’Blaze 2016’ a spiritual programme held in Milagres Hall Mangalore : June 17 - 19, 2016

Diocese of Mangalore

‘Blaze 2016’, a spiritual programme for the youth of Mangalore, was held in Milagres Hall from 17th June 6 p.m. to 19th June 5.30 p.m.. The programme was an initiate of the Youth movements in Mangalore. The AICUF of St. Aloysius College, Jesus Youth Mangalore & I.C.Y.M., Milagres were actively involved in organizing the programme. The idea of Blaze 2016 was ignited in the minds of these youth by Fr. Valerian D’Souza, the Parish Priest of Milagres Church. Around 300 participants took part on 17th & 18th June & around 400 on the final day. The participants comprised of youth from Mangalore City, migrant students from Kerala, Goa & Maharastra & there were few youth from Mandya & Manipal too.

The Programme was designed with a tagline “Look to Him & be radiant, so that your faces be never ashamed Ps.34:5”. The Vicar General of the Diocese of Mangalore Msgr. Denis Moras Prabhu along with all the 4 diocesan youth movement directors viz, I.C.Y.M., Y.C.S., Jesus Youth & AICUF inaugurated the programme. The Vicar General gave a short message at the inauguration ceremony. Bishop of Mangalore Most Rev. Aloysius Paul D’Souza offered the Holy Eucharist on the second day. Mr. Colin Calmiano & Mr. Alex Nyanavalli were the main resources for the Spiritual sessions. They led the participants to adoration, sacrament of confession, inner healing & anointing. Mr. Oliver Mascarenhas from Milagres was also actively involved in few parts of the programme & specially during the volunteers training adoration. The participants had a good spiritual experience. Around 40 Priests & few nuns assisted the organizers during confessions, anointing & adoration. On the final day all the 4 youth director offered the Solemn Mass. Fr. Rupesh Madtha, director of Y.C.S. was the main celebrant & homily was given by Fr. Francis Almeida, the Spiritual Advisor of AICUF St. Aloysius College, Fr. Prakash Monteiro the Spiritual Director of Jesus Youth Mangalore, Fr. Ronald D’Souza the director of I.C.Y.M., Fr. Anil Roshan Lobo, Assistant Parish Priest Milagres & Fr. Valerian D’Souza, Parish Priest Milagres were the con celebrants for the final day Mass.

The participants enjoyed the programme. The organizers have planned for the follow up of Blaze 2016 on the 14th of August 2016 at Milagres.




Write your Comments on this Article

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Konkanworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article. Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on Konkanworld.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using Konkanworld.com will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Konkanworld.com be held responsible. Similarly, Konkanworld.com reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.