since the last edition of MIJARC News a lot has happened. All continental movements of MIJARC have held their General Assembly and also the World Assembly has taken place in Uganda. The assemblies brought many new faces to our organisation in new responsibilities.......
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World Youth Day 2008 took place in Sydney Australia from 9-20 July 2008 with various programmes. Days in the dioceses, Youth festival Events, Catechism, Way of the cross, Vigil, Mass with Holysee were some of the highlighted events during the World Youth Day. MIJARC organised different activities in Australia in connection with World Youth day youth festival event. A work shop on Young people and Millenium Development Goal was organised jointly by MIJARC,IYCS, IYCW and Caritas Australia. Hundreds of young people from different parts of the world took part in this conference and made commitment of declaration to work for the achievement of MDG. George Dixon Fernandez was a speaker for this event on the topic of poverty reduction and employment with regard to MDG 1. MIJARC also installed an Exposition Stall to promote our actions and the movement at the Vocation Expo Hall arranged by WYD authorities in Darling Harbour ,Sydney. Thousands of young people visited our Exposition stall. Even though MIJARC didn’t send a big delegation for the WYD, many of our members had been there through their national Episcopal conferences or by personal initiatives.