"Piya Seva" at Tewatte - Home for retired priests in the Archdiocese of Colombo

Rev. Fr. Edmund Tillekeratne Mon, Jan 29, '2018


His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith blessed the new house constructed repalacing the old house which catered for few retired priests at "Piya Seva" on 29th January 2018 amidst almost all the priests working in the diocese. There were number of others who contributed to the project, especially the main donor Mr. Jaganadan and his family. The chapel was designed by Rev. Fr. Priyantha de Silva. His Eminence thanked especially to former procurator Rev. Fr. Merl Shanthi who had labored much at the beginning. Present Procurator Rev. Fr. Jude Samantha and his assistance Rev. Fr. Ridly, who completed the work with the contractor has done a good job, His Eminence added. New House now can accommodate sixteen priests in full furnished rooms.