Sick Day at Thewatte 2017

Rev. Fr. Edmund Tillekeratne. Thu, Aug 31, '2017


Annual Healing and Prayer Service at National Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of Lanka, Thewatte held on 27th August 2017.

A large number of devotees gathered for the blessing of the sick on 27 August 2017 at The National Basilica at Shrine of Our Lady of Lanka at Thewatte. Rt. Rev. Dr. Angelo Cardinal Bagnasco, the President of the Episcopal Conference in Europe graced the occasion. His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith , the Archbishop of Colombo together with His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Pierre Nguyen Ban Tot, Rt. Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Fernando, Rt. Rev. Dr. Maxwell Silva, His Grace Archbishop Emeritus Most Rev. Dr. Nicholas Marcus Fernando, His Grace Archbishop Emeritus Rt. Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis with the priest of the Archdiocese of Colombo were present at the service.

His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith delivered the sermon in Sinhala and His Lordship Rt. Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Fernando gave in Tamil.