September - October 2013
60 Years of Life for DMA
“Tradition is a living reality; it therefore includes the in itself principles of development and progress. It is like saying that the river of tradition always carries within itself the source, and tends toward a source”, as noted by the Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Preserving personal history and that of one’s family means assuming it, appreciating it, deepening it, making it alive and entrusting it to the future. This is to be done in complete fidelity because one’s ...
November - December 2013
Go forward Without Fear
In one of her circular letters Mother Antonia Colombo noted that “Holy students require holy educators, capable of honestly living evangelical freedom of speech and of overcoming timidity to propose to young people goals of beauty, truth, and goodness, made attractive by the transparency of their witness” (Circ.854).
These are appropriate words in line with the times in which we are living, as we approach the Feast of All Saints and close to ...
July - August 2013
Memory Over Time
Transmitting the extraordinary legacy that Jesus communicated in the entrusting of himself as a living Presence: this is the raison d'être of the Church, his journey in history. A mystery of faith, a certainty that is a source of consolation and hope. The Year of Faith provides an opportunity to revive the memory of the Presence of Jesus, source from which we draw in order to give credibility to proclaiming the Good News to young people.
The extraordinary ...
May - June 2013
In the Heart of the Word
This issue of the magazine is dedicated to the Word made language, communication in human categories of relationship and communion, of listening, silence, gestures. Especially since Vatican II, the Word entered into the journeys of believers, stirred to study it deeply and communicate it with their life, with coherence. Only by entering into the heart of the Word can one make it a way for evangelization, the proclamation of the Good News that brings disturbs us ...
March - April 2013
Thank you, Mother Marinella!
Thanks for the DMA Magazine;for years you looked after it with passion and clear guidance. With you, the “Youth Ministry Review” became the Magazine for the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians.
It was a part of yourself that is now extended throughout the history of the Institute. It was a gift that continues in time, an echo of your “life lived in the fullness of a gift to the Lord and to the Institute that you served with love, intelligence ...
January - February 2013
Things Old and New
Some world, Church, and Salesian events, determine the content of this year’s DMA. We dwell on what seems to be of particular significance. The UN has declared 2013 the "Year of Cooperation in the Water Sector" and an “International Forum of Cultures" will be held in Naples, Italy. As Church, we live the '"Year of Faith", reflecting the echo of the Synod celebrated last October on "The New Evangelization for the Transmission ...