Rev. Fr. Bertram Dabrera was called Eternal Rest in the Lord on Sunday, 10th November 2013.
His mortal remains were brougth to the Archbishop's House Chapel in the morning today, 10th November 2013, and his mortal remains lie-in-state at the Sacred Heart Chapel, at the Archbishop's House until 3.00 pm today, Monday 10th. After Holy Mass offered for his soul at 11.00 am. Thereafter his mortal remains will be transferred to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Maligawatte.
His Lordship Bishop Maxwell Silva, the Auxiliary Bishop, presided at the prayer service held at the Chapel in the Archbishop's House, as his mortal remains were brought.
Funeral will be held on Tuesday, 11th November at 3.00 pm at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Maligawatte and the burial at the Church premises.
Fr. Dabrera served as the Procurator General of the Archdiocese of Colombo, Director of Colombo Catholic Press, Parish Priest of All Saints’ Church, Borella and Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Maligawatte. Very tirelessly laboured with late Very Rev. Kingsley Jayamanne, former Vicar General, to build St. Padre Pio Church at Athurugiriya.