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List of Religious Congregations

THE CONFERENCE OF MAJOR RELIGIOUS SUPERIORS OF SRI LANKA

Apostolic Congregations of Sisters Total
Holy Family of Bordeaux (Colombo Province) 285
Holy Family of Bordeaux (Jaffna Province) 255
Religious of the Good Shepherd 410
Franciscan Missionaries of Mary 144
Little Sisters of the Poor   21
Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary   148
Sisters of the Holy Angels  Began in Sri Lanka 170
Apostolic Carmel Sisters 265
Sisters Of Our Lady Of Perpetual Help   59
Sisters of the Holy Cross of Menzigen 114
Sisters of Providence   53
Daughters of Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart    26
Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod    51
Sisters of the Blessed Virgin of Cremona   45
Sisters of the Divine Saviour   66
Dominican Sisters of Malta   14
Dominican Sisters of the Philippines   34
Sisters of Grace and Compassion   27
Missionaries of Charity   58
Franciscan Minim Sisters    12
Daughters of Providence for the Deaf and Dumb    12
Oblate Sisters of the Blessed Virgin of Fatima    08
Somascan Missionary Sisters    09
Sisters of the Holy Eucharist   11
Daughters of St. Camillus   04
Congregation of the Immaculate Conception   07
Claretian Missionary Sisters   04
Daughters of Mary Help of Christians   09
 TOTAL 2321
Contemplative Monastic Congregations  
Order of the Discalced Carmelites 3 Autonomous Monasteries  
Corpus Christi Carmel Mattakuliya, Colombo 18
St. Joseph’s Carmel Katugastota, Kandy 17
Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Galle 11
Rosarian Sisters 90
Poor Clare Collettines 31
Benedictines Nuns of Mater Unitas 13
Good Shepherd Contemplatives 13
Holy Family Contemplatives 15
TOTAL 208
Clerical Congregations Total
Society of Jesus SJ 93
Sylvestro Benedictines OSB 45
Oblates of Mary Immaculate Colombo Province OMI 167
Oblates of Mary Immaculate Jaffna Province OMI 73
Franciscans Third Order Regular TOR 62
Rosarian Monks CR 35
Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer CSsR 14
Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament SSS 38
Don Bosco Salesians SDB 65
Institute Voluntas Dei IVDei 11
Claretian Missionaries CMF 38
Clerics Regular of Somasca CRS 09
Order of Preachers (Dominicans) OP 06
Order of Capuchin Friars Minor  OFM Cap 12
Order of Friars Minor OFM 13
Conventual Franciscans OFM conv. 05
Salvatorian Fathers  SDS 04
TOTAL 690
Congregations of Religious Brothers  
Brothers of Christian Schools De La Salle Bothers FSC 60
Marist Brothers FMS 63
Missionary Brothers of St. Francis of Assisi CMSF 24
Brothers of Charity  FC 19
TOTAL 166

Total Number of Religious in Sri Lanka = 3385

CONGREGATIONS OF MEN RELIGIOUS

Clerical Institutes


1.    Society of Jesus
Father Jeyaraj Rasiah SJ  Provincial Superior.
The Provincialate, St. Xavier's Institute, Akkara Panaha, Negombo 11500
Tel / Fax 031 222 50 27 / 077 787 42 42  Email sriprovincial@gmail.com

2.    Silvestro Benedictines
Father Leonard Ranasinghe OSB Conventual Prior
Monte Fano, Ampitiya  Kandy
Tel 0812  223 684 Fax 0812 235 132 Email l_r_lr@yahoo.com

3.    Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Colombo Province)
Father. Rohan Silva OMI Provincial Superior
De Mazenod House, 40, Farm Road, Colombo 15
Tel   011 252 11 80 / 011 252 77 61 Fax 011 252 15 83 rsilva@sltnet.lk

4.    Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Jaffna Province)
Father .M. Paul Nadchethiram OMI  Provincial. Superior
Provincial Office 657/1 Hospital Road, Jaffna
Tel 021 222 27 21 / 021 222 80 86  Email paul_omi@hotmail.com
Oblate Fathers 22, Gunesekera Lane Colombo 8 Tel: 011 268 26 80

5.    Third Order Regular Franciscans
Father Mark Fernando TOR Provincial Superior
TOR Provincialate, Bolawalana, Negombo
Tel 031 222 043 86Fax:  031 222 07 22
Mobile 077 390 89 92  Email: mfernandotor@gmail.com

6.    Congregation of the Rosarians
Father Don Bosco CR Regional Superior, ,
Regional House, Arul Ashram 5 Temple Road Jaffna
Tel 0212223351/ 077 613 15 93 Email  donboscocr@sltnet.lk


7.    Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer /Redemptorists
Father Shiran Fonseka CSsR Regional Superior
St Theresa’s Church 364, Thimbirigasyaya Road Colombo 5
Tel 011 562 38 69 / 071 535 19 43 Email antonsfonseka@hotmail.com

8.    Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament 
Father Sunil Rupasinghe SSS Provincial Superior
157, Olcott Mawatha Colombo 11
Tel: 011 242 13 67 Email srupasinghe2001@hotmail.com

9.    Salesians Of Don Bosco 
Father Nihal Liyanage SDB Provincial Superior
No. 66.Dungalpitiya, Thalahena,11504 Negombo
Tel 011 536 25 59 ,  011 536 80 82  Fax 011 537 85 61
Email sdbdel@slt.lk / nihal2016@yahoo.com

10.    Institute Voluntas Dei
    Fr. Antony Sahayanathan I.V.Dei District Director
No: 534 East Bound, Meekanuwa, Ampitiya, Kandy
Tel: 0813 80 2166; 0772 96 22 42; Fax: 0812 21 9533 
Email ivdsrilanka@yahoo.com

11.    Claretian Missionaries
Father T.L. Rohan Dominic, CMF, Regional Superior
St. Claret Seminary, 90, Baseline Road, Kattuwa-Negombo
Tel:  031 223 14 55 Email tlrdcmf@gmail.com

12.    Order of Friars Minor
Father Bienvenido Q Baisas OFM President
Our Lady of Angels Friary, 284, Pahalawela Road, Talangama South Battaramulla
Tel:011 288 57 40 Email  bbaisas@yahoo.com

13.    Order of Capuchin Friars
Father Norbert D’Souza OFM CAP Superior
42, Silversand Road, Pallansena South, Kochchikade, Negambo
Tel: 031 227 34 79 Email norbertdsouza@rediffmail.com

14.    Conventual Franciscans
Father Albert Pulliyadan OFM Conv. Superior
St. Francis Friary502, Dalupotha.Negombo
    Tel: 031 223 81 33 Email: albertpulliyadan@hotmail.com

15.    Clerics Regular of Somasca / Somascan Fathers
Father Pierlugi Vajra CRS Regional Delegate
St. Joseph’s Boys Home,332/1 George E de Silva Mawatha Kandy
Tel: 081 221 60 39 Email  pierluigi@somaschi.org

16.    Order of Preachers (Dominicans )
Father Napoleon Sipalay, OP. Superior
St Dominic’s House 452, Meekanuwa Junction Ampitiya Kandy
Tel:  081 221 95 58 Email  napsipalay@yahoo.com




17.    Salvatorian Fathers
        Father. Philip Pukkuragil SDS
    Salvatorian Fathers
    c/o Bishop’s House
    Chilaw Email: philpsds@rediffmail.com



Non Clerical Institutes

18.    De La Salle Brothers (Brothers Of Christian Schools)
Brother Denzil Perera  FSC Brother Visitor
130, De La Salle Street, Colombo15
Tel: 011 2 2 71 35/ 0112 52.39.88  Fax: 0112 52 24 42 Email:denzilp@hotmail.com

19.    Marist Brothers Of the Schools
Brother Shanthi Liyanage FMS Provincial Superior
Marcellin Nivasa, Mirigama Road, Negombo
Tel: 0312 23 70 11/ 0312 23 81 30  Fax: 0312 23 71 94 Email:marist@sltnet.lk

20.    Franciscan Missionary Brothers 
Brother Thobias Sebastiampillai CMSF Provincial Superior
194/A1 Convent Road Ekala Ja- Ela Tel: 011 2230555 / 2241670
Email: thobias06@yahoo com / ihmpcmsf@hotmail.com

21.    Brothers Of Charity
Brother  Linus Packianathar FC Provincial Superior
565 Gohagoda Road Katugastota.
Tel:  0812 49 22 38 / 0814 92 48 37 Fax: 0812 49 22 39 Email: linusfc@gmail.com



CONGREGATIONS OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS IN SRI LANKA

1.    Holy Family of Bordeaux (Colombo Province)
Sister Francisca Perera HF Provincial Superior
90/1 Rosmead Place Colombo 7
Tel: 011 / 269 42 65   Fax 011 26 734 64  Email francisca_perera@yahoo.com

2.    Holy Family of Bordeaux (Jaffna Province)
Sister Yolande Mathias HF Provincial Superior
Provincialate 121 Main Street Jaffna
33, Muhandiram Lane, Dehiwela
Tel:011 / 271 41 16      Fax 011 273 26 41Email   yolandemathias@gmail.com

3.    Apostolic Good Shepherd Sisters
Sister Rohini Mendis RGS Provincial Superior
Good Shepherd Convent, Nayakakanda, Wattala
Tel:011/ 293 25 75 Fax:011 293 02 55 Email  slgsprov@sltnet.lk

4.    Franciscan Missionaries of Mary
Sister Rose Fernando FMM Provincial Superior
86/1 D.S. Senannayake Mawatha, Colombo 8
Tel: 011 269 17 30  Fax: 011 2691 730 Email: province@sltnet.lk

5.    Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary
Sister Deepthika de Silva SCJM Provincial .Superior
15, Don Carolis Road, Colombo 5
Tel: 011 258 49 67 / 0112554816    Fax: 011 250 51 60 Email: deepthiscjm@gmail.com

6.    Little Sisters of the Poor
Sister Rose de Lima LSP Regional Superior
St Mary’s Home for Elders 204  T.B.Jaya Mawatha, Colombo 10
Tel: 011/ 269 38 78 Email:  lspms@sltnet.lk

7.    Sisters of the Holy Angels
Sister Mary Raymond Wijayasuriya HA Superior General
Suduthanila, Convent Road Nagoda, Kalutara
Tel: / Fax  034 222 68 33 / 0776322241 Email:  angels@sltnet.lk

8.    Apostolic Carmel Sisters
Sister Carmella AC Provincial Superior
Provincial House,88 Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 10
Tel 011 266 79  83   Fax  011 269 50 45 Email:acphsrilanka@sltnet.lk / siscarmella@gmail.com

9.    Sisters of Perpetual Help
Sister Malathie Dassanayake PH Superior General
Perpetual Help Convent, Periyamulla, Negombo
Tel: 031 3710151 Fax: 031 223 53 02  Email:perpetua@slt.lk

10.    Sisters of the Holy Cross  of Menzigen
Sr. Immaculate Joseph. HC Provincial Superior
Holy Cross Provincialate, 10, Janapada Mawatha, Daluwakotuwa, Kochchikade.
Tel: 031 2274560 Fax:  0312274561 Email:  slholycross@yahoo.com

11.    Sisters of Providence
Sister Loretta Arumugam SP Regional Superior
Providence Regionalate, Tewatte, Ragama
Tel: 0112 958 270 / 0112 95 37 66     Fax: 011 295 37 66  Email loretapro_26@yohaoo .com

12.    Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart
Sister Maris Stella Fernando DOLSH Provincial Delegate
St. Joseph’s Home for Elders, Lansigama, Katuneriya Tel: 031 225 53 90
Email: st.josephhome@yahoo.com

13.    Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod
Sister Peuma Peiris  SCC Provincial Superior
Provincialate, Penideniya, Peradeniya Tel: 081 238 81 14   Email: sisocross@gmail.com

14.    Sisters of the Blessed Virgin of Cremona
Sister Pushpa Anthony SBV Provincial Superior
171, Welihena Road, Kochchikade
Tel:  031 227 52 33   Fax:  031 227 52 33 Email: sbvirginp@hotmail.com

15.    Sisters of the Divine Saviour
Sister Dulcie Fernando SDS Provincial Superior (Salvatorian Sisters)
The Provincialate Divine Saviour Convent, Negombo Road, Bamunawala
Tel: / Fax 037 2222516  Mobile:  077 2515808 
Email sdsslprovince@sltnet.lk     /dulciefdo55@hotmail.com


16.    Dominican Sisters of Malta
Sister. Sirima Opanayake OP Regional Superior
Dominican Sisters Nazareth Convent,
160 Minuwangoda Road Bolawalana Negombo
031 222 86 28  Email opanayakads@yahoo.com

17.    Dominican Sisters of Philippines
Sister. Priyantha Fernando OP (Regional. Superior)
Regional House Dominican Sisters Pannipitiya
011 2841838 / 011 4303976 Email ckcpannipitiya@yahoo.com

18.    Benedictine Sisters of Grace and Compassion
Sister Heloise de Silva OSB - Prioress
“Melville”, 56, St. Peter’s Road, Moratuwella, Moratuwa
Tel: 011 265 86 06 Email heloise1@sltnet.lk

19.    Missionaries of Charity, (Sisters of Mother Teresa)
Sister Johannes MC Regional Superior
Shanthi Nivasa, 188, St. John’s Way Colombo 15
Tel:011 252 24 43

20.    Franciscan Minim Sisters of the Sacred Heart
Sister Jacintha Wickramarchchi MSH
1/13 Tudella Jaela
011 2232403 Email minimsisters@sltnet.lk

21.    Daughters of Providence for the Deaf and Dumb
Sister Tania Perera DPDD
Palangature Kochchikade
Tel: 031 2277880 Email sr.taniaperera@yahoo.com

22.    Somascan Missionary Sisters
Sister Marissa Cuizon
Kimbulapitiya Negombo
Tel: / Fax0312223050 Email: marissa_cuizon@yahoo.com

23.    Daughters of St. Camillus
Sister Elisa Kallakath
46 / 5 A Puwakwatha Road ,Nayakakanda, Hendala Wattala
Tel: 011 293 25 58 Email: vannini42@yahoo.com

24.    Claretian Missionary Sisters
Sister Amilbia Penagos Martinez RMI
Claretian Missionary Sisters, 32 Wijayaba Mawatte, Nawala Road, Nugegoda
Tel: 011 285 36 66 / 077 440 47  Email amilbrapenagos@gmail.com

25.    Daughters of Mary Help Of Christians (Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco)
Sister Nirmala M. Samy
P2 Bosco Pura Don Bosco Mawatha Negambo
060 261 98 98 / 072 601 4467nirmala.msamy@gmail.com

26.    Oblate Sisters of the of the Virgin Mary Of Fatima
Sister Shirani Rodrigo OMVF
141, Jayanthi Mawatha Koralawella Moratuwa 
Tel: 011 2659270 omvfkoralawella@libero.it

27.    Congregation of the Immaculate Conception
Sister Anthony Xavier CIC Convent
Hospital Road Sinnakadai Mannar Tel: 023 22 50 686

28.    Sisters of the Holy Eucharist
Sister Anthonila
Mother Leticia Mission Kandy Road Walapane
Tel:0522279213



CONTEMPLATIVE CONGREGATIONS OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS

1.    Order of the Discalced Carmelites
    Three Autonomous Monasteries

i Corpus Christi Carmel Prioress
Mother Mary of the Holy Face OCD Mother Prioress
41, Farm Road Colombo 15 � 011 252 0006

ii St. Joseph’s Carmel
Mother Angeline of the Holy Family OCD Mother Prioress
49, Weerakoon Mawatha Kandy
Tel: 081 221 2890 Email: sjcarmel@sltnet.lk

iii Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Mother Marie Helen OCD Mother Prioress
Kalegana Galle  Tel: 091 224 7809

2.    Poor Clare Collettines
      Mother Marie Jeanne Mother Abbess
    Poor Clare Collettine Monastery Tewatte Ragama Tel: 011 295 8200
    
3.    Rosarian Sisters of Sri Lanka
Sister Mary John Baptist Superior General
Rosarian Generalate 35/36 Duwana Kochchikade

4.    Holy Family Contemplatives
Sister Lorenza Ponanwila HF
Holy Family Contemplatives Nagoda, Kandana Tel: 011 223 6909
    Email: hfnagoda@sltnet.lk

5.    Benedictines Nuns of Mater Unitas
Sister Mary Sylvester Jayakody OSB
St. Helen’s Monastery Helen Mawatha Wennapuwa
Tel: 031 2255467 helicon@sltnet.lk

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