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DB Bicentenary: The West Khasi Hills Line Up!
19/08/2014.  Shillong #N.7170
Posted by Joseph Pulinthanath, Shillong
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Parish / Church, Anniversary, DB Alumni, Lifestyle, Salesian Society, Missions, DB-Bicentenary


Torrential downpour could not dampen the enthusiasm of Don Bosco Institutions and Parishes in West Khasi Hills - Nongstoin, Sonapahar, Rangblang and Rambrai - from joining the rest of the Don Bosco world and ushering in the Bicentennial celebrations in an inspiring manner. . Read More

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DB Bicentenary and 100 Seasons with Dalit Bahujans celebrated at Ravulpalem
18/08/2014.  Hyderabad #N.7169
Posted by PALLITHANAM Thomas, Hyderabad
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Evangelization, Agencies, Social Life, Youth at Risk, Anniversary, Marginalized, Justice and Human Rights, Social Development, Development Office, Social Ministry, Lifestyle, Salesian Society, Education, DB-Bicentenary


Celebrations of PARA's One Hundred Seasons (25 years) of Journey with Dalit Bahujans drew to a close on 16 August with multi-layered events at Ravulapalem, East Godavari (A.P.). The main events were the blessing and inauguration of 'Surakshita', the Home for Women in Distress, by Rev. Fr Raminedi Balaraju sdb (Salesian Provincial) and Sr Mary George (Vice Provincial, MSMHC), the flagging of the State level campaign against corporal punishments in schools by Prof. Madabhushi Sridhar (Central Information Commissioner), and the Public Meeting at the premises of Ekalavya Training Centre. The occasion also set the trajectory for the Journey PARA will continue to make with Dalit Bahujans.. Read More

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Guwahati Salesians launch new strategy for skilling youth
17/08/2014.  Guwahati #N.7168
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Guwahati
News in Education and Culture, Education Higher , Youth Groups, Social Life, Education Technical, Youth at Risk, Social Development, Development Office, Don Bosco Tech India, BOSCO Out Reach, Bosco Training , Education Dept, Education, DB-Bicentenary


Tezpur - Heeding to the call of Pope Francis to pay attention to the world situation of 'youth exclusions' Salesians of Guwahati province have come up with a new strategy to give unemployed youth access to employment opportunities. The inauguration of Don Bosco Social and Technical Institute (DBSTI) at Tezpur in Sonitpur District of Assam also marked the launch of the bi-centennial celebrations of Don Bosco's birth, 16 August 2015.. Read More

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Guwahati Province marks the start of DB's Bicentenary with Blessings
17/08/2014.  Guwahati #N.7167
Posted by VADAKKEKARA Abhilash , Guwahati
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Evangelization, Youth Groups, Education Technical, Education School, Religion, Social Development, Social Ministry, Salesian Society, Education, DB-Bicentenary


Thirty Salesians on 16 August started in the morning for a pilgrimage to Sashipur on the international border with Bhutan. The purpose was the blessing and dedication of the Don Bosco Church. It was an important event in the history of the province as it joined the rest of the world in the celebration of the opening of the bi-centenary year of Don Bosco's birth. The day marked also the opening of the yearlong celebrations in all the Salesian communities of the province. The SDB Guwahati province was joined by other members of the Salesian family to dedicate and pledge the church 'to exemplify the principles that were learned from Don Bosco and to commit oneself to uphold, respect and follow the standards set by the father and friend of the young.'. Read More

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Students plant 200 saplings to mark the 200th birth day of don bosco
17/08/2014.  Tiruchy #N.7166
Posted by Lawrence Britto Ashok, Tiruchy
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Youth Groups, Festivals, Anniversary, Lifestyle, Salesian Society, Education, DB-Bicentenary


Students along with Salesians of Don Bosco, Varadarajanpet planted 200 saplings to mark the 200th Birth Day of Don Bosco on 16 August 2014. Fr. Thomas Louis SDB, the Rector, and Fr. Sagayaraj SDB, the Head Master took the lead to encourage the students towards this meaningful act.. Read More

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''Don Bosco Does not Belong to the Salesians alone,'' - Bishop of Agartala
17/08/2014.  Shillong #N.7164
Posted by Joseph Pulinthanath, Shillong
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''Don Bosco does not belong to the Salesians alone, but to the whole Church,'' said Bishop Lumen Monteiro CSC, DD, Bishop of Agartala at the Holy Eucharist, the high point of the celebrations held last evening, 16 August, to mark the inauguration of Don Bosco's Bicentenary year at Don Bosco Parish Agartala.. Read More

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Bicentenary celebration commences in Tiruchi with a call to personal renewal
16/08/2014.  Tiruchy #N.7163
Posted by Lawrence Britto Ashok, Tiruchy
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Religion, Anniversary, Lifestyle, Salesian Society, DB-Bicentenary


All 28 presences of the Salesian Province of Tiruchy observed 16 August 2016 as a day of Penitential Adoration which ended with a Eucharistic celebration along with the Salesian Family and the Young People of the presences. Aimed at Personal, Fraternal and Pastoral conversion, the birth day of Don Bosco turned out to be a day of spiritual experience. Heeding to the call of Fr. Albert Johnson, the Provincial, all salesians of the Province of Tiruchy observed 16 August 2014 as a day completely dedicated to the Eucharistic Adoration.. Read More

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Shillong-Silchar Region Inaugurates Don Bosco's Bicentenary of birth
16/08/2014.  Shillong #N.7162
Posted by Dianetious Fernandez, Shillong
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Shillong: The Salesian Family of Shillong-Silchar region held the inauguration of the Bicentenary of Don Bosco's birth at Sacred Heart Theological College, Mawlai, 16th August 2014. The programme began with a solemn Eucharistic celebration, at 9.30am, presided by Rev. Fr. George Maliekal SDB, the Provincial of the Salesian Province, Silchar, at the Sacred Heart Shrine, Mawlai. Present were a number of priests and religious from institutions in and around Shillong together with representatives of the Salesian Cooperators and a large group of youth. . Read More

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Chennai Province Inaugurates Bicentenary of Don Bosco's birth
16/08/2014.  Chennai #N.7161
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, DB-Bicentenary


The bicentenary celebrations of Don Bosco's birth was launched in Chennai Province on 14 August 2014 with a solemn Holy Eucharist at the Sacred Heart College auditorium, Tirupattur, cradle of the Salesians in South India, in the presence of Salesians, members of the Salesian Family, other religious congregations and young people. Bishop Soundararaju Perianayagam SDB of Vellore presided over the Eucharist along with Bp. Lawrence Pius of Dharmapuri and Bp. Needhinathan of Chenglepet. Fr. Jayapalan Raphael SDB, Provincial of Chennai Province, welcomed the gathering. . Read More

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Gender Sensitivity Education launched to mark the Bicentenary of Don Bosco
15/08/2014.  New Delhi #N.7159
Posted by MADDHICHETTY Noel , New Delhi
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Social Life, Marginalized, Life and Health, Justice and Human Rights, Social Development, Curricula Development, Social Ministry, Education, DB-Bicentenary


The Salesian Family collaborators launched the first ''Gender Sensitivity Education ''( GSE) - Training of Trainers, programme on August 11-13 at DBYES-Don Bosco Youth and Educational Services, Bariatu, Ranchi.. Read More

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