Wednesday, February 15, 2017

BIS #5057 SUNDAY SCHOOL ON THE PLAYGROUND


by Avril Baptista

 

MUMBAI, FEB 15, 2017: While everyone lazed away their Sunday Morning, the turf ground of Don Bosco International School in Matunga, was abuzz with excitement as Dominic Savio Parish, Wadala celebrated their annual Sports Day for the Sunday School children on February 12.

 

About 86 children from standard one to nine participated in the event that began with the march past, with flag bearers leading the way. Father Savio D'Souza, parish priest of Dominic Savio took the salute and declared the sports meet open.

 

From sack race to book balancing, the children participated in a plethora of fun games. The grounds reverberated with the sound of cheers and claps from the crowd.

The highlight of the day was the Mini Football matches. Father D'Souza, Father Brian Moras, the assistant parish priest and youth director and Father Shekar Mariadas not only refereed but also participated in the games.

 

The event ended with a prize distribution ceremony. The chief guest for the closing ceremony, Father Bernard Fernandes, principal of Don Bosco School, Matunga reminded the youth, "It is not only the winning that counts but the participation that matters.

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