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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

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

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

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

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

SA Delegates of Social Communication and Formation Meet at Guwahati
05/08/2022.  Guwahati #N.10022

The Provincial delegates of South Asia for Social Communication and Formation met at Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati to discuss on the theme, “Towards a Salesian Proposal for formation in Digital world: Educational Ethics and Pastoral Aesthetics”. The joint meet is scheduled from August 2 to 5. The presence of the Councillor for formation Father Ivo Coelho and the Councillor for Social Communication Father Gildasio Mendes and their team members from Rome, together with the provincials in charge of Communication and Formation at the South Asia level, Father K.M. Jose and Father Jose Koyickal did add a greater force and credibility to the meeting. . Read More

New Lease of Life for Differently Abled Youth
04/08/2022.  Bangalore #N.10020

Sneha (27), differently abled, was looked after by her mother for several years until her death a few months back. She was then looked after by her maternal uncle and another good-hearted lady, Lourdumary, who cared for her as a family member. But the time has come for Sneha for more care and attention than before. Hence, the Salesian Cooperators at Lingarajapuram decided to take Sneha to the Missionaries of Charity for more care.    . Read More

Good Father PJ Thomas Laid to Rest in Guwahati
29/07/2022.  Guwahati #N.10016

Fr. Punnolikunnel (PJ) Thomas (87) was given a fitting farewell by the Salesian Province of Guwahati and the church in northeast India on 28th of July, 2022. Most. Rev. Thomas Menamparambil SDB, Archbishop emeritus of Guwahati, was joined by more than 85 Priests, many religious and laity in the funeral mass of Fr. PJ Thomas which was held at St. Joseph's Co-Cathedral Church, Pan Bazar. The mortal remains of the holy Salesian was then laid to rest in the Christian Cemetery at Uzan Bazar. The funeral rites were presided over by Fr. Januarius S. Sangma SDB, the provincial.   . Read More

Job Fair at Don Bosco Technical School Shillong
25/07/2022.  Shillong #N.10013

Don Bosco Technical School, Shillong partnering with AIDA Don Bosco Job Placement Service organized a job placement drive for young people who are qualified in skill training. . Read More

Employment Opportunities Provided to Youth at K.G.F and Kottayam
14/07/2022.  KGF, Kolar, Karnataka, Kottayam, Kerala #N.10003

As a response to the widespread unemployment among the educated youth especially in the aftermath of the COVID pandemic, the Bangalore Rural Educational and Development Society (BREADS) through the Don Bosco Job Placement Network (JPN) Bangalore, collaborated with Don Bosco institutions in Karnataka and Kerala to organize job fairs.. Read More

Salesian Co-operators Begin Revamping Process
11/07/2022.  Kochi #N.10000

After a break due to COVID-19, Coordinators and Delegates of Salesian co-operators of the Province of Bangalore gathered at Don Bosco Vaduthala, Kochi, on July 9, 2022, to assess the identity and roles of Co-operators in the past three years and take forward to the future with renewed vitality and clarity. Mr CJ Joseph, the province coordinator, planned the day with Father Gilbert Choondal SDB, the Province Delegate. Around 35 people from local centres, coordinators, SDB & FMA delegates and Province Council members from Kerala and Karnataka participated in the meeting.. Read More

07/07/2022.  Chennai #N.9994

With the end of semester examinations and students making a shift into the next step of their life,taking up careers in the industry, to equip the students with the media skills driving the Job Market, the Department of Visual Communication, Don Bosco Arts and Science Collegeorganized“Don Bosco Media Confab 2022” - a one day seminar for the all undergraduate students to meet and interact with top experts from the Media Industry and directlylearn from them, the contemporary trends in the field of Advertising, Radio and Television.. Read More

Don Bosco Vazhikaatti Organizes Job Fair for Socially Marginalized Youth
05/07/2022.  Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu #N.9989

Don Bosco Vazhikaatti, Trichy, and Don Bosco Job Placement Network India, in association with Madurai Legal Awareness Coordination Committee (MLACC), organized a job fair for the youth belonging to marginalized communities in Madurai on June 26, 2022. Eight recruiters and 110 job seekers participated, and more than 90 issued job placement letters.  . Read More

Capability Enhancement of Unskilled Youth
05/07/2022.  New Delhi #N.9990

Don Bosco Job Placement Network India, with the Macquarie Group Foundation, provided employability skill training for unskilled youth for a better livelihood. Six hundred and fifty-six youth benefited from six online training programmes.  . Read More

Local Delegates, Coordinators of Association of the Salesian Cooperators Meet in Trichy
30/06/2022.   #N.9985

Province Level Annual orientation Programme of the Association of the Salesian Cooperators was organized for all the local delegates and local coordinators on 26th June 2022, Sunday at the FMA Provincial House, Manikandam, Trichy. There were 48 participants, who were SDBs, FMAs and Cooperators. Fr.Agilan SDB, the Salesian Provincial of Trichy and Sr.Margaret FMA, the FMA Provincial of Trichy Province presided over the function.. Read More

Job Fair at Don Bosco College Golaghat, Assam
29/06/2022.  Golaghat , Assam #N.9978

AIDA- Don Bosco Job Placement Service organised a placement drive at Don Bosco College Golaghat, Assam, on June 27, 2022.. Read More

Job Fair Provides Opportunities for 200
29/06/2022.  New Delhi #N.9980

Don Bosco Job Placement Network, India & Bosco Delhi, in association with Don Bosco Technical Institute, Okhla, New Delhi, organized a Job Fair on June 25, 2022. More than 300 job seekers participated, and around 200 were provided job opportunities.. Read More

Sunday Catechesis with a Difference
29/06/2022.  Bangalore #N.9979

Don Bosco Church, Lingarajapuram, Bangalore, has initiated the Sunday Catechesis with novelties like fun with faith, faith games, pilgrimages, homework sheet cards and activities.  . Read More

Don Bosco Job Placement Network Kolkata Organizes Employability Skill Training
29/06/2022.  Kolkata, West Bengal #N.9983

DB SERVE Nitika, Kolkata and Don Bosco Job Placement Network India, in association with Naturals - the unisex salon chain, organized Employment Skill Training on June 24, 2022. . Read More

Pope’s Day Seminar, DBTC
29/06/2022.  Chennai #N.9995

On 29 th June, the Pope’s Day Seminar was held at Don Bosco Theological Centre, Kavarapettai, Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu. “On Synodality: The Specific Modus Vivendi (Way of Being) et Operandi (Way of Living) of the Church in India” was the theme of the Seminar. Fr. Arnald Mahesh SDB, Dean of Philosophy, St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bangalore, delivered the keynote address. The chain of questions that he has proposed kept the listenersengaged and called for more reflections.. Read More

National Meet of AfsanDB at Chennai
20/06/2022.  Chennai #N.9969

A gathering of sixty former Salesians and Past Pupils of Don Bosco formation houses from all over India spend two days re-living their Don Bosco days at the Citadel, Chennai, on June 12, 2022, under the banner of the Association of former Salesians, aspirants and novices of Don Bosco (AfsanDB). . Read More

India - Digital Salesians Learn to Tackle Media Addiction
14/06/2022.  India #N.9974

The members of Boscom South Asia(Social Communication delegates of the provinces) attended a session on how to tackle media addiction on the digital platform, organized under the aegis of the Salesian School of Social Communication (SSSC) Rome. Dr Manoj Kumar Sharma, Professor of Clinical Psychology, NIHMANS, Bangalore, and founder and coordinator of SHUT Clinic (Service for Healthy Use of Technology), India's first tech deaddiction clinic, handled the session on June 9, 2022.. Read More

Staff Training Enhances Knowledge on Substance Use and Prevention among Young
01/06/2022.  Bangalore #N.9963

Bangalore Rural Educational and Development Society (BREADS) Bangalore organised a two-day staff training on May 20 and 21, 2022, for the members of the DREAM (Drug Rehabilitation Education and Mentoring) programme at Don Bosco Provincial House, Bangalore.. Read More

Young Men Committed to Follow Don Bosco Way
28/05/2022.  Shillong #N.9961

Twenty-three novices and twelve clerics in temporary affiliation made their commitment to follow Christ in the Don Bosco way by professing to be the members of the Salesian Congregation.. Read More

Fr Bernard Fernandes – an Accomplished Educator, Benevolent Father and Amazing Friend Passes Away
26/05/2022.  Mumbai #N.9959

Father Bernard Fernandes SDB (INB) passed away on May 24 after suffering a cardiac arrest. Father Bernard leaves behind a legacy that one can only dream of imitating. He has contributed generously to the education sector for more than a decade. The teachers under his mentorship and students under his tutelage have felt his warm Salesian educative presence in their lives.   . Read More

Marian Procession goes 100th Year with Century-Old Statue
24/05/2022.  Shillong #N.9941

The 100th Marian procession, organized by Mawlai Parish in the Khasi Jaintia region, with the statue of Mary Help of Christians brought by the first missionaries in 1922, recalled the Marian procession of May 24, 1922, in Shillong, North East India.. Read More

DB College Angadikadavu Accredited with B++
18/05/2022.  Kerala #N.9930

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous institution of the University Grants Commission, has awarded Don Bosco Arts & Science College, Angadikadavu, Kerala, with a B++ grade. Don Bosco College is the first among the Self-financing colleges in Kannur University to be graded with B++ in recognition of its ‘Quality Status’ among the Higher Educational Institutions in the first cycle of accreditation. . Read More

Salesian Province of Shillong Celebrates 4th Provincial Chapter
18/05/2022.  Shillong #N.9933

The 4th Provincial Chapter of St. John Paul II, Shillong Province, began with the Holy Eucharist presided over by Most Rev. Victor Lyngdoh DD, Archbishop of Shillong. Father Biju Michael SDB, the Regional Councillor for South Asia, and other priests of the Chapter concelebrated. Father Paul Olphindro Lyngkot SDB, Provincial, declared the 4th Provincial Chapter open, and Father K J Anthony SDB moderated the Chapter.. Read More

Eco-Fest Creates Environment Consciousness among Students
17/05/2022.  Chennai #N.9926

The Eco Club at Fatima School Kodambakkam, Chennai, organized an Eco-Fest to instil in the students an environmental consciousness and thus to take responsibility for protecting the environment from further destruction.. Read More

College Students Paint Public Wall
15/05/2022.  Chennai #N.9928

The Visual Communication students of Auxilium College, Vellore, took on their paint and brush with a mission to decorate the walls of a neighbouring railway station to prevent the public from marring the walls with graffiti.  . Read More

D Vaibavi to Represent at Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate Championship
13/05/2022.  Chennai #N.9918

“I want to participate in Olympic Games and win the gold medal for the country,” says a 10-year-old karate kid, D Vaibavi. A student of Fatima Matriculation School, Kodambakkam, Vaibavi, is thrilled as she will represent at the 18th Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate Open International Championship 2022 at Ipoh City, Malaysia. The event will take place from May 27 to 29, 2022. . Read More

Chief Minister of TN Releases Book on Career Guidance Authored by Salesian
12/05/2022.  Chennai #N.9916

A book on career guidance titled ‘100 TIPS for Career Choices and Success in Life’, written by Father Raj Mariasusai SDB, was released by the Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M. K. Stalin. The book is a collection of 100 columns of various studies and job opportunities. It bridges the gap between education and employment. The columns were written by the author for hundred weeks continuously in DTNEXT, an English daily from the Daily Thanthi group, India’s leading Tamil newspaper.. Read More

Job Fair for Differently-abled
09/05/2022.  Bangalore #N.9913

Don Bosco Job Placement Network (JPN), in collaboration with Bangalore Rural Education and Development Society (BREADS), organised a unique service for the community of differently-abled job seekers in Bangalore on April 29, 2022. Together with Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, JPN organised an exclusive job fair in Bell Hotel – Majestic for more than 100 candidates with varying levels of disability. . Read More

Pope appoints Fr.Nirmol Gomes Bishop of Krishnagar
04/05/2022.  Kolkata #N.9911

Pope Francis appointed former Provincial of Kolkata province Father Nirmol Gomes as the new Bishop of Krishnagar. He is seventh Salesian Bishop of the diocese established in 1886, and 12th Salesian College Sonada alumnus made Bishop.   Born on 8th February 1959 in Ranaghat, in the diocese of Krishnagar Fr Gomes entered Salesian aspirantate at Bandel, and completed his novitiate at Sunnyside, Shillong on 24th May 1979.   After his philosophy studies in Sonada, Darjeeling, he pursued his theological studies at the Pontifical Salesian University in Rome, where he was awarded a doctorate in the science of education.    Fr. Gomes 63, was ordained priest on 22nd July 1989, in his native town of Ranaghat in Nadia district.    . Read More

SIGA Celebrates Platinum College Day
27/04/2022.  Chennai #N.9907

To mark the Platinum Jubilee of SIGA, an institute of graphic arts and printing technology, the President of the All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP), Pasupathy Chander, graced the College and Parents Day Celebrations at SIGA Polytechnic College, Chennai. SIGA has been known for its graphic arts technical education for the youth since 1952.  . Read More

Salesian Province of Bangalore Kick-Starts PC 15
25/04/2022.  Bangalore #N.9905

The 15th Provincial Chapter of the Salesian Province of Bangalore began at Kristu Jyoti College, Bangalore, on April 24, 2022, to discuss the implementation of the General Chapter with the theme, ‘What Kind of Salesians for the Youth of Today. In the presence of ninety-six delegates and Salesian Family members, Father Jose Koyickal, Provincial, inaugurated PC 15.  . Read More

Bosco Seva Kendra releases BOLD Report: Strategic Planning for Six years 2022-2028
24/04/2022.  Hyderabad #N.9875

Bosco Seva Kendra (BSK), Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad, 24 April 2022: On the 30th Pearl Anniversary of the Salesian Province of St Joseph, Hyderabad, Bosco Seva Kendra (BSK), the Planning and Development of the Province, released the BOLD (Better Opportunities for Learning and Development) report which is a study and evaluation of all the communities done from August 2021 to January 2022 and it is a strategic planning process for Six years (2022-2028). It was released by Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar, sdb and Father Medabalimi Balaswamy, sdb in the presence of Father Bellamkonda Sudhakar, sdb the executive director of BSK. Through BOLD, BSK evaluated five categories, namely, 1. Schools & Colleges, 2. Technical Schools, 3. Parishes, 4. Youth Services and 5. Young at Risk.. Read More

Father Thattil Chacko Passes Away
19/04/2022.  Hyderabad #N.9874

Salesian Province of St Joseph loses yet another stalwart and a pioneer who toiled relentlessly in the Lord's vineyard. Father Thattil Chacko, sdb, aged 81 died while being treated at Vijay Marie Hospital on 19 April 2022. He suffered from severe Parkinson’s disease for almost 20 years. He was active and effective in his ministry serving the people entrusted to his care to the best of his ability. His mission in Ravulapalem, Mariapuram and Odisha speaks volumes about his pastoral zeal for souls and for God's greater glory.. Read More

YESS Forum to be held on Earth Day
14/04/2022.  Bangalore #N.9901

The YESS Forum 2022 [Youth Empowerment for Sustainability and Social Impact], a hybrid summit, will be held on Earth Day, April 22, 2022. The Forum launched by Bosconet will unfold the sustainability landscape of Don Bosco Network along with its CSR partners. It will showcase innovative models and initiatives undertaken by non-profits, start-ups, corporate CSR teams, and other stakeholders in education, sustainable livelihoods, environment, and women empowerment. The discussions from this Forum will guide actors in the development sector to incorporate proven models and innovative ideas in their interventions aimed at marginalized youth.. Read More

GREEN ARMY at Don Bosco Matriculation School, Adamangalam (Veeralur Mission)
13/04/2022.  Chennai #N.9873

The students of Don Bosco Matriculation School, Adamangalam (Veeralur Mission) took another leap to save Mother Nature by forming a group called DON BOSCO GREEN ARMY on 08th of April 2022. . Read More

Don Bosco Chennai FC Selects Under 15 Football Players
07/04/2022.  Chennai #N.9870

Don Bosco Sports Academy of the Salesian Province of Chennai (INM) conducted the Don Bosco Chennai FC U15 dawn to dusk selection tournament at Don Bosco School Perambur. The selection process was attended by 100 junior members of the Salesian Oratories in Chennai. . Read More

Literary Festival at Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur
07/04/2022.  Chennai #N.9872

The Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, hosted a Literary Festival in collaboration with the District Administration of Tirupattur. It was presided over by Amar Kushwaha, IAS, District Collector of Tirupattur, and Jeyamohan, an Indian author, who gave the inaugural talk and declared open the Festival. . Read More

NIRAIVAGAM conducts a webinar on “Parenting the Children with Autism”
05/04/2022.  Chennai #N.9869

NIRAIVAGAM conducted a webinar on “Parenting the children with Autism” on the world Autism Awareness Day on 2nd of April 2022.. Read More

Celebrating the birthday of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin as Humanitarian Day in our Salesian Parish, Broadway Chennai, India.
05/04/2022.  Chennai #N.9871

On 28th of March, the birthday of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin was celebrated as Humanitarian Day in our Salesian Parish, Broadway. Mr. P. K. Sekar Babu, the Minister of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department and Member of the Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu and Mr. S. Peter Alphonse, the current Chairman of State Minorities Commission, Tamil Nadu, were the chief guests for the Humanitarian Celebration Day which was held at St. Francis Xavier’s Church and SAGAYA MADHA Shrine, Broadway, Chennai.. Read More

Farmers' Stop in Andamans; a Social Development Project by Don Bosco Institute
29/03/2022.  Chennai #N.9867

Don Bosco Institute of Sustainable and Holistic Advancement (DISHA), Andamans, has initiated 'FARMERS' STOP', a marketing place where farmers benefit by trading their commodities directly.. Read More

Don Bosco Youth Cleans-up Beach
24/03/2022.  Sri Lanka #N.9866

The littered plastic waste and heaped-up dirt along Dungalapitya beach, behind Don Bosco Provincial House, were removed by Don Bosco Youth on March 20, 2022.. Read More

13 Clerics ordained Deacons in Chennai
23/03/2022.  Chennai #N.9865

A great day of jubilation for the Province of Chennai as seven clerics of Chennai Province, four clerics of Tiruchy Province and two Josephites clerics were ordained as Deacons by the Archbishop of Madras-Mylapore, Most Rev Dr George Antonysamy, with Rt Rev Dr Jeromedhas Varuvel SDB, Bishop Emeritus of Kuzhithurai and former Novice Master, Father KM Jose SDB, Provincial of Chennai Province, Father Agilan Sarprasadam SDB, Provincial of Tiruchy and Father Bellarmine Fernando, Rector of Don Bosco Theological Centre, at St. Mary's Co-Cathedral, Chennai, on the solemnity of St. Joseph, March 19, 2022.. Read More

Regional of South Asia Unveils Statue of Don Bosco at Trasi
21/03/2022.  Panjim #N.9860

The Regional Councillor for the Salesians of South Asia, Father Biju Michael SDB, unveiled the statue of Don Bosco at Don Bosco Trasi, Karnataka, Panjim Province. He was on a visit to facilitate the consultation for the new Provincial. 18 Salesians from the six houses of Karnataka took part in the consultation process. . Read More

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Farmers` Stop in Andamans; a Social Development Project by Don Bosco Institute
13 Clerics ordained Deacons in Chennai
Don Bosco Youth Cleans-up Beach
Literary Festival at Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur
Father Thattil Chacko Passes Away
Don Bosco Chennai FC Selects Under 15 Football Players
NIRAIVAGAM conducts a webinar on “Parenting the Children with Autism”
Celebrating the birthday of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin as Humanitarian Day in our Salesian Parish, Broadway Chennai, India.
Bosco Seva Kendra releases BOLD Report: Strategic Planning for Six years 2022-2028
GREEN ARMY at Don Bosco Matriculation School, Adamangalam (Veeralur Mission)

Father Thattil Chacko Passes Away
Literary Festival at Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur
Don Bosco Chennai FC Selects Under 15 Football Players
Farmers` Stop in Andamans; a Social Development Project by Don Bosco Institute
Don Bosco Youth Cleans-up Beach