Shillong, Aug 16: The 208th birthday of Don Bosco was celebrated at Rilang Children’s Home, Nongshiliang on Wednesday. The event starts with hymns of Don Bosco as the boys rise, followed by a morning prayer, Rosary and singing hymns to Don Bosco. Later in the evening a Holy Mass was celebrated by Fr. Genesius the Director of BIDS and RILANG CHILDREN’SHOME and concelebrated by Dn Shemphang. In his homily , Fr. Genessius narrates the short life sketch of Don Bosco and how he started his work among poor young . He also tells the boys how grateful and joyful for the Confreres working and helping in Rilang to see the boys doing well in life and it always makes the SDBs to look again to our Father and Founder and his love to work among the young. Fr. Genesius also invites the boys to pray to Don Bosco to receives many favours and God’s blessings.