Salesian missionaries are celebrating 100 years of service in Northeast India. The celebration included an event initiated by Don Bosco School Excellence Mission in Guwahati, which brought together 125 students from 23 different schools in the states of Assam and Meghalaya for a series of
The Salesian Youth Movement, within the Salesian Southern Philippines Province, organized a summer camp inspired by the teachings of Pope Francis’ 2020 Laudato Si’, which underlined the importance of education and training that will help youth foster environmental responsibility.
The new Latin American Center for Comprehensive Care for Spinal Cord Injuries was inaugurated on Aug. 16 in Guadalajara, Mexico. The event included a Catholic Mass, the ribbon cutting, a ceremony of speeches and videos, and a social hour. The new treatment center was developed
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Literacy Day. Celebrated each year on Sept. 8, the day was launched in 1967 to “remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights and
Salesian Past Pupils of Malta organized a fundraiser to support Salesians in Haiti who continue their efforts after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14, 2021. Ten thousand euros was provided to purchase and distribute food and medical and health kits to the most affected families.
Youth attending Salesian educational programs supported by the Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia had access to proper nutrition in 2021 thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children. Don Bosco Foundation received 1,200 boxes of rice-meals that sustained the food program
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring the International Day of Charity celebrated each year on Sept. 5. The date was chosen by the General Assembly of the United Nations to commemorate the anniversary of the passing of Mother Teresa
Youth Off the Streets, a Salesian program in Sydney, Australia, provides services to more than 3,700 youth each year. The program was started 30 years ago by Father Chris Riley as a comprehensive service network for the youth at risk.
Salesian Padre Chava Refectory, part of the Salesian Tijuana Project, recently received an award from Dr. José Adrián Medina Amarillas, the secretary of health of the Mexican State of Baja California, Mexico. The award is for the work the refectory does for the city's most
Father Daniel Antúnez, president of Mission Don Bosco in Turin, Italy, and Ester Negro, the organization’s photographer, recently spent time visiting Salesian programs in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.