BOSCO INFORMATION SERVICE #3085
FR IVAN RODRIGUES TRAINS BHINGAR FOR BCC
BHINGAR, AUGUST 24, 2012 : On Saturday August 18,Fr. Ivan Rodrigues visited Bhingar to animate the pastoral council to organize Basic Christian Community (BCC) in their neighborhood from four pm to seven pm.
The meeting began with Mr Gaurav Patole giving a Powerpoint presentation of the impact of the Miracles exhibition on the ordinary life, culture and faith of the people who profess their faith in the catholic tradition.
Fr. Ivan gave a talk on the importance of belonging to the church and of being good neighbours to each other through the Basic Christian community Movement. Fr. Ivan also officiated at both the Marathi and English masses and preached on the relevance of Jesus as the bread of life.
After mass, he spoke to parents and teenagers on the generation gap. He told them that the home is not a hotel, and teenagers should respect their parents and obey them. A parishioner, Diana Joseph remarked “FR. Ivan, you have drawn us closer to God, thank you.”
Fr. Ivan has spent ten years in “Mission project Ahmednagar.” He was happy to look at the house chronicle which nobody reads.
Pearl, daughter of Samantha and Bemjee was baptised in ST JB church, Bhingar.
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