Salesian Missions e-news takes a fresh approach in 2021
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 11:33
Changes are happening everywhere, and the worldwide Salesian Missionary Sector has a new General Councillor, Fr. Alfred Maravilla SDB, and a new strategy for Cagliero 11, the e-newsletter for the sector, which has a new look, and some exciting changes to its international news coverage. (Image: Fr Alfred with two missionaries from this year's 151st expedition - ANS)
A different continent will be explored every three months, with monthly issues looking more deeply at a country or region within that continent. The new year begins with Europe, where Project Europe has brought Salesians from other continents to share their gifts across different cultures; our own Province has been greatly enriched by the young Salesians who have come to us as missionaries under this project. The January issue takes a closer look at France. There is also a statistical round-up showing how the Salesians across the world have responded to the pandemic and adapted their work to reach out to those in need.
There will be a new emphasis on interaction, with readers encouraged to contribute news and photos and to share testimonies, ideas and examples of good practice.
Salesian Missions supporters in our Province receive Cagliero 11 each month from Fr Kieran Anderson SDB, Director of our Missions Office, but you can download each new issue from sdb.org (follow the link below).
Each month, Cagliero 11 sets a prayer intention, based on the Pope's intention for that month, and adapted to suit the focus of the issue. This January, please join us in praying that intention:
For fostering the human fraternity and Salesian spirit of loving kindness in France.
"May the Lord give us the grace to live in full fellowship with our brothers and sisters of other
religions, praying for one another, open to all." (Pope Francis' prayer intention for January 2021)
If you would like to support Salesian Missions, please contact Fr Kieran by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01204 600 720, and please keep our missionary work in your prayers.