An Ecumenical Day of Prayer 13.03.2017

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In preparation for Easter Celebration, a Day of Prayer was held with the participation of Rt. Rev. Dr. Raymond Wickramasinghe, the Bishop of Galle and a good number of Clergy and Religious belonging to various Main Line Churches at Bonavesta, Rumassala, Galle on 13th March 2017, conducted by Rev.Maxwell Doss of the Anglican Church, Galle.

Fr. NihalNanayakkara

Director of Ecumenism and I. R. D.

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The Diocesan Lenten Pilgrimage to Hiniduma Calvary Shrine on Saturday 04th March 2017

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The above event was organized especially in connection with the Year of St. Joseph Vaz. The Pilgrims from most of the Parishes in the Diocese numbering around 1800 were present during the said Pilgrimage. His Lordship the Bishop of Galle, Priests, Religious and Laity participated in the common Stations of the Cross in both Sinhala and Tamil streams followed by the Holy Eucharist presided over by His Lordship.

Very Rev. Fr. Michael Rajendram
Coordinator of all Apostolates

The First Meeting of the Directors/Chaplains of Apostolates in the Diocese of Galle

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The very first meeting of the Directors/Chaplains of Apostolates in the Diocese of Galle took place on Monday 13th February 2017 at the Board room of Caritas SED Galle. The session was chaired by the Vicar General. The Directors shared their experience and recommendations in connection with their respective Apostolates. The session was to coordinate the Apostolates in the Diocese in line with the Diocesan Pastoral Plan and in the spirit of the missionary commitment of our beloved St. Joseph Vaz.

The Year of Saint Joseph Vaz, the Apostle of Sri Lanka in the Diocese of Galle.

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The Diocese of Galle will inaugurate the Year of Saint Joseph Vaz, the Apostle of Sri Lanka, on Sunday 15th January 2017, the Feast day of our dear Saint.

Special Liturgical services in Parish level are being organized to add meaning and color to the event.

The Diocesan Plan for the Year of SJV will be implemented throughout the year and come to a meaningful conclusion on the Feast of St. Joseph Vaz in 2018.

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St. Joseph's Church, Ratnapura Road, Deniyaya.

The Lord endured temptation and suffering for our sake.

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Obituary Notice

With great sorrow we announce the demise of
Rev. Fr. Raja Rathnapriya Perera,
of the Diocese of Galle.
Let us pray for the repose of his soul.
May he rest in peace !

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St. Joseph's Church, Ratnapura Road, Deniyaya.
Palm Sunday Service.
09.04.2017

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Handing Over the Parish

Handing Over the Parish to Very. Rev. Fr. Damian Arsakularatne the New Parish Priest of St. Anthony's Church, Ganegama, Baddegama
On 05th of February 2017

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Celebration of the Feast of St.Joseph Vaz - January 2017 and the Distribution of the Certifacates, Prizes who have come up in the Bishop's Test in 2016

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St.Anthony's Church, Ganegama - Sri Lanka

The Annual Daham Pasal Prize Giving and the Parish Christmas Programme 2016

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The 50th Anniversary of the Sacerdotal Ordination of Rev. Fr. Aloysius Perera

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Sirasa TV/FM Christmas Zone Third Day declared open by Bishop of Galle

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The Sirasa Christmas Zone opened for the third consecutive day today. The Sirasa Christmas Zone located down Braybrooke Street in Colombo was declared open today (22-Dec-2016) by the Bishop of Galle Rt. Rev. Dr.Raymond Wickremesinghe.

The opening ceremony also saw the participation of the top management and staff of the Capital Maharaja Organisation.

The giant Christmas tree, Christmas decorations and carols are a few specialties which onecould witness at the Sirasa Christmas Zone. Carols sung by youth choirs and bands and choristers of the tri forces filled the air as the the Christmas Zone continued to light up the nights.

Courtesy: newsfirst.lk and Dinesh Fernando