Visits at Vietnam’s Formation Houses

The secretary of the Youth Ministry Team from Rome, Fr Patrick Anthony Raj SDB, and the Social Communications Delegate from the Australia-Pacific Province, Fr Will Matthews SDB, visited the Salesian Novitiate Community and the Pre-Novitiate Community in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam on Wednesday 8th November. Arriving in each community, both visitors were warmly welcomed by the hosts with Read More …

ASYC Retreat

The Australian Salesian Youth Community [ASYC] spent a weekend together at Salesian Retreat Centre in Lysterfield, Victoria for a retreat from 27-29 October. The ASYC sets aside three weekends a year to focus on their Mission, Community and Formation respectively. This weekend was the last one for the year focusing on the Formation aspect of their identity. The theme over Read More …

Catholic Missions Mass Melbourne

The annual Catholic Missions Mass was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral in East Melbourne on Wednesday 25th October. Each year a particular focus is given to a country that needs extra support in their struggle in educational activities. Burma was the focus for the Catholic Missions in 2017. The Burma-born, Fr Will Matthews SDB, was the principal celebrant of the Read More …