BIS #6113 Independence Day with 1st Holy Communion at Don Bosco Suket

by Father Xavier Bandya for BISMumbai

Don Bosco Suket celebrated Independence Day, Solemnity of the Assumption and the sacrament of 1st Holy Communion on 15 August 2020. The solemn Eucharistic celebration at St. Michael's Parish Church was packed with eager and enthusiastic children and parents, as 12 children received the sacrament of 1st Holy Communion. Parish priest Father Gregory D'cunha presided at the Holy Eucharist.

Soon after the mass, the Independence Day flag-hoisting ceremony was organised by Principal Father Ashwin Mal and the school staff. Premanand Gujar of the Indian Army was the chief guest for the ceremony.He gave a short speech based on his own experiences in the army. The teachers of the school performed a patriotic song after which snacks were distributed for all.