How are we preparing for the 150th Birthday of the Past Pupils of Don Bosco?

Valdocco, Turin, 4 June 2020 — We are about to celebrate the 150th Birthday of the Past Pupils of Don Bosco on 24 June 2020. On that day in 1870 one of the first Valdocco Oratory Boys, Carlo Gastini with a small group of his companions went to Valdocco to congratulate their Father and Teacher for his ‘Onomastico’ on ‘Name day’ – the Feast day of Saint John the Baptist. Now, during the current pandemic the Past Pupils are about to celebrate this important date. How can we help them to celebrate it meaningfully? ointment of a new Asia-Oceania GEX (Giovani Exallievi – Young Past Pupils) General Councillor, Mr Neil Allan C. Evangelista (7 April 2020), has just sent out his first letter to the EAO provincials SDB, provincial and local delegates for the Past Pupils, as well to the Past Pupil leadership. Neil writes: “….On 7 April 2020 I received the official appointment by the World President as ‘GEX Councilor in Asia’. I’m here to serve the Past Pupils of Don Bosco, especially the GEX in the 23 countries of the EAO region. In my service to the Past Pupils of Don Bosco, I would also like to...

Don Bosco Past Pupils enter their 150th Anniversary

Views 34 Comment 0 Past Pupils of Don Bosco Newsflash highlights many EAO Past Pupils By World Confederation of Don Bosco Alumni Turin, Italy, January 2020 — With the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Past Pupils of Don Bosco Association (24 June 1870-24 June 2020) our Past Pupils focus their attention on the roots and branches of their large tree spread all around the world. While browsing the 50 pages of the recently published 36th issue of the “NEWSFLASH” you may be surprised at the high percentage of articles coming from our EAO Region: news from Japan (personal life witness and feedback on the recent Pope Francis visit), news from Timor Leste (Australian Past Pupil as missionary volunteer in Los Palos), news from Pakistan (launching of the Past Pupils Association and shining witness of Bosconian Martyr Akash Bashir), news from Mongolia (formation activity of Past Pupils with Salesian Cooperators), news from Thailand (social and fundraising events) and news from the Philippines (missionary volunteers experience abroad). With a few months left before 24 June, the World President, Mr Michal Hort (Slovakia) invites the Association members and Friends of Don Bosco to draw inspiration from the DNA of the Past pupils: “Don Bosco...

Japon – “Je ne te laisse pas d’héritage, mais je te donne la foi” : interview de Mr. Mitsuhiro Tateishi, Ancien Elève Salésien

Source: Japon – “Je ne te laisse pas d’héritage, mais je te donne la foi” : interview de Mr. Mitsuhiro Tateishi, Ancien Elève SalésienShare this:Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new...

Japón – “No te dejo herencia, pero te doy la fe”: Entrevista al exalumno salesiano Mitsuhiro Tateishi

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Japan – Interview with Bosconian, a descendant of the hidden Christians

Source: Japan – Interview with Bosconian, a descendant of the hidden ChristiansShare this:Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new...

Giappone – “Non ti lascio un’eredità, ma ti do la fede”: intervista al sig. Mitsuhiro Tateishi, Exallievo Salesiano

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