Mangalore Diocese

ICYM Youth showcasing their talents - YUVA SANZ 2021

On the occasion of Easter, Indian Catholic Youth Movement Diocese of Mangalore organised Yuva Sanz - 2021 on 04th April 2021 in Bendur church hall. The program commenced with a prayer song lead by the youth.

Mr Leon Loyd Saldanha, President ICYM welcomed the guest and the gathering. Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of Mangalore, Very Rev. Fr Vincent Monteiro, Vicar Forane Episcopal City Deanery, Mr Joylus D’Souza, Chairman of Christian Development Committee, Karnataka State, Mr Lawrence D’Souza, President District Congress cell, Rev. Fr Ronald Prakash D’Souza, Parish Priest Gantalkatte, Mr Jaison Pereira, President ICYM Karnataka region, Ms Cleeta D'Souza, General Secretary FIMCAP Asia, Mr Stephen Pinto, Vice President Bendur, Mrs Mavis Rodrigues, Secretary Parish Council Bendur, Rev. Fr Ashwin Cardoza, Director ICYM, Mr Leon Loyd Saldanha, President and Ms Veena Vas, Secretary ICYM Mangalore Diocese were the dignitaries on the dais.

The programme was inaugurated by the dignitaries by putting fish in the aquarium, which symbolises that youth come from different areas and get united with ICYM. Rev. Fr Ashwin Cardoza addressed the gathering and gave highlights of the program. Mr Aaron Patrao’s book "Poems from the back bench" was released by the Bishop Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha and Rev. Fr Vincent Monteiro gave a brief note about the book.

Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha in his presidential speech spoke about the achievements of the youth and encouraged all the youth to continue with their good work.

ICYM central Council felicitated Rev Fr Ronald Prakash D’Souza, Mr Joylus D’Souza, Mr Lawrence D’Souza, Mr Jaison Pereira and Ms Cleeta D'Souza for their service in their respective areas. Mementos were handed over to the dignitaries as a token of love. The inaugural program ended with the ICYM theme song. Ms Veena Vas proposed the vote of thanks.

The cultural program was followed by a stage program. This was the platform for all the young minds to explore their talents. Youth exhibited their talents through dance, singing and drama. The cultural programme ended with a Baila dance.