Deepa Nivas, Vijayawada – breathes the Salesian Spirit.

On 29 July, 2017, the Salesians of Don Bosco of Salesian Province of Hyderabad, have officially taken charge of Deepa Nivas, a home for Street Children at Carmel Nagar, Vijayawada.

Following the request of Most Rev. Dr. T. Joseph Raja Rao, Bishop of Vijayawada,  the Salesians of Don Bosco have undertaken the running of Deepa Nivas, a home catering to street children situated at Carmel Nagar, Vijayawada. This home, was blessed and handed over to the Salesians, in the presence of the Staff, Children and Well wishers of Deepa Nivas. This house, will be under the care and animated by Navajeevan Bala Bhavan, Vijayawada. We congratulate and wish God’s graces to Fr Salibindla Balashowry, the Director of Navajeevan Bala Bhavan, Vijayawada, the other Salesians and the staff of Navajeevan Bala Bhavan, Vijayawada.

The evening began with a short prayer service, followed by the felicitation of the Chief Guest Most Rev. Dr. T. Joseph Raja Rao, Bishop of Vijayawada and other Guests of Honour. This was followed by the blessing of the house was done by Rev. Fr Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar, the Provincial.  The centre was official handed over by Most Rev. Dr. T. Joseph Raja Rao to the Salesians. The cultural program which the children presented was a treat to the eyes and the message of the Chief Guest, touched the hearts of all present.

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