Guwahati Diamond Jubilee Symposium Compendium ''Evangelization and Catechesis'' released

Guwahati, 2020 Sep 15 Evangelization and Catechesis, a symposium compendium on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of the Salesian Province of Guwahati [1959-2019] and the initiation of the triennial preparation for the Centennial of Salesian Presence in North-East India [1922-2022] was released on 14 September 2020 by Guwahati Salesian Provincial Father Januarius S. Sangma. The compendium is edited by South Asia Regional Councillor Father Biju Michael and FMA [Daughters of Mary Help of Christians] Guwahati Vice-Provincial Sr. Lydia Komuhra.  Read More »
John Parankimalil

Don Bosco South Asia 'Education to the Faith' Dimension Coordinators meet online
New Delhi, 2020 Sep 03 The online meeting of the Don Bosco South Asia Province Coordinators of the 'Education to the Faith' Dimension was organized by Father Gilbert Choondal, South Asia Education to the Faith Dimension Coordinator on 31 August 2020.  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

Father [Dr] John Zosiama's Book 'The Harlotry of Babylon' Released
Shillong, 2020 Aug 22 Vice Provincial of Shillong Salesian Province [INS],Father (Dr) John Zosiama's new book ''The Harlotry of Babylon: An Exegetico-Theological Study of Revelation 17 with Special Reference to the use of Porneia in the Book of Revelation,'' a modified version of his doctoral thesis at the Angelicum-University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome was released by Shillong Salesian Provincial Father Paul Olphindro Lyngkot, on 20 Aug 2020, at Don Bosco Provincial House, Shillong.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Nepal Don Bosco Schools Innovate to Educate in COVID-19 Times
Mumbai, 2020 Jul 20 The Salesians of Don Bosco at Bharoul-Chakraghatti, East Nepal, managing 02 schools are conducting classes for 1500 students using 42 hired rooms, each called a community classroom. Every community centre with 10 students in attendance help to overcome the COVID-19 restrictions. The entire 46 member teaching faculty of both schools and the ancillary staff are ensuring the sustained consistency of this innovative educative method which started on 16 July 2020.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Father Anthony Mahimai Dass Awarded Doctorate in Church History
Bangalore, 2020 Jul 08 Father Anthony Mahimai Dass of the Salesian Province of Bangalore [INK], successfully defended his doctoral research thesis titled ''Jesuit Letters and Mysore History: Annual Letters and Relations of Mysore Mission as Source for the Secular History of Mysore Kingdom from AD 1648 till 1704'' at the Gregorian University, Rome, on 06 July 2020. The thesis was guided by Dr Vitor D�lio Jacinto de Mendon�a, SJ.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

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



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