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From 100 Countries - United in learning at UPS, Rome!
14/02/2013.  INC #N.6296
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Education Higher , Success Story, Administration, Salesian Society, Education Dept, Education


As every year, the Secretary General of the Salesian Pontifical University (UPS), Don Jarek Rochowiak, has furnished the statistics of the student population of UPS, which offer very interesting insights, the most noteworthy being that Indians make up the largest group. . Read More

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Bosco Quiz Concludes on a High Note in Don Bosco, Purnea
14/02/2013.  INC #N.6295
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Education School


February 9, 2013 was a remarkable day for Don Bosco School, Purnea. A 'Bosco Quiz' of high standard was organized, which was graced by the presence of Dr. Shaid Aktar DSP of Purnea district who was the Chief Guest of the day.. Read More

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NASSCOM Award to Homelink & Missing Child Search Network
13/02/2013.  INC #N.6294
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Media, Projects, Success Story, Marginalized, Social Development, Social Ministry


Homelink/Missing Child Search Network (HLK/MCS) has bagged this year's Certificate of Appreciation for the NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours (NSIH) Award. The award was conferred today 13 February, in Mumbai at the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum, and was received by Fr. Joe Prabhu SDB, National Director of HLK/MCS on behalf of the Network. . Read More

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Kolkata Salesians begin a new Presence in Medinipur
12/02/2013.  INC #N.6293
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Evangelization, Parish / Church, Projects, Social Life, Education Technical, Youth at Risk, Administration, Religion, Marginalized, Justice and Human Rights, Social Development, Don Bosco Tech India, Social Ministry, Skills Training


With new dreams, new hopes, new aspirations and a desire to reach out to many more needy young people the Salesian Province of Kolkata officially entered a new territory at Keshiyapatha, Medinipur (W.B.) on 11 February, 2013 on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. The Salesian Presence at Keshiyapatha was formally inaugurated with a Eucharistic Celebration presided over by Fr. Thomas Ellicherail, SDB the Provincial. . Read More

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Curtain Falls on Kolkata Provincial Chapter 2013
12/02/2013.  INC #N.6292
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Chapter, Salesian Family, Success Story, Salesian Society


PC 2013 which began on February 4, 2013 at Nitika Don Bosco, Kolkata came to an end on February 9, 2013 with the celebration of the Provincial Community Day and the New Priests' Day. The 62 participants of the Provincial Chapter were joined by the Salesians from the nearby communities, for the celebrations which began at 11.00 AM. Fr. Xavier Lakra and Fr. Aju Kurian the newly ordained priests, were felicitated.. Read More

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The Rector Major to the Salesian Family: Benedict XVI a humble and free individual
12/02/2013.  INC #N.6291
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Parish / Church, Religion, Salesian Society


(ANS - Rome) - As soon as he became aware that Pope Benedict XVI had announced he would be giving up his ministry as Bishop of Rome and Successor of St Peter, the Rector Major chose to address a message to the whole Salesian Family. . Read More

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Kolkata Salesian Province Begins Provincial Chapter
06/02/2013.  INC #N.6274
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Spirituality, Chapter, Salesian Society


The Salesian Province of St. John Bosco, Kolkata began its Provincial Chapter at 2.30 PM on February 4, 2013 at Nitika Don Bosco, with a recollection preached by Fr. Tomy Augustine the Rector of Salesian College, Sonada. The inaugural session began at 5.00 PM with Fr. Johny Nedungatt the Moderator, who in the name of Fr. Thomas Ellicherail the Provincial declared the Chapter open, in the presence of 64 members. The Chapter is scheduled to end on Saturday 9, 2013 with the celebration of the Provincial Community Day and the New Priests' Day.. Read More

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An 'Epic' Release
04/02/2013.  INC #N.6269
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Language and Cultures, Media, Catechetics


Zenon Cardinal Grocholewski, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic EducatIon, who was on a friendly visit to Kristu Jyoti College released the book entitled ''Kristapurana of Father Thomas Stephens S.J. (1549-1619)'' at the Kristu Jyoti College Auditorium on 30-01-2013. . Read More

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New Library Block Inaugurated And Blessed At Don Bosco, Park Circus
01/02/2013.  INC #N.6262
Posted by Jacob IRUPPAKKATTU, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Success Story, Education School, Education


There was augmentation of joy and happiness at Don Bosco School, Park Circus(DBPC), Kolkata on January 31, 2013 on the feast of St. John Bosco as the staff, students, parents and guests gathered together for the inauguration and blessing of the new library block. Mr. Arnab Roy IAS, Secretary School Education, Government of West Bengal inaugurated the block and Fr. Thomas Ellicherail, SDB Provincial blessed the building and the facilities. The function was preceded by a Mass celebrated in the school auditorium for which the Catholic students and teachers including 20 ex-teachers took part. Later in the evening, there was a gathering of the clergy and religious of Calcutta Diocese,belonging to the city area.. Read More

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Media Celebrate Don Bosco Day in Jorhat, Assam
01/02/2013.  INC #N.6260
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Youth, Language and Cultures, Media, Evangelization, Success Story, Marginalized, Social Development, Social Ministry


Institution for Culture And Rural Development (I-CARD) organized a special event for some North Eastern Media agencies on 31st January to celebrate Don Bosco Day at Life Plus, Jorhat. Representatives of six local newspapers and magazines, viz: The Ecletic, The Assam Tribune, Eastern Chronicle, Jan Sadharan, Asomiya Khabar and Amar Oxom gathered in Don Bosco Lotta, to celebrate and honour this Media Giant, Don Bosco, who passed away 125 years ago on this day. . Read More

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