MumbaiSalesians Mourn the Demise of Father Byron D'Silva

Mumbai, 2020 May 27 The Salesian Province of St. Francis Xavier Bombay [INB] mourns with great sadness the demise of Father Byron Anthony D'Silva, aged 77, on 27 May 2020 at 14:15hrs, at the Holy Spirit Hospital Andheri-Mumbai. He was a Salesian of Don Bosco for 56 years. The funeral service will be a private ceremony, due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions protocol. Born at Dramapur-Goa on 15 February 1943, Father D'Silva did his novitiate and made his 1st Religious Profession at Yercaud on 24 May 1964. He was ordained priest on 16 December 1972 at Panjim.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Father Joseph Pauria Installed as 17th Provincial of Kolkata [INC] in Turin
Kolkata, 2020 May 18 Father Joseph Pauria was installed as the 17th Provincial of the Salesian Province of Kolkata on 17 May 2020 at the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians,Turin-Italy Father Guillermo Basa�es, former General Councillor for Missions presided at the ceremony.  Read More »
Nirmol Toppo

Novena to Mary Help of Christians and Laudato Si Week on ANS YouTube Channel and FaceBook Page
Mumbai, 2020 May 14 The month of May dedicated to Mary Help of Christians is a month of prayer, rosary and novena to Mother Mary. The solemn feast of Mary Help Of Christians and the lead up to the feast day, is unfotunately to be celebrated within the confines of our homes, due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. However, interested devotees can participate online as the Novena to Mary Help of Christians, commented upon by the Rector Major Don Angel Fernandez Artime, is available in 06 languages, on the ANS [Agenzia Info Salesiana] YouTube Channel and FaceBook page.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Shillong Salesians COVID-19 Relief Aids Vulnerable Needy in NorthEast India
Shillong, 2020 May 09 The Salesians of St. John Paul II Province [INS] are bringing COVID-19 relief aid to the most needy and vulnerable people in the towns and villages of Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and some areas of Assam (Silchar) in the North Eastern region of India.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Salesians in Guntur donate 1 Lakh to AP Chief Minister's Relief Fund
Hyderabad, 2020 Apr 08 As the country continues to remain in lockdown, facing the challenges of COVID-19 in taking measures to prevent the virus spreading, the Salesians of Don Bosco at Guntur extended monetary help towards the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Relief Fund. A sum of Rs. 01 Lakh was contributed to continue the battle against COVID-19.  Read More »
YERRAMANENI Baly

Don Bosco Media Network Shillong Brings Mass Into People's Homes
Shillong, 2020 Mar 28 Don Bosco Media Network, the communications department of the Salesian Province of St. John Paul II, Shillong [INS] has pulled together all its resources to bring the daily liturgy to people within the confines of their homes.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Rest In Peace Dr. Soundararaju Periyanayagam Bishop of Vellore
Chennai, 2020 Mar 24 Bishop Sounararaju Periyanayagam SDB of Vellore was admitted in the German Hospital, Chetpet-Chennai for a few days to be treated for cardiac issues and in the early morning on 21 March he suffered a massive heart attack, which was the cause of his demise. A requiem mass at Kolapalur, his native village was followed by the transferral of his mortal remains to the Christian Medical Hospital, Vellore.  Read More »
MATTHEWS Dominic

Rector Major Proposes Extraordinary Novena to Mary Help of Christians
Mumbai, 2020 Mar 12 Father Ángel Fernández Artime, the Rector Major invites the Salesians, the members of the Salesian Family, and the young people to renew their trusting faith in Mary Help of Christians, during the Corona Virus pandemic, following the example of Don Bosco in similar circumstances. Father Artime proposes an extraordinary novena from 15-23 March concluding with the monthly commemoration of Mary Help of Christians on 24 March, with a prayer of entrustment.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Kolkata Salesians get 15th Santhal Priest
Kolkata, 2020 Jan 29 Purnea, 29 January 2020 -- Bishop Angelus Kujur of Purnea ordained deacon Manoj Mario Hansda as priest at St Peter's Cathedral Purnea-Bihar on 18 January 2020. Over 75 priests concelebrated alongwith Vicar General of Purnea Father Francis Tirkey, Kolkata Salesian Provincial Father Nirmol Gomes and ViceProvincial Father Joseph Pauria.  Read More »
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