BIS #6557 DBYS SYM Cafasso Squad

by Father Leon Cruz Ratinam for BISMumbai

The Cafasso Squad is a new group of the Salesian Youth Movement [SYM] of the Salesian Province of Bombay [INB] was initially launched on 8 December 2021. The Cafasso Squad is all about youth doing prison ministry. It has initially started in the city of Mumbai and there are plans to expand the Cafasso Squad to other places. On 19 December 2021, the youth of Cafasso Squad sold Christmas decorations made by the young people of the Dongri Observation Home at St Peter’s Church, Bandra with the help of the Prison Ministry Mumbai.

On 27 December 2021, the youth of Cafasso Squad put up a Christmas Tableau for the children and teens at the Dongri Observation Home. As per the protocol, they performed the Christmas Tableau twice for the boys and the girls separately. In future, the Cafasso Squad will be looking into the possibilities of teaching some skills to the young people. It will be the youth helping youth at the Dongri Observation Home, who for some reason have gone astray or are victims of an unjust society.