2004

Touching lives through sports

The Salesian Pastoral Youth Service (SPYS) organized a weekend seminar at Savio College in Dingli with the theme Touching Lives Through Sports.

Eurizon 2004...SPYS Choose Life

[G2:2982]The Salesian Pastoral Youth Service (SPYS) has for the fifth consecutive year taken part in a massive European, Salesian youth encounter. After taking part in what was called Eurotreff from 1999 to 2003 in Vienna, during the last week of this July, SPYS headed towards Groot-Bijgaarden in Belgium to take part in Eurizon 2004 – a gathering of not less than 200 participants from 12 different European countries.

Eurizon 2004 was a European youth encounter with Don Bosco's style at the back of the organizers’ minds. It welcomed all European youngsters over 17 years of age who have an open mind to other cultures and ideas. Youths and youth leaders alike were given the opportunity to meet other youngsters, reflect upon their lives, amuse themselves together with 200 others in sports, games, creative activities, and music, to mention a few.


Crossing Borders

[G2:3839]Crossing Borders was a youth exchange/training course focussed on intercultural learning through youth work. It took place in Benediktbeuern, from the 18th to the 25th of August 2004. The week's programme was pack full with workshops, an outdoor day, a city game in Munich, and much more !!!

Five members of SPYS were present for this training course.