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Tiwa-English Dictionary - Salesian Linguist`s Monumental Work Released
31/03/2014.  INS #N.7032
Posted by Dianetious Fernandez, Silchar
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An 864-page Tiwa-English Dictionary (with English-Tiwa Index), compiled by noted linguist and polyglot Dr. (Fr) U V Jose,SDB was released by Rt Rev Paul Mattekkat DD, Bishop of Diphu, on 29 March 2014 at Umswai in the Karbi Anglong District of Assam. A large number of Tiwas from several villages around Umswai gathered to witness the release of what they called a `truly monumental contribution to Tiwa culture and language`. Tiwa is spoken by the Tiwa tribe of Assam in Northeast India. The function also showcased many Tiwa cultural dances and songs.. Read More »

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Two new Councillors: Fr Martoglio for Mediterranean region, and Fr Ploch for Inter-American region
29/03/2014.  INC #N.7031
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Chapter, Salesian Family, Rector Major, Appointments, Administration, Salesian Society


. ROME: The 27th General Chapter elected Fr Stefano Martoglio as the Councillor for the new Mediterranean region, and Fr Timothy Ploch as Councillor for the Inter-American region. . Read More »

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Fr Tadeusz Rozmus Councillor for the new region of Central and Northern Europe
28/03/2014.  INC #N.7030
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Chapter, Salesian Family, Rector Major, The Regional, Appointments, Salesian Society


(ANS - Rome)- The 27th General Chapter elected Fr Tadeusz Rozmus as Councillor for the new region of Central and Northern Europe. Fr Rozmus is at present Rector of the Salesian community of Perugia and was previously Provincial of Krakow in Poland. . Read More »

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Fr Natale Vitali confirmed as Councillor for America Southern Cone
28/03/2014.  INC #N.7029
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
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(ANS - Rome)- The 27th General Chapter has confirmed Fr Natale Vitali as Regional Councillor for America Southern Cone.``I was hoping someone else would get more votes, so that I could have a rest. However, I accept,`` Fr Vitali said jokingly. . Read More »

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Fr Václav Klement elected as Regional for East Asia-Oceania
28/03/2014.  INC #N.7028
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Chapter, Salesian Family, Rector Major, The Regional, Appointments, Administration, Salesian Society


(ANS - Rome)- The 27th General Chapter elected Fr Václav Klement as Regional Councillor for East Asia-Oceania. For Fr Klement this is a return to the region where he was Councillor from 2002 to 2008. . Read More »

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Fr Maria Arokiam Kanaga confirmed as Regional Councillor for South Asia
28/03/2014.  INC #N.7027
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata  - 2 Comments
News in Chapter, Salesian Family, Rector Major, The Regional, Appointments, Administration, Salesian Society


(ANS - Rome)- The 27th General Chapter has confirmed Fr Maria Arokiam Kanaga as Regional Councillor for South Asia. . Read More »

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Bro. Jean Paul Muller confirmed as Economer General
28/03/2014.  INC #N.7026
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Chapter, Salesian Family, Rector Major, Appointments, Administration, Development Office, Salesian Society


(ANS - Rome) - The 27th General Chapter has confirmed Bro. Jean Paul Muller as Economer General of the Salesian Congregation. . Read More »

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The New Regional Councillor for Africa-Madagascar is Fr Américo Raúl Chaquisse
28/03/2014.  INC #N.7025
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Chapter, Salesian Family, Evangelization, Rector Major, Appointments, Administration, Salesian Society, Missions


. (ANS - Rome) - The 27th General Chapter has elected Fr Américo Raúl Chaquisse as the new Regional Councillor for Africa-Madagascar. Until now Fr Chaquisse has been Superior of the Vice-Province of Mozambique. He is the first African Councillor for the region and succeeds Fr Guillermo Basañes who was elected yesterday as Councillor for the Missions. . Read More »

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Initial Statements of the new Rector Major, Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime
28/03/2014.  INC #N.7024
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Chapter, Salesian Family, Rector Major, Administration, Vocation, Salesian Society


After the election process for the choice of the Rector Major was completed, Fr Pascual Chavez, President of the Assembly, invited Fr Angel Fernandez Artime to come beside him, and said: ``Dear Fr Angel, through your confreres God has called you today to be the successor of Don Bosco. You are not called to be like the Rector Major, nor Don Vecchi nor Don Vigano. You are the successor of Don Bosco, not of Don Chavez. So, on behalf of the Chapter, I ask you if you accept.`` Speaking in Spanish, Fr Angel said with an emotional heart: ``I abandon myself to the Lord. We ask Don Bosco and Mary Help of Christians to accompany us and to accompany me, with my brother Salesians and with the Congregation, and I accept with faith.`` . Read More »

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GC 27: Ringside Views and News - 14: THIS IS THE DAY THE LORD HAS MADE, LET US REJOICE!
28/03/2014.  INC #N.7023
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Chapter, Salesian Family, Rector Major, Lifestyle, Salesian Society


. ROME: 25th March, the feast of the Annunciation of the Angel to the Virgin Mary was indeed a very joyful day especially because the Salesian Congregation received an Angel who brought a breath of fresh air which is beginning to sweep through the General Chapter.. Read More »

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