INM PC2022 – DAY 2 (23.02.2022) : Inaugural Holy Eucharist Celebrated by Archbishop Most Rev. George Antonysamy.

The Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, Chennai (INM) has begun the Provincial Chapter on 22 of February, at Don Bosco Provincial House, Kilpauk, Chennai, in the presence of 116 chapter members. The Provincial Chapter has its theme, “Totally Consecrated to God, for the poorest young in Don Bosco’s way: Profile of the Salesian Today.” The Provincial Chapter began with a short recollection preached by Fr. Sivy Koreth sdb from INK Province on emphasizing the theme titled “Significance of Lay participation in our Mission.” On 23rd February 2022, the Archbishop of Madras-Mylapore, Most Rev. Dr. George Antonysamy presided over the Inaugural Eucharistic celebration and implored God’s blessings and guidance on the members of the Provincial Chapter. He shared in his homily that Don Bosco has passed on a legacy and a spirituality of accompaniment that needs to be lived in our Mission with the youth today. During the Inaugural ceremony, the message of Rev. Fr. Biju Michael SDB, General Councillor for South Asia Region was read to the Provincial Chapter members. He wished them well and inviting us to renew our commitment to the poorest young. The presence of Rev. Sr. Lazar Maria Nirmala, Provincial of FMA Chennai, Rev. Sr. Josphine Selvi, the Superior General of SMA, Mr. Aseervatham, Provincial Councilor for Salesian Cooperators, Mr. Sathish, Delegate for INM Past Pupil’s Association, Ms. Joy Sandhya, the Local Responsible of the INM VDBs, and Mr. Lourdusamy, the President of ADMA Unit, joined our inaugural ceremony and shared their reflections with the Provincial Chapter members to refocus and to renew our commitment with the young. Finally, Fr. Provincial thanked each one of them for the presence and inspiring messages and declared the INM PC 2022 OPEN.
    Volunteers of Don Bosco (VDB)
    FMA Provincial
    Past Pupil Secretary
    INM Provincial
    Salesian Cooperator
    SMA Provincial
    Salesian Family
    Provincial Chapter Participants Celebrating the Holy Eucharist
    Provincial Secretary Fr. Anbu.
    Fr. Kirubagaran, Liturgical In-charge and Catechetical Center Director

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