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Indian Catechetical Association Reflects on Education to Love
28/02/2020.  Kolkata #N.9281
Posted by Nirmol Toppo, Kolkata
News in Catechetics, Education and Culture, Evangelization, Formation, Missions, Religion, Spirituality, Youth, Youth Groups

Kolkata: The Indian Catechetical Association held its 24th Annual Meet at Nitika Don Bosco, from 12 to 14 February 2020, with 57 Catechism teachers from across India. Several research presentations on Education to Love: A Catechetical Perspective, were made.. Read More

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Don Bosco College Panjim organises National Seminar on Old Age Care & Welfare
26/02/2020.  Panjim #N.9277
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Education, Life and Health

A 02 day National Seminar on 'Old Age Care and Welfare' was organised at Don Bosco College, Panjim on 11 February 2020. Provincial of the Salesian Province of Panjim Father Felix Fernandes was the guest of honuor and R. Menaka, Collector North Goa District was the chief guest for the occasion. . Read More

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Week 01 at General Chapter 28: Welcome, Reports, Study, Reflection, Discernment
22/02/2020.  Mumbai #N.9280
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Chapter, Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, The Regional, Youth

Father Stefano Vanoli, Moderator General Chapter 28 in his pre-Chapter 'good night' on 15 February 2020 at the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians said, ''We are in Valdocco, we are from Valdocco'' not as a mere statement, but also as a greeting of welcome for the Salesians, Daughters of Mary Help of Christians and lay faithful arriving in Turin-Valdocco as participants, reminding them that it is a return to Valdocco after 62 years. The General Chapter 28, with its significantly 'biblical 07' week-duration, with the 242 Capitulars, representing the 7 Regions, comprising of 66 nationalities engaged in active youth ministry in over 130 countries, is intensely seeking answers to the question ''What type/kind of Salesians for the young people of today?'' till it concludes on 04 April. GC 28 is expected to be a General Chapter that will provide renewed strength of purpose to the vocation and charismatic identity of Don Bosco's disciples.. Read More

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General Chapter 28 Begins at Valdocco-Turin
16/02/2020.  Mumbai #N.9276
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, The Regional

The XXVIII General Chapter (GC28) of the Society of St. Francis deSales on ''What kind/type of Salesians for the young people of today?'' has begun today Sunday 16 February, with the inaugural Eucharist at 18:30 (UTC +1) in the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians-Turin, broadcast live on the ANS Facebook page and on the website, and will end on Saturday 04 April, with over 240 Capitulars, at the Salesians of Don Bosco Mother House in Turin-Valdocco. . Read More

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PARA Andhra Pradesh organises Salesian Social Forum (SSF) Meet
12/02/2020.  Hyderabad #N.9274
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad  - 1 Comments
News in Justice and Human Rights, Marginalized, Salesian Society, Social Ministry, The Regional

14 Salesians consisting of 07 from INM, 05 from INH and 02 from INK participated in a 03-day SSF (Salesian Social Forum)Meet organised by PARA (People's Action for Rural Awakening), at Ravulapalem, in verdant Konaseema of East Godavari District in Andhra Pradesh.. Read More

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Prafulta DARE - 1st Time in India
10/02/2020.  Mumbai #N.9273
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Counselling, Life and Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Psychology, Success Story

MumbaiSalesians' Prafulta co-partnered with DARE (Dynamic Attachment Repatterning Experience), a groundbreaking somatic attachment training created by Diane Poole Heller and facilitated by Patricia Meadows MS, RN, RCST, SEP - somatic experiencing practitioner and a holistic trauma therapist with over 40 years' experience facilitating healing and transformation. Modules 01 and 02 of the 04-module training for psychotherapists, trauma therapists and somatic therapists was held at Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga-Mumbai from 28 January to 02 February 2020. Introduced in India for the 1st time by Prafulta, there were 23 participants, including 06 Assistants with Patricia Meadows, who hails from West Virginia-USA, and has trained and assisted extensively with Diane Poole Heller, the creator of DARe, before becoming a DARe faculty member.. Read More

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SIGA Chennai Aiming for WorldSkills 2021
02/02/2020.  Chennai #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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