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Father Gildasio Mendes Inaugurates Salesian School of Social Communication
24/09/2021.  Kochi #N.9756
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Media, Social Ministry


The General Councillor for Social Communication, Father Gildasio Mendes, inaugurated and declared open online the Salesian School of Social Communication (SSSC) on September 24, 2021. Introducing the vision and objectives of the year-long programme, Father Mendes highlighted September 24 as a historically significant day for the Salesian order. He said: ''We are commencing an important journey keeping in mind the evangelisation mission of the Church to be achieved effectively through communication.'' As emphasised by different general chapters of Salesian Congregation, he said, Communication is a priority dimension for Salesians. . Read More

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Don Bosco Institute Launches First Centre of Excellence in Nepal
22/09/2021.  Kathmandu, Nepal #N.9754
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Skills Training, Social Development, Youth


Schneider Electric Foundation - the social commitment arm of Schneider Electric and Don Bosco Institute, Nepal, committed to the poor young people in the Kathmandu valley, has launched a Centre of Excellence at Lalitpur, Nepal. Honourable Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Nepal, Pampha Bhusal, inaugurated the centre with French Ambassador-designate Gilles Bourbao present. With State-of-the-art equipment and facilities, the centre will provide vocational training and skill development to around 1000 youth over the next five years in home and building installation, basic automation, home automation, safe and secure building operations, industrial installations controls and drives.. Read More

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Angel Fernandez Fernandez, Father of our Rector Major Passes Away
15/09/2021.  Rome #N.9752
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional


(ANS - Rome) - At 7 am today, 15 September, Angel Fernandez Fernandez, the father of our Rector Major, Fr Angel Fernandez Artime, breathed his last after a long illness. Born in Luanco, Asturias, Spain, on 12 June 1932, he passed away after 89 years of life and 61 years of marriage by the side of his mother Isabel Artime.. Read More

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Past Pupil Wins Kerala State Women's Commission Media Award
11/09/2021.  Angadikadavu #N.9750
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in DB Alumni, Education, Education and Culture, Media, Social Life


The Kerala State Women's Commission 2020 Media Award for the Best Feature on Women is won by Sreekala MS, an alumnus of the Department of Journalism, Don Bosco College Angadikadavu. Sreekala completed her Master of Communication and Journalism course in 2016. She is currently working as a subeditor in Mathruboomi Newspaper, Thrissur, Kerala. . Read More

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A Gift to Facilitate Sporting Spirit in Young Minds
07/09/2021.  Chennai #N.9749
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Marginalized, Volunteering, Youth


Accomplishing the words of Vern Gambetta, a conditioning coach, who said, 'Create an environment where champions are inevitable', The HCL Foundation has gifted a Hi-Tech Multi-purpose Sports Bus to Don Bosco Anbu Illam Social Service Society. The supporting act of HCL will reach the talents in the slum communities of Chennai and encourage and motivate the marginalized and underprivileged young minds in sports. . Read More

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Don Bosco Kurla Hosts Maharashtra State Skill Competition 2021
07/09/2021.  Mumbai #N.9748
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Don Bosco Tech India, Skills Training


Don Bosco Kurla hosted the Maharashtra State Skill Competition 2021 from September 3 to 5, 2021. The competitions were held to select candidates from India for the 46th WorldSkills Competition from October 12-17, 2022, in Shanghai, China. The event has provided a platform for the youth of the state to showcase their skills. Nearly 20,090 youngsters in the age group of 17-25 years registered for the event. . Read More

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Social Work Students Rebuild Dilapidated Library in Remote Kerala Village
17/08/2021.  Kollam #N.9733
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Education, Education and Culture, Social Development, Social Ministry


The Social Work students of Don Bosco College, Kottiyam, Kerala, with collaboration from the local village, Rosemala, on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border, rebuilt a dilapidated and abandoned library and inaugurated the facelifted library on August 15, 2021.. Read More

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Fisherfolk Women to Drive Electric Autos; FCDP Gearing Up Cultural Shift
09/08/2021.  Kollam #N.9726
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Self Help Groups, Skills Training, Social Development


Fishermen Community Development Program (FCDP) of the Salesian Province of Bangalore has marked the beginning of yet another phase of its creative community involvement with the inauguration and the first phase of its distribution of electric autos to women on August 4, 2021, in Kollam, Kerala. FCDP is a voluntary organization founded in 1979, under the guidance and leadership of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Bangalore Province, for the integral development of all fisherfolk living in the coastal area of Kollam (Quilon). . Read More

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Young People Invited to Hope and Serve Humanity
09/08/2021.  Bangalore #N.9725
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Parish / Church, Youth, Youth Groups


As the Church in India celebrated the National Youth Sunday on August 8, new members were inducted into the youth group of Don Bosco Church Lingarajapuram, Bangalore. Forty-three youngsters took membership in the youth group of the parish. . Read More

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PALS Come Together Amid Unrelenting Pandemic
02/08/2021.  Bangalore #N.9722
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Youth, Youth Groups


The youth animators, leaders and Salesians of the state of Karnataka gathered for two days in the Salesian Provincial House, Bangalore, celebrating PALS-2021 (Programme for Animators, Leaders and Salesians) even amid the unrelenting pandemic. The two-day programme, slated for July 31 and August 1, had 52 youth leaders and 18 animators and Salesians (SDBs and FMAs) from 20 centres of Bosco Youth. The regional youth director, Father William D'souza SDB, facilitated the programme. . Read More

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