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Don Bosco Mysore Receives the Relic
26/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5461

The pre-novitiate community at Don Bosco, Mysore received the casket of Don Bosco with great love and devotion. Many people from the neighbourhood participated in this prayerful experience.. Read More


Don Bosco Relic Begins Kerala Pilgrimage
26/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5462

Don Bosco's Relic was welcomed at Holy Family Forane Church, Rajapuram on its entry into Kerala. The large crowds at these locations of Kasargod and Kannur districts and the well conducted liturgy are worth mention.. Read More


INP Practical Trainees Meet at Odxel
26/09/2011.  Panjim #N.5463

The practical trainees of the Salesian Province of Konkan attended a two day animation programme on September 24-25, 2011 at Don Bosco Odxel. The purpose of the meeting was to be more effective in the respective places of the apostolate and also to share a brotherly union. . Read More


Italian Missionary dies at 91, funeral in Bandel on 27 September
25/09/2011.  Abroad #N.5453

KOLKATA - A celebrated Italian missionary who served Bengal Missions died at the historic Marian shrine of Bandel where he was prior, parish priest and administrator for about 25 years. Salesian Fr Louis Gobetti (91 years) died at Bandel some 60 km north of Kolkata on 22 September. His funeral is scheduled to be held at Bandel Basilica at 1.30 pm on Tuesday, 27 September.. Read More


Don Bosco School Rongkhon Celebrates Silver Jubilee
24/09/2011.  Guwahati #N.5452

Rongkhon, Tura - 22 Sep. 2011. Jubilee is a time to look back with thanks and celebrate what we have achieved with the grace of God and to start afresh and face the challenges that the world has in store for us with renewed enthusiasm and commitment. During the past 25 years DON BOSCO SCHOOL, Rongkhon has grown into a full fledged secondary school that offers quality education coupled with moral values to the youngsters of the locality. Don Bosco School was established by Late Fr. Henry Frassy sdb on 16 February 1986 with 40 students on a plot of land that was purchased by late Fr. Gulius Costa few years earlier. To give adequate attention to the youngsters who are in the school nuns of the Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians (MSMHC)was roped in to manage the school from the scholastic year 1989.. Read More


Volunteers celebrate their Graduation with DB ARK
09/09/2011.  New Delhi #N.5446

Don Bosco Animation & Research Kendra (DB ARK) commenced Bosco Volunteer Corps (BVC) Certification with its first batch of volunteers getting BVC Violet Volunteer Certificate after receiving one credit which is equal to 30 hours of Volunteer Service. The certification ceremony was held in Don Bosco Provincial House, New Delhi where Fr. Provincial gave certificates to Mr. Utsav Jha, Ms. Sonal Bisherwal and Mrs. Swati Singh. At this occasion Fr. Joe Arimpoor, Director of DB ARK, explained the significant roles played by these volunteers in the VOC & PY-YAR projects of street children at Ashalayam, New Delhi, and Snehalaya, Chandigarh. These two programs are especially designed for the YAR by DB ARK. There were more than 20 Rectors and Leaders of the communities of Delhi Province present during this ceremony on 20th August 2011. . Read More


Indian Salesian Appointed Director of Radio Don Bosco, South Sudan
09/09/2011.  Mumbai #N.5448

Indian Salesian Missionary to Sudan, Fr. Shyjan Chemmarappallil takes charge as Director-Radio Don Bosco 91FM in Tonj, South Sudan. Fr Shyjan took over from Nigerian Salesian Fr. Cyril Odia, on August 24, 2011. Radio Don Bosco 91FM, the only radio station for around 200 kms. is part of the Sudan Catholic Radio Network. Fr Shyjan spoke to BIS India in an exclusive.. Read More


Don Bosco Relic at Hyderabad - The Streets Come Alive!
08/09/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5433

He came to his own and his own recognised him. That's what everybody who watched the joyous reception given by the boys, the staff, the students and the Salesians of Don Bosco Navajeevan, Ramanthapur felt. It was very spontaneous and well orchestrated. The casket of Don Bosco was taken in procession from the main road to Navajeevan accompanied by the Navajeevan Band and the boys shouting slogans. . Read More


Young at Risk welcome Don Bosco their father and friend
08/09/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5434

To the sound of the blaring of trumpets, beating of drums, flashing of cameras and the bursting of crackers Don Bosco's relics reached the City of Progress, Pragathi Nagar, Ramanthapur on 7th September, Wednesday. . Read More


Don Bosco at Christ the King Church, Ramanthapur
08/09/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5444

The Nativity of Mother Mary (Sept. 8, 2011), the dear beloved Mother of Don Bosco, was the day Don Bosco chose to be at the Church of Christ the King, Ramanthapur. This day saw the solemn march and procession of Don Bosco's children, to Christ the King church with his sacred relics. At 10.30 am a colourful welcome amidst music in the form of band by the students of Navajeevan and floral welcome by the residents of the parish and other collaborators belonging to the centre, marked the occasion.. Read More


Don Bosco Relic at St Mary's Cathedral, Secunderabad
08/09/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5445

A major stop of the Relic outside the Salesian houses was at St Mary's Cathedral, Secunderabad. The Relic was kept for public veneration where people gathered in large numbers to pay homage. Call it a matter of coincidence or choice, that Don Bosco, an ardent devotee of Mary, should once again find himself in a Church dedicated to Mary right on her b'day. . Read More


QCI (Quality Council of India) Assessment Programme at Summanahalli
07/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5430

The QCI Assessment Programme was officially inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Varghese Sdb, the Director of Don Bosco Technical Institute, Summanahalli on September 02, 2011. . Read More


Parents' Day 2011 [Hr. Sec. Section]
07/09/2011.  Chennai #N.5431

'Parents are a gift from God' because God manifests his love & blessing through our parents. It was indeed a festive day on 20th August 2011 as the auditorium of DB Egmore felt the presence of parents of our dear students to witness the celebration of ''Parents' Day''. The school scouts along with Rev.Fr.Rector, Rev.Fr.Principal & Rev.Fr.Vice Principal gave a ceremonius & cordial welcome to the guest of honour Mr.N.Ram, Editor-in-Chief of THE HINDU.. Read More


Cultural Welcome to Don Bosco at Motinagar
07/09/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5432

September 07, 2011 was a memorable day for the two thousand children, the college students, the staff, the Salesians, past pupils and the parents of Don Bosco, Motinagar. They gave a grand and homely welcome to their patron Saint. The sight of the young children waving the flags and shouting slogans welcoming Don Bosco was a sight to behold. Glowing tributes were paid to Don Bosco by the students, staff and past pupils of this 30 year old institute. . Read More


Don Bosco's Relic Welcomed at Bhadravati
06/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5428

The Don Bosco Institute of Technology and the St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Bhadravati received the casket of Don Bosco on 31st August, 2011. . Read More


Hyderabad Welcomes Don Bosco
06/09/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5429

Don Bosco, the saint of the young reached the land of the Sultans (the historical city of Hyderabad) at 6 pm on the 6th of September 2011. The Salesian confreres and the parishioners of Bandlaguda,alongwith the priests, religious and devotees from the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad were present in earnest at the Shrine of Don Bosco to receive the one who has touched the lives of so many young people. . Read More


Don Bosco visits Deodurga
06/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5440

The remote town of Deodurga received Don Bosco with love and devotion. The school children and parents as well as the simple village folk found time and meaning in being with the saint at Don Bosco Deodurga. Read More


Don Bosco attracts Hundreds at Yadagiri
06/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5441

The campus of Don Bosco in Yadagiri witnessed hundreds of people and youth from the villages around as the casket of Don Bosco arrived on 4th September, 2011.. Read More


Gulbarga celebrates the Presence of Don Bosco
06/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5442

The diocese and the town of Gulbarga turned out in large numbers to greet and celebrate the arrival of Don Bosco. The salesians are present in the diocese of Gulbarga through three communities.. Read More


Don Bosco stays for Longest halt at Bidar
06/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5443

The northern most Salesian Community in Karnataka is at Bidar and it had the opportunity to host Don Bosco for the longest duration in the province. . Read More


Don Bosco with the Young at Risk
05/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5425

Don Bosco in Bangalore was present where it all began... on the streets! The relic was welcomed with great enthusiasm by the street children and deprived youth who benefit from our many centres for them in the city of Bangalore under BOSCO.. Read More


Don Bosco at Tumkur
05/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5426

The town of Tumkur came to know Don Bosco more close with the presence of the casket in three locations and the public procession through the town. . Read More


DBIMR Kurla Welcomes Freshers
05/09/2011.  Mumbai #N.5427

Don Bosco Institute of Management & Research at Kurla, Mumbai welcomed the 2nd batch of students on August 22, 2011. An orientation programme centered on 'light'was organised. Fr Mario Vaz, Executive Director initiated the proceedings with a welcome note.. Read More


Don Bosco comes to Chitradurga
05/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5437

Don Bosco has become a household name in Chitradurga and the people could now get to see and be with this saint as well as come to know and love him more. . Read More


Hospet Greets Don Bosco
05/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5438

The town of Hospet and the campus of Don Bosco institution at Hospet witnessed large number of people who came to venerate and pray at the casket of Don Bosco. . Read More


Don Bosco in Bellary
05/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5439

Bellary is today known for its mining and related activities. But it was in the news for a very different reason namely the arrival of the casket of Don Bosco on 2nd of September.. Read More


Don Bosco at Kolar Gold Fields
04/09/2011.  Bangalore #N.5423

The people of KGF were already blessed with teh presence of Salesians for more than 15 years now. The arrival of Don Bosco's Casket has been received with gratitude and great veneration.. Read More