The Commission on Youth will again lead the young people of the Archdiocese of Caceres and the entire Bicol region in the celebration of the Peñafrancia devotion through the Marian Youth Congress (MYC).
The MYC will hold Marian catechesis and animations at JMR Coliseum Naga City, on August 24-25, 2019, and it will be participated by around 10,000 young people. This year, we will reflect on the theme “I am the servant of the Lord; may it be done according to your word – Luke 1:38” anchored from the celebration of WYD2019 and NYD2019.
According to the FB page of Marian Youth Congress, handled by Caceres Youth Commission headed by Fr. Arnel Haber, as of August 18, the total number of registered delegations from various district and Bicol dioceses are as follows:
Rinconada district from 43 delegations composed of 1,392 participant), Central district from 43 delegations with 856 participants; Partido district from 14 delegations with 391 participants; Bay district from 15 delegations with 184 participants; from other Dioceses 4 delegations with 63 participants. Expected to grace the occasion is the Archbishop Rolando J Tria Tirona, who will preside over the mass at 5:00pm.
On 2021, the Archdiocese of Caceres will host the National Youth Day. It will also be the 500th year of Christianity in the Philippines. At this early, the archdiocese is preparing the youth for this big celebration.