BIS NEWS

  • Chennai celebrates International Disability Day with a Short Film Festival

    Dec. 5. The Province of Chennai celebrated the International Disability Day, 3rd December, with a grand Short Film Festival dedicated to people with disabilities. The festival named ``Thiran`` (ability) 2016 saw 163 entries of which 25 ``best films`` were shortlisted by the jury for screening and 15 were selected for awards under various categories. Over 1000 participants, including 700 persons with disabilities, took part in the event held at Don Bosco Auditorium at Egmore on 27 November. KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...


  • Sacred Heart College signs MoU with Alcala University of Spain

    Dec. 5. Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, has signed an MoU with Alcala University, Madrid, Spain, last week paving the way for different exchange programmes between the two institutions. KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...


  • Youth Awake 2016

    Nov. 27. "Youth Awake 2016" came to a grand finale on 20th November 2016, with a day-long retreat at Lourdes' Shrine, Perambur, Chennai. ``Youth Awake`` was one of the creative responses of the youth of Chennai to make the Year of Mercy a meaningful experience in their life. It consisted of youngsters from various Salesian parishes and institutions in Chennai who voluntarily came together every month for a night vigil of prayer and reflection on the theme of the Year of Mercy. KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...


  • Rector Major releases book on Mercy and Justice

    Nov. 16. A book titled `God`s Mercy and Justice - A Reading from Theological Perspectives` was released on 15 November at Lourdes Shrine, Madurai, by Father Angel Fernandez, Superior General of the Salesians of Don Bosco. It is a collection of eight scholarly articles by professors of Don Bosco Theological Centre, Kavarapettai, (Tamil Nadu). KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...


  • Fr. M. A. Augustine SDB Passes Away in Chennai

    Nov. 15. With deep sorrow, the Salesian Province of Chennai, announces the sad demise of our dear confrere, Fr. M. A. Augustine SDB this morning at Don Bosco, Vyasarpadi, Chennai. He was 90 years old. His funeral will take place at 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 17 Nov at Don Bosco, Tirupattur. KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...