World Youth Day Celebrated as Faith Fest in Bangalore
Nearly 400 Catholic youth and animators from Don Bosco centres (SDB & FMA) in Karnataka participated in the Faith Fest held at Auxilium, Salesian Sisters, Avalahalli, Bangalore, on 27 & 28 July. It was jointly organized by Don Bosco Youth & Auxilium (SDB and FMA) Youth Services.
Held in unison with the World Youth Day celebrations in Brazil, the two-day programme contained several of the key features of the World Youth Day (WYD).
The meet began with Holy Eucharist at 9.00 am. In the inaugural speech, Fr. K.O. Thomas SDB, Vice-Provincial, Bangalore Province, brought to the participants some of the inspirations given at the World level celebrations: the reason of the celebration is faith and the protagonist is none other than Jesus Himself.