in      
Reserved Area

News Mumbai Province (INB)

CHANGE TEXT A A A
Join 360° view forum
Join 360° view forum
 
Previous  |  Next
Printable View Print News   Mail to Friend Mail to Friend  Comment on News Mail to Lowe Glenford

Multi-lingual Mass at Gudalajara - Fr Maria Charles Preaches ''Change the World with Love''


By Ajoy Fernandes sdb
Mumbai, Aug. 17. Adoration, reflection and celebration characterised the last day in the Diocese of Guadalajara.
The World Youth Day (WYD) participants celebrated the Sunday Eucharist at parishes within whose jurisdiction they resided. The Salesian contingent had a multi lingual mass with the parishioners of the Don Bosco Parish. Fr. Maria Charles delivered a homily in English. Drawing inspiration from the life and example of John Paul II -the initiator of the WYD, - Fr. Charles stressed the importance of letting go of resentment against our aggressors to change the world with Love.
Each group visited its neighbouring parishes in the afternoon where the youth organized an hour of Taize prayer.
In the early evening, WYD groups participated in two workshops each at different venues in the city. Manos Unidas representative who conducted the first workshop for the Indian and East-African contingent were delighted to know that Salesians in India had successfully completed projects they had sponsored. At a different location, youth from El Salvador made a short presentation on the national and religious climate in their country.
After dusk, there was an inter-continent cultural program at the central Concordia Park. The Youth showcased their culture through traditional songs and dances. The dandia raas of the Dubai-Indians and the dance chorale of the Botswana group were strikingly different from other presentations that had a Western flavour.
The variety of programs all in a single day, has adequately prepared the pilgrims for a more intense journey at Madrid.
Previous  |  Next
CHANGE TEXT A A A

Comments






More News in MISSIONS

Salesian News Asia-Pacific YouTube Version Launched
Silver Jubilee Bells Toll at Risen Christ Church, Ponnur
AIDA Dimapur and SBI Sanjeevani Provides Free Medical Care in Rural Areas
Youth Centre Turns into Corona Care Centre, Run by Salesian Family
Alumni Congress Focuses on Delegate, Young Past Pupils and Networking
Rate this
Current Rating
3.0



BIS is the information service of the Salesians of Don Bosco in South Asia.
The information available on the site is posted by the online registered Salesians in the South Asia Region and are approved by their respective Province BIS Coordinators.


This site is best viewed with Mozilla Firefox and/or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 + at a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768


NEWS SEARCH
Search
Province
Classification

Are you a friend of Don Bosco?
Yes


RSS Feeds RSS Feeds