Easter 2017

The Sacred Triduum was celebrated with all solemnity at Monte Fano. Many faithful, including members of the Risen Lord community, participated in the liturgical services. Here you will be able to see some of the photos taken on all the three days of the Triduum.

Simple Profession on 18.02.2017

Bro. Malitha Hasarith Dulanjaya made his simple profession as a monk at the hands of Very Rev. Fr. Shamindra Jayawardena OSB, the Conventual Prior on the 18th of February 2017. Bro. Malitha hails from the Christian community at Attawilluwa of the Parish of Poththuwilluwa which was formerly under Puttalam Parish of the Diocese of Chilaw….

Arrival of Abbot

The arrival of Most Rev.Abbot Michael Kelly along with Rev. Fr. Vincent at Monte Fano in 25th January 2017 for a visitation of the monks in Sri Lankan Priory.

The Feast of St. Sylvester 2016

The Feast of St. Sylvester Our Founder was celebrated on the 25th and the 26th of November 2016. The Vespers was presided by Fr. Prior while the Festive Mass was presided by the Bishop of Kandy, Bishop Vianney Fernando. The Congregation also felicitated in anticipation Bishop Vianney Fernando on his 50th Ordination Anniversary which falls…

Christmas 2016

The Christmas 2016 was celebrated in the monastery with the participation of many faithful. Here you will find some of the photos related to the Christmas masses.

Offering of Sangika Dhana

We the monks offered Sangika Dhana (alms giving) to the Chief prelate and the Buddhist monks of the Ancient Dalukgolla Raja Maha Viharaya (which is situated just opposite our Monastery) on the 19th of December 2016, in commemoration of the Feast of Christmas. It is a sign of the deep respect the Monastery and the…

Simple Profession of Madhushan Sandeepa Fernando

The simple profession of Novice Madhushan Sandeepa Fernando tool place on the 26th of September 2016 at Monte Fano in the presence of Rt. Rev. Cletus Perera OSB, Bishop of Ratnapura delegated by the Conventual Prior Fr. Shamindra Jayawardena OSB. He hails from a devoted Catholic family from Barudelpola in the Parish of Kudamadhuwella (formerly…

Funeral of Fr. Bernad Regno Molligoda OSB

Fr. Bernard was a monk priest of our Conventual Priory. He was called into the House of the Lord On Sunday 11 September 2016 and his funeral took place on Tuesday the 13th of September at Monte Fano, Kandy. Fr. Bernard Regno was born in Sri Lanka on 28 February 1952, made his simple profession at Montefano…

Silver Jubilee Celebration

Silver Jubilee celebration of Priesthood of Frs. Dom. Emil Joseph Anthonypillai OSB & Dom. Gregory Lakshman Fernando OSB on 13th of August 2016 The Sylvestro Benedictine congregation in Sri Lanka takes pride in announcing the milestones reached by Frs. Emil and Gregory as they celebrate the silver jubilee of their ordination this year. Emil Joseph…