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NYC Cross journey in Mandya Diocese

National Youth Convention Cross was handed over to Mandya Diocese from the Region, after it was handed over to Host Region at Goa. Decision was taken up by Fr Mari Joseph, RYD Karnataka and Fr Saji Kalapurackal, DYD Mandya so that NYC Cross is on move. Fr Saji Kalapurackal took up the charge of moving NYC Cross across Mandya diocese.

It was privilege more over a happy moment for Mandya Diocese to receive NYC Cross and was kept in midst of 2 day residential Mandya Diocesan Youth Convention - EMMANUEL’2016 at St. Joseph’s Church, Kalkere where youth from different parishes gathered on 26-February- 2016 .Presence of His Grace Mar Antony Kariyil – Bishop of Mandya, His Grace Mar Raphael Thattil – Auxiliary Bishop of Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur and Titular Bishop of Buruni, Protos Syncellus Very Rev George Alluka and Syncellus Very Rev. Fr. Mathew Koikara made Convention very meaningful and blessed for youth of Mandya. Then the Cross was moved to Holy Family Forane Church, where the Cross was received by Syncellus Very Rev. Fr. Mathew Koikkara. Cross was then moved to Carmelaram church where youth leaders of different parishes where present and a meaningful Holy Eucharist celebrated by Fr Mari Joseph,RYD and Fr. Saji Kalapurackal,DYD. Fr. Mari Joseph addressed the youth gathering and shared insights on NYC Cross. NYC Cross was handed over to Bangalore diocese.

Thanks to all the youth and Parish priest for their support and preparations for the movement of Cross.