by Geeta Menezes
BORIVLI- MUMBAI, JUNE 5, 2015: On 25th May, feast of Mary, Help of Christians, Iris D'Souza and Jerome D'Souza, took their promise as full-fledged Salesian Cooperators at Don Bosco, Borivli. Fr William Falcao, Rector and Salesian Family Delegate, was the main celebrant at the Eucharist. Fr Vivian DeSouza, Provincial Delegate for the Salesian Family witnessed the promises made by Iris and Jerome.
Salesian Cooperators are the third branch of the Salesian Family. The cooperators take an active part in the church activities, including animating of various Salesian feasts during the year. This year they animated the feast of St Dominic Savio (6th May), the novena to Mary Help of Christians (16th - 24th May) and the feast of Mary Help of Christians (25th May).
Iris and Jerome actively participate in all activities of the Borivli unit Salesian Cooperators. The group is pleased to have them in their fold, both to increase their strength and to continue the Salesian charism. May they be effective instruments of God's love to the young, following the way shown by St. John Bosco.