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Third year Don Bosco Football Trophy 2012
17/04/2012.  Tiruchy #N.5833

To reach out more youngsters through sports, Don Bosco Lalgudi organized a Don Bosco Football Trophy competition on 31 and 01, April 2012. The members of Don Bosco Sports Academy and Oratory along with the Salesians of Don Bosco Lalgudi were the organizers. . Read More


The 20th Annual day of Don Bosco High School - Manakkal
17/04/2012.  Tiruchy #N.5834

Lalgudi was celebrated in a grand manner on 02 April 2012. As we are in the year of ecology, both the staff and students of the school attempted to create awareness and explained the need of creating an eco-friendly environment. Mr. Gregory, the Director, 'Voice Trust' - an NGO to enhance nature, was the chief guest of the programme.. Read More


''YOUTH PASCH 2012''at Don Bosco Institute - Guwahati
15/04/2012.  Guwahati #N.5832

''Youth Pasch'' is an annual event of Don Bosco Institute. It was held from 5th - 8th April 2012, in order to bring the youth together and closer to God and celebrate and share their faith by actively participating, enacting and re-living the crowing events in the life of Jesus: the passion, death, and resurrection from Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday.. Read More


''JESUS - THE PRINCE OF PEACE'' released in Mumbai
14/04/2012.  Mumbai #N.5831

The Rector of the Shrine of Don Bosco's Madonna Rev. Fr. Edwin D'Souza, sdb officially launched the book, ''JESUS- THE PRINCE OF PEACE'' by Joaquim Fernandes, sdb, published by Tej-Prasarini, Don Bosco Communications on Easter Sunday, April 7, 2012, at the Shrine of Don Bosco's Madonna, Matunga, Mumbai. . Read More


INK Provincial Commissions Evaluate 2011-12 and Formulate Action Plans 2012-13
13/04/2012.  Bangalore #N.5830

In a combined meeting of all the members of all the provincial commissions, the action plans of the commissions for the year 2011-12 were evaluated and those for the year 2012-13 formulated. Nearly 65 members (confreres and laity) belonging to the 13 provincial commissions participated in the annual meetings held at Don Bosco Provincial House, Bangalore, on 10 & 11 April.. Read More


''JESUS touched us'' at YOUTH PASCH 2012 in Lonavla
12/04/2012.  Mumbai #N.5829

The ''Youth Pasch'' 2012 (YP '12) from April 4-8, saw forty one participants consisting of nineteen boys, seventeen girls, four clerics and an animating team of five Salesians and a Salesian Sister, reach Lonavla to experience our Lord Jesus in His Passion, Death and Resurrection. . Read More


Test News From SIGA
10/04/2012.  Hyderabad #N.5826

Test News From SIGA. Read More


Beach Tuition classes
10/04/2012.  Panjim #N.5827

We cannot direct the wind...but we can adjust our sails''. Read More


Vinnarasi Mission, Maranodai was blessed with 17 Salesians during the holy week
09/04/2012.  Chennai #N.5828

Vinnarasi Mission Maranodai was blessed with 17 salesians to animate the holy week. There were 9 priests, 7 students of theology and a practical trainee along with 4 MSMHC sisters. The holy week was well organised which found its climax in the Easter Vigil Mass.. Read More


Fr. George Maliekal - First Provincial of Silchar
05/04/2012.  Guwahati #N.5821

Fr. Pascual Chavez-Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has appointed Fr. George Maliekal as the 1st Provincial of the new Province of Silchar. The new Province will be officially inaugurated and Fr. George will assume office on May 24, 2012. . Read More


A 'New Salesian Province' in NorthEast India - Province of Bl. John Paul II
05/04/2012.  Guwahati #N.5822

A new Salesian Province is born in the Northeastern region of India. Fr. Pascual Chavez, the Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco announced on 20th December 2011 the creation of the new Province of Silchar with Bl. John Paul II as its Patron, bifurcated from the Province of Guwahati. The new Province of Silchar is the 11th Salesian Province in India. It comprises of the Salesian activities in the Archdiocese of Shillong, dioceses of Nongstoin, Jowai, Aizawl and Agartala, and the Dima Hasao district of Diphu diocese. The territorial reality of the Province is the Khasi-Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya, the states of Mizoram and Tripura, and the Dima Hasao district of Assam. The new Province has 35 centres. The number of Salesians of Don Bosco in the new Province counts about 250. Rev. Fr. George Maliekal is appointed as its first Provincial.. Read More


Fr. Vattathara Thomas appointed 11th Provincial of Guwahati
05/04/2012.  Guwahati #N.5823

Fr. Vattathara Thomas has been appointed as the eleventh Provincial of the Province of Mary Help of Christians with Headquarters at Guwahati, by Rev. Fr. Pascual Chavez, the Rector Major of the society of St. Francis De Sales. The announcement was made today by Rev. Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga, the Regional Councillor for South Asia. The new provincial elect is currently the Founder Director of Don Bosco Institute, Kharguli, Guwahati. . Read More


Vinnarasi Mission - Maranodai performs 'sound and light' Passion Play
31/03/2012.  Bangalore #N.5820

Vinnarasi Mission Maranodai organised a grand sound and light Passion play on March 30, 2012. Incidents from everyday events of life were related to the Passion of Christ. Nearly 100 school students were the protagonists. The huge public turnout appreciatively witnessed the event.. Read More


Test news from SIGA
30/03/2012.  New Delhi #N.5819

Test news from SIGA. Read More


1st National ADMA meet at Mumbai
29/03/2012.  Abroad #N.5817

The first national ADMA (Association of Mary Help of Christians) meeting was organised at Don Bosco Provincial House Matunga, Mumbai, on March 24-25, 2012. Salesian Family representatives of the various provinces in India participated. The meeting was covened and coordinated by Fr. Maddhichetty Noel, National Delegate of the Salesian Family.. Read More


Salesian Past-Pupils from Vasai Diocese thank the Rector Major
26/03/2012.  Abroad #N.5816

The Salesian past-pupils of Vasai-Virar wishing to express their gratitude to Fr Pascual Chavez - Rector Major of the Don Bosco Salesian Society, for enabling the pilgrim Relic of Don Bosco to visit the Vasai Diocese, presented him with a replica of the Papdy Cathedral. Representing the past-pupils, Fr Robert Pen - Principal of DivyaDaan-Salesian College of Philosophy, and a native of Vasai-Virar presented this token of gratitude to the Rector Major on March 24, 2012 at the Salesian Generalate in Rome. . Read More


Massive turnout for Eucharistic Vigil at Vinnarasi Mission, Maranodai
24/03/2012.  Chennai #N.5818

The Eucharistic Vigil at Vinnarasi Mission, Maranodai, on March 22, 2012 witnessed a massive turnout with over 900 devotees participating. The participants came from the parish as well as from the substations.Commencing at 9.00 p.m. with the rosary and the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament by Fr Arul Das - parish priest of Irundai, the vigil concluded at 6.00 a.m. with a solemn Eucharist presided over by Fr David Maria Selvam.. Read More


A Fitting Finale for ISFFI 2012
23/03/2012.  Chennai #N.5807

The second day of ISFFI began with the next set of screening in which 27 shorts, spaced out in three shows culminated in the award ceremony at 4.30 pm. The big array of filmmakers - Director Lingusamy, Director Thambi Ramaiah, Director Mu. Kalanjiyam, Director Nanda Periyasamy, Director S. Ezhil, Director Balasekaran, Director Durai, Director R. Kannan, Director Kulandai Velapppan, Director A. Venkatesh, Director Seenu Ramasamy, Director S.P. Hosimin, Director Balaji Mohan, Director Ravi Maria and Director Bhimsingh Lenin, made the finale of ISFFI 2012 very memorable. . Read More


Farewell and Conclusion of the Academic year at Kondadaba
21/03/2012.  Hyderabad #N.5812

The farewell for the third year students and the conclusion of the Academic year 2011-2012 was held on March 20, 2012 at St John's Regional Seminary, Kondadaba. The first and second year students planned, organised and made special the farewell for the 28 outgoing students of the seminary with a grand felicitation programme in the evening and a solemn Mass the following morning. . Read More


Extraordinary Visitation of St John's Kondadaba
20/03/2012.  Hyderabad #N.5811

The Regional Philosophate of the Andhra Pradesh Bishop's Conference, located at Kondadaba under the patronage of St John's was blessed with the presence of Fr Maria Arokiam Kanaga sdb, the Regional Councillor for South Asia for the feast of St Joseph, March 18 and 19, 2012. The occasion was the Extraordinary Visitation of the Salesian Province of Hyderabad, to which belong the formators at Kondadaba. Being a Salesian community, the delegate of the Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco made his official visit - a visit which is organised once in six years.. Read More


19 ordained 'deacons' at KJC, Bangalore
19/03/2012.  Bangalore #N.5799

Rev Dr. Bernard Moras, Archbishop of Bangalore, ordained 19 students of Kristu Jyoti College, Bangalore, as deacons on March 19, 2012. . Read More


1st batch of 12 from Becchi Don Bosco , Kavarapettai ordained 'deacons'
19/03/2012.  Chennai #N.5800

The first batch of 12 Salesians from the two provinces of Tamil Nadu (INM and INT)studying at Becchi-Don Bosco Theologate, Kavarapettai, were ordained deacons at St. Francis Xavier's Church, Broadway, Chennai, by Archbishop Chinnappa of Madras-Mylapore, on March 18, 2012.. Read More


Oratory annual day 'powers' Yercaud
19/03/2012.  Tiruchy #N.5805

In the wake of unusual power cuts which has turned to chaos, the lifestyle of the people of Tamil Nadu, youngsters of the Yercaud Hills brightened the Hill with the light of joy and happiness on the Oratory Annual Day organised at the Retreat Community on March 18, 2012. Around 312 youngsters from 20 villages participated.. Read More


A Fitting Finale for ISFFI 2012
19/03/2012.  Chennai #N.5809

The second day of ISFFI began with the next set of screening in which 27 shorts, spaced out in three shows culminated in the award ceremony at 4.30 pm. The big array of filmmakers - Director Lingusamy, Director Thambi Ramaiah, Director Mu. Kalanjiyam, Director Nanda Periyasamy, Director S. Ezhil, Director Balasekaran, Director Durai, Director R. Kannan, Director Kulandai Velapppan, Director A. Venkatesh, Director Seenu Ramasamy, Director S.P. Hosimin, Director Balaji Mohan, Director Ravi Maria and Director Bhimsingh Lenin, made the finale of ISFFI 2012 very memorable. . Read More


Fr. Scaria Nedumala laid to rest
18/03/2012.  Dimapur #N.5801

Fr. Scaria Nedumala, who passed away on March 15, at Imphal, was laid to rest at the Salesian Cemetery at Salesian College, Dimapur, on March 17, 2012. A large gathering of priests, religious, lay faithful, Family members, relatives and friends bid him a tearful farewell. . Read More


Youth Festival at Therespuram (INT) motivates youngsters
18/03/2012.  Tiruchy #N.5802

A colourful youth cum cultural festival was organised by the Salesians at Therespuram on March 17, 2012. Seventy five dynamic young girls and boys, from Nettur, Alangulam, Vilathikulam, and Therespuram participated in this watershed moment in the history of the Salesian Youth Movement (SYM) in INT. Conceptualized by the Salesians, the event was planned and executed by the youngsters. It was truly 'a programme of the youth, by the youth and for the youth.'. Read More


BIIT-Don Bosco Center, Yellagiri celebrates 15 years of existence
17/03/2012.  Chennai #N.5804

The entire educative community of BIIT, Yellagiri, came together on its 15th year of existence. The Institute Day was a moment to recollect all that has happened, to achieve the vision of the institute, and share the goals with stakeholders, particularly, the parents. Dr.(Sr) Ugini Fathima Mary, Auxilium College, Mr Vijay Angadi, Novastar Funds, graced the occasion as guests of honor. The Institute Day and Parents' meet is held annually at BIIT to revisit the purpose of the Institute, vision of organization and share with parents thus making them aware of their responsibility.. Read More


ISFFI turns six
17/03/2012.  Chennai #N.5806

It was a glorious moment, to see ISFFI unfurling it's sixth edition and setting momentum to the two day short film festival, that kickstarted at Shree Annai Abirami Theatre in Abirami Mega Mall on the 17th of March at 10 am in the presence of a number of distinguished guests. The guests of honour who graced the occasion were Mr. Abirami Ramanathan, Mr. Gnana Rajasekaran, Director SS Stanley, Director Brinda Sarathy, Director Nanda Periyasamy, Director Saravana Subaiya and Director Kulandai Velapppan. . Read More


ISFFI turns six
17/03/2012.  Chennai #N.5808

It was a glorious moment, to see ISFFI unfurling it's sixth edition and setting momentum to the two day short film festival, that kickstarted at Shree Annai Abirami Theatre in Abirami Mega Mall on the 17th of March at 10 am in the presence of a number of distinguished guests. The guests of honour who graced the occasion were Mr. Abirami Ramanathan, Mr. Gnana Rajasekaran, Director SS Stanley, Director Brinda Sarathy, Director Nanda Periyasamy, Director Saravana Subaiya and Director Kulandai Velapppan.. Read More


ISFFI 2012 in the Offing
16/03/2012.  Chennai #N.5798

The 6th International Short Film Festival of India (ISFFI) hits the screens on 17th March and runs through 18th March unrolling a vibrant selection of short films, documentaries and animations. This year the ISFFI program comprises a record of 56 films shortlisted from 632 entries from 30 countries produced by both professional and amateur film makers..