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Two new priests, Fathers Ranson D'Souza SDB and Evangelo D'Souza SDB ordained in Mumbai
19/12/2017.  Mumbai #N.8626
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional


: The Salesian congregation of the province of Mumbai and the Catholic Church were gifted with two new priests, Father Evangelo D'Souza and Father Ranson D'Souza, through their priestly Ordination at the Shrine of Don Bosco's Madonna in Mumbai on December 16.. Read More

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Christmas Spirit of Sharing and Giving
19/12/2017.  Mumbai #N.8625
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Education, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional


: Don Bosco, Matunga is an institution that imbibes the spirit of sharing and giving, two virtues that form the crux of the Christmas season as well. On December 15 and 16, hundreds of students and staff from the institution organised the Christmas Panorama, a the blue riband event aimed at ushering in the Christmas spirit at the Matunga campus.. Read More

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Salesian priest remembers the day Father Tom was kidnapped in Yemen
16/12/2017.  Mumbai #N.8622
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
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India - Salesian Father George Muttathuparambil received the phone call at 11:15 in the morning on March 4, 2016.. Read More

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'I was not worthy to be a martyr'
15/12/2017.  Mumbai #N.8621
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Society, Spirituality, The Regional


: When Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Salesian Priest, kept hostage for 557 days by terrorists in Yemen, was finally released from captivity on September 12, 2017, the world listened carefully for his testimony. Would it be one of resentment, bitterness, pain or torture? His abductors had after all gunned down 16 people, including four Missionaries of Charity nuns, in front of his eyes, before scurrying him away to an undisclosed location. Could anyone emerge from captivity unscathed? . Read More

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Colombia - Among world's Top 50 teachers: Carlos Sanchez from San Juan Bosco Industrial Technical Institute
15/12/2017.  Mumbai #N.8620
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Society, The Regional


(ANS - Contratacion) - Among the world's 50 best teachers selected in the 2018 ''Global Teacher Prize'' - an award considered the ''Nobel'' of the education sector - is a teacher of the San Juan Bosco Industrial & Technical Institute of Contratacion, Santander, Province of Colombia-Bogota. His name: Carlos Enrique Sanchez Santamaria, professor of Information Technology and Communication.. Read More

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Twenty Eight Salesian Cooperators profess at Puthenthurai, Tiruchy
13/12/2017.  Tiruchy #N.8618
Posted by Lawrence Britto Ashok, Tiruchy  - 1 Comments
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Twenty Eight Salesian Cooperators made their promise at Puthenthurai on 10 December 2017. The promise of the new cooperators was received by Mr. Xavier, the provincial coordinator, Mr. Manohar the Secretary and Mrs. Arul Gnanam the Treasurer. . Read More

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DON BOSCO'S MICKEY MAGONE NOW AVAILABLE IN GUJARATI
12/12/2017.  Mumbai #N.8623
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Art Forms, BOSCO, Catechetics, Education and Culture, Evangelization, Festivals, Language and Cultures, Life and Health, Lifestyle, Media, Profiles, Rector Major, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Success Story, The Regional, Vocation, Youth, Youth at Risk, Youth Groups


The life-story of Don Bosco's pupil Mickey Magone who reformed himself from a street hooligan to an aspiring saint in the 18th century is now available in Gujarati. The fruit of a long-drawn laborious effort by Father Dinesh Vasava, Mickey Magone is a short, crisp booklet featuring incidents from the young lad's life prior to and after meeting with Don Bosco in the alleyways of Turin during the aftermath of the industrial revolution.. Read More

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Nepal - Salesian aid starts to bear fruit
12/12/2017.  Mumbai #N.8617
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Social Development, The Regional


(ANS - Kathmandu) - Salesians have been present in Nepal since 1992. First with the start of a center in Dharan, in the East of the country, then Sirsia (1996), Kathmandu, Baroul and Chakkarghatty ( 2014) and, finally, Biratnagar (2017). Undoubtedly, the most difficult moment was the double earthquake of 2015 which devastated the capital and caused more than 8,800 deaths, and destroyed homes, schools and hospitals.. Read More

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Sustainable future for Don Bosco Yerwada
12/12/2017.  Mumbai #N.8616
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai  - 1 Comments
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PUNE: Don Bosco Junior College, Yerwada switched to clean energy generation using solar electrification and a 31 Kilowatt solar plant, to power fans, air conditioners, lights, water pumps and computers at the institution on December 5. . Read More

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In His Time
12/12/2017.  Mumbai #N.8615
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Salesian Society, The Regional, Youth Groups


NASHIK: ''In His time, He makes all things beautiful, in His time,'' was the main message of Father Tom Uzhunnalil when he visited Divyadaan, Nashik, on December 9. . Read More

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