ST. BENEDICT'S COLLEGE FELICITATES HIS LORDSHIP BISHOP EMMANUEL FERNANDO

ST. BENEDICT'S COLLEGE FELICITATES 
HIS LORDSHIP BISHOP EMMANUEL FERNANDO

[ Fr. Sunil De Silva - 17.02.2012 ] 

 

St. Benedict's College, Colombo 13, welcome and felicitated His Lordship Bishop Emmanuel Fernando when he visited his Alma Mater on 17th February 2012. 

Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel Fernando was born on May 20, 1948 in Jaffna and later his parents and family members moved to Grandpass in 1951 and thereafter to Kotahena in 1955. When young Emmanuel attained school going age in 1953 he was enrolled as a student at St. Benedict’s College and was moulded under the guidance and tutelage of the De Salle Brothers.

Rev. Bro. Janaka Fonseka, Director & the Principal of St. Benedict's College, Rev. Brothers, the Academic Staff, Old boys, parents and students gathered to welcome Bishop Emmanuel and HisLordship presided at the Eucharistic celebration and thereafter the College felicitated him in a special function held in the College premises. 

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