Rev Fr Shanthi Kumar Weliwita assumed duties on 1st July 2016 as the National Director of Caritas Sri Lanka SEDEC, succeeding Rev Fr George Sigamoney who had held that position since 2009.
Fr Welivita was until recently an Episcopal Vicar of the Archdiocese of Colombo, prior to which he was a Vice Rector of Aquinas College, Colombo.
A past pupil of De Mazenod College, Kandana. Fr Weliwita was ordained Priest in 1981. He is a graduate of Peradeniya University and also holds a postgraduate degree from Fordham University, USA.
The Caritas Family in Sri Lanka
extends a warm welcome to the new National Director!