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ABOUT KRYC ( KARNATAKA REGIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION )


Karnataka Regional Youth Commission (KRYC) is under the leadership of Karnataka Regional Catholic Bishop's Council (KRCBC). Most Rev. Dr. Bernard Moras, Archbishop of Bangalore is the President of KRCBC and also the president of KRYC.
It is one of the 18 Regional Commissions of the KRCBC. Read more

Most Rev. Dr. Henry D’Souza, Bishop of Bellary Diocese is the present Chairman of the Karnataka Regional Youth Commission.

Rev. Fr. Mari Joseph is the present KRYC Secretary, ICYM and YCS/YSM Regional director and MIJARC Regional Chaplin.

The Karnataka Regional Youth Commission office is placed in Regional Pastoral Centre, Bangalore.

The church in India as a whole is divided into 13 regions and the Karnataka state is one such region.

The Karnataka state has 14 Dioceses and is known as “Karnataka Region”.

The dioceses in the Region are:

1. Bangalore
5. Bhadravati
9. Mandya
13. Shimoga
2. Belgaum
6. Chikmagalur
10. Mangalore
14. Udupi
3. Bellary
7. Gulbarga
11. Mysore

4. Belthangady
8. Karwar
12. Puttur

The Karnataka Region Catholic Bishop’s Council (KRCBC) The church in India is administered by the Catholic Bishop’s Council of India (CBCI). Under the CBCI for the Karnataka region there is a regional council called as The Karnataka Region Catholic Bishop’s Council (KRCBC) which is the apex body of the church in Karnataka. There are 14 dioceses in the region. The KRCBC is the council of Bishops, Where the regional policy matters are discussed. The KRCBC has 18 commissions and each Commission is headed by a Bishop as chairman. Under the chairmanship of a Bishop the commission has a secretary who is the chief functionary of the commission, along with one or two joint secretaries. During the KRCBC meeting the secretary presents the report and a plan for the future, which will be discussed in the KRCBC and the approval of the Bishops, is obtained. Once the approval is obtained, the secretary guides the Diocese commission secretaries in the implementation of the plans.

There is always a to and fro communication within and among commissions. The commissions separately, as well as under the KRCBC meet at least twice a year. The Karnataka church has a very good network down the line from the Archbishop to the last person in the ward. There is line of communication. Through this network of communication dissemination of information and eliciting the response of all the Stakeholders can be easily done.

In January 1985, the Karnataka Regional Youth Commission (KRYC) came into existence and was officially approved by the Karnataka Regional Catholic Bishops’ Council (KRCBC).

Ever since its existence, under the leadership of several chairman Bishops and Regional secretaries the works of KRYC among the high school students are carried out under the banner of Young Christian Students/Young Students Movement (YCS/YSM) both in the schools and parishes. In parishes of the Catholic Church in Karnataka, Indian Catholic Youth Movement (ICYM) is the movement of young people between 15-30 years. In 2004, it got affiliated to another International Movement for Catholic Agricultural and Rural Youth known as (MIJARC). Under this movement, efforts are made to train the rural youth in sustainable agricultural practices like animal husbandry, organic farming, introduction of modern technology into farming food security etc., apart from this, other youth movements like AICUF, DON BOSCO HOSANNA YOUTH and JESUS YOUTH etc., work under the umbrella of KRYC. It aims to inspire individual and collective transformation to create positive social change. It coordinates its work in the 14 dioceses, focused on disadvantaged Students, youth and the environment.

The Karnataka Regional Youth Commission (KRYC) is formed keeping in mind the integral Development of a person. The church is concerned about the physical, psychological and Spiritual needs of every individual person. Therefore, social, economic, administrative, cultural, technological and environmental needs of every individual person are focused while forming the pastoral plan. The commission looks at the person from its own Perspective but contributing to the one whole. The commission is working at a common vision for the region and building every person in totality. Thus every person in Karnataka, without prejudice to caste, creed and color would benefit. All round development of all is the ultimate objective of the commission. Hide

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Beginning of Ongoing Training Programme
17th - 23rd April 2016
SUPATHA Udupi Diocesan Career Advancement Centre organized Ongoing Training Programme from 17th April to 23rd April 2016. The first batch of OTP was inaugurated ... Read More

Village Exposure Program at Kable
17th - 20th April 2016
The Yuvamitra, Youth Commission of the Diocese of Shimoga had organized a Village Exposure program for the YCS/YSM members from 17th to 20th April 2016 at Kable... Read More
Village Exposure Camp – 2015 - 2016
1st April 2016
The village exposure camp by Young Christian Students Movement, Udupi Diocese for four days had been organized at Hanehalli belonging to Barkur parish ... Read More
Health Awareness program in the Prison by ICYM of Shimoga
16th April 2016
The ICYM of the diocese of Shimoga had organized a health awareness program of the prisoners at Shimoga on 11 April 2016 in co ordination ... Read More

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Bangalore Diocese

Abide –An ICYM Alumni Karnataka – Inauguration
13th March 2016 : The Day Began with Morning Prayer at 6.30am and Holy Eucharist at 7 am. All gather in the venue to follow the agenda at 9.30am. Fr. Mari Joseph briefed the day’s time table after it Bp. Henry shared some information regarding ... Read More

1st preparatory meeting of NYC-2017
13th March 2016 : The meeting started after Sunday Holy Eucharist. Bishop Henry D`Souza chairman, KRCBC-Youth Commission Mr. Sijo Ambatt, National ICYM president, Mr.Jose Jacob CEO of INTEGRO and president of Abide were the guests... Read More





Rev. Fr. Divya Paul
DYD of Bangalore

Belgaum Diocese

Diocese Pastoral Council – Belgaum

Belgaum Mar 8: Rev. Fr. Franklin D’Souza the Regional Youth Director of Karnataka addressed to the Diocese Pastoral Council of Belgaum Diocese on March 2nd 2011. He spoke on YOUTH REALITY today: How to build youth groups in parish, the problems that we encounter and how to move towards the solution.

Belgaum Diocese Youth Retreat

Retreat began on 17th at 10 am with praise and worship Bro. George preached on God’s love. He explained his encounter with the Lord when he was in the film industry. Being a sinner how Jesus loved him, He will surely love all the youth more than me. At 12 pm the Diocese Bishop Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado together with 6 priests offered Holy Mass and prayed for the success of the retreat. He also invited the youth to love Jesus and to lead a Holy life. He stressed that Youth have lot of talents and potentiality. We have to contribute in the society and in the church.


Rev. Fr. Harry Victor D`Cruz,
DYD of Belgaum

Belgaum Diocese - YCS / YSM

Diocese Pastoral Council – Belgaum

Belgaum Mar 8: Rev. Fr. Franklin D’Souza the Regional Youth Director of Karnataka addressed to the Diocese Pastoral Council of Belgaum Diocese on March 2nd 2011. He spoke on YOUTH REALITY today: How to build youth groups in parish, the problems that we encounter and how to move towards the solution.

Belgaum Diocese Youth Retreat

Retreat began on 17th at 10 am with praise and worship Bro. George preached on God’s love. He explained his encounter with the Lord when he was in the film industry. Being a sinner how Jesus loved him, He will surely love all the youth more than me. At 12 pm the Diocese Bishop Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado together with 6 priests offered Holy Mass and prayed for the success of the retreat. He also invited the youth to love Jesus and to lead a Holy life. He stressed that Youth have lot of talents and potentiality. We have to contribute in the society and in the church.


Rev. Fr. Roshan Santhamayor
Director , YCS / YSM - Belgaum

Bellary Diocese

“Win the Youth for Christ”- Youth Meeting at Manvi
6th March 2016 : To bring back the youth towards the Mercy of God during this year of Mercy, one-day seminar was organized at Manvi (Diocese of Ballari) by Fr. Paul Moras, the Parish Priest. Over seventy boys and girls attended the programme. Read More

Ballari, ICYM Report Jan & Feb, 2016
January & February 2016 : Inter Parish Cricket Match in Ballari.
All the parishes in Ballari participated in the match and the winners had won the trophy.
16 & 17 January: Return to the Redeemer: a wakeup call to the Youth- Seminar for the youth at Don Bosco -Hospet Read More



Rev. Fr. John Peter
DYD of Bellary

Belthangady Diocese

10th Karnataka Regional Youth Commission Council Meeting held at jana Nilaya,Belthangady Diocese.

Belthangady, June 19 : 10th Karnataka Regional Youth Commission (KRYC) council meeting took place in Jana Nilaya the Diocese Pastoral Centre, Diocese of Belthangady On 16th and 17th June 2012. There were 60 members including REXCO and YCS representative, all participated actively in the council. The Council was mainly focused on 8th Regional Convention which will be taking place in Belthangady on 28-30th Sept 2012.

Youth meet held in Jageri Pannur Diocese of Bellary

Bellary Diocese (Jageri Pannur), Feb. 14: Jageri pannur a Small villige parish in the diocese of Bellary consist of 250 christian family was enlighten by the pastoral visit by Bishop Henry D`Souza along with the youth director of the diocese Fr.mari Joseph.The time was fixed to meet youth 11.30 am to 12.30 pm. It was well prepared meeting parish youth president submitted their report of the activities done in parish through youth and submitted their plan for future.


Rev. Fr. Thomas Puthiyara
DYD of Belthangady

Bhadravati Diocese

Leadership Training :
August 4th, 2013 : Repponpet parish conducted a leadership training programme for the youth on 4th Oct 2013 at Ripponpet church. 39 ICYM members got benefited by this training programme. Fr. Francis Kulathingal ICYM Zone... Read More

Orientation Program in Shimoga :
24th June, 2013 : 1The Diocese representatives of Bhadravathi and Shimoga met together at SMSSS, Chaitanya from 3.00-5.30pm on Sunday the 20th of June’10. There were 52 ( 26 from Shimoga + 25 from Bhadravathi ) members including Bishops Gerald, Henry D’souza , Read More


Rev. Fr. Tino Thomas
DYD of Bhadravati

Chikmagalur Diocese

Indian Catholic Youth Movement
August 9th - 10th, 2013 : The Youth Convention of Chikmagalur began on 9th August, 2013 from 8 am to 10 am registration committee under the leadership of Fr. Vincent D’Souza worked out so well and from 10 to 11 praise and worship and ice breaking session... Read More

Kala Sourabha 2010
Kala Sourabha, a unique cultural contest been a practice in the diocese of Chikmagalur for several years, once again gathered momentum in the International Year of Youth, 2010-2011. The Balehonnur Deanary gathered its young people from 7 out of 10 parishes Read More


Rev. Fr. William Pereira
DYD of Chikmagalur

Gulburga Diocese

Gulbarga ICYM Diocesan Executive Committee Election
24th October 2015 : Gulbarga ICYM Diocesan Executive Committee Election was held on 24th October 2015 at Holy Redeemer Church Bhalki. Out of 17 units 13 units participated in the election. Rev. Fr. Nelson OCD gave a orientation talk on youth responsibility in church... Read More

Youth Retreat of Gulbarga Diocese
21st - 24th October 2015 : Diocesan youth retreat was held on 21st to 24th October 2015 at Holy Redeemer church Bhalki. 135 youth from all over diocese participated in the retreat. Rev. Fr. Roman Pinto was the preacher for the retreat. He preached on love of God, Catholic Church and Mother Mary etc ... Read More




Rev. Fr. Victor Anil Vas
DYD of Gulburga

Karwar Diocese

Career Advancement and Survey Orientaion at KDDC – KARWAR

Karwar Diocese, Aug. 11: On 13th July at 10 am thus program was presided over by Bishop Derek Fernandes of Karwar, and inaugurated by Msrr. Simon Tellis Vicar General of Karwar. Director of KDDC Fr Lawrence Fernandes, Cathedral vicar Fr Chrysostom Rodrigues, Regional Youth director Fr Franklin D’Souza, Mr. Cyril Vaz from KROSS Bangalore, Mrs. Pauline Fernandes, teacher, Karwar Diocese Youth President Mr. Patrick Tellis were guest6 of honor. Fr Ronay D’Souza welcomed the gathering.

ICYM DAY at St. John the Baptist Church, Honmav-Kumta, Karwar Diocese

Karwar Diocese, (St. John the Baptist Church), Oct 25: The ICYM day was celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church, Honmav-Kumta on 25th Oct. Program started with praise and worship led by Bro. William and Bro.T. K. George . Then Bro. T. K. George spoke on “Youth and their Responsibility to the Church, to the Society and in the Family’



Rev. Fr. Roystan Gonzalves
DYD of Karwar

Mandya Diocese

Youth Conveniton Mandya Dicoses
Diocese of Mandya had its second Diocese youth convention on the 27th January, 2013 the venue of which was the infant Jesus cathedral, Hinkal, Mysore. The Read More

ICYM,Youth Day Celebration at Mandya Diocese.
ICYM Diocese of Mandya celebrated the Syro-Malabar Youth day in a grand manner on 8th Sunday, 2012 at Infant Jesus Cathedral, Mysore. The youth delegates from different units and colleges made their way the Cathedral in the wake of the early morning.

ICYM - Youth Programme, Mandya Diocese.
Karnataka is a fertile land for higher education and employment opportunities. The presence of multinational companies and professional educational institutions has created an increased number of migrat






Rev. Fr. Saji Kalapurackal MCBS
DYD of Mandya

Mangalore Diocese ICYM

Yuvasamavesh 2015
23rd August, 2015 : With great Zeal and Enthusiasm ICYM- Episcopal City Deanery, organized YUVASAMAVESH 2015 on the 23rd of August 2015. The Youth of ICYM - Episcopal City Deanery came together under one roof for ‘YUVASAMAVESH - 2015’ ... Read More

68th General Body Meeting of ICYM Mangalore Diocese
5th July, 2015 : The 68th general body meeting and the new central committee election of ICYM diocese of Mangaluru was held on July 5th 2015 at Bijai Church hall. Alwyn Dsouza of Agrar parish, was elected as the president of the central council .He defeated his counterpart Viyon Vegas ... Read More


Rev . Fr. Ronald Prakash D’souza
DYD of Mangalore

Mangalore Diocese YCS / YSM

Golden Jubilee of YCS/YSM in India
To commemorate the Golden Jubilee of YCS/YSM in India, YCS/YSM Diocese of Mangalore organized “YCS GOLDEN BLASH” at Vamanjoor Church Grounds from 5.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. This day was celebrated by conducting few competitions such as Cooking... Read More

Karnataka Regional YCS/YSM Council & Election report
18th July, 2015 : Karnataka Regional YCS/YSM Council and Regional Election took place on 18th July, 2015 in Shanthi Kiran, Bajjodi Mangalore. There were 32 participants from five Dioceses. The Prayer conducted by Mangalore diocese, Ms. Frivita ... Read More



Rev . Fr. Ronald Prakash D’souza
Director , YSC / YSM - Mangalore

Mysore Diocese

Volunteers and Animators Meeting
5th Oct, 2014 : The Volunteers and Animators meeting was held in St. Philomena’s College Auditorium on Sunday 05/10/2014. It is the last preparation for YUVAJANOTSAVA -2014 to be held on 24th, 25th and 26th of October in Mysore. Read More
Animators and Volunteers Training Programme
He registration was done by Mr. Jacob boy Rep of Mysore diocese .The programme started at 10:30 by the invocation prayer song by Miss. Calvin and team and the Holy scripture reading was done by Miss. Angel Priyanka... Read More



Rev. Fr. J. Anthony Raj
DYD of Mysore

Puttur Diocese

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 Rev. Fr. Lukose Thaniyil
DYD of Puttur

Shimoga Diocese

Youth Orientation Program at Sorab
3rd March 2016 : The ICYM unit of St.Sebastian's Church, Sorab had organised a orientation program for the youth of the parish unit on 06.03.2016. The parish priest Rev. Fr. victor was present for the program. The Diocesan Youth Director Fr. Ronald Veigas was the resource person of the event. Read More
Taize Prayer Service at Sharavathinagar Church
28th February 2016 : There was a Taize Prayer Service conducted on 28. Feb.2016 at Infant Jesus Church, Sharavathinagar by the Youth Commission of Shimoga Diocese. The Parish priest Fr. Dennis Mathis, Fr. Jacob M.J, the diocesan family commission Director ... Read More



Rev. Fr. Ronald veigus,
DYD of Shimoga

Udupi Diocese

Village Exposure Camp – 2015 - 2016
1st April 2016 : The village exposure camp by Young Christian Students Movement, Udupi Diocese for four days had been organized at Hanehalli belonging to Barkur parish from 29th March to 1st April 2016. It started with a procession ... Read More
ICYM Shirva Deanery organizes Yuva Samagam and Konkani Manyatha Divas
16th August, 2015 : ICYM Shirva Deanery organized Yuva Samagam and Konkani Manyatha Divas on 16 August 2015 at Saud Sabha Bhavan Shirva. The program started at 9:30 AM with the inaugural programme. Bishop of Udupi diosece Rt. Rev. Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo presided over ... Read More




Rev. Fr.  Edwin D'Souza
Director , ICYM - Udupi

Udupi Diocese YCS / YSM

Karnataka’s first ever YCS/YSM convention
18th October, 2015 : Karnataka’s first ever YCS/YSM convention was inaugurated on October 18, 2015 hosted at St Mary’s English medium school Kannarpady, Udupi at 5 pm organized by the Karnataka Regional YCS movement. Rev. Dr. Aloysius D’Souza, Bishop, Diocese of Mangalore ... Read More

Regional YCS/YSM convention preparatory meeting in Udupi
13th September, 2015 : YCS/YSM Regional Convention Preparatory meeting held in Mudbelle parish udupi diocese in Fr. Charles Menezes house. The meeting stared with holy mass. REXCO and DEXCO and deanery office bearers of the YCS/YSM of Udupi Diocese participated. ... Read More




Rev. Fr.  Edwin D'Souza
Director , YCS / YSM - Udupi

AICUF

“AICUF (All India Catholic University Federation) is a movement of university student with a vision for a new and just society. Progressing in a history of constant re-discovery and re- creation. AICUF ever tries to link itself to the emerging needs and realities of the university, the church and the wider society”

Aims and objectives

a. To motivate students to engage in studies, research and other activities linked to broader socio-economic and political issues with a view to becoming a creative and critical force within the college/university.





Rev. Fr. Brian pereira
State Advisor

Don Bosco Youth

BOSCO Youth Cultural Exchange
1st - 3rd November, 2013 : Don Bosco Hassan throbbed with youthful feats as it hosted Cul – Ex – IV 2013 from 1 to 3 November with the theme “Unity in Diversity.” Read More

World Youth Day Celebrated as Faith Fest in Bangalore
27th & 28th July 2013 : Nearly 400 Catholic youth and animators from Don Bosco centres (SDB & FMA) in Karnataka participated in the Faith Fest held at Auxilium, Salesian Sisters, Avalahalli, Bangalore, on 27 & 28 July. It was jointly organized by Read More


Rev. Fr. Maria Anand, SDB
Donbosco youth Director

Hosanna Youth

Hosanna Youth, started in 1998, is the youth wing of the Bangalore Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services (BCCRS) formed to specifically attend to the spiritual needs and formation of the youth of Bangalore and onward from here. Rev.Fr.Britto Jacob Cssr, is our Spiritual Director. The composition of the group is youth, students and professionals, from various parished across Bangalore. Members of our group also serve in their respective parishes in various capacities be it in the parish councils or choirs. We meet every Saturday at Holy Cross Fathers, Museum Road for weekly prayer and fellowship. We have conducted and helped at various spiritual programs such at retreats, seminars and conventions in and around Bangalore.

Hosanna youth programme

SPREAD YOUR WINGS is conducting a Stewardship Retreat on the 16th and 17th of March 2013 at NSK.
• Handling Finances   • Budgeting and Planning   • Tithes and Offerings Read More







Robern Martin

Hosanna Youth Co Ordinator

Jesus Youth

JYKC 1st Meeting
19th & 20th December 2015 : The new Jesus youth team for Karnataka region was formed, announced and anointed on 22nd November, 2015 and the first team meeting happened at Bangalore on Dec 19 & 20
Present JYKC Members - Shinto, Asha, Renish, Read More

Jesus Youth Movement Report
5th to 7th, December 2014: Alpha Professional Ministry of Jesus Youth Bangalore organized ‘Alpha’, a Bible Study Program from 5th to 7th December in Bangalore. The Bible study was animated by Dr. Fr. Jose Maniparambil, Chairman of Bible Academy, Diocese ... Read More

Karnataka Campus Meet’13
1st - 3rd November, 2013 : The Karnataka Jesus Youth Campus team organized a regional campus meet for students in Bangalore from the 1st of November to 3rd November 2013 in Christ University, Bangalore. It was a gathering of campus students... Read More






Shinto

Jesus youth coordinator