🕓 June 7, 2015
Kanajar, Jun 7: Established in the year 1981, the Indian Catholic Youth Movement chapter at Kanajar (www.icym.kanajar.com) is all geared up to celebrate the 35th year of its existence. The inaugural of the Jubilee year was held on Sunday, 7 June 2015, with the thanksgiving mass concelebrated by guest priests Rev. Fr. Edwin D'Souza, Director of ICYM Karkala Deanery, Rev. Fr. Sunil Menezes, Rev. Fr. William D'Souza and parish priest Rev. Fr. Alexander Lewis. ICYM president Mr. Rishawn D'Souza together with present and past members of ICYM lit 35 lamps thereby symbolically inaugurating the 35th year.
After the mass the inaugural program was held at Kanajar Sauharda Bhavan. ICYM Kanajar president Mr. Rishawn D'Souza welcomed the gathering. Karkala Deanery ICYM director Rev. Fr. Edwin D'Souza presided over the function. Guest priest Rev. Fr. Sunil Menezes, Rev. Fr. William D'Souza, parish priest Rev. Fr. Alexander Lewis, founding member Mr. Ambrose Lobo and parish council secretary Mrs. Janet Menezes were present on the dais. In his speech, Rev. Fr. Edwin D'Souza mentioned about the personality development that would be gained through ICYM. Ex-president Mr. Antony Miranda shared his experience, opportunities and improvements gained during his association with ICYM Kanajar. Parish priest Rev. Fr. Alexander Lewis also gave a speech to ICYM Kanajar members. Miss Rashmi Rebello compered the program. Mr. Lancy Mendonca proposed vote of thanks.