Most Rev. Peter Machado
Belgaum Diocese

Diocesan Youth Director

Rev. Fr. Harry Victor D`Cruz
Belgaum Diocese

Belgaum Diocese


26th March, 2018 : The Youth Council of Belgaum Diocese had conducted the following activities in the year 2020 -21.... More+

Belgaum Youth Commission organizes Passion Play at Hubli
26th March, 2018 : The Youth commission of belgaum diocese organized light and sound programme on 25 March 2018 at Sacred heart convent school ground with the intention... More+

Belgaum hosts ICYM Youth pilgrimage to Nandgad - the Miraculous Cross
19th March, 2018 : The Belgaum Diocese youth commission organized a day of Youth Pilgrimage on 18 March 2018 at Nandgad. About 500 youth from various parishes... More+

ICYM Hubli Organizes Youth Meet
24th September, 2017 : Youth of Hubli parishes had a Youth Get Together Programme at Fatima PU College, Hubli on 24 September 2017.There were 88 youth present for the programme. More+

Sports Meet - 2016
20th December, 2016 : It was a great joy and fun for all the youth who took part in the sports meet organized by ICYM- Belgaum diocese. The presence of Bishop Peter Machado ... More+

Carol Singing
18th December, 2016 : Youth commission of Belgaum Diocese organized Carol Evening for all the youth of the diocese on 18th Dec 2016. There were 11 teams of Junior and Senior categories... More+

Sneha sadan convent, Hubli
3rd November, 2016 : The youth of Hubli- Dharwad unit gathered at sneha sadan ,home for aged and orphans which is under the care of Mother Theresa Sisters to share and to celebrate joy.... More+

Belgaum Diocese – Youth activities
March 2016 to August 2015 : Youth of Belgaum diocese had a wonderful opportunity in exhibiting their talents in the field of Sports. This opportunity was availed to them by Fr. Harry Victor the Youth... More+

My Experience at Taize France
1st April 2014 to 29th June 2014 : At the beginning, I had not intended my visit to Taize to be part of my Youth ministry – Taize quite clearly doesn’t fit into that category of a typical... More+

Diocesen Pastoral Council – Belgaum
Rev. Fr. Franklin D’Souza the Regional Youth Director of Karnataka addressed to the Diocesen Pastoral Council of Belgaum Diocese on March 2nd 2011. He spoke on YOUTH REALITY today: How to build youth groups in parish, the problems that we encounter and how to move towards the solution. Rev. Fr. Vijay Mendith the Diocesan Youth Director presented the plan for the Belgaum diocese for coming three years. More+

Belgaum Diocesen Youth Retreat
Retreat began on 17th at 10 am with praise and worship Bro. George preached on God’s love. He explained his encounter with the Lord when he was in the film industry. Being a sinner how Jesus loved him, He will surely love all the youth more than me. At 12 pm the Diocesen Bishop Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado together with 6 priests offered Holy Mass and prayed for the success of the retreat. He also invited the youth to love Jesus and to l ead a Holy life.More+


YSC / YSM Regional Team of Students (RTS) Meets at Belgaum
30th October, 2017 : Karnataka (RTS) Regional Team of Students of YCS/YSM meeting was held in Fransalian Ashram Harmony Belgavi on 29th October 2017. Eight REXCO’s participated in the meeting. More+

YCS / YSM Leadership Training Programmes November 2012

The leaders and office bearers of newly formed YCS/YSM units came together at three venues, namely St. Antony’s School Hall, Camp, Belgaum, St. Michael’s School Hall, Keshwapur, Hubli and St.Joseph School Hall, College Road, Dharwad on 7th, 8th and 9th November 2012, respectively for a day’s training on Leadership. The Resource Persons were Rev.Fr. Charles Menezes, [National Chaplain YCS/YSM India] and Miss. Jovita D’Souza, [National Secretary YCS/YSM India] More+

YCS / YSM Animators And Student Leaders Training Programmes June 2012

The revival and the new beginning of the YCS/YSM in Belgaum Diocese began with the training programmes organized by the newly appointed YCS/YSM Director Fr. Roshan Santhumayor in collaboration with the Belgaum Diocese Board of Education and Social Welfare from 12 to 16 June 2012. On 12th June the training was organized for the 26 teachers of various schools at Fatima School Hall, Keshwapur, and Hubli who are going to be animators of the movement. It began with inaugural programme. More+