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News 2014 December

Adventure Games, Colour Party & New Year Celebrations Rock the 2nd Day of Boscoree
31/12/2014.  Tiruchy #N.7368
Posted by Lawrence Britto Ashok, Tiruchy  - 1 Comments
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Social Life, Marginalized, Education Dept, Boscoree

The second day of Boscoree 2014 began with the rouse call at 5.15 am. At 7 am Scouts and Guides gathered for the Holy Eucharis and all Faith prayer. Fr. Maria Charles, the Youth Pastoral Delegate for South Asia, presided over the Holy Eucharist for the Scouts. Fr. Rajadevan, the Camp chief, presided over the Holy Eucharist for the Guides. An all faith prayer was held at the same time.. Read More

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Boscoree 2014 takes off with call to Heal the world with Love
30/12/2014.  Tiruchy #N.7367
Posted by Lawrence Britto Ashok, Tiruchy
News in Youth, Salesian Family, Boscoree, DB-Bicentenary

The 12th Boscoree began today, 30 December, with over 3000 enthusiastic scouts and guides gathered in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. Fr. Albert Johnson SDB Provincial of Trichy province, president of the event declared the Boscoree2014 open with a call to ''Heal the world with Love'', the theme of the Boscoree this year. This is the 12th Boscoree being held, bringing together the Don Bosco Scouts and Guides from all over India. This year's Boscoree gets an added significance as it is being held in the 200th centenary year of Don Bosco's birth. . Read More

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Rector Major presents the Bicentenary Strenna to the Salesian Family
28/12/2014.  Kolkata #N.7365
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Youth, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Rector Major, Marginalized, Salesian Society, DB-Bicentenary

. Rome : The first Strenna of Fr Angel Fernandez Artime as Rector Major was presented to the Salesian Family yesterday, 27 December, at the Generalate of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Rome. The strenna titled, ''Like Don Bosco, with young people, for young people'', seems like a return to the essence of the Salesian charism, reports ANS the Salesian News Agency in Rome.. Read More

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Legendary missionary passes away
28/12/2014.  Guwahati #N.7364
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Guwahati
News in Education and Culture, Spirituality, Evangelization, Parish / Church, DB Alumni, Education, Obituary

A legendary missionary who laboured over 60 years in northeast India who passed away was laid to rest on 26 December at the Salesian College cemetery in Dimapur. He had died on 22 December. Fr. Joseph Edakkudan SDB of Dimapur province who was a spiritual father to scores of students of Salesian College Dimapur, died at Bosco College of Teacher Education in Dimapur. He was 84 years old. . Read More

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DBSTI Tezpur conducts Teachers' Effectiveness Training Programme
26/12/2014.  Guwahati #N.7356
Posted by VADAKKEKARA Abhilash , Guwahati
News in Education and Culture, Education Higher , Education Technical, Education School, Missions, Education Dept, Education

The Don Bosco Socio-Technical Institute, Tezpur, Assam organised two days Teachers' effectiveness training Programme for the Teachers and Principals of Sacred Heart Congregation on 17 and 18 December in the institute. 30 teachers including principals took part in the programme.. Read More

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Silchar Province Gifted with yet another Priest
23/12/2014.  Shillong #N.7359
Posted by Joseph Pulinthanath, Shillong
News in Education and Culture, Salesian Family, Formation, Evangelization, Parish / Church, Religion, Vocation

The only Ordination in Silchar Province for the year 2014 took place in Nongpoh Parish on the 21st of December. Deacon Dominic Savio Jyrwa SDB was ordained a priest by His Grace Most Rev.Archbishop Dominic Jala SDB. . Read More

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Pope appoints a Salesian as Bishop of a new diocese in Tamil Nadu
22/12/2014.  Kolkata #N.7358
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata  - 3 Comments
News in Spirituality, Evangelization, Parish / Church, Profiles, Appointments, Success Story, Marginalized, Vocation

. CHENNAI: Rev. Fr. Jeromedhas Varuvel SDB, belonging to the Salesian Province of Chennai (INM) has been nominated as the Bishop of Kuzhithurai, a new diocese carved out of Kottar diocese in Tamilnadu, South India. The official announcement was made at 16.30 hours, IST today. . Read More

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Fr. Johnson Kshirsagar and Fr. Kiran Salve ordained at Savedi
22/12/2014.  Mumbai #N.7355
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Salesian Family, Parish / Church, Religion, Vocation, Salesian Society

Dn. Johnson Kshirsagar and Dn. Kiran Salve, two Deacons of the Mumbai Salesian province, were ordained priests on 20 December 2014 at St. John Bosco Church, Savedi, Ahmednagar by Rev. Bishop Lourdes Daniel, Bishop of Nashik Diocese.. Read More

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Fr Renvick Pereira, sdb, a New Priest for the Province of Panjim
20/12/2014.  Panjim #N.7353
Posted by LOBO Joaquim, Panjim
News in Youth, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Formation, Evangelization, Youth Groups, Parish / Church, Catechetics, Vocation, DB Alumni, Missions, DB-Bicentenary

Vasco da Gama, the port city of Goa named after the Portuguese explorer, is well known for various historical reasons, one of which is the 400 year old St. Andrew's Church located at the entrance of the city, run by the diocese. For the first time after the hosting of the relics of Don Bosco in August 2011 in it, it exhibited Salesian fervor once again by hosting the priestly ordination of Deacon Renvick Pereira, on 19 December 2014. He was ordained by Filipe Neri Ferrao, Archbishop of Goa and Daman.. Read More

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Kathmandu School expresses solidiarity with the massacred children of Peshawar
19/12/2014.  Kolkata #N.7352
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Disasters, Social Life, Education

. Kathmandu (Nepal): Don Bosco School Kathmandu observed a two minute silence during the morning assembly on 17 December to pay their homage to the 132 school children mercilessly massacred by the extremists of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) at Peshawar in Pakistan on the previous day. . Read More

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