“We, the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), are a community of the baptized. Submissive to the bidding of the Spirit we are resolved to carry out the Founder’s apostolic plan in the specific form of religious life: to be in the Church signs and bearers of the love of God … (more…)
Vision & Mission
Our vision and mission is: “By living in the spirit of Don Bosco, we the Salesians of Timor Leste accompany the people, especially the poor youth, to achieve human and Christian maturity.”
Our Vice-Province was established in 1998 with the office in Dili with patronage of St. Callistus-Carravario, one of the first salesian missionaries arrived in Timor Leste on 1927. We work in different areas such as parishes, schools, oratories, training center, social work, boarding houses, orphanage and seminary.
The Salesians have been in Timor-Leste since 1927 but the presence was interrupted for about 10 years. In 1946, then came second missionary expedition to the country that was invited by Portuguese government… (more…)