The chrism mass was held at Nuwaraeliya on 10th April 2017. Priest including diocesan and religious who are working in the diocese participated and renewed their priestly vows.
His Holiness Pope Francis has Appointed Rt. Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Fernando as the Bishop of Mannar
Pope Francis named Auxiliary Bishop Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel Fernando as the new bishop of the Diocese of Mannar (Sri Lanka). Bishop Fernando will transfer from the Archdiocese of Colombo to replace Retired Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai who was the Administrator of the diocese from January 2016. Bishop Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel Fernando was born on May...