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Don Bosco Media Network Launches Cable TV Channel on First Anniversary
02/09/2021.  Shillong #N.9744
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Anniversary, Evangelization, Media, Success Story, Youth

Don Bosco Media Network, Shillong, made another beaming leap by launching its Cable TV Channel on its first anniversary. DBMN started on YouTube Channel a year ago to provide hope to society and ensure factual reporting and positivity. Father Michael Makri, Director of Don Bosco Media Network, attributed the rapid development of the DBMN to God Almighty and the unstinted support of the Salesian Congregation. . Read More

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Don Bosco Youth Organizes Sports Day for Children at Sanathnagar, Hyderabad
31/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9743
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Youth, Youth Groups

The Nation remembers Major Dhyan Chand, an Indian field hockey player, on his 116th birth anniversary, and August 29 is celebrated annually as National Sports Day in memory of him. Taking the lead from this legendry player, the youth of Sanathnagar Parish, Hyderabad, organized Sports Day for the Catechism children.. Read More

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Government of West Bengal Honours Don Bosco Mirik for Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme
23/08/2021.  Kolkata #N.9740
Posted by Arvind Barnabas KHALKHO, Kolkata
News in Education, Education and Culture, Education School

Don Bosco High School, Mirik, bagged second prize for implementing the Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme instituted by Honourable Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee. Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme provides financial assistance to girls aged 13-18 of economically backward classes to pursue higher education and stop their untimely marriage. It has been given international recognition by the United Nations Department of International Development and UNICEF. . Read More

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Salesian Presence in Digital Media; Training for Media Delegates in Tiruchy
22/08/2021.  Tiruchy #N.9742
Posted by M.Eugene Florence, Tiruchy
News in Media, Skills Training, Youth, Youth Groups

Don Bosco roamed around the streets because youngsters were there. He learnt magic because that pulled the attention of the young of his time. He learnt various trades to equip them. Today, digital media is where most youngsters habituate. Hence, it is no more an option for Salesian youth animators to be there. Knowing the importance of presence in the digital media, the Salesian Province of Tiruchy (INT) organized a day of animation for the media persons of the communities on August 21, 2021, at DB Alaihal Media, Manikandam, Tamil Nadu, the communication centre of the Province. The workshop focused on how the Salesians could be present in the digital world effectively. . Read More

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Salesians to be Harbingers of New Media: Bp Arulselvam Rayappan
22/08/2021.  Tiruchy #N.9741
Posted by Herbert Amos Gandhi, Tiruchy
News in Evangelization, Formation, Parish / Church, Religion, Spirituality, Success Story, Vocation, Youth

If Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was the voice of Catholics in America on television and radio, Bishop Arulselvam Rayappan is the voice of Catholics in Tamil Nadu on YouTube. Speaking to the Salesians working in the Diocese, the newly Ordained Bishop of Salem invited them to be harbingers of New Media. He asked them to encourage young people to use media for evangelization and catechesis. The Bishop met the Salesians working in the Diocese on August 18, 2021.. Read More

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Salesian Intervention Sees Eye Surgery Miracle After 33 Months
20/08/2021.  Kolkata, Siliguri #N.9738
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Agencies, Disasters, Life and Health, Marginalized, Projects, Success Story, Youth, Youth at Risk

''If it was not for Father U P Sebastian and Father Mathew George, and the kindness of Madam Petra, the miracle of the restoration of my eyesight would never have happened,'' said Darshan Oraon, a 21-year-old youngster after the eye surgery. Darshan hailing from Oodlabari tea gardens in North Bengal had to undergo surgery for his eye for an injury of 33 months old. His insatiable desire to learn to ride a motorbike ended in a tragedy when a speeding motorbike hit him from behind, throwing him off the road and causing severe injury to his face and eye on that ill-fated day in December 2018. . Read More

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Silver Jubilee Bells Toll at Risen Christ Church, Ponnur
18/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9739
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Evangelization, Missions

The Silver Jubilee of Risen Christ Church, Bosco Ashram, Ponnur in Andhra Pradesh, was celebrated on August 18, 2021, with a gathering of priests, religious sisters and the faithful from various sub-stations. Wrapping up the year-long celebrations, Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar, sdb, Provincial of the Salesian Province of Hyderabad, during the Eucharist, said, ''Let us keep up and be an example of our faith, handed over by our ancestors, and be true children of Christ.''. Read More

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'Go and Do Likewise'; INP Starts Provincial Chapter 2022
18/08/2021.  Panjim #N.9735
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Chapter, Salesian Society

The Salesian Province of Saint Joseph Vaz, Panjim, began its sixth Provincial Chapter 2022, 'Go and Do Likewise,' by holding its first of the three scheduled sessions via Zoom online platform on August 17, 2021.. Read More

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Skill Development Courses Unveiled at Hyderabad
17/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9734
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Skills Training, Social Development, Social Ministry, Youth

Don Bosco Human Resource Development Centre (DBHRDC), Gagillapur, inaugurated its Skill Development Courses on August 16, 2021. The centre offers three different courses like Hospitality, Tailoring and Beautician course. In keeping with the skill development initiatives in the country, DBHRDC is running training programmes for the poor and marginalized youth for their sustainable livelihood through suitable employment and micro-enterprises. . Read More

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Social Work Students Rebuild Dilapidated Library in Remote Kerala Village
17/08/2021.  Kollam #N.9733
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Education, Education and Culture, Social Development, Social Ministry

The Social Work students of Don Bosco College, Kottiyam, Kerala, with collaboration from the local village, Rosemala, on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border, rebuilt a dilapidated and abandoned library and inaugurated the facelifted library on August 15, 2021.. Read More

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