Agenda• World Youth Day Recap• Basketball Recap• Upcoming events (Thanksgiving/Volunteering)• Major Archbishop USA Visit/Youth Apostolate• TORCH 12• Dodgeball Tournament• Garland Church Opening – Support• VIRTUS Training• Your Voice
Basketball Recap ▫ 1st Place: Greatness ▫ 2nd Place: Air India ▫ 1st Place: Dream Team ▫ 2nd Place: Microwave Pappadams• Spring Tournament*
Upcoming Events• Simply keep posted on events involving SJYAL, such as volunteering and the upcoming thanksgiving social
Major Archbishop USA Visit• His Beatitude Mar George Allencherry visited the states two weekends ago in Chicago, IL• He addressed several youth coordinators and also initiated the Diocese Youth Apostolate.
TORCH 2012• Yes, we will be continuing our annual regional conference once again• Location: Houston, TX (NOT at church)• Date: July-August 2012• Youth will work as a whole to put it on!
2nd Annual “Dodge That” Tournament• Purpose: To raise money towards the Youth Center and bring out the Syro Malabar name into the Houston Community• Prospective Date: Mon. December 19, 2011• Venue: TBD• Participants: Any Malayalee in Houston ▫ 6-8 players per team, Co-Ed, min. of 3 girls per team• Prizes: $$CASH$$• Extra: Creative T-Shirt/Costume Contest
Garland Church Consecration• December 17th – The newly constructed parish in Garland will be consecrated on 12/10. With an event this large, we hope to gather many youth participation and outreach for the weekend!
VIRTUS Training• Mandatory for all Youth Members and Youth Volunteers 18 AND OLDER• Location: St. Joseph Syro-Malabar Catholic Chruch• Date: Saturday November 19th, 2011• Time: 3 to 6 pm• Register Online at www.virtusonline.com ▫ Select Galveston-Houston Archdiocese ▫ Select St. Joseph SMCC Register
Your VoiceOpen mic session where you can bring any subject up to the youth and/or youth board for any some type of future activity