Dilla: The grade 12 students of Dilla had an idea of helping the 500 kids of the feeding center. By volunteer basis some took turns in tutoring them in their studies. And they also wanted to give gifts for Christmas. So they decided to do fund raising. They collected 1 birr each every friday from students of grades 9-12 since the start of the school year up until the last Friday of December 2018.
Mekelle: Ethiopians and Eritreans have been celebrating the reopening of two key crossing points more than 20 years after a border war shut them. Hundreds of people from the two countries hugged each other and some wept as their leaders led celebrations to mark the reopening. The same was the feelings also for the Salesians as the confreres from Eritrea visited the house of Makelle in Ethiopia on 15 September 2018.
Hawassa: After almost a year of Salesian presence in the vicariate of Hawassa, the Salesian chapel dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus was opened for the public of Hawassa on 11th August, 2018. The compound of the Salesians in Hawassa,
Mekanissa – Addis Abeba: The Vice-province of AET is in jubilation as two of its deacons, Dn. Asmare Legesse and Dn. Desta Welde were ordained priests on 17 November 2018. The event was organized at the Salesian Community of Don Bosco Mekanissa, Addis Abeba in the beautiful shrine of Mary Help of Christians. The two deacons were ordained by Bishop Roberto Bergamaschi SDB, the Vicar Apostolic of Hawassa Vicariate.
Addis Abeba: On 29th August was held at the Salesianum the jubilee of four confreres of AET province, Abba Gabriel Larreta who celebrated 75 years of Profession, Brother Cesare Bullo 60 years of Profession, Abba Mario Robustellini 50 years of Profession and Abba Tesfaye Kidane 25 years of Profession. The celebration was initiated with the Eucharist presided over by the Nuncio Apostolic Mons. Luigi Bianco. After the Mass there was a sumptuous dinner for all the invited guests and well-wishers.
Addis Abeba: Catholic Bishops from the AMECEA (Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa) Region have converged in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the 19th AMECEA plenary which began on Friday, 13th July, 2018. The 19th AMECEA plenary, has brought together about 100 bishops from the AMECEA region, and is expected to end on Monday, 23rd July, 2018. It will be held under the theme, “Vibrant Diversity, Equal Dignity, Peaceful Unity in God in the AMECEA Region”.
Bosco Children, Addis Abeba: Amanuel and Demelash, that's how they call themselves, two boys who would have just ended up on the streets of Addis but thanks to the great work carried out by Salesians of Don Bosco at Bosco Children, that they found a welcome home in the house of Don Bosco. Both of them had been inmates of Bosco Children in Addis Abeba, a center for rehabilitation for vulnerable children on the street.
Debrezeit: 26th August was a joyful day for the province of AET as Novice Dereje Jarra, the only novice in the province made his first commitment to the Lord. Even though the year was begun with three novices, during the year two of them left the noviciate leaving Dereje alone to complete the year. The ceremony of the First Profession was held at the Debrezeit noviciate chapel in the presence of the Provincial, Abba Estifanos Gebremeskel,
Mekanissa – Addis Abeba: The SYM gathering for the province of AET was organized from 11 to 13 July at Bosco Children center, Mekanissa. The event saw the active participation of over 300 young people gathered from the various Salesian houses of the province. The Salesian province of AET in the corn of Africa comprising of the entire country of Ethiopia was begun in 1975 and has at the moment 14 Salesian presences catering to thousands of young people all over the country.
AET meets for Rectors’ Meeting in Gothara
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Week-long retreat ends in Gola
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Graduation in Don Bosco Makelle
Makelle: Don Bosco Technical College of Mekelle had the joy of the graduation of about 117...
Graduation in Hair-dressing at Debrezeit
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Meeting of Salesian Bullettin Editors in Rome
Rome: In 1877 Don Bosco thought about printing a publication that was destined to last over time....
I Dream of a Salesian Family with a Missionary Heart
The 147th Missionary Expedition proclaims that the Lord continues to love the Humanity that He willed and created and that we, the Salesian Family, feel filled with God's tenderness in a special way.