LONAVLA-PUNE, OCTOBER 22 2014: The Aspirants of Don Bosco Lonavala had a four day mission camp from October 17 to 21, 2014 at B.G.V.K (Bosco Gramin Vikas Kendra), Ahmednagar. The camp was organized by Fr. Solomon Rapol and Br. Ramesh Durairaj.
On the first day, the aspirants were sent to all the non- catholic villages and were asked to have a first-hand experience of the missions in Ahmednagar. The aspirants conducted various games, action songs, competitions and also helped the village students in their English vocabulary and grammar. On the second day, all the aspirants were sent to the catholic villages. In these villages the aspirants conducted catechism classes, taught prayers said at during mass and conducted rosary and bhajan services.
On the third day, they went around and saw the various works that the Salesian fathers and sisters were doing in Ahmednagar. The aspirants were thrilled, inspired and also felt motivated at the end of the camp and took this experience in their heart as they are soon going to apply for pre-novitiate. It was indeed an eye-opening camp for the aspirants who are journeying towards the Salesian mission and vision.