Regional Councilor for South Asia Father Biju Michael Intends ''to transform lives of half a million young people''

Mumbai, 2020 Jun 26 The General Chapter 28 has profoundly renewed the General Council of the Salesian Congregation. For this reason, today we begin, with Father Biju Michael, Regional Councilor for South Asia, a series of interviews designed to get to know the new Councilors who assist the Rector Major in the animation and government of the Congregation a little better.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Father Wyman Gonsalves Installed as MumbaiSalesians' Novice Master
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 16 Father Wyman Gonsalves of the Salesian Province of Bombay [INB] was installed as Rector and Novice Master on 16 June 2020, at Salesian Training Institute [STI] in Nashik. MumbaiSalesians' Vice-Provincial Father Ashley Miranda presided at the installation ceremony.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

07 Salesians, Including 02 Indians, Ordained Deacons in Jerusalem
New Delhi, 2020 Jun 15 On Sunday 14 June, during Holy Mass at the Church of All Nations, Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa OFM, the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, ordained 07 Salesians of Don Bosco as Deacons, comprising 03 from USA, 02 from India, 01 from Poland and 01 from Angola.  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

DBYA South Asia Delegates GoogleMeet Focuses on Young People Amidst Laudato Si' Year
New Delhi, 2020 Jun 09 Don Bosco Youth Animation [DBYA] South Asia delegates had a GoogleMeet on Tuesday 09 June 2020. Father Robert Simon, the new DBYA South Asia Delegate moderated the meet. South Asia Regional Councillor Father Biju Michael inspired the delegates to ''put the young person at the centre of Salesian youth ministry.'' Revising the DBYA Annual Plan, the delegates decided to implement the GC 28 guidelines and integrate the action plan of the Laudato Si' Year responding to the cry of the earth and the poor.  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

RIP Father Stephen Kuncherakatt - ANS Publishes a Note
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 08 Indian Salesian Father Stephen Kuncherakatt died in Jerusalem on the night of 02 June 2020. He had been taken to the Italian hospital in Haifa for a check-up; the Salesians who accompanied him were unable to stay with him because of the emergency health rules and Father Kuncherakatt died in silence, accompanied by the sisters of the hospital. Agenzia iNfo Salesiana [ANS], the communication agency of the Salesians of Don Bosco, headquartered in Rome, published an article dated 08 June 2020, reproduced below.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

30-Minute Film ''Zatti, our Brother'' to Premiere on YouTube on 11 June
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 08 A 30-minute film ''Zatti, our Brother'' on the Salesian lay coadjutor nurse Blessed Artemide Zatti [1880-1951], is to be released on Thursday 11 June at 20:00 hrs, Argentine time, on the YouTube channel of the Argentine Salesian Bulletin. The original language is Spanish, with English, Italian, Portuguese, Polish and French subtitles. This is the 1st Salesian cinematographic narrative work produced in Argentina, by the Argentinian Salesian Bulletin with the support of the 02 Salesian Provinces in Argentina, the Salesian Mission Office in Madrid-Spain, and the Salesians of Don Bosco worldwide.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Rector Major Appoints New Salesian Family Delegates
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 05 The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Father �ngel Fern�ndez Artime,released an official statement on 05 June 2020, naming the new Delegates of the Rector Major for the groups that are spiritually mentored by the Sons of Don Bosco. The newly appointed Delegates are: Father Joan Llu�s Play�, Delegate of the Rector Major for the Secretariat of the Salesian Family;Ecclesiastical Assistant of the VDB (Volunteers of Don Bosco) and CDB (Volunteers with Don Bosco) Bro. Duc (Dominic) Nam Nguyen, Vietnamese Salesian Brother, Delegate of the Rector Major for the Association of the Salesian Cooperators and the Delegate of the Rector Major for the Past Pupils of Don Bosco. Father Alejandro Guevara, Delegate of the Rector Major as Spiritual Animator of the Association of Mary Help of Christians [ADMA]. Father Pier Luigi Cameroni, Postulator General for the Causes of Saints, will also be part of the team of the Secretariat.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Don Bosco Green Alliance Launches 'Rethink, Reconnect, Renew' Campaign
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 05 On 05 June 2020, 46th World Environment Day, Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international collective of young people from the Salesian Family institutions, who contribute to global environmental action, thought and policy, launched a new campaign 'Rethink, Reconnect, Renew'. This campaign will be run throughout the ongoing Laudato S�' Year. Father Savio Silveira-Convener Don Bosco Green Alliance addressed a letter on the launch of the new campaign to the Alliance Members.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Indian Salesian Father Peter Gonsalves Makes His Albums Available for Free on YouTube
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 01 As COVID-19 lockdown begins to ease, with Unlock 1.0, the Spirit reminds that God Still Loves the World and with the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of the Church, the sons of Don Bosco together with the entire Salesian family, alumni, cooperators, collaborators, and well-wishers can journey on being 'signs and bearers of God's love to the young. In order that this may be so, Indian Salesian Father Peter Gonsalves, Dean of the Faculty of Social Communication Sciences of the Salesian Pontifical University [UPS] Rome, and appointed by Pope Francis in 2017 as Consultant to the Vatican Secretariat for Communications, offers 02 of his musical albums: The Peter Gonsalves Collection and The Marian Collection, for 'free' on YouTube.  Read More »
Chris Valentino



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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures [DBCIC] is a unique venture of the Salesians of Don Bosco in North East India to develop expert facilities for the preservation and promotion of numerous beautiful and diverse indigenous cultures of the region, of India in particular and in communion with indigenous cultures anywhere in the world.
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Our vision is to make the South Asian region, an area where all young people have a variety of opportunities and vocational choices to stand on their feet, find happiness and contribute to their community and nation.

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