in      
Reserved Area
BIS National News (811)

International (159 Items)

BIS Regional News

Bangalore (653 items)
Chennai (1192 items)
Dimapur (476 items)
Guwahati (918 items)
Hyderabad (687 items)
Kolkata (724 items)
Mumbai (1257 items)
New Delhi (308 items)
Tiruchy (592 items)
Sri Lanka (38 items)
Panjim (312 items)
International (159 items)
Silchar (244 items)

BIS Archives

2019 News
2018 News
2017 News
2016 News
2015 News
2014 News
2013 News
2012 News
2011 News
2010 News
2009 News
2008 News
2007 News
2006 News
2005 News
2004 News
2003 News
2002 News
2001 News
1900 News




RMG - Letter of the Rector Major on the killing of Fr Antonio César Fernández, SDB
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Burkina Faso - Salesian missionary Antonio César Fernández murdered
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Brazil – 1954 "Time Capsule" opened in old Salesian school
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Argentina – The Past Pupils of America are with Pope Francis
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Ireland – Rector Major's animation visit for 100 years of Salesian presence
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Ecuador - The volunteering experience motivates Nicson to work like Don Bosco
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


India – Salesians at work for literacy and artistic education of youths in need
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Spain - Edebé and Google allies for improvment of education with Artificial Intelligence and Big Data
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Spain - Fr Martoglio's Extraordinary Visit resumes: opportunity to strengthen unity with Rector Major and Congregation
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


RMG - World Consultation on Social Communication: which Salesian communicators for young people in the digital world?
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


News Mumbai Province (INB)

Join 360° view forum
Join 360° view forum
 
Printable View Print News   Mail to Friend Mail to Friend  Comment on News Mail to Joaquim Fernandes
7235-panama-laudato-si-generation-launched-at-world-youth-day-in-panama2019 ' >
Panama - Laudato Si' Generation launched at World Youth Day in Panama2019
By ANS - Panama City
Mumbai, Jan. 29. (ANS - Panama City) - Laudato Si' Generation was officially launched on 25 January during the celebration of the World Youth Day in Panama. Laudato Si' Generation, which is the youth branch of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, aims at becoming a global youth movement that works for environmental issues, especially climate justice.  Don Bosco Green Alliance and the Salesian Youth Movement (SYM) are founding members of Laudato Si' Generation.
View actual size
Carina Baumgartner and Julia Marion Kerschhofer from SYM Austria were the Salesian representatives on the main stage of the World Youth Day at the lunch of Laudato Si' Generation. ''It was really inspiring being part of this special moment, especially since I was representing the SYM. Seeing all these people joining us in singing and hugging is something I will never forget. I am proud to be part of the Laudato Si' Generation!'' said Julia Marion Kerschhofer.

''It was an unforgettable moment to be on the main stage of the WYD and to represent Salesian youth worldwide during the launching action. We had the possibility to spread the Laudato Si' message to young people from all over the world and to invite them to join the Laudato Si' Generation. The highlight of this moment was the big hug, where we invited all people to the world's biggest hug. This was an amazing sign because it brought all people together, people that come from many different and far places, but united in one Mission: to take care of our earth, our common home,'' said Carina Baumgartner

Sending a message to the SYM globally, Julia said, ''Laudato Si' is something that everyone should be thinking of. Our planet needs a change NOW. Everyone can contribute, small or big, to make our planet the home we want to live in.''

''I want to invite all of us not to wait for others to take care of our earth. It's us - young people - who have the strength, courage and creativity to change something. Let the SYM not wait for others, but be an example for Laudato Si','' was the message from Carina.

''Don Bosco Green Alliance is thrilled to be a founding member of Laudato Si' Generation'' said Fr Savio Silveira sdb, Convener of the Don Bosco Green Alliance. ''Young people feel strongly the urgency of responding to the ecological crisis, and we Salesians must support their efforts for a safe and sustainable world,'' added Fr Silveira.

Fr Joshtrom Kureethadam sdb, Coordinator of the Sector 'Ecology and Creation' at the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, applauded this new initiative. ''Laudato Si' Generation is a grassroot movement of young people to care for our 'common home'. They are telling us that we need to come together and act urgently and radically,'' said Fr. Kureethadam.

''Young people are passionate about the planet.  It is marvellous to note the enthusiasm as young people engage in searching for ways to protect our Home.  It is not only the statements made, but the lived experience of keeping the area clean, collecting plastic for recycling and reminding participants that we are a Laudatory Si' Generation,'' said Fr Ambrose Pereira sdb from Papua New Guinea, present at the WYD in Panama.

7235-panama-laudato-si-generation-launched-at-world-youth-day-in-panama2019




Comments





Post a Comment

More News in YOUTH GROUPS

EIGHT NEW SALESIAN PRIESTS FOR SHILLONG PROVINCE, FELICITATED
Faculty and students use radio for education to love
Radio Salesian celebrates World Radio Day
Recapturing the Spririt of the First Batch of Salesians who set foot in Shillong, India
Panama - Laudato Si` Generation launched at World Youth Day in Panama2019
Rate this
Current Rating
3.0
Contact via Email
 
Write Your email text message below.
Your email id:
Subject: Comments on 'Panama - Laudato Si` Generation launched at World Youth Day in Panama2019' - Source: BIS South Asia
Comments:
Security Code:
Enter Security Code:  



BIS is the information service of the Salesians of Don Bosco in South Asia.
The information available on the site is posted by the online registered Salesians in the South Asia Region and are approved by their respective Province BIS Coordinators.


This site is best viewed with Mozilla Firefox and/or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 + at a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768


NEWS SEARCH
Search
Province
Classification


News Subscription
  
 
RSS Feeds RSS Feeds






Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 16 : A MAN SENT BY GOD
Sat, 15 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 15 : MAINTAINING A STANDARD
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 14 : THE HARVEST IS GREAT (5)
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 13 : THE HARVEST IS GREAT (4)
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 12 : THE HARVEST IS GREAT (3)
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 11 : THE HARVEST IS GREAT (2)
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 10: THE HARVEST IS GREAT (1)
Sun, 09 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 09: DO NOT TURN BACK
Sun, 09 Aug 2015 11:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 08 : YOUR VOCATION COMES FROM GOD
Sat, 08 Aug 2015 11:09:11 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 05 : PATIENT OBEDIENCE
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000