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Culcatta Diocesan MGOCSM & YM Annual Conference was held at Rourkela

ROURKELA: Annual Conference of MGOCSM & Youth Movement of Culcatta diocese was held at MGM School, Rourkela from 26 to 28 October , 2012. MGOCSM unit, Raipur, won the overall championship trophy.

Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius, the diocesan Metropolitan, in the presence of Jilla Parishad Member Sushil Kumar Kindo, inaugurated the conference. The theme of the conference was “THRIVE IN CHRIST” (Jn. 10:10).

Fr. Samuel George (Member, Mt. Horeb Ashram, Shasthamkotta) , Fr. Philip Kuruvilla and Fr. Jobby Peter. were the speakers of the conference. Fr. Jobin P.T., Dn. Cherian Joseph and Br. Mobin Varghese along with the host choir lead the meditation session at the conference.

Fr. Kurian Abraham, Fr. Jose K. Varghese, Fr. Sanju John, Fr. Aju K. Varghese, Sunil Varghese (Lay Evangelist, Korba) and sister from St. Thomas Ashram were also among the leaders.

Fr. Lijo John (Vice President, MGOCSM Diocese of Kolkata) proposed vote of thanks. 16 units from different parts of the diocese attended the conference.

Under the leadership of the Vicar Fr. Shaji P. Joshua , the parish members worked hard to make this conference a grand success. The unit of MGOCSM, St. Paul’s Orthodox Church, Rourkela hosted the conference.

Solo song, group song, quiz and banner competitions were also held at the conference. Winners of Various Competitions were–

Solo Song
1st Prize : Miss Stephy Annie Sabu, Korba Unit
2nd Prize : Mr. Sanju Chacko, Bhopal Unit
3rd Prize : Mr. Jom Thomas, Jabalpur Unit
Group Song
1st Prize : Raipur Unit
2nd Prize : CCET Unit, Bhilai
3rd Prize : Jamshedpur Unit
1st Prize : Raipur Unit
2nd Prize : Bhopal Unit
3rd Prize : Nagpur Unit
Banner Competition
1st Prize : Jamshedpur Unit

Reported by: Fr.Joshi Varghese