India - Inauguration of new Academic Year of Divyadaan community
Nashik, India - June 2018 - On 11 June, the Salesian community of Divyadaan inaugurated the 2018-2019 Academic Year with a ceremony presided over by Fr Godfrey D'Souza, Provincial of Mumbai (INB). Also present for the occasion were members of the neighboring Salesian communities, Fr. Philip Gonsalves, Provincial of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (OFM Cap), Fr Savio Silveira, INB Provincial Vicar, and Fr Manuel Murzello, INB Provincial Economer. Fr Robert Pen, Rector of Divyadaan, welcomed the participants and Fr Banzelao Teixeira, Dean, presented the report of the last Academic Year. Subsequently, a conference on climate change was held, marked by interactive discussions, and a book on the environment was presented alongside a number of related initiatives of the Salesians.