On 1stMay at 7 a.m. 21 students of Auxilium Barasat, with three animators set out for St. Mary’s School Ripon Street, to participate in the YCS commitment day programme. There were eight schools present. The day commenced with prayer service the readings chosen for the occasion was that of Jesus washing the feet of his apostles.
Rev. Fr. Nitinatan, vice principal of St. Mary’s gave a motivational talk on servant Leadership. He invited the audience to be strong like the lion, flexible like the monkey; sore high like the eagle he also exhorted us to be humble and service minded like Jesus our master. The animators were encouraged and felicitated with small gift to appreciate their role in animating the YCSrs. The DEXO members were elected. Sonali Soreng of Class XII and Sreya soreng of Class X were elected as media in charge. After tea break there was a solemn Eucharistic celebration animated by the St. Mary’s Students. The YCSrs took their commitment during the Eucharistic celebration. Rev. Fr. Devraj the YCS Chaplin, invited more students to participate in the forth coming National convention which will be held in Don Bosco Park Circus on May 22nd to 25th. The programme ended with a fellowship meal. The Youngsters and their animators left the campus with a resolve to be more committed YCSrs.