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“Reflection on the Present Political situation”

As the National Catholic Commission for Justice, Peace and Human Development of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lana, a “Reflection on the Present Political situation” was held at Caritas Sri Lanka on the 15th of November 2018. The audience appreciated the presentations of the 3 speakers who gave an in depth analysis of the

GOLDEN JUBILEE OF CARITAS SRI LANKA – SEDEC The Church radiates God’s Love for all

The activities to commemorate the 50 years of service of Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC to the poor and the marginalized commenced in November 2017 to culminate by 29 November 2018 with the main event at the BMICH participated by religious dignitaries, diplomats, civic leaders, Caritas international partners, diocesan directors and staff.  Many national level

Mega Beach Clean-up Campaign

Mega Beach Clean-up Campaign organized by Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC in collaboration with ‘Seth Sarana’, Sunday Schools and Parish Youth Societies was a tremendous success Mega beach clean-up campaign carried out by Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC in collaboration with ‘Seth Sarana’, Sunday Schools and Parish Youth Societies under the theme of ‘God’s Love for  All’ on 30th

Vacancy – post of Accounts Assistant/Cashier

  CARITAS SRI LANKA – SEDEC     We are the social arm of the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka. We are urgently seeking an experienced and qualified individuals for the following position: Accounts Assistant/Cashier Educational Qualifications: G.C.E. Advance Level , with accounts and ability to converse in Tamil. (Preference for those who are interested in pursuing  a

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF SERVICE OF CARITAS SRI LANKA – SEDEC

The Church Empowers the Poor to be independent Considering the rapid changes that have taken place in the political, economic and social fabric of the country, the Church has been obliged to change its approach to address these issues over the last five decades. In this context the Church has had to take up issues

SEDEC’s Beach Clean-up Campaign: A Resounding Success

The pilot beach clean-up campaign carried out by Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC in collaboration with ‘Sethsarana’ under the theme of ‘God’s Love to All’ on 02nd September, 2018 at Poruthota went ahead well with the participation of over 100 environmental enthusiasts of all ages. The National Director of SEDEC, Rev. Fr. Mahendra Gunatilleke, Director of ‘Sethsarana’,

SEDEC RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM PRESIDENTIAL SECRETARIAT FOR ITS BEACH CLEANUP CAMPAIGN

Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC and Caritas Sethsarana received a tremendous boost for its beach cleanup campaign as Presidential Secretariat declared their fullest cooperation at a meeting held on 21st August, 2018. The meeting was chaired by the Assistant Secretary of the Presidential Secretariat, Mr. Rohan Abhayaratna. Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC was represented by its National Director, Rev.

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF SERVICE OF CARITAS SRI LANKA – SEDEC The Healing & Reconciliation Ministry of the Church

(Third Article…) The journey with Caritas over a period of three decades of thousands of people who were innocent victims of a meaningless war.  What these unfortunate people had lost was unimaginable – loss of lives, homes and livelihoods, further accompanied by injury and disability, trauma, multiple displacements, broken families, disruption of education of their