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Don Bosco among his children for the centenary celebrations; RM in Northeast India
25/10/2022.  Guwahati, NE INDIA #N.10129

The Rector Major, Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime, was received at the Guwahati airport by Fr. Januarius S. Sangma and Fr. Jose Kuruvachira, provincials of Guwahati and Dimapur, respectively. At the Provincial House, RM was received with great joy and enthusiasm by the Salesian confreres, Sister Provincials of FMA, MSMHC and SMI, Sisters, co-operators, past pupils, laity and collaborators from the parishes and centres, students and young people.  . Read More


Rector Major interacts with Salesian Family
25/10/2022.   #N.10130

The Rector Major, Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime, interacted with the members of the Salesian family at Don Bosco Institute Guwhati. Provincials and councils of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians, Sisters of Mary Immaculate, Salesian Co-operators, former Provincials, Vice-Provincials of Salesian Provinces of India were present for the meeting.  . Read More


Northeast India’s indigenous congregation completes 80 Years
25/10/2022.  Siliguri #N.10131

The Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians (MSMHC), the first indigenous congregation of Northeastern India, has marked its 80th foundation anniversary. . Read More


Rector Major meets Bishops and veteran missionaries of Northeast India
25/10/2022.  Guwahati, Assam #N.10132

The Rector Major, Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime, met the Bishops, missionaries and veterans- religious and diocesan - of the missions of Northeast India. In the meeting held at the Mario Hall of the Salesian Provincial House of Guwahati, Father Jose Kuruvachira, Provincial of Dimapur, welcomed and introduced the gathering to the Northeast missions. Father Januarius Sangma, Provincial of Guwahati, thanked everyone present and appreciated their presence and collaboration in the mission of Christ in the region. “I admire Father Matthew Kottaram (Priest belonging to the diocese of Bongaigaon) for the immense work in the region with over 12,000 baptisms in his life as a priest in 50 years,” said Father Januarius.  . Read More


Saint Zatti, a model of humility; RM challenges youth to follow Zatti
25/10/2022.  Guwahati, Assam #N.10133

The Rector Major Father Fernandez Artime Angel, celebrated the Mass of St. Artemide Zatti at the St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Pan Bazar Guwahati, with six bishops, Provincials, Vice Provincials and more than 50 priests concelebrating. Many Salesian brothers, clerics, sisters, members of the Salesian family, young people and the lay faithful participated in the fully packed church. . Read More


Youth Gather to Celebrate Self, World and God in the Presence of Rector Major
24/10/2022.  Mumbai #N.10121

On 21 and 22 October 2022, 380 youths from across 29 Salesian institutions of the Province of Bombay participated in SYMBIOS 2022 at the Don Bosco campus, Matunga, organised by the Youth Ministry Department of the Province. Based on the theme, Do all through Love, the young were animated on Self, World, and God.  . Read More


SYMBIOS 2022: Self, World And God
24/10/2022.  Mumbai #N.10156

On 21 and 22 October 2022, 380 youth from across 29 Salesian institutions of the Province of Bombay participated in SYMBIOS 2022 at the Don Bosco campus in Matunga organised by the Youth Ministry Department of the Province. The theme of the event was ‘Do all through Love’. The topics that were touched upon were represented by the acronym ‘SWAG’ which stands for ‘Self, World, and God’.  . Read More


SYMBIOS 2022: Self, World And God
24/10/2022.  Mumbai #N.10157

On 21 and 22 October 2022, 380 youth from across 29 Salesian institutions of the Province of Bombay participated in SYMBIOS 2022 at the Don Bosco campus in Matunga organised by the Youth Ministry Department of the Province. The theme of the event was ‘Do all through Love’. The topics that were touched upon were represented by the acronym ‘SWAG’ which stands for ‘Self, World, and God’.  . Read More


Rector Major in Indian Provinces of Mumbai, Guwahati and Shillong
23/10/2022.   #N.10127

Rector Major, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, arrived in Mumbai, India, on October 21, 2022, on a 10-day visit to the provinces of Mumbai, Guwahati and Shillong. The Tenth successor of Don Bosco will join the celebrations of the Centenary of the arrival of Salesians in Northeast India from October 24.  . Read More


Salesian Province of Kolkata begins Provincial Chapter 2022
03/10/2022.  Kolkata #N.10102

Salesian Province of St. John Bosco, Kolkata, inaugurated the Provincial Chapter 2022, with the theme “the Profile of the Salesian for the Youth of Today,” here at Nitika Don Bosco on October 2, 2022. Most Rev. Thomas D’Souza, the Archbishop of Kolkata, presided over the Holy Eucharist with 72 chapter members.  . Read More


BOSCOM South Asia Conducts Seminar on Indian Digital Media Laws
03/10/2022.  Chennai #N.10103

BOSCOM South Asia conducted a seminar on ‘Indian Digital Media Laws: An Overview of Indian Digital Media Laws and Their Impact’ on September 29, 2022. The session was part of a series of ongoing sessions for the Salesian School of Social Communication (SSSC). Mr Prabhakaran Ramachandran, an eminent attorney and Chairman and Founding Partner of two law firms, Pravda Law Associates for Litigation and Lincoln Global Law Chambers (LGLC), was the resource person for the session. . Read More


Indian Salesian appointed as Consultor to the Dicastery of Communications, Rome
29/09/2022.   #N.10099

Pope Francis has appointed Fr. George Plathottam SDB, belonging to the Salesian Province of Guwahati, Assam, India as a Consultor to the Dicastery for Communications. The news came along with the announcement of “Speak with the heart: Veritatem facientes in caritate” as the theme for the 57th World Communications Day 2023. Father George Plathottam is currently the Secretary of the Office of Social Communication of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC). With a doctorate in communication, he has been a journalist and communication professor in New Delhi, before moving to Manila to take up the FABC assignment.   . Read More


International Symposium reminiscences 100 Years of Salesian contribution to Northeast India
26/09/2022.  Shillong #N.10096

The International Symposium on the Salesian Charism and Don Bosco in Northeast India was held at Sacred Heart Theological College, Mawlai, Shillong, on September 20-23, as part of the centenary celebrations of the first arrival of the Salesians of Don Bosco to Northeast India in 1922. The three-day Symposium had resource persons from different parts of the mission from the three Salesian provinces of Guwahati, Dimapur and Shillong.  . Read More


Don Bosco Veedu Foundation Laid; Underprivileged to get a new home
22/09/2022.  Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala #N.10091

The Salesian Provincial of Bangalore Province, Father Jose Thomas Koyickal sdb, blessed and laid the foundation stone for the new building at Don Bosco Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on September 20. Don Bosco Veedu (house) is a venture by the Salesians to educate and empower the deprived and the underprivileged of the society in Thiruvananthapuram.. Read More


Don Bosco Ranchi provides job opportunities for socially and economically backward youth
20/09/2022.  Ranchi #N.10087

Don Bosco Job Placement Network, Ranchi, initiated labour market information among the youth searching for jobs and organized six placement drives with job opportunities for more than four hundred youth. Don Bosco Ranchi aims at decent jobs with safer and secure migration. Youth who are skilled, semi-skilled and un-skilled were provided job opportunities under various job profiles. . Read More


Don Bosco College Golaghat Secures ‘B+’ Grade in NAAC Assessment
19/09/2022.  Assam #N.10085

Don Bosco College, Golaghat, Assam, has been accredited with a B+ Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru. Affiliated with Dibrugarh University and run by the Salesians of Don Bosco, Dimapur Province, the college was started in 2015 and scored a CGPA of 2.70 on a 7-point scale in its first cycle of assessment.   . Read More


Don Bosco Job Placement Network Bridges the Gender gap in Labour force participation
14/09/2022.   #N.10082

Out of the total job opportunities provided through Don Bosco Job Placement Network 42% women have entered the labour market  with formal jobs, adequate wages, safer and secure working conditions.. Read More


Rector Major Father Angel Launches Don Bosco South Asia Website
14/09/2022.  Goa #N.10083

The Don Bosco South Asia website was launched by the Rector Major Father Angel Fernandez Artime at Saint Joseph Vaz Spiritual Renewal Centre, Old Goa, on September 14, 2022. . Read More


Rector Major Releases Book: GLOBALIZATION AND GLOBAL FRATERNITY
14/09/2022.  Goa #N.10084

The Rector Major, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, released the book GLOBALIZATION AND GLOBAL FRATERNITY, authored by Father TC George SDB, Professor of Pastoral Theology, Kristu Jyoti College, Bangalore, at the meeting of the Salesian Family Major Superiors of the South Asia Region in Goa on September 14, 2022. Copies of the book were presented to Father Biju Michael, the General Councillor for South Asia and Father Clive Telles, the Provincial of Panjim, Goa. Father Jose Koyickal, the Provincial of Bangalore province, presented the book. . Read More


Take up any job, Be a risk-taker, says Assam Governor to students at convocation
11/09/2022.  Guwahati, Assam #N.10080

Assam Governor Professor Jagdish Mukhi conferred degrees at the 11th Convocation of Assam Don Bosco University at Tapesia Campus, Sonapur, on September 10. The degrees were conferred on 984 students, of which 472 students received Bachelor's Degree in Engineering & Technology, Arts and basic sciences and 494 students received Master's Degree in various branches of Engineering, Science and Management. Eighteen scholars received Doctoral degrees. Gold Medals were awarded to 36 outstanding graduates with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) in each programme.. Read More


DB Panjim celebrates Triple Jubilee with Rector Major Angel Fernandez Artime
10/09/2022.   #N.10066

The triple jubilee celebrations at Don Bosco Panjim, Goa kicked off with the grand welcome to the Tenth Successor of Don Bosco Reverend Father Angel Fernandez Artime with the Kunbi Shawl by past pupil Cedrick at Don Bosco Campus Panjim on September 6, 2022.. Read More


Salesian Rector Major Installs Father Clive Telles as Provincial of Panjim Province
10/09/2022.   #N.10067

Rector Major of the Society of Saint Francis De Sales and head of the Salesians all over the world, superior of Don Bosco institutions in 134 countries, 10th Successor of Don Bosco, Father Angel Fernandez Artime installed Father Clive Telles as the fourth Provincial of the Province of Panjim on Wednesday September 7, 2022 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Panjim.  . Read More


Rector Major celebrates Mass at crypt of Saint Francis Xavier in Old Goa
10/09/2022.  Goa #N.10070

At a solemn thanksgiving Eucharistic celebration on the feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, Rector Major Father Angel Fernandez Artime, called on the Salesians to inculcate a passionate heart of a missionary.  The Holy Mass was held at the Basilica of Bon Jesu in Old Goa on September 9, 2022.. Read More


RM Father Angel Celebrates Mass at Crypt of Saint Francis Xavier in Old Goa
10/09/2022.  Panjim, Goa #N.10073

At a solemn thanksgiving Eucharistic celebration on the feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, Rector Major Father Angel Fernandez Artime, called on the Salesians to inculcate a passionate heart of a missionary during the Holy Mass held at the Basilica of Bon Jesu in Old Goa on September 9, 2022.. Read More


Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav Kolkata Event Honours Salesians
10/09/2022.  Kolkata #N.10078

At an event marking Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav - 75 years of India’s independence - and Literacy Day, Church Art Kolkata honoured three Salesians for outstanding contributions to society along with several other eminent citizens at Indian Council for Cultural Relations Kolkata in Satyajit Ray auditorium on September 8, 2022. The Salesian achievers honoured were Bishop George Palliparambil of Miao diocese of Eastern Arunachal, Fr Sacria Nedumattathil of Don Bosco Human Resource Centre West Midnapore, and Fr. C.M. Paul, director of Radio Salesian Darjeeling. . Read More


Rector Major with the Salesians of Chennai and Pondy Region
06/09/2022.   #N.10061

More than 150 Salesians gathered this morning for the holy eucharist around the Rector Major at the Salesian Provincial house, Chennai. All the students of theology, brothers and the aspirants were also present for the Eucharist.  . Read More


Salesian Family Meets Rector Major at Don Bosco Beatitudes
06/09/2022.   #N.10062

Don Bosco Beatitudes received the Rector Major and the Salesian Family members on his last day of stay in the province of Chennai. All the sectors at the Don Bosco Beatitudes campus joined with enthusiasm to welcome the Rector Major. The beneficiaries of the different sectors, namely the parish, school, youth centre, women self-help groups, Tailoring and typing centre, Creche, Home for the aged, and the Nirmala primary school welcomed him warmly with a variety of cultural expressions - dances, songs and traditional music.. Read More


FMA Celebrates 100 Years in India
04/09/2022.   #N.10074

The Salesian Sisters’ (FMA- Daughters of Mary Help of Christians) centennial cultural bonanza took place on September 3, 2022, at the Auxilium College, Katpadi, in the august presence of the Rector Major Fr Fernandez Artime Angel, Mother General Chiara Cazzuola, General Councillors Sr. Mora Ruth del Pilar, Sr. Borja Runita and Sr. Celine Jacob, SDB and FMA Provincials and other dignitaries.. Read More


SDB RECTOR MAJOR JOINS THE CENTENARY CELEBRATION OF THE FMA IN INDIA
03/09/2022.   #N.10056

The Rector Major left Chennai for Vellore early this morning (03.09.2022) by the Double Decker Express train to join in the centenary celebration of the FMAs in India (1922-2022).. Read More


THE RECTOR MAJOR IN THE SALESIAN PROVINCE OF CHENNAI (INM), INDIA
02/09/2022.   #N.10054

The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime arrived in Chennai airport at 3.30 a.m. on 2nd September 2022. He was warmly welcomed to the Salesian Province of St. Thomas, the Apostle, Chennai (INM) by Rev. Fr. K.M Jose, the Provincial, Rev. Fr. Don Bosco, the Vice Provincial, Rev. Fr. Edwin Vasanthan, the Economer, Fr. John Christy, the Youth Pastoral Delegate Provincial and a few other INM Salesian confreres.. Read More


Rector Major in the Salesian Province of Chennai (INM), India
02/09/2022.   #N.10076

The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, arrived at Chennai airport at 3.30 a.m. on September 2, 2022. He was welcomed to the Salesian Province of St. Thomas, the Apostle, Chennai (INM) by Rev. Fr. K.M Jose, the Provincial, Rev. Fr. Don Bosco, the Vice Provincial, Rev. Fr. Edwin Vasanthan, the Economer, Fr. John Christy, the Youth Pastoral Delegate Provincial and INM Salesian confreres. . Read More


India – Province of INM Chennai awaits the Rector Major
01/09/2022.   #N.10052

South Asia region is all set to receive the Rector Major, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, as he will participate in the celebrations that mark the centenary of the FMA presence in India. This will be followed by a brief visit to the province of Chennai.. Read More


Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts (DBICA) Crosses Quarter Century
01/09/2022.  Chennai #N.10063

On Saturday 27th August 2022, Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts (DBICA) marked the milestone of the silver jubilee of its existence with a grand celebration at St. Bede School Auditorium at Santhome, Chennai, in the presence of the General Councillor for Social Communication Rev. Father Gildasio Mendes, SDB, as the chief guest. The historical moment in the Salesian Province of Chennai had the presence of the Provincial team, the past directors and prominent media personalities and a vibrant group of youth and adults. . Read More


In times of Climate Change, Students Empowered on Non-Conventional Energy
25/08/2022.  Tura, Meghalaya #N.10041

On 24th August, the Department of Physics, Don Bosco College,Tura organized a guest lecture for the science graduates  to mark the celebrations of National Renewable Energy Day or Akshay Urja Diwas. Shri Reuter Balzack M Sangma, an eminent educator from Tura Government College,was invited as the resource person.. Read More


DBC Tura reaches to Out-of-School Children and Youth
25/08/2022.  Tura #N.10042

The Meghalaya AIDS Control Society (MACS), in collaboration with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Red Ribbon Club (RRC), National Service Scheme (NSS) and Alumni Association of Don Bosco College, Tura, organised a two-day ‘Out of School Awareness Programme’ on the theme of Drugs and Alcohol Abuse, HIV-AIDS Awareness, Teenage Pregnancy and Career Guidance on August 22 and 23,2022. The programme was held at St. James U.P. School, A.Kimdora (Sampalgre) and Mother Angeles Secondary School, Jangga. Dr Ivonne M Sangma, West Garo Hills MCH Officer and Mr John Marak, Principal, Mother Angeles Secondary School, Jangga, led the sessions.. Read More


INTER-SCHOOL COMPETITIONS MARK 100 YEARS OF DON BOSCO IN NORTH EAST INDIA
16/08/2022.  Guwahati, Assam #N.10036

The Don Bosco School Excellence Mission (DBSEM) organized a one-day programme at Don Bosco School, Panbazar, Guwahati, for students across Don Bosco schools of the Province of Guwahati to commemorate the centenary of the arrival of the Salesians to Northeast India. Students from 23 schools numbering 125 across Assam and Meghalaya States participated in six events.   . Read More


Provincial Chapter cranks Sri Lankan Vice Province to address problems
13/08/2022.  Sri Lanka #N.10028

The 6th Provincial Chapter of the Vice Province of Sri Lanka was held from 8th August to 10th August 2022 in the provincial house, Dungalpitiya, Negombo, Sri Lanka. The theme was "A renewed Vice-Province". There were 34 members who took part in it. Father Susith Milroy SDB was the moderator and the Regional Councillor for South Asia Father Biju Michael SDB addressed the chapter members via Zoom.. Read More


ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ උප පළාතේ 6 වන පළාත් පරිච්ජේදය
13/08/2022.  Sri Lanka #N.10031

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ උප පළාතේ 6 වන පළාත් පරිච්ජේදය 2022 අගෝස්තු 8 සිට අගෝස්තු 10 දක්වා ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ, මීගමුව, දුන්ගල්පිටිය, පළාත් සභා මන්දිරයේදී පැවැත්විණි. එහි තේමාව වූයේ "අලුත් කළ උප පළාතක්" යන්නයි. ඊට සහභාගි වූ සාමාජිකයින් සංඛ්‍යාව 34 කි. සුසිත් මිල්රෝයි SDB පියතුමා උපසිරැසිකරු වූ අතර දකුණු ආසියාවේ ප්‍රාදේශීය සභා මන්ත්‍රී Biju Michael SDB පියතුමා Zoom හරහා පරිච්ඡේද සාමාජිකයින් ඇමතීය.  . Read More


Don Bosco Job Placement Network Kolkata Organizes Job Fair
11/08/2022.  Kolkata #N.10024

Don Bosco Job Placement Network, Kolkata, hosted its first Job Fair here at Nitika Don Bosco, Tangra. More than 160 youth registered for the event. Seven companies, namely Quess Corp, Samuel Fitze Company Pvt. Ltd, NIIT- ICICI Bank, Lifestyle International Pvt., Okay Call Centre, Teamlease and Employment Provider, recruited youth. . Read More


Don Bosco Job Placement Network, Kolkata organizes its first Job Fair
10/08/2022.  Kolkata #N.10208

Amidst the rise of unemployed youth in the country, Don Bosco Job Placement Network, Kolkata, today hosted its first Job Fair here at Nitika Don Bosco, Tangra. More than 160 youth registered for the event out of which 91 came for the interview.. Read More







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