In recent years, it has become a tradition for Catholic schools to organize a recollection for their students. Last March 19, the Don Bosco Ivato Oratorio School organized a spiritual retreat for its students.

A conference on Bishop Xavier Thoyer and the foundation of a local church in Fianarantsoa (1937- 1962) with the intervention of Fr. Charles Raymond Ratongavao.

The Rector Major, Father Angel Fernández Artime has just been re-elected. Immediately after his re-election, he asked all the Salesian communities throughout the world to make a novena to the Blessed Virgin Help of Christians, to obtain her help in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

From what has been heard, there has been some controversy in the Association of Salesian Co-operators in Mahajanga in recent years. The members of this Association seem to have died while still alive.

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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