NEWS & EVENTS
His Lordship Bishop L. R Anthony was called to Eternal rest in the Lord on 03rd December 2012. Funeral will be held on Thursday the 06th Dec. 2012 at 10.00 am at Trincomalee.....
With the dawn of the 19th century the fame of St. Anne spread rapidly and in 1837 the foundation for a new church was laid by Fr. Pedro Caetano
His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, presided at the Jubilee Eucharistic celebration together with Bishop Valence Mendis and Bishop Kingsley Swampillai
Parish of Ragama gathered to celebrate the Centenary Jubilee of Ss.Peter & Paul Church on 30th June & 01st July 2012. While His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo, presided.....
His Lordship Bishop Maxwell Silva presided at the Centenary Jubilee Vespers at Ss.Peter & Paul Church, Ragama, on 30th June 2012.....
A Catholic boy of 14 years, Amila Tharanga, a student of Mahanama College Geatambe in Kandy, was severely tortured by his teacher, a Buddhist monk, for telling the monk that he learns Christianity.....
Newly built Parish Hall at Seeduwa Church was blessed and opened by His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith....
" Christians and Buddhists: Sharing Responsibility for Educating the Young Generation on Justice & Peace through Interreligious Dialogue....."
His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith presided at the Foundation laying ceremony at Bambalapitiya together with the First Lady Madam Shiranthi Rajapaksa on 02nd May 2012......
08 Deacons of the Archdiocese will be ordained as priests on Saturday the 21st April 2012 at St. Lucia
His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith and Venerable Ittapane Dhammalankara Anunayake Thera the Secretary General of the Congress of Religions have called upon all those who are responsible and the general citizenry to ensure that abductions and
Holy Father Pope Benedict offered Easter greetings in more than sixty languages and called for peace and stability in Mali and condemned the "savage attacks" against Christian churches in Nigeria and for an end to bloodshed in Syria.
As we solemnly commemorate the passion and death of Jesus Christ, we ask ourselves how we enter most fully into this great event of redemption. How do we experience salvation today ?"
"The experience of suffering touches all mankind; it touches the family too. How often does the journey become wearisome and difficult! Misunderstandings, conflicts, worry for the future of our children, sickness and problems of every kind" Pope
His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo presided at the Holy Chrism Mass together with His Excellency the Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Joseph Spiteri, Auxiliaries Bishop Emmanuel Fernando, Bishop Maxwell Silva
The Vietnamese government has refused to grant entry visas to members of a Vatican delegation investigating the cause for beatification of Cardinal Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan
Rev.Fr. Harry Vanigasooriya was called to Eternal Rest in the Lord at the age of 80, on 29th March 2012
In response to allegations of Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena, for organizing the protests of the farmers and for speaking against Sri Lanka in Geneva, Bishop Harold Anthony said " Minister
Maithripala Sirisena, Minister of Health, accuses SEDEC - Caritas Sri Lanka for organizing the protests of the farmers and for speaking against Sri Lanka in Geneva........
This year Lenten Collections in the Archdiocese will be for the “Protection of Life and to Ensure Children’s Right to Life” Since the number of abortions are on the increase all over the country, main purpose of this collection, will be to help
Very Rev. Fr. ShanthiKumar Weliwita, Vice Rector of Aquinas College, was appointed as an Episcopal Vicar by His Eminence
His Lordship Bishop Emmanuel Fernando presided at the solemn Eucharistic celebration together with other priests, on the occasion of 80th Anniversary of St.Mary
"During the meeting of 14 September 2011 between Cardinal William Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and president of the Pontifical Commission
Children of Negombo region get more facilities in education provided with the assistance from the Province of Milan for the St. Joseph
" The Lord is calling you like He called great saints to respond to His call and therefore, unite yourself with Him. God can perform miracles in your life...." said Cardinal Malcolm addressing the children
His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm addressing the children at Tewatta said, "The Lord is calling you like he called great saints to respond to His call and unite yourself with Him...
" Politicians must rise above politics for Peace & Development in the country " Fr.Sylvester, Rector