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BOSCOM Executive Body Google Meet Discusses Communication amidst COVID-19 & Beyond
By BISIndia Correspondent
Mumbai, Apr. 25. The Don Bosco South Asia BOSCOM Executive Body had a lengthy 04-hour Google Meet on 25 April 2020, moderated by BOSCOM Delegate Father Ernest Rosario. Due to the various constraints effected by the nationwide lockdown to contain the escalation of the COVID-19, this was an extremely beneficial real-face-time meet of the 15-member BOSCOM Executive Body via Google Meet. Read full text
Screengrab of Google Meet BOSCOM Executive Body Meeting on 25 April 2020

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PORUTHUR Joseph India Chennai
says:
April 26, 2020

Hi, Fr.TD. BIS Team has recommitted to start dialogue among confreres, departments, communities on the possibilities and alternatives during Covid19 pandemic and beyond. Join the team. You would have read the BIS News on Covid19 Relief activities carried out in our provinces. And we appreciate and salute all our confreres and lay collaborators who go about serving with the mind and heart of Jesus Christ.

 
THARAKAN John India Coimbatore
says:
April 26, 2020

A very good attempt and highly effective. Congrats. I too have a humble suggestion that I have repeated ad infinitum/nauseam. Jesus is he communication of the father. BOSCOM must serve as that communication. Communication is a mission, a way of relating, more than technology, a tool. Are we going to just adjust to COVID 19 and go on as usual. This is the impression the report gives. The letter from Rome of La Croix International has the title: "THE CHURCH MUST DIE BEFORE IT CAN RISE AGAIN: Only those who do not really believe in the power of the Resurrection would seriously think that the Church could remain exactly as it was before COVID-19 (Good Friday, April 10, 2020). How do we respond to the challenges of COVID 19 which predictably may exceed any of the calamities known in history. Even worse is expected. Can BOSCOM initiate dialogue among confreres, departments, commmunities on the possibiities and alternatives. For me no TINA, rather TAMA, There Are Many Alternatives. Holy Week washed out, liturgy and Eucharist not possible for the people. Will the clerical church go on leaving the people to their fate at the bottom of a hierarchy that Jesus never wanted! Will we grow up into the Spirit of Chrit?

 

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