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INM MISSIONARY DAYS REPORT November 26th to 29th 2021 at Don Bosco, Perambur. Don Bosco Missionary Aspirantate, Perambur, was happy to host the INM...
Braving the challenges of the pandemic during the past academic year, 1674 students successfully completed their studies and received their graduate and post graduate degree certificates during the 45 th Graduation Day of Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur on 21 st and 23rd October 2021. Dr. Sethu Kumanan, Chairman, Sethu Bhaskara Agricultural College and Research Foundation and Mr. Gunasekaran, Editor-in-Chief, SUN News were the chief guests.
The chief guests appreciated the dedicated service of the Salesians and Staff members for educating and empowering rural and poor youth from the districts of Villupuram, Tiruvannamalai, Tirupattur, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Vellore.
“Make yourselves loved” were Don Bosco’s words to his sons, fully conscious of the winning edge in his life. He loved the boys and the boys knew that he loved them. This lived experience made them fall in love with him. Don Bosco would make any sacrifice for the boys and the boys would do anything for Don Bosco. This was a kind of magnetic bond where there is mutual love between them. If you want to win the world of tomorrow, you must win the youth of today and paradoxically, if you want to win the youth of today, you must first be won by them. This is what Don Bosco said: Make yourself loved and not feared. From this emerged his whole spirituality of the Preventive system. All of us are aware that love cannot be forced but it is a natural response to the love experience. Read MoreAuthor:
Formation is the joyful acceptance of the gift of one’s vocation and its actualization at every moment of one’s life and in every situation. Formation is a grace of the Spirit, a personal attitude, an education for life. A Seminary is an institution where young people who are training to be priests/religious live in an atmosphere that is helpful to growth of the total person - in the emotional, social, intellectual, moral and spiritual dimensions. “The first Salesians,” our Constitutions say, “found their sure guide in Don Bosco. Living at the very heart of his community in action, they learned to model their own lives on his.” Read MoreAuthor:
BIBLICAL WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT - The Scripture abounds in numerous references which encourages us as well as exhorts us to be persons capable of encouraging one another. Given below are just a few random reminders from the Bible on how the Lord Himself encourages us: Read MoreAuthor:
We, the Salesians of Don Bosco [SDB], are an international organization of men dedicated full time to the service of young people, especially those who are poorer and disadvantaged.More
The activities and works by means of which we Salesians carry out our mission, depend on the needs and situations of the people whom we serve.More
We live and work among the poor and the disadvantaged especially the marginalized and dalit youth of Tamil Nadu, India. We operate from 45 local presences called houses with multiple service centers in each of them.More