Friday, November 1, 2013


by BIS correspondent 

GUJARAT, NOVEMBER 1, 2013: The Umreth Deanery in collaboration with St. Vincent De Paul Society is conducting a three days camp for the Youth of Umreth Deanery from 31st October 2013 to 2nd November 2013 at Don Bosco, Kapadvanj.

On the 31st of October - the first day of the camp, the day began with eighty nine youth registering themselves. Fr. Anthony Raj, The principal of the St. Xaviers' school, Umreth was the main celebrant for the inaugural mass. In his Homily, he emphasized the importance of youth and the contribution they can make to the church and society at large. After the Eucharist, The seminar was officially inaugurated in the presence of Fr. Alex Fernandes, sdb the director of Amrut Dhara and the vice rector of Don Bosco Kapadvanj and the other dignitaries.

Mr. Shailesh Christi the first speaker of the day showed the youngsters through his life examples and other anecdotes "The Map of Life". 

Dr. John Parmar, the second speaker gripped the youngsters on "The Power of Mind" through various meditation techniques. He made them aware of the journey inward and the benefits of meditation. The three hours session really made an impact on the youngsters.

After some refreshment, the animated rosary was prayed by the youngsters as it was the last day of the month of Rosary.

The day culminated with the night dhamaka organized by Bros. Aristo and Jerome together with Fr. Mayank.  The youth participated in all the events with great enthusiasm and enjoyed themselves.

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