NYC-17 Cross Journey Shimoga Diocese

In view of national youth convention scheduled to be celebrated on 19th to 23rd Jan 2017, in St. Joseph's engineering collage campus, Mangalore, a Cross has been travelling in different Diocese of Karnataka.

Having travelled in different Diocese the Cross arrived on 18th Sep 2016 to St. Joseph's Church, Sagar, it was received by Yuva Mitra the youth commition of Shimoga Diocese along with the youth of Sagar Parish, on 24th Sep 2016 it's arrived to St. lourd's Church, Thirthahalli.

The Diocesan youth Director Rev.Fr.Ronald Veigas, Thirthahalli Parish Priest Rev.Fr.Roman Pinto, Deacon Joseph Monteiro SJ, along with Parish youth, Dioceson office bearers and large number of Lay faithful witnessed the Holy Cross and the Ceremony.

On 1st Oct 2016 the Cross will travel to Secred Heart Cathedral Church of Shimoga Diocese, and on 2nd Oct 2016 it will be Handed over to Diocese of Bhadravathi.

The THAIZE prayer service has been the hallmark of the event. Hundreds of youths blessed by participating in the event followed by Holy Mass.