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RIP Father Stephen Kuncherakatt - ANS Publishes a Note
08/06/2020.  INB #N.9395
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Lifestyle, Obituary, Profiles, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, Spirituality, Vocation


Indian Salesian Father Stephen Kuncherakatt died in Jerusalem on the night of 02 June 2020. He had been taken to the Italian hospital in Haifa for a check-up; the Salesians who accompanied him were unable to stay with him because of the emergency health rules and Father Kuncherakatt died in silence, accompanied by the sisters of the hospital. Agenzia iNfo Salesiana [ANS], the communication agency of the Salesians of Don Bosco, headquartered in Rome, published an article dated 08 June 2020, reproduced below. . Read More

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30-Minute Film ''Zatti, our Brother'' to Premiere on YouTube on 11 June
08/06/2020.  INB #N.9394
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Agencies, Art Forms, Formation, Justice and Human Rights, Language and Cultures, Life and Health, Lifestyle, Media, Mental Health, Parish / Church, Profiles, Rector Major, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Social Life, Social Ministry, Spirituality, Success Story, Vocation, Youth, Youth Groups


A 30-minute film ''Zatti, our Brother'' on the Salesian lay coadjutor nurse Blessed Artemide Zatti [1880-1951], is to be released on Thursday 11 June at 20:00 hrs, Argentine time, on the YouTube channel of the Argentine Salesian Bulletin. The original language is Spanish, with English, Italian, Portuguese, Polish and French subtitles. This is the 1st Salesian cinematographic narrative work produced in Argentina, by the Argentinian Salesian Bulletin with the support of the 02 Salesian Provinces in Argentina, the Salesian Mission Office in Madrid-Spain, and the Salesians of Don Bosco worldwide.. Read More

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Vatican Accepts Resignation of Salesian Bishop Jerome Dhas Varuvel of Kuzhithurai Diocese
07/06/2020.  INB #N.9393
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Agencies, Appointments, Parish / Church, Profiles, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, Success Story, Vocation


Pope Francis on 06 June accepted the resignation of Salesian Bishop Jerome Dhas Varuvel of Kuzhithurai Diocese in Tamil Nadu. A press release issued by the Vatican noted, ''The Holy Father Pope Francis has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Kuzhithurai, India, presented by Bishop Jerome Dhas Varuvel.'' A Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) press release stated,''the Holy Father has appointed Archbishop Antony Pappusamy of Madurai as Apostolic Administrator of Kuzhithurai.'' Bishop Varuvel had submitted his resignation due to reasons of heath, prior to the mandatory retirement age. . Read More

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Rector Major Appoints New Salesian Family Delegates
05/06/2020.  INB #N.9392
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Appointments, Brothers Congress, DB Alumni, Evangelization, Formation, Parish / Church, Profiles, Rector Major, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Spirituality, Vocation, Volunteering, Youth Groups


The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Father �ngel Fern�ndez Artime,released an official statement on 05 June 2020, naming the new Delegates of the Rector Major for the groups that are spiritually mentored by the Sons of Don Bosco. The newly appointed Delegates are: Father Joan Llu�s Play�, Delegate of the Rector Major for the Secretariat of the Salesian Family;Ecclesiastical Assistant of the VDB (Volunteers of Don Bosco) and CDB (Volunteers with Don Bosco) Bro. Duc (Dominic) Nam Nguyen, Vietnamese Salesian Brother, Delegate of the Rector Major for the Association of the Salesian Cooperators and the Delegate of the Rector Major for the Past Pupils of Don Bosco. Father Alejandro Guevara, Delegate of the Rector Major as Spiritual Animator of the Association of Mary Help of Christians [ADMA]. Father Pier Luigi Cameroni, Postulator General for the Causes of Saints, will also be part of the team of the Secretariat.. Read More

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Don Bosco Green Alliance Launches 'Rethink, Reconnect, Renew' Campaign
05/06/2020.  INB #N.9391
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai  - 1 Comments
News in Agencies, Ecology, Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education Higher , Education School, Justice and Human Rights, Language and Cultures, Laudato si, Lifestyle, Profiles, Projects, Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Social Development, Social Life, Social Ministry, SPCSA, Spirituality, The Regional, Vocation, Volunteering, Youth, Youth Groups


On 05 June 2020, 46th World Environment Day, Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international collective of young people from the Salesian Family institutions, who contribute to global environmental action, thought and policy, launched a new campaign 'Rethink, Reconnect, Renew'. This campaign will be run throughout the ongoing Laudato S�' Year. Father Savio Silveira-Convener Don Bosco Green Alliance addressed a letter on the launch of the new campaign to the Alliance Members. . Read More

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Chennai Salesians 'Relief With Dignity' Sustains Migrants
05/06/2020.  INB #N.9390
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agronomy/Agrotech, Development Office, Disasters, Marginalized, Projects, Social Development, Social Ministry


The devastating COVID-19 gobal pandemic triggered off a humanitarian criss of unprecedented proportions across the globe. It was more severe in India, where people migrate in search of jobs and livelihood almsot on a daily basis. These were left stranded, distressed and desolate in the wake of the COVID-19. In this deplorable scenario, the Chennai Salesians [INM], through theier Province Planning and Development Office [PDO], conceived of a novel idea to sustain these vulnerable stranded. . Read More

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Indian Salesian Father Stephen Kuncherakatt Passes Away in Jerusalem
03/06/2020.  INB #N.9387
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Formation, Lifestyle, Obituary, Profiles, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional, Vocation


Indian Salesian Father Stephen Kuncherakatt, aged 86, passed away at 22:30 hours on 02 June 2020 in Jerusalem. Ailing from and battling 'cancer' since quite some time, he was hospitalised, where he breathed his last. Father Kuncherakatt originally belonged to the Salesian Province of St. Thomas the Apostle Chennai [INM]. At the time of his demise, he was in residence at the Salesian Monastery-Ratisbonne in Jerusalem, of the Salesian Province of Ges� Adolescente [Adolescent Jesus] the Middle East [MOR].. Read More

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Indian Salesian Father Peter Gonsalves Makes His Albums Available for Free on YouTube
01/06/2020.  INB #N.9385
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Art Forms, Education and Culture, Lifestyle, Media, Parish / Church, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Social Life, Spirituality, Success Story, Youth, Youth Groups


As COVID-19 lockdown begins to ease, with Unlock 1.0, the Spirit reminds that God Still Loves the World and with the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of the Church, the sons of Don Bosco together with the entire Salesian family, alumni, cooperators, collaborators, and well-wishers can journey on being 'signs and bearers of God's love to the young. In order that this may be so, Indian Salesian Father Peter Gonsalves, Dean of the Faculty of Social Communication Sciences of the Salesian Pontifical University [UPS] Rome, and appointed by Pope Francis in 2017 as Consultant to the Vatican Secretariat for Communications, offers 02 of his musical albums: The Peter Gonsalves Collection and The Marian Collection, for 'free' on YouTube. . Read More

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MumbaiSalesians Mourn the Demise of Father Byron D'Silva
27/05/2020.  INB #N.9379
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Missions, Obituary, Parish / Church, Profiles, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Vocation


The Salesian Province of St. Francis Xavier Bombay [INB] mourns with great sadness the demise of Father Byron Anthony D'Silva, aged 77, on 27 May 2020 at 14:15hrs, at the Holy Spirit Hospital Andheri-Mumbai. He was a Salesian of Don Bosco for 56 years. The funeral service will be a private ceremony, due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions protocol. Born at Dramapur-Goa on 15 February 1943, Father D'Silva did his novitiate and made his 1st Religious Profession at Yercaud on 24 May 1964. He was ordained priest on 16 December 1972 at Panjim.. Read More

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Father Chrys Saldanha's Golden Jubilee of Priesthood Provides Life Lessons for Young Salesians [ANS Interview]
26/05/2020.  INB #N.9378
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Anniversary, Formation, Profiles, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Spirituality, Success Story, Vocation


Father Chrysanthus Saldanha, fondly called 'Chrys' is currently based at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He commemorated the Golden Jubilee of his sacerdotal ordination on 17 May. He also celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of his religious profession this year. Father Saldanha has dedicated himself to Salesian Formation and has also served as MumbaiSalesians' Provincial of St. Francis Xavier Bombay [INB]. He also coordinated the launch of Project Africa.Father Saldanha has done many good works in his Salesian life. 50 years after his priestly ordination, here is an interview- testimony that can say a lot for and to all young Salesians. Reproduced here, is the Interview published by Agenzia Info Salesiana (ANS).. Read More

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