KALYANI, (C.M. Paul) – The parishioners of St John Bosco Parish Kalyani held a one day retreat on 8th December, feast of the Immaculate Conception, as special preparation for Christmas.
Fr Aboni Bag of Baruipur diocese animated the day-long session for adults and seniors of the parish with input sessions laced with hymns and narrations of faith stories. Some 180 mothers and fathers attended the programme.
Besides opportunity for the sacrament of reconciliation, the parishioners also celebrated the feast of Our Lady with the Holy Eucharist.
Similar day-long programs were held for the substations of Kalayni parish namely Madanpur, Narayanpur and Nagagrah.
A retreat for parish youth is scheduled to be held at Kalyani on 22 December.