BIS India News

  • Instrumentation Centre Inaugurated at Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur

    Oct. 7. As an institution of higher education, the spirit of innovation and research has always been a part of the DNA of Sacred Heart College. The inauguration of the Instrumentation Centre at the Abraham Panampara Research Centre (APRC) of the Sacred Heart College on 7 October 2016 is the latest example of this spirit. The Centre was inaugurated and blessed by Fr. C. Antonyraj, Rector of the College, in the presence of Fr. Maria Antonyraj, the Principal, the faculty and students. KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...

  • National Conference on Psychology and Holistic Wellbeing at Tirupattur

    Oct. 3. The Postgraduate Department of Counselling Psychology of Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, organized its second annual National Conference on ``Psychology and Holistic Wellbeing`` on 29 September 2016 in collaboration with the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem. The academic content of the conference was notable for its diversity. As many as 65 papers were presented which focused on various aspects of well-being. An important aspect was the fact that 85% of the papers were empirical studies. KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...

  • Father Praveen Peter SDB successfully defends his Doctoral Thesis in Chemistry

    Oct. 3. Father Praveen Peter SDB, Vice Principal and Asst. Professor, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, successfully defended his PhD thesis in Chemistry, titled, "Investigations on Polyoxometalates", under the guidance of Dr. T. Jeyabalan, Associate Professor, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, on 1 October 2016. Around 150 research scholars, professors, students, Salesians, friends and well-wishers attended the event. KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...

  • Lecture on International Labor Movement at Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur

    Oct. 3. The PG and Research Department of Social Work, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, organized a day of Lecture on International Labor Movement on September 27, 2016. The key speakers at the event held in Pope Francis Hall, were Fr. Guy P. Boudaud, Chaplain, World Movement of Christian Workers, (WMCW), Belgium, and Mr. Ernst Bordenmuller, treasurer, WMCW, Germany. Some 150 students from the departments of Social Work and Economics participated in the lecture. The other dignitaries were from Nepal, Pune, Jamshedpur, Kerala and other parts of Tamilnadu. KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...

  • Alternative Theatre Explores the Trials and Travails of Diaspora Communities

    Oct. 3. The Maatru Nataga Iyakkam (MNI), an alternative theatre club of Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, was again on stage on 25th and 26th September 2016 with yet another theatrical performance, Nedum Payanam (A Long Journey), a gripping drama showing the joys and sorrows, the struggles and anxieties, the trials and travails, the community spirit and unity of two diaspora communities the Parambu hill people and the Jawadhi hill people of Tamil Nadu. KUMPILUVELIL Louis   Read More...

BIS Province News

Altar Servers’ Annual Camp in Chennai  


  The altar server occupies a privileged place in all liturgical celebrations. As Pope St. John Paul II told the altar servers some years ago, in the liturgy, they are “much more than simple helpers of the parish priest.” They are “servers of Jesus Christ, of the eternal High Priest.” They are, in a special […]

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Fr. Pailo Punnakunnel SDB Returns to the Father’s House


With deep sorrow the Salesian Province of Chennai announces the death of our dear confrere Fr. Pailo Punnakunnel SDB who was called to his eternal reward at 2.30 p.m. today, May 1, 2016.  He was 83 years old. Fr. Pailo was born on 18th September 1932 at Valavoor, Kotayam Dt., Kerala, as the fourth and […]

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Youth Fest 2016: Youngsters towards Social Change


INM Province Youth Fest 2016 took place at Citadel & SIGA Campus on 10th April. There were three major events took place on that day. 1. Blood Donation 2. Workshop on Social Themes 3. Youth Talent Fest Blood Donation: 54 Youngsters donated blood at Youth Fest 2016 which took place at SIGA Campus. The camp […]

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Youth Pasch 2016 (INM & INT)


Youth Pasch 2016 went on well at Mount Don Bosco, Kothagiri. It was a joint venture of Trichy and Chennai Provinces. The Catechetical and Youth Services department of both the provinces (Deepagam, Christodayam, Illami and DBYES) came together in organizing this Youth Pasch 2016. There were 72 participants from both the provinces (INM – 50 […]

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Salesian Cooperators of Vellore Zone Make Annual Retreat

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Fifty-one Salesian Cooperators from the seven units of Vellore zone took part in the two-day annual retreat conducted at Arulodhayam Ashram, A-Kattupadi, on 27-28 February.  The retreat began at 6.30 p.m. with a moving Way of the Cross animated by Fr. Lourdusamy SMA and an hour of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Before dinner, the […]

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