New Rochelle / Australasia News, 17th January 2010 -- Now that Salesians and Salesian relief workers have been inside Haiti and returned to the Dominican Republic, a clearer picture of the devastation and loss of life is emerging. In Rome, the names of three (not four) Salesians have been entered into the Necrology: Bro Hubert Sanon, 85, and clerical students Wilfried Atismé, 28 and Valsaint Vilbrun, 26. There are other injuries - Fr Attilio Stra from the LAKAY street children centre has been airlifted to a hospital in Santo Domingo with a back injury but his injury is not life-threatening and he is in good spirits. The degree of assistance and direct intervention from ANT Province is outstanding and this province has become an essenti…Read more >
Internet and new technologies will dominate the 21rst century. The new generations will be people of the Internet and this new mass media will enter in every corner of the planet in the next decades, even into poor countries, because Internet became an excellent tool for development.
One of the new frontiers of Don Bosco is precisely this virtual world where thousands of young people and children are meeting every single minute from around the planet. There is not language barriers, no need of passport and every moment we need less money to invest in order to be inside the web.
As for our Salesians, we have several websites from many types: news agencies, official and institutional websites, thousands of pages of documents and files publishe…Read more >