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Palliyawaththa Parish / Mama Margaret Training Centre

DEDICATED TO : Our Lady of Mount Carmel
LOCATION : Diocese of Colombo
BEGAN IN : 1987

To infuse in the Christian community the spirit of the Beatitudes to become the Salt of the earth, and the Light of the world and thus be witnesses to the Risen Lord, radiating His Love, Peace and Joy. To achieve this end a spiritual and moral animation programme will be drawn up to form a Faith Community. The youth of the Parish will be the agents of this transformation through a well thought out Educative and Pastoral Plan .

 

Scope:

To proclaim the Good News that the Lord reigns and He is alive…
1. Systematic Catechesis and youth activities.
2. Non-formal vocational training Centre for young men and women  specially the school dropouts.
3. Formation of committed Catholics through pious associations and sodalities.
4. A centre for Marian devotion.
5. Recreational and cultural facilities for youth.

Management

Fr. TISSERA Ajith
Rector / Parish Priest
[email protected]

Fr. PEIRIS Christy Leonard
V. Rt/ Assit. Parish Priest

Fr. COSTA William
Administrator /Asst. Parish Priest
[email protected]

Fr. Fernando TERRANCE
Youth Ministry of LKC
[email protected]

Activities

  • Main – Parish
  • Two – Sunstations
    • St. Anthony’s Church, Dikkowita
    • St. Lazarus’ Church, Hekitta
  • Youth Centre
  • Co-operators
  • Technical School
  • Computer Centre
  • Social Works
  • Mamma Margaret Centre
  • Oratories
  • Past pupils
  • Cooperators
  • ADMA
  • Remedial classes
  • Neighbourhood Apostolate
  • Social Work
  • Vocation Promotion

Contact Info

Postal Address :
Our Lady of Mount Carmel,
Wellapalliya, Palliyawatta,
Hendala, Wattala – 11300,
Sri Lanka.

Phone :
+94 11 2931262    House
+94 11 2938999    Rector’s Office

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Nochchiyagama Parish / Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre

DEDICATED TO : St. Sebastian
LOCATION : Diocese of Anuradhapura
BEGAN IN : 2001

Don Bosco, Nochchiyagama, Anuradhapura is a Parish that celebrates a living liturgy, more than a school it is now, a Home that welcomes, a Family that educates, a Playground for recreation, a Meeting place and a platform for service and a constant source of research for values which help in co-existence and co-operation.

 

Scope:

To serve poor and abandoned youth : 
1. Faith formation: to be light and salt of the region.
2. Cultural and Educational formation: to understand and make the  cultural values ones own so as to incarnate in them the message of the  Gospel. To impart an education both scholastic and technical to earn a  decent livelihood.
3. Social formation: To help the young to take their place with dignity  and  play a role in the transformation of social life.
4. Artistic and Recreational formation to compete with the demands of  today’s society.
5. Formation for Inter-religious dialogue and understanding.
6. Formation to true devotion to Mary.

 

 

Vision Statement:

Don Bosco Nochchiyagama is a Technical Centre which is commitment to young people, through social intervention.
Influx of refugees and displaced communities from areas of conflicts
find ample vacant land reserves in Nochchiyagama Secretarial Division.

Considering various security and other reasons Nochchiyagama has been chosen by the Salesians of Don Bosco instead of direct war zones to be the base for children and youth of the districts of Puttalam,
Trincomalee, Baticaloa, Ampara, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Jaffna, Killinochchi, Mulathivu, Mannar and Vavuniya.

Management

Fr. FERNANDO Robin 
Rector / Principal
[email protected]

Fr. SRIRANTHA Niroshan
Parish Priest, School Principal
[email protected]

Fr. KUMAR Neil
Cs
[email protected]

Cl. HILMAN Christias 
PT – 1yr / Teacher
.

Cl. SHIYAN Royan
PT – 2yr
.

Activities

  • Non formal Technical Center
  • Parish
  • Youth centre
  • Boys’home
  • English Academy
  • Inter-religious dialogue
  • Peace Building
  • Oratories
  • Past pupils
  • Cooperators
  • ADMA
  • Remedial classes
  • Neighbourhood Apostolate
  • Social Work
  • Youth
  • Vocation Promotion
  • Farm and Animal Husbandry

Contact Info

Postal Address :
Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre,
Nochchiyagama,
Anuradhapura – 50200,
Sri Lanka.

Phone :
+94 25 2257495    Reception
+94 25 2257582    Reception
+94 25 4928276    House
+94 25 4928257    Technical