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...

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SYM: Together, We Make History

Makati City, the Philippines, 2 December 2017—This day marks a milestone in the Salesian Congregation’s history in the Philippines as the Salesian Youth Movement’s core groups from the FIN, FIS, and FMA gathered together for the National Coordinating Team Meeting for the first time. This is a hope-filled stride towards...

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Fr Rocky & the Tuloy Foundation receive World Humanitarian Award

Muntinlupa City, the Philippines, 27 November 2017—During the 2017 Miss World Crowing Ceremonies in Sanya China, Fr. Marciano ‘Rocky’ Evangelista SDB of Tuloy sa Don Bosco Street Children Village in the Philippines, was presented with the World Humanitarian Award. The event was broadcast live to more than 1.5 billion people...

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FIN Holds Mass for Deceased Salesians

Canlubang, Laguna, the Philippines, 6 November 2017—The Salesians of Don Bosco of the Philippines North Province (FIN) gathered last November 4, Saturday, to celebrate a Eucharistic Celebration for the deceased confreres in the Diocesan Shrine of Mary Help of Christians in Canlubang. Fr. Vaclav Klement, SDB EAO Regional Superior presided over the...

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Salesian Youth Leaders Converge

Makati City, the Philippines, 24 September 2017—This years’ Salesian Youth Animators’ & Leaders’ Assembly (SYALA 2017) gathered 300 leaders and animators of the various clubs, sodalities and youth groups from various Salesian settings in the Philippines North Province. The two-day event was an occasion for the youth leaders to sharpen...

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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...

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#GodProvides: Farewell Bro Elmer!

Makati City, the Philippines, 22 July 2017—Early morning on the Feast of Mary Magdalene, I found myself in front of a casket. Before me was the mortal remains of a man, strong in appearance, wearing his characteristic smile. Tucked in his folded arms were a knotted rosary and the Salesian...

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