austraLasia

?

Shortcut

PrevPrev Article

NextNext Article

Larger Font Smaller Font Up Down Go comment Print Attachment
Views 446 Comment 0

20181126_EXDB.jpg


Interview with Mr Michal Hort,

President of the World Confederation of Don Bosco Past Pupils


By Our Own Correspondent


Bangkok, Thailand, 25 November 2018 -- On the occasion of the four day seminar and formative encounter of the Asia-Oceania Region Leadership of Don Bosco Past Pupils in Bangkok (November 22-25) the World Confederation President Mr Michal Hort gladly responded to the following interview:


How do you feel in Bangkok, Thailand? How is the hospitality?


The Thai hospitality is just amazing. The personal welcoming by Father provincial, John Bosco Theparat and by the Secretary General of the Thai Federation, Francis Wichai Srisura means they value the Past Pupils World Confederation a lot. The atmosphere was very friendly. It’s important to mention four people who are key to leadership in the Asia-Oceania Region: Fr Raphael Jayapalan, the World delegate, Mr Rajesh Gupta and Mr Alberto Piedade, the Regional councillors. But special thanks goes to Fr Vaclav Klement - General Councillor for the East Asia-Oceania region. Without him we would not have such a huge participation! Thank you Fr Vaclav!


What kind of growth do you observe during this regional leadership formation?


Yes, there is a huge leap forward. The Presidents and Delegates are genuinely interested and have a with firm willingness to learn new things. There is huge potential. I feel they really believe in past pupils and leadership by lay people!


What are the new developments or challenges?


We created twinning projects. This means experienced countries in the (Asia-Oceania) region will be helping ‘newcomers’. Almost every country has begun their national strategic plan. It’s very important. We enlightened them about innovative projects fromof the World Confederation: “boscobase.com” and “DonBoscoMarket-business platform” and “Group of professionals”. We have felt huge interest!


How do you asses the contribution of the new Asia-Oceania GEX Councillor, Mr. Alberto?


Alberto Piedade is developing a wonderful style and method of animation! His involvement in the processes for establishing new groups of young past pupils (GEX) in Asia-Oceania is admirable. And he is also a very mature, dynamic and good person. He contributes to our great team in the World Presidency. I’m happy to have him with me!


Message to the Salesians of the EAO region?


See the huge potential of the Past pupils in your region! The past pupils need guidance and continuous formation. Please look after them!


And what is your dream for your Association of Don Bosco Past Pupils?


I dream about the active participation of Past pupils in social transformation of the countries in this region by using their talents and professional skills. Past pupils in Asia and Oceania are the sleeping giant. Let’s wake him up!




20181126_EXDB1.jpg


20181126_EXDB3.jpg


20181126_EXDB4.jpg


20181126_EXDB5.jpg


20181126_EXDB6.jpg


20181126_EXDB7.jpg


20181126_EXDB8.jpg


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

  1. 4932(II)_Personal project of life

    EAO Rectors Formation fruits (4) By Our Own Correspondent Cheung Chau, Hong Kong, 28 November, 2018 -- The 60 or so Salesians from eight provinces of our EAO region spent their last full day in Cheung Chau Don Bosco Retreat Centre (Day 4) p...
    Date2018.11.29 CategoryEAO Reply0 Views426 file
    Read More
  2. 4933(I)_Very Zealous and Free Missionary

    Homily during the Funeral Mass of Fr Andres Cervantes SDB By Fr. Favie Faldas, SDB Manila, the Philippines, 24 November 2018 -- ‘When there's no one left in the living world who remembers you, you disappear from this world. We call it the "...
    Date2018.11.29 CategoryFIN Reply0 Views655 file
    Read More
  3. 4932(I)_“Loving our land, helping all men. Youth of Today, Forward March!”

    Wokabaut wantaim ol yangpela By Peter Ririma Port Moresby, PNG, 23 November 2018 -- Don Bosco Technical School (DBTS) in Gabutu had its 21st Speech Day with the theme: “Wokabaut Wantaim Ol Yangpela.” It was the Graduation Day for 83 Grade 1...
    Date2018.11.28 CategoryPGS Reply0 Views385 file
    Read More
  4. 4932(III)_What kind of Salesian Rector for the Youth of EAO region?

    Listening and accompaniment: main ministry of the Rector By Our Own Correspondent Cheung Chau, Hong Kong, 27 November 2018 -- On the third day (27 November) of the 2018 EAO Regional formation course for new rectors, the Hong Kong - Cheung C...
    Date2018.11.28 CategoryEAO Reply0 Views384 file
    Read More
  5. 4932(II)_Korean Don Bosco students walk 100 km for Myanmar VTC students

    Joy and Hope School of Don Bosco By Fr Raphael Lee Hae Dong, SDB KOR Mission Office Gwangju, Korea, 27 November 2018 --The ‘WeeSchool’, established by the Gwangju City Education Department as the ‘Joy and Hope School of Don Bosco’ (Don Bosc...
    Date2018.11.28 CategoryKOR Reply0 Views486 file
    Read More
  6. 4931(II)_Sharing by day, Oratory by night in Cheung Chau

    EAO new Rectors' course By Our Own Correspondent Cheung Chau, Hong Kong, 27 November 2018 -- Finally at the end of the second full day of the EAO Rectors Formation course the whole group was complete, with some late arrivals from Thailand a...
    Date2018.11.27 CategoryEAO Reply0 Views365 file
    Read More
  7. 4931(I)_Inspired by the Rector Major

    Vocation journey of VIDES member By Mr Makoto Yamada (Raphael) Tokyo, Japan, 26 November 2018 -- In November 2018 the Salesian Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernandez Artime, visited Japan and made enlightening comments on Japan’s pastoral conditi...
    Date2018.11.27 CategoryGIA Reply1 Views822 file
    Read More
  8. 4930(II)_EAO Rectors learning together

    EAO Formation Course for New Rectors in Hong Kong By Our Own Correspondent Cheung Chau, Hong Kong, 25 November 2018 -- Three years after the previous EAO new rectors formation session in K'Long (Vietnam) in November 2015, this time more tha...
    Date2018.11.26 CategoryEAO Reply0 Views440 file
    Read More
  9. 4930(I)_"Let's wake the sleeping giant!"

    Interview with Mr Michal Hort, President of the World Confederation of Don Bosco Past Pupils By Our Own Correspondent Bangkok, Thailand, 25 November 2018 -- On the occasion of the four day seminar and formative encounter of the Asia-Oceania...
    Date2018.11.26 CategoryEXDB Reply0 Views446 file
    Read More
  10. 4929(III)_Don Bosco Alumni leadership meets in Bangkok

    By Mr. Alberto Piedade GEX World Councilor for Asia-Oceania Bangkok, Thailand, 25 November 2018 -- During four days from 22-25 November some 30 or more Presidents and Delegates of various Don Bosco Past Pupils Federations met in Bangkok, Th...
    Date2018.11.25 CategoryEXDB Reply0 Views350 file
    Read More
List
Board Pagination Prev 1 ... 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 ... 373 Next
/ 373