Photos by Stanley Bantwal, Mangalore
Mangaluru, Jan 19, 2017 : “Love the Nature, organize Stage shows & Prayer for the Nature, and to instruct the family and younger generation about the need of loving the nature” stressed Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal , Bishop of Calicut Diocese speaking on encyclical Laudato Si to NYC delegates.
In his session ‘Promotion of Laudato Si’ (Praise be to YOU) Bishop Varghese, gave a few remarkable points on various aspects concerning to Climate change, Population control, importance of access to safe drinking water and Gender differences.
Earlier a panel discussion on “ICYM & Me-Witness & Achievement’ was held. Mr Jose Jacob, Ms Aparna Babu, Mr Prakash Lobo, Mr Murphy John were the panelist and Fr Joel Dcunha, the first National President moderated the discussion. The panelists shared their experiences on how ICYM moulded thier life and their achievements.
NYC delegates had a unique experience and opportunity to take part in Holy Eucharist which was celebrated in Syro Malankara Rite. His Eminence Baselios Cardinal Cleemis, President CBCI presided over the Holy Eucharist.
A Region Wise Discussion on Evaluation of Last 3 years & Action Plan 2020 was conducted by Fr Charles Menezes, International Chaplian at IYCS JECI.