Yuvadeepti-KCYM is the youth apostalate of Changanacherry Archdiocese.
Yuvadeepti is a part of KCYM - Kerala Catholic Youth Movement, which is affliated to ICYM - Indian Catholic Youth Movement.
As the name suggests Yuvadeepti is national wide catho lic youth' organisation which is aiming at theintegral development of every youth.
The word "Yuvadeepti" is joined by two words "Yuva" & "Deepthi". "Yuva" means youth and "Deepthi" means light.. yes we are to give the light of Jesus to our youth!.
The Youth Apostolate -YUVADEEPTI- of the Archdiocese of Changanacherry was established on 3rd December 1972.
The founder of this Organization is His Grace Mar Joseph Powathil and the movement was inaugurated by Mar. Antony Padiyara at Kal larackal HalI, S. B.College Changanacherry.
The main aim of the movement is to enlighten the world in Christ, - The Light of The World. Its motto is: Change the world through your parish.
The means to achieve this goal are prayer, study, formation, action and reformation.
Yuvadeepthi-KCYM Pacha-Chekkidikkadu aims at a target of training youth to lead a life in the light of the WORD and live the WORD through different activities.
The spiritual and social dimensions of WORD are meant here. WORD is God in flesh. Live the WORD means to place the person of Jesus (personified WORD) to one’s heart.
This urges each youth to put the WORD into practice by personalizing the WORD and sharing the WORD through social commitment.