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”
As the turn of Bangalore Province to hold the office of the President of ASCLA West ended in June 2011, it was decided that the Province of Chennai would hold the office for the next three years. Fr. Vincent Anes, the Provincial of Chennai is the new President for ASCLA West until 2014.
With the view of raising the Sri Lankan Mission to the status of Dependent Delegation at the beginning of next year the Provincial Council has decided that the present Regional Team will remain in office until the beginning of next year and wait until that time with transfers and other appointments. The Provincial Council also … Continue reading “Extension of the term of Regional Council and other appointments”
After the Ordination of new Priests following appointments were made: Fr. Thevarajan Peiris – Asst. Parish Priest St. Mary’s Cathedral, Badulla (From September) Fr. Anthony Fernando – St. Claret Seminary (temporally) Fr. Vincent de Paul Croos – Acting Parish Priest, Madulsima(continue Administrator, Kurunegala) Fr. S. K. Jude Behin – Asst. Parish priest, All Saints, Borrella … Continue reading “Appointments 2011”
There were two seminars organized by us for the religious of Sri Lanka 1. RE-VISIONING CONSECRATED LIFE Venue: De Mazenod House, Mattakuliya Date: September 16 (06.00 PM) to September 19 (Lunch) 2. RE-VISIONING COMMUNITY LIFE: A COMMITMENT AND CHALLENGE. Venue: MONTE FANO – Ampitiya, Kandy Date: September 19 (06.00 PM) to September 22 (Lunch)
Annual Retreat of the Claretian Priests took place from September 11th (Sunday 06.00 PM) to September 16th (Friday Lunch) at Claret Nivas, Gurudeniya. Fr. Xavier Manavath, CMF from the Province of Bangalore was the retreat preacher. Fr. Xavier Manavath was the Provincial of Bangalore Province from 2003 – 2010 and present Director of SANYASA Institute … Continue reading “Annual Retreat for Priests at Kandy”
Following brothers made their Final profession on September 8th, 2011 at St. Claret Seminary, Kattuwa at 10.30 AM. : Bro. S. Danushka Silva, Bro. S. Jeganathan, Bro. M. Renald Ruban, Bro. M. Robert Jacob, Bro. S. Xavier Ravikanth. Fr. Stefan Wolf, the Provincial received their Profession and accepted them into the Congregation as permanent members. … Continue reading “Final Profession and Renewal of Vows”
Fr. Stefan Wolf, the Provincial and Fr. James Patteril, the Province Econome Visited Sri Lanka in September. They participated in the Final, Renewal Professions at Kattuwa on September 8th. The focus of their visit this time was on economic matters. So they visited all the houses and residences. Fr. James arrived on August 31st, while … Continue reading “Visit of Fr. Provincial and Fr. James Patteril”