News Contributor: Rev. Binoy Sebastian Gomes, CSC; Parish Priest, Bandarban.
Fatima Rani Parish, Bandarban, the second Catholic parish in Chattogram Hill District organized a day-long Youth Day Celebration on Friday, 6 September 2019. The theme for the celebration was ‘Vocation in Christ’ which is taken from the archdiocesan pastoral direction for 2019 to the parishes.
203 young boys and girls participated in the event in response to the call of their young Holy Cross pastor Binoy Sebastian Gomes. Some priests, religious brothers and sisters were invited to share on vocation in Christ from the perspective of their own congregations. The speakers were: Holy Cross Brother (CSC) Sumon Costa, Oblates of the Mary Immaculate Priest (OMI) Somor Dango, Diocesan Priest (Chittagong Archdiocese)
Michael Roy, Our Lady of the Missions Sister (RNDM) Pushpo Cruze, Salesian Missionaries of Mary Immaculate (SMMI) Pervina, Associates of Mary, Queen of Apostles Sister (SMRA) Mary Agatha, Holy Cross Brother Sylvester Mridha. Besides the vocation in religious life, Ms, Jeny Dazel and Ms. Smrity Gomes also shared about vocation in Christ through the youth apostolate.
The youth day celebration came to an end by a cultural program followed by dinner.