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Promotion of Salesian causes: Father Francesco Cameroni's journey
24/09/2018.  INC #N.8865
Posted by Johny Nedungatt, Kolkata
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Krishnagar: A seminar on venerable Francis Convertini was organized by the diocese of Krishnagar in collaboration with the Salesians of Don Bosco on September 20, 2018 at Sanjivani, the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Krishnagar, a suburban township 100 km north of Kolkata. Joseph Suren Gomes, Bishop of Krishnagar and Father Pier Luigi Cameroni, Postulator General of the Salesians of Don Bosco were the esteemed speakers.. Read More

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IUS Education Group Vth Assembly and Intercontinental Seminar on Human Rights and Youth
21/09/2018.  INC #N.8863
Posted by Johny Nedungatt, Kolkata
News in Education, Education Higher , Justice and Human Rights, Youth

Sao Paolo, Brazil: The select group of members from the Education Group of Salesian University Institutions gathered at Pio XI Campus of Salesian University of Sao Paolo, from 17-19 September 2018 for an intercontinental seminar and the Vth Assembly of the Delegates of the Group. . Read More

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Father Gilbert Choondal SDB addresses CCBI Catechetical Commission
14/09/2018.  INC #N.8854
Posted by Johny Nedungatt, Kolkata  - 1 Comments
News in Catechetics, Salesian Society, Youth

Jalandhar: The Annual Assembly of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) Catechetical Commission was held at Jalandhar from 11 to 14 September 2018 at the Pastoral Centre of the Diocese of Jalandhar. Father Gilbert Choondal SDB, the Catechetical Director of Nitika Don Bosco, Kolkata, addressed 130 Catechetical Directors from India and delivered the keynote address, ''Challenges of Youth Catechesis in the Context of Synod 2018.''  The theme of the Assembly was ''Youth Catechesis in India.'' . Read More

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Salesians Relaunch Catechetics India
27/08/2018.  INC #N.8841
Posted by Johny Nedungatt, Kolkata
News in Catechetics, Education, Evangelization, Parish / Church

Catechetics India, the revamped edition of the erstwhile journal was released in the format of magazine by Rev. Thomas D'Souza, the Archbishop of Kolkata on September 26, 2018 at Don Bosco School, Park Circus. The event, participated by more than 150 people also had informative presentations on the upcoming Synod for youth.. Read More

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CATECHETICS INDIA - down memory lane
25/08/2018.  INC #N.8837
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Catechetics, Formation, Parish / Church, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Spirituality, Success Story, Youth

- Religious Education Quarterly Journal (Estd 1983) After a 5 year lapse - A fantabulous and re-vamped Catechetics India will be re-launched in Kolkata on Sunday 26 August 2018. The publication was started as the flagship journal of Don Bosco Catechetics India - by the first Salesian Catechetical Centre in India (Calcutta) in 1977 under its Director and Rector late Father Luciano Colussi SDB who authored the first book on CHILD CATECHESIS. Those days, there used to be also an annual meeting of Salesians (both SDB and FMA) Catechetical experts. Today Don Bosco Catechetical and Multimedia Centre (DBCMC) is called Nitika Don Bosco.. Read More

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Father John Larrea's book 'Introduction to the Sunday Readings' launched
09/08/2018.  INC #N.8819
Posted by Johny Nedungatt, Kolkata
News in Catechetics, Education, Evangelization, Parish / Church, Rector Major

A three volume work, Robibarer Shastropater Bhumika Shongkolpan, a literal Bengali translation of the late Father John Larrea's book 'Introduction to the Sunday Readings' was released on 9 August by Father Nirmol Gomes, the Provincial of Salesian Province of Kolkata on the occasion of the annual meeting of Salesian parish priests held in the provincial house. . Read More

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Hill students get alert on Women, Child Trafficking
29/07/2018.  INC #N.8796
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
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Sonada, Darjeeling -- Students of one of the most vulnerable regions in the country for victims of human trafficking got alert on women and child trafficking by one of the leading Non Government Organisations working in the filed for over a decade. The students of Salesian College Sonada (SCS) as well as senior students of four neighbouring high schools had a two hour workshop on 'Women and Child Trafficking' organised by Women Cell and Human Rights Cell of SCS, 28 July 2018.. Read More

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Radio Salesian interviews SCS alumni in Assam, Bodoland and Meghalaya
04/06/2018.  INC #N.8752
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Media, Profiles, Salesian Family

Sonada: 9 days, 1,649 kms, 25 interviews, 2 youth programs, 3 radio features. In an effort to profile the illustrious alumni of Salesian College Sonada, Vice-principal and Director of Radio Salesian along with a Senior Radio Journalist and HoD of BCA set out on a 9 day trip to Assam, Bodoland and Meghalaya, from 25th May to 2nd June.. Read More

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First Rector installed for 80 year old degree college
24/05/2018.  INC #N.8749
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata  - 1 Comments
News in Administration, Appointments, Psychology, Salesian Family, Social Ministry, Spirituality, Youth, Youth Groups

Sonada - In a move to further enhance post novitiate formation in Kolkata province, Saleisan College Sonada Community which comprised of the studentate of Philosophy and degree college since 1938, has been formed into two seperate communities with two Rectors and Principals. Incidentally, ''this is one of four new communities this year with rectors,'' reminds Salesian provincial Fr (Dr) Nirmol Gomes accompanied by Vice-provincial Fr (Dr) Joseph Pauria.. Read More

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Salesian bishop gets Bharat Gaurav Award
13/04/2018.  INC #N.8723
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in ChildEducare, Development Office, Ecology, Education, Education and Culture, Education Higher , Evangelization, Justice and Human Rights, Language and Cultures, Life and Health, Lifestyle, Missions, Parish / Church, Religion, Self Help Groups, Social Development, Social Ministry, Success Story, Volunteering, Youth, Youth at Risk, Youth Groups

London -- A Catholic bishop from the remotest corner of northeast India was awarded Bharat Gaurav Award at a ceremony held at U.K. House of Commons in British Parliament London on April 13th, 2018. Bishop (Dr.) George Palliparambil of Miao diocese in East Arunachal is the first Catholic Bishop to get this award.. Read More

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