14 Salesians Ordained as Deacons in Chennai to Serve the Church and the People

, 2023 Mar 21

On March 19, 2023, 14 Salesian students of theology from Becchi Don Bosco, Kavarapettai, were ordained Deacons by Most Rev. Dr. George Antonysamy D.D. Archbishop of Madras-Mylapore.


Salesian student of theology from Chennai bags the first prize in theological essay competition
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 2023 Mar 20

Vidyajyoti College of Theology, Delhi, India honours Brother William David (2nd-year Theology) from Don Bosco Theological Centre (DBTC), Kavarapettai, Chennai. His theological essay was shortlisted as the best among the essays that arrived from other theologates in India and across the globe.


JIVE ’23 - Youth Cultural Fest focuses on ’Say No to Drugs’
Chennai, 2023 Mar 16

The Student Council and Cultural Club of Don Bosco Arts and Science College, Chennai , organised its first ever mega Intercollegiate Cultural Fest, JIVE’23, on March 13 and 14 with the theme “Choose life! Say no to drugs! It hosted participants from around 200+ colleges (Arts and Science, Medical and Engineering) in and around Chennai. The cultural fest had 17 on and off-stage events in which 1250 students from various colleges like Loyola, Stella Maris, Patrician, Gurunanak, WCC, MGC, St. Thomas, St. Joseph’s, MGR University, Vels University, Madras University, Stanley Medical College and Ramachandra Medical College participated.


Frans Schlooz School celebrates Annual Day
Tirchy, 2023 Mar 11

The Annual day and Parents Day of Frans Schlooz School of Excellence (CBSE), Varadarajanpet, Tirchy, was held on February 25, 2023. Father Agilan Sarprasadam, Provincial of Tiruchy Province, was the chief guest. Several dignitaries, well-wishers, parents, and friends graced the occasion.


Inauguration and Blessing of Don Bosco College, Bangalore
Bangalore, 2023 Mar 11

The inauguration of Don Bosco College, TC Palya, Bangalore, on March 9, 2023, was a much-awaited historic moment graced by the presence of Father Miguel Angel (General Councillor for Youth Pastoral), Father Biju Michael (Regional Councillor for South Asia), Father Jose Koyickal (Provincial, Bangalore Province), Father Shalbin, the Vice Provincial, Father Joy (Economer), Monsignor C. Francis Monsignor S. Jayanathan, Father Alex (Rector, Visvadeep) and Father Bosco (Rector, Kristu Jyothi College).

Fr Eugene Dickson, INK

Tech Exhibition and Skill Competition at Don Bosco ITI, Trichy
Tiruchy, 2023 Mar 09

Don Bosco Tech Exhibition – 2023 and Skill Competitions were organized at Don Bosco ITI, AMSAM, N.Kuttapattu, Trichy, on March 2, 2023, to improve the practical skills in each trade. Students displayed their projects in an exhibition.


Don Bosco Youth Village celebrates Women's Day
Tiruchy, 2023 Mar 06

International Women's Day was celebrated on March 6, 2023, at Don Bosco Youth Village Susaipudayanpatti, Tiruchy. Eight hundred Self-Help Group members of 57 groups covering 24 villages participated in the celebration. Ramon Magsaysay award winner Mr Kulandai Francis, Founder-President, IVDP Krishnagiri, presided over the function and addressed the gathering on the importance of Self-Help Groups and the opportunities for improving the per capita income of the family through SHGs.


South Asia Team Visit concludes in Hyderabad; Poor Youth, the justification for our institutions - RM
Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad, 2023 Mar 04

The three-day South Asia team visit concluded with the message of the Rector Major, Father Angel Fernandez Artime, on March 3, 2023, at Hyderabad. He emphasised that the option for the poorest and neediest boys, girls and young people is the Salesian identity. 

Joseph Vanga (INH)

Team Visit – Day 2: Preferential option for poor, abandoned youth
Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad, 2023 Mar 03

The second day of the Team Visit of the General Council dealt with youth and youth ministry. Father Miguel Garcia, General Councillor for Youth Pastoral, restating the words of Don Bosco, said, ‘Be the signs of the times.’ He continued to explain that the signs of the times in the present digital world mean: scanned, read, interpreted, and assessed. It’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness, and we have to discover what the Lord is saying to us,
Salesians. “Don’t settle down for less than what you can achieve”, Father Miguel said with a broad smile.


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