Feb 16, 2020 – 243 Salesian brothers and priests gathered for their General Chapter in Valdocco, Italy, the place where Don Bosco started his ministry to young people. The General Chapter is a gathering every 6 years of Provincials and representatives of 14,200 Salesians coming from 132 countries working in 1,800 schools, parishes, technical training centres, oratories and missions.
The 28th General Chapter will set directions and priorities for the Salesians in the next 6 years. It will also elect the Rector Major and the General Councillors. It will last for 7 weeks and will conclude on April 4, 2020.