DON BOSCO'S MICKEY MAGONE NOW AVAILABLE IN GUJARATI

Mumbai, 2017 Dec 12 The life-story of Don Bosco's pupil Mickey Magone who reformed himself from a street hooligan to an aspiring saint in the 18th century is now available in Gujarati. The fruit of a long-drawn laborious effort by Father Dinesh Vasava, Mickey Magone is a short, crisp booklet featuring incidents from the young lad's life prior to and after meeting with Don Bosco in the alleyways of Turin during the aftermath of the industrial revolution.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Jingle Bells Season 2 kicks off
Kolkata, 2017 Dec 10 Sonada, Darjeeling - A youth group from Sonada parish became the first church group to start the Jigle Bells Season 2 in the hills to record original Christmas Carol composition in Nepali language entitled: Nazarethko Bethlehamma.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Rector Major celebrates with Children at BOSCO, Bangalore
Bangalore, 2017 Nov 08 The Rector Major, Father Angel Fernandez Artime, celebrated children's day at BOSCO (Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota), Bangalore attended by nearly 500 youngsters. Theme based cultural programmes by children enthralled the gathering. Children and stakeholders who have played key roles in the protection and promotion of child rights at the centers and areas of BOSCO were awarded with Prathibha Puraskara and Makkala Mitra Award respectively.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

Kristu Jyothi College, Bangalore celebrates 50 years
Bangalore, 2017 Nov 07 ''The entire Salesian congregation is proud of Kristu Jyothi College, the prominent theological study centre of the congregation for the way it has been contributing to the global church, the Salesian congregation and the church in India'', said Father Angel Fernandez Artime, Rector Major of the Salesian congregation. He was speaking on the occasion of the golden jubilee of Kristu Jyothi College at Bangalore on Monday evening.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

Steering the Way - Rector Major in God's Own Country
Bangalore, 2017 Nov 06 Kerela, Day Two - Coming together and sharing is the best thing to happen, said the Rector Major, as he began the second day of visit in the province of Bangalore with the Holy Eucharist at Don Bosco Aluva. The Salesian Family members of Kerala region participated in the Holy Eucharist concelebrated by Father Maria Arokiam, the Regional, Father Joyce, the Provincial, Father Tom Uzhunnalil, Father Horacio Lopez, the secretary of the RM and other Salesian priests. The RM exhorted everyone to be transparent like Jesus. In an exclusive audience with the family members of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Rector Major thanked them for their prayerful support and concern during the agonizing days of Fr Tom with his abductors.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

Rector Major in God's Own Country
Bangalore, 2017 Nov 04 The much awaited visit of the Rector Major, Rev. Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime, to the Province of Bangalore started on a high note as he landed at the Kochi International Airport at 9.40 am on November 4, 2017. A rousing welcome in the traditional way was accorded to him by the confreres of the Province. The Rector Major is on a five-day visit (November 4-8) to the Province of Bangalore.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

Father Bastin Nellissery SDB successfully completes his PhD from Periyar University, Salem.
Bangalore, 2017 Oct 23 Father Bastin Nellissery SDB (INK), successfully defended his PhD thesis in the public viva-voce examination at the media and communication department of Periyar University, Salem. The external examiner Prof. Dr. G. Ravindran, Head of the Department of Communication, University of Madras, described the work of Father Bastin as thorough, methodic and commendable. Dr. V. Natarajan, Professor and Head of the Department of Mass communication, Periyar University, who was the research guide of Fr. Bastin was also present on the occasion.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

Seminar on ''Restorative Justice and Children'' organised by Don Bosco YaR
Guwahati, 2017 Sep 25 The 12th Annual National Seminar of Youth at Risk (YAR) on the Theme ''Restorative Justice and Children'' was held at Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati on 18th and 19th September. His Excellency, Shri. Ranjit Shekhar Mushahary, former Governor of Meghalaya, Shri. Surendra Kumar IPS, IGP, Crime Branch, Assam and Shmt. Bobita Sharma, former Chairperson, ASFFDC Ltd graced the inaugural session as the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honours respectively. Besides, a large number of guests participated in the National Seminar. Father V. M. Thomas, Provincial of Guwahati, Father Thathi Reddy, YaR National President and Provincial of Hyderabad and over 150 delegates including YaR office bearers and child right experts were present at the inaugural event.  Read More »
Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan

Social Surfing Workshop at Don Bosco Tura
Guwahati, 2017 Aug 22 Don Bosco College organized a workshop on Social Surfing for the students of the First Semester - Arts, Science and Commerce Social Surfing on Saturday, 19th August, 2017.  Read More »
Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan

Don Bosco Museum Shillong honours the defence personnel on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day
Mumbai, 2017 Aug 14 Shillong: With patriotism stirring the hearts of all Indians as we prepare to celebrate the 70th Independence of our beloved nation, the fervour found expression in the beautiful gesture of Don Bosco Museum, Shillong, in inviting several batches of the country's armed forces to a complimentary visit of the Museum. It was an idea that was born of the desire to acknowledge the service of our soldiers to the nation, and to thank them for being the sentinels of our freedom at the borders of our country and within it.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes


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