Stop Being a Recipient; Be an Influencer

Bombay, 2024 Jun 17

Addressing the BOSCOM Executive Council members at the Salesian Provincial House, Fr. Savio Silveira, the SPCSA Provincial In-charge of Social Communication and the Provincial of the Salesian Province of Bombay, urged members to transition from being mere recipients to active contributors. Fr. Silveira highlighted the significant legacy handed down by missionaries to the Indian region over the years, emphasizing the need for current members to build upon this foundation.

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Youth Ministry Delegates and Network Heads Meet at New Delhi
New Delhi, 2024 Jun 13

The  youth ministry delegates and Network heads met at the Salesian Provincial House, New Delhi, from 10 to 12 June. It was organized by Don Bosco Youth Animation, South Asia (DBYA-SA), with the theme ‘Strategizing and Collaborating for the youth Ministry’.

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Fr. Patrick Lepcha, DBYA-SA Director

Celebrating 100 years of Grace: The Remarkable Legacy of Fr. Mathew Pulingathil, SDB
, 2024 Jun 12

In a world of constant change, some lives shine as beacons of consistency, dedication, and grace. Such is the life of Fr. Mathew Pulingathil, SDB, who recently celebrated his 100th birthday. As the first Indian Provincial of the then-undivided Guwahati Province, and later the first Provincial of the newly formed Dimapur Province, his century-long journey stands as a testament to unwavering faith, tireless service, and a profound impact on the communities he has served.

Fr. Mathew Pulingathil is known for his deep compassion and dedication, particularly in the Tinsukia Parish, where he currently resides. The anticipated celebration on May 25 featured a solemn Eucharistic ceremony attended by 22 priests, Bishop Albert Hemrom, DD, of the Dibrugarh Diocese, and Bishop Emeritus Joseph Aind. Following the Eucharist, a cultural program honored Fr. Mathew, with both bishops expressing deep gratitude for his dedicated service to the diocese, especially his role as the appointed confessor by Bishop Joseph Aind.

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Initiatives create awareness and change in environment
Bangalore, 2024 Jun 11

As a generation that inherits a host of environmental problems, the young and old gathered in various places in the states of Karnataka and Kerala to initiate awareness and change in their environments on World Environment Day celebrated on 5th June.

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Fr. George PS SDB

Resource Book in Catechetics Released
Goa, 2024 Jun 11

The book, “Readings in Catechetics” by Fr. Gilbert Choondal SDB, was released by Cardinal Filip Neri, the president of CCBI at CCBI office in Goa on 11th June.

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DREAM campaigns tobacco-free society on World No Tobacco Day
Bangalore, 2024 Jun 04

The DREAM (Drug Rehabilitation Education and Mentoring) team from BREADS (Bangalore Rural Educational And Development Society) engaged the youth in various districts in Kerala, India, to warn and protect them from tobacco use on 31st May, World No Tobacco Day. The awareness program offered help to quit tobacco use and enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

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Fr George PS

Don Bosco YaR National Forum unveils comprehensive Child Safeguarding Policy
New Delhi, 2024 May 31

The Don Bosco National Forum for the Young at Risk (YaR) launched a comprehensive new Child Safeguarding Policy and Essential Protocols at the closing ceremony of the Extraordinary Visitation, held at the Provincial House, New Delhi, on 30th May. It marked a significant step toward strengthening Don Bosco YaR Forum’s commitment to child protection. The policy establishes strong protocols, rules and response procedures to provide a safe and loving environment for children and young people in all Don Bosco YaR institutions and programs.

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Fr. Joe Prabu SDB

Salesian College Vice Principal bags Adharvanic Kriya Yoga Puraskar Award
Siliguri, 2024 May 28

The Vice Principal of Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences, Salesian College Autonomous Siliguri, Fr. Dr. Saju P.T. Puthussery, received the prestigious Adharvanic Kriya Yoga Puraskar award from Padmashree Ashwati Tirumal Gouri Lakshmi Bhai on 27th May, at an event was held in Bharat Bhavan,  Department of Culture, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.

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Fr C.M. Paul SDB

Twelve Salesians profess perpetually at St. Dominic Savio Parish, Mawlai
Shillong, 2024 May 27

In an unwavering commitment and a life dedicated to serving God and humanity, 12 Salesians made their perpetual profession at St. Dominic Savio Parish in Mawlai on May 24th. The Provincial of Shillong Father John Zosiama received the perpetually professed Salesians in the presence of Salesian confreres, dignitaries and hundreds of faithful.

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Michael Makri SDB


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Don Bosco Renewal Centre, Bangalore, (formerly known as Don Bosco Yuva Prachodini) is a Salesian National Training Centre that offers courses in ongoing formation for priests, religious and laity.
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