India – “Shepherd’s Dream” at SYM Borivali

09 August 2021

Mumbai, India – 25 July 2021 – A Leadership programme called “Shepherd’s Dream” was organised by Don Bosco Youth Services (DBYS) Matunga on Sunday 25 July 2021, for the Salesian Youth Movement, Borivali. Registration of 45 young people began with all COVID-19 protocols in place. The day’s events began with the solemn Eucharistic Celebration, with Father McEnroe Lopes Administrator and Director of Youth Services - Kurla, as the main celebrant. Father Leon Cruz Ratinam, Provincial Delegate for Youth Ministry, Fr Solomon Rapol sdb Rector and Parish Priest of St John Bosco Church - Borivali and Fr Glenford Lowe sdb Director of Youth Ministry – Borivali were the concelebrants. Then Fr Lowe animated the first session on the Shepherd’s Dream, emphasising the importance of dreams in each one's life. Following Brother Bryce Fernandes-Director of AVEC {Archdiocesan Value Education Centre] Matunga, led the youth in an action song. Father Ratinam then explained about the Qualities of a Good Leader and why leadership is so important. Father Ratinam showed a short clipping on the Race of Life which left the youth with a meaningful moral that winning isn’t everything but helping others and achieving victory together is important. There were also a spiritual programme of Taize-styled Adoration and a confession program, and all the youth were handed a book-mark souvenir as a memento.


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