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Village Animators' Training Workshop
04/07/2011.  Mumbai #N.5159
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
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Bosco Samajik Vikas Sanstha organized a two day training programme in the play-way method of education at Walwanda on July 2 and July 3, 2011. Forty youth, VEP teachers with facilitators and BSVS staff attended. . Read More

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Mumbai Rectors Animated
29/06/2011.  Mumbai #N.5144
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Salesian Family, Lifestyle, Salesian Society

Forty five rectors and persons-in-charge of communities from the Mumbai province spent two intense days evaluating, planning and equipping themselves to carry out their task as animators in the year ahead. Fr. Ajoy Fernandes, Vice Provincial coordinated the event.. Read More

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13/06/2011.  Mumbai #N.5086
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
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On the solemn occasion of the memorial of St. Barnabas, the ardent apostle of faith, the community of Divyadaan re-engaged in its pursuit of wisdom with the invocation of the Divine Spirit. The Inaugural Eucharist was presided over by Fr. Michael Fernandes, the Salesian Provincial of Mumbai. He was joined by the Capuchin Provincial Fr. Michael Fernandes and the various staff members from the campus.. Read More

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New Audio CDs Released in Mumbai
31/05/2011.  Mumbai #N.5001
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
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On May 24, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. during the feast of Mary Help of Christians thousands of devotees participated in the Eucharistic celebration on the grounds of Don Bosco's Shrine. Tej-Prasarini, Don Bosco Communications celebrated the occasion by releasing ''Pray Sing - Hymns for liturgical & paraliturgical services, Vol II '' twelve spiritual Compact discs co-ordinated by Fr. Joaquim Fernandes sdb and Amon Daniels and Meditative Spirituals by George Daniels released by Rev Fr. Edwin D'souza sdb the Rector of the Shrine of Don Bosco's Madonna. Fr. Joaquim Fernandes immensely thanked all the people responsible for this magnanimous production and that this whole project was placed at the feet our Blessed Mother. Have faith and trust in Mary Help of Christians and you will see what miracles happen.. Read More

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Salesian Coadjutor's Perpetual Profession in Mumbai
26/05/2011.  Mumbai #N.4977
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
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Numerous Salesians together with friends, relatives and members of the Salesian Family witnessed the final profession of Brother Royston Colaco at the Shrine of Mary Help of Christians, Matunga-Mumbai on May 24, 2011. The solemn festal Eucharist was presided over by Fr. Michael Fernandes, Provincial of the Mumbai Salesian Province. . Read More

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07/03/2011.  Mumbai #N.4772
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
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Pangloli, a tribal village in Maharashtra, is situated a few kilometers away from Lonavala, and boasts of a total of hundred and forty houses, with seventy five in neighboring Kunegaon. The village residents mostly belong to the Adivasi class of 'Thakar' and 'Katkari', some to Other Backward Classes category, 'Dhangar' etc. They have been living in this place for more than a hundred years now, but no one possessed any proof of residence or identity.. Read More

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02/03/2011.  Mumbai #N.4752
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Youth, Youth at Risk, Marginalized, Social Development

Don Bosco Technical Training Institute was proud to felicitate sixty four students with certificates on February 28, 2011. The students had completed their three months training program in Hotel Management and Catering in four sections namely Restaurant Service, Housekeeping, Production, and Bakery. Fr. Anaclette Dmello started this program for the marginalized, underprivileged, and the drop-out youth supported by Accenture & Vivanta by Taj President Hotel, and now carried on by Fr. Anthony Santarita. The function began at 3.00 pm with the welcoming of the dignitaries Mr. Malay Sheth (Manager Accenture), Ms. Kristyl Bhesania (Director Human Resources Upper Upscale Division), Mr. Sushil Tandon (Resident Manager Vivanta by Taj President Hotel), Mr. Marshal Dias (HR Vivanta by Taj President) Ms. Sunaina (HR Taj Blue Diamond Hotel, Poona) and Fr. Bastin Thomas (Administrator).. Read More

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24/02/2011.  Mumbai #N.4720
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Education and Culture

Goa University Marathi Department held a two day seminar cum discussion on the Kristapurana of Fr. Thomas Stephens (1549-1619) from February 18 -19, 2011 at the Goa University Administrative Block Auditorium. It was a joint venture of Goa Vidyappeth Marathi Department and Don Bosco, Nashik. The theme of the seminar was: ''Kristapurana: Father Thomasviracit Kristapurana va tya Kavyagranthace Fr. Nelson Falcao hyani kelele Arvacinikarana - Rashtriya Carcasatra'' (Kristapurana of Father Thomas Stephens and the translation done by Fr. Nelson Falcao, sdb Volume of Poetry - A National Seminar). The University Hall was filled to capacity, which showed the great response from many intellectuals who gathered at the Goa University from far and near, and also from other Universities and Colleges. . Read More

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15/02/2011.  Mumbai #N.4685
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Social Life, Marginalized

The village's primary school in Kunegaon has just two rooms for the Nursery and Classes I to IV. The Government has several tribal welfare schemes, which not necessarily reaches them. Much of this is due to lack of awareness, of the procedures to procure them and the lack of documentation (birth certificates, PDS cards, tribal certificate, house 7/12 extract, etc.). Read More

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10/02/2011.  Mumbai #N.4674
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Media

A National Conference of Catholic Journalists, Media and Communication Personnel was organized at Shanthi Kiran Bajjodi, Mangalore, by the Indian Catholic Press Association (ICPA) on January 29 and January 30, 2011. ICPA president Fr. Adolf Washington, in his welcome speech said: ''Name any new gadget and one will find the youth using them. Youth are keeping pace with technology and are at the helm of social networking. There are flip and flop sides to technology. This conference will throw light on our youth and how they use technology without affecting their personality.'' . Read More

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