ICYM Farla Unit Holds ‘Yuva Disha – 2018’
ICYM Farla Unit organised Yuva Disha – 2018, A youth gathering programme on Sunday, 29th July 2018 at 9:00 AM in Velankanni Church Hall for the youth of Farla Unit under the guidance of Fr Cloudy Vas. The day began with the Holy Eucharistic Celebration followed by the breakfast at sharp 9:00 AM.
The programme commenced with a prayer dance. Steevan Robert Fernandes – Unit President, ICYM Farla Unit welcomed the gathering. The inaugural programme was presided over by Fr Cloudy Vas along with Irine Albuquerque – Vice – President, Parish Pastoral Council, Thomas Menezes, Sunitha Baptist – YCS Animator, President and Secretary – ICYM Pallotti Youth Farla were present for the inaugural programme. The programme was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by the dignitaries on the dais. Fr Cloudy Vas addressed the gathering and inspired the youth with his encouraging words and also stressed that youth should be acceptable with love and care. Irine Albuquerque addressed the gathering and, stressed the need of being united in order to keep ICYM members energetic. Flexita D’Silva – Unit Secretary, ICYM Farla Unit proposed the vote of thanks by thanking all the dignitaries got their presence and love.
Fr Cloudy Vas gave an inspirational talk on leadership, time management. Fr Ashwin Lohith Cardoza, Assistant Director – ICYM Mangalore Diocese enlightened the youth to grab the opportunities and how to develop self – confidence and also inspired the youth to be a member of Parish Pastoral Council and serve the church. After Post Lunch Session Fr Melwyn and Fr Jason entertained the youth by conducting various games and activities. The programme concluded at 5:30 pm. A total of 45 youth were present for the programme. The programme was well planned and organized which has benefited the youth of Farla and a fun-filled day with fun, knowledge and entertainment and day a to remember.
ICYM Bondel Unit celebrates Van Mahotsav – 2018
Mangaluru: ICYM Bondel Unit celebrated Van Mahotsav – 2018 at St Lawrence Church Premises, Bondel on Sunday, 29th July 2018. Steven Goveas – Vice – President, ICYM Bondel Unit welcomed the gathering. Fr Andrew Leo D’Souza – Parish Priest, Fr Clifford Pinto – Assistant Parish Priest, Fr Leo Veigas, Wilfred Alvares – ICYM Animator, Alisten Greg Tauro – President, ICYM Bondel Unit, Melinda Elma D’Souza – Secretary, ICYM Bondel Unit, ICYM members and all the parishioners were present for the programme.
Fr Andrew Leo D’Souza inaugurated the programme by planting a sapling and addressed the gathering on the importance of growing plants and trees. Soon after the inaugural programme, Fr Andrew Leo D’Souza distributed the saplings to the parishioners along with the dignitaries and ICYM members planted saplings at the corner of the new school ground. 30 youth were present for this programme.