by Evangelo D'Souza, sdb
AGADGAON-AHMEDNAGAR, DECEMBER 17, 2014: The village of Agadgaon in the district of Ahmednagar witnessed yet another joyful event on December 13, 2014. The children and the youth were merrying around and having fun. It was an early Christmas celebration organized by Brs. Justus and Evangelo for the enthusiastic kids and youth of Agadgaon.
The programme began to the sound of music and one could see joyful faces all over. Entertaining party games were conducted that cheered up one and all. It was followed by the recitation of the rosary. In his Christmas message Br. Justus emphasized the need of preparing one's hearts for Christmas. He also asked each one to make an effort to care and share this Christmas. He invited each one to be grateful to God for the gift of his son Jesus. Santa Claus' joyful visit lifted the hearts of each one as they danced around the Santa and had fun around him.
Santa gave away gifts to the children and made them happy with his cheerful presence. Special gifts were also given to the children who emerged victorious in the party games. Truly one could say that the silver bells were already ringing at Agadgaon.