Kalibo, Aklan. — CFC YFL and CFC SFL took part at the biennial National Conference of Youth Minsiters (NCYM) 2014 last October 20 to 24, 2014 at Kalibo, Aklan. It is a gathering of youth ministers coming from the different dioceses and youth organizations in the Philippines organized by the CBCP Episcopal Commission on Youth (CBCP-ECY).
The conference started with a Mass presided by His Excellency, The Most Reverend Bishop Jose Corazon Tala-oc, DD, Bishop of Kalibo. He also gave the opening remarks after that day’s dinner.
The conference had two plenaries: (1) Youth ministry, the year of the laity and year of the poor and (2) The results of the National Filipino Catholic Youth Survey 2013.
NCYM 2014 also had a lot of workshops to enhance and empower the youth ministers. Our National Coordinator, Kuya Dylan Reyes, gave a workshop entitled Missionary 24/7.
At the last fellowship night, Kuya RJ Moriones led the whole assembly into worship, exhorting everyone to be faithful and true to their call as youth ministers.
The NCYM 2014 gave an opportunity to assess, benchmark, and plan out each one’s youth ministry.
The conference ended with a Holy Mass presided by His Excellency, The Most Reverend Bishop Pol Jaucian, SVD, DD, Chairman of the CBCP Episcopal Commission on Youth.
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