• New Lectors and Acolytes for the Church

    Parañaque City, the Philippines, 14 September 2017—The feast of the Exaltation of the Cross saw the installation to the ministries of nine lectors and nine acolytes. Fr. Anthony Paul Bicomong, SDB, FIN Provincial Superior presided over the eucharistic celebration and the rites. Among the Salesians, Seminarian Braindel Rene Cabañog of...

  • DBYC–Tondo Ushers in 2017 Season of Creation with GEA

    Manila, the Philippines, 8 September 2017—Responding to the call of Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Si, The Don Bosco Youth Center (DBYC) Tondo ushered in the Season of Creation through a Grand Eucharistic Adoration (GEA). The theme of this year’s GEA was “Sambayanang Makakalikasan, Kaisa Kay Kristo (Nature-loving Nation,...

  • Province Recollection and Fellowship Day

    28 August 2017, Mandaluyong City, the Philippines—The Salesians of Don Bosco Philippine-North Province gathered at Don Bosco Technical College, Mandaluyong on August 28, 2017 for their Province Recollection and Fellowship Day. The event started with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 8:00 am in the Big Chapel with His...

  • Pastoral Statement on the Recent Spate of Killings

    “As I live – oracle of the Lord God – I swear I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn from their ways and live!” (Ez. 33:11) We, Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) of the Philippine North Province (FIN) are deeply saddened by...

  • Tondo Salesian Cooperators promote Vocations

    Tondo Salesian Cooperators promotes Vocations through the 2nd Salesian Youth Assembly Manila, the Philippines, 19 August 2017—600 young people gathered in Don Bosco Tondo for a day of fun, friendship and formation. The event? The 2nd Salesian Youth Assembly 2017 organized by the Association of Salesian Cooperators (ASC) of Tondo.

  • A Home of Our Own

    A Home of Our Own (The Blessing of the Salesian Residence in Don Bosco Batulao) 19 August 2017, Batangas, the Philippines—As the retreat house or center for spirituality of the Salesian Philippine North Province, the setting commonly known as “Don Bosco Batulao” marked a milestone in its history last Saturday,...

  • Challenging Young People to Go the Extra Mile

    STUDENT LEADERS’ ASSEMBLY 2017: Challenging Young People to Go the Extra Mile 16 August 2017, Makati City, the Philippines—Last August 15 and 16, 2017, around 400 student leaders from the different Don Bosco schools in the FIN Province gathered at Don Bosco Technical College in Mandaluyong City for their meeting...

  • DBA is Back in Bacolor

    A Gracious Return: Don Bosco Academy is Back in Bacolor 15 August 2017, Bacolor, the Philippines—Don Bosco Academy on its 60th year of existence in Pampanga is finally back in Bacolor after 21 years of absence due to the lahar devastation caused by Mt. Pinatubo Eruption on October 1, 1995. Last...

  • Don Bosco-One TVET Launched

    Makati City, the Philippines, 10 August 2017—Don Bosco Technical Institute – Makati had its Launching Ceremonies for the first ever Don Bosco–One TVET Philippines on August 9 at Braga Building which was headed by Fr. Jose Dindo S. Vitug, SDB, Executive Director of the said organization. In his opening remarks,...

  • Building and Fortifying Relationships in Youth Groups

    Salesian Youth and Animators’ Gathering (SYnAG) 2017 Makati City, the Philippines, 22 July 2017—More than 300 youth leaders and animators gathered at the Joy Center of Don Bosco Technical Institute, Makati for the first formation program organized by the Salesian Youth Movement for 2017. The first Salesian Youth and Animators’...