ONLINE presentation of Strenna 2022: DEC. 27 @ 10AM ET

24 December 2021 (ANS – Rome) – Everything is now ready: on Monday, 27 December 2021, the Salesian Family from all over the world will be able to watch the official presentation of the Strenna of the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, for the year 2022. The theme of the message, already announced months ago – “Do all through love, nothing through constraint” – is inspired by St. Francis de Sales, on the 400th anniversary of his death, and will be accompanied by the traditional video. As per tradition, the Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Father and Center of Unity of the Salesian Family, will be the first to deliver his message of the Strenna for the new year to the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians at their Generalate. Fr Á.F. Artime will illustrate the message and the preview video to the new FMA Mother General, Mother Chiara Cazzuola, and to a small group of her sisters. The presentation of the Strenna is a moment that involves the whole Salesian Family in welcoming the Rector Major’s gift of the inspiring theme of the pastoral year, which invites us to look in the same direction on...

Funeral of Sr. Inez Molano, FMA

May 12, 2021 For Sr. Inez’s Mass, the you can either go to our Facebook page or this direct link to the live-stream:https://boxcast.tv/view/mass-of-christian-burial-for-sr-inez-molano-496192Our Facebook Page (the video will be the top thing on the page when the video is live after 4:45pm):https://www.facebook.com/Salesian.Sister Here is the video version of the slideshow that Sr Maryann  prepared about the life of Sr...

Assist the Souls in Purgatory: LibriVox

Download cover art Download CD case insert Assist the Souls in Purgatory BENEDICTINE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL ADORATION ( – ) A short little book on Purgatory, the Poor Souls and how we can help them with our prayers. (Summary by Maria Therese) Genre(s): Christianity – Other Language: English Librivox Source: Assist the Souls in Purgatory:...

Safeguarding children online – Vatican News

Safeguarding children online Fr Hans Zollner explores online risks for children and offers tips for their online safety. By Sr Bernadette Mary Reis, fsp “Safeguarding Webinars” is a series of online formation organized by the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) in collaboration with the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (PCPM), the Centre for Child Protection (CCP) of the Pontifical Gregorian University and the Telefono Azzurro hotline in Italy. The second of the four webinars took place on Thursday with Fr Hans Zollner presenting. His presentation focused on “Safeguarding online in times of lockdown”. Fr Zollner is the President of the CCP and a member of the PCPM. As PCPM Project Manager Emer McCarthy said in her introduction, Fr Zollner has become the Church’s “public face” in its campaign to safeguard children from abuse. READ ALSO Safeguarding begins with Theology of Childhood 08/06/2020 Theology of Childhood: treating children as Jesus did Internet pluses and minuses The internet has enhanced our lives greatly, Fr Zollner acknowleged. Yet it also raises questions regarding the “physical, sexual, psychological, educational, relational and spiritual aspects of our lives”, he said. Questions such as how the internet affects each user personally, how it...

When Porn Comes Knocking at the Door

With online pornography consumption on the rise during days of lockdown, New Zealand recently launched “Keep It Real Online,” a government safety campaign that provides content to help parents not only protect children from the threats that lurk on the Internet, but also come face to face with them. The movement gained positive attention this […] Source: When Porn Comes Knocking at the...