Sweedal Pinto elected president of YCS Udupi diocese

Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (RJP)

Udupi, Jul 9: Sweedal Pinto from Belman is the new president of Young Christian Students (YCS) Central Council, Udupi for the year 2019-2010.

The election of new office bearers and the YCS Udupi diocese level training programme were held on Sunday, July 7 at Don Bosco Hall, Udupi.

The programme began with the holy mass celebrated by Fr Edwin D’Souza, director, YCS Udupi diocese. Later, training programmes were held for YCS office bearers as well as animators at diocesan level.


Resource person for the animators was Fr Edwin D’Souza. For YCS office bearers, YCS national coordinators Jesvita Quadras and Norbert Misquith conducted the training.

Later, the election was held. The following are the office bearers for the YCS Diocesan Central Council for the year 2019-2120:

President - Sweedal Pinto, Belman

Vice President- Sachin Ronson D’silva, Katapady

Lady Vice President - Julitha Josline Gonsalves, Piusnagar

Secretary - Loyd Prinson Castelino, Attur

Joint Secretary- Johncy Nanson Rodrigues, Pangla

Treasurer - Friston Vinodh Mascarenhas, Bramavar

Auditor - Alroy Nazareth, Udupi

Reporter - Rayan D’almeida, Pethri

RTS – Boy- Derril D’sa, Moodubelle

RTS – Girl - Roshni Priya Lobo, Karkala Town

Kallianpur President - Jevita Riya D’Silva, Mt. Rosary

Karkala President - Jessica Rodrigues, Miyar

Shirva President - Frinston Vishal Castelino, Pangla

Udupi President – Tejas, Moodubelle

Kundapur President - Neldria Crasto, Padukone

Fr Edwin D’Souza is the director of YCS Udupi. Anzil Melwyn Castelino is the animator for men and Lydia Aranaha for women.

The bishop of Udupi diocese Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo presided over the valedictory ceremony. The YCS national coordinator Jeswita Quadros was the chief guest for the occasion. Fr Edwin D’Souza, Norbert Misquith, Melwyn Castelino, Lydia Aranha, diocese animators and officials of YCS were present.

Fr Edwin D'Souza administered oath to the new office bearers. Newly elected office bearers took charge from the former office bearers during the ceremony. Former president Sohanil Pereira welcomed the gathering. Rashmitha D’Souza presented the report of the year 2018-19. The programme was compered by Vivina Lewis.

Around 190 students and 33 animators from 39 units participated in the programme.



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