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News 2013 August

Seminar on Don Bosco's 'Preventive Method' of Education
15/08/2013.  Guwahati #N.6628
Posted by A. Jayaprakash, Guwahati
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Technical, Education School, Education

A seminar for teachers was held at the Mama Margaret auditorium of Don Bosco School, Panbazar, Guwahati on August 14, 2013. The main Theme of the seminar was Don Bosco's ''Preventive Method' of education. The resource person of the seminar was Dr. Peter Gonsalves, sdb, a Salesian priest from the Mumbai province, who is also a professor of Mass Communication at the Salesian Pontifical University (UPS), Rome.. 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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BoscoNet Awarded for Aiding Needy Children
14/08/2013.  Guwahati #N.6625
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Guwahati  - 1 Comments
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Higher , Agencies, Projects, Youth at Risk, Success Story, Administration, SPCSA, Marginalized, Salesian Society, Procure

The director of BoscoNet Fr M.C, George Menamparampil has been nominated for the prestigious IMAAN INDIA SAMMAN award to be given on 17 August 2013 at Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi. The Convener of Imaan India Samman Mr. Bhuvnesh (Gaurav) Ahuja in the letter sent to Fr George states the reason for the award saying ''Our Nomination committee has shortlisted your name for this honor to recognize and appreciate your continuous contributions and endeavor for the growth of our dearest motherland, INDIA by your commitment towards the upliftment of those in need and HOMELINK Software specially made with the purpose to help Missing Children & their families.''. Read More

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Don Bosco Youth Group Meet 2013 at Nongstoin, West Khasi Hills
14/08/2013.  Shillong #N.6623
Posted by Dianetious Fernandez, Shillong
News in Youth, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Formation, Youth Groups, Parish / Church, Festivals

The Salesian parish of Pyndengrei, Nongstoin, under the patronage of St. Peter the Apostle, organized a two day seminar for the Don Bosco Youth Group of the four Salesian parishes in Nongstoin diocese from 10th to 11th of August 2013. It dealt with three themes: 1. Youth and the Faith, 2. Youth and the Church and 3. Don Bosco Youth Group and Today's Society. . Read More

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Christ the Light Chapel - Siloam : Blessed and Dedicated on 11th August, 2013
13/08/2013.  Shillong #N.6622
Posted by Dianetious Fernandez, Shillong
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The new chapel / Prayer Center at Siloam (Transformational Leadership Resource Center), Umiam was blessed by Most Rev. Dominic Jala, Archbishop of Shillong on Sunday 11th August, 2013. The chapel was dedicated to Christ the Light during the Holy Eucharist. About 45 priests concelebrated at the Eucharistic Celebration among whom were also the Salesian Provincials of India and Sri Lanka as well as members of various religious communities from Shillong and nearby areas. . Read More

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Economer General says ''Indian delegation must come prepared for GC 27.''
13/08/2013.  Guwahati #N.6621
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Guwahati  - 1 Comments
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The Salesian Economer General Br Jean Paul Muller on his return trip from meeting of the South Asia Economers held at Siloam had a dinner stop over at the provincial house Guwahati. Addressing the confreres gathered from Guwahati area Br Muller said, ''the Indian delegation to GC 27 has to come well prepared, and not only present the biggest crowd, but also you are obliged to help change by giving personnel for leadership positions in the Society.''. Read More

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SPCSA Economers Meet at Siloam, Shillong
12/08/2013.  Shillong #N.6619
Posted by Dianetious Fernandez, Shillong
News in Salesian Family, Agencies, Administration, SPCSA, Salesian Society

The Economers of the 11 provinces of Salesian India gathered at Siloam in Silchar Province for two day meeting on 9th and 10th of August, 2013. The economers gathered on 9th with Fr. Piotr Gozdalski to discuss and learn about such topics as Financial Reporting requirements at the Provincial level, the code of Ethics for management and administration. It has been a learning experience to understand the expected standards and processes of reporting and learning from the generation of such information at the Province and National levels. The discussions also dealt with the possibilities of cooperation between the provinces and the Generalate as well as the Foundations in the Salesian world. There was also information shared on ideas of achieving self-sufficiency as understood by the Constitutions as well as better understanding of the activities/projects for which there is needed specific permission from the Rector Major and the processes involved in the same. . Read More

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Salesian Provincial Conference meet at Siloam, Shillong
12/08/2013.  Shillong #N.6618
Posted by Dianetious Fernandez, Shillong
News in Media, Administration, SPCSA, Salesian Society, Missions

The Province of Silchar was privileged to host SPCSA Council meeting on 10th and 11th of August 2013. The Council consists of Rev. Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga, the Regional Councillor and President, Rev. Fr. Noel Maddhichetty, the Secretary and the Provincials of India and the Superior of the Vice Province of Sri Lanka. The meeting was held at Siloam, where a new chapel dedicated to Christ the Light was inaugurated on the occasion. . Read More

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INDIE-8 Film Fest in Shillong
12/08/2013.  Shillong #N.6615
Posted by Dianetious Fernandez, Shillong
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Education Higher , Media, Youth Groups, Projects, Festivals, Social Life, Ecology, Success Story, Justice and Human Rights, Social Development, Social Ministry, DB Alumni, Art Forms, Education

Capturing the very essence and magic of film-making in the Northeast of India, indie8 a film festival, the first of its kind in Shillong, took the city by storm on the 1st of August, 2013. An event organised by the Mass Media Department of St. Anthony;s College, Shillong in association with the Department of Arts and Culture, Government of Meghalaya and Directorate of Information and Public Relations, it created a common platform for filmmakers from the eight states of the northeast to gather and exchange their experience, ideas and knowledge of film making with the ever enthusiastic lovers of the art. . Read More

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SPCSA Delegation Gears Up for GC 27
10/08/2013.  Bangalore #N.6612
Posted by KOONAN Thomas, Bangalore
News in Spirituality, Chapter, Salesian Family, The Regional, Administration, SPCSA, Salesian Society

Towards a fruitful participation in the forthcoming General Chapter, the provincials, the province delegates and observers of the South Asia region met at Siloam in Silchar Province on 8 & 9 August. In the meeting called by Fr. Maria Arokiam, regional councilor for South Asia, 28 confreres participated.. Read More

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