Some of the best known quotes of St John Bosco, the father and friend of youth My children, jump, run and play and make all the noise you want but avoid sin like the plague and you will surely gain heaven. – Vol. 4.p.204 An oratory without music is like a body without a soul.…… Continue reading 5 Ever Green Quotes of Don Bosco
During a session for the youth at Don Bosco Mampetta I asked them to write down some of the desires that they have fulfilled in their lives. I was surprised by some of the answers. Some of them said I had a desire to find the financial needs of my family for a day, and…… Continue reading Desire
മിച്ചൽ, മാർഗരറ്റ്. കാറ്റിനോടൊപ്പം. ഡി സി ബുക്സ്. ISBN. 978- 81-264-5 116-6 Book’s Summary: അമേരിക്കൻ ആഭ്യന്തര യുദ്ധത്തിന്റെ പശ്ചാത്തലത്തിൽ എഴുതപ്പെട്ട സൃഷ്ടി. ഇതൊരു ചരിത്ര നേ വലല്ല, മറിച്ച് സ്കാർലറ്റ് ഒ ഹാര എന്ന പെൺകുട്ടിയുടെ വൈകാരിക ജീവിത കഥയാണ്. My Views: Margaret Mitchell in the famous book ‘Gone with the Wind’ explores the struggles that Scarlett had to go through to keep…… Continue reading Book Review: കാറ്റിനോടൊപ്പം
Young people are looking for something radical like poverty, religious vocation — with its vow of poverty, among other things — fills that need There’s a real counter cultural dimension to this lives.
Don Bosco Boys home, Kollam under the able leadership of Fr Thomas started an year long monthly leadership training for youth of the locality. It is an initiative of the community for the bicentenary birth of Don Bosco. A selected group of youth will be organised and animated for an year in leadership and life…… Continue reading Empowering the Future
In the end-of-year award ceremony to honour and congratulate people who have dedicated their time and energy for a higher and more inclusive growth in the country, a Salesian organization won the award in the Non-Profit Rural Livelihood category. The awards were given by ICICI Foundation & CNBC TV18 during their Second Inclusive India awards…… Continue reading Salesians Bring Positive Changes in the Lives of Youth in India
It was wonderful to spend two days in Hyderabad, for the Practical Trainees meet. The First day was animated by Mr. Leo Fernandez on the topic ‘Being a Religious Today: Changes, Challenges and Choices’ (I shall speak about the content of this session in some of my forth coming posts). The second day was animated…… Continue reading Boys Made All the Difference in My Life
As part of bicentenary of Don Bosco’s birth, we (Group of Salesians from India) came up with this good idea of bringing forth a sort of short publication (online/pdf format) for private circulation. So the first issue is out. Anyone willing to have a glance can shoot off an email to me (email@example.com). The title of the…… Continue reading TUGBOATS: A Bicentenary Initiative
Arokiaswami Alphonse. A New Paradigm for Youth Ministry Today. Bangalore: SFS, 2011. Xvi+200pp. Price 195.00 ISBN: 978-81-85376-81-3. Source: Library Arockiaswami Alphonse, MSFS holds a Licentiate in Pastoral Theology and specialization in Youth Ministry and Catechetics. He is known for his retreats and seminars for youth and the seminarians. The work under review is ‘A…… Continue reading Book Review: A New Paradigm for Youth Ministry Today
Remember my boys, that you are the delight of the Lord. Blessed is the lad who begins to observe God's laws in his youth
http://youtu.be/HmxlAoVmCGE News about the new developments in Don Bosco College This one of the growing colleges of North Kerala, run by the Salesian Fathers, where you are assured of a quality education. The New courses: B.Com (40 seats), BBA (30 seats), BCA (24 seats) and BA English (24 seats) during the current academic year.
Music of the young needs to be listened with Heart… -Don Bosco
February 14th a memorable day for all the young people who are in love, they find it an apt occasion to express their love and concern to their lovers. To exchange cards and flowers, to be together for some time and so on. What is the real meaning of this celebration? Is it still relevant today? Story…… Continue reading Why we need to Celebrate Valentine’s Day