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Mumbai, 2018 Oct 19 (ANS - Panama City) - ''We have started again after our wonderful meeting in Krakow, where we celebrated the XXXI World Youth Day,'' wrote Pope Francis. ''At the end of the WYD in Krakow, I indicated the next goal of our pilgrimage which, with God's help, will take us to Panama in 2019. The Virgin Mary will accompany us along this path, she who all generations shall call blessed.'' The Youth Ministry Dicastery, in contact with the leaders of the Salesian Youth Movement (SYM) in Central America, began the work of organizing and planning what will be the feast of all those who share the Salesian charism.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Brother confidant of 3 provincials marks diamond jubilee
Kolkata, 2018 Oct 17 Bandel -- A Salesian Brother who served as Provincial Secretary to 3 provincials marks his diamond jubilee, 21st October 2018. A confidant of 3 Italian provincials, he was also trained in audiovisual catechesis in 1970s in Italy and France. He was also instrumental in bringing out the first regular and almost monthly Calcutta province newsletter in Salesian India in the early 1970s. Today, out of 269 confreres in Kolkata province, there are 18 Salesian Brothers and leading their list is Br Chacko Kunnathupurayidom - 84 years, the jubilarian.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Ethnic Day Marks Pre-Puja Celebrations
Kolkata, 2018 Oct 16 Darjeeling -- Salesian College Sonada Sociology department organised Ethnic Day 2018 with an hour-long program consisting of speeches and dances as well as Powerpoint presentations on ethnic groups of Darjeeling, Monday 15 October. The auditorium event was followed by ethnic food fest by 10 departments putting up ethnic food stalls. The fest was a pre-puja (pre-phool patti) exercise by students and faculty.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Mumbai Salesians get started with Provincial Chapter 2019
Mumbai, 2018 Oct 12 The Salesians of the Mumbai Province met on October 11, 2018 at the Don Bosco Provincial House Matunga, Mumbai for the 1st session of the Provincial Chapter 2019. The large gathering of the capitulars, including the ex-officio members, the moderator, the rectors, the elected local delegates, the province delegates and 3 representatives added up to a grand total of 69.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

College Radio marks girl's day with first Everest girl climber
Kolkata, 2018 Oct 11 Darjeeling-- A community radio in the Darjeeling Hills marked International Day of the Girl Child with a live talk show featuring first girl who climbed world's highest peak Mount Everest in May 2016. On the show with Radio Journalists Bryan and Smriti of Radio Salesian 90.8 FM - Voice of the Hills were Deputy Head of Mission Ms Shahida Khan and Political Economy Advisior Ms Ajitha Menon from British Deputy High Commission Kolkata.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Old task, new place: Father Thomas Pallithanam at the UN
Hyderabad, 2018 Oct 10 On Sunday, 7th October 2018, after 32 years of continuous service for the cause of the dis-advantaged people, Father Thomas Pallithanam was given a tearful yet joyful send off at Ravulapalem (Andhra Pradesh, India), launching him into his new assignment at New York. Earlier, his work at PARA had brought him and the children of the Human Rights Clubs to the corridors of the United Nations. Now from New York and the UN platform he will be able to reach out to more than 130 countries as he now represents the International Forum of the Salesians of Don Bosco at the UN. The send off was combined with the Golden Jubilee celebrations of his Religious Profession as a Salesian of Don Bosco.  Read More »
THARAKAN John

Inauguration of the gallery of Natural Resources and Housing Pattern at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures (DBCIC)
Shillong, 2018 Oct 09 SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Mr Conrad Sangma inaugurated the new gallery on Natural Resources and Housing Pattern at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures (DBCIC) at Mawlai Phudmuri, Shillong, Meghalaya, India on 8th October 2018. He stressed on documentations of cultural history of tribes and other communities to ensure that people especially younger generation became aware of their roots.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Don Bosco High School, Matunga voted the Top Green School in India
Mumbai, 2018 Oct 05 The Don Bosco High School, Matunga has been ranked first amongst India's Top 5 Green schools in India in the Education World Grand Jury Awards 2018. At the same survey, the school ranked India's#9, Maharashtra#5 and Mumbai's #4 Boys Day School in the Education World India School Rankings 2018-19. Educator and School Coordinator Mr. C. Rai represented the school at the awards ceremony on 28-29 September 2018 at The Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel & Residences, Gurgaon, New Delhi.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

5th National Conference of Don Bosco Schools ''Committed to accompanying the Young''
Mumbai, 2018 Oct 03 Chennai: One hundred and fifty delegates from the 11 Salesian Provinces of India assembled for the 5th National Education Conference of Don Bosco Schools (NECDBS)convention at SRM University at Chennai from 28 Sep to 1 Oct 2018 organised by Father Charles Maria, South Asian Delegate for Youth Ministry (Don Bosco Youth Animation) and South Asian Coordinator for Education & Culture. This is an initiative of the Salesian Provincials Conference of South Asia.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Gandhi Jayanti: Hill students learn relevance of non-violence
Kolkata, 2018 Oct 03 Sonada, Darjeeling - A college in the Darjeeling hills celebrated national holiday marking Gandhi's birthday in a rare way by coming to the campus and holding a variety of activities on Gandhi, 2nd October 2018. Established in 1938, Salesian College Sonada in Darjeeling is marking its 80th year existence in Gorbari village on National Highway 55.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM


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