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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education and Social Development Programs for Refugees

By at June 20, 2016 | 11:45 am

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education and Social Development Programs for Refugees

(MissionNewsire) Salesian Missions stands with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other international organizations in honoring World Refugee Day. UNHCR has noted that 60 million people worldwide are refugees and thousands flee their homes every day. In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced more...

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WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs That Fight Against Child Labor

By at June 12, 2016 | 2:17 pm

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs That Fight Against Child Labor

(MissionNewsire) 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. Each year on June 12, the United Nations, governments, employers and workers more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries from around the Globe Visit U.S. Parishes to Share Success Stories

By at June 9, 2016 | 12:36 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions is pleased the announce the arrival of Salesian missionaries from close to a dozen different locations who will participate in public forums at U.S. parishes to share inspirational success stories from Salesian programs. New Rochelle, New York - This summer, between June and September, Salesian missionaries from various locations more...

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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

By at March 21, 2016 | 10:07 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22, focusing attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Women’s Education, Empowerment Programs

By at March 8, 2016 | 7:28 pm

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Women’s Education, Empowerment Programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. The 2016 theme for International more...

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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education, Child Rights Programs

By at December 10, 2015 | 8:20 am

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education, Child Rights Programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring Human Rights Day. Celebrated each year on December 10, Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Fifty years ago, in the aftermath of World War II, the United Nations more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Girls Education and Empowerment Programs for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

By at December 8, 2015 | 9:26 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Girls Education and Empowerment Programs for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in honoring the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which began on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25) and will conclude on International Human Rights Day (December 10). This year’s theme “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make more...

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GLOBAL: Pope Francis Recalls His Positive Educational Experiences in Salesian Schools

By at November 18, 2015 | 1:48 pm

GLOBAL: Pope Francis Recalls His Positive Educational Experiences in Salesian Schools

(MissionNewswire) Pope Francis, along with millions of youth around the globe, have been educated by missionaries in Salesian schools. The Pope has nurtured close ties to Salesian missionaries and priests throughout his life. He was baptized by a Salesian priest, educated in a Salesian school and encouraged in his vocation by the same Salesian priest who introduced his more...

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2014 ANNUAL REPORT: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs for Poor Youth and Responses to Emergencies around the Globe

By at November 9, 2015 | 4:42 pm

2014 ANNUAL REPORT: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs for Poor Youth and Responses to Emergencies around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, recently published its 2014 Annual Report highlighting educational programs and social development services provided by more than 30,000 priests, brothers, sisters and novices in more than 130 countries around the globe. Through more than its 150-year history, Salesian missionaries more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Launches Annual Food Distribution Appeal to Feed Malnourished Children

By at November 9, 2015 | 4:28 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Launches Annual Food Distribution Appeal to Feed Malnourished Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesian of Don Bosco, announces the launch of its Annual Food Distribution Appeal to raise funds to ship food aid to malnourished children and families in some of the poorest places on the planet. Through this special appeal, every $1 that is raised can deliver $20 worth of food. This is made more...

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