The Leadership of the Ghana National Catholic Youth Council will from June 16 to 18th June hold its 2023 National Executive Committee Meeting at the Wanye Spiritual Renewal Centre in the Catholic Diocese of Wa.
The National Executive Committee Meeting will bring youth Leaders from all the Arch/Dioceses and Vicariate in the country to discuss issues concerning the youth of the Catholic Church.
The Ghana National Catholic Youth Council (GHANCYC) is a unit under the Department of Pastoral Ministry and Evangelisation of the National Catholic Secretariat. GHANCYC was established by the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference in 1974 with the mandate to train, coordinate, evaluate, report and serve as the official mouthpiece of the Ghanaian Catholic youth at the National level.
The Council’s mandate includes to train, coordinate, evaluate, report and serve as the mouthpiece of Catholic youth at the National level.
The core aims of GHANCYC are to ensure the total formation of the youth through the creation of a medium for the spiritual, moral, intellectual and social development of the youth.
It is to foster in the youth an awareness of their responsibility, rights and duties.
It is also to ensure effective means of interaction between the youth of the church and the church’s hierarchy, between the youth of the Catholic church and the youth of other religious organisations as well as youth organisations.
To protect the interest of the Catholic Youth in the Ghanaian society.