Archbishop Mar Mathew Moolakkatt inaugurated IKYM 2019 at Kaduthuruthy on 9th September 2019. “Young people are the hope of our Church and our Community. They can do great things for the Church and Community. We are looking forward to you. Be with the Christ and Church” Archbishop advised the young people gathered there. He also appreciated the leaders who worked hard to coordinate this great event. Lokayuktha Justice (Rted) Cyriac Joseph who gave the Key note address told that the youngsters are to grow in faith and leadership. They should grow loving their spiritual leaders and heirarchy. KCYL President Mr Bibish Olikkamuriyil presided the Meeting. Mar Joseph Pandarasseril, Msgr. Michael Vettikkatt, Shri. Stephen George, Cyriac Chazhikan, Jobish Irikkalickal (Malabar Region President) and Fr. Abraham Parambett made the facilitation. Jomy Kaipparett thanked all in the inaugural session.
International Knanaya Youth Meet conducted at Kaduthuruthy was in connection with the golden jubilee of Knanaya Catholic Youth League. 1400 youth from various parts of the world attend the programme. Cooperation of the Rev. Fathers and faithful especially KCC and KCWA of Kaduthuruthy forane is praiseworthy.