We are an international collective of young people from Salesian Institutions & organizations who are passionate about the welfare of our only planet.
T Shirt Painting Competition at Don Bosco Lonavla
As part of the Season of Creation, the aspirants at Don Bosco Lonavla, India painted ecological themes on T-shirts. This creative activity helped them to appreciate nature and our role in conserving and living in sync with it.
The Care Project - Promoting Spaces for Agroecology
New project in the works here at Casa do Puríssimo Coração de Maria in Sao Paulo, Brazil!!!
The Care Project, through partnership with TING Environmental Action and the proponent Mater Dei Cam, has as its main objective to promote spaces for agroecology in the urban environment, participatory, nourishing people with food, experiences and knowledge, in line with environmental preservation and recovery. 🌎🧑🏽 🌾👩🏽 🌾
The educators participating in the project had the opportunity, in this first meeting, to experience a plantation with interspecies, targeting their successor during the period of growth and harvest, in addition to a planting of sensory yards and a spiral yard for herbs and spices. 🌱🥦
The Maker Show - Promoting Sustainability and Recycling
On August 31, Colégio Salesiano Alberto Monteiro De Carvalho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, held the Maker Show - they worked on innovation, the concept of sustainability and sharing ideas using recyclable materials. The students reproduced various objects to be used in everyday life. The exhibition was held in an atmosphere of collaborative learning, with the integration of the Hands On and Art subjects.
The Catholic church is a global family with over 1.3 billion Catholics worldwide. At World Youth Day, this vast global family was personified not just in numbers but by its love for Mother Church. Although I personally missed out on the 'Days in the Diocese' experience, I gathered stories from my friends about the warm hospitality they received. This made me realise that we belong to a larger family that has a tangible presence.
I can recount the moments when injustice was done to me. Deep down, these experiences make us believe that we will not always be treated with fairness and justice. They get us used to unjust situations and often leave us feeling helpless.
After such experiences, I began to question whether restoration is possible. We can't turn back time to erase those negative experiences; sometimes, the memories linger, altering our perceptions and beliefs about the world. Read More...
An intertidal walk is a unique and educational activity that can provide a fun way to learn about the ocean and the intertidal zone, which is the area that is exposed during low tide and covered by water during high tide.
During an intertidal walk, participants can explore the rocky shorelines, sandy beaches, or mudflats and observe the diverse plant and animal life that inhabit these areas. Read More
"What are we doing with our lives, and how do we envision our lives?". It is a very broad and open-ended question that allows each of us to express our dreams and aspirations.
As a starting point, let us share our individual goals and dreams for a better future. It could be related to our personal lives, our careers, our community, society, or even the environment. Read More...
The cries of the forests and air, water, land, and the poor are the focus of the latest issues of Promotio Iustitiae (PI), a journal published by the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology (SJES) of the Society of Jesus since 1977 ana available online in English, Spanish, French, and Italian. Read More
The UN Biodiversity COP15 is vastly similar to UNFCCC COP27. Many delegates from countries all over the world attended this conference held from 7th – 19th December 2022 in Montreal, Canada. Read More
The birth of Jesus took place in a very modest setting. Under a shed in a manger filled with hay in the company of cattle. The starlight sky and chill in the air. Visit of the Magi from far away countries. The choirs of angels sang in joy and shepherds kept watch of the special day. Heavens came down and filled the earth. Read More
The impulse that provoked me to write this text was my visit to the supermarket. I wanted to buy a Christmas decoration to create an atmosphere that would help me experience the upcoming Christmas. However, a visit to the supermarket left me with ambivalent feelings. Read More
Recover Together, Recover Stronger—this is the theme of this year’s G20 summit currently taking place in Indonesia. It is also an urgent call for the Indonesian government to address the alarming issue of increasing numbers of indigenous peoples being left behind in the wake of Indonesia’s many natural disasters because of its geographical location in the Pacific Ring of Fire and an exacerbated climate crisis. Read More
Few feasts can beat the simple magic of Christmas! Imagine celebrating the birth of the child of nondescript couple in a manger in Bethlehem. This baby, later named Jesus, was born 2000 yrs ago to Mary the wife of a carpenter named Joseph. In the birth of Jesus, the son of God become man, the gap if any between God and man was bridged once and for all. Read More