“CHAVARA YOUTH-United in Christ”
Of the youth, for the youth, by the youth- Chavara Youth is a group of extremely talented and supremely capable teenagers. Commitment to God combined with commitment to mankind is the thread that binds them all together.
‘United In Christ’ is how they identify themselves and they form a group of above 60 odd youth members. This team is headed by Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Siju Thomas with tremendous support from their Animator Mr. Joy Varghese and Mrs.Elizabeth Dimal.
An executive committee is elected to co-ordinate the activities of the youth. The elected representatives plan and execute various activities directed towards developing the youth of the church. The team is also deeply involved in social initiatives. Regular Orphanage and Old Age home visits, Blood and Organ donation drives are just a few of their umpteen initiatives to be mentioned. The youth organize Holy Mass every 3rd Sunday of the month and convene their General Body Meeting every 3rd Sunday too.
Chavara Youth forms a part of Kalyan Eparchy Youth (KEY) which comprises of 14 zones all over the diocese of Kalyan. Chavara Youth is known to be well versed with and extremely active in all activities, events and initiatives planned by KEY. The team believes in maintaining a balance between work and play. Annual events like the youth day, youth picnic, get-togethers etc are organized to help the members let their hair down.
The Chavara Youth members not only contribute immensely to the growth of the parish, but also contribute to the overall functioning and development of the Church.