Rev.Fr. Ernest Porutota was called to eternal rest on this morning (16) at the age of 88 years.
Rev. Fr . Poruthota born in 1931, Porutotage Raymond Ernest Alexander Fernando – Ernest Porutota – was ordained in February 1957 at the St. Lucia’s Cathedral in Kotahena, Sri Lanka.
Rev. Fr. Porutota was also the founding Director of OCIC, SIGNIS Awards.
Rev.Fr. Porutota authored several books such as ‘Kithunu Peraliya’ and ‘Gihiya’ as well.
He had been receiving treatment in a private hospital at the time of his demise.
May his soul Rest in Peace !
The Diocese of Galle is pleased to welcome His Excellency Monsignor Brian Udaigwe (Titular Archbishop of Suelli, until now Apostolic Nuncio in Benin and in Togo), as the New Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka. We bless His Excellency in the Name of Jesus.