 | 4:51 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch vocational training courses at the Don Bosco Educational Center in Naples

(MissionNewswire) After 40 years, vocational training courses are starting once again at the Don Bosco Educational Center in the Doganella district of Naples, Italy. To celebrate the event, a conference titled, “Possible Futures,” was held at the Salesian Institute Menechini in February to discuss more about the educational center and the vocational training courses more...

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ITALY: Entrepreneur Hadidi Lakbir attributes his success in life to his Salesian education

By at February 21, 2019 | 12:23 pm

ITALY: Entrepreneur Hadidi Lakbir attributes his success in life to his Salesian education

(MissionNewswire) Hadidi Lakbir, a 30-year-old married father of a child, arrived in Italy from Morocco 25 years ago to join his father who worked for a local business. Today, Lakbir is an entrepreneur and graduate of the Salesian Institute San Domenico Savio, located in Bra, a town in the northwest Italian region of Piedmont. Lakbir has been working on his own for more...

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ITALY: New group home is launched for young men who need the extra support of educators and mentors to develop a better path in life

By at January 19, 2019 | 1:55 pm

ITALY: New group home is launched for young men who need the extra support of educators and mentors to develop a better path in life

(MissionNewswire) The E.T. Social Cooperative, also known as Educators in the Territory or Neighborhood Educators, is affiliated with the Salesians of Social Welfare (SCS/CNOS Federation) and recently opened Casa di Giò youth home on Jan. 9. Casa di Giò is located in Turin, Italy and is the first residential group apartment operated by the E.T Social Cooperative. The more...

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ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

By at January 5, 2019 | 10:23 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

(MissionNewswire) IME Communication, a new startup in Naples sponsored by the Salesian General Administration in Italy, is giving 11 youth the chance to gain technical and employment skills in video production. The first test of their skills has been the production of the 2019 Salesian Strenna video presentation. The theme of this year's Salesian Strenna is, “Holiness more...

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ITALY: Salesian-run San Paolo Oratory celebrates 100 years providing space and programs for poor youth and their families

By at December 19, 2018 | 6:31 pm

ITALY: Salesian-run San Paolo Oratory celebrates 100 years providing space and programs for poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the San Paolo Oratory located in Turin, Italy. The oratory was launched on Dec. 8, 1918 in an impoverished Turin just after World War I. It was a place that welcomed and educated children and older youth in need and its courtyard served as a gathering place for families who were employed in more...

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ITALY: Young unaccompanied minor from Guinea accesses safe shelter and education through “I care about you” project

By at December 13, 2018 | 1:49 pm

ITALY: Young unaccompanied minor from Guinea accesses safe shelter and education through “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) In 2017, more than 17,000 minors arrived in Italy, nearly 90 percent of them unaccompanied by an adult or chaperone, according to research done by Save the Children. This does not include the close to 5,000 foreign minors it is estimated go unaccounted for in the country. These “invisible children” who have migrated from the world’s poorest more...

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ITALY: Salesian Urban Re-GenerAction project helps communities create beautiful spaces and opportunities for social good

By at December 12, 2018 | 3:12 pm

ITALY: Salesian Urban Re-GenerAction project helps communities create beautiful spaces and opportunities for social good

(MissionNewswire) More than 400 youth have taken part in the Salesian project, “Urban Re-GenerAction: young ideas in the urban outskirts. Experiences of active and supportive citizenship for/with the new generations.” Currently nearing its conclusion, the project was launched in July 2017. Since then, 16 programs have participated facilitated by the Salesians of more...

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