The SDB Change Congress was a Salesian initiative to provide solutions and guidelines for the Salesian Congregation to respond to the current socioeconomic and environmental changes, thereby creating a network among participants to prepare for the future.
The event took place from September 19- to September 23, 2022, at the Salesian Pontifical University, Rome. Several well-known leaders and highly skilled elite experts in different fields shared their knowledge and perspectives on five topics-
Salesian Spirituality and Leadership
Communication Of the Future
Prevention of Corruption.
BOSCONET – Don Bosco Network South Asia surveyed 12 Planning and Development Offices (PDOs) in India and Sri Lanka Salesian Don Bosco Provinces. This survey was based on the "General guidelines of the model and tasks of the Provincial Planning and Development Offices in the Salesian World" document released by the Economer General's Office in 2017.
The survey focuses on the current structural functions and organic/functional relationships of various commissions and departments across the province, as articulated in the guidance document.
National Coordinator, Mr. Louis Manohar of BOSCONET India, presented the findings and discussions of the survey under the guidance of Father Noel Maddichetty and Father Santhanam Ubagaram (Director, BOSCONET India), raising some important questions, challenges, and recommendations in implementing the model, as suggested in the guidance document. Critical analysis was widely welcomed and used for further discussion and planning.
The Don Bosco Network in India comprises of 11 Planning and Development Organisations (PDOs), each dedicated to the development of the Salesian provinces they serve. The Don Bosco network is spread across 29 states and 354 NGOs, reaching more than 10 lakh people.
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