|During his interaction, he said that every Salesian is close to his heart and he remembers everyone. He lauded the Salesian missions and presences. ``We have a beautiful congregation``, Father Angel said. ``The Salesian congregation is as beautiful as it was 20-25 years ago,`` he added. He also said that the congregation is `highly respected by the Church and love by the Holy Father.` He exhorted those present to continue the service of serving the poor particularly the poor youth of the region.|
He asked the Salesians to be credible in their religious life. ``The community should be a fraternal community where each one is happy and taken care of. The young confreres should feel secure and is allowed to grow in his religious life,`` Father Angel said.
He requested the Salesians not to seek for a life of ease and power. ``The greatest problem of the Church today is `Clericalism` and `seeking for power and money`, he added. ``As confreres, we should not seek for power and money but to be of service to the needy.``
He implored everyone to live the Salesian life with great fulfillment and love. He said that he remembered everyone in prayer. Fr V M Thomas,Provincial of the Salesian Province of Guwahati thanked Father Angel for his love and dedication to the mission of Don Bosco.