Mar  Thomas  Elavanal,  the  Bishop  of  Kalyan  Diocese,  in  his  presidential address on  the  first  Anniversary  of  Kalyan  Media  Cell (KMC),  an  official  media  Apostolate  of  Kalyan  Eparchy  ,  on  9th  July  2017,  conveyed  the  importance  and  responsibilities  of  being  a  media  missionary .  His  Excellency  reminded  the  gatherings  of  around  65,  about  the  age  of  Communication  and  the  progressing  roles  of  youth  in  proclaiming  the  word  of  God  through  Media.

His  Grace  reflected  that ,  “It  was  unimaginable  to  talk  on  wireless  phones  twenty  years  back  but  now  the  world  is  progressing  and  we  have  reached  into  the  Age  of  Communication”.  Further,  he  continued,  “Media  has  become  very   important. The  youth  today  are  more  attached  to  digital  media  than  the  print  media  because  digital  media  now  is  faster   and  easier  to  use.”   His  Excellency  explained  the  positive  and  negative  effects  of  media  and  asked  the  youth  to  use  it  in  a  positive  way  in  order  to  build  up  good  communication  and  good relationships.

His  Excellency highlighted that, an year old baby, KMC is doing remarkable media projects which creates a positive impacts in the minds of faithful.  Further His Grace  concluded  by  quoting  that,  “ Let  us  be  good  media  missionaries  and  reveal  the  truth  and  love  of  our  God  to  the  world  through  media.”  His  Grace  then  appreciated  Fr. Franklin , the  director  of  Kalyan  Media  Cell (KMC),  for  his  hard  working  and  initiative  power  to  work  for  Kalyan  Media  Cell (KMC).