The Renewal of Vows

The Renewal of Vows The renewal of vows of the brothers Benil, Errol, Joseph, Miguel, Kokila and Yohan was held during Vespers on the 18th of July 2016. Fr. Prior presided over the Vespers. We offer our prayerful best wishes for the brothers.

Vatican Radio Interviews Fr. Clement

S. Lanka’s Sylvestrian Benedictines and St. Anthony’s College, Kandy Fr. Clement Gnanapragasam OSB of Sri Lanka in a studio of Vatican Radio, Rome, Italy. – RV 09/06/2016 14:13 SHARE: St. Anthony’s College in Kandy is one of the most prestigious Catholic schools in Sri Lanka. The ‎government-assisted private school, which has a rich history of…

Fr. Hilarion Celebrates 70th Birthday

Fr. Hilarion was born on 10.04.1946. He has been an educationist in Sri Lanka. At present he is engaged in pastoral work in Berwick, Australia. The Old Antonians in Melborne celebrated Fathers birthday with great enthusiasm. We wish Fr. Hilarion long life and good health.

Christmas 2015

The Christmas mass was celebrated by the community with great solemnity and devotion. Many neighbours and well-wishers joined the monks to thank and praise God for his unspeakable gift Jesus Christ Our Lord.

Sri Lankan Religious Men and Women celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life

Sri Lankan Religious Men and Women celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life A national day of reunion and renewal was organized by the Sri Lankan Conference of Major Religious Superiors, (CMRS) on 14th November, 2015 at the National Basilica of Our Lady of Lanka, Tewatte under the theme “Religious Men and Women: Witnesses and Prophets…

Renewal of Vows

Bros. Errol Nimantha, Ajinstan Benil, Joseph Michael and Kanishka Perera renewed their profession on the 18th of July 2015 at Vespers presided over by the Prior, Fr. Shamindra Jayawardena OSB. We wish them God’s many blessings.

Welcome to Fr. Jude Richard OSB

We welcome Fr. Jude Richard OSB to the priory who comes after the successful completion of his Master of Arts and licentiate in theology of consecrated life. He studies at “Sanyasa”, Institute of Consecrated life, Bangalore which is incorporated to Christ University Bangalore and pontifical Lateran University, Rome. We wish him a fruitful ministry.

Visit of Sr. Scholastica OSB

Rev Sr. Scholastica OSB of the Contemplative Nuns of the “Mater Unitatis” Congregation visited the monastery on the 20th of April 2015 accompanied by two more sisters belonging to St. Helen’s Benedictine Monastery at Wennappuwa. She is in the Island for a visit to the monastery at Wennappuwa. Sr. Scholastic serves as the superior of…

Junior Monks Course

Two of our brothers, Freedon and Emie, participated in a programme on monastic spirituality organized by the “Indo-Sri Lankan Benedictine Federation” popularly known as the “ISBF”, in India for all the junior Benedictine Monks of India and Sri Lanka. It was held at St.Michael’s Benedictine Priory, Angel Valley, Murukady, Kumily, Kerala from the 8th to…