By THA SC
Sampran, Thailand, 25 January 2022 -- On 22 January 2022, 60 participants from the various groups of the Salesian Family of Thailand gathered to celebrate the Salesian Family Day at Savio House, Sampran Nakorn Pathom. The event was coordinated by Fr. Nopphadon Joseph, the delegate of the Salesian Family of Thailand. The members had the occasion to listen to the explanation of the Strenna 2022 of the Rector Major by Fr. Joseph Banchong Santisukniran. On this day, there was also the official opening of the year-long celebration of the 400 year anniversary of the death of St. Francis de Sales. Together with this was also the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Salesian Cooperators of Thailand.
One of the highlights of this Salesian Family Day was the eucharistic celebration presided by Bishop Joseph Prathan Sridarunsil. During the liturgy, there was the solemn promise of two new Salesian Cooperators: Anna Isariya Janthanatrakul, from Marie Upatham House, Sampran, and Marie Joseph Nicharee Chuensuangjit, from Thidanukro House, Hatyai.
Moreover, on this celebration, the Salesian Cooperators were the main organizers. The event was relayed also 'online' due to the increase of Covid-19 new cases. Participation was also limited in number.