National Chaplain for the Legion of Mary

Rev. Fr. Jude Shyaman Fernando of the Diocese of Chilaw has been appointed National Chaplain for the for the Legion of Mary. We wish Fr. Jude Shyaman Fernando every success in his new ministry.

National Director for Education

Rev. Fr. Gemunu Dias of the Archdiocese of Colombo has been appointed National Director for the Catholic National Commission for Education with effect from October 1, 2020. We wish Fr. Gemunu Dias every success in his new ministry.

Episcopal Consecration

Most Rev. Dr. Anton Ranjith Pillainayagam has been consecrated as Bishop on Saturday the 29th August 2020. He will be serving as one of the Auxiliary Bishops of the Archdiocese of Colombo. The Diocese of Trincomalee extends its warm blessings and wishes to the newly consecrated bishop.

His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Nicholas Marcus Fernando, Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Colombo called to eternal rest

His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Nicholas Marcus Fernando, Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Colombo called to eternal rest on April 10, 2020 The diocese mourns over his death and prays for his eternal reward.

Rev. Frs. Raveen Perera and Marshal Rajanayagam the Vicar General of the diocese of Badulla were called to eternal rest

Rev. Frs. Raveen Perera and Marshal Rajanayagam the Vicar General of the diocese of Badulla were called to eternal rest under tragic situation on April 25, 2020 and April 26, 2020 respectively. The diocese mourns over their death and prays for their eternal reward.

Very Rev. Fr. Benedict Eugene (OMI) has been appointed, as the eighth Provincial of Our Lady of Immaculate Jaffna Province

Very Rev. Fr. Benedict Eugene (OMI) has been appointed, as the eighth Provincial of Our Lady of Immaculate Jaffna Province on May 14, 2020 His installation will be held on the latter part of September 2020. We extend warm wishes and prayers for his new ministry.

His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Brain Udaigwe has been appointed as new Apostolic Nuncio

His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Brain Udaigwe has been appointed as new Apostolic Nuncio, Sri Lanka starting from July 13, 2020. The Diocese of Trincomalee extends its warm welcome and prayerful blessings.

His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Pierre Nguyen Van Tot who was serving as the Apostolic Nuncio

His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Pierre Nguyen Van Tot who was serving as the Apostolic Nuncio, Sri Lanka for a period of six years. The Diocese of Trincomalee wishes him good health and happiness in his new ministries.