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Altar Servers of Mumbai Province rally around Don Bosco
10/11/2014.  Mumbai #N.7296
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Youth, Salesian Family, Youth Groups, Parish / Church, Religion, Vocation, DB-Bicentenary

To commemorate the bicentenary of Don Bosco's birth, the Province of Mumbai organized an Altar Servers' Rally on Sunday, November 9 at St. John Bosco Church, Borivili. Over 300 young altar servers accompanied by 30 animators from 10 parishes rallied together to reflect on the theme 'Don Bosco needs You'. Salesian institutions from as far as Pune and Nashik also took part in the rally.. Read More

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Mission Animation Team studies ''Family as the nucleus of evangelization''
10/11/2014.  Kolkata #N.7293
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Evangelization, The Regional, Parish / Church, Catechetics, Missions

. CHENNAI: The Annual Seminar for the Provincial Delegates for Mission Animation (PDMA) of South Asia commenced at the Salesian Provincial House, Chennai on 9 November. There was a remarkable difference this year as participation of most of the branches of the Salesian Family in this region made the seminar with the theme ''Family as the nucleus of evangelization'' truly a ''Family'' undertaking. . Read More

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Training programmes and campaigns focus on child rights as human rights
09/11/2014.  Hyderabad #N.7292
Posted by THARAKAN John, Hyderabad
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Youth at Risk, Justice and Human Rights, Social Ministry, Self Help Groups, Volunteering, Education

''Child Rights are Human Rights, and dear Children, we care for you!'' This was the focus of a series of training programmes and publicity campaigns conducted during the first week of November at Don Bosco Navajeevan, Hyderabad. These included the Hub level training for the web application HLK-ChildMISS, Human Rights Education for government school teachers, and the release of posters and T-shirts for the Child Safety Net Campaign.These programmes took place in the context of the 25th year of the approval of the UN Convention on Child Rights (1989-2014).. Read More

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Salesian Family ponders on ''Learning from Don Bosco''
08/11/2014.  Guwahati #N.7289
Posted by VADAKKEKARA Abhilash , Guwahati
News in Youth, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Vocation, Lifestyle, Salesian Society, DB-Bicentenary

As part of the bicentenary celebrations of Don Bosco's birth, a seminar on 'Learning from Don Bosco' was organised for the members of the Salesian family, Guwahati and Karbi Anglong regions on 8 November at St. Mary's School, Guwahati. It was an attempt to understand more deeply the charism and works of St. John Bosco, the founder of the Salesians and the Salesian Movement. Over a hundred priests, brothers, sisters, cooperators, past pupils and lay collaborators of the Salesian Family attended the seminar. . Read More

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All India Don Bosco Principals' Conference underway in Mumbai
07/11/2014.  Mumbai #N.7288
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Education and Culture, Spirituality, Salesian Family, The Regional, Education School, Anniversary, Education Dept, Education

National Educational Conference of Don Bosco Schools (NECDBS) 2014 commenced on 6 November at Don Bosco International School Matunga, Mumbai. The chief guest at the inauguration ceremony was the Minister of State for Power and Energy Mr. Piyush Goyal, who is also an alumnus of Don Bosco Matunga.. Read More

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Fr. Amalraj Cappel SDB Passes Away
07/11/2014.  Chennai #N.7287
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Salesian Family, Vocation, Obituary

Fr. Amalraj Cappel SDB of the Salesian Province of Chennai passed away in the early hours of 7th November at Adamangalam, near Vellore, in Tamil Nadu. He was 63 years old. He had been ailing from diabetes-related complications. His funeral will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday 7th November at the Salesian cemetery in Tirupattur.. Read More

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Jubilarians felicitated in Mumbai Province
06/11/2014.  Mumbai #N.7286
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Salesian Family, Anniversary, Vocation, Salesian Society

The Salesians of the Mumbai province gathered together to celebrate the jubilees of Frs. Byron D'Silva, Cyril deSouza and Vincent Rasquinha who completed their Golden Jubilee of Profession and Frs. Francis Fernandes and Paul Antao who celebrated their Silver Jubilee on November 1, 2014. . Read More

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The General Councillor for Youth Ministry Visits 'Valdocco' of Hyderabad
04/11/2014.  Hyderabad #N.7285
Posted by BELLAMKONDA Anthony Sudhakar, Hyderabad
News in Youth, The Regional, Social Life, Youth at Risk, Education School, SPCSA, Marginalized, Social Ministry, ChildEducare, DB-Bicentenary

Don Bosco Rehabilitation Centre (DBRC), Ramanthapur was blessed on 3 November with the visit of Fr Fabio Attard, Salesian General Councilor for Youth Ministry and his team, and the provincial Delegates of Don Bosco Youth Animation - South Asia. Fr Attard was accompanied by Hyderabad Salesian Provincial Fr Balaraju, and Fr Miguel Angel a youth pastoral team member from Rome, and 35 delegates from the 11 provinces of India and Srilanka. DBRC is to Hyderabad Province what Valdocco was for the Salesians at the inception of their Society in Turin.. Read More

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DBYA-SA ends Council Meeting, pledges to continue the 'Journey' begun!
04/11/2014.  Kolkata #N.7284
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Spirituality, Evangelization, Youth Groups, The Regional, Youth at Risk, Administration, Social Ministry, Vocation, Salesian Society, Education

. Hyderabad: Don Bosco Youth Animation - South Asia (DBYA-SA) Council meeting which began on the 31 October at Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad, came to a close here this evening. During the meeting 36 delegates from the 11 provinces of India and Sri Lanka spent the whole four days studying the document ''Salesian Youth Ministry: Frame of Reference''. The four day workshop had begun with the specific objective of taking the whole South Asian region forward ''from the Document to a Journey''. . Read More

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Yearlong Jubilee Celebration draws to a close at Mawlai Parish
03/11/2014.  Shillong #N.7280
Posted by Joseph Pulinthanath, Shillong
News in Salesian Family, Evangelization, Parish / Church, Festivals, Anniversary, Lifestyle, Missions

The year-long Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Mawlai Parish in the Northeastern city of Shillong was concluded with a solemn Eucharistic celebration presided over by Archbishop Dominic Jala, Salesian Provincial Fr. George Maliekal, and a large number of clergy, religious and laity on 26 October.. Read More

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