The 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.