Feb 2 : Henry Ford rightly said “Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress and working together is success”. Having this is mind a half-a day orientation programme for YCS students of Cordel parish was organized on January 31, 2021 from 9.30 am to 1.00pm. The programme began with a prayer song led by Glenon and team. After which a symbolic inauguration was done by bursting the balloons. V. Rev. Fr Victor Machado, the Parish Priest and Director YCS Cordel Unit in his inaugural message congratulated the students for their participation and invited them to form their lives with good values.
After the inaugural programme, Fr Rupesh Madtha, Mangalore diocese YCS/YSM director conducted an ice- breaking session and gave a bird’s eye view on what YCS is all about and how one can benefit from this movement with the goal in mind See- Judge and Act. Mr Merwyn Vas conducted games and Mr Prajwal took up as session on cell-formation and cell meetings. Fr Shaun Rodrigues, Fr Lawrence Cutinha, Deacon Ivan D’Souza, Mr Michael D’Souza, Vice President PPP, Mr Anil D’Sa , YCS animator and Ms Renita Aranha, YCS animator were present.
Ms Sweedal Mendonca compered the programme, Mr Samson D’Silva welcomed the gathering, Mr Briston Rodrigues, introduced the guests, Mr Ethan D’Souza, proposed the vote of thanks and Rohan D’Souza and Lavisha Lobo did all the arrangements. Around 60 students participated in the programme. The programme came to an end with fellowship lunch.