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3rd day og the annual Retreat

The day began with the morning prayer and followed by Mass. Lately we had 2 talks on how to handle our celibacy. In between we roo had our way of the cross and rosaryand the day came to an end with the benediction. ... More


Day 2 of the retreat

The 2nd day of the retreat as usual commence with a morning prayer and followed by Mass. The 2 talks for the day were very inspiring. Motivation was the theme of the day. ... More


Priests Annual Retreat at Kandy 2017

The Priests of the Diocese with their Bishop on an annual retreat at Monte fano Retreat house, Kandy. The Retreat began on March 06th. The Preacher of the retreat is Rev. Fr. Sahayaraj Sandiagu a Capuchin priest from India. ... More


Enakaha Goapel Album

"எனக்காக" இறுவெட்டு தன்னாமுனை புனித சூசையப்பர் ஆலயத்தில் வெளியிடப்பட்டது வணக்கத&... More


Launching of a Gospel Album by Fr. Rammesh

ENAKAHA gosple album by Fr. rammesh was launched on March 2nd at Thannamunai St. Joseph's church. The CD was blessed and released by Bishop Joseph Ponniah.... More


Shepherd 's concern for the unemployed youth

The Unemployed Graduates of Batticaloa, to draw the attention of the authorities concerned, organized a week long demonstration at the ‘Mahathma Gandhi’ Park. On Feb 26th, as patron of the Civil Society of Batticaloa with concern for the welfare younger generation specially in the field of education, Bishop of Batticaloa visited the grieving graduates to listen to their problems and meet the authority concerned to do something about it. The demonstrators were happy about the presence of the bi... More


First Vows at Divine Mercy Shrine

Our Bishop's attempted to start a local congregation named Rosa Mystica is progressing well. On Feb 02nd, after celebrating their first anniversary, the 2 novices Sr. Jesuprista and Sr. Nilani had pronounced their 1st vows in the the presence of the Bishop of Batticaloa during the Eucharistic celebration on Feb 26th, at the Divine Mercy Sheine.... More


National Director of Social Communication Met Bp. Joseph Ponniah and Diocesan Director Fr. Ramesh Christy at Batticaloa on Feb 13th.

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A new Catholic Audio CD produced by Fr. A. Jesuthasan was released by him on Feb 12th at Panichaiyadi. The function was headed by bp. Joseph Ponniah.

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Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes church ,Bar Road 2017 was celebrated on Feb 12th. The festive Mass was presided over by the bishop of Batticaloa.

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