Fr.S. Maria Arul, a priest from Chennai province, who was also the Vicar General of the Congregation (1997-2003) accepted the invitation to serve in Sri Lanka and arrived in the Island on 1st of September, 2016. As he has engaged in numerous ministries in different levels, his experience will be a great help to the growing Claretian Delegation especially in the area of formation. At present, he is serving as the Superior of Claret Nivas community, Kandy, where Philosophy and Theology students reside. He is also the formator for the Theology students.