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List of Religious congregations

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
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  Dexter Gray SJ   Provincial Superior

St.  Xavier’s  Institute, Akkara Panaha, Negombo 11500

Tel:  031 3718271/ 0777874242 provincialsj@sltnet.lk,

 

  1. Sylvestro Benedictines

Father  Shamindra Jayawardena  OSB  Conventual Prior

Monte Fano, Ampitiya, Kandy

Tel:General 081 2223684 Direct 0812219858 Fax0812235/0714476325

shamiosb@yahoo.co.uk  priormajor@gmail.com

 

  1. Missionary  Oblates  of  Mary  Immaculate (Colombo  Province)

Father Rohan Silva OMI Provincial Superior

De Mazenod  House, 40, Farm Road, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15

Tel: 252 1180 Fax 011 2521583/  – 714250276 jrohansilva@gmail.com

 

  1. Missionary  Oblates  of  Mary  Immaculate (Jaffna Province)

Father  Edwin Vasantharajah OMI  021 222 27 21

Provincia Superior: 0094 21 222 8086  Email: edwin65omi@yahoo.

Oblate Fathers 22, Gunasekera  Lane Colombo 8 Tel:011 268 2680

 

  1. Third Order  Regular Franciscans

Father  Eric Madurawala  TOR   – Minister Provincial

TOR  Provincialate, Bolawalana, Negombo

Tel: 031 2224386  Fax 031 2220722 /  077 1705869 ericmadurawala@yahoo.com

 

  1. Congregation of  the  Rosarians

Father  Francis  Jeyam  CR  Regional Superior

St. Joseph Ashram, Rosarian Generalate, Usan Mirusuvil

Tel: 0779152015/0217200861  sfjeyam@yahoo.com

 

  1. Congregation  of the  Most  Holy  Redeemer

Father  Shiran Fonseka  CSsR Regional Superior

St. Theresa’s  Church,364 Thimbirigasyaya Road Colombo 5

Tel: 011 5623898 / 071 605 3130  reg.cssr.lk@gmail.com

 

  1. Congregation of  the  Blessed  Sacrament

Fr. Dilan Fernando SSS Provincial Superior

157, Olcott Mawatha, Colombo 11 Tel: 011 2421367 /  077 7840868 frdilansss@gmail.com

 

  1. Salesians of  Don  Bosco

Father  Joseph  Almeida  SDB  Provincial Superior

Don Bosco Provincial  House

No. 66 Dungalapitiya, Thalahena, 11504 Negombo

Tel: 011 5362559 Fax 011 5378561 / 0766757853 sdbel@slt.lk, jalmeidasdb@gmail.com

 

  1. Institute Voluntas Dei

Father  Alan  Eustace IVDei  District Director

Voluntas Dei Institute, Finance Watta, Thoppuwa, Kochchikade

Tel:031 2273010/ 0772383482 ivdsrilanka@yahoo.com

 

  1. Claretian Missionaries

Father  Rex Constantine  CMF Delegation Superior

St. Claret Seminary90Baseline Rd, Kattuwa Negombo T: 031 2231455 /0772061991 singrcon@yahoo.com

 

  1. Order  of  Friars  Minor

Father  Hippolitus Vino Dharshan  Benedict OFM  Foundation President

Our Lady of the Angels Friary 284, Pahalawela Road

Thalangama  South , Battaramulla

Tel: 011 2785988,  011 2785740 /   0778391253

ofm.lanka@gmail.com   benofm@yahoo.com

 

  1. Order of  Capuchin  Friars

Father  Arul Kumar OFM CAP Superior

Padre Pio  Nivasa, 50 Silversand Road, Pallansena  South, Kochchikade,Negombo

Tel: 031 227 34 79 capuchins.lanka@gmail.com

 

  1. Conventual Franciscans

Father  Ferdinand  Melappily  OFM Conv. Mission Delegate

Padre Pio  Shrine Sethsirigama, Athurugiriya  Tel: 0757449874  ferdimm@yahoo.com

 

  1. Clerics Regular of Somasca / Somascan Fathers

Father  Madanu  Vijaya  Prabhakar CRS – Provincial Delegate

St. Joseph’s Boys’  Home,332/1 George de Silva Mawatha Kandy

Tel: 081 2216039 /0767968901  madanuprabhakarcrs@gmail.com

 

  1. Order of  Preachers (Dominicans)

Father  Jaime Alamillo OP  Superior

St.Dominic’s HouseV.C.74/10 Ketawala,Leula,Kandy T:0812406270/0768944536 jm_alamillo@yahoo.com

 

17.  Society  of  the  Divine  Saviour

Father  Michael  Prabu  SDS  Superior

Salvatorian  Fathers  187/6 Perani Mawatha, Maikkulama, Colombo Rd, Chilaw

Tel:  0322220019  prabu.sds@gmail.com

 

  1. Cistercian Fathers

Father  Sylvester  Perera Ocist  Superior

197/7 Behind New Guest Hotel, Payagala, North Payagala Tel: 0773447394  frsilveter76@gmail.com

 

  1. Carmelite Fathers

Father  Peter  Soosai Raj OCD  Superior

“Avila”  485/D1 , Kospalana, Polpiti Mukalana, Kandana  Tel: 0770350782 fr.psrajaocd@ymail.com

 

Non Clerical Institutes

  1. De La Salle Brothers (Brothers of Christian Schools)

Brother  Christy  Croos FSC  Provincial Visitor

130,  De La Salle Street, Colombo 15

Tel: 011 2527135 (Dir)011 2523988 Fax 011 2522442/ 0769165200  brocroos@gmail.com

 

  1. Marist  Brothers of the Schools

Brother  Mervyn Perera FMS  Provincial Superior

Marcellin  Niwasa, Mirigama Road, Negombo

Tel: 0312 237011 /0718404443  Fax 0312 237194  mervynfms@gmail.com/ lankafms@gmail.com

 

  1. Franciscan Missionary  Brothers

Brother  Jeremy Christy Tissera CMSF  Provincial Superior

194/A1  Convent Road, Ekala Ja-Ela    Tel: 011 2230555/ 2241670 / 0714046333 wtissera@hotmail.com

 

  1. Brothers of  Charity

Brother  Gary Echane FC Provincial Superior

Nisansala, Tudella, Ja-Ela

Tel: 011 2237360 / 0774324010  charitygapa@yahoo.com.ph

 

 Apostolic Congregations of Women Religious

  1. Holy Family  of  Bordeaux (Colombo Province)

Sister  Jesmin Fernando  HF   Provincial  Superior

90/1  Rosmead  Place Colombo 7

Tel: 011 2694265 Fax 011 2673464 / 0770527699  jesmifernando@gmail.com

 

  1. Holy Family  of  Bordeaux (Jaffna Province)

Sister  Christa  Mariathas HF  Provincial Superior

Provincialate 121 Main Street Jaffna

Holy  Family Sisters No. 6/A, Mudaliyar  Avenue, Kohuwala

Tel: 011 2714116 / 0778173465  Fax 011 2732641 cmariathas@gmail.com

 

  1. Good Shepherd  Sisters

Sister  Francine Muthugala RGS  Provincial  Superior

Good  Shepherd  Convent, Nayakakanda, Wattala

Tel: 011 2932575/ 071 8051888  Fax 011 2930255  slgsprov@sltnet.lk

 

  1. Franciscan Missionaries  of  Mary

Sister  Antoinette Gomez FMM  Provincial  Superior

86/1 D.S. Senanayake  Mawatha  Colombo 8

Tel: 011 269 17 30 Fax 011 2691730 province@sltnet.lk, provsec@sltnet.lk

 

  1. Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary

Sister  Deepthika Silva  SCJM  Provincial  Superior

15, Don Carolis Road, Colombo 5

Tel: 011 25884967/ 011 2554816 Fax 011 2505160/  0775060721

scjm.provincialate@gmail.com

 

  1. Little Sisters  of  the  Poor

Sister  Rose de Lima lsp.  Regional  Superior

St. Mary’s Home for Elderly

204 T.B. Jaya Mawatha, Colombo 10

Tel: 011 2693878 Fax 011 2691779  lspmscolombo@sltnet.lk

 

  1. Sisters of  the  Holy  Angels

Sister  Assumpta  Perera  HA  Superior General

Suduthanila,  Convent Road,  Nagoda,  Kalutara

Tel:  0776677290  Fax 034 2226833   angelsr@sltnet.lk

 

  1. Apostolic Carmel  Sisters

Sister  Mary  Rubika  AC  Provincial  Superior

Provincial  House, 88 Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 10

Tel: 011 2667983/0714524855 acphsrilanka@gmail.com/ maryrubika@gmail.com

  1. Sisters of  Perpetual  Help

Sister  Malathie  Dassanayakae PH  Superior  General

Perpetual  Help Convent, Periyamulla, Negombo

Tel: 031 3710151 / 0774318498  Fax 031  2235302  perpetua@slt.lk

 

  1. Sisters of the Holy Cross of Menzigen

Sister  Clare Swany  HC  Provincial  Superior

Holy Cross  Provincialate, 10, Janapada Mawatha,

Daluwakotuwa, Kochchikade

Tel: 031 2274560 Fax 031 2277774561 /  0779058159

holycrossmensl@gmail.com   elizaclaresw@yahoo.com

 

  1. Sisters of Providence

Sister  Merlyn  Fernando SP  Regional  Superior

Providence Regionalate, Tewatte, Ragama

Tel: 011 2958270 Fax 011 2953766 / 0719585452  tmerlynfdo@gmail.com

 

  1. 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 2255390 / 0779011158 st.josephhome@yahoo.com

 

  1. Sisters of the Cross of  Chavanod

Sister  Peuma  Peiris  SCC  Provincial  Superior

Provincialate,  Penideniya, Peradeniya  Tel:  081 2388114  socross.lanka@gmail.com

 

  1. Sisters of the Blessed Virgin of Cremona

Sister  Pushpa  Anthony SBV  Provincial  Superior

171, Welihena  Road,  Kochchikade

Tel: 031 2275233  Fax 031 2275233  sbvirginp@hotmail.com

 

  1. Sisters of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorian Sisters)

Sister  Rani  Fernando  SDS  Provincial  Superior

“Divine Saviour Convent” ,174 Negombo Road,

Bamunawala, Kurunegala  Tel: Fax  037 2222516    mobile 0779031439   fernandorani@yahoo.com

 

  1. Dominican Sisters  of  Malta

Sister  Sirima Opanayake OP Regional  Superior

Dominican Sisters Nazareth Convent 160, Minuwangoda Road,

Bolawalana, Negombo  Tel: 031  2228628 / 0773075551  opanayakads@yahoo.com

 

  1. Dominican Sisters  of the Philippines

Sister  Calistra Siyambalapitiya  OP  Regional  Superior

Regional House,Dominican Srs, Pannipitiya Tel:0718110899 sdscalistra@yahoo.com

  1. Benedictine Sisters  of  Grace and  Compassion

Sister  Heloise de Silva OSB  Prioress

“Melville”, 56, St. Peter’s Road, Moratuwella, Moratuwa

Tel: 011 2658606 / 0776965309  heloise1@sltnet.lk

 

  1. Missionaries of  Charity

Sister  Johannes MC Regional  Superior

Shanthi  Niwasa,   188, St. John’s Way, Colombo 15   Tel:  011 2522443

 

  1. Franciscan Minim  Sisters of the Sacred  Heart

Sister  Jacintha  Wickremarachchi MSH  Superior

1/13  Tudella, Ja-Ela  Tel: 011 2232403 minimsisters@sltnet.lk

 

  1. Daughters of Providence for the Deaf and Dumb

Sister  Nirmala Jayakody  DPDD   Superior

Palangature, Kochchikade    Tel: 031 2277880/0779552322 nirmala.jayakody@yahoo.com

 

  1. Somascan Missionary  Sisters

Sister  Merriddy  Fetalvero  MS  Superior

Jardin de Maria Girls Center, Pattagamawate,

Kimbulapitiya, Negombo

Tel: 031 3613125 Fax 031 3613125/  0711952798  merriddy@yahoo.it

 

  1. Daughters of  St. Camillus

Sister  Grace  Karukapallil  DSC  Superior

46/5A Puwakwatta Road, Nayakakanda, Hendala, Wattala

Tel:  011 2932558 /  0776671845 vannini42@yahoo.com

 

  1. Claretian Missionary  Sisters

Sister  Thushari  Wettasignhe RMI  Superior

Claretian Missionary Sisters,

43 2nd Lane, Koswatte, Nawala

Tel: 011 2054769 / 0774404744  rmi.srilanka @gmail.com

 

  1. Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco)

Sister  Maryann Fernando FMA   Superior

Auxilum Convent, 522/2 Welihena, Kochchikade, Negombo

Tel:  031 2277848/  0723823300  maryannfern@gmail.com

 

  1. Oblate Sisters of the Virgin Mary of  Fatima

Sister  Shirani  Rodrigo  OMVF  Superior

141, Jayanthi Mawatha, Koralawella, Moratuwa

Tel: 011 2659270  omvfkoralawella@gmail.com

 

  1. Congregation of the Immaculate Conception

Sister  Thainese  Mary CIC  Mission  Co-ordinator

St. Joseph’s  Religious Formation House, 83 Hospital  Road, Mannar 41000

Tel: 023 2250686  cicmissionsrilanka2004@gmail.com

 

  1. Sisters of the Holy Eucharist

Sister Veronica Joseph  DLE  Superior

Mother Leticia Mission, Kandy Road, Walapane

Tel: 052 2279213  sisteranthonila@alice.it

 

  1. Comboni Missionary  Sisters

Sister  Nelly  Kangogo  CMS  Superior

C/o  St. Patrick’s  Church, Talawakele

Tel: 052 2258354   combonisrilanka@gmail.com

 

  1. Sisters of St. Joseph of Lyon

Sister  Arockia  Josephine Mary SJL  Superior

Nochikulam, Uyilamkulam Post,  Mannar  Dist.

Tel:  0773727865       stjosephsrilanka@gmail.com  arockiajose2@gmail.com

 

  1. Capuchin Tertiary Sisters of the Holy Family

Sister  Luz  Maria  Buitrago TC  Superior

St. James Church, Madampella – Katana

Tel:   0770866967  luzmariaterciariacapuchina@Gmail.com