Fr. Cyril Joseph

We deeply regret to announce the death of Rev Fr. W D Cyril Joseph  

His Mortal remains will lie in state at the Archbishop’s House till 6.00 p.m. 13th November and thereafter transferred to St. Mary’s Church, Niripola, Hanwella. Requiem Mass will be held on Thursday the 14th November at 2.30 p.m. followed by burial at the Church Cemetery. 

Rev Fr. Cyril Joseph was born on 3rd September 1938 and was ordained on 21st December 196

He served the mission of the Lord as:

April 1965  Assistant Parish Priest 
February 1967 Parish Priest Uswetakeiyawa
June 1970 Parish Priest Kamaragoda
April 1972 Parish Priest Enderamulla
September 1972 Assistant Hawarden Seminary, Haputale
January 1977        Bursar St. Aloysius Seminary, Colombo 8
September 1984 Bursar St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10
August 1986 Rector Hawarden Seminary, Haputale
September 1987 Parish Priest Kepungoda
August 1988 Rector St. Aloysius Seminary
August 1992 Parish Priest Periyamulla
September 1993 Director Daham Sevana, Kalutara
October 1997 Rector St. John Mary Vianney Seminary
October 1998 Director   Daham Sevana, Kalutara
October 1999 Assistant Parish Priest 
October 2000 National Seminary - Philosophate
December 2017   Retired  Evening Star

“For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.”

[ Rom. 14 : 7-8 ]