Hajja Salesjana

St. Patrick’s School, Triq San Ġwann Bosco, Sliema SLM 1935 – MALTA Tel: (+356) 2133 0238 / (+356) 2133 1447 e-mail: hajjasal@salesiansmalta.org Il-Bulettin Salesjan, imsejjaħ b’diversi ismijiet, jiġi stampat f’56 edizzjoni u f’ 29 ilsien madwar id-dinja u huwa mxerred f’ 131 nazzjon Responsible: Fr. Paul Formosa SDB Director/ Editor: Fr. Sandro Camilleri SDB Editorial Board: Margaret Buhagiar, Renald Buhagiar, Fr. Paul Spiteri SDB. Design & Printing: Salesian Press, Sliema. Tista’ taqra Ħajja Salesjana fuq il-kompjuter: http://www.salesiansmalta.org Front Cover: Photo by Camila Seves Espasandin on Unsplash.com Back Cover: Photo of Mary Help of Christians Basilica at Valdocco by Fr. Sandro Camilleri SDB. The logo above shows a simple house frame and a simplified form of three persons embracing each other. The logo intends to portray the image that the Salesian experience is a home that welcomes and invites youth to a journey together. The words Salesians Don Bosco recall the SDB nomenclature used after the name of Salesian Fathers and Brothers. hajja Contents 3 Editorial 5 Bee kind...always! 6 Wasu's wise choice 7 I choose to trust... 8 A message worth thinking about! 10 The message of the Rector Major 12 UKRAINE - Salesian solidarity... 14 Why is May the Month of Mary? 16 Mill-Album tal-Familja Salesjana 20 SYRIA - Fear, solidarity, commitment 21 What's it like being a priest... 22 Views From Valdocco 24 How to Pray in a Distracting World 26 Taking it in God's Time (and Ease) 28 What is a Spiritual Director... 31 Children learn what they live 32 To welcome a migrant... 34 My most beautiful invention... 5 8 12 14 28 Ħarġa 274 | April - Ġunju 2023