SEPTEMBER 3, 2019
THE INDIAN CATHOLIC YOUTH MOVEMENT (ICYM) LIGHTS THE HINDU OIL LAMP (KUTHU VILALAKKU OR NILAVILAKKU)
Shivamogga: Fr. Pius D’Souza appointed new director of the Diocesan ICYM, YCS/YSM
Shivamogga, June 6, 2018
That’s Fr. Franklin D’Souza, Director, Family Counselling Centre (Diocese of Shimoga), former ICYM National Youth Director
LHS image: Shimoga Bishop Francis Ferrao SJ
The oath taking ceremony of newly appointed youth Director of Diocese of Shivamogga, Fr. Pius D’Souza was held on June 3 at Yuvamithra office Shivamogga at 4pm.
He took charge in the presence of Diocesan bishop and also the chairman of ‘Yuvamithra’ youth commission of Shivamogga Most. Rev. Dr. Francis Serrao SJ. Former youth Director Fr. Franklin D’Souza, Outgoing Director Fr. Ronald Veigas, Diocesan Procurator Fr. Venas Praveen Colaco, Parish Priest of Nagar Parish Fr. Santhosh Pereira witnessed the ceremony.
Diocesan ICYM president Gagan Raj, Diocesan YCS president Johnson, Regional YCS president Sonia Nazareth and NEXCO member Clasious Rodriguez were present. Shimoga Bishop Francis Serrao SJ appreciated the services of Fr. Ronald Veigas and welcomed new Director. Both of them were felicitated by the youth council. Fr. Pius D’Souza hails from Hosanagar. He served for two years as assistant at St. Joseph’s Church Sagar. Then he was appointed Parish Priest of Our Lady of Victories Church, Nagar together with Commission of SCC. He is also a well-known preacher who brought many people to the love of Christ. Nearly 70 youth and parishioners witnessed the ceremony.
ICYM lighting of the Hindu oil lamp, this time around mounted with a cross instead of Hindu imagery
July 24, 2016
Indian Catholic Youth Movement (ICYM), Shirva Deanery, organized “Yuva Samagam 2016” “One Day with the Lord” for all the youths of Shirva deanery, in Shirva Church Hall on Sunday July 24, 2016.
The program was inaugurated by Rev Fr. Stany Tauro, vicar Shirva deanery by lighting the lamp along with all the dignitaries present on the dais which was followed by the presidential speech.
Also present on the stage were Fr Paul Rego the director of ICYM Shirva deanery, Fr. Wilfred Frank the resource person of the day, Mr. Wilson Dsouza the vice president of Shirva parish pastoral council, Joyson D’Sa the president of ICYM Shirva deanery, Avil Saldanha the secretary of ICYM Shirva deanery.
INDIAN CATHOLIC YOUTH MOVEMENT, ICYM, CELEBRATES GANESH FESTIVAL – ST. ANTONY’S CHURCH, KULUR, MANGALORE
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