Fr. Dr. Policarp Xalxo addresses the SPCSA General Assembly at DBIDL, Dimapur

27 Feb 19: Fr. Dr. Policarp Xalxo was invited to present a paper on “Nation building in the Constitutional way. What type of Salesians do we need today?” to the general assembly of “The Salesian Provincial Council of South Asia” (SPCSA) at 11.15 am. He gave a 45 minutes presentation which was followed by 15 minutes of interaction. He spoke about how to build up the young people through the constitutional values of democracy, secularism, tolerance, cultural pluralism and care for the poor section of Society.

The Salesian Provincial Council of South Asia (SPCSA) is a body, led by Father Maria Arokiam Kanaga, Regional Councillor, which brings together 11 Provinces as one body for common orientations and initiatives.

The students of Don Bosco Hr. Sec School, Dimapur welcomed the dignitaries. It also marked the inauguration of a three year centenary celebration of the arrival of the Salesians to the North East. Rev Fr. Basanes Guillermo, General Councilor for the Missions, Rome and Rev Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga, Regional Superior, South Asia along with the 11 provincials and delegates were present for the meeting.