India – The Regional Councillor of South Asia and Dignitaries from UPS visit the Chennai Province

07 August 2023

(ANS – Chennai) – 4th August 2023, turned to be a red-letter day in the annals of the Salesian Province of Chennai (INM) with the presence of Fr. Biju Michael, the Regional Councilor of South Asia, Fr. Andrea Bozzolo, the “Rettore Magnifico” of UPS, and Fr. Jarek Rochowiak, the Secretary General of UPS.

At the outset of the Solemn Eucharistic celebration, Fr. John Alexander, the INM Vice Provincial and Formation Delegate welcomed the dignitaries and all the others on behalf of the Salesian Province of Chennai. Fr. Andrea Bozzolo presided over Eucharitic celebration, Fr. Biju Michael broke the word of God with the highlight on the paradigm shift in the formation: “From Information to Transformation.”

Fr. Jarek Rochowiak, Fr. Jose Kuttianimattathil and Bro. Raymond Callo, the formation team from Rome and the formation delegates from the 12 provinces of South Asia and the community members of the provincial house were present for the Eucharistic celebration.

During the first session of the South Asian Formation Meeting Fr. Biju Michael, the South Asia Regional Councilor released the book, “Saint Artemide Zatti – the good Samaritan” which was published by Kristu Jyoti Publications.

Fr. Biju, moreover, addressed the formation delegates, during which he stressed on the need of moving from values that are appreciated to values that are lived.


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