Concluding Celebration of the Silver jubilee of ICYM Thottam unit held at St Anne’s Church Thottam on 12th December, 2021.
Most Rev. Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi Diocese celebrated holy Eucharist along with Rev. Fr Francis Cornelio, Parish Priest of Thottam; Rev. Fr Chetan Lobo, PRO of Udupi Diocese: Rev. Fr Chetan Machado, National ICYM and YCS Director: Rev. Dr Anil Prakash Castelino, ICYM Director of Kallianpur Deanery; Rev. Fr Jerome Monteiro, Former Parish Priest of Thottam and Present Parish Priest of Pernal; Rev. Fr Fredrick D’Souza, Former Parish Priest of Thottam and Present Parish Priest Manipal. Rev. Fr Chetan Lobo preached the homily.
After the mass felicitation programme was held at church premise. Most Rev. Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi Diocese; V. Rev. Fr Valerian Mendonca, Dean of Kallianpur Deanery and Rector of the Milagres Cathedral; Rev. Fr Chetan Machado, National ICYM Director; Rev. Fr Jerome Monteiro, Parish Priest of Pernal Parish; Rev. Fr Louis D’Sa, Parish Priest of Mukamar Parish; Rev. Fr Fredrick D’Souza, Parish Priest of Manipal Parish; Rev. Fr Anil Castelino, ICYM Director of Kallianpur Deanery; Inish Miranda, ICYM President of Udupi Diocese; Melron Mendonca, YCS President of Udupi Diocese; Sr Precilla Lobo, Superior of St Anne’s Convent Thottam, Mr Viraj Fernandes, President of ICYM Thottam unit and others were present on the dias.
Prizes were distributed for the drawing competition, singing competition and online fancy dress competition. Former and present ICYM presidents, Animators, Vice-president of parish Pastoral council were felicitated on this occasion.
Rev. Fr Jerome Monteiro, Rev. Fr Anil Castelino, V. Rev. Fr Valerian Mendonca, Rev. Fr Chetan Machado and Most Rev. Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo addressed on the occasion and congratulated the Thottam ICYM.
Mr Viraj Fernandes welcomed the gathering and Mrs Lavina Arouza proposed vote of thanks.