Don Bosco Renewal Centre (Formerly known as DON BOSCO YUVA PRACHODINI)



Salesian International Training Centre

Offers Courses in ongoing formation
for Priests, Religius and Laity


Fr. James Theophilus SDB: Rector

Fr. James Theophilus SDB: Rector

  • B.A (Hons) Theology, Durham, England; Licentiate in Sacred Scripture Rome, Italy
  • Experience: Professor in seminaries, Provincial of Salesian Province of Trichy, Formator, Retreat preacher, Spiritual Director, Animator of the laity in the Salesian Family
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Fr Bosco Ponthokkan SDB: Vice Rector

Fr Bosco Ponthokkan SDB: Vice Rector &Co-ordinator of Programmes

  • M.A. Psychology and Religion – GTU Berkeley, California; M.Th. Spiritual Theology – Salesian Pontifical University, Rome; Diploma in Psychological Counselling – Inst. of St Anselm, Kent, England
  • Experience: Counselling and Spiritual Direction, Novice Master for 7 years, Teacher in various seminaries, Animation of priests and religious.
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Fr. Raja Reddy Donthireddy SDB: Animator

Fr. Raja Reddy Donthireddy SDB: Animator

  • M.Scand M.Philin Counselling Psychology
  • Experience: Counselling & Group Therapy; Retreat Preaching; Soft Skills Training; Youth Animation; Formation; and Street Children Work.
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Fr. ThommaiAntonyrajan SDB: Administrator

Fr. ThommaiAntonyrajan SDB: Administrator

  • M.A. Youth Ministry & Pastoral Counselling - Fordham University, New York
  • Experience: Vice provincial of the Trichy Province, Animation of Youth Groups, Retreat Preaching, Formation work.
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  1. Fr. Joe Mannath SDB - Ph.D. in Philosophy, Research in Psychology and Religion .
  2. Fr. George Thannickal SDB – Ph.D. in Theology.
  3. Dr. John Kalayil - Ph.D in Clinical Psychology.
  4. Fr. Jose KuttianimattathilSDB – Ph.D. in Systematic Theology.
  5. Fr. Edison Fernandes SDB - Ph.D. in Psychology.
  6. Fr. Anton Paul PadinjaarathalaSDB – Ph.D. in Canon Law.
  7. Fr. SanthanarajUbagaramSDB – M.S.W., Ph.D. in Sociology.
  8. Sr. Rosamma John, ICM – Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology.
  9. Sr. Bernadine Joseph RNDM – M.A. Pastoral Counselling.
  10. Fr. Casimir Raj SDB – Ph.D. in Youth Work.
  11. And others …
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