BIS NEWS

  • Don Bosco Silchar shines at 5th National Kuo Shu Championship

    Jan. 12. Don Bosco Silchar added yet another feather to its glorious crown in the 5th National Kuo Shu Championship 2016 at Bengaluru. Joseph Pulinthanath   Read More...


  • Pre Christmas Vocation Camp draws large group of Boys

    Jan. 2. A seven day Vocation Camp for boys desiring to become Salesians was held at Savio Juniorate from 15th to 22nd December, 2016. Despite limiting participation to only students who have passed Classes VII and VIII, 125 boys from 39 parishes spread across the dioceses of Shillong, Nongstoi� and Jowai participated in the annual recruitment program. Joseph Pulinthanath   Read More...


  • 'Bosco Olympics' 2016 at Don Bosco School, Silchar

    Dec. 8. The vast expanse of the Assam Rifles Grounds in Silchar turned into the spectacular venue of the 'Bosco Olympics' - a five day sporting extravaganza, held from 29th November to 3rd December, for the sport-loving students of city`s Don Bosco School. Joseph Pulinthanath   Read More...


  • Tip ia u Blei - First Khasi Bible app launched

    Nov. 15. Mawlai - A team of young computer engineers in Meghalaya developed the Bible games application in local Khasi language under the direction of a Khasi Salesian Father Michael Makri. Joseph Pulinthanath   Read More...


  • Jubilee Year of Mercy concludes at Agartala

    Nov. 14. Over six thousand Catholics from twenty parishes of Tripura took part in the 8th Diocese level annual Eucharistic procession held at Agartala on 13th November 2016. After a solemn Holy Mass at Auxilium School grounds, the faithful accompanied the Blessed Sacrament in prayerful procession through select streets of Agartala. At the end of the 3-kilometer Procession the devotees gathered again at Auxilium grounds for a special session of preaching and to receive the blessing of Lord Jesus. Joseph Pulinthanath   Read More...


  • Chavez Retreat Guwahati begins with a clarion Call to Holiness among Salesians

    Oct. 24. Fr. Pasucal Chavez Villanueva gave a clarion call to the Salesians the world over to be holy because ``holiness is the first and foremost call of the Salesian.`` He was speaking at the opening talk of the spiritual retreat currently underway at Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati. Fr. Chavez, the 9th successor of Don Bosco (2002 to 2014) is scheduled to preach three retreats in India - Guwahati (Oct 24-29), Hyderabad (Oct 31st to Nov 5th) and Bangalore (Nov 7 - 12). Joseph Pulinthanath   Read More...


  • Delegates pledge to rekindle fire of Missionary enthusiasm in South Asia Region

    Oct. 16. The Provincial Delegates for Missionary Animation (PDMA) and a few other delegates from the twelve provinces of the South Asia Region gathered at Provincial House, Don Bosco Okhla, New Delhi together with Father Guillermo Basanes, the General Councillor for Missions, Father Nestor Guria, Delegate Provincial of SPCSA and Father T.C. George, the Regional Delegate for South Asia to reflect on the missionary dimension of the Salesian vocation and its praxis in the region. The two day meeting held on 14-15th of October 2016, and organized on behalf of SPCSA focused on the urgent need for Missionary animation in the Region. Joseph Pulinthanath   Read More...


  • Salesian Formation trains scholastic to minister in diverse and ever- changing environments

    Oct. 16. The meeting of Practical Trainees` of Shillong Province was held at the Provincial House, 7-9 Oct 2016. 18 young Salesians took part in the three-day meeting. Joseph Pulinthanath   Read More...