Province News

Silver Jubilee Celebration of Bandel Santhal Mission

Bandel basilica celebrated the silver jubilee of its  missionary presence among the Santhals on Sunday,  August 27, 2017 in the presence of some of  the pioneering missionaries and the   Santhal Christian com-munity.   The celebration began with Holy Mass presided over by Fr John Maliekal concelebrated by many fathers who worked in this mission.  The dream […]

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Administrative Skills Enhancement Programme for Local Economers

The local economers of the province and those directly responsible for financial management in other non-canonical settings  came together for a three days administrative and financial management skill enhan-cement programme in the provincial house, beginning on 27 July, 2017. Practically everyone responsible for this sector was present for the meeting. Fr Nirmol Gomes, the Provincial […]

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Stress Buster Techniques for DBL Teachers

Don Bosco School Liluah held its Annual Teachers; Orientation programme on 29 July, 2017. The resource person was Fr James Chacko, the Rector of Salesian College, Sonada. Rev. Chacko emphasized the importance of introspection and professional approach in teaching so that each teacher can become an educator which would have a positive influence on the […]

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Empowerment of Youth Groups and Movements in Salesian Settings

The Youth Department of the Province of Kolkata organized a two-week Youth Empowerment Programmes for the youth of the districts of Nadia, Howrah, Hooghly, Murshidabad, Birbhum, Dumka and Katihar. The main objective of the event was to empower the youth and build the Salesian Youth Movement (SYM), in all the Salesian Parishes and consolidate the […]

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DB Azimganj Redesigns World class Computer Lab

Don Bosco School Azimganj inaugurated a newly redesigned computer lab on  July 24, 2017.  The lab set up  in 2009 had reached comatose stage,  was revived with much fanfare, thanks to benefactors like Don Bosco Siliguri which sponsored twelve of the thirty two computers.   The vision and courage to take bold steps made the […]

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Katihar Parish Priest installed

Bishop Anjulus Kujur S.J, D.D of Purnea diocese  installed Fr Agapit Minj as the parish priest of St Michael’s Church Katihar on   July 09, 2017 in the presence of the parishioners, confreres and sisters.   The installation ceremony began with the ushering in of the bishop and the five priests  to the church door where […]

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Zonal Level Tri-Monthly Recollection at Savio Bhavan

15 July, 2017 was a red letter day for Savio Bhavan, Azimganj as thirty Salesians working in Murshidabad-Birbhum-Dumka Zone gathered here for their first Zonal level Tri-monthly Recollection of the year.  Only three Salesians could not be present due to unavoidable circumstances. The recollection began at 9.30 a.m. with adoration and concluded at 3.30 p.m. […]

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Innocent Impressions of a Pre-novice

Fr. Provincial commenced the visitation of Savio Bhavan, the pre-novitiate community of the province, on 16th July 2017. He began the visitation by giving conference to the formation team of  the community. He also met all the Pre-novices individually as well as in group. His conferences created profound impact on them and gave them the […]

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The installation of the Parish Priest at Oodlabari

The installation of the new parish priest of Don Bosco Oodlabari, Fr. Alexander Topno SDB took place on July 16, 2017. It was also the day of confirmation for children of the parish. Rev. Bishop Clement Tirkey of Jalpaiguri officiated the liturgical ceremony of confirming 76 children after which the official handing over of the […]

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Workshop for Literary Translation

Salesian College Siliguri Campus held a ‘Workshop for Literary Translation’ in collaboration with the Centre for Translation of Indian Literatures (CENTIL), Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, as part of Project Anuvad (UGC- UPE 2 Cultural Resources and Social Sciences)  from the 27th  to the 29th of June, 2017. The workshop aimed to encourage consensus […]

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