More than 400 Salesian priests, brothers, sisters, and young people across 19 regions attended the online launch of the Salesian School of Social Communication on September 24.
The program was opened by Father Gildasio Mendes, general councilor for social communication of the congregation.
Eighty-two members of 12 Salesian provinces of the South Asia region attended the first online training session.
“We are commencing an important journey, keeping in mind the evangelization mission of the Church to be achieved effectively through communication,” said Father Mendes.
He said communication is a priority dimension for the Salesians.
The Salesian School of Social Communication, an initiative of the Social Communication Department of the Congregation in Rome, aims to train all those involved in the social communication ministry of the Church.
The project further aims at preparing the participants to communicate from the Salesian perspective.
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