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Discernment Weekend Rounds Out 2010

(South Orange, NJ) – The last of four discernment weekends took place this past weekend at the offices of youth ministry and vocations for the Saelsians’ US East (SUE) province.  Due to the timing of the weekend, the number of attendees wasn’t as high as previous weekends, but what was lacking in number was made up by the sheer quality of attending candidates!

The weekend started out with Fr. José Ubaldino Andrade SDB, a missionary born in Venezuela and on-mission in [...]

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Posted in Director's Travel Log, SLMs

El Salvador – A second mission to Haiti from Don Bosco University

(ANS – Soyapango) – On June 12 four technical specialists in artificial limbs and orthopedic assistance from the Don Bosco University (UDB) in Soyapango left for Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to help with the re-habilitation of people who have had amputations following their injuries in the January 12 earthquake.

This is the second humanitarian mission from UDB. In the first by 7 professional technicians, there were about 200 artificial limbs and more than 100 sessions of orthopedic assistance.

“The aim is to help the [...]

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Posted in Haiti Disaster Relief