Monthly Archives: January 2019

Nigerian religious women, carrying on regardless…

Religious Sisters in Nigeria say that fear of abductions is not stopping them from carrying out their responsibilities.

“It is frightening…but what can you do? It is not stopping us from carrying on with our responsibilities. We get up in the morning, give ourselves over to God that he takes care of the day, and then you go about your responsibilities.


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Training Programme for Academics 2019 – 18-20/02

Training programme for those intending to teach at university level. Prof. Beate Kowalski, TU Dortmund University.

Many postgraduate students in European universities are not involved in teaching while undertaking their studies. However they are then expected to begin teaching as soon as they have completed their programmes. Continue reading

Pope Francis: “What Salesian for today’s youth? A concrete man, who takes courageous decisions”

On the occasion of the opening of the Salesian Family Spirituality Days, we publish the preface by the Holy Father to the volume edited by Antonio Carriero, SDB, “Evangelii gaudium con don Bosco“, a text in which the Salesian Family takes up the message of the Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis from a pastoral educational point of view.

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Sister Norma Pimentel: Come to the border, be part of what we are experiencing

Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J., serves as executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville, Tex. A religious sister of the Missionaries of Jesus, she has directed this charitable arm of the Diocese of Brownsville since 2008. She helped organize local response to the 2014 surge of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States, Continue reading