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Coordination of Youth Ministry

The Sector for Youth Ministry maintains constant contact and networks with those responsible for the coordination of Youth Ministry in the Interprovincial Conferences, and maintains a privileged rapport with the Coordinators of Youth Ministry in the various provinces, valuing the wealth that comes from meeting with the plurality of situations, and educational and cultural approaches.

School/Professional Formation Commissions

In the Salesian tradition “Schools and Professional Formation Centers have always been places of critical cultural development…and of the construction of a professionalism according to a life plan inspired by Gospel values” (Guidelines of the Educational Mission of the FMA, N.167). In order to coordinate the service that these formal educational environments offer the mission of the Church and society, the Youth Ministry Sector is in constant contact with those responsible on other continents  for the School/Professional Formation commissions:

School/Vocational Training Africa and Madagascar – CIAM Commission
Salesian School America Commission with SDB
School/Vocational Training Asia – CIAO Commission
Salesian School/Vocational Training Europe with SDB
School/Vocational Training India – PCI Commission

Institutes of Higher Studies

In recent years the Institutes of higher studies have become more firmly established as an expression of our educational mission.  Some are run by the Congregation, others in collaboration with establishments directed by the Salesians, by other religious congregations or ecclesial communities. The Salesian educational method and spirituality form an explicit or implicit point of reference in these institutes, which are characterised by:

  • A rigorous and scientific organisation of research, curricula and teaching material, in harmony with a Christian vision of the human person and of life;
  • Interdisciplinary dialogue between the various areas of study;
  • Curricular material of specifically ethical and theological character;
  • A diversity of formative programmes that demonstrate real attention to the students and to their journey towards maturity; 
  • A specific offer of evangelisation, Christian formation, commitment to the service of others, in openness to ecumenical and interfaith dialogue; 
  • Concrete witness to a more human culture from a Gospel perspective.


AFE - Province of “Our Lady of Hope” – Nairobi – Kenya
Institute of youth studies Tangaza University College - Nairobi – Kenya

AFO - Province of the “Mother of God” - Ivory Coast
Institut Supérieur de Formation des Educateurs Spécialisés Laura Vicuña (ISFES – LV) - Cotonou (Benin)

AFC – Province of “Our Lady of Africa” - Democratic Republic of Congo
Institut Supérieur des Arts et Métiers( ISAM) - Congo


ABA – Province of "St. Francis de Sales" - Buenos Aires - Argentina
Maria Mazzarello – San Justo - Argentina
Instituto Superior de Formación Docente Maria Auxiliadora – Buenos Aires, Almagro - Argentina

ABB – Province of "St Francis Xavier" - Bahía Blanca - Argentina
Terciario Maria Auxiliadora, Bahía Blanca - Argentina
Colegio Maria Auxiliadora - Comodoro Rivadavia - Argentina

ARO – Province of "Our Lady of the Rosary" – Córdoba - Argentina
Profesorado Maria Auxiliadora – Rosario Santa Fé - Argentina

ANT- Province of "St. Joseph" – Santo Domingo
Salomè Ureña – Recinto Emilio Prud’Homme - Santiago – Dominican Republic

BBH - Province of "Mother Mazzarello" - Brazil
Università Cattolica di Brasilia – Brasilia\DF - Brazil
Centro Universitario – UNILESTE – Coronel Fabriciano\MG e Ipatinga\MG- Brazil
Facoltà Cattolica di Tocantins – FACTO – Palmas\TO- Brazil
Facoltà Immacolada Concezione del Recife - FICR – Recife\PE- Brazil

BRJ - Province of "Our Lady of Penha"– Rio di Janeiro, - Brazil
ISECENSA – Institutos Superiores de Ensino do CENSA - Campos/RJ - Brazil
FSMA - Faculdade Salesiana Maria Auxiliadora – Macaé/RJ - Brazil

BSP - Province of "St Catherine of Siena" – São Paulo, - Brazil
UNIFATEA – Centro Universitário Teresa D’Ávila – Lorena/SP - Brazil

CBC – Province of "Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquira" – Bogotá/CO
Escuela Normal Superior Maria Auxiliadora - Guadalupe (Santander) /CO

CBN – Province of "Our Lady of the Snow"– Bogotá/CO
Escuela Normal Superior Maria Auxiliadora - Granada/CO
Escuela Normal Superior Maria Auxiliadora - Soacha/CO

CMA – Province of "Mary Help of Christians" - Medellin/CO
Escuela Normal Superior Maria Auxiliadora - Cúcuta/CO
Escuela Normal Superior Maria Auxiliadora - Santa Marta/CO

CMM – Province of "St Mary Mazzarello" - Medellin/CO
Escuela Normal Superior Maria Auxiliadora - Copacabana - Antioquia/CO
Normal Superior Maria Inmaculada - Manaure – Cesar/CO
Escuela Normal Superior Nuestra Senõra de Fátima - Sabanagrande/CO
Escuela Normal Superior Pedro Justo Berrio - Santa Rosa de Osos/CO

HAI – Province of "Our Lady of Perpetual Succour"- Port-au-Prince - Haiti
Ecole Normale D’instituteurs (Eni) – Jacmel - Haiti

MME – Province of "Our Lady of Guadalupe" - Mexico
Escuela Normal Particular Incorporada “Anáhuac” – Morélia/ME

URU - Province of the "Immaculate Conception" - Montevideo/URU
Istituto Magisterial Habilitado María Auxiliadora - Las Piedras/URU


FIL - Province of "St. Mary Mazzarello" - (Manila), Philippines
Mary Help of Christians College – Laguna – Philippines
Mary our Help Technical Institute for Women – Cebu - Philippines

GIA - Province "Alma Mater" - Chofu Tokyo - Japan
Seibi Gakuen Tanki Daigaku - Tokyo - Japan

INM - Province of "St Thomas Apostle"– Madras, (Chennai), – India
St. Mary’s Teachers Training Institute - Anmarudai – India
Teacher’s Training Institute - S. Maria D. Mazzarello - Tirupattur – India
Auxilium College, Gandhinagar, Autonomus – Vellore, Katpadi – India
Auxilium College of Education Gandhinagar - Vellore, Katpadi – India

INK - Province of "Sacred Heart of Jesus" – Bangalore – India
Auxilium Angamaly – Angamaly - India

ING - Province of "Mater Ecclesiae"- Guwahati – India
Auxilium Junior College - Harpur - India

INT - Province of "Our Lady of Snow" – Tiruchirapalli- India
Auxilium College of Education - B. Eusebia Palomino - Regunathapuram, - India
Auxilium College of Arts & Science College for women - B. Eusebia Palomino - Regunathapuram, India


Pontificia Facoltà di Scienze dell’educazione AUXILIUM - Rome\It

SMA - Province of "St Teresa" - Spain
CES Don Bosco Centro - Madrid - Spain

Encounter ISS-FMA

2012 - 1º Encontro Mundial de Dirigentes ISS-FMA

2014 - 2° Encontro Mundial de Dirigentes ISS-FMA

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