Monday, July 14, 2014


by Br. Sandeep 

WADALA-MUMBAI, JULY 14, 2014: On July 5, the new leaders of Shelter Don Bosco were invested on the anticipated feast day of St. Dominic Savio. The investiture ceremony started at 9:30 a.m. with a short prayer and a prayer song. The boys were then shown a video on the life of St. Dominic Savio. Fr. Gregory D' Almeida, the Rector of Shelter Don Bosco briefed the boys about the life of Dominic Savio and also explained to the boys the objective of having the point system.

The new leaders were introduced to the gathering and the teams were allotted names by picking up lots by Fr. Jesu. The leaders and all the boys who were present took an oath. The leaders were then installed by Fr. Gregory D' Almeida and Fr. Jesu by giving of flags and the sashes. The leaders were congratulated by a loud applause from the crowd. Br. Vincent Nigrel was invited to inaugurate the score board. After the inauguration of the score board, Fr. Gregory D' Almeida was invited to start the point system by giving an equal points to each team.

Fr. Gregroy initiated the point system by giving hundred points to each team. Then, the boys were shown a video on team work. The investiture ceremony concluded with the singing of national anthem and distribution of sweets. 

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