LEAD Programme for the Youth of Bangaluru
Bengaluru: Jan. 17: Yuva Chethana the Bangalore Archdiocesan Youth Commission hosted LEAD (Leadership Enhancement & Attitude Development) Progamme at Palana Bhavan for the youth leaders of Cathedral deanery comprising of 13 parishes on 17 th January 2021. Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, the Archbishop of Bangalore archdiocese addressed the youth exhorting them to be the best they can be in the society and take on leadership roles in Politics, Bureaucracy and other sectors of the society. Fr Anil D’sa SDB the Youth Director of the Archdiocese, Fr Sampath the Assistant director, and Fr Sandeep CSsR the director of Redemptorist’s youth ministry were present for the programme.
Sixty youth leaders actively took part in the event and voiced their opinion on youth situation at present and suggested meaningful interventions to make the youth active and vibrant. Mr Melwyn the youth coordinator of the Cathedral deanery welcomed the gathering and introduced the programme to the youth leaders. Fr Anil D’sa animated the session for the leaders with meaningful activities to get to know each other and prepare an action plan for the deanery taking suggestions from the youth.
A deanery level committee was constituted comprising of one representative from each Parish and an action plan was drawn to take forward the youth aspirations and suggestions. All the participants were appreciative of the training programme and expressed the need of having it regularly in order to sustain the enthusiasm of the youth and work towards the empowerment of youth.
-Arathi Cynthia, Bangalore