It is with lots of enthusiasm that I read this statement, “The word ‘Salesian’ is synonymous with commitment,” of Jorge Arevalo, Deputy Director for Education of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country. Looking at the great Salesian work all over the world anyone could easily agree with it. However my take on this is ……. and it did raise few questions in my mind.
Thinking of a glorious past, are we living in a utopian world?
(It is very true that we need to acknowledge the glorious past and thank the Lord for the same but we just should not be stuck with the past alone, rather we need to be in the present facing the challenges of the time.)
Not that we Salesians do not work today, but we still need to work, for and with youth