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Fr_TisssaBalasuriyaLet us pay homage to the great prophet of our time Fr. TissaBalasuriya. His contribution towards the poor and voiceless is great. May his soul Rest In Peace. May his legacy continue to inspire many young Religious. Thank you Ruki for this article. http://groundviews.org/2013/01/19/fr-tissa-balasuriya-a-loving-and-gentle-rebel

Rev. Fr. Alfred Alexander SSS, former Major Superior of the Blessed Sacrament Congregation and former President of CMRS (1991- 1993, 1993 – 1995) has been called to his Eternal Rest in Melbourne, Australia on 20th June 2011.

He died suddenly in the 50th year of religious profession and in the 44th year of priesthood.

Very Rev. Fr. Leonard Ranasinghe OSBThe Conventual Prior of the Benedictine Congregation in Sri Lanka Very Rev. Fr. Leonard Ranasinghe, OSB, was killed in an accident at Kalagedihena, Nittambuwa on April 21st 2013. The van in which they were travelling had collided head-on with a three-wheeler and three persons, including a child, who were in the three-wheeler also died. He was residing at Monte Fano, Ampitiya. He was made Conventual Prior of the Benedictine Congregation in Sri Lanka in 2007. The mortal remains of Very Rev. Fr. Leonard Ranasinghe OSB was kept at the Sacred Heart Church, Rajagiriya and then transferred to the Chapel at ‘Monte Fano’, Ampitiya. The funeral took place on 23rd April at 10.00am, at ‘Monte Fano’, Benedictine Fathers’ House, Ampitiya, Kandy.