Mekanissa: It was indeed a red-letter day in the history of Don Bosco Mekanissa as more than 50 past pupils of various centers of Don Bosco in Ethiopia gathered together for a day of sharing and being together on Sunday, 4th June 2017. Even though it was on a short notice, the confreres of the community especially Abba Hailemariam, Br. Endalk and Br. Dagmawi set out to contact all the Past Pupils in all earnestness.
Addis Abeba: "Please don't call us ex-salesians, we have still the Salesian spirit within us. Don Bosco is still alive in our hearts", these were the words and sentiments of everyone who participated the gathering of the former Salesians which was held at the Salesianum in Addis Abeba on 4th June 2017. The meeting was scheduled to begin at 11 in the morning and was to proceed with the Eucharist Celebration at 12 and then followed by lunch.
Mekanissa: One of the missions of the "Print Your Future" project, a dream project of the VIS realized in Ethiopia, has been offering tools and the opportunities for students and laborers in graphic industry to improve their knowledge and skills to express it best in their workplaces and to share it with their colleagues. With this vision, Don Bosco Mekanissa organized a course in graphic design and layout in Photoshop and In design and another course in printing technology and maintenance of machines.
Addis Abeba: It was with great shock that the province of AET and the whole family members of Br. Mellese received the shocking news of his sudden demise on 8th April 2017. Br. Mellese was a lay brother, who had been a student of Computer Science in France.
Dilla: "Have devotion to Mary Help of Christians and you will see what miracles are", these words of Don Bosco becomes a reality at every Feast of MHOC in the various Salesian parishes in the Salesian world. This year too, it was witnessed in a living manner at Don Bosco Dilla, in the South Sidamo region, where hundreds of faithful gathered to honor Mary under the title of Mary Help of Christians on 24 May 2017. The celebrations began with the solemn procession
Debrezeit: The 10th meeting of the Past Pupils of Debrezeit took place on 30 April, 2017. There were more than 12 Past Pupils who attended the meeting. The topic in discussion for the meeting was on the Strenna 2017, which was on Family. All the Past Pupils present felt the ambient of family in the community and were inspired to share on the given topic.
Mekanissa: Don Bosco Mekanissa is mourning for seven of its students who were killed in a giant landslide at Ethiopia's largest rubbish dump last weekend, on 11 March 2017. The tragedy left more than 115 people dead with entire families including children buried alive in the tragedy. According to the local news channels, the rescue operation is still going on.
Addis Abeba: It was indeed a moment of grace for the entire province of AET as the Rector Major Emeritus Rev. Fr. Pascual Chavez was in the province to animate two sets of Spiritual retreats for the entire Salesian Family in Ethiopia. The retreat participants included from the Salesian fathers, Salesian sisters, Sisters of MSMHOC, volunteers and cooperators
Zway: It was indeed a great moment of joy and integration for the entire youth of the oratories of the North and South as two SYM gatherings were held in the province in the month of April and May. The visit of Youth Ministry delegate to the various oratories of the province prior to the SYM gathering made the ground ready for such a get-together.
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