Bosco Youth

Salesian Youth Movement Leaders’ & Animators’ Formation Programme at Bangalore

21st August, 2017: South India Regional Level Salesian Youth Movement Leaders’ & Animators’ Formation Programme was held at Don Bosco Provincial House on 19 – 20 August 2017. The programme began with an official inaugural at 9.15 am. Br Chacko SDB a veteran agriculturalist was the chief guest for the programme.

Fr Frddie the Province Secretary and Vice Rector of the Provincial house welcomed young people and the animators from Trichy, Chennnai and Bangalore provinces who had come for the programme. Fr Jose Koyckal the Vice Provicnial and the youth pastoral delegate of Bangalore province in his inaugural speech exhorted the young people to be energetic and be at the service of the society by being effective leaders.

The two day programme was aimed at training the young leaders in Salesian Youth Spirituality and Salesian Youth Leadership. Sessions on the following topics were conducted Leadership; Distinguished characters of SDB leadership, Understanding Movements; SYM – History & Relevance, SYM-India in the making; Revising Statutes & Guidelines, Building & leading Movements, SDB Identity; Preventive System Today, Salesian Youth Spirituality; Living & promoting it etc… The youth had lots of opportunity to interact and build rapport with each other. Fun and frolic, prayers experiences, reflections, intellectual discourses marked the youth gathering.

The youth leaders meet organized by Fr Robert Simon SDB the National head of the Groups and Movements - DBYA Delhi. The programme was hosted by Bosco Youth Karnataka and was attended by 75 youth leaders and animators from Trichy, Chennai and Bangalore Provinces.