BOSCO INFORMATION SERVICE #3014
INAUGURATION OF MARIAN MONTH
Br. Michael Condillac & Cl. Rohan Pinto
BORIVLI, JULY 16, 2012: At Bosco Boy’s Home, the inauguration of the Marian month took place on the feast of Our lady of mount Carmel. The evening Eucharist was followed by the distribution of the scapulars to our catholic and non-catholic boarders.
There after, at the goodnight Br. Rohan Pinto elaborated on the goodnight. The Rector Fr Anthony Santarita introduced and explained to the boarders this leading spiritual tradition in Don Bosco/ Salesian Institutions the very important role, Our Lady invoked under the title of Mary Help of Christian’s. Her intercession with God in the founding and growth of Salesian works to their present globe girdling dimensions-educational and other apostolates in over one hundred and thirty countries for Children/youth (boys and girls) and others over the last one hundred and fifty years.
Br. Rohan explained the important part played by Mary help of Christian in his priestly vocation- mysteriously because he does not know how all the favourable events came about. Then Br. Invited all the boys and priests of the community to come forward with lighted candles before the statue of Mary help of Christian and pledge to strive to acquire some good practice or give up some bad habits with her prayerful assistance. He explained that all the prayers, games, tournaments, competitions, etc would be to help our spiritual upliftment.
The inaugural good night ended with a hymn to our Blessed Mother.