His Excellency Archbishop Thomas Macwan of Gandhinagar asked the Church workers to accompany young people in their search of the purpose in life. The Archbishop was addressing a gathering of 131 delegates from 80 Latin dioceses who spent three days to seek ways to educate young people the basics of Catholic religion. The September 11-13 National Catechetical Conference on Training for Regional and Diocesan Secretaries of Commission at the Pastoral Centre Jalandhar, Punjab, addressed “Youth Catechetics in Church in India” and worked out an action plan to reach out to young people.
As reported by mattersindia.com, His Grace Archbishop Macwan remarked that ““Help our youth find answers to the fundamentalism of life such as “Who am I,” “Where do I come from” and “Where am I going”.” In his presidential address on the opening day, Archbishop, chairman of the Commission for Catechetics under the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI), urged the participants to guide the young and challenge them to fall in love with Christ.
His Grace Archbishop Macwan also encouraged the participants to help the youth to become disciples and apostles of Christ.