The Youth Ministry Department of the Salesians of Don Bosco asked the thoughts coming out of this Congress be the result of a journey together and a process joining together multiple views of world.

A number of preparatory steps have been taken to make it a progressive and proactive journey:

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September 2015 - February 2016
March 2016
June-February 2017
2017/11/27 15:00:00

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF YOUTH MINISTRY AND FAMILY

These first three steps represent the foundation and the premises on which the International Congress (2017) was built.

Deepen

The current guidelines of the Church and of the Congregation for the family,

Sharing

The challenges of educational pastoral-related opportunities about the family.

Building

Experiences with the view of sharing thoughts and action within the educational and pastoral community.

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“And Jesus increased in wisdom and in years,[c] and in divine and human favor” (Luke 2;52)

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March 1st to June 30th 2017
July 15, 2017
July 30, 2017
September 30th
January 1st to July 31th 2017
August 1st to September 30th 2017
September 30th 2017
November 27th December 1st

CONGRESS TARGET AUDIENCE

The Congress target audience is made up of 400 participants, including lay and religious people, from all provinces of the Congregation of the Salesians of Don Bosco. This congregation is now spread in 132 countries around the world. Each of these provinces will be represented by a delegation with lay people and religious people of our society, who are involved with families in the field of salesian youth ministry (figures in brackets represent the number of participants for every province). Their participation to the Congress will help promote and strengthen various ministerial processes for the family as the focus and recipient of the Salesian ministry.

AET (3) ATE (4) CAM (6) GER (5) INE (5) ITM (3) PGS (3) SUO (3)
AFC (4) AUL (3) CEP (4) GIA (4) ING (5) KOR (3) PLE (4) THA (3)
AFE (5) AUS (3) CIL (5) GRB (3) INH (5) LKC (3) PLN (4) UKR (3)
AFM (3) BBH (4) CIN (3) HAI (3) INK (5) MDG (3) PLO (4) UNG (3)
AFO (5) BCG (4) COB (4) ICC (6) INM (5) MEG (5) PLS (4) UPS (3)
AFW (4) BEN (3) COM (4) ICP (6) INN (4) MEM (5) POR (4) URU (3)
AGL (3) BMA (4) CRO (3) ILE (5) INP (4) MOR (4) SLK (4) VEN (5)
ANG (3) BOL (4) ECU (5) IME (5) INS (5) MOZ (3) SLO (4) VIE (4)
ANT (5) BPA (4) FIN (3) INB (5) INT (4) MYM (4) SMX (6) ZMB (3)
ARN (4) BRE (3) FIS (3) INC (5) IRL (3) PAR (3) SSM (6) RMG
ARS (4) BSP (4) FRB (4) IND (5) ISI (4) PER (4) SUE (4)