24th November 2023: Herma, Tripura: Article 8 of our Constitution speaks about the presence of Mary in our Congregation. To deepen this devotion, the Pre-novices of Bosco Home Herma, presented their paper for the annual Symposium on the theme: “The Role of Mother Mary in the life of Don Bosco”. The symposium commenced by invoking God’s blessings and guidance all through the day, which was followed by the opening message from Fr. Glorious, the Rector of the Community, where citing from the life of Don Bosco, urged the Pre-Novices to build their love for our Blessed Mother and to deepen the devotion that they have to our Blessed Mother
The Pre-Novices themselves presented their papers citing the different incidents in Don Bosco’s life referring from the Biographical Memoirs right from his childhood days till his last days on this earth. On asking some of the Pre-Novices about their experience, some expressed that reading the Memoirs has helped them to fall in love with Mother Mary and Don Bosco. Some were moved by the miracles and the Supernatural intervention on the life of Don Bosco. Some, were started to deepened their relationship and devotion to our Blessed Mother. The Symposium ended at 7:40 pm with a remark and a vote of Thanks proposed by Br. Wanpher the Counselor and Administrator.