(ANS – Palermo) – The first Regional Meeting of Migrants of Salesian Sicily was held last Sunday, January 22nd, in Palermo: a real feast for about 400 young migrants hosted in 7 reception centres, promoted by the association “Don Bosco Island” to witness the commitment of the Salesian Family to the care and social integration of the young migrants who
(ANS – Turin) – “SPACE OVER TIME. Places of work, paths of growth” is an innovative project that involves diverse Salesian realities in promoting the work placement of disadvantaged young people and in developing innovative actions of educative type and accompaniment for their insertion in the labour world. The project involves the commitment of the department for Vocational Training and Salesian
(ANS – Macerata) – It took just a few hours and a lot of generosity: “what can we do for the kids who cannot go to school these days since the schools are closed as a result of the earthquake?” This question of some parents led to a whole network of initiatives. The Salesian Oratory in Macerata is the centre
(ANS – Rome) – A new service aimed at young people between 10 and 16 years was opened recently at the Salesian Don Bosco Boys’ Town (Borgo Ragazzi Don Bosco) in Rome. It is a semi-residential community, a day care facility for children in difficult conditions, who are sent by the social services of the area. The project was started
(ANS – Rome) – The Salesians of the Special Circumscription of Central Italy have taken action in several ways to help the tens of thousands of people affected by the earthquakes that are shaking the central regions of the country. They have offered accommodation in their houses and are collaborating with centres for displaced persons. They have also organized additional
ANS – Rome) – Yesterday, 19 October, marked the inauguration of the Academic Year 2016-17 at the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome. Proceedings commenced at 9.30 a.m. with a Eucharistic celebration at which Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, Rector Major of the Salesians and Grand Chancellor of the UPS, presided. In his homily he called on students, faculty and staff of the
(ANS – Florence) – “Our goal with this seminar was to bring the subject to the table and to hear different points of view,” says Lauretta Valente, President of CIOFS- FP, at the end of the 28th European Seminar held in Florence, 7-9 September. It was organized with the support of the association of category FORM on the so-called “dual system”.