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Rev. Bro. Paul Bikho, SDB leaves for his Eternal Reward
24/02/2014.  INC #N.6967
Posted by Anil Kumar TOPPO, Kolkata
News in Salesian Family, Evangelization, Success Story, Social Development, Vocation, Obituary

With deep sorrow the Salesian Province of Kolkata Communicates the demise of REV. BR. PAUL BIKHO, SDB at 10:20 PM on 23 February, 2014. A requiem Mass will be offered at Don Bosco Park Circus at 12:30 PM on 24 February, 2014. The funeral is on Thursday, 27 February, 2014 at 1:30 PM at Bandel Basilica.. Read More »

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GC27: Coverage and information for the whole Salesian Family
20/02/2014.  INC #N.6966
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Youth, Spirituality, Chapter, Salesian Family, Media, Rector Major, Salesian Society

. (ANS - Rome) - We are now just few days from the start of the 27th General Chapter (GC27). The Salesian Information Agency will offer the entire Salesian Family several channels of communication and information on the Chapter which is ''the supreme authority'' in the Congregation (Article 120 of the Constitutions). There are many ways to follow what is happening in the Chapter, which aims to be, first of all and at every level, a witness of evangelical radicalism.. Read More »

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Intercontinental Seminar on Education and Social Inclusion held in Darjeeling
18/02/2014.  INC #N.6962
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Higher , The Regional, Education School, Marginalized, Salesian Society, Education Dept, Education

The third phase of the IUS (Salesian University Institutions) Inter-Continental Seminar on ''Education and Social Inclusion: Challenges of Diversity'' was held at Salesian College, Sonada Campus, Darjeeling, from 14-17 February 2014 as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebration of the College.. Read More »

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A Salesian protocol for handling emergencies
17/02/2014.  INC #N.6959
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Salesian Family, Disasters, Rector Major, Projects, Ecology, Justice and Human Rights, Social Ministry, Volunteering, Salesian Society, Missions

(ANS - Rome) -As one of the final documents during his term of office, Fr Pascual Ch�vez has left Provincials and Salesians a letter with 10 guidelines for handling emergencies, especially in cases of natural disasters, war, violence or social and political instability.. Read More »

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Two Salesians killed in Venezuela
17/02/2014.  INC #N.6958
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata  - 1 Comments
News in Salesian Family, Disasters, Parish / Church, Youth at Risk, Life and Health, Social Ministry, Salesian Society, Obituary

We join in fraternal solidarity with our Salesian confreres in Venezuela and the entire congregation in mourning the death of two Salesians, Fr Jesús Erasmo Plaza Salessi and Br Luis Edilberto Sánchez Morantes, of Colegio Don Bosco community in Valencia (Venezuela) killed on the night of 15 February. Here below is the full text of the Press release published by the Salesians:. Read More »

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Message to Salesian Family Delegates from Regional Councillor for South Asia
08/02/2014.  INC #N.6940
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata  - 2 Comments
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Rector Major, The Regional, Anniversary, Salesian Society

. Hyderabad: Fr. Maria Arokiam SDB, Regional Councillor for South Asia, sent a message to the Salesian Family Delegates who are Meeting at Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad, February 7-9, 2014. Among other things he says: ''The Salesian Family is no more a marginal reality in the thinking of the Salesians and of any other member of the group. It has come so much into focus, that we need to think like a family, and not only as single congregations or groups. Where we can we can work together in the same institution or project. But we can also work together on many other areas, on common projects from our own institutions.'' The full message is here below.. Read More »

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Two Salesians elected to lead Indian Catechetical Association
08/02/2014.  INC #N.6939
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Media, Evangelization, The Regional, Success Story, Catechetics, Religion

. Kochi: The Indian Catechetical Association (ICA) in its 18th General Body Meeting elected two Salesians, Fr. Gilbert Choondal of Bangalore Province (INK), and Fr. Cletus D'Souza, of Mumbai Province (INB), to serve the association during the next triennium as two of its top office holders. . Read More »

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Fr Antony Christy Defends Master's Thesis at Salesian University, Rome
08/02/2014.  INC #N.6938
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Language and Cultures, Evangelization, Success Story, Catechetics

. ROME : Fr Lourdunathan Antony Christy, from the Salesian Province of Chennai, defended his thesis for a Master's degree in Theology from the Salesian University of Rome (Department of Youth Pastoral & Catechetics) on February 07, 2014. Titled ''Catechesis in a Pluri-Religious Context: A Study of the Dimension of Interreligious Dialogue within Catechesis in India Today'', the thesis was excellently defended bringing to fruition his two year stint at the Universita' Pontificia Salesiana, Rome. . Read More »

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New Priests' Day and Perpetual Profession at Azimganj (INC)
04/02/2014.  INC #N.6931
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Formation, Festivals, Vocation

On the Feast Day of St. John Bosco, the Parish of Azimganj hosted the New Priests' Day and the Perpetual Profession of two clerics in which numerous Salesians from the district of Murshidabad and Birbhum took part.. Read More »

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Don Bosco's Feast Celebrated at Nazareth Bhavan, Siliguri
03/02/2014.  INC #N.6929
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Formation, Festivals

The only feast we celebrate in the novitiate was celebrated with fervour on January 30 and 31, 2014 at Nazareth Bhavan the Salesian novitiate.The participants from the local institutions witnessed a fusion of spiritual and cultural elements since the novices come from provinces as Kolkata, New Delhi and Guwahati.. Read More »

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