We celebrate Sain John Bosco on January 31. John Bosco was born in Becchi, a little city of Castelnuovo of Asti in August 1815. When he was young, his father was dead while he is only 2 years old, his mother has raised them three.

Sainte Martina was celebrated on January 30. Born in Rome and comes from a famous family, Martina is the daughter of a consul famous for his faith and charity. After the death of his father, Martina sold all her possession and did works of charity and mercy for the poor.

On this January 29, we celebrate the memory of Saint Gildas the wise. Comes from a noble family in Great Britain, Gildas was born in Scotland towards the end of the fifth century when the Bretons, Roman citizens, fought against the Saxon invaders.

Comes from a Norman and Germanic family, Thomas d'Aquin was born toward the end of 1224. Son of Landulph, Count of Aquinas and Countess Theodora Caracciolo Rossi.

New impetus

The celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Diocese of Ambatondrazaka in 2021 has brought spiritual renewal to Christians. Their current three main challenges are to improve the system to be in tune with the structure of the whole Church, to encourage Christians to pray and live the sacraments, and to urge them to be responsible in the life of the Church. Speech by Fr. Sata Jean Noël Andrianasolo

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Love and Salvation

Christmas is a great joy, because it is the love of God that has come to us, proclaims Fr. Bizimana Innocent, Provincial Superior of the Salesians Don Bosco of Madagascar and Mauritius, presenting his Christmas greetings. Salvation is accomplished, so life is not in danger of disappearing. It is this love and this salvation that we wish to fill our life so that we have peace.

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Zatti, our brother

The short film "Zatti, our brother" (Argentina, 2020) focuses on one of the most difficult episodes of his life. We are in Viedma, in 1941: at the age of 60, Zatti is forced to leave the hospital he has attended for decades. His faith and strength are tested.

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