ICYM Barkur Unit is hosting Youth Conference for Kallianpur Deanery. Youth of 9 Parishes have gathered together under one roof for this one day event, more than 150 in attendance.
Proceedings of the day began at 9:30 AM with Stage Program. Youth President of the Deanery Mr Vijeth Dsouza welcomed the gathering.
Parish Priest of Barkur Rev Fr Philip Neri Aranha presided over the function and addressed the youth on shaping the youth for their better future.
Youth Director for Kallianpur Deanery Rev Fr Prakash Anil Castelino was the Chief Guest also addressed the gathering about how educated youth need to conduct themselves in the society.
Youth Animator of the Diocese Mr Derick Mascarenhas, Youth Animator of Kallianpur Deanery Mr Joel D’Almeida, Sister Superior Jesmitha Crasta, Secretary of Parish Council Barkur Mrs Vivet Lewis, Convener of Pastoral Commissions Mr Eric Soans, Secretary of youth committee of of the deanery Godwin Mascarenhas, Animator of Barkur Unit Mr Praveen Carvalho were present during the occasion. President of Barkur Unit Mr Kevon Pais thanked everyone.
Neuro-Psychiatrist Dr Caroline P Dsouza, Mangalore is present as Resource Person who is taking a session of ‘Overcoming Challenges of Addiction in Youth’.
The event will continue in the afternoon. Cultural Programs will be presented by all the units 9 Parishes.