Yuvadeepthi-KCYM (YD) is the official youth organization of the diocese of Kanjirapally. It was formally inaugurated on 3rd of December 1977 by the then Bishop Mar. Joseph Powathil, who is one of the founders of youth organization in Indian Catholic Church. Based on the principles of prayer, learning, training and action YD acts for the motto “Renew the world through parishes”. Patron saint St.Thomas More intercedes for the Youth in their parish, Forane and Diocesan levels of activities.
Christian Youth for World and Deed
Yuvadeepthi-KCYM (YD) of Kanjirapally Diocese in the year 2011 aims at a target of training her youth to lead a life in the light of the WORD and live the WORD through different activities. The spiritual and social dimensions of WORD are meant here. WORD is God in flesh. Live the WORD means to place the person of Jesus (personified WORD) to one’s heart. This urges each youth to put the WORD into practice by personalizing the WORD and sharing the WORD through social commitment.