First batch of the second round, Inter deanery programme of ongoing formation of priests of Mangalore diocese, was held from 5 to 6 th January 2015 at Pastoral Institute Bajjodi.
The input sessions on youth ministry, the ground realities, youth, faith and media were given by Fr. Franklyn D Souza and Fr. Charles Menezes. Fr. Charles in his session created awareness among the priests about youth problems based on a survey and encouraged the priests to undersatand the present youth and their behaviours. The Bishop and the Vicar General were present for the programme.