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Most Rev. Dr. Nicholas Marcus Fernando, the 7th Archbishop of Colombo was called to Eternal Rest on the on the day our Lord offered Himself up to the Heavenly Father.

The mortal remains of His Grace the Late Archbishop Nicholas Marcus Fernando will be brought to Archbishop's house at 4.00 pm today Saturday 11th April. Priests are allowed to pay last respects and pray from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm and again from 6.00 am to 10.00 am on Sunday 12th April.

The remains will be transferred at 11.00 am on Sunday from Archbishop's house to St. Mary's Church Grand Street Negombo.The remains will lie in state at St. Mary's Church Grand Street from 12.00 noon Sunday 12th April until 11.00 a.m. Monday 13th April.

The funeral mass will be presided over by His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith at 11.00 a.m. on Monday 13th April at Grand Street Church. The funeral mass will be held in private with the participation of Bishops and a few invited priests.
The remains will be laid to rest inside Grand Street Church.

There will be a live telecast of the funeral mass. You are not expected to attend the funeral mass unless invited.