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Park Circus Cooperators Re-born after 33 years
18/07/2011.  WWW #N.5209
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Relic, URN


KOLKATA - A group of ten teachers of Don Bosco School Park Circus took their pledge as Salesian Cooperators at the solemn Eucharistic celebration with Don Bosco Relic during the Salesian Family Day held 17 July. They took their pledge in the presence of Salesian Cooperator`s Provincial Coordinator Mr. Benedict Beck and some 800 Salesian Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, Cooperators and Alumni. . Read More

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Slum children join VIPs honouring Don Bosco Relic
17/07/2011.  WWW #N.5207
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Relic, URN


KOLKATA (17 July) - Friends and admirers of Don Bosco mingled with slum children in paying homage to the Relic of St John Bosco at an official public function held at Don Bosco School Park Circus, from 3 pm, 17 July. Over 800 students of the Night School, some 250 girls of Adult Literacy programme both coordinated by the Alumni and over 7,000 people filed past Don Bosco relic paying their homage.. Read More

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Lone Italian Salesian in Kolkata Recalls City in Don Bosco`s Dream
16/07/2011.  WWW #N.5205
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Relic, URN


KOLKATA - An Italian Salesian missionary in Kolkata city, spoke at a public function marking Don Bosco`s visit at the Auxilium Church Gobra, 16th July 2011. The 89 year old Sicilian priest gave a vivid presentation of Don Bosco`s 9th April 1886 dream (almost two years before his death on 31 January 1888) where he saw Calcutta as one of the major hubs of Salesian activities.. Read More

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Don Bosco Rides into Kolkata on Mother Teresa Sarani
15/07/2011.  WWW #N.5200
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Relic, URN


KOLKATA, (C.M. Paul) - Don Bosco Relic rode into Kolkata city from Howrah district crossing Hooghly River (a tributary of holy Ganges) on second Hooghly Bridge. The motorcade drove past historical monuments of British period like the Race Course, Victoria Memorial, St Paul`s Cathedral, Eastern High Command, Park Hotel, St Xavier`s College and Archbishop`s Hose - the entire stretch of Mother Teresa Sarani former Park Street of British fame.. Read More

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Mother of six priests and four nuns dies at 94
15/07/2011.  WWW #N.5199
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Salesian Family, Evangelization, Parish / Church, Social Life, Success Story, Catechetics, Religion, Salesian Society


KOLKATA, (C.M.Paul) - Mother of 15 children died at the age of 94 on 14 July in her home in Kerala after an illness due to old age complications which lasted two years. The deceased, Mrs. Elizabeth Anikuzhikattil, affectionately called Aleykutty, a devout Syro-Malabar catholic woman, gifted ten of her children to the Church. Of her eight boys, five are priests and one a bishop. Among her seven girls, four are religious, two Sacred Heart Sisters (Kerala) and one each Salesian Sister and Franciscan Missionary of Mary. Mrs Elizabeth`s eldest child Annie is a Daughter of Mary Help of Christians serving in Mysore while her eldest boy Mathew is bishop of Idukki.. Read More

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Don Bosco Relic Visit to Kolkata Soon
12/07/2011.  WWW #N.5187
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Relic, URN


KOLKATA - Kolkata media was briefed on Don Bosco Relic visit to Kolkata at a Press Conference held at the Calcutta Press Club, 12 July. Over 40 media persons and four TV channels including Government channel Doordarshan covered the event.. Read More

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Hoardings & Mobile Van Herald DB Relic`s Kolkata Visit
11/07/2011.  WWW #N.5181
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Relic, URN


KOLKATA - Monday morning Don Bosco School Park Circus students were thrilled to see giant billboard hoardings in several parts of Kolkata announcing the visit of Don Bosco Relic to their school. Creative visualizations of hoardings by Mr Bitan Roy of Eden Media scream from flyovers and traffic junctions - ``Come Bless us, Oh Loving Father`` 17th to 18th July 2011 at Don Bosco Park Circus.. Read More

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Relic Visit Marks DB`s City Dream With Mega Events
09/07/2011.  WWW #N.5172
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Relic, URN


KOLKATA - Don Bosco Relic visit to Kolkata, the city of his dreams, has added significance this year, as Kolkata keeps 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. One of the high points of the Kolkata province celebrations with Don Bosco Relic is a symbolic dance drama entitled Jae Gach Daiy Jibon (man and the tree). The Bengali language programme will be held at Auxilium parish Kolkata on Sunday, 17 July, after the solemn Eucharistic celebration with Kolkata clergy and religious and faithful. The Relic arrives in Kolkata from Ashalayam Howrah, 15 July evening, and will stay till 17 July morning.. Read More

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``Lucky to Host Don Bosco,`` says Priest Alumnus
08/07/2011.  WWW #N.5169
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Relic, URN


KOLKATA - ``I am lucky to host Don Bosco in my parish,`` says priest alumnus Fr Orson Wells parish priest of Christ the King Church Park Circus. It is the only diocesan parish in Kolkata city where Don Bosco relic will stop for veneration.. Read More

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Don Bosco Relic has 5 days and 3 Stops in Kolkata city
20/06/2011.  WWW #N.5120
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Abroad
News in Relic, URN


KOLKATA - The Relic of St John Bosco visiting Kolkata the city of his dreams, 15 -19 July, marks 150 years of the founding of the Salesian Society. It will stay five days in the city and have three stops - Gobra, Tengra & Park Circus.. Read More

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