04.10.2015

CIN15-Coloane Salesian out-reach since 1963

CIN15-Coloane Salesian out-reach since 1963
CIN15-Coloane Salesian out-reach since 1963

It's already 62 years ago when Fr. Gaetano Nicosia received the permission to work and live with the hansenian patients in this remote corner of Macau (those time still a Portoghese colony). On the black-white picture you can still see the original shape of the edge of this Macau island 50 years ago.

From the frontline work with the suffering people (still the Center of St. Lucia with St. Anne sisters is there, now under large re-building), but the work grew a lot in past 30 years

- Escuela Dom Luis Versiglia (1985) - boarding school for the youth in need...

- Don Bosco Formation Center for the Youth (2000)

- Outreach in the Macau town: Oasis Youth Pastoral Center

All in all 125 Lay Mission Partners, majority of them young are working hand in hand with the 5 SDB of this Coloane community to reach out in different services the youth of Macau (some 10% of the school population in Macau s accompanied by the Salesians SDB - FMA in 8 different schools) with school counselling, parenting service for the adults (starting) ...

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