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News 2014 September

University team leaves for flood relief
30/09/2014.  Guwahati #N.7235
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Guwahati  - 1 Comments
News in Youth, Disasters, Projects, Youth at Risk, Marginalized, DB Alumni

Responding to last week's floods that ravaged several villages in Assam, Don Bosco University students and faculty have formed three teams to help with relief and rehabilitation. Under the leadership of MSW Department Dr Riju Sharma, two teams swung into action to mobilize relief and rehabilitation materials from Shillong and Guwahati, while a third team has gone to the field camps. . Read More

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Groups and Movements Training Programme 2014 at Hyderabad
24/09/2014.  Mumbai #N.7232
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Salesian Family, Youth Groups

Three younsters, Pearl D'souza, Savio Khare and Andrea Serrao, from Salesian parishes of the Mumbai province travelled to the beautiful state of Telangana on 11 September to take part in the Don Bosco Youth Animation South Asia Groups and Movements Leadership Training programme 2014 at the Don Bosco Provincial House in Hyderabad. They were later joined by other groups from the different Salesian provinces of India. In all, thirty-two youth leaders and youth animators from Tiruchy, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kolkata participated in the programme.. Read More

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''Flood in Bangladesh leaves thousands marooned'', a Salesian reports from the spot
24/09/2014.  Kolkata #N.7230
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Disasters, Agencies, Ecology, Marginalized, Justice and Human Rights, Social Development, Social Ministry, Volunteering, Lifestyle, Missions

. Utrail, Bangladesh: ''Until a week back people in Durgapur Upazilla, Bangladesh, were praying for rain to save their crops. But now they are praying for the rain to stop in order to save at least their lives and the livestock from the fury of the raging river Someswari, which has already broken its banks in several places along its course'', says Fr. Gamaliel, a Salesian working in Utrail, Bangladesh, after witnessing the damage done by the flood waters. Here follows an account of the situation by Fr. Gamaliel. . Read More

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e-Administration: Administrators of INH Province go 'online'
24/09/2014.  Kolkata #N.7229
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Administration

. Hyderabad: The Administrators of the Salesian Province of Hyderabad held their annual meeting on 21 and 22, September, 2014 in Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad. The scope of the meeting was to digitalize and centralize the administration. Fr Sojan, the Economer of the Province, welcomed the administrators and the accountants of the province and introduced the upgraded accounting package (ACME-ERP). He appreciated all the efforts put in for the smooth functioning of the houses by all the Administrators. The presence and active participation of a few lay accountants added variety and colour to the meeting. . Read More

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Promoting Equity and Safe Environment for Women and Girl Child
24/09/2014.  Kolkata #N.7228
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Salesian Family, Social Life, Marginalized, Social Development, Social Ministry, Lifestyle, DB-Bicentenary

. Hyderabad: ''Gender Sensitivity Education (GSE) - Training of Trainers'', was organized from 19th to 21st September, 2014 at Don Bosco Navajeevan, Ramanthapur , Hyderabad, Telangana by Salesian Family commission (SFC) in collaboration with Salesian Social Forum (SFF) and Don Bosco YaR Forum. This is the second of its kind organized by Salesian Family Commission, to mark the Bicentenary of Don Bosco who championed the cause of rights of the young people of his times and took initiatives to provide safe ambient for the young of both genders. . Read More

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Training for teachers on prevention of subtance abuse among school childen
20/09/2014.  Mumbai #N.7227
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Youth, Youth at Risk, Life and Health, Education

A half day training programme for teachers in identification and prevention of substance abuse among school children was organized by Don Bosco Research Centre (DBRC) and Wamanrao Muranjan school, Mulund in the school hall on September 13, 2014. The workshop was attended by twenty teachers of the secondary section and junior college and some teachers from the neighbouring schools. . Read More

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Value Education Teachers' Forum 2014
20/09/2014.  Mumbai #N.7226
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Spirituality, Formation, Education School, Counselling, Lifestyle, Education

The Archdiocesan Value Education Centre (AVEC) organized a seminar for teachers on September 18, 2014 at Don Bosco International School (DBIS), Matunga. The Seminar was open to Catholic as well as non-Catholic schools and institutions. . Read More

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Resting in the Lord, First Retreat at the Province of Panjim
18/09/2014.  Panjim #N.7224
Posted by LOBO Joaquim, Panjim
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Formation, Vocation, Lifestyle

Twenty-nine perpetually professed Salesian fathers and brothers of the Panjim Province came together to spend 6 days in reflection and prayer at the Don Bosco Agro-Ed Complex, Sulcorna as part of their annual retreat from 8-14 September. . Read More

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Salesian Cooperators of Shillong-Silchar Province hold Annual Meet
18/09/2014.  Shillong #N.7223
Posted by Dianetious Fernandez, Shillong
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Parish / Church, DB-Bicentenary

The 37th Annual Meet of the Association of Salesian Cooperators (ASC) of the Shillong-Silchar Province was held at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Pynthorumkhrah and hosted by Bellefonte centre on the 13th and 14th of September 2014. The theme of the Meet was 'Salesian Cooperators accompanying Family and Youth'.. Read More

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Fr. Santosh Minj Laid to Rest
17/09/2014.  Guwahati #N.7221
Posted by VADAKKEKARA Abhilash , Guwahati
News in Youth, Salesian Family, Parish / Church, Obituary

The mortal remains of Fr. Santosh Minj, who passed away on 15th Sept was laid to rest in the Catholic Cemetery, Uzanbazar on 16th Sept. The requiem Mass at 2:30 pm was solemnized by Arch. John Moolachira, Archbishop of Guwahati and concelebrated by more than 100 priests and attended by a packed Church, among whom were also the relatives and dear ones of Fr. Santosh.. Read More

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