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National Web Conference on 'Catholic Education in COVID Era & Beyond' by CBCI (Office for Education & Culture) & DBHEI (Don Bosco Higher Education India Network)
17/07/2020.  INM #N.9427
Posted by ROSARIO Ernest , Chennai
News in Bosco Training , ChildEducare, Curricula Development, Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education Higher , Education School, Education Technical, Marginalized, Media, Skills Training, SPCSA, Youth

The COVID-19 and national lockdown have forced the closure of schools, colleges, and universities for 120+ days with a rare chance of reopening before September 2020. It throws unprecedented challenges to the educational leaders, managers, and administrators. To address this present situation CBCI (Catholic Bishops Conference of India - Office for Education and Culture) in collaboration with DBHEI (Don Bosco Higher Education India Network) is organizing a National Web Conference with the main theme ''Catholic Education in COVID era and beyond - Challenges and Possibilities'' along with Bosco Soft Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and Airmeet (web conference platform) as technology partners and DBICA (Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts) as media partners. The five days and five themes education web conference has already neared 1000 registrations from across India.. Read More

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Psyche & Soul - Weekend Podcast Series Launched
06/07/2020.  INM #N.9419
Posted by PORUTHUR Joseph, Chennai
News in Counselling, Life and Health, Media, Mental Health, Social Life, SPA-India

Marking the solemnity of St Thomas the Apostle of India, the Salesian province of New Delhi launched a new podcast series 'Psyche & Soul'. Director of Sumedha Centre for Psychospiritual Wellbeing at Jeolikote, Uttarakhand Dr. Jose Parappully, Salesian priest and clinical psychologist says, ''the psychospiritual and educational reflection entitled 'Psyche & Soul', is a weekend podcast. I use insights from psychology, sacred scripture as well as the socio-political realities of our everyday life to help us enhance our emotional wellbeing and our spiritual life - our psyche and our soul.'' . Read More

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Don Bosco National YaR Forum Reflects on the Post-COVID-19 Situation of Young-at-Risk
18/06/2020.  INM #N.9410
Posted by PORUTHUR Joseph, Chennai
News in Appointments, Marginalized, Migrants, Social Development, Social Ministry, SPCSA, The Regional, Youth at Risk

An online discussion was organized by DB YaR Forum with the Regional Councillor for South Asia Father Biju Michael, Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar the provincial in-charge of YaR along with the YaR coordinators of all Indian provinces. The main focus of the discussion was adapting to the post COVID-19 situation work with the young at risk, revisiting the annual calendar of YaR, and felicitating Father Thomas Koshy on the completion of his 06 year term. . Read More

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The online interface of BOSCOM & Heads of Networks in South Asia Region
15/06/2020.  INM #N.9405
Posted by ROSARIO Ernest , Chennai
News in Salesian Society

BOSCOM, the media network of SPCSA (Salesian Provincial Conference of South Asia) held an online meeting of the heads of networks of the South Asia Region on 10th June 2020 between 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm to discuss the strategies for better information flow to the upcoming portal '''' which will be the new face of this region.. Read More

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Salesians in Chennai Continue COVID-19 Aid for Stranded Migrants
18/04/2020.  INM #N.9340
Posted by MATTHEWS Dominic , Chennai
News in Development Office, Disasters, Lifestyle, Marginalized, Migrants, Social Ministry

Don Bosco Relief Service(DBRS) under SURABI the Project office of teh Salesian Province of Madras [INM], is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic during the lockdown phase in and around Chennai. 'Stay at Home and be safe' is not a reality for migrants and unorganized labourers who have to work every day to earn their livelihood. Many are from other States. Children cannot stay inside their houses. Chennai Salesians are responding to this Coronavirus outbreak that has had a major impact on two of the most vulnerable communities in Tamil Nadu, migrant construction and brick-kiln labourers, who have been rendered jobless in Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts. . Read More

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Rest In Peace Dr. Soundararaju Periyanayagam Bishop of Vellore
24/03/2020.  INM #N.9300
Posted by MATTHEWS Dominic , Chennai
News in Obituary, Parish / Church, Salesian Society

Bishop Sounararaju Periyanayagam SDB of Vellore was admitted in the German Hospital, Chetpet-Chennai for a few days to be treated for cardiac issues and in the early morning on 21 March he suffered a massive heart attack, which was the cause of his demise. A requiem mass at Kolapalur, his native village was followed by the transferral of his mortal remains to the Christian Medical Hospital, Vellore. . 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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Rector Major visits Don Bosco, Katpadi (INM)
09/09/2019.  INM #N.9160
Posted by MATTHEWS Dominic , Chennai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family

Father Lourdusamy Susai SDB, the Rector of St. Joseph's community welcomed the Rector Major and the dignitaries by floral tributes and words of welcome to the august gathering. The Salesian Family of Katpadi comprising of Past Pupils, VDBs, FMAs, Salesian Co- operators, Youth Groups and numerous other well-wishers were present during this programme. . Read More

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Rector Major visits the Young Salesians at Don Bosco - Tirupattur
09/09/2019.  INM #N.9159
Posted by MATTHEWS Dominic , Chennai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society

Tirupattur is the cradle of the Salesian Society of South India. The Rector Major was given an affectionate welcome by the Don Bosco Aspirantate community under the guidance of Father Alphonse Philip SDB the Rector of the community along with other members Salesians and Salesian Family members. The Rector Major made this exclusive visit to address the young formees who are in the initial formation. The gathering consisted of 28 Aspirants, 25 Pre-Novices and 21 Novices. . Read More

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Rector Major exhorts the Salesian Family - Be authentic Christian Witnesses
09/09/2019.  INM #N.9158
Posted by MATTHEWS Dominic , Chennai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family

Sister Lazar Nirmala FMA, The Salesian Provincial of Chennai welcomed The Rector Major, Father Angel Fernandez Artime at the FMA Provincial House, Kodambakkam. The Salesian Family members too were present for this programme. . Read More

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