Yuvamitra holds fifth Diocesan Youth convention 2016 at Shivamogga
Shivamogga: Yuvamitra the Youth Commission of the diocese of Shivamogga convened the 5th Diocesan Youth Convention from 28th to 30th October 2016 at Sacred Heart Cathedral Campus.
There were 650 youth from the ICYM, YCS/YSM and Don Bosco who actively participated in the convention. The three-day long Convention consisted of different activities like Teachings of the Church, Interactive Workshops, Youth Masses and meditation, Music, Group Dynamics, Cultural Evening, Faith Walk, Youth Rally for Peace, Swacch Bharath Andolan and awareness programme with Street plays in Public Places.
The programme was organized by ICYM and YCS/YSM diocesan office bearers under the able leadership of Fr Ronald Veigas, Diocesan Youth Director of Shivamogga.
The Dignitaries and the Resource persons Dr Henry D’Souza, Chairman of CBCI Youth Commission, India, and Bishop of Bellary Most Dr Francis Serrao SJ, Chairman of Yuvamitra Youth Commission, Diocese of Shivamogga, Sri Basava Marulasidda Swamiji, Charamurthigalu Basavakendra, Shivamogga, Fr Deepak KJ Thomas OCD, National Youth Director, New Delhi, Fr Gilbert Lobo, Parish Priest, Cathedral Parish, Shivamogga, Kimmane Ratnakar, Former Education Minister, Government of Karnataka, Prasanna Kumar, MLA, Shivamogga, Arun Furtado K.A.S, Under Secretary of the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Bengaluru, Vincent Shantha Kumar, Addition Superintendent of Police, Shivamogga, Syed Mujibulla, Member of district Waqf Board, Shivamogga, Fr Franklin D’Souza, Former National Youth Director, Parish Priest, Harihara Mathe Shrine, Harihar, Fr Stany D’Souza Chancellor of the diocese of Shivamogga and Director of Education Commission, Raymond D’Souza, Former ICYM National Adviser, Mumbai, William Martis, Director Karnataka Fisheries Development Corporation, Government of Karnataka K Ranganath, Director KADA, Government of Karnataka Jovita D’Souza Former YCS NEXCO and Roshan Lobo Former YCS NEXCO.