CYM (Catholic Youth Movement)

CYM (Catholic Youth Movement)

CYM (Catholic Youth Movement) in Chicago is a youth organization under the Syro Malabar Church, which mainly targets youth who are born and brought up in Kerala (India). The Mission of CYM is to achieve integral development of the youth and to provide youthfulness to church and the society, in accordance with the catholic values. CYM gives importance to the Kerala culture along  with the catholic traditions. Youth between the age of 15 - 35 are eligible for membership.


CYM holds its meeting the first Sunday of every month after the 11am Holy Mass in malayalam. During  the meeting, members discuss and plan both spiritual and social activities that promote the development of the youth.

Current office bearers of CYM for term 2014-2016

President: George Philip Vipin

Vice President: Gibu Thomas

Secretary: Ann Gins Thachil

Treasurer: Alvin K Abraham


What is CYM involved in?

  • Holy Hill Pilgrimage
  • St. Thomas Feast
  • Malabar Night participation
  • Church Picnic
  • Church Onam Celebration
  • Christmas  decorations
  • Fundraisers
  • Seminars
  • Supports the church and other organizations
We encourage all of you to become a part of this organization and  together we can be bearers of faith, and effective agents of change in the community.

Holiday Family Photo Sessions

CYM is organizing a Holiday Family Photo Session to provide a wonderful opportunity to take pictures with your loved ones. Professional Photographers will be available on Nov 15th , 22nd , 29th and Dec 6th to capture these happy moments in the Parish hall between 9 am to 2 PM. The cost of the Photo session will be $50 and digital copies of the photos will be digitally delivered in 2 days or ready to collect on the following Sunday.CYM is intending to raise fund from this event as an initial part of 2016 St Thomas Syro Malabar feast fund.

St Thomas Syro Malabar Cathedral Church Picnic 2015

Syro Malabar Cathedral Picnic 2015 will be held on Saturday Aug 1st, 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM


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Elk Grove Village , IL 60007



Scintillating CYM


“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step “

To begin our thousand miles journey, we the CYM family united in a unique way as one. We believe coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, and working together is success. 

Our mission is to unite every individual especially young adult and young couples function as one in holiness, fulfill service to church and world around us.



Vicar Fr. Augustine Palackaparambil
+1 (714) 800-3648
Asst. Vicar Fr. T. A. Nicholas SDB
+1 (630) 822-1905
Asst. Vicar Fr. Kevin Mundackal
+1 (914) 648-8369


George Ampalathumkal
+1 (312) 912-1762
Joseph Kanikunnel
+1 (773) 603-5660
Luke Chirayil
+1 (630) 808-2125
Paul Vadakara
+1 (708) 307-1122
Siby Parekat
+1 (847) 209-1142


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