Tuesday 10 July 2012: The Padayatra organized by the Malankara Catholic Youth Movement to the tomb of Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios during his Feast of Commemoration started from Ranni-Perunnadu. His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Samuel Mar Irenios, the Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum was the main celebrant at the opening Holy Qurbono. He gave the homily.
The flag-off ceremony was inaugurated and blessed by His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Vincent Mar Paulos (the Chairman, Youth Commission). Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Anthonios OIC, Rev. Msgr. Jose Chamakalayil, Rev. Fr. Thomas Kayyalackal, the National Director, MCYM, Rev. Priests, Rev. Sisters, the leaders of MCYM and many lay faithful were present during the flag-off ceremony. The Padayatrees from various places will join the main Padayatra and reach the Tomb at 5.00 pm on Friday 13 July 2012. It will be followed by the Dhoopaprarthana at the Tomb Chapel.