October 22 - 25, 2014 : ICYM U.P. Region organized its 12th Regional Convention at St. Theresa Senior Secondary School Kathgodam, Bareilly diocese with the theme: “Touched by Jesus, walking his way.” The convention was inaugurated by Most Rev. Ignatius D’Souza, Bishop of Bareilly by hoisting National flag along with ICYM Regional and Bareilly diocesan flags. In an inauguration function Fr. Vijay Tellis, DYD of Bareilly welcomed 450 participants from 10 diocese of U.P., Uttarakand and Rajastan. The Regional Director Fr. Archibald gave the key note address and Mr. Ajay Dahanga thanked all the dignitaries who had gathered for the inaugural function.
On the first day Rev. Fr. Peter Anthony the DYD of Meerut Diocese spoke on ‘Forwarding the Faith’, second day capt. Jaison Thomas of Indore dealt on ‘Personality Transformation with Jesus’ and on the third day Rev. Fr. Baptist Quadras interacted with the youth on the topic ‘Youth and Society’. On the final day a peace rally was taken around the city of Kathgodam. Most Rev. Oswald Lewis, chairman of ICYM U.P. Region presided over the Concluding Mass and awarded the 2nd Regional Youth award to the outstanding youth who significantly contributed in the community and nation building. The program was moderated by the regional youth office bearers namely Mr. Ajay Dahanga - President, Ms. Agnes Mc Curtis - Secretary, Ms. Agnes Peter - Vice President Mr. Vivek Stephen-male representative, Ms. Olivia Flaming- Female representative and Ms. Vineeta Toppo. The Regional Youth Director thanked one and all.