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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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. ...

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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...

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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....

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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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