Youth Leader Formation cum Meeting

12 03 2010

Kota Padawan – The first meeting of the Commission for Youth has been held on 7th March 2010 at St. Lukas’ Catholic Centre. The objective of the meeting was to look for a common direction for the youth in the Archdiocese of Kuching for the next 3 years.

There were 42 leaders from the Parish Youth Ministries including other components groups namely Kuching Young Christian Students (KYCS), Gabungan Pelajar Kristian (GPK), CHOICE, Kuching Campus Ministry (KCM), Asian Youth Day (AYD) Pilgrims and World Youth Day (WYD) Pilgrims & Alumni KAYA.

The program began with a Mass presided by The Archbishop.  He touched on the importance and relevance of the Word of God in the life of the young people as well as the importance of family which is in line with the pastoral focus on the family.  An input session on “The Youth and Word of God” was also conducted by Rev. Fr. Richard Ng. There were  discussion and  sharing session on the importance of the Word of God and challenges encountered to promote the word of God among the young people.  In the meeting proper, everyone agreed that the Word of God is the common direction for the youth in the Archdiocese of Kuching.  The direction will go alongside with the importance of the family which is in line with the Pastoral Focus on the Family.

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