Luigi Ricceri – “«Work and self-restraint»: the answer to upward social mobility ” in “Acts of The Superior Counsil of the Salesian Society”

In this letter, the Rector Major addresses the adoption of middle-class standards of living within the Salesian Congregation, emphasizing its implications for their vocation and values. Continue reading “Luigi Ricceri – “«Work and self-restraint»: the answer to upward social mobility ” in “Acts of The Superior Counsil of the Salesian Society””

Egidio Viganò – “An invitation to bear greater witness to our consecration” in “Acts of the General Council”

In this letter on the feast of the Birthday of the Virgin Mary, the Rector Major invites reflection on God’s call and grace in our vocation. He announces the upcoming Synod on consecrated life, stressing its role in renewing holiness and service in the Church. Continue reading “Egidio Viganò – “An invitation to bear greater witness to our consecration” in “Acts of the General Council””

Luigi Ricceri – “Letter of the Rector Major” in “Acts of the General Council of the Salesian Society of St John Bosco”

April 3rd marks the centenary of the Church’s definitive approval of the Salesian Constitutions, a significant milestone comparable to national constitutional anniversaries. This historic event highlights a century of the Salesian vocation’s growth within the Church. Continue reading “Luigi Ricceri – “Letter of the Rector Major” in “Acts of the General Council of the Salesian Society of St John Bosco””

Pascual Chavez Villanueva – “Con el coraje de don Bosco en las nuevas fronteras de la comunicaciòn social” in “Actas del Consejo general”

El Rector Mayor les escribe después de la solemnidad de María Auxiliadora, que ha vivido en Valdocco, donde, junto a numerosos participantes, ha inaugurado, primero con una concelebración eucarística y luego con un acto cultural, los trabajos de restauración de la Basílica llevados a cabo hasta hoy. Continue reading “Pascual Chavez Villanueva – “Con el coraje de don Bosco en las nuevas fronteras de la comunicaciòn social” in “Actas del Consejo general””

Egidio Viganò – “La lettre de Jean-Paul Il aux jeunes ” in “Actes du Conseil supérieur”

Le Recteur Majeur vous écrit dans l’ambiance joyeuse du récent consistoire où le Saint-Père a élevé au cardinalat trois de nos très estimés confrères pour le service du ministère de Pierre : Son Éminence Rosalio Castillo Lara, archevêque titulaire de Precausa et président de la Commission pontificale pour l’interprétation authentique du code de droit canon ; Son Éminence Miguel Obando Bravo, archevêque de Managua au Nicaragua (Amérique centrale) ; et Son Éminence Adolphe Stickler, archevêque titulaire de Bolsena, bibliothécaire et archiviste du Saint-Siège. Continue reading “Egidio Viganò – “La lettre de Jean-Paul Il aux jeunes ” in “Actes du Conseil supérieur””

Pascual Chavez Villanueva – “Queridos Salesianos ¡Sed Santos!” in “Actas del Consejo general”

El Rector Mayor se comunica por primera vez mediante una carta circular, cuatro meses después de la clausura del CG25, una intensa experiencia espiritual salesiana. Destaca la acogida positiva de los Documentos Capitulares “La Comunidad Salesiana Hoy” por parte de las Inspectorías, que están siendo estudiados y asimilados para la renovación de las comunidades salesianas. Continue reading “Pascual Chavez Villanueva – “Queridos Salesianos ¡Sed Santos!” in “Actas del Consejo general””

Egidio Viganò – “The Pope speaks to us of Don Bosco” in “Acts of the Superior Council”

This letter highlights the reflections of Pope John Paul II on St. John Bosco during the Centenary celebrations. It emphasizes the Pope’s recognition of Don Bosco as both a saint and a founder, underscoring his enduring charisma and relevance within the Church. Continue reading “Egidio Viganò – “The Pope speaks to us of Don Bosco” in “Acts of the Superior Council””

Egidio Viganò – “The Association of Salesian Cooperators” in “Acts of the Superior Council”

The letter announces the General Council’s greetings and work. It highlights the approval of the new “Regulations of apostolic life” for the Salesian Cooperators by the Apostolic See on May 9, marking the 110th anniversary of Pope Pius IX’s recognition of the “Pious Union.” Continue reading “Egidio Viganò – “The Association of Salesian Cooperators” in “Acts of the Superior Council””

Luigi Ricceri – “Letter of the Rector Major” in “Acts of the General Council of the Salesian Society of St John Bosco”

This letter announces two significant updates within the Salesian family. Father Juvenal Dho has been appointed to the Superior Council, succeeding Father Castillo, who became the coadjutor bishop of Trujillo, Venezuela. Continue reading “Luigi Ricceri – “Letter of the Rector Major” in “Acts of the General Council of the Salesian Society of St John Bosco””

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