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Don Bosco's Feast Celebrated at Nazareth Bhavan, Siliguri
03/02/2014.  INC #N.6929
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Formation, Festivals


The only feast we celebrate in the novitiate was celebrated with fervour on January 30 and 31, 2014 at Nazareth Bhavan the Salesian novitiate.The participants from the local institutions witnessed a fusion of spiritual and cultural elements since the novices come from provinces as Kolkata, New Delhi and Guwahati.. Read More

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Where the Ganges and the Tiber Meet: Swami Vivekananda Presented by a Roman Catholic Priest
27/01/2014.  INC #N.6916
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata  - 1 Comments
News in Education and Culture, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Language and Cultures, Media, The Regional, Success Story, Religion, Anniversary, DB Alumni, Salesian Society, Education


''Man Without Frontiers, the Ultimate Concern of Swami Vivekananda'', a book authored by Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga, a member of the General Council of the Salesians of Don Bosco, was released at a modest gathering at the Kolkata Information Centre, on 27 January, by the Principals of two prestigious schools of Kolkata city.. Read More

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Deacon Charles Murmu ordained in the presence of 5000 people
20/01/2014.  INC #N.6905
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Salesian Family, Parish / Church, Success Story, Religion, Vocation


All roads led to Joypur on 18th January, 2014 as Deacon Charles Murmu was ordained a Priest in the Parish of Joypur, Birbhum by Rt. Rev. Cyprian Monis, Bishop of Asansol in the presence of 5000 people, during the Eucharist concelebrated by over 50 Salesian and Diocesan priests.. Read More

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''Don Bosco Lived Here'' available as a New Year Gift
06/01/2014.  INC #N.6892
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Media, Anniversary, Salesian Society


A New Year gift to treasure! The complete guide to the Don Bosco Places (the Becchi, Chieri, Valdocco) in English for the first time. 258 pages, along with illustrations which fully contextualise Don Bosco in his own time and as we know him today. Now available to the entire English-speaking Salesian Family at low or no cost, depending on choice. . Read More

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It's flag down on Juboree 2014
03/01/2014.  INC #N.6889
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Youth Groups, Social Life, Lifestyle, Boscoree


All good things come to an end, and so did the 7th Juboree Meet in Bandel on the New Year Day. The flutter of the Scouts Flag and the Tricolour came to cease as the Bharat Scouts and Guides from different school rallied for the last time in the camp.. Read More

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Juboree 2014 steps out to heal the world with peace
01/01/2014.  INC #N.6888
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Salesian Family, Youth Groups, Festivals, Social Life, Lifestyle, Boscoree


To some it seemed like a celebration. To some it seemed a protest march. To most it was a show of richness of variety in cultural heritage. Dressed in sarees in the hues of white, red and pink specific to traditional attire of Bengali and Nepali people the choreographed movements urged the people to heed the call to heal the world. Mother Theresa walked with the poor, accompanied by goddess Durga in the form she is worshiped at Dasahara. In varied socio-religious symbols the procession entered into the lanes where people had comfortably chosen to stay on the last day of the year. The people needed to awake to the New Year with a reminder. The steps of young scouts and guides had ventured on the roads of Bandel to communicate the message of peace.. Read More

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Deacon Solomon Rai Ordained Priest in Sikkim
31/12/2013.  INC #N.6886
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
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Deacon Solomon Rai SDB was ordained priest by His Lordship Stephen Lepcha, Bishop of Darjeeling on 30th December at 10.00 AM at St. John Bosco Church, Malbasey. Rev. Fr. Thomas Ellicherail, Provincial of the Salesian Province of Kolkata, several religious, priests including many Salesians from various presences in the province participated in the ceremonies.. Read More

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Juboree 2013 Kicks off at Don Bosco, Bandel
30/12/2013.  INC #N.6885
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Youth Groups, Social Life, Lifestyle, Boscoree


Few metres away from the waters of Hooghly, on the greenery of the seminary complex in the festive season between Christmas and New Year, Juboree 2013 has found an ideal location to pitch its tent. The seventh edition of Scouts and Guides Meet organized by Salesian Province of Kolkata got off to a respectful start here this afternoon on December 29, 2013.. Read More

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Christ Beyond the Crib
28/12/2013.  INC #N.6883
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Youth, Salesian Family, Formation, Festivals, Social Ministry


The Salesian novices of Nazareth Bhavan, Siliguri spent Christmas day this year with the children and the young people of the neighbourhood providing them fun and enjoyment through a variety of games.. Read More

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First doctoral degree conferred on a Naga Salesian in Rome
17/12/2013.  INC #N.6872
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
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. Rome: Fr Peter Salew of the Salesian Province of Dimapur, hailing from the Mao Naga Tribe of Manipur in India, successfully defended his trend-setting thesis ''Vocational Dialogue in the Salesian Educative-Pastoral Ministry with Special Reference to the Nagas: An Explorative-Empirical Study from the Perspective of the Salesian Family in the North East India.'' . Read More

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