The document is addressed to the members of the General Chapters of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) and the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA) and expresses gratitude for the growing involvement of the congregations in the Association of Salesian History Scholars (ACSSA).
He emphasises the importance of the production, preservation and future use of Salesian memory as an essential part of the new evangelisation. It refers to Don Bosco’s approach to history and memory as sources of inspiration to enhance cultural heritage. The document emphasises the importance of preserving and disseminating the historical heritage in an appealing way for future generations.
Reference time period: 1950 – 2014
G. Loparco, S. Zimniak, “Pro memoria in connection with the preservation of our cultural heritage” in “La storiografia salesiana tra studi e documentazione nella stagione postconciliare“, LAS, Roma, 2014, 661-667.