austraLasia

?

Shortcut

PrevPrev Article

NextNext Article

Larger Font Smaller Font Up Down Go comment Print Attachment

20181014_ASC.jpg


10 Salesian Family groups in Thailand


By Mr Wichai Srisura, ASC


Bangkok, Thailand, 14 October 2018 -- During the extraodinary visitation in Thailand two days have been dedicated to encounters with Salesian Family groups as well as the Provincial Council of of Salesian Family, known as the 'Consulta'. Together with Fr Theparat Pitisant SDB, the provincial, another 15 superiors and delegates from 8 of 10 SF groups present in the country were involved.


After watching the 'Dear Confreres' video message from the Rector Major (August 2018), the participants took the question of the SDB General Chapter 28 'What kind of Salesians for the youth of Thailand?' with the following 'dream profile of the Salesians': "Salesians who are closer, listening and sensitive to the young, especially those with problems and challenges. Salesians who are not busy with administration but spend time among young people in the playground. Salesians who are closer to poor young people..."


Fr Francis Cais, Provincial delegate for the Salesian Family, introduced the recent Guidelines for the SF Provincial Council (Consulta). Participants were given (again!) the Identity Charter of the Salesian Family (Thai translation, ed. 2013) and explained the importance of the Salesian Bulletin for the formation of each member of the Salesian Family, especially for the Lay groups like Salesian Cooperators, ADMA and Alumni.


In the second round of sharing, the Superiors and Delegates expressed their dreams about more intense sharing and working together as one spiritual and apostolic family of Don Bosco: Good morning talks given in the schools of other SF members; good night talks given in the formation houses of other SF groups; a joint Salesian pilgrimage to the roots of the Don Bosco work in Thailand (preparing for the Centenary in 2027); foster a local SF council in towns where more groups can be found (Banpong, Hat Yai, Sampran); foster more exchange among Alumni of different groups of the Salesian Family; continuous exchange between all groups regarding current initiatives in formation and mission etc.


At present among the 10 Salesian Family groups in Thailand there are 6 with consecrated members: 98 SDB Salesians, 91 SIHM (Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary), 83 FMA Sisters, 40 members of DQM Secular Institute (Queenship of Mary), 27 Sisters of Queenship of Mary and 12 VDB. Among the other 4 lay groups are Salesian Cooperators with 181 members, 45 ADMA and many thousands of the Don Bosco Alumni Federation and Mary Help of Christians Alumni. or


The Provincial Council of the Salesian Family has already developed a long tradition in Thailand, with quality celebrations, events and formation occasions. F the Centenary of the Salesians in Thailand (1927-2027) the focus of common growth may be more geared toward the common mission for the disadvantaged youth and missionary commitment. Indeed the Salesian Family of Thailand has a lot of energy, dreams and opportunities to grow!




20181014_ASC1.jpg


20181014_ASC2.jpg


20181014_ASC3.jpg


20181014_ASC4.jpg


Maximum Attachments : 0Byte/ 15.00MB
Maximum File Size : 15.00MB (Allowed extentsions : *.*)

  1. 4948_Secular Institute 'With Don Bosco' (CDB)

    Signs of growth in Asia By Our Own Correspondent Manila, Philippines, 13 December 2018 -- During the recent animation visit to FIN province in Manila, the EAO Regional Councillor had an opportunity to meet three members ...
    Date2018.12.14 CategoryFIN Reply0 Views34 newfile
    Read More
  2. 4947_"The Salesian work ethics have formed me as an educator"

    A teacher of DBTS Gabutu (PGS) receives the International Contribution Award By Peter Suka Ririma Port Moresby, PNG, 13 December 2018 -- I started teaching at Don Bosco Technical School, Gabutu (PNG) in 2009. It was through ...
    Date2018.12.13 CategoryPGS Reply0 Views47 newfile
    Read More
  3. 4947_"God’s Love is too great – I can’t stay at home!"

    Missionary vocation journey from India to Ukraine By Cl. Ngouning John Kala, SDB Kiev, Ukraine, 13 December 2018 -- At the age of 30, Cl. John Ngouning Kala, is among the first fruits of the Sirajuli (ING) Salesian Missi...
    Date2018.12.13 CategoryWorld Reply0 Views50 newfile
    Read More
  4. 4946_"God is doing great things through his chosen people"

    Two Vietnamese missionaries ordained priest in Peru By PER Social Communications Lima, Peru, 8 December 2018 -- Two Salesian Vietnamese missionaries were ordained to the priesthood on the Feast of the Immaculate Concepti...
    Date2018.12.12 CategoryWorld Reply0 Views116 file
    Read More
  5. 4945(III)_Becoming a missionary ad gentes in the Congregation today

    Responding to the RM's appeal By Our Own Correspondent RMG, 10 December 2018 -- On the same day the Rector Major made public his appeal for the next missionary expedition, one young confrere from our EAO region, after a ...
    Date2018.12.11 CategoryRMG Reply0 Views88 file
    Read More
  6. 4945(II)_Happy Birthday to the Salesian Family - Chieri 2018

    Dynamic growth of the Salesian Family in Chieri By Our Own Correspondent Chieri, Italy, 8 December 2018 -- As happens on every 8 December, the worldwide Salesian Family celebrates its birthday in many different ways (8 D...
    Date2018.12.11 CategoryWorld Reply0 Views110 file
    Read More
  7. 4945(I)_Joseph Tran, ordained priest for the missions of Amazonia

    By Bro. Jomar Castillo, SDB Manaus, Brazil, 7 December 2018 -- The Salesian Missionary Province of Amazonia (ISMA - BMA) together with the Salesian Family, thank the Lord of the vineyard and celebrated the ordination of Fr. ...
    Date2018.12.11 CategoryWorld Reply0 Views72 file
    Read More
  8. 4944_Salesian Cooperator Vocation - Sharing the Treasure

    Interview with Mr Celestino Yoon, ASC By Our Own Correspondent Seoul, Korea, 10 December 2018 -- Mr Celestino Yoon Jeongol was recently congratulated for his long-term contribution to formation at the province level as f...
    Date2018.12.10 CategoryASC Reply0 Views53 file
    Read More
  9. 4943(III)_"I invite you not to be afraid"

    Appeal of the Rector Major for 150th missionary sending By ANS RMG, 8 December 2018 -- For some years now, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, has chosen the day of December 8, feast of the Immaculate Conception, t...
    Date2018.12.09 CategoryRMG Reply2 Views110 file
    Read More
  10. 4943(II)_Four ADMA members make their promise

    By THA SC Bangkok, Thailand, 8 December 2018 -- It was a time of blessings once again for the whole Church, particularly in our Salesian tradition, as we celebrated the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, 8 December 2018. We a...
    Date2018.12.09 CategoryTHA Reply0 Views55 file
    Read More
List
Board Pagination Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 244 Next
/ 244