- YOUTH PASCH 2017
Apr. 19. Ricopar Royan. Chennai (INM) and Tiruchy (INT) provinces jointly organized Youth Pasch 2017 at Don Bosco Camp Site, Yelagiri Hills, Vellore District from 13 April - 16 April 2017. 88 youth from both the Provinces participated in the Pasch. It was a joint venture to give a proper understanding and teaching of the Catholic Faith to the youth. Fr. Antony Christy and Fr. Mani Lazar were the main animators of the programme. Fr. Parthiban, Fr. Selvakumar, Fr. Barnabas, Br. Clement and Sr. Mary Putti were in charge of the groups as the participants were divided into seven groups and they facilitated the Group living experiences of the youth. Fr. Alex, Fr. Kamalesh, Fr. Selvaraj, Fr. Francis Xavier were available for confession and spiritual guidance. Fr. Pinto celebrated the Easter Vigil Mass and baptized a youth who grew up under his spiritual guidance in his youth group at Don Bosco Youth Centre, Madurai. The baptism of the youth was a witnessing experience to the spiritual journey of the young people present for the Youth Pasch.
- REST IN PEACE FR. EDWARD XAVIER SDB (INT)
Feb. 13. Lawrence Britto Ashok. Fr. Edward Xavier SDB, belonging to the Province of Tiruchy (INT), has passed away today at Don Bosco Kotadeniyawa, in Sri Lanka. He was appointed as the confessor at Kotadeniyawa.
- Father Antony Joseph SDB appointed as the new Provincial of The Salesian Province of Tiruchy, India
Feb. 7. Ricopar Royan. Father Anthony Joseph SDB was installed as the new Provincial of the Salesian Province of Tiruchy on 4 February 2017 at Don Bosco, Maniknadam. Father Maria Arokiam, the Regional Superior presided over the Eucharist, read the official letter of the Rector Major, Father Angel Fernandez Artime and installed the new Provincial.
- Youth and Entrepreneurship programme
Feb. 6. Ricopar Royan. A grand celebration of Youth Mela`17 was hosted for the youth of Tiruchy Province at Pastor Lenssen Polytechnic College, Kuthenkuzhi on 28, 29 January, 2017. Three Hundred youth from Salesian presences of Southern Tamilnadu gathered to celebrate their youthfulness and friendship. The theme of the celebration was ``Youth and Entrepreneurship``.
- PRE-TREATMENT MOTIVATION CAMP FOR SUBSTANCE USING ADOLESCENTS IN COIMBATORE CITY
Feb. 1. Ricopar Royan. The Department of DB JANANAM (DBJ), conducted a 3-day pre-treatment motivation camp for 31 substance using adolescents in Coimbatore city from 25 to 27 January, 2017. The programme consisted of addiction awareness, counseling, and medical and psychiatric attention.