• A Priest at the Hour of Mercy

    Ordination of Fr. Ryan Oliver Bautista, SDB Parañaque City, the Philippines, 7 April 2018—The bells of the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians tolled at three o’clock in the afternoon. This time, it was not only to signal the time for the prayer to the Divine Mercy. This time,...

  • 50 years of Priesthood, 60 years as Salesians

    Parañaque City, the Philippines, 24 March 2018 — The Salesian Family celebrated the golden and diamond jubilee of priesthood and Salesian life of Fr. Remo Bati, SDB and Most Reverend Leo Drona, SDB, DD, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of San Pablo in the National Shrine of Mary Help of...

  • “Do not forget that we are sons of a Printer”

    Makati City, The Philippines, 22 March 2018 — The Prenovices of the FIN Province had an exposure visit to the Don Bosco Press, Inc. (DBPI), Word & Life Publications, and Social Communications Department of the Province which were unique works and presences in our region. This is part of their...

  • TVET Encounter 2018

    Makati City, the Philippines, 10 February 2018—OneTVET (Technical Vocational Educational Training) students from all-over the Luzon came together for one of the most colorful events of the year: TVET Encounter 2018. The theme this year is “Kabataang Busko, Bokasyong Salesyano (Bosconian Youth, Salesian Vocation)”. TVET Encounter is the most anticipated...

  • A night of Music and Love for the Young

    Youth Serving Youth: A Bukas Palad Benefit Concert 17 February 2018, Makati City – The “Youth Serving Youth: A Bukas Palad Benefit Concert” for the Salesian Youth Movement was held on February 17, 2018 at the Braga Auditorium of Don Bosco Technical Institute Makati City. Attended by Salesians, friends, family...

  • MHC Smiles at the Salesian Family

    The Salesian Family Fellowship Day 2018 Calamba City, the Philippines, 10 February 2018 — A festive atmosphere, a celebration of colors, talents, and most of all, family of Don Bosco. The Salesian Family Fellowship Day this year was hosted by the Salesian Sisters (FMA) in the Mary Help of Christians College—Canlubang. ...

  • 4th Don Bosco Film Festival Awarding Ceremonies

    Makati City, The Philippines, February 03, 2018 – The awarding ceremony of the Fourth Don Bosco Film Festival (DBFF) was held today at 2:00 in the afternoon at the Braga Theater of Don Bosco Technical Institute, Makati City. Don Bosco Technical College, Mandaluyong City dominated this year’s DBFF, winning eleven...

  • SF Parañaque District Gathering 2018

    Parañaque City, the Philippines, 24 January 2018 — Members of the Salesian Family—Parañaque District celebrated the Feast of Saint Francis of Sales and the monthly commemoration of Mary Help of Christians together in the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians. This gathering of the members of the Salesian Family...

  • Blessing of the Carillon Bells of MHC Shrine

    Parañaque City, the Philippines, 19 January 2018 — The Bishop of the Diocese of Parañaque, the Most Reverend Jesse Mercado, DD, blessed the new set of Carillon Bells of the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians. The solemn ceremony began at 5:00 in the afternoon. Fr. Paul Bicomong, SDB, the FIN Provincial Superior, Fr....

  • Discerning Youth Ministers: SYNAG 2018

    Mabalacat, Pampanga, 15 January 2018—“Let your light shine!”— the battle cry of every Salesian Youth and Animators’ Gathering (SYNAG). SYNAG is held twice every academic year. It is a gathering the leaders and animators of the youth groups from all Salesian and affiliated settings. The second SYNAG for SY 2017-2018...