SALESIAN PROVINCE OF BANGALORE (INK)
The Province of Bangalore dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus came into existence on 19th March 1979. The Province comprises of two states Kerala and three-fourth of Karnataka. At present, there are 351 members in, who reach out to the poorest of the poor through more than 50 centres. We become messengers of hope and channels of God’s love to the thousands of poor people which is realised through our Mission Centres, Parishes, Trade Schools, Child Rehabilitation Centres, Youth Centres, Social Work Centres, and our Shelters for the Children on the Street.
The Province of Bangalore carries out the Salesian mission in Karnataka ( excluding the coastal areas and some North western parts) with 20 canonically erected communities and 2 presences involving about 150 confreres.
The entire state of Kerala falls under the jurisdiction of the Province of Bangalore. The region has 21 canonically erected communities and a Presence. About 170 confreres are carrying out the Salesian apostolate.