by BIS Correspondent
MUMBAI, AUGUST 22, 2015: The Association of Mary Help of Christians (ADMA) celebrated the Bicentenary of the birth of Don Bosco on August 16 at Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga by reflecting on the teachings of the great Saint and the importance of interceding to Mother Mary.
The members shared their personal testimonies on how the great saint John Bosco and our Blessed Mother have touched their lives.
The day began with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. ADMA members attended the 9 am Holy Mass at the Don Bosco Shrine, Matunga.
ADMA was founded by Don Bosco himself in 1868, after he built the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians in Turin. A unit of this Association was started in Mumbai in September 2010.
In Mumbai, ADMA members meet every first Saturday of the month and seeks to grow in their Christian life through reflection on four dimensions: Doctrinal, Ecclesial, Marian and Salesian.