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Father Tom Uzhannalil sdb, reaches India
28/09/2017.  Mumbai #N.8500
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional

Father Mathew Thonikuzhiyil, sdb the Salesian Provincial from Bangalore Province along with Father Jose Mathew Koorappallil, sdb from the Province of New Delhi along with other Government of India dignitaries warmly welcomed Father Tom to India at the Indira Gandhi International Airport at Delhi.. Read More

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RMG - Fr Tom's journey home begins
27/09/2017.  Mumbai #N.8501
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Religion, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Social Development, SPCSA, Spirituality, The Regional

(ANS - Rome) - After more than 18 months of captivity in Yemen and two weeks of rest and medical treatment in the Vatican, Fr Tom Uzhunnalil is finally about to return to his country, India, to re-embrace his family and his confreres of the Bangalore Province. Yesterday, Tuesday, September 26, the Salesian missionary returned to the General House to greet the new Salesian missionaries and to take leave of the Rector Major, Fr Angel Fernandez Artime.. Read More

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Tej-Prasarini Silver Jubilee Celebrations
26/09/2017.  Mumbai #N.8499
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, The Regional

Tej-Prasarini - Don Bosco Communications - the publishing arm of the Salesian Province of Mumbai celebrated its Silver Jubilee with grandeur and enthusiasm with an event that included a series of dances, songs and a touch of Biblical magic at St. Andrew's Auditorium in Bandra on September 22.. Read More

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Seminar on ''Restorative Justice and Children'' organised by Don Bosco YaR
25/09/2017.  Guwahati #N.8495
Posted by Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan, Guwahati  - 1 Comments
News in Media, Social Development, SPCSA, Youth, Youth at Risk

The 12th Annual National Seminar of Youth at Risk (YAR) on the Theme ''Restorative Justice and Children'' was held at Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati on 18th and 19th September. His Excellency, Shri. Ranjit Shekhar Mushahary, former Governor of Meghalaya, Shri. Surendra Kumar IPS, IGP, Crime Branch, Assam and Shmt. Bobita Sharma, former Chairperson, ASFFDC Ltd graced the inaugural session as the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honours respectively. Besides, a large number of guests participated in the National Seminar. Father V. M. Thomas, Provincial of Guwahati, Father Thathi Reddy, YaR National President and Provincial of Hyderabad and over 150 delegates including YaR office bearers and child right experts were present at the inaugural event. . Read More

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Father Tom's release: Thanksgiving Mass Organised in Bangalore
17/09/2017.  Mumbai #N.8494
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Salesian Society, SPCSA

Bangalore: The Bangalore Archdiocese, the Salesians of Bangalore Province and the Catholic Religious of India Bangalore Unit came together at St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral at 5 pm on Thursday to thank the Lord for the release of Fr. Tom Uzhunalil SDB, abducted in Yemen 18 months ago. . Read More

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With Oman help, Abducted Salesian priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil rescued from Yemen
12/09/2017.  Mumbai #N.8492
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA

Father Uzhunnalil was kidnapped by a group of armed men on March 4, 2016, during an attack on the home of the Missionaries of Charity in Aden, Yemen, where 16 people died, including 4 religious. Official confirmation came from a tweet by Sushma Swaraj, the Honourable Indian Foreign Minister. The ministry of external affairs has confirmed the report. ''I am happy to inform that Fr Tom Uzhunnalil has been rescued,'' external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted. . Read More

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Father Gerad Majella SDB conferred Phd in Philosophy by The Universal press Media Education Vidyapith
11/09/2017.  Chennai #N.8491
Posted by MATTHEWS Dominic , Chennai
News in Education Higher

Universal press Media Education Vidyapith organised a Honorary Doctorate convocation for almost 46 members belonging to different parts of Tamil Nadu. Father Gerad Majella SDB received his DOCTORATE IN PHILOSOHY. . Read More

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Valedictory Programme at Don Bosco Institute
10/09/2017.  Guwahati #N.8490
Posted by Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan, Guwahati
News in Don Bosco Tech India, Education Technical, Skills Training, Success Story

September 5, 2017 will remain a red letter day for about 178 Bosconians who have graduated after having completed three months of vocational courses at the Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati. The graduation ceremony began at 9.30 am was graced by the presence of Sr. Augustinet, the Regional Superior of Missionaries of charity along with other two sisters, the Executive Director, the associate and the deputy directors, the staff and students of DBI. . Read More

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Conference on ''Lay Minisitries in North East India'' held at DBI, Guwahati
10/09/2017.  Guwahati #N.8489
Posted by Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan, Guwahati
News in Evangelization, Missions

The North Eastern Regional Pastoral Conference, a gathering of the Catholic Church leadership was inaugurated by His Excellency Giambattista Di Quattro, Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal 9th September at Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati, on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra. The conference is attended by a total of 200 leaders from across various rank and file of the Catholic Church in NE. His Excellency Giambattista Di Quattro inaugurated the conference in an official function in the presence of CBCI General Secretary Rt. Rev. Theodore Mascarenhas, Archbishops and Bishops from 15 dioceses of North East India and a large number of priests, nuns and laity representing all dioceses and religious communities of North East India. The theme of the conference is, ''LAY MINISTRIES IN NORTH EAST INDIA''. . Read More

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