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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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Two More in the Salesian Garden of Kolkata

Cl. Millianus Kujur and Cl. Nanku Nicholas Besra made their perpetual profession at Don Bosco Shrine, Siliguri on July 02, 2017.  Rev. Fr  Nirmol Gomes, the Salesian Provincial of Kolkata received the vows in the presence seventeen concelebrants and a sizable number of faithful. The ceremony began at 10.00 a.m. with a brief presentation of […]

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Oodlabari Celebrates the Centenary of the Apparition of Our Lady at Fatima

The faithful of the twelve villages under Don Bosco parish, Oodlabari came together in the parish campus on 14 May, 2017 for the centenary celebration of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. The celebrations began with the solemn Mass presided over by Fr Sanjay Manohar Kujur, the Rector and Principal of Don Bosco School, […]

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Inauguration of Don Bosco Co-education School, Kalyani

The Salesian province of Kolkata inaugurated its 18th English medium school at Kalyani on April 03, 2017 bringing to conclusion decades long plan to bring quality education to the town of Kalyani and its adjoining areas.   Don Bosco Vidyaniketan, Kalyani which functioned as the magistero for the Salesian brothers of South Asia and the […]

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Easter in a faraway Country

I was fortunate to be invited by Rev. Camillo Ballin, a Comboni Missionary and the Vicar Apostolic of the Vicariate of North Arabia, (AVONA) consisting the territories of Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia to assist the Salesian Parish of Salmiya in Kuwait, particularly the Bengali and Malayalam speaking communities during this Easter. At the […]

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IGNOU awards travel, tourism PhD to priest

Delhi – Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) awarded Doctor of Philosophy Degree to a Catholic priest from Darjeeling at its convocation ceremony held in New Delhi, 13 April 2017. Salesian Father Babu Joseph of Calcutta province was the proud recipient of the degree. Fr Babu Joseph on 19 August 2016 successfully defended doctoral research […]

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Savio Bhavan Felicitates the Golden Jubilarians: Tom and Paul

Savio Bhavan Azimganj, the pre-novitiate community of the province, hosted the jubilee celebrations of its two confreres Frs Thomas Pola-ckal and Paul Valiaveettil  on 25 February, 2017.   Fr Polackal, popularly called Tom,  turned golden as a priest and diamond as a Salesian and Fr Paul turned golden as a Salesian.     The celebrations began […]

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Kolkata Celebrates Salesian Brothers’ Day

The province celebrated  Brothers’ Day on  11 March, 2017 in the provincial house, Kolkata when all the brothers of the province, 14 of them,  came together  for a felt experience of being together as lay Salesians.   The Brothers’ Day  kicked off with a conference by the Provincial,  Fr Nirmol Gomes in which while welcoming […]

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Don Bosco School Azimganj was invited by TARA TV group on a cultural exchange programme

Don Bosco School Azimganj was invited by TARA TV group on a cultural exchange programme on SANTAL DANCE AND CULTURE in BELAPUR- NAVI MUMBAI.   The invitation was given in the month of October 2016.  8 Cl.10 students, 2 Lady Teachers and five musicians under the guidance of Mrs. Louisa Hembrom the contact person with […]

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First Annual Sports Meet at Don Bosco Monsada

Don Bosco English Medium School Monsada  held its first sports meet on Friday, 3 February, 2017  in the school ground in the presence of parents and invited guests. The Chief Guest of the day was Fr David Mondol, the Parish Priest of Monsada.   The school premises and ground had a festive look with colourful decorations. […]

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