FORGE Programme in Bangalore

Forge Programme (English) took place at Claret Nivas, Bangalore from July 1st to September 8th in which 13 Claretians from the different organisms participated. Fr. CyriacNjayarkulam was one of the animators while Frs. Joseph Jeyaseelan and ThevarajanPeiris from the Dependent Delegation of Sri Lanka were among the participants. The Forge is a 70-day program aimed … Continue reading “FORGE Programme in Bangalore”

Students in India

Students Nivaskaran and Leenushaving completed their Philosophy studies and the formation at Claret Bhavan, Karumathur, Tamil Nadu, India retuned to Sri Lanka in early 2012.In 2012, three students Cyril Romel, GunaseelanSelexon and NrogenAmaldon after the completion of their minor seminary at Kattuwa left for India to continue their formation and their Philosophical studies. They are … Continue reading “Students in India”

Fr. Christy John In India – Quinquennium

The ASCLA West’s Quinquennium 2012 was organized by the Province of St. Thomas at Claretian Provincial House Karukutty from 2nd 0t 9th of August.  52 participant were took part in this one week program. The topics and inputs were arranged to the pertaining the need of a young religious and missionary priest. The resource persons … Continue reading “Fr. Christy John In India – Quinquennium”

ASCLA West Intensive Course in Preparation for Perpetual Profession

Students JenisCoonghe, S. Jesuthansan and RohanPeiris participated in the Intensive Course in preparation for Perpetual Profession which was held at the Claretian Provincial House, Karukutty, India from 9th –  26th May, 2012. Twenty students attended from various provinces in India and Sri Lanka. Some useful courses on psycho-spiritual integration, evangelical counsels, community leadership, on mission … Continue reading “ASCLA West Intensive Course in Preparation for Perpetual Profession”

Transfers and New Appointments

Claret Aham, Jaffna: Superior and CLASIKA - Fr. Vincent de Paul Croos Prefect : Fr. J. M. J. Jayaseelan, Econome : Fr. NesanCulas (Varathan) Claret Nivas,Kandy Superior : Fr. T. L. RohanDominic Prefect : Fr. Milfervaz Claret Seminary, Kattuwa Superior : Fr. Joy Mariaratnam Prefect : Fr. CyriacNjayarkulam /   Fr. Jude Behin Econome : Fr. … Continue reading "Transfers and New Appointments"

Ordination to the Priesthood

Deacons Xavier Ravikanth, Robert Jacob and RenaldRuban were ordained priests by his Lordship Rt. Rev. Thomas Savundranayagam, Bishop of Jaffna at St. Mary’s Cathedral on 18th of April 2012. Many Claretians, Priests, Religious and Friends from different parts of the country participated in the celebration. Assignments of the New Priests: Fr. Xavier Ravikanth – Assistant … Continue reading “Ordination to the Priesthood”

General Assembly 2012

The Claretians of Sri Lanka gatheredfor their annual General Assembly at St.Claret Seminary, Kattuwa from10thto 12th April 2012It was the first assembly after it was raised to the status of a Delegation. There were 38 Claretians taking part in this important event this year in which Fr. Stefan Wolf, Provincial of Germany too participated. All … Continue reading “General Assembly 2012”

The New Team to lead the new Delegation

Fr. Joy Mariaratnam Delegation Superior Date of birth: 26.05.1966 First profession: 31.05. 1988 Ordination: 06.12.1995 Fr. SatheeshSaverimuthu Delegation Econome Date of birth: 16.05.1977 First profession: 08.09.1998 Ordination: 28.04.2006 Fr. T. L. Rohan Dominic Consulter and Secretary Date of birth: 23.02.1962 First profession: 03.07. 1983 Ordination: 28.07.1992  

Sri Lanka Region Becomes a Dependent Delegation

February 2, 2012, Feast Day of the Presentation of the Lord will be registered in the annals of the Claretian Congregation in Sri Lanka as a day to be remembered as the Sri Lankan Claretian Mission was raised as a Dependent Delegation in the Province of Germany. The Eucharistic celebration marking the beginning of this … Continue reading “Sri Lanka Region Becomes a Dependent Delegation”

Visit of Fr. Matthew Vattamattam

The General Prefect of Formation Fr. Mathew Vattamattammadehis  visit to Sri Lanka fromJanuary 31 to February 21. During his stay in the country he visited the Claretian communities and missions and took part at the official function raising Sri Lanka to the state of a dependent delegation. Fr. Mathew also preached an inspiring homily during … Continue reading “Visit of Fr. Matthew Vattamattam”