INDIAN CATHOLIC YOUTH MOVEMENT (ICYM-VORKADY UNIT)
Young age is a very crucial period. It is a golden if used in the right direction, but can be dangerous if mislead. Thus, to guide the youth of our community and make proper use of the youth power for the betterment of the society the Catholic Youth Movement came into existence, in Mangalore diocese in the year 1947. At present Rev. Fr. Ronald D’souza is the diocese director of the Mangalore chapter.
Quiet long approximate 39 years of history for ICYM in Vorkady Parish. Parishioners between the age limit of 18-28 years can be a member of this unit.
The youth of ICYM actively take part in various activities approved by the parish council. The association encourages the youth to take part in leadership and interpersonal skill development programmes and thus help them play a very important role in building the church. ICYM also guides, solves problems and tries to fulfill the needs of the youth.
At present, there are 26 members in ICYM, Vorkady Unit.
ICYM Office Bearers 2017 – 2018
Director : Rev. Fr Francis Rodrigues
Animator : Sr Precilla D’Cunha, UFS
President : Godwin Lobo (Vice-President – ICYM Kasaragod Varado Council)
Vice- President : Elson D’Souza
Secretary : Precilla D’Souza
Joint Secretary : Philomena D’Souza
Treasurer : Keerthi Kiran D’Souza
Auditor : Reema Cutinha
Cultural Secretary : Marina D’Souza
Sports Secretary : Ravish Kiran D’Souza
Amcho Yuvak Representative : Geethesh Monteiro