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66 short films from 20 countries screened at ISFFI 2015

Kolkata, Mar 28 . Chennai: The 9th International Short Film Festival of India (ISFFI),Chennai hit the screens of selected city theatres on 25-26th March 2015, unrolling a vibrant selection of short films, documentaries and animations. Out of the 1150 entries that came in for the festival from 66 countries, 66 short films from 20 countries were selected and screened during this two day festival. The Indian entries were from Karnataka, Chennai, Mumbai, Haryana, Andhara Pradesh, Kerala and Kolkata.  Read More »
Antony EARATHARA

DB Tech National Convention explores redefining quality and technology
Kolkata, Mar 26 . Bangalore: The 8th National Convention of DB Tech `Redefining Quality and Technology` was held on 20-21 March 2015 in Bangalore. The convention was held in the context of the inauguration of the Don Bosco Skill Mission (DBSM), a new research and innovation skill training centre of DB Tech in the city. The convention, coordinated by DBSM director, Fr. Remesh Cherian aimed at re-looking at the practices and approaches in the area of skill development in order to achieve the ambitious mission that DB Tech has set itself, which is to train 2.2 million youth by 2022.  Read More »
Antony EARATHARA

Like Don Bosco, with the young and for the Young
Mumbai, Mar 25 A Salesian Youth Ministry animation programme was conducted from March 21-23, 2015 at Don Bosco Youth Centre (DBYC), Pune under the direction of Fr. Ajoy Fernandes, Vice-Provincial of the Mumbai Province, and Fr. Glenford Lowe.  Read More »
Lowe Glenford

DBSM, a state-of-the-art Skill Development Centre inaugurated in Bangalore
Kolkata, Mar 23 . Bangalore: Don Bosco Skill Mission (DBSM), the master training skill development centre of Don Bosco Tech Society was inaugurated in Bangalore, on 19 March 2015 by the Salesian Regional Councillor for South Asia Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga, SDB. DBSM is a state-of-the-art innovation centre of the Salesians of Don Bosco in India for the training of trainers in imparting professional skills to the youth of India.  Read More »
Antony EARATHARA

Fr. Uzhunnalil Mathew Laid to Rest!
Bangalore, Mar 23 The mortal remains of Fr. Uzhunnalil Mathew (UV) were laid to rest in the Salesian cemetery at Don Bosco Bhavan, Mannuthy, at about noon on 23 March 2015.  Read More »
KOONAN Thomas

A study accomplished on Soteriology in Gerald O` Collin`s writings
Chennai, Mar 22 On Friday 20 March 2015, Fr. Bosco Augustine SDB became the first Salesian from Chennai province to obtain a doctorate in Dogmatic Theology from the Salesian Pontifical University, Rome. In the fully packed Anna Morolla Hall of the University, listening to Fr. Bosco`s brilliant defence of his thesis were eminent guests such as Fr. Ivo Coelho, Councillor General for Formation, Fr. Stanislaus Swamikannu, former Provincial of Chennai, and Fr. Eugenio Riva, Superior of the Vice Province of UPS, Rome.  Read More »
KUMPILUVELIL Louis

Fr. Mathew Uzhunnalil SDB passes away
Kolkata, Mar 21 . Bangalore Dear Confreres/Friends, With profound sorrow, we, the Salesians of the Province of Bangalore, announce the passing away of Fr. Mathew Uzhunnalil SDB today 21 st March 2015, at 5.15 p.m., at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Pazhanganad, Kerala. The Funeral will be at 10.00 a.m. on Monday, 23rd March, at Don Bosco Bhavan, Mannuthy. May the soul of our dear departed confrere through the mercy of God Rest in Peace! Please note: 6.00 am on Monday, 23rd March : Mass at DB SSH, Aluva. 7.30 am : Departure for Mannuthy Fr. Mathew Valarkote SDB (Provincial Secretary)  Read More »
Antony EARATHARA

A new Anthropological study on Khasis Released
Silchar, Mar 21 A new book entitled ``From Maternal Uncle to Father: An Anthropological Study on Changing Patriarchy among the Khasis`` authored by Dr. Barnes Mawrie sdb, was released on 20 March 2015, at Don Bosco Youth Centre, Shillong. Archbishop Dominic Jala was the Chief Guest at the book release which took place in the presence of a large gathering.  Read More »
Dianetious Fernandez

Skill Development Institute inaugurated in collaboration with German Childaid Network
Guwahati, Mar 21 In an effort to impart employability skills among the unemployed youth and school dropouts, a Skill Development Institute - Bosco Skill Training Institute (BSTI) - was blessed and launched at Barpeta Road, Guwahati on Monday 16 March. Fr. VM Thomas, the provincial inaugurated the building in the presence of Dr. Martin Kasper, the President of Childaid Network, Germany , and Assam government dignitaries, guests from Germany and England, the Rector of Don Bosco Barpeta Fr. Marcus Lakra, and a large gathering of priests, nuns, students and their guardians. The launching of the programme was synchronized with the commencement of the new batch of training in skill development under the Government of Assam project.  Read More »
VADAKKEKARA Abhilash

22 Salesians ordained deacons in Bangalore
Bangalore, Mar 19 Twenty two Salesians were ordained deacons by Archbishop Bernard Moras of Bangalore at St. Antony`s Church at TC Palya, near Kristu Jyoti College, Bangalore on 19 March. The deacons hail from 8 Salesian Provinces of India. Presently, they are pursuing their theological studies at Kristu Jyoti College. There were in fact 38 of them ordained all together, of whom 8 were Piarists, 3 Sacred Hearts, (MSSCC) 4 Franciscans (OFM), and 1 Fransiscan Friar (TOR).  Read More »
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