Asia & Oceania

INDIA: The Salesian-run Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) holds workshop for 75 Mising indigenous youth

By at April 12, 2019 | 8:04 am

INDIA: The Salesian-run Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) holds workshop for 75 Mising indigenous youth

(MissionNewswire) In early April, 75 young Mising indigenous youth took part in a training course facilitated by the Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD), which was founded and is directed by Salesian Father K.A. Thomas. Youth from the districts of Golaghat, Sivasagar, Majuli, Dibrugarh, Charaideo, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji, in the Indian state of Assam more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Former street children mourn Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil from India who helped more than 80,000 access shelter and programs

By at April 10, 2019 | 10:07 am

INDIA: Former street children mourn Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil from India who helped more than 80,000 access shelter and programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil, who over his life helped more than 80,000 street children access shelter and programs, has passed away. Fr. Thaiparambil, who was from the southern state of Kerala, joined the Salesian congregation in 1950. After he completed a master’s degree in social work, he was assigned to work with youth and children at risk more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance celebrates year anniversary with 103 members from 35 countries

By at April 6, 2019 | 9:11 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance celebrates year anniversary with 103 members from 35 countries

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international collective of young people from Salesian institutions and organizations that contribute to global environmental action, thought and policy, has gained more than 100 members over the last year. The alliance was launched in April 2018 in India, and in just the span of one year gained 103 registered members more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uncategorized

INDIA: Seventy-five students graduate with degrees in printing technology from the Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts

By at April 2, 2019 | 2:48 pm

INDIA: Seventy-five students graduate with degrees in printing technology from the Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts in Chennai, India, has partnered with the Madras Printers and Lithographers Association, the first association of printers in South India founded in 1952. The collaboration is bringing graphic arts education and on-the-job training to poor youth. This year, 75 students graduated from the Salesian Institute with more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Salesian missionaries launch campaigns to highlight importance of voting ahead of upcoming elections

By at March 28, 2019 | 12:06 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries launch campaigns to highlight importance of voting ahead of upcoming elections

(MissionNewswire) On the lead up to the upcoming 2019 Indian general election, Radio Salesian, the campus radio station of the Salesian College Sonada, located in Darjeeling, India, has produced a new 5 1/2 minute music video entitled, “Ensure Your Vote” in the Nepali language. The election will take place from April 11 to May 19 when the country's estimated 900 more...

ANS , India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Salesian missionaries with BREADS continue rehabilitation work after devastating Kerala flooding

By at March 27, 2019 | 1:44 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries with BREADS continue rehabilitation work after devastating Kerala flooding

(MissionNewswire) The Office of Development of the Province of Bangalore (BREADS – Bangalore Rural Education and Development Society) has made significant progress in the rehabilitation of homes and livelihoods in the wake of flooding that devastated the Indian state of Kerala in August 2018. The flooding from the heaviest rains the region has seen since 1924 left more more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian students from Don Bosco Technical School participate in interactive broadcast program talking about climate change

By at March 25, 2019 | 1:24 pm

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian students from Don Bosco Technical School participate in interactive broadcast program talking about climate change

(MissionNewswire) On Mar. 13, five students from Don Bosco Technical School in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, participated in an interactive broadcast program held on the radio station TribeFM. They discussed topics around the theme of “Climate change and its effect on our lives.” Youth shared their views on climate change, stressing the importance of raising more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Papua New Guinea

CAMBODIA: More than 3,700 involved in programming at three Don Bosco technical schools have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment from Rise Against Hunger

By at March 25, 2019 | 12:50 pm

CAMBODIA: More than 3,700 involved in programming at three Don Bosco technical schools have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment from Rise Against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) More than 3,700 beneficiaries involved in programming supported by the Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meals donations were more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance provides education and facilitates activities aimed at making the world a cleaner and healthier place to live

By at March 17, 2019 | 11:54 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance provides education and facilitates activities aimed at making the world a cleaner and healthier place to live

(MissionNewswire) Youth in Salesian programs around the globe are committing to making the world a cleaner and healthier place to live. In 2016, the Salesian Rector Major, Father Ángel Fernández Artime, signed an inter-religious declaration on climate change. In response, Salesian missionaries in India established the Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international more...

ANS , India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Bishop Luciano Capelli flies across dozens of islands bringing food and medicine to those in need

By at March 5, 2019 | 9:01 am

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Bishop Luciano Capelli flies across dozens of islands bringing food and medicine to those in need

(MissionNewswire) Italian Bishop Luciano Capelli visits Catholics across dozens of islands in the small airplane he pilots to deliver food and medicine, according to a Crux article. Locally, he is known as the “flying bishop” of the Solomon Islands, a nation of nearly 1,000 islands in Oceania. According to the article, Bishop Capelli was a Salesian missionary in more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Solomon Islands