India – The Salesian Province of Tiruchy celebrates its 9th Provincial Chapter

03 April 2024

Chennai, India – April 2024 – The Salesian Province of Tiruchy India (INT), celebrates a double goal this year: the 25th anniversary (1999-2024) and its 9th Provincial Chapter. 69 Salesians, 5 members of the Salesian Family and 3 theology students gathered from 2 to 6 April 2024 at the Salesian Provincial House at Chennai (INM), for an event focused on reflection, discussion and decision. The central theme of the Provincial Chapter is the theme of the next GC29: "PASSIONATE ABOUT JESUS CHRIST, DEDICATED TO YOUNG PEOPLE. Living our Salesian vocation faithfully and prophetically.“ The opening Mass was celebrated by Archbishop George Antonysamy, archbishop of Madras - Mylapore, who in the homily underlined the salient aspects of the Salesian mission: friendly accompaniment, participatory governance and fervent evangelisation. During the opening ceremonies, several representatives of the Salesian Family spoke. Fr Robert Simon, moderator of the Provincial Chapter, encouraged members to participate actively, effectively and to make the Chapter a celebration. Fr Agilan Sarprasadam, INT Provincial, declared the Chapter open.


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