Youth Centre Turns into Corona Care Centre, Run by Salesian Family

Shillong, 2021 Jul 08 Don Bosco Youth Centre, the educational-recreational hub in Shillong, has turned into a Corona Care Centre for those infected by Covid-19. The Centre became functional on May 6, 2021, under the leadership of its director Father Michael Makri, and assisted by five lay collaborators and the members of the Salesian Family, the Salesian Sisters (FMA) and the MSMHC Sisters. The Centre provides essential services to the post-Covid-19 patients who have completed the Covid-19 treatment from different hospitals.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Alumni Congress Focuses on Delegate, Young Past Pupils and Networking
Kolkata, 2021 Jun 27 The 12th Asia-Oceania online Regional Congress of Don Bosco Past Pupils marking the 150th anniversary of the World Association of Past Pupils concluded on June 26, 2021. The two-day event focused on Salesian Delegate, Young Past Pupils and Networking. Delegates and members from 23 out of 28 countries of the region participated. First-timers included participants from Bangladesh, Nepal, Mongolia, Solomon Islands and Sri Lanka.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Sr Leelamma Takes Charge as New Provincial of Kolkata Salesian Sisters
Kolkata, 2021 Jun 25 The FMA Province of Mary Help of Christians, Kolkata, marked a new beginning on June 24, 2021, with its seventh Provincial, Sr. Leelamma Palliparambil, taking charge. The installation ceremony took place in the provincial house chapel, Dum Dum, amid the Provincial Council members. Kolkata Salesian provincial Father Joseph Pauria presided over the solemn Holy Eucharist with the parish priest of St. Patrick's Church, Dum Dum, and other Salesians.  Read More »
Sr Lily Perumpettikunnel

Past Pupils Meet Online to Celebrate 150 Years of Foundation; Adopts Covid Orphans
Hyderabad, 2021 Jun 24 The Salesian Province of Hyderabad joined the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Past Pupils across the world by hosting an online meet of the nine Don Bosco Past Pupils Units of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and South Odisha on June 24, 2020. Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar, Provincial, Father Garlapati Michael Kishore, Delegate of the Past Pupils and Mr Prasad, President of State Federation, convened the virtual meet and the celebrations.  Read More »
YERRAMANENI Baly

Salesian Co-operator Places Statue of Bl. Mary on Mount Everest
New Delhi, 2021 Jun 14 Tagit Sorang Abraham, hailing from Itanagar, and a Salesian Co-operator of the Dimapur Province, successfully reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 31, 2021, a little after 8.00 am, and placed on Everest's peak the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Holy Rosary.  Read More »
Manipadam Joseph

'Habemus inspectorem novum!'
Sri Lanka, 2021 Jun 13 Reverend Father Angel Fernandez Artime, the Rector Major, has appointed Father Angelo Sylvester Miranda (known as Roshan), the present Vice Provincial, as the 4th Provincial Superior of the Salesian Vice-Province of St. Joseph, Sri Lanka (LKC), for six years, 2021-2027. The joyful news, 'We have a new Provincial', came on June 11, 2021.  Read More »
Harshana Hemantha

Alumni Association Social Network to Fight Against COVID
New Delhi, 2021 May 23 Besides the unstinting service of India's medical professionals and other frontline warriors in the fight against the deadly virus, the networks of friends, family and colleagues mobilized to share resources and combat misinformation have contributed to mitigating the situation. Social media and messaging apps also have facilitated this process, allowing relative strangers to lend a hand. Following this cue, the social media groups and networks established by the Alumni Association of Don Bosco School, Alaknanda, proved invaluable to its members and others.  Read More »
Fr. Babu Varghese SDB

Don Bosco, the lifestyle for Dr Varun Khullar
New Delhi, 2021 May 11 ''When a student turns into a healer during a pandemic, the equation of life changes. Dr Varun Khullar begins his morning by feeding the needy. He is on call 24x7 for emergencies. I saw the values of our patron saint, Don Bosco, in his lifestyle and felt so proud and so safe. He taught an old English teacher that life is only about serving,'' writes Uma Nair, an English teacher at Don Bosco School, Alaknanda - New Delhi, about her student Varun Khullar. Dr Varun, MD, completed his studies at Don Bosco School, Alaknanda, in 2006. With the second wave of Covid-19 sweeping across Delhi, Dr Varun supplies food, free medicines, and oxygen concentrators for the needy and underprivileged through his NGO 'Chhoti Chhoti Khushiyan' (Little, Little Happiness).  Read More »
Fr. Babu Varghese SDB

DB4M LAUNCHES HELPLINE FOR MIGRANT WORKERS
New Delhi, 2021 May 07 Don Bosco for Migrants (DB4M) has launched an all-India helpline for migrant workers- 9642 372 372. The helpline was launched by Father Biju Michael, Regional Councillor of the Salesians for South Asia Region. ''We have in mind primarily our brothers and sisters who are migrant workers. But any other vulnerable or needy group can also contact us through this number. We will do the best to reach out and connect,'' said Father Tony Pellissery, Executive Director of Don Bosco National Forum for the Young at Risk, at the online launch of the all-India helpline number.  Read More »
Fr. Thomas Aquinas SDB




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