Don Bosco bought a big house; the price was high, but miracles and blessings appeared. There was an unexpected financial help from a princess who likes to help people and likes to pray; after that, a religious lent him money, without interest. Don Bosco built a large church on the site and on July 20, 1851, the foundation stone was laid...

Don Bosco listed people such as noblemen and dignitaries, laymen, religious and politicians as members of the Congregation of St. Louis of Gonjagues. In Turin in 1846: Political chaos was about to erupt; in January of that year, Cardinal Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti was elected pope...

John Bosco fell ill one day and was cared for by a poor farmer named John Chalosse, when he took him in. This man was in trouble some years ago, and a priest helped him according to his story; he was surprised when John Bosco said that he was the priest at that time. He said with joy that: now you have rewarded me for the good, and the saying that the good is paid in money has been realized...

Sedy is a studious and honest young man, but he also has a difficult life because he works and studies at the same time. He and Seheno are classmates and the latter asked him for help with his studies. Sedy is ashamed to bring Seheno in the house because her house is not good, Seheno a rich man's daughter. Rivo is the son of wealthy Ratrema and is among the people who love luxury and want to be with Seheno.

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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