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Religious Institute Founder archbishop dies
18/04/2021.  INC #N.9649
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Evangelization, Obituary, Religion


: Archbishop Emeritus Lucas Sircar of Calcutta and founder of two religious Institutes of Adoration Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and Sadhan (prayerful or ascetic) Brothers died, 18 April 2021.. Read More

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Father Sebastian Vadakethannikal, a Salesian who cared for children on the street, passed away
15/04/2021.  INN #N.9644
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in Marginalized, Migrants, Obituary, Salesian Society, Youth at Risk


Father V. J. Sebastian, Vadakethannikal, SDB (74), a friend of the poor and the youth, passed away on April 14, 2021. While walking at the residence of Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, Jhansi, around 2.45 p.m., Father Sebastian had a fall and was rushed to St. Jude's Hospital, Jhansi, where he was declared dead. His mortal remains laid to rest on April 15, 2021, in the Diocesan cemetery at Jhansi. . Read More

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Fr. Felix Koikara SDB, Doyen of Youth Ministry in India, Passes Away
26/12/2020.  INM #N.9554
Posted by ROSARIO Ernest , Chennai
News in Counselling, DBYES, Obituary, Psychology, Youth, Youth Groups


Fr. Felix Koikara SDB, the well-known Youth Worker and Youth Animator, returned to the Father's House at 4.30 p.m. on Christmas day, 25 December 2020. He was 83 years old and was a Salesian for 62 years and a priest for 52 years. In his passing, the Salesian Province of Chennai has lost a great friend of youth and youth workers. He is remembered as one who contributed substantially to the development of youth ministry in the church in India. Youth ministry was his great passion. . Read More

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Fr. Louis Kulangara of INT Province passed away.
04/11/2020.  INT #N.9521
Posted by Lawrence Britto Ashok, Tiruchy
News in Obituary


With deepest sorrow we communicate that Father Louis Kulangara, age 76, passed away at 06.15 am on 04 November 2020, due to massive cordiac arrest and lungs failure. . Read More

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First death anniversary of Archbishop Dominic Jala
14/10/2020.  INS #N.9504
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Obituary, Profiles


Shillong 10th October: It has been one year since the tragic demise of Archbishop Dominic Jala and Catholics across the city observed the solemn occasion by paying tribute to the late Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Shillong. A Holy Mass presided by the Archbishop of Guwahati Archbishop John Moolachira and concelebrated by five other bishops, priests, religious and few invited guests was held at the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians in Laitumkhrah. Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma together with other ministers also attended the Holy Mass. After the Holy Mass a short program to commemorate the day was held in which two books on the Archbishop were released. This was followed by the visit to the tomb of the Archbishop.. Read More

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Commemorative Volume ''An Affable Pastor'' celebrates life of late Archbishop Dominic Jala
04/09/2020.  INS #N.9470
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Evangelization, Life and Health, Obituary, Parish / Church, Profiles, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Spirituality, The Regional, Vocation


A commemorative volume of edited works on the life of late Archbishop Dominic Jala was released on 03 September 2020 by Shillong [INS] Salesian Provincial Father Paul Olphindro Lyngkot at Don Bosco Provincial House, Mawlai. . Read More

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Salesian Who Brought Free Don Bosco Education to Kolkata Slums Dies
20/07/2020.  INC #N.9428
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education, Education and Culture, Marginalized, Obituary, Social Development, Social Life, Social Ministry, Youth at Risk


A pioneer educationist who brought free Don Bosco education to Kolkata's slum children Father Joseph Aymanathil, aged 73 died in a Kolkata Hospital on 19 July 2020. He was cremated on 20 July 2020.. Read More

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Indian Salesian Father Thommai Antonyrajan Dies in Sri Lanka
14/06/2020.  INB #N.9400
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Counselling, Disasters, Obituary, Profiles, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, The Regional, Vocation


Indian Salesian Father Thommai Antonyrajan of the Salesian Province of Tiruchy [INT] who was working in the Province of Sri Lanka [LKC], met a tragic end at sea, and was confirmed dead at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, 14 June 2020. He was aged 56. Father Thommai was a former Vice-Provincial of the Salesian Province of Tiruchy from 2005-2008.. Read More

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RIP Father Stephen Kuncherakatt - ANS Publishes a Note
08/06/2020.  INB #N.9395
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Lifestyle, Obituary, Profiles, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, Spirituality, Vocation


Indian Salesian Father Stephen Kuncherakatt died in Jerusalem on the night of 02 June 2020. He had been taken to the Italian hospital in Haifa for a check-up; the Salesians who accompanied him were unable to stay with him because of the emergency health rules and Father Kuncherakatt died in silence, accompanied by the sisters of the hospital. Agenzia iNfo Salesiana [ANS], the communication agency of the Salesians of Don Bosco, headquartered in Rome, published an article dated 08 June 2020, reproduced below. . Read More

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Indian Salesian Father Stephen Kuncherakatt Passes Away in Jerusalem
03/06/2020.  INB #N.9387
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Formation, Lifestyle, Obituary, Profiles, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional, Vocation


Indian Salesian Father Stephen Kuncherakatt, aged 86, passed away at 22:30 hours on 02 June 2020 in Jerusalem. Ailing from and battling 'cancer' since quite some time, he was hospitalised, where he breathed his last. Father Kuncherakatt originally belonged to the Salesian Province of St. Thomas the Apostle Chennai [INM]. At the time of his demise, he was in residence at the Salesian Monastery-Ratisbonne in Jerusalem, of the Salesian Province of Ges� Adolescente [Adolescent Jesus] the Middle East [MOR].. Read More

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