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TNPCRI Hold Training Programme for Social Work Coordinators
08/12/2013.  Chennai #N.6861
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Social Development, Social Ministry

A training programme on 'Rights-based Approach to Social Work' was held on 27-28 November for the social work coordinators of the various religious congregations and provinces of Tamilnadu-Pondicherry region of the CRI at the Salesian Provincial House, Chennai. For the 51 participants from 24 congregations who took part in the two-day programme organized by the national CRISEC (CRI Socio Economic Concerns), it was an eye-opener. . Read More

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18 Salesian Cooperators Make Promise in Chennai
27/11/2013.  Chennai #N.6844
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Chennai
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family

On 17th November, 18 aspirant-Cooperators from Chennai Province made their promise during a solemn Eucharistic celebration presided over by Fr. Jayapalan Raphael SDB, Provincial at Don Bosco Chapel, Gandhinagar, Vellore. Among the newly enrolled Cooperators, 8 are from Arni unit, 4 from Anmarudai unit, 3 from St. Mary's, Chennai, and one each from Ayanavaram, Chetpet and Pallikonda. . Read More

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Chennai Province Celeberates Missionary Day
27/11/2013.  Chennai #N.6842
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Youth, Evangelization, Youth Groups, Vocation

The Salesian Province of Chennai celebrated its first ever Provincial Missionary Day by bringing together missionaries, aspiring missionaries and members of missionary groups from various houses - in all about 190 persons under one roof at Don Bosco Boys' Home, Perambur, on Sunday 24th November. The beautifully decorated hall and a well-prepared little missionary exhibition helped create a missionary ambience and stimulate missionary enthusiasm among the participants. . Read More

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Two Salesians from Chennai Depart as Missionaries to Canada
16/09/2013.  Chennai #N.6690
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Chennai  - 1 Comments
News in Salesian Family, Evangelization, Rector Major, The Regional, Parish / Church, Religion, Vocation, Salesian Society

Fr. Rajkumar Fernando and Fr. John Louis Mariapragasam of the Province of Chennai left for Canada on 15 September to take up ministry in the archdiocese of Edmonton. They will be part of the Salesian Province of the United States - East (SUE), as Salesian presences in Canada come under the jurisdiction of SUE. It was in response to the request of the Rector Major that the province of Chennai (INM) accepted to help out the Salesian presences in Edmonton, which is badly in need of priests. Fr. Rajkumar will be placed at St. Andrews Parish in Edmonton and Fr. John Louis at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Sherwood Park.. Read More

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Chennai Salesian Family begins Year of Spirituality in preparation for Don Bosco Bicentenary
18/08/2013.  Chennai #N.6645
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Chennai
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Parish / Church, Anniversary, DB Alumni, Salesian Society

A three-hour programme of animation on Don Bosco's Spirituality marked the launching of the third year in preparation for the bicentenary of Don Bosco's birth by the Salesian Family in Chennai, at St. Mary's Co-Cathedral on 17 August. Salesian Family members of Chennai took part in the event in large numbers. The resource persons for the day were Fr. Jayapalan Raphael, provincial of Chennai, Fr. Andrew Wong, Regional Councillor of East Asia-Oceania and currently Extraordinary Visitor of Chennai Province, Fr. Anthonyraj Chinnappan, vice-provincial of Chennai, and Fr. Lourdusamy Arockiadoss.. Read More

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Sports Day at Sacred Heart: A Day of Inspiration and Perspiration
17/08/2013.  Chennai #N.6631
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Higher , Sports, Social Life

The scintillating display of athletic power and poise at the 62nd Annual Sports Day of Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, on 14 August, was fittingly graced by the presence of two world-renowned sports persons: India's Champion of Champions Para-athlete and Arjuna and Padma Shri awardee Dr. Ms Malathi Holla and Padma Shri Syed Kirmani, former wicket keeper of the Indian Cricket team on the stage along with Dr. A. Amuldoss, Director of the Dept of Physical Education, Tiruvalluvar University, who presided over the function. . Read More

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Journalism Workshop for Young Salesians in Chennai
14/08/2013.  Chennai #N.6627
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Youth, Media

A two-day workshop on news writing, editing and reporting was held on 10-11 August for the correspondents of Bosco Information Service (BIS) of the Chennai Province. The programme, in which nine young Salesians participated, was held in the high-tech SIGA Communication Lab in Chennai and was led by Fr. Louis Kumpiluvelil, the BIS Coordinator of the Province, and Fr. P. T. Joseph, the webmaster of Don Bosco India website. . Read More

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Chennai Province welcomes Fr. Andrew Wong, Extraordinary Visitor
26/07/2013.  Chennai #N.6576
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Salesian Family, Rector Major, The Regional, Administration, Salesian Society

r. Andrew Wong, Regional Councillor for East Asia-Oceania (EAO), who has been deputed by the Rector Major to do the Extraordinary Canonical Visitation of the Province of Chennai, arrived in Chennai on 21st July 2013. He was received in traditional fashion with a ponnadai (golden shawl of honour) by Fr. Rosario Krishnaraj in the presence of a large number of Salesians and young people. . Read More

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Sacred Heart College Enters the Elite Group of Colleges in India
26/07/2013.  Chennai #N.6575
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Higher , Social Life, Curricula Development, Education

Double celebrations rocked the campus of Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, on 17 July 2013 with the successful outcome of the NAAC team visit and the inauguration of the reach-out programmes for the academic year 2013-2014. Fr. Maria Susai SDB, the former Principal, and Fr. A.T. Thomas, the former Additional Principal, were the chief guests of the day. . Read More

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Chennai Vocation Camp 2013 - Days of Non-stop Learning and Serendipitous Discoveries
08/05/2013.  Chennai #N.6441
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Youth, Salesian Family, Formation, Youth Groups

The 21-day-long Vocation Camp 2013 of the Province of Chennai which opened on May 1 is going ahead full steam these days at Don Bosco, Tirupattur. The 84 participants include 9 college graduates, 20 Class XII and 55 Class X boys from the six dioceses of the province - Ooty, Dharmapuri, Vellore, Chinglepet, Pondy and Madras-Mylapore. The camp is the culmination of a year-long work carried out by the provincial vocation promoter Fr. Parthibanraj. . Read More

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