Special Guests

Arch Bishop Adolfo Tito Yllana

Apostolic Nunciature to Australia.

Most Rev. Bishop Bosco Puthur

Bishop of the Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne of Syro Malabars (Australia)

Most Rev. Bishop Mark Edwards

Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne.
Bishop Edwards is the Episcopal Vicar for Tertiary Education and Youth.
Bishop is on the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s (ACBC) Commission for Family, Youth and Life

Most Rev. Bishop Joseph Pandarasseril

Auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Kottayam. Member of Synodal Commission for Catechism and Commission for Laity, Chairman of the K.C.B.C. Commission for Youth.

Speakers

Fr. Rob Galea (FRG Ministry)

Fr Rob Galea is an ordained Catholic Priest and is currently serving in Sandhurst Diocese, Victoria after moving to Australia from Malta, his home country. He is a singer and songwriter with an international fan base. Apart from a series of recordings and CD releases, Fr Rob has also written a number of songs for various campaigns and international conferences. Fr Rob travels nationally and internationally giving keynote talks and workshops at some of the largest Catholic conferences and congresses around the world.

Fr. Francis Kolenchery

Vicar General, St.Thomas the Apostale Syro Malabar Diocese Melbourne.

Fr. Kevin Mundackal

Fr. Kevin from Bronx, NY, is the first American-born Syro-Malabar Priest ordained in the St. Thomas Syro Malabar Diocese of Chicago.

Genevieve Bryant

Genevieve is a musician singer/songwriter and is the coordinator of the vibrant Youth Engagement Project (YEP) based in Melbourne. She was the winner of the ACYF2015 song competition with her song, “Pure of Heart” which was also the theme song for ACYF 2015 held in Adelaide.

Malcolm Hart

Director, Office for Youth at AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE

Sojin Sebastian

Director, Youth Apostolate. Syro Malabar Eparchy of St Thomas the Apostle.

Fr. Sabu Adimakkiyil

Chaplain, Youth Apostolate, Syro-Malabar Eparchy of St Thomas the Apostle

Fr Baiju Thomas MGL

Fr Baiju Thomas MGL is a well known Bible quiz master and the Assistant Parish Priest at St. Benedict’s Narrabundah ACT

Musicians

Acts of the Apostles is a Delhi based Catholic band which aims to share God’s love through music reaching out especially to the youth. The band was launched in 2009 as an outreach wing of the Jesus Youth Music Ministry of Delhi, and has over 15 originals, in English and Hindi to its credit. Their music has found a widespread fan base especially in the Christian circles with their music reaching to even places such as Osaka, Japan and Malawi, Africa. Contemporary pop mixed with an Indian flavour is something to look out for!