Two big events of the youth were held in the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD) parishes of St. Fidelis Dolok Sanggul of the North Sumatera District and St. Francis Xavier Parish Meliau of the West Borneo District (Indonesia) on 17-19 June 2017 and 30 June-July 2 respectively.
When a person just comes across the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Botswana, one can see a place called Kasane where thousands of tourists come every year from all over the world to visit nature and the animals and go for safaris. Unfortunately, the people living in the area are faced with difficulties and challenging realities.
On Saturday 10th August 2014, a group of 21 international students together with Father Avin visited the Parish of Adreas-Peter and Paul located in Maasluis West. This parish is one of the churches that father Avin is the overseeing priest. The students travelled to Schiedam where they were joined by father Avin and later proceeded to Maasluis West.