12TH March 2017, is a Red lettered day in the annals of St. Anthony’s Church, Athicode. It was a day when the Salesian Community at Athicode along with the Kolping Youth of the Parish in collaboration with the Sultanpet Multipurpose Social Service Society organised a Youth Retreat-2017 for the youth of Soraparai Vicariate, around 80 youth and animators participated in the same. Frs. Joe Kalluppura sdb spoke about Mary and Holy Eucharist in the Life of Youth and Martin Augustine sdb dwelt on Relationships interspersed with music and songs by Fr. Jaison sdb. The SMSS Director Fr. Prince Robert and Manager Mr. Nirmal were present the whole day for the Programme. The Retreat concluded with the Holy Eucharist by Rev. Fr. Paul Vincent, Parish Priest of St. Anthony the Hermit Church, Ambattupalayam. At the end of the retreat the youth returned with full vigour and enthusiasm requesting the Salesians to have more such programmes for the youth in the coming future.