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Bust of Father Sngi Unveiled at Laitkor
09/11/2021.  Shillong #N.9784
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Lifestyle, Media, Missions, Salesian Society, Success Story

The St. Joseph's Socio-Cultural Organization (SSCO) at Laitkor Parish unveiled the bust of late Father Dr Sylvanus Sngi Lyngdoh, SDB, on the parish premises on November 6. Fr Sngi, a renowned Khasi priest, breathed his last on May 28, 2016. A known exorcist, missionary, author, and political and social thinker, Fr Sngi was born on January 3, 1921, in the Ri Bhoi district.. Read More

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Don Bosco Media Network Launches Cable TV Channel on First Anniversary
02/09/2021.  Shillong #N.9744
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Anniversary, Evangelization, Media, Success Story, Youth

Don Bosco Media Network, Shillong, made another beaming leap by launching its Cable TV Channel on its first anniversary. DBMN started on YouTube Channel a year ago to provide hope to society and ensure factual reporting and positivity. Father Michael Makri, Director of Don Bosco Media Network, attributed the rapid development of the DBMN to God Almighty and the unstinted support of the Salesian Congregation. . Read More

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Youth Centre Turns into Corona Care Centre, Run by Salesian Family
08/07/2021.  Shillong #N.9708
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Development Office, Don Bosco Tech India, Evangelization, Formation, Justice and Human Rights, Life and Health, Marginalized, Media, Mental Health, Migrants, Missions, Salesian Family, Social Development, Social Ministry, Success Story, The Regional, Vocation, Youth, Youth at Risk, Youth Groups

Don Bosco Youth Centre, the educational-recreational hub in Shillong, has turned into a Corona Care Centre for those infected by Covid-19. The Centre became functional on May 6, 2021, under the leadership of its director Father Michael Makri, and assisted by five lay collaborators and the members of the Salesian Family, the Salesian Sisters (FMA) and the MSMHC Sisters. The Centre provides essential services to the post-Covid-19 patients who have completed the Covid-19 treatment from different hospitals.. Read More

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Shillong SYM's Crowned Basketball Champion
28/01/2021.  Shillong #N.9580
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Salesian Society, Sports, Success Story, Youth, Youth Groups

Shillong: The SYM (Salesian Youth Movement) of the Salesian Province of St. John Paul II, Shillong crowned champion in the Basketball tournament organized by TURBA BIKE RIDERS of Ri Bhoi District. The tournament which was held in the newly constructed basketball court located at Umbuda of Nongpoh town started on the 18th January 2021, in which 16 teams from various region of Meghalaya participated. . Read More

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05/12/2020.  Shillong #N.9540
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Salesian Society, Vocation

Champhai/Shillong: Today 5th December is a red letter day in the Diocese of Aizawl Mizoram and the province of St. John Paul II, Shillong as it get its new priest in the person of Deacon Mark Thanglamtluanga SDB from Champhai village. He was ordained priest today at 11am IST by his Lordship Rt Rev Bishop Stephen Rotluanga, the Bishop of Aizawl Diocese in the presence of Father John Zosiama the Vice Provincial of Salesian Shillong Province together with few selected Salesian Priests from Mizoram region, other priests, religious, Deacon Mark's parents and siblings and faithful following strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols from the government of Mizoram. . Read More

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20/11/2020.  Shillong #N.9535
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Education and Culture, Education School, Education Technical, Formation, Media

Shillong: Recently, the Association of the Past Pupils of Don Bosco, Shillong Province, had organized an online singing competition as part of the commemoration of the 150th year of the Past Pupils of Don Bosco worldwide. The singing competition was on the theme ''Don Bosco''; there were two categories - solo and group. There were a number of participants, including from outside the province. The result of the competition was declared online by the Provincial Delegate on 16th October, 2020. The prizes were given at three different regions as it was not possible to have one common programme due to the pandemic.. Read More

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27/10/2020.  Shillong #N.9517
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Catechetics, Education and Culture, Evangelization, Formation, Lifestyle, Media, Missions, Salesian Family, Social Ministry, Spirituality, Success Story, Vocation, Youth, Youth Groups

Shillong: On the 25th October 2020, Father Paul Olphindro Lyngkot, Salesian Provincial of Shillong released a book Ka Jingim jong u Blessed Carlo Acutis jong ka Milan on the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis. It was translated to Khasi from an Italian book Carlo Acutis:15 anni di amicizia con Dio which was authored by Umberto De Vanna. It was released at the premises of Mawlai Parish. . Read More

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First death anniversary of Archbishop Dominic Jala
14/10/2020.  Shillong #N.9504
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Obituary, Profiles

Shillong 10th October: It has been one year since the tragic demise of Archbishop Dominic Jala and Catholics across the city observed the solemn occasion by paying tribute to the late Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Shillong. A Holy Mass presided by the Archbishop of Guwahati Archbishop John Moolachira and concelebrated by five other bishops, priests, religious and few invited guests was held at the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians in Laitumkhrah. Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma together with other ministers also attended the Holy Mass. After the Holy Mass a short program to commemorate the day was held in which two books on the Archbishop were released. This was followed by the visit to the tomb of the Archbishop.. Read More

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Commemorative Volume ''An Affable Pastor'' celebrates life of late Archbishop Dominic Jala
04/09/2020.  Shillong #N.9470
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Evangelization, Life and Health, Obituary, Parish / Church, Profiles, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Spirituality, The Regional, Vocation

A commemorative volume of edited works on the life of late Archbishop Dominic Jala was released on 03 September 2020 by Shillong [INS] Salesian Provincial Father Paul Olphindro Lyngkot at Don Bosco Provincial House, Mawlai. . Read More

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New Khasi Book by Father Raphael Maiong explains different parts of the Mass
28/08/2020.  Shillong #N.9464
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Evangelization, Media, Parish / Church, Profiles, Religion, Spirituality

A book explaining the different parts of the Mass in Khasi language 'Ki Jingbatai Bniah Ia Ka Iukharist Bakhuid' authored by Father Raphael Maiong of the Shillong Salesian Province[INS], was released on 26 August 2020, by Shillong Salesian Provincial Father Paul Olphindro Lyngkot.. Read More

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