Adigrat: October, the month of Rosary, was begun with a great gift of the Blessed Mother, as a son of the Northern Ethiopia, Dn. Aron was ordained a priest in the Parish of Alitena his native land on 1st of October. Dn. Aron was a student of the Theologicum at Jerusalem for the past four years. He was ordained a deacon in the summer of 2016, and had been greatly longing for this great day in his life. Even though initially it was thought to have the ordination in July, as there were two other ordination of the Lazarists from the same parish of Alitena, it was decided to be held together in the month of October.
Debrezeit: As usual per the custom, this year too on 8th September, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception 7 novices professed the vows of Poverty, Chastity and Obedience, in the presence of a large number of people who included friend, relatives and well-wishers who had come various parts of the country.
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.
Mekanissa – Jomo: 1st July 2017 was indeed a memorable day in the history of Bosco Children as they had the graduation of more than 63 of their students who included both boarders and also the externals. The program began at 9 am and saw the participation of many invited guests and well-wishers of Bosco Children.
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: 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: 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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