WYD19 Panama – a celebration of joy and happiness
‘I am the servant of the Lord. May it be done unto me according to your word’ (Lk 1:38) The experience of being welcomed by simple, warm and friendly people with a readiness to be of help at all times has been the hallmark of my stay thus far. Panama has been dressed up for […]
Immersion in a different culture to Discern my Salesian Vocation
by pre novice Thomas Warwara After my aspirantate at the Savio Haus and a year of apostolic experience in DBTS Gabutu, I applied to be a pre-novice. I was sent to the inter-provincial Pre-Noviciate Formation Program in Cebu, Philippines. As part of this program we were sent two by two for eight weeks in six […]
On 23rd November 2018, Don Bosco Technical School (DBTS) in Gabutu had its 21st Speech Day with the theme: “Wokabaut Wantaim Ol Yangpela.” It was the Graduation Day for 83 Grade 12 students and 172 Industrial Training Course and National Certificate 2 students. The day began with the Baccalaureate Mass presided by Fr. Alfred Maravilla […]
By Vivian Nesen photos by Karl Valmonte Port Moresby, PNG, 22 November 2018 – “Once a Bosconian, Always a Bosconian” was the memorable concluding phrase of Don Bosco Technological Institute’s ninety (90) graduates as they pledged loyalty to DBTI during the graduation ceremony. The 17th graduation Rites with the theme Transforming the Society through Bosconian […]
Wantok Bosco 2018 PGS
Port Moresby, PNG, 9 September 2018 -- Bosconians from Salesians schools came together for the first Wantok Bosco celebration in Papua New Guniea, organized by the Salesian Commission on Youth Ministry. This youth event took a verse from the Gospel of Luke as its scriptural inspiration: “The mighty One has done great things for me, […]
The Don Bosco Technical Institute in Central Guadalcanal was packed with nearly four hundred youth from the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) and the Salesian Sisters (FMA) schools and mission places. The nearby Catholic Parishes were invited such as Holy Family-Kukum, Good Shepherd and St. Martins RTC. The official opening and the main talk was […]
The family celebrates Don Bosco in PNG
Port Moresby, PNG, 12 August 2018 -- The celebration for the 33rd Foundation of Don Bosco Technical School, Gabutu, Port Moresby commenced on 12th August, 2018. It is the 203rd birth anniversary of St John Bosco. The week-long celebration commenced with the ‘Family Day’. It was celebrated by 2500 people and had as its theme: […]
Don Bosco Technological Institute Cultural Show
Boroko, PNG, 18 August 2018 -- Don Bosco Technological Institute, Boroko (DBTI), staged its Cultural show on 18thAugust 2018. The theme of the Cultural show was, “Harim Tok – Wokabaut Wantaim” which is the pidgin translation of the Strenna, “… Let us cultivate the art of listening and accompaniment”. The Cultural show concluded its celebrations […]