January 18-21 at Turin Valdocco, the 36th Spiritual seminar of the Salesian family was held. Out of the 31 Salesian family members 22 participated in the event. There were 382 persons from almost 50 countries in the world were present. Our mother general Sr. Teresia Furuki, 5 from the general house, papua New guinea and Japan Province represented our Caritas Congregation. This year’s Strenna[ “Lord, give me water” Let us cultivate the art of listening and accompaniment ] was explained through a commentary by the Salesian Rector Major Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime, lecture of the Salesian way of Spiritual Direction and some testimony from young people deepens our understanding of the strenna. Keeping in mind the members of the Salesian family in the world, he inspired all with the spirit of the strenna to live it by heart. He greeted all the participants with the love of a father.