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Relic Casket of Don Bosco reaches Vilathikulam

By Fr. Thamburaj sdb
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Tiruchy, Oct. 15. The Relic Casket of Don Bosco reached Vilathikulam at 11.30 a.m. on October 15, 2011.About 3000 men, women, and children received the casket with joy.
The casket was placed in the St. Antony's Church, Vilathikulam, near by the Don Bosco Institution.  The whole place was colourfully decorated.  The students and children performed dances, skits to honour the Saint.  The whole function was arranged very orderly by Fr. Riccopar Rayan sdb, Director, VEMBU.  People paid respect and received the blessings of the Saint.  After Vilathikulam, the casket was taken to Keela Eral Don Bosco.  People nearby villages were there waiting to receive the casket.  Fr. Justin the Rector received the casket at the Keela Eral Don Bosco institution.  A short prayer session was arranged to pay respect to the relic of Don Bosco.  The local VF presented a nice talk about the saint Don Bosco and the Don Bosco Institutions and their service to the people especially youth and women.  The students of the Don Bosco institution gave wonderful cultural programmes to honour the event.  More than 1000 people paid their respects and received the blessings of the saint.


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