This book provides a reflection on the Acts of the ACSSA Seminar in Hong Kong (December 2004), focusing on the historical presence of the Salesian Work in East Asia.
It situates the seminar within the context of centenary celebrations in India and upcoming commemorations in Hong Kong/Macao, highlighting the importance of examining the Salesians’ impact across various countries and within the Salesian Family. The text underscores the challenges faced by missionaries and their contributions to missionary activity, emphasizing the need for documentation and interpretation for future generations. The introduction sets the stage for the seminar’s exploration of the Salesians’ first fifty years in East Asia, urging ongoing scholarly efforts to deepen understanding and preserve Salesian history in the region.
- The arrival of the Daughters of Mary Help Of Christians in the far East
- The mission of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in China
- The history of the mission of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians inserted in the history of salvation ( 1929- 1952)
- The beginning of the work of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Thailand. The first twenty years ( 1931-1952)
- The daughters of Mary Help of Christians in the Philippines
- Brief historical notes on the foundation of the Sisters of Charity of Miyazaki
- The identity of the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Thailand
- History of the origins of the institute of the Daughters of the Queenship Of Mary
- The Don Bosco volunteers in the Philippines
Reference time period: 1900 – 2005
N. Impelido, The Beginnings of the Salesian Presence in East Asia. Acts of the seminar on salesian history, Hong Kong, 4-6 December 2004. Vol II, Don Bosco Press, Inc., Makati 2006.