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Khasi Priest Scholar secures a second Doctorate
20/12/2013.  Shillong #N.6876
Posted by Joseph Pulinthanath, Shillong  - 2 Comments
News in Education and Culture, Evangelization, Social Life, Success Story, Catechetics, Religion, Lifestyle, Missions, Education

Dr. (Fr) Barnes Mawrie of Silchar Province has raised the bar of excellence and enhanced his academic credentials by successfully completing yet another PhD. The versatile Salesian from the suburbs of Shillong who got his first doctorate in Catechetics and Youth Pastoral from UPS Rome, turned his focus to Anthropology and to North Eastern Hill University for his second PhD.. Read More

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NBCLC Pays Tribute to Fr. Paul Puthnangady SDB
20/12/2013.  Bangalore #N.6875
Posted by CHOONDAL Gilbert, Bangalore
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Evangelization, Parish / Church, Profiles, Obituary

National Biblical, Catechetical and Liturgical Centre (official organ of the CBCI) organized a condolence meeting in honour of Fr. Paul Puthanangady, who was the second director of NBCLC on 16 December 2013 at Bangalore. The programme began with a mass in Indian Order officiated by Fr. Jacob Thekanath, the third director of NBCLC. After the mass, there was a condolence meeting where people all walks of life shared their experience of late Fr. Paul. About 150 local Religious attended the function.. Read More

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BALMELA 2013 in Goa
19/12/2013.  Panjim #N.6874
Posted by DE SOUZA Ralin, Panjim
News in Youth, Salesian Family, Youth at Risk, Marginalized, Social Ministry, Lifestyle

19th December is much more than just a liberation day in Goa. The Balmela 2013 always adds a special tinge in the lives of the less privileged in Goa. YaR (Youth at Risk) commission of the Salesian Province of Panjim organised the 7th Annual Balmela with about 1200 children from different centres of social work run by Don Bosco and other NGOs. . Read More

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Panjim Province gets a new Priest : Fr. Jonathan Rebeiro, SDB
17/12/2013.  Panjim #N.6873
Posted by DE SOUZA Ralin, Panjim
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The Salesian Panjim Province was blessed with another pair of holy hands ordained by Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao at the shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Panjim, Goa, on 17th Dec 2013. Fr. Jonathan Rebeiro, SDB was ordained at a solemn ceremony at 4 pm this evening in the presence of his family and the Salesian family members. . Read More

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First doctoral degree conferred on a Naga Salesian in Rome
17/12/2013.  Kolkata #N.6872
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
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. Rome: Fr Peter Salew of the Salesian Province of Dimapur, hailing from the Mao Naga Tribe of Manipur in India, successfully defended his trend-setting thesis ''Vocational Dialogue in the Salesian Educative-Pastoral Ministry with Special Reference to the Nagas: An Explorative-Empirical Study from the Perspective of the Salesian Family in the North East India.'' . Read More

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Rev. Fr. Nirmol V. Gomes, SDB appointed as 16th Provincial of Kolkata Province
15/12/2013.  Kolkata #N.6869
Posted by Anil Kumar TOPPO, Kolkata  - 2 Comments
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The Salesian Province of St. John Bosco, Kolkata enters into another epoch in the history of its growth: Very Rev. Fr. Pascual Chavez, SDB the Rector Major of the Society of St. Francis de Sales, with the consent of his council, on 13 December, 2013 has appointed Rev. Fr. Nirmol Vincent Gomes, SDB as its 16th Provincial. Fr. Nirmol succeeds Rev. Fr. Thomas Ellicherail, SDB who finishes his term of office as the Provincial on 31 May, 2014. . Read More

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Legendary mission provider Fr Cappelletti no more
13/12/2013.  Guwahati #N.6868
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Guwahati
News in Salesian Family, Evangelization, Disasters, Parish / Church, Agencies, Projects, Education Technical, Youth at Risk, Success Story, Administration, Marginalized, Social Development, Development Office, BOSCO Out Reach, Social Ministry, Self Help Groups, Volunteering, Salesian Society, Missions, Procure, Obituary

NEW ROCHELLE (NY) - The Former Director of Salesian Missions New Rochelle, Fr. Edward Cappelletti, S.D.B., passed to the Lord, 12th December morning at about 10:00. Fr. Cappelletti, affectionately called ''Fr Ed'' by staff and confreres, was accompanied by his Director, Fr. Steve Dumais, Fr. Ken Shaw, and Mr. Jaime Correa, a colleague from the Salesian Mission Office.. Read More

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Anbu Illam Salem holds Kids Talent Expo
11/12/2013.  Tiruchy #N.6865
Posted by Thamburaj Vincent, Tiruchy  - 1 Comments
News in Youth, Festivals, Anniversary, Social Development, Development Office, Curricula Development, Social Ministry, ChildEducare, Education

Don Bosco Anbu Illam, Salem organized a ''Kids Talent Expo 2013'' on 1 December 2013 at Moovendhar Arangam, Salem, for all the kids of the town. Nearly 2500 Children enthusiastically participated in the various competitions, such as Chess, Carrom, Drawing, Singing, Dance, Yoga and Young Scientist award held there. Children came in thousands accompanied by their parents for the talent expo. The event was organized as Anbu Illam is celebrating the Silver Jubilee Year (1988-2013) of its work for the street and marginalized youth and children. . Read More

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Guwahati Salesians plan four Socio-Technology Institutes for rural youth
09/12/2013.  Guwahati #N.6864
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Guwahati
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Language and Cultures, Formation, Youth Groups, Agencies, Success Story, Social Development, Development Office, Don Bosco Tech India, Social Ministry, Skills Training, Education

TEZPUR - In a bold initiative inaugurated yesterday (8th December) at Tezpur in Sonitupur district of Assam, Guwahati province Salesians laid foundation stone for the first of four Social and Technological Institutes designed to skill rural youth. Similar institutes will come up in the coming year at Maligaon (Kamrup), Barpeta Road (Barpeta) and Mendal (East Garo Hills).. Read More

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The Official Logo of the Bicentenary
08/12/2013.  Kolkata #N.6863
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Salesian Family, Media, Rector Major, Anniversary, Salesian Society, Art Forms

. (ANS - Rome) - Today, 8 December, the official logo of the Bicentenary of the birth of Don Bosco is released. It will accompany all the commemorative celebrations of the year, scheduled to last from 16 August 2014 to 16 August 2015. The theme will be: ''The Mission of Don Bosco with and for young people.'' The icon is simple, but full of meaning. It depicts graphically the impact of the figure of Don Bosco and that of young people and the Salesian Family. They are the main actors in a history of Christian friendship that in now approaching two centuries. . Read More

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