Don Bosco Relics Pilgrimage Prep Film Available in English, Hindi & Tamil

Don Bosco is with us.

CHENNAI, (C.M. Paul) – A short film in preparation for St John Bosco Relics Pilgrimage inIndiais currently available n three languages. The 9.51 minute film produced by DBICA Chennai is available in Tamil, English and Hindi. Other language editions are expected.
“Don Bosco’s relics coming toIndiais something fantastic, historical, gracious and memorable. I want all our young people really get charged for this great event,” says director and producer of the film Fr Harris Pakkam of Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts, Chennai.
He adds, “so far we have not done anything much to promote this film, except to give it to all our (ten) provinces so that they can diffuse it in as many languages as possible.”
The fast moving short film has a brisk and energetic narration explaining the meaning and purpose of relics in Catholic tradition. It also explains the meaning of the relics and the significance of the “right hand of Don Bosco” that is encased in the wax model statue of Don Bosco being carried around in an ornate casket.
The short film besides being an information documentary also acts as catechetical instruction and inspirational presentation. It is an ideal film to prepare young people in schools and the faithful in parishes.
Copies of the DVD of “Let’s Get Charged” is available from DBICA, the Citadel, Chennai 600010 or
            Don Bosco Relics Pilgrimage started on 31st January 2009 from Valdocco, Turin to visit some 130 countries arrived in India on 29th April 2011 in Imphal (Manipur). It had an official welcome by members of the Salesian Family, as well as both civil and ecclesiastical authorities along with the Chief Minister of Manipur Okram Ibobi Singh, local MPs and MLAs on 1st May 2011. The Relics are expected to leaveIndia on 30 November forSri Lanka.
 The Chief Minister of Manipur also released a 25 minute film entitled “The Hand,” a Dimapur-Guwahati production depicting the transformation Don Bosco’s followers wrought in India`s North East in the last 90 years. Salesians first arrived in Shillong in 1922.


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