Priestly ordination of Tharaka D. Perera

Deacon N. W. P. Tharaka Dinindu Perera, CMF was ordained a priest on 18th of May, 2017 by His Lordship Rt. Rev. Dr. Raymond Wickramasinghe, the Bishop of the diocese of Galle. The ordination ceremony was held at St. Joseph´s church, Wennappuwa in the diocese of Chilaw. Fr. Tharaka Perera entered St. Claret Seminary on … Continue reading “Priestly ordination of Tharaka D. Perera”

My missionary journey in Zimbabwe

“When a dream is alive in your heart, you just keep it there until the time is ripe. My dream of working in Africa had been in my heart for over ten years. When it leapt from my heart to my mind, I knew action must follow”. It’s more than a year since I arrived … Continue reading “My missionary journey in Zimbabwe”

Ervin Honer is in Sri Lanka

Fr. Ervin Honer, a Claretian from Germany, spent six month in Sri Lanka as a part of his sabbatical year. He came to Sri Lanka in the month of September, 2016 and left the country in March, 2017. During his stay, he made it a point to be with all the Claretian houses in the … Continue reading “Ervin Honer is in Sri Lanka”

Danushka attends the course for secretaries

Fr. Danushka Silva, the secretary of Sri Lankan delegation attended at the course for the newly elected secretaries at the General curia, Rome. It was from 23rd – 28th January, 2017 and altogether, 14 secretaries from different organisms were present for the course. This was organized by the former General Secretary Fr. Jose Felix Valderrabano, … Continue reading “Danushka attends the course for secretaries”

Fr. Rohan Dominic is the Coordinator for UN

The General government appointed Fr. T. L. D. Rohan Dominic as the coordinator to the Claretian team to the United Nations. He is planning to move to New York, America at the end of March, 2017. The delegation of Sri Lanka gathered together on 23rd of February, at St. Claret seminary, Kattuwa, which coincided with … Continue reading “Fr. Rohan Dominic is the Coordinator for UN”

Arrival of Fr. S. Maria Arul

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 … Continue reading “Arrival of Fr. S. Maria Arul”

Fr. Efrain to Sri Lanka

On 15th of December, 2015, with the appointment made by Fr. General, Fr. Efrain Mamani arrived in Sri Lanka to be a part of Sri Lankan mission. He belongs to Peru-Bolivia province and wishes to be a missionary in China. At present, he is helping in the formation of students at Claret Nivas, Kandy and … Continue reading “Fr. Efrain to Sri Lanka”

A new delegation team for Sri Lanka

On 5th of April, 2016, Fr. Calistus Joseph, the provincial superior of German province announced the newly appointed members for the Delegation council of the dependent delegation of Sri Lanka. The new team consists of four members, namely: Fr. Rex Constantine as the Delegation superior, Fr. Royestan Jayaraj as the Delegation consulter, Fr. Solomon Nirmalan … Continue reading “A new delegation team for Sri Lanka”

Inauguration of the bicentenary celebration of the birth of Fr. Xifre

The inaugural event for the bicentennial celebration of the birth of Father Joseph Xifre, co-founder of our Congregation took place on February 28, at 7.15 pm in all the communities. A prayer service with a rich content on Fr. Xifre was prepared by the Spirituality council of the Delegation and was distributed to all the … Continue reading “Inauguration of the bicentenary celebration of the birth of Fr. Xifre”

Fr. Cristo Rey visits Sri Lanka

Fr. Jose Cristo Rey Garcia Paredes, a well-known Claretian Theologian and an expert on Religious Life and the chief author of many of the Claretians documents was in Sri Lanka from 20th of September to 10th October. At the invitation of the delegation, he helped all the members to study the XXV general chapter document … Continue reading “Fr. Cristo Rey visits Sri Lanka”