Reserved Area
Rev. Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga sdb
The Regional Councillor
Province of origin          INM
Nationality                    India
Date of birth      04-10-1956
1st Profession   24-05-1976
Ordination         25-05-1986
Degrees - Bachelor in Philosophy
Bachelor in Theology
Doctor in Philosophy (UPS)

Positions held - Rector
(Tirupattur;1992-1996, 2003-2008)
Vice Provincial (INM, 1996-2002)

Languages: Tamil, English, Italian, German

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Award for Innovative Ministry 2014

Pascual Chavez Award for Innovative Ministry 2014


Pascual Chavez Award for Innovative Ministry is instituted to highlight a ministry, which is an effective expression of the Salesian charism in our times.

The Innovative Ministry will be assessed on its features of unique intervention, methodology, and specific target group, strategy, for being a model and for its extensive impact on lives of the beneficiaries. Its purpose is to recognize a ministry of the Salesian Family and make it known for its novelty and propagate it more widely. The jury appointed by SPCSA will rate the innovation of the ministry and award with a citation and token of appreciation at the annual SPCSA Assembly.

The application to propose an innovative ministry of the members of the Salesian Family in the Region of South Asia is attached. Any relevant and salient information, which emphasizes the Innovative Ministry could be sent to the address below before October 24, 2014 or emailed to <>.

Secretary, SPCSA

SPCI House – Don Bosco

B-32, Street No. 7, Dashrath Puri

Palam-Dabri Road

New Delhi – 110045, India



The Second Innovative Ministry Award (2013) Winner

Bosco Refugee Assistance Programme

New Delhi, Delhi Province

 Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga, the SA Regional presenting the award to Fr. Jose Mathew Koorappallil, Director, Bosco Refugee Assistance


 Click Here to Download the Application 2014