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

12 Young Men Make 1st Profession as Salesians for 03 Provinces in Darjeeling
Kolkata, 2020 May 30 Darjeeling, known as the producer of arguably the best quality tea in India, has produced 12 Salesians for 03 provinces under the care of Father Samuel Mondal, the Novice Master and his team. The novices made their 1st religious profession at Nazareth Bhavan, Dhajea Busty on 24 May 2020. 06 of the newly professed belong to Kolkata province [INC], 04 to Guwahati province [ING] and 03 to New Delhi province [INN].  Read More »
Nirmol Toppo

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

Docu-Video Pays Tribute to 03 Salesians Killed in Imphal, in 2001
Mumbai, 2020 May 19 ''The Three Red Diamonds of Kangleipak, The Ransom Paid,'' - with Kangleipak recalling the ancient name of Manipur - is the title of a video-documentary tribute by Indian Salesian Father Thomas Josekutty Madathiparambil, in memory of the 03 Salesians - Father Raphael Paliakara, Father Andreas Kindo, Cleric Shinu Joseph Valliparambil -killed in Imphal in 2001, protecting the young people present in the Salesian Novitiate at the time. Father Josekutty was one of those novices and remembers that incident very well, which opposed the generosity of sacrifice to the arrogance of violence.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Don Bosco Network South Asia COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Sustains Scores of Homebound Migrants
New Delhi, 2020 May 19 In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic catastrophe, Bosconet - Don Bosco Network South Asia has managed a massive quantum of solidarity relief. Finding innovative ways to help the vulnerable marginalized, especially migrants cope with long-term challenges, the Don Bosco Network through its 354 institutions, registered as NGOs across India,has fed the penniless poor, sheltered the stranded, with reassurance and preventive education. .  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

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

Ahshalayam New Delhi Sustains Migrants Over 40 Continuous Days
New Delhi, 2020 May 08 Don Bosco Ashalayam, New Delhi has been responding to the immediate needs of the migrant workers and families during the past 40 days at a stretch from 31 March 2020. This centre for street children has reached out to over 350 to 500 individuals daily with emergency assistance, meals, milk, fruits, masks and sanitizers.  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

BOSCO Delhi COVID-19 Solidarity Benefits 71, 008 Individuals & 13, 745 Families in North India
New Delhi, 2020 Apr 26 The Salesian Province of New Delhi [INN]under the banner of BOSCO Delhi, with COVID-19 solidarity initiatives from 20 communities in different States of North India, provided meals to more than 71,008 individuals supporting 13,745 families in need. The initiative'Stronger Together in Solidarity' is a concerted effort to fight and overcome the life-threatening Corona Virus.  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

Indian Catechetical Association Reflects on Education to Love
Kolkata, 2020 Feb 28 Kolkata: The Indian Catechetical Association held its 24th Annual Meet at Nitika Don Bosco, from 12 to 14 February 2020, with 57 Catechism teachers from across India. Several research presentations on Education to Love: A Catechetical Perspective, were made.  Read More »
Nirmol Toppo



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Don Bosco Renewal Centre, Bangalore, (formerly known as Don Bosco Yuva Prachodini) is a Salesian National Training Centre that offers courses in ongoing formation for priests, religious and laity.
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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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