Monday, September 6, 2010


Cl. Richard Burkhao sdb
BORIVALI, AUGUST 4, 2010: Bosco Boys Home Borivali was graced with the visit of Rev Fr. Maria Aarokiam Kanaga, Regional for South Asia on August 31, 2010. Fr. Regional arrived early and joined the community for meditation, followed by the Eucharistic celebration along with the Boarders. He attended the Assembly held for the students of the Technical trade and delivered his message that God loves everyone and that our Rector Major does care for all the students.
Fr. Regional the Salesian community to discus on the functioning of the house. Present were Fr. Anthony Santarita (Director), Fr. Anaclete Dmello (Incharge Valvanda Mokhada), Fr. Bastin Thomas (Administration), Br. Michael Condillac, Br. Alex Gonsalves and Br. Richard Burkhao. The conference with the community ended with the reading of the house documents.

Fr. Regional, assisted by Fr. Anthony Santarita, visited the entire premise and the various workshops viz. Automobile, Electrician, Automobile, AC /Refrigeration, and Sankalp Hotel Management. Fr. Regional interacted with the Trainers as well as the students; he also visited the new project MoRD BASE which has its first batch. The Institute caters to the needs of 101 underprivileged youth of Valvanda Mokhada.

It was indeed a golden opportunity for all the staff of Bosco Boys Home to interact with Fr. Regional the message was simple. He said, “Rector Major loves you”. The regional also met the entire staff. Each staff introduced themselves and gave a brief description of the service they render in their respective work place.

The regional took rime to meet each confrere personally. In the evening, the entire community met for evening prayer in the community room followed by the concluding conference and report by the Regional.

Before leaving Fr. Regional personally addressed the Boarders and the community thanking each and every one for the hospitality that he received during his visit He then assured everyone of his prayers and gave God’s blessing to all present.

Indeed the visit of Fr. Regional to Bosco Boys Home was a day to remember for all.

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