Caritas Sri Lanka - SEDEC

To be accountable for God’s Love

Welcome to CARITAS Sri Lanka - SEDEC

Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC is the social arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka and is affiliated to Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development, and social service organizations present in 200 countries and territories.

Our national centre is located in the Archdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital city. Our vision is radiated to the far corners of the island through 13 Diocesan Centres. Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC is also the national secretariat of the National Catholic Commission for Justice Peace and Human Development.

Latest News

Latest happenings from Caritas network around the country

A Declaration issued by Caritas Sri Lanka Network and the Catholic National Commission for Migration

Caritas Sri Lanka 26th February

Ensuring Safe Migration and Preventing Human Trafficking  At the end of a two-day event 20-21 February 2020 at Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC to commemorate the World Migrants Day, a Declaration was read out by the Bishop of Galle Rt. Rev. Dr. Raymond Wickremasinghe, Chairman of the Catholic National Commission for Migration.  All those present...

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC strives towards a “Zero Carbon Foot Print’ era

Caritas Sri Lanka 21st February

Caritas Sri Lanka conscious of its responsibility of protecting the environment and taking its cue from the exhortations of Pope Francis as reiterated in the “Laudato si” to act more responsibly to safeguard the resources of mother earth and manage its resources in a sustainable manner, has over the years embarked on installing solar panels...

World Day of the Sick 2020 – coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19.

Caritas Sri Lanka 13th February

The flow of life is a mystery to everyone but God. Surrendering ourselves to His will allows us to navigate unspeakable, and seemingly endless pain. When God heals someone, He is accepting the suffering of Christ in place of our suffering (1 Peter 2:24) says “By his wounds you are healed. The above context was...

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