The family is a fundamental structure of the community that plays an important role in the formation and development of individuals. It is the first social circle in which we evolve and it has a major impact on our personal development, our interpersonal relationships and our general happiness. Broadcast "miaina - mitia" on Radio Don Bosco, in collaboration with the Centre Arrupe de Madagascar.

Menstruation is a condition that women experience as part of their natural growth. If you do the maths, 7 years is the total number of days of menstruation in a woman's life. Many misconceptions, superstitions and ignorances surround it, leading to discrimination and marginalisation, resulting in the violation of human dignity. That's why we need information and education. Miaina - mitia’ broadcast on Radio Don Bosco, in collaboration with the Centre Arrupe de Madagascar.

Mental health is one of those things that people are still unaware of in Madagascar. However, mental illness can happen to anyone. Mental health has a direct impact on the functioning of individuals and society, justifying the importance of taking action to promote mental health. Mental health is a person's ability to realise their vision and cope with life's events, so that they can work. Programme ‘vivre et aimer’ on Radio Don Bosco, in collaboration with the Centre Arrupe de Madagascar.

The life of a married couple is determined by many things, and their harmony is the result of their behaviour and the choices they make. One of these is the decision to use a natural contraceptive method. This encourages the couple to talk more often, to get to know each other better. In this way, the dialogue that takes place before the decision is made and the life of the choice that is made together is a cement that strengthens the relationship. The choices that are made always involve taking responsibility, including thinking about the future of the family and of generations. Live and love’ programme on Radio Don Bosco, in collaboration with the Arrupe Centre in Madagascar.

Diocese of Miarinarivo

Pope Francis has accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the Diocese of Miarinarivo, presented by H.E. Mgr Jean Claude Randrianarisoa. At the same time, the Supreme Pontiff has appointed H.E. Mgr Marie Fabien Raharilamboniaina, as Apostolic Admnistrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the same Diocese.

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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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