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Ordained as Priests to Love the Unloved
29/04/2021.  Chennai #N.9652
Posted by MATTHEWS Dominic , Chennai
News in Salesian Family, Vocation

On April 28, 2021, five Salesians, Arockia Anbu, Arun Sagayaraj, Gabriel Selvakumar, Gabriel Paulraj C, and Devaraj Jayaraj, were ordained priests in the Salesian Province of Chennai at Don Bosco Katpadi by the Salesian Archbishop Emeritus Chinnappa Malayappan D.D. Though scheduled to be ordained in December 2020, the pandemic and its resurgence made the celebrations postponed for a while. However, the service was conducted in compliance with the COVID protocol.. Read More

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First Indian Salesian General Councilor Dies
24/04/2021.  Kolkata #N.9651
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education Higher , Evangelization, Salesian Family, The Regional

Fr. Thomas Panakezham also known as P.C. Thomas died at the hospice of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Hosur Road, Bangalore, at 2.25 pm on 24th April 2021. He was 91 years old.. Read More

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Salesian Author Lawrence Susai Publishes New Book on Management Studies
23/04/2021.  Chennai #N.9650
Posted by SWAMINATHAN Stanislaus, Chennai
News in Administration, Education, Education Higher

The book 'Organizational Behaviour and Management Process' authored by Father Lawrence Susai, a Salesian Priest of Chennai Province and Secretary of Don Bosco Polytechnic College, Thirukazhikundram, was released by the Provincial of Chennai Province Father K M Jose on 17 April 2021. Father Stanislaus Swaminathan, a mentor and friend who inspired the author, received the first copy. The book could ignite the minds of management students and Salesian Educators in India towards upward mobility in knowledge building. . Read More

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Religious Institute Founder archbishop dies
18/04/2021.  Kolkata #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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Don Bosco Tech Skills First Batch of Students in Data Centre Operations Management
16/04/2021.  New Delhi #N.9648
Posted by George Mathew, New Delhi
News in Don Bosco Plus, Don Bosco Tech India, Education Technical, Success Story, Youth

The first batch of trainees in the Data Centre Operations Management Course formally graduated on April 11, 2021, at Don Bosco Skill Mission, Bangalore. Father Biju Michael, Regional Counsellor for South Asia, presided over the programme. The 23 graduates hailing from the Indian States of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala expressed great satisfaction at the training and the homely stay at Don Bosco Skill Mission.. Read More

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Training for Office and Support Staff of Salesian College
15/04/2021.  Kolkata #N.9647
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Bosco Training , Education, Formation, Skills Training, Social Life

Salesian College Sonada held a day-long training program for the Office and Support Staff of Siliguri and Sonada Campuses. About 30 plus office and support staff participated in the first-ever such program held in Salesian College.. Read More

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Father C M Paul's review on Mother Teresa book gets rave review
15/04/2021.  Bangalore #N.9646
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Education, Media, Missions

A review by Father C. M. Paul, a Salesian of the Province of Kolkata, on the latest book 'Mother Teresa: The Saint and Her Nation', gets rave review in the Balkan countries. The book is written by University of Birmingham Prof. Gezim Alpion, probably the most authoritative Mother Teresa scholar.. Read More

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Don Bosco College of Agriculture Produces Organic Jaggery
15/04/2021.  Panjim #N.9645
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Agronomy/Agrotech, Education Higher , Life and Health

Don Bosco College of Agriculture (DBCA), Sulcorna, has successfully produced 150 kgs. of chemical-free organic jaggery from sugarcane grown on campus using only organic manure and pesticides. . Read More

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Father Sebastian Vadakethannikal, a Salesian who cared for children on the street, passed away
15/04/2021.  New Delhi #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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Bosco Youth Pray for Peace in Myanmar
12/04/2021.  Bangalore #N.9643
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in DBYES, Youth, Youth Groups

Bosco Youth Bangalore organized ''Diving Mercy Rosary'' and prayed for Myanmar, currently undergoing political turmoil. Twenty-four young persons gathered together to pray for peace, freedom and the restoration of democracy in Myanmar at Don Bosco Provincial House, Bangalore, on April 11, 2021, at 3 pm. . Read More

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