in      
Reserved Area
BIS National News (812)

International (159 Items)

BIS Regional News

Bangalore (653 items)
Chennai (1193 items)
Dimapur (476 items)
Guwahati (921 items)
Hyderabad (687 items)
Kolkata (724 items)
Mumbai (1258 items)
New Delhi (308 items)
Tiruchy (592 items)
Sri Lanka (38 items)
Panjim (312 items)
International (159 items)
Silchar (245 items)

BIS Archives

2019 News
2018 News
2017 News
2016 News
2015 News
2014 News
2013 News
2012 News
2011 News
2010 News
2009 News
2008 News
2007 News
2006 News
2005 News
2004 News
2003 News
2002 News
2001 News
1900 News




RMG - "We want to offer the profile of a Salesian who knows how to testify Jesus to the young, in a society dominated by the digital world"
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Togo - Murder of Fr Antonio César Fernandez, SDB: this is what really happened
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Malta – “Now I have a daughter in Sierra Leone”: touching encounter with President of Malta
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


France – Rector Major's Animation Visit continues
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


UN – TVET Initiative and Circular Migration – Critical Intervention for Empowering Young Migrants
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Italy - "Possible futures": vocational training starts again at Don Bosco center in Naples
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


RMG - World Council on Social Communication kicks off: a new global context awaits today's Salesians
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Vatican - Protection of minors in the Church: UISG and USG with Pope "to find an effective response"
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Belgium – Augusta: voice of Don Bosco Fambul girls in European Parliament
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Italy - Hadidi: from Morocco to businessman via Salesian education
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100


Join 360° view forum
Join 360° view forum
 
Printable View Print News   Mail to Friend Mail to Friend  Comment on News Mail to Joaquim Fernandes
Mumbai Salesians get started with Provincial Chapter 2019
By Chris Valentino
Mumbai, Oct. 12. The Salesians of the Mumbai Province met on October 11, 2018 at the Don Bosco Provincial House Matunga, Mumbai for the 1st session of the Provincial Chapter 2019. The large gathering of the capitulars, including the ex-officio members, the moderator, the rectors, the elected local delegates, the province delegates and 3 representatives added up to a grand total of 69.



Mumbai Salesian Capitulars Seated: The Provincial and his Council Members along with the Moderator and the Secretaries.
View actual size
Commencing with the Holy Eucharist in the relic crypt of the Shrine of Don Bosco's Madonna, the capitulars implored the grace and good counsel of the Holy Spirit. The principal celebrant Father Godfrey D'Souza, Salesian Provincial Mumbai, was assisted by Father Wyman Gonsalves the Chapter Moderator, Father Charles Anthony who celebrated his birth and Deacon Rudolf D'Souza.

The capitulars then gathered in the Auditorium of the Don Bosco Provincial House, beginning the session aided by visual prayer 'you'll never walk alone,' animated by Father Vinod Mascarenhas. The immediate formalities of the roll call and the presidential address by Father D'Souza set the ball rolling. Interspersing his address with pertinent quotes from St. Pope John XXIII, the convocation letter of the Rector Major and referring to the key topics to be discussed, Father D'Souza invited the capitulars to reflect deeply on the theme ''What kind of Salesians for the youth of today?' and prayed that the capitulars may be guided by the spirit of God, before declaring the Provincial Chapter 2019 officially open.

The Chapter Moderator, Father Wyman Gonsalves presented the Evaluation of the previous Provincial Chapter Lines of Action, beginning with the song ''why can't I change'' which inspired him no end during the process of the evaluation collation.

The Guest Speaker for the day, Father Clive Telles, the Chapter Moderator for the PC 2019 of the Salesian Province of Panjim made a reflective presentation inviting the capitulars to ''not only work under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, rather to be filled with the Holy Spirit, giving up mixed feelings, becoming personally accountable.'' Elaborating with youth feedback visuals gathered from around the Mumbai Province settings, Father Telles dwelt on the element of understanding, the contrasts and the clarion call from the voices across the province. He beseeched the capitulars to ''not just begin and work to prepare another document, but instead creatively engage with each other to produce a model of futuristic Salesian work in South Asia.''

Thereafter, the  capitulars met together in their respective commissions to draw up a timeline of the scheduled programme of work, reflection, and collation following the listening, interpretation and choice model. Finalising the way ahead, the capitulars vowed to listen, interpret and accompany the youth and lay who say 'sir give me this water', hoping and praying that this PC 2019 may be a revolutionary road to a better Salesian ethos in the western region of India

Comments





Post a Comment

More News in YOUTH

SHILLONG SALESIAN SCHOOL IS NATIONAL CHAMPION IN FOOTBALL
Yes Lord- Eight New Priests for the Salesian Province of Shillong
Faculty and students use radio for education to love
Radio Salesian celebrates World Radio Day
Migrant Youth Festival at Don Bosco NEST - Tiruppur
Rate this
Current Rating
3.0
Contact via Email
 
Write Your email text message below.
Your email id:
Subject: Comments on ' Mumbai Salesians get started with Provincial Chapter 2019' - Source: BIS South Asia
Comments:
Security Code:
Enter Security Code:  



BIS is the information service of the Salesians of Don Bosco in South Asia.
The information available on the site is posted by the online registered Salesians in the South Asia Region and are approved by their respective Province BIS Coordinators.


This site is best viewed with Mozilla Firefox and/or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 + at a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768


NEWS SEARCH
Search
Province
Classification


News Subscription
  
 
RSS Feeds RSS Feeds






Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 16 : A MAN SENT BY GOD
Sat, 15 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 15 : MAINTAINING A STANDARD
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 14 : THE HARVEST IS GREAT (5)
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 13 : THE HARVEST IS GREAT (4)
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 12 : THE HARVEST IS GREAT (3)
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 11 : THE HARVEST IS GREAT (2)
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 10: THE HARVEST IS GREAT (1)
Sun, 09 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 09: DO NOT TURN BACK
Sun, 09 Aug 2015 11:30:00 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 08 : YOUR VOCATION COMES FROM GOD
Sat, 08 Aug 2015 11:09:11 +0000


Don Bosco Day by Day - AUGUST 05 : PATIENT OBEDIENCE
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:30:00 +0000