It is necessary to carefully consider what the appeal might mean to an individual. Take plenty of time, do an orientation retreat, and be well prepared. Catechesis on vocational discernment, with Fr. Rakotondramanana Soloniaina Jean Emilien.

The content of the angel's message was a preparation for the Virgin Mary. The virgin Mary was scared and maybe she was scared when she heard the message. Mary was silent and reflected in her heart as she studied about her and what the angel had told her. Catechesis on vocational discernment, with Fr. Rakotondramanana Soloniaina Jean Emilien.

The Virgin Mary was a worthy and kind person. In the conversation with Mary and the angel: "Hail" is the same as "rejoice", which emphasizes that she is full of grace and it is this grace that produces full joy. Catechesis on vocational discernment, with Fr. Rakotondramanana Soloniaina Jean Emilien.

The Blessed Virgin Mary heard God's call and responded. The Virgin Mary did not know her “immaculate conception” identity only through the revelation of the Angel. The beginning of the Angel's conversation with the Blessed Virgin Mary was the “Salvation” worthy of the nobles. Catechesis on vocational discernment, with Fr. Rakotondramanana Soloniaina Jean Emilien.

The fourth bishop of Tsiroanomandidy

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Gabriel Randrianantenaina bishop of the diocese of Tsiroanomadidy in the region of Bongolava. Four years ago, Mgr Gustavo Bombin Espino, former bishop of this diocese, was appointed bishop of Maintirano so the diocese in question did not have a bishop. The episcopal ordination took place on Sunday July 11, 2021 at the Public High School of the city Tsiroanomandidy.

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What kind of Salesians?

From February 16 to April 04 2020, The Salesian Congregation will hold the 28th General Chapter (GC 28) in Turin-Valdocco. This chapter presents 2 messages: the return to Valdocco, the Motherhouse of Salesian, after 62 years, the last was the CG18 and the general chapter which takes its title from a question: "What kind of Salesians for the youth of today?"

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Animated by hope

On December 29th, the official commentary of the Rector Major, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, on the Strenna 2021 "Moved by hope: 'Behold, I make all things new' (Rev 21, 5) was published in five languages: Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.

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