Diocesan Priests

No Name Date of Birth Date of Ordination NIC No. Home Parish
1. Rev. Fr. Dudly Attanayake 10.12.1939 21.12.1966 393452455V Modara
2. Rev. Fr. Damian Fernando 07.04.1949 19.08.1978 490984097V Dalupotha, Negombo
3. Rev. Fr. Christopher Kurera 27.01.1933 21.12.1978 330270640V Nainamadama
4. Rev. Fr. Paul Fernando 26.06.1950 05.09.1979 501780723V Moratuwa
5. Rev. Fr. Sidath Wilegoda 21.07.1956 08. 09.1984562030794V Pinnawala, Balangoda
6. Rev. Fr. Nevil Janze 30.11.1956 02.08.1986 Ja- Ela
7. Rev. Fr. Roland Rodrigo 09.10.1959 02.08.1986 592831864V Pallansena, Kochchikade
8. Rev. Fr. Lionel 13.08.1987 Waikkala
9. Rev. Fr. Tensin Perera 26.11.1960 13.08.1987 603311280V Kurukulawa
10. Rev. Fr. Milton Wickramasinghe06.02.196013.08.1987600371339V Pallansena, Kochchikade
11. Rev. Fr. Texie Dissanayake 08.03.1959 13.08.1987 590681253V Kattuwa, Daluwakotuwa
12. Rev. Fr. K. Devaraja 09.09.1958 09.08.1992 582531528V Maliboda, Deraniyagala
13. Rev. Fr. Jude Piyal Fernando07.09.1961 25.08.1993 612512167V Pitipana, Negombo
14. Rev. Fr. Sergius Fernando 02.06.1948 22.07.1994 481543622V Kanjikkuliya, Chilaw
15. Rev. Fr. A.D.C.G. de Gaulle 04.11.1960 22.07.1994 603091949V Kaduwela
16. Rev. Fr. Noel Rowel 08.11.1959 18.08.1997 593130576V Wewala, Je – ela
17. Rev. Fr. Grashan Hapuarachchi12.05.1965 15.12.2001 651330181V Pamunugama
18. Rev. Fr. Ranjanmal Moraes 10.02.1968 12.01.2002 680411042V Pallansena, Kochchikade
19. Rev. Fr. Clifford Sherwin 24.04.1964 12.01.2002 641150401V Ja- Ela
20. Rev. Fr. Sanjeewa Peiris 13.05.1974 10.05.2003 741341956V Pinnawala, Balangoda
21. Rev. Fr. B. Anton Sriyan 22.10.1977 19.08.2003 772960158V Dalupotha, Negombo
22. Rev. Fr. Emil Dennish Fernando25.09.197722.12.2007 772691929V Grandstreet, Negombo
23. Rev. Fr. Hariharan Rajappriya 17.02.198026. 07.2008 Kahawatta
24. Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris 01.08.1977 09.02.2009 712140061V Moratuwa
25. Rev. Fr. Srilal Fernando 03.07.1966 09.02.2009 661850582V Kuliyapitiya
26. Rev. Fr. Jude Amila Fernando29.10.1980 15.04. 2010 803033340V Kurana, Negombo
27. Rev. Fr. Niroshan Vaz 01.05.1980 15.04. 2010 811223719V Pallansena, Kochchikade
28. Rev. Fr. Anton Maurice 18.03.1982 17.05.2011 820783662V Deniyaya
29. Rev. Fr. Palaniyandi Romesh 02.11.1976 17.05.2011 763071197V Passara, Badulla
30. Rev. Fr. Ensley Suranga 22.03.1975 17.05.2011 750822460V Hiripokuna
31. Rev. Fr. Nicholas Gabriel 08.05.1981 17.07.2012 811290726V Dehigahapitiya
32. Rev. Fr. Nishantha Rohan 11.02.1978 17.07.2012 780420980V Kandana
33. Rev. Fr. Ayal Indika Fernando 17.05.1979 06.07.2013 791382254V Ragama
34. Rev. Fr. Anushka Nishan Fernando10.08.1982 27.02.2014 822233805V Kurana, Negombo
35. Rev. Fr. A. Maria Joy 27.12.1985 09.05.2015 853620130V Yatiyanthota
36. Rev. Fr. Reginold Nonis 01.01.1969 21.05.2016 690020408V Bakmeegolla
37. Rev. Fr. Sampath Presad 19.02.1985 21.05.2016 850503478V Gurugalla
40. Rev. Fr. Shane Wickramasinghe 30.07.1984 06.05.2017 841820282V Kegalle

Religious Priests who are serving the Diocese

No Name Date of Birth Date of Ordination NIC No. Congregation
1. Rev. Fr. James Suresh SJ Society of Jesus
2. Rev. Fr. Gabriel SJ Society of Jesus
3. Rev. Fr. Lixion Paul RCJ Rogationist
4. Rev. Fr. Anscar Wijerathna SSS Blessed Sacrament
5. Rev. Fr. Jude Fernando SSS Blessed Sacrament
6. Rev. Fr. Jude OSB Benedictine
7. Rev. Fr. Priyantha Fernando CR Rosarian
8. Rev. Fr. Balendran CR Rosarian
9. Rev. Fr. Lesly OMI Oblates
10. Rev. Fr. Roshan Tsisera TOR TOR Franciscan

Religious and other Diocesan priests who served the Diocese

No Name Date of Birth Date of Ordination Duration Place of Service
Rev. Fr. Jacob SJ (Indian) (RIP) Ratnapura Estate Sector
Rev. Fr. Boni Bastian OMI (RIP) Rakwana Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Rosairo SJ Kahawatta, Maliboda Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Joseph Michel SJ (Indian) Maliboda Prish Priest
Rev. Fr. George Tokos SJ( Hungarian) Doloswala Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Subash OMI Embilipitiya Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Kure OMI
Rev. Fr. Arvin Moraes Embilipitiya Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Luxman OMI Embilipitiya Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Reginald Jayamaha OMI Embilipitiya Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Jesuraj IVD Rakwana Assistant Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Edward OFM Ratnapura Assistant Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Vijendran OMI Ratnapura Assistant Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. George TOR (RIP) Rabukkana, Pinnawala, Belihuloya, Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Premasiri OMI Kudagama, Bulathkohupitiya, Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Steevan CMF Bulathkohupitiya Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Anthony CMF Yatiyanthota Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Roistant CMF Yatiyanthota Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Jacob CMF Yatiyanthota Assistant Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Bastian OSB Mahena Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Chaminda SSS Mahena Assistant Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Marcus (Mannar Diocese) Ratnapura Assistant Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Jude Das (Jaffna Diocese) Balangoda Assistant Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Hysinth (Chilaw Diocese) Ratnapura Assistant Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Niroshan (Kandy Diocese) Ratnapura Assistant Parish Priest
Rev. Fr. Ladislaus (Mannar Diocese)Dehiowita Parish Priest

Bishop Cletus Chandrasiri

Bishop Cletus Chandrasiri Perera O.S.B.


Upcoming Events

2018-09-29

The cross of St. Joseph Vaz will be received on 29th September - 12 pm at the sabragamuwa university roundabout by the Belihuloya parishioners.

2018-09-30

The annual church feast of Embilipitiya

2018-10-07

The Annual Church Feast of St. Theresa's Church Dehigapitiya

2018-10-12

12th to 14th of October: First Seminar for the Ordinary Level Students in Sinhala Medium and Fourth Seminar for the Ordinary Level Students in Tamil Medium

2018-10-19

19th to 21st of October: Fifth Seminar for the Ordinary Level Students in Tamil Medium

2018-11-02

2nd to 4th of November: Second Seminar for the Ordinary Level Students in Sinhala Medium and Sixth Seminar for the Ordinary Level Students in Tamil Medium

2018-11-03

The Family Day of Ratnapura Deanery at Tanjantenna

2018-11-11

11th of November: Sunday school term test

2018-11-16

16th to 18th of November: Exam paper corrections

2018-11-17

The Family Day of Kegalle Deanery at Kudagama