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Guwahati Province marks the start of DB`s Bicentenary with Blessings
By Bhivan
Guwahati, Aug. 17. Thirty Salesians on 16 August started in the morning for a pilgrimage to Sashipur on the international border with Bhutan. The purpose was the blessing and dedication of the Don Bosco Church. It was an important event in the history of the province as it joined the rest of the world in the celebration of the opening of the bi-centenary year of Don Bosco`s birth. The day marked also the opening of the yearlong celebrations in all the Salesian communities of the province. The SDB Guwahati province was joined by other members of the Salesian family to dedicate and pledge the church `to exemplify the principles that were learned from Don Bosco and to commit oneself to uphold, respect and follow the standards set by the father and friend of the young.` Read full text