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02/03/2021.  Mumbai #N.9612
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Social Life, Youth, Youth Groups

Bosco Youth, Bangalore Zone organized SNEHOTSAVA: A FESTIVAL OF FRIENDSHIP as part of the Zonal Convention at Don Bosco Church, Lingarajapuram. It was an event meant to give our young people an awareness on relationships. Fr. Joe Kokandathil SDB was the chief Resource Person for the day. 120 Bosco Youth from 6 Bosco Youth units of Bangalore Zone actively participated in the programme. 10 Salesians (priests & brothers) and 2 Salesian Sisters were present for the event. SNEHOTSAVA was indeed a rejuvenating experience for our young people after a year-long gap due to the pandemic and other related issues. SNEHOTSAVA had the special privilege of being visited by Rev. Fr. Biju Michael SDB, the Regional of South Asia, and Rev. Fr. Robert Simon, the National Coordinator for Don Bosco Youth Services. . Read More

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26/02/2021.  Chennai #N.9609
Posted by ROSARIO Ernest , Chennai
News in Development Office, Ecology, Green Alliance, Laudato si, SPCSA

''That's one small step for a man; a giant leap for mankind.''Neil Armstrong's immortalised words hold good for anything important that we initiate, however insignificant it may appear. It holds good for the inauguration of the new 45-kilowatt solar power plant on the grid and rainwatercollectors at SPCI Don Bosco House,New Delhi on 23 February 2021. Supported by Jugend Eine Welt- Don Bosco Aktion�sterreich in partnership with Don Bosco Network- Bosconet, this installation is one vital step towards fulfilling the Salesian congregational ambition of greening all Salesian campuses worldwide by 2032.. Read More

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General Councillor for Communication meets with coordinators of the Regions to design the program for Delegates Formation
13/02/2021.  Chennai #N.9597
Posted by ROSARIO Ernest , Chennai
News in Formation, Media, Skills Training, SPCSA

(ANS - Rome) - On February 9th, Fr. Gildasio Mendes, the General Councillor for the Department of Communication met with the Coordinators of the Social Communication Delegates. The main objective of the meeting was to design together with a training cum formation program for the Social Communication delegates under the banner ''Salesian School of Social Communication'' (SSSC). It is expected to commence online in August 2021.. Read More

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Mumbai alumni's Salesian songs get world premiere
18/01/2021.  Mumbai #N.9573
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Art Forms, Media, Salesian Family, Spirituality, Youth

Rome, 17 January 2021: A unique music project which united three continents: Asia, Europe and North America, and three countries: Italy, India, Canada, over a span of ten years had its world premiere at the first on-line and 39th Salesian Family Spirituality Days which took place in Rome, 15 to 17 January 2021.. Read More

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Salesian Family Spirituality Days 2021
14/01/2021.  Mumbai #N.9570
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, Spirituality, Volunteering, Youth, Youth Groups

The Spirituality Days of the Salesian Family take place online from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 January. To date, more than 5,000 registrations have already been made among the 12 regional-linguistic coordination centers.. Read More

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Demise of Rev. Fr. Felix Koikara SDB (INM)
26/12/2020.  Chennai #N.9553
Posted by ROSARIO Ernest , Chennai
News in General

We are deeply saddened to announce the sudden demise of Rev. Fr. Felix Koikara SDB (INM) who passed away at around 4.30 p.m. on 25th December 2020 in the hospital. He was 83 years old. Let us pray for the soul of our beloved Father. May he rest in peace.. Read More

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Don Bosco Anbu Illam, Salem reunites a former bonded child labourer with parents after 11 years
10/12/2020.  Chennai #N.9544
Posted by ROSARIO Ernest , Chennai
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Education, Social Ministry, Success Story, Youth, Youth at Risk

Tears of joy rolled down the eyes of the mother Vijaya and father Thangaraja 48 as they took back their son Meganathan 22 whom they left with a locally powerful debtor along with his younger brother when they were barely ten and nine years of age. The emotional reunion took place in Don Bosco Anbu Illam (DBAI), Salem on Wednesday, formally in the presence of Ms. Uma Maheswari, District Child Protection Officer, Mr. Dass, Chairperson, Child Welfare Committee, and Fr. Dr.Casimir Raj Director, DBAI, Salem. . Read More

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Don Bosco Shrine Distributes Partitions For Auto Drivers
09/12/2020.  Mumbai #N.9543
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Development Office, Disasters, Marginalized, Social Development, Volunteering

Bengaluru: Don Bosco (DB) Shrine Lingarajapuram, near here, in association with Lions Club Bangalore (LCB) Pyramid distributed 15 auto partitions to help the drivers protect themselves and their customers from spreading COVID infections while they continue with their everyday business during these difficult times to support their families.. Read More

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Salesian Social Communication 2020 - Joint meeting of South Asia & East Asia Oceania regions inaugurated
06/11/2020.  Mumbai #N.9525
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Art Forms, Festivals, Formation, Language and Cultures, Media, Rector Major, Youth, Youth Groups

A four-day long joint virtual meeting of the Social Communication Delegates, Bulletin Editors, Publishers and Radio Directors of South Asia and East Asia was inaugurated on Nov. 5th 2020 by Rev. Gildasio Mendes, General Councillor for Social Communication.. Read More

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New residential facility at Hospet, for rescued Child Labourers
09/09/2020.  Mumbai #N.9474
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Justice and Human Rights, Marginalized, Social Life, Social Ministry, Success Story, Youth at Risk

Even as the unfortunate COVID-19 lockdown proved to be a difficult time for many, the Salesians of the Province of Bangalore [INK], managed to complete and inaugurate a new residential facility in Hospet, for rescued child labourers. . Read More

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