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Prafulta DARE - 1st Time in India
10/02/2020.  INB #N.9273
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Counselling, Life and Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Psychology, Success Story

MumbaiSalesians' Prafulta co-partnered with DARE (Dynamic Attachment Repatterning Experience), a groundbreaking somatic attachment training created by Diane Poole Heller and facilitated by Patricia Meadows MS, RN, RCST, SEP - somatic experiencing practitioner and a holistic trauma therapist with over 40 years' experience facilitating healing and transformation. Modules 01 and 02 of the 04-module training for psychotherapists, trauma therapists and somatic therapists was held at Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga-Mumbai from 28 January to 02 February 2020. Introduced in India for the 1st time by Prafulta, there were 23 participants, including 06 Assistants with Patricia Meadows, who hails from West Virginia-USA, and has trained and assisted extensively with Diane Poole Heller, the creator of DARe, before becoming a DARe faculty member.. Read More

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SIGA Chennai Aiming for WorldSkills 2021
02/02/2020.  INM #N.9271
Posted by PORUTHUR Joseph, Chennai  - 1 Comments
News in Education Technical, Skills Training, Success Story

The Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts [SIGA] Chennai, hosted and participated in the District-cum-State Level competitions of the India Skills 2020, on 27 January 2020, as a lead up to the WorldSkills 2021. Out of 44 Print Media Technology participants from various districts in Tamil Nadu, Elakiya Sree and Ponmareeswarn qualified for the next level competitions. SIGA HoD Fredrick, and Lecturer Peter Nirmalraj, were part of the jury. . Read More

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DBCIC Mawlai Exhibits Sonia Gandhi Donated Artefacts
30/01/2020.  INS #N.9270
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Agencies, Art Forms, Education and Culture, Festivals, Language and Cultures, Lifestyle, Media, Missions, Profiles, Projects, Salesian Society, Social Development, Social Life, Spirituality, Success Story

The Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures known as Don Bosco Museum at Mawlai is exhibiting artefacts donated to DBCIC by Sonia Gandhi. Charles Pyngrope MLA inaugurated the exhibition on 28 January 2020.. Read More

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Sambalpur Bishop ordains Salesian Deacon in Rourkela
30/01/2020.  INC #N.9269
Posted by Nirmol Toppo, Kolkata
News in Festivals, Formation, Lifestyle, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Vocation

Deacon Clement Lakra was ordained priest by Bishop Niranjan Sual Singh of Sambalpur on 19 January 2020 at Jalda near Rourkela in Odisha. 11 Salesians from the Salesian province of Kolkata and 06 from New Delhi were among the thousands of faithful who witnessed the sacerdotal ordination of Deacon Lakra, and a Capuchin deacon. Father Sunil Lakra was the Provincial's delegate to present Deacon Lakra.. Read More

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Kolkata Salesians get 15th Santhal Priest
29/01/2020.  INC #N.9267
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education Dept, Missions, Parish / Church, Profiles, Religion, Salesian Family, Social Life, Spirituality, Success Story, Vocation, Youth, Youth Groups

Purnea, 29 January 2020 -- Bishop Angelus Kujur of Purnea ordained deacon Manoj Mario Hansda as priest at St Peter's Cathedral Purnea-Bihar on 18 January 2020. Over 75 priests concelebrated alongwith Vicar General of Purnea Father Francis Tirkey, Kolkata Salesian Provincial Father Nirmol Gomes and ViceProvincial Father Joseph Pauria.. Read More

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Prafulta Convocation Ceremony for ABE Teachers held in Mumbai
19/01/2020.  INB #N.9268
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Education School, Salesian Society

The Convocation Ceremony for 42 Archdiocesan Board of Education (ABE-Archdiocese of Bombay) Teachers, trained in 'Basic Skills in Counselling' conducted from June-November 2019, by Mumbai Salesians' Prafulta-Centre for Psychogical Wellness, was held on 19 January 2020, at St. Andrew's College Bandra. Prafulta has been conducting this course for the past 14 years. . Read More

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Five Salesian Priests Ordained in Shillong
18/01/2020.  INS #N.9265
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Missions, Parish / Church, Religion, Salesian Family, Spirituality, Vocation

Fathers Albestar Kharkongor, Anthony Mallai, Donborlang Kurbah, Kennedy Kharkongor and Ritonbor Kharkongor Salesian priest together with six other young men which included one Salesian for Guwahati Province, one Capuchin priest, two Claretians priests and two Diocesans priests were ordained today at the premises of the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, Laitumkhrah by Bishop Victor Lyngdoh - the Bishop of Jowai Diocese. . Read More

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Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Sacred Heart Novitiate, Hyderabad
15/01/2020.  INH #N.9264
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Anniversary, Festivals, Formation, Vocation

Sacred Heart Novitiate, Manoharabad, Telangana, 11 January 2020: Sacred Heart Novitiate Manoharabad of the Province of St. Joseph Hyderabad celebrated its Silver Jubilee of its existence on 11th January 2020. The celebrations started with the Holy Eucharist presided over by Most Rev. Thumma Bala, the Archbishop of Hyderabad diocese, concelebrated by Rev. Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhasker, Provincial, Father Jose Mathew the delegate for formation of South Asia, Father John Samala the first Novice Master, Father K.M. Sebastian and Father Sebastian John, the later Novice Masters, Father Noel the 3rd Provincial of Hyderabad Province, other Priests who worked in the Novitiate as administrators, as also other Salesian Priests and the priests as well as other religious. . Read More

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Yercaud Novices of 1973-74 Reunite at Don Bosco Lonavla
14/01/2020.  INB #N.9263
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in General

Salesian Novices from Yercaud of the Class of 1973 -1974 were a numerous 63 young dreamy-eyed boys filled with a steely-resolve to follow Christ the Don Bosco way, under the genial mentorship of Father Rosario Krishnaraj SDB of revered memory, with 52 eventually making their 1st profession. This jolly band of young men having matured like fine wine over the years, meet up once in 03 years. . Read More

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Arunachal youth from hospitality industry meet in Kerala
13/01/2020.  INB #N.9262
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Education and Culture, Education Dept, Salesian Society

Kuravilangad, 12 January 2020 A two-days 'residential training-cum-evaluation meeting' of the hospitality trainees of Don Bosco Youth Centre (DBYC) Itanagar working in various resorts in the state met at Kuravilangad near Kottayam, Kerala, from 10th to 11th January. . Read More

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