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Fr Mathew Thekkekara SDB Laid to Rest
05/03/2021.  Bangalore #N.9617
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Salesian Family, SPCSA, Spirituality, Youth

Fr Mathew Thekkekara (TV Mathew), 74, died on March 1 at Mamma Margaret Home, Aluva, due to Cardiac Respiratory Arrest was laid to rest in Don Bosco Bhavan Mannuthy cemetery on March 4. Rt. Rev Tony Neelankavil, Auxiliary Bishop of Thrissur Arch Diocese, officiated the funeral service in the first part and Fr Jose Koyickal, Provincial with Mass and final rites. . Read More

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Salesian Provincial Conference of South Asia Meets in Bangalore
26/02/2021.  Bangalore #N.9608
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Salesian Society, SPCSA, The Regional

The 37th SPCSA Council met at Don Bosco Provincial House Bangalore on 25th -26th February 2021. . Read More

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Fr Jose Koyickal Takes Over Reins of Sacred Heart Province of Bangalore
12/02/2021.  Bangalore #N.9596
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in DB Alumni, Media, Salesian Society

In gratitude to God, Our Blessed Mother and Don Bosco, Fr Jose Koyickal took over the reins of the Province from Fr Joyce (Mathew) Thonikuzhiyil as the eighth provincial of the Sacred Heart Province of Bangalore during the Eucharistic celebration presided over by Fr Biju Michael, Councilor for the South Asia Region on February 11, 2021. . Read More

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DBBM, Cradle of Salesian Formation Celebrates Golden Jubilee
04/02/2021.  Bangalore #N.9586
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in DB Alumni, Rector Major, Salesian Society, Spirituality, The Regional, Vocation, Youth at Risk

Don Bosco Bhavan Mannuthy, the cradle of Salesian formation for the Province of Bangalore, celebrated its Golden Jubilee of Foundation on January 30, 2021. Fr Joyce Thonikuzhiyil, Provincial, with Fr Jose Koyickal, Vice-provincial and the provincial designate, and Salesians, presided over the thanksgiving Holy Eucharist. Fifty lamps representing the fifty years were placed at the altar at the beginning of the Mass, reminding the fifty graceful and rays-filled years of Don Bosco Bhavan. The Jubilee candle lit for the past 364 days was lit once again by Fr John PK, Rector, in gratitude to God for the blessings. . Read More

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INK-Bangalore Blessed with 12 New Priests
12/01/2021.  Bangalore #N.9568
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Agencies, Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, The Regional, Vocation

The call of Jesus, to be fishers of men (Mathew 4:19) in the Don Bosco way, were heeded by four from Karnataka and eight from Kerala for the Province of Bangalore this year. The Sacred Heart Province of Bangalore (INK) is blessed with 12 new priests in the latter half of 2020 and at the beginning of 2021. Though the current pandemic protocol laid down restrictions, the ordination to the priesthood of these deacons was solemnized in the best way possible, attended by Salesians, relatives and well-wishers.. Read More

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Congratulations to Fr Jose Thomas Koyickal, New Provincial Nominated
11/12/2020.  Bangalore #N.9546
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Media, SPCSA, The Regional

The Rector Major with the consent of the General Council has nominated Fr Jose Koyickal as the Provincial of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bangalore. . Read More

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Bangalore Province Releases Child Safeguarding Policies
18/10/2020.  Bangalore #N.9506
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in BOSCO Out Reach, ChildEducare, Counselling, Education, Education Higher , Education School, Rector Major, Salesian Society, SPCSA

The Planning and Development Organisation (PDO; BREADS Bangalore) of the Province of Bangalore, to provide clarity through relevant policies to accomplish its goals, has drafted and released the Child Safeguarding Policies (CSPs) as supportive references for child-related sectors in the Province. The CSPs are for various sectors in the Province like childcare institutions, social work centres, schools, colleges, skill training centres, parishes, aspirantates, pre-novitiate, novitiate, philosophates, and the theologate.. Read More

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A song of hope and courage
18/09/2020.  Bangalore #N.9478
Posted by KALAVANAL Joseph , Bangalore
News in Development Office, Disasters, Life and Health, Social Development, Social Ministry

A song of hope and courage. The Salesians of Don Bosco Veedu,Trivandrum, Kerala, India have a music video narrating some of their humanitarian intervention during the pandemic.. Read More

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Father Anthony Mahimai Dass Awarded Doctorate in Church History
08/07/2020.  Bangalore #N.9420
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Education, Education and Culture, Education Higher , Evangelization, Formation, Language and Cultures, Missions, Parish / Church, Profiles, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Success Story, The Regional

Father Anthony Mahimai Dass of the Salesian Province of Bangalore [INK], successfully defended his doctoral research thesis titled ''Jesuit Letters and Mysore History: Annual Letters and Relations of Mysore Mission as Source for the Secular History of Mysore Kingdom from AD 1648 till 1704'' at the Gregorian University, Rome, on 06 July 2020. The thesis was guided by Dr Vitor D�lio Jacinto de Mendon�a, SJ. . Read More

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Wholesome Well-being during COVID-19 Lockdown by INK Salesians
10/04/2020.  Bangalore #N.9328
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Development Office, Disasters, Rector Major, Social Ministry, SPA-India, The Regional

The Salesians of Don Bosco, Bangalore Province, in collaboration with BREADS, the Development Office of the Province, have left no stone unturned regarding the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs of people during the COVID-19 lockdown. The Salesian institutions across Kerala and Karnataka have offered 10,000 food kits to 16629 persons as of now and many more in the future. The cooked food packets are being distributed to 1050 persons daily from the two Salesian centres. 61000 masks were stitched by Don Bosco tailoring centres, SHG women and volunteers and distributed to hospital staff, police personnel, health officials, vendors, shop keepers and the general public. Fr. Joy Nedumparambil, Executive Director, BREADS, oversees with his team the humanitarian mission across the states.. Read More

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