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  • Upcoming Events - March 2013
    Created: Friday, 01 March 2013 00:00
    1st – 3rd March – Continuation of TOT sessions on “Enhancing Life Skills”.  Around 45 youth from four dioceses are participating. 5th and 6th March – Two day TOT programme for Diocesan Human Rights Coordinators on “Gender and Women...


  • TRAINING IN REVOLVING LOAN FUND SYSTEMS
    Created: Friday, 22 February 2013 10:47
    A total of 136 members of Women Rural Development societies (WRDS) in Vanni were given training in the operation of Revolving Loan Fund systems under a programme implemented by Caritas Sri Lanka with funding aid from Caritas Swiss. ...


  • Reflection for First Sunday of Lent
    Created: Sunday, 17 February 2013 18:10
    Lent is a time for us to get back to roots of our faith. It is a  period to renew our faith. It is a time to shake off the obstacles to our  faith. It is a time of repentance. Faith is personal as well as collective. We bear witness to our fai...


  • Reflection for Ash Wednesday
    Created: Sunday, 10 February 2013 23:46
    Reflection for Ash Wednesday  13th February 2013   The Year of Faith is a precious gift of God leading us to the discovery of the fullness of the mystery of God and revealed to us in the saving love of His son, Jesus.  In fact, the seas...


  • Remembering the dead
    Created: Sunday, 10 February 2013 23:44
    Following a decision by the Catholic National Commission for Justice, Peace and Human Development, interreligious services have been held in several dioceses to remember those who died during the 30 years of ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka. ...


  • Success story of Kasun Chamara
    Created: Sunday, 10 February 2013 23:40
    This is 21-year old Kasun Chamara of Telijjiwela who is seen here being carried by his mother to the Sri Jayawardenepura University which he has entered as a First Year student to read for a Bachelor of Commerce Degree. ...


  • Upcoming Events - February 2013
    Created: Wednesday, 06 February 2013 00:00
    3rd & 4th Feb – Two-day Capacity Building Workshop on Fundraising for Diocesan Directors, coordinated by Caritas Asia and conducted by Mr Nigel Wallace of Caritas Internationalis.Venue - Bangkok 13th Feb – Orientation session for Diocesan...


  • Upcoming Events - February 2013
    Created: Wednesday, 06 February 2013 00:00
    3rd & 4th Feb – Two-day Capacity Building Workshop on Fundraising for Diocesan Directors, coordinated by Caritas Asia and conducted by Mr Nigel Wallace of Caritas Internationalis.Venue - Bangkok 13th Feb – Orientation session for Diocesan...


  • STUDY TOUR OF THE NORTH BY CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF SRI LANKA
    Created: Monday, 04 February 2013 23:58
    A delegation of  Catholic Bishops who undertook a 4 - day visit to the North from   8th – 11th January 2013 has pointed out that the frequent presence of the troops among the war affected people does not create an atmosphere conducive to ...


  • WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT
    Created: Monday, 04 February 2013 23:56
    A Programme Start-up Workshop on Water Resource Management and Women’s Empowerment was held on 22nd and 23rd January 2013 at SEDEC Auditorium, facilitated by Ms. Mary Lucas, Programme Manager and Ms. Victoria Jones, Programme Officer of CAFOD U.K. ...


  • TRAINING ON ADDRESSING ALCOHOL / DRUG ABUSE PROBLEMS
    Created: Tuesday, 29 January 2013 23:08
    A group of 49 Diocesan Staff of EHED  Batticaloa participated in a capacity building programme on addressing alcohol/drug abuse problems held in Batticaloa under the Migration and Human Trafficking Programme of Caritas Sri Lanka. ...


  • TRAINING ON ADDRESSING ALCOHOL/DRUG ABUSE PROBLEMS
    Created: Tuesday, 15 January 2013 19:35
    Under the Migration and Human Trafficking of Caritas Sri Lanka, a training programme on addressing alcohol/drug abuse problems was conducted for a group of 20 Diocesan staff of Caritas Kurunegala and Caritas Anuradhapura. The Chief Resource person at ...


  • Fact-finding mission to the North
    Created: Tuesday, 15 January 2013 19:29
    Rt Rev Dr Harold Anthony Perera, Chairman of Caritas Sri Lanka, accompanied by Rev Fr George Sigamoney, Director of SEDEC undertook a 3-day visit to the Vanni from 28th – 30th November 2012 in order to see first-hand the life situations of resett...


  • International Migrants’ Day Commemoration 2012
    Created: Monday, 24 December 2012 13:14
    Caritas Sri Lanka marked the International Migrants’ Day (IMD) with a two-day event held on 17th and 18th December 2012 at the SEDEC auditorium, with the participation of around 75 migrant returnees from several parts of the country, including many J...


  • Upcoming Events - January 2013
    Created: Thursday, 20 December 2012 00:00
    04TH – 30TH January – Training of Trainers (TOT) Programs on “ Human Dignity” for teachers of religion in Kurunegala, Batticaloa, Anuradhapura, Galle, Ratnapura and Badulla 10th – 11th January – Annual Evaluation of “ Pre departure tr...


  • Promoting healing and reconciliation
    Created: Wednesday, 12 December 2012 20:15
    Under a program to promote healing and reconciliation among communities, Caritas Sri Lanka has encouraged inter-diocesan exposure journeys for small groups of Sinhalese and Tamil families living in some dioceses to visit other areas. ...


  • Caritas Japan delegation visits Sri Lanka
    Created: Sunday, 09 December 2012 10:04
    A two-member delegation from Caritas Japan comprising Rev Fr Daisuke Narui, Director and Ms Yoko Yokoyama, Program Officer visited Sri Lanka from 23rd to 27th November 2012 in order to strengthen their partnership with Caritas Sri Lanka. ...


  • Psychosocial initiatives in the Dioceses
    Created: Sunday, 09 December 2012 09:55
    Following the Training-of-Trainers (TOT) Workshop conducted by Caritas Sri Lanka National Centre in August this year for a group of Diocesan participants, two initiatives were taken in Trincomalee and Batticaloa under the guidance of the respective Dio...


  • Orientation Programme on Drug/Alcohol abuse
    Created: Saturday, 01 December 2012 02:41
    A group of Diocesan Officers from Badulla, Batticaloa, Anuradhapura and Kurunegala attended an Orientation session held at SEDEC on 16th November 2012 on the subject of Drug/Alcohol abuse problems. Rev.Fr. George Sigamoney, Director of Caritas Sri Lank...


  • REMEMBERING THE DEAD
    Created: Wednesday, 14 November 2012 22:59
    Following a decision by the Catholic National Commission for Justice, Peace and Human Development to specially remember those who died during the 30 years of ethnic conflict in  Sri Lanka, Caritas Sri Lanka has published a commemorative poster to ...