Don Bosco||The Power of Love

The spirit of Don Bosco and the Salesians present in 132 countries of the world is renewed in the "Virtual Salesian Oratory" of the Museum of Peace - Mamt: a unique and fascinating experience through 12 emotional itineraries and a visit to the Chapel with the relic of the "Saint of Young People" At a difficult time in our history Don Bosco's message for young people and with young people is more relevant than ever and constitutes the antidote against all forms of radicalism and fundamentalism, helping young people to become "Producers of the future" and "Hunters of the positive". The virtual Salesian Oratory and the emotional paths "Don Bosco, Power of Love" are realized by the Fondazione Mediterraneo and the General Direction Opere Don Bosco in collaboration with the South Salesian Province and the Salesians from all over the world.

 

 

 

The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Don Ángel Fernández Artime, with representatives of the Salesian Family - from the Magnificent Rector of the Salesian Pontifical University Don Mauro Mantovani to the Inspector IME Don Pasquale Cristiani to the Daughters of Maria Ausiliatrice- gathered around the "Totem of Peace" by sculptor Mario Molinari: The symbol that the Fondazione Mediterraneo is spreading throughout the world.
On this occasion the Rector Major paid homage to the monumental work, symbol of migrants and solidarity.

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Hundreds of young people from the Don Bosco schools and immigrants welcomed in the Family Houses have inaugurated, with the Rector Major Don Ángel Fernández Artime, the emotional path dedicated to "Don Bosco and young people" in the premises on the ground floor of the Museum of Peace - MAMT, overlooking Piazza Municipio.
After writing their names and various messages on the digital boards, young people and migrants gathered around the tenth successor of Don Bosco in a warm embrace of sharing and love.

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During a solemn ceremony, the Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco - Don Ángel Fernández Artime with the Inspector of the Salesians of the South Don Pasquale Cristiani, the Magnificent Rector of the Salesian Pontifical University and other representatives of the Salesian Family (Salesian Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, Cooperators, etc.) blessed the Chapel of the Museum of Peace dedicated to Don Bosco, which houses the relic of the "Saint of the Youth".
"A moment of great emotion - declared the President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso - that has made an immense space thanks to the heart and charisma of Don Bosco".

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The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco Don Ángel Fernández Artime - accompanied by Don Horacio Lopez and the Ambassadors to the Holy See of Panama, Miroslava Rosas Vargas, and of Guatemala, Alfredo Vàsquez Rivera - inaugurated the Museum of Peace dedicated to "DON BOSCO THE POWER OF LOVE ": twelve emotional journeys through the 5 floors of the Museum where the messages of Don Bosco and the essential moments of the Salesian Family's action in 132 countries of the world are gathered with videos and hypertextual tools.
To welcome the Rector Major and many representatives of the Salesian Family - from the Magnificent Rector of the Salesian Pontifical University Don Mauro Mantovani to the inspector of Southern Italy Don Pasquale Cristiani up to the representatives of the Daughters of Maria Ausiliatrice and the cooperators - Michele Capasso president of Fondazione Mediterraneo, Pia molinari and Claudio Azzolini.
Present at the ceremony were the delegate of the Rector of the Federico II University Gilberto Sammartino, the Councilor for the Campania Region Serena Angioli, the Councilor for the City of Naples, Annamaria Palmieri and the representatives of military, civil and religious institutions.

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The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco Don Ángel Fernández Artime accompanied by Don Horacio Lopez and the Ambassadors to the Holy See of Panama, Miroslava Rosas Vargas, and Guatemala, Alfredo Vàsquez Rivera - took part in the press conference presenting the virtual Salesian Oratory: a space with videowall and multimedia communication systems that tells the educational path of Don Bosco and interacts with Salesians from all over the world.
To welcome the Rector Major and many representatives of the Salesian Family - from the Magnificent Rector of the Salesian Pontifical University Don Mauro Mantovani to the Inspector of Southern Italy Don Pasquale Cristiani, to the representatives of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians and cooperators - the President of the Foundation Michele Capasso, Pia Molinari and Claudio Azzolini.
Present at the press conference were the delegate of the Magnificent Rector of the University Federico II Gilberto Sammartino, the councillor to the Campania Region Serena Angioli, the councillor to the Municipality of Naples Annamaria Palmieri and the representatives of newspapers and television.

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The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco Don Ángel Fernández Artime - accompanied by Don Horacio Lopez and the Ambassadors to the Holy See of Panama, Miroslava Rosas Vargas, and of Guatemala, Alfredo Vàsquez Rivera with some exponents of the Salesian Family, young of the Salesian schools and migrant welcomed by Salesians in the Houses-Families prayed in the Chapel of the Church of San Giuseppe Maggiore where Don Bosco celebrated the only Mass in the South on March 30, 1880.
In this occasion the Major Rector thanked the Fondazione Mediterraneo and Michele Capasso to made this meeting and this moment of prayer possible on the occasion of the opening of the museum dedicated to "DON BOSCO THE POWER OF LOVE”.

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The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco Don Ángel Fernández Artime accompanied by Don Horacio Lopez and the Ambassadors to the Holy See of Panama, Miroslava Rosas Vargas, and Guatemala, Alfredo Vàsquez Rivera - together with representatives of the Salesian Family, young people from the Salesian schools and migrants welcomed by the Salesians in the Family Houses, he paid homage and placed a laurel crown in front of the urn with the relics of Migrante Ignoto, housed in the monumental work "Totem della Pace" by sculptor Mario Molinari in the port of Naples.
Many young people involved in aid and solidarity activities are present.
Many testimonies: like that of Amir, who from Bangladesh came to Italy and in the oratory he found support, security and also a future.
This is a very special day,"said Don Ángel Fernández Artime," because, in addition to paying homage to the Unknown Migrant and Molinari's work, we have the opportunity to continue to write true pages together: with society, with the Fondazione Mediterraneo, with young people ".

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A group of Salesians and FMA Sisters from the South Salesian Province from the regions of Southern Italy visited the Museum of Peace as a preview - Don Bosco expressing their satisfaction for the realization of the Virtual Salesian Oratory.
In particular, the most significant videos of the 12 emotional paths were projected on the big screens: from Pope Francis' visit to Valdocco to the video "Don Bosco, the power of love".

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