DEDICATED TO : St. Joseph
LOCATION : Diocese of Colombo
BEGAN IN : 2000
We envisage the Salesian Vice Province of St. Joseph, Sri Lanka, as a Spirit-filled optimistic and consecrated Salesians and lay apostles (Persons), rooted in the Word of God and guided by Mary at the service of the Church.
We, the Prophetic Salesian Community in its animating role, along with the members of the Salesian Family and lay collaborators,are formed and committed to the spirit and mission of Don Bosco.
We in a spirit of dialogue with Christian and non Christian brethren in a relationship of trust, shared responsibility and accountability, educate, evangelise and uphold the dignity of the young, especially the poor and the marginalised, and we work to establish, like Christ, the Good Shepherd, God’s kingdom in this Island.
1.To study the suitability of the candidates based on their human and Christian values and attitudes.
2.To provide an ambient to study themselves and to discern their vocation.
3.To give the candidates Salesian experience of Prayer and Community life.
4.To provide ample opportunities for practical apostolate especially in the youth world.
5.To foster total commitment to Christ assisted by Mary, keeping in mind Human, Religious, Intellectual, Salesian, Fraternal and Apostolic dimensions.
Fr. ALMEIDA Joseph
Fr. BARRETO Elson
Director / Provincial Economer
Fr. Warnakulasooriya JESUDASAN
Administrator / PA to Provincial
Fr. KALAPARTHY Prasad
Executive Director – PDO
Br. GARNIGA Gabriel
Fr. FERNANDO Bernard
In-Charge (Benefactors from Sri Lanka)
Cl. REGINOLD Jabarsan Marland
Asst. Administrator / Youth Centre