Although Dera feared that the visit of her parents might bring difficulties in his home, it was the opposite: thanks to Vola.

The bride and groom were two hours late for the church wedding. Dera and Vola were shocked to learn that it was the children of the bride and groom themselves who held the bride's veil. The simplicity of the bride and groom's clothing was the result of ignorance and lack of development rather than greed or poverty.

Dera and Vola attended a wedding in the countryside. Sincerity, simplicity: was among the characters of the people living there that they met that day, but the people in the village of Dera are a little different from the other villagers of Ambatomainty.

Because of the many things Dera had to face alone, both at home and at the market, and the consequences: he had nightmares. He dreamt about him and Vola.

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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