Leadership training for Salesians at Don Bosco, Shillong

Shillong, 2019 Oct 10 Shillong: The practical trainees of the Province of Shillong came together for an animation programme conducted on October 4 - 6 2019 at Don Bosco Provincial House, Mawlai, Shillong. The programme began with a Recollection preached by Father Tom Kartik SDB. The preacher urged the brothers to become 'men of prayer.' A man of prayer, he claimed, is a person in communion with God.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Shalom Alechem: SAC Youth Retreat 2019
Shillong, 2019 Aug 29 Shillong: The annual youth retreat at Saint Anthony's College Shillong was held from 24 - 26 August 2019. This year's youth retreat was animated by the internationally acclaimed preacher Mario Joseph, his wife Gigi Mario and Anil P accompanying with the music for praise and worship. A greater crowd of young people than other years came to pray and sing praise to the Lord at this retreat. The first day of the retreat had over 2000+ young people and the numbers kept increasing reaching up to over 5000 on the last day.  Read More »
Michael Makri

A new year begins at Sacred Heart Theological College, Mawlai
Shillong, 2019 Aug 17 Shillong: The Academic year for the new session of 2019-2020 of SHTC was inaugurated on the 8th August 2019 at Karotempel Hall. Father Paul Olphindro sdb, the Provincial of Shillong Province was the chief Guest. The key note speaker of the function was His grace Archbishop Dominic Jala Sdb. The occasion was also marked with the presence of esteem guests, teaching staff, religious and lay people.  Read More »
Michael Makri

North-East India Archive Summit at St. Anthony's College held
Shillong, 2019 Jul 29 Shillong: The two day North-East India Archive Summit was successfully held on the 19th and 20th of July at St. Anthony's College at Shillong. Organised by the Department of Mass Media, the summit commenced with an inauguration program that included the Principal, Rev. Brother Dr. Albert L. Dkhar's address and a presentation by Prof. Nathaniel N. Majaw, Project Director of The North East Archive, highlighting the importance of the yet to be launched North East India Archive. Yui Nakamura, Senior Programme Officer, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Japan was also present and addressed the gathering about the role of her foundation in the setting up of the archive.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Book on Pope's Catechesis on Our Father released
Kolkata, 2019 Jul 17 Kolkata: Nitika Don Bosco has published a book titled 'Our Father' based on the latest teaching of Pope Francis on the Lord's Prayer. The book authored by Father Gilbert Choondal was released by Father Nirmol Gomes SDB, the Salesian Provincial of Calcutta on July 17, 2019 at Don Bosco Provincial House in the presence of all the rectors of the province.  Read More »
Nirmol Toppo

Diaconate Ordination at Sacred Heart Theological College, Shillong
Shillong, 2019 Jul 02 Shillong: On 1st July, 2019 the Sacred Heart Theological College gathered in prayer and joy for diaconal ordination of the twenty Seven clerics; twenty belonging to the Salesians Congregation, two to the orders of TOR and one belonging to the Capuchin Congregation.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Salesians appointed as Members in the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Meghalaya
Shillong, 2019 Jul 01 Shillong: In the order by the Governor of Meghalaya his Honorable Tathagata Roy, No.SYA.134/2014/156 issued on 27th June 2019, two Salesian priests Father Anthony Kharkongor SDB; the Delegate of Youth Commission of the Province and Principal of St. Anthony's High School along with Father Michael Makri SDB, the Director of Don Bosco Youth Centre and Don Bosco Media Network has been inducted as official members in the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs of the Government of Meghalaya, India.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Singing Out Proud 2019
Shillong, 2019 Jun 14 Shillong: As part to promote local talents and to give the youth platform to come up in their career. Supported by RedFM and Don Bosco Media Network, the Vocal students of Don Bosco Youth Centre organized its first ever concert on 13th June 2019 in the premise of the Institution amidst the local MLA Smt Ampareen Lyngdoh, local MDC Shri Fantin J Lakadong, Director Father Michael Makri and other dignitaries.  Read More »
Michael Makri

US Educationist trains young hill's college faculty
Kolkata, 2019 May 22 Sonada -- A US Educationist who taught 21st century learning skills to Salesian College Sonada and Siliguri faculty last October is back in seven months to teach young faculty of both campuses on Continuous Professional Development.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Hills College Offers Student Welfare Schemes
Kolkata, 2019 May 18 Sonada - In an effort to attract students of academic merit and lighten the burden of admission fees on parents, Salesian College Sonada management has slashed by 50% its current admission fees in place for the last four years to an affordable Rs.15,000 for 2019 - 2022 session.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM


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