Entries by Marina Yazbek

Portugal – Provincial Delegates of Mediterranean Region reflect on missionary animation

Lisbon, Portugal – November 2022 – A meeting of the Provincial Delegates of Missionary Animation (DIAM) at the level of the Mediterranean Region was held in Lisbon, Portugal, from November 25 to 28. Various themes were addressed, including: young missionaries in Europe; the synergy between vocation animation and missionary vocation; reflections on “Laudato sì”. All […]

Portugal – Communication Sector holds World Consultation in Lisbon

From Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, various members of the Sector for Social Communication and representatives of the same Sector active in the various Salesian regions gathered in Lisbon to participate in the World Communication Consultation. About two dozen representatives from different Salesian Regions, exponents of the Communication Sector, the Salesian Bulletin, and Salesian publishing houses […]

Palestine – Salesian School of Social Communication in Middle East begins

 Last Monday, October 10, the Salesian School of Social Communication (SSCS) began in the “Adolescent Jesus” Province of the Middle East (MOR). This course opened with an initial meeting, conducted digitally, chaired by the General Counselor for Social Communication of the Salesian Congregation, Fr. Gildasio Mendes, and was also attended by the Superior of the […]

Syria – Extraordinary Visitation to Syria by Mediterranean Region Councilor

(ANS – Damascus) – As part of his Extraordinary Visitation to the “Adolescent Jesus” Province of the Middle East, the Councilor for the Mediterranean Region, Fr Juan Carlos Pérez Godoy, visited all the Salesian Houses in Syria. From Lebanon, the first stopover on his journey, he left for Kafroun, the city geographically closest to the Land […]

Lebanon – Salesian oratory is an oasis of peace in context of crisis

(ANS – El-Houssoun) – Organized by the Salesians in Lebanon, the Youth South Camp in the mountain house of El-Houssoun (Byblos district) is increasingly revealing itself to be an oasis of peace, serenity and conviviality in what is a dramatic social, political and economic context, one that is unprecedented in the centennial history of modern Lebanon. […]