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ICA-XVIII Annual General Body Meeting

The Annual General Body Meeting of the Indian Catechetical Association was held at Little Flower Auditorium, POC. The Association President, Rev. Dr. Gilbert Choondal SDB, pre-sided over. Archbishop Dominic Jala (Archbishop of Shillong) delivered the keynote address. Rev. Dr. Babu Chirayath (Secretary], Rev. Dr. Stephen Alathara (KCBC Deputy Secretary General), Rev. Dr. Sebastian (Tamilnadu Bishop's Conference Catechetical Commission Secretary], Rev. Fr. Paulson Simethy and Rev. Fr. Xavier Kochuparambil rendered the speeches. The meeting discussed the theme "Liturgy and Catechesis." Rev. Dr. Herve Morrisette, CSC (Liturgical Catechesis in Pastoral Perspective], Rev. Dr. Michael G. (Play in Liturgy: An Effective Faith Formative Method in Liturgy], Rev. Dr. Joseph Lionel (Homily as Catechesis, Gaudium Evangelii in perspective), Rev. Dr. Gilbert Choondal SDB (Catechesis in the Context of New Roman Missal), Rev. Dr. Jose Puthiyedath (Liturgical Catechesis in the Syro-Malabar Rite) and Rev. Dr. Jerome Vallabaraj, SDB (Youth Liturgy and Catechesis) presented the papers. The meeting which began on 5 February at 7.30am ended on 7 February at l:00pm.