Wakka Circle Youth Convention in Chop Village

IMG_8913The Wakka Circle Catholic Youth convention was held from 20 to 23 February 2014 in Chop Village. 

The three-day event brought together near about 400 youth from 10 villages of Wakka circle under Ngissa Parish. The event began with a Prayer service and introduction of the delegates and resource persons on 2oth February. Fr. George Pareman CM invoked the blessing of the Holy Spirit on each delegates gathered for the convention.

Bishop George Pallipparambil speaking at the concluding day ceremony said to the youth, “Do not look for shortcuts in life. Only hardwork and dedication will give us a good life.” Citing the example of Hon’ble Honchun MLA, who was present for the event, he said, “Hon’ble Honchun could become an MLA because he walked for miles from Pongchau to Tezu to complete his studies. His example should encourage to work hard to succeed in life. “Mr. Honchun, Hon’ble MLA also echoed the same thought of Bishop George.

Dr. Shoy form Wakka Block Health Centre in Wakka took a class on Health and Hygiene. Fr. Felix took sessions on the ill effects of drug abuse. He also took a session on the seven Sacraments. He motivated the students with the help of group games and movie clips. Miss Senlih Wangsu explained to the youth about the importance of education and the various government schemes available for them. Many competitions were organized for the active participation of all.

The three-day event concluded with prize distribution and cultural programme.