BIS # 3355 INAUGURATION OF NEW SALESIAN COMMUNITY BLOCK AT WALUNJ, AURANGABAD
BOSCO INFORMATION SERVICE #3355
INAUGURATION OF NEW SALESIAN COMMUNITY BLOCK AT WALUNJ, AURANGABAD
BHINGAR-AHMEDNAGAR, FEBRUARY 05, 2013 : At sunrise, all roads led to Aurangabad on the January 19 for the inauguration of the New Salesian community Block at Walunj, Aurangabad MIDC. When a baby is born, God smiles. When Aurangabad, the long due baby of the Mumbai Province was born, Don Bosco laughs.
It has been a dream long overdue and the main protagonist of the event Bro. Ramesh spared no pains and hard work to see this colourful event take off in Marathwada style, pomp and fanfare. Orangish Red phetas adorned the heads of the Provincial, His council and the movers and shakers behind the construction of this cute and functional residence for future Salesians.
The introductory prayer was said by the Provincial. The prayer service was led by Bro. Ramesh Durairaj followed by the unveiling of the Marble Stone by the Provincial. The cutting of the ribbon by the Vice Provincial led every one into the Atrium of the building. Council and prominent members involved in the construction work lit the lamp. Guests and those who undertook the work in the completion of the building and the officials of the village were felicitated.A cultural program followed by the children of the Agardgaon village, Bhinagr who performed three Bollywood dances.
Fr. Manuel Murzello, spoke of the long desired prayed that this project see the light of day thanks to Don Bosco Mundo, Germany. Fr. Provincial spoke of the economics of the unskilled labourer in comparison to the pay package of the educated and qualified, convinced all to be educated, skilled and get the renumeration one deserved for a better life for oneself and one's children.
He told the audience that the target of the Salesian's are and will always be the Poor and Needy. Fr. Ashley spoke at length on the role of our beneficiaries being contributors to the work of building a more humane and just society by participation and involvement. Fr. George D'Abreo compered the event and gave a fitting vote of thanks.
The yeoman efforts for the success of the project goes to Br. Ramesh and his staff at BGVK who worked long and hard to see this project completed, on time. Right from his time as an aspirantate, Fr. Savio Silveria had been informed that land was purchased at Walunj, today he saw this dream realized due to the work of many partners. Frs. Crispino, Ivan D'Souza and Ivan Rodrigues, Jude D'Mello were witnesses to this well-orchestrated event. The hand of Don Bosco finally reaches Marathwada region.