The Annual Feast at Wahacotte 2015

The Annual Church Feast of St. Anthony’s National Shrine at Wahacotte was held on the 20thand 21stof June 2015. The Bishop of Ratnapura Most Rev. Dr. Cletus Perera OSB was the chief celebrant on both the Vespers and the Feast day. Many priests, religious and the faithful were present to join the monks in thanking…

The Easter Triduum 2015

The Easter Triduum 2015 was celebrated with great solemnity. The summit of the Liturgical Year is the Easter Triduum—from the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday. Though chronologically three days, they are liturgically one day unfolding for us the unity of Christ’s Paschal Mystery. The single celebration of the Triduum marks…

Golden Jubilee of Monastic Profession of Bishop Cletus Perera OSB

Our confrere Bishop Cletus Perera OSB celebrated his 50th Golden Jubilee of monastic profession on the 28th of February 2015. But since it fell on during the season of Lent it was postponed to the 20th of April 2015. A Eucharistic Celebration was held at monte fano at 5.00 pm followed by a simple ceremony…

Jubilee of Priestly Ordination

Fr. Stephen Abraham OSB celebrates 50th Jubilee of Priestly Ordination Our confrere Fr. Stephen Abraham OSB celebrated his 50th Jubilee of Priestly Ordination at Monte Fano on the 17th December 2014 amidst his family members, confreres and many priests. He had another celebration at St. Anthony’s College, Kandy where he has served for many years…

Feast

The Solemnity of St. Sylvester our Holy Founder was celebrated on the 26th of November 2014 presided over by the Apostolic Nuncio of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Archbishop Pierre Nguyen Van Tot and with the participation of the Bishop of Kandy, Most Rev. Bishop Vianney Fernando and the Bishop of the diocese of Ratnapura, Most…

Vespers

The Solemn Vespers in honour of Our Holy Father, St. Sylvester was sung in Latin by the monks on the eve of the Solemnity, the 25th of November 2014, and was presided by the Conventual Prior Very. Rev. Fr. Shamindra Jayawardena OSB

Anniversary of Monastic Profession

  The 50th Aniversary of Monastic Profession of Very Rev Fr. Anselm Fonseka OSB, and the 25th Mosastic Profession of Rev Fr. Soosainathan and Rev Bro. Anthony Cruze was held on 23rd of August 2014 at Montefano, Our Mother house.