ASIA/SRI LANKA - Commitment and generosity: Pontifical Mission Society Holy Childhood marks 30 years activity in Sri Lanka

Thursday, 17 August 2017 pontifical mission societies   childhood   evangelization

Maradana (Agenzia Fides) – Some 1,500 participants under the slogan "I called you by name to be my disciple" recently celebrated 30 years in Sri Lanka of Pontifical Mission Society Holy Childhood activity. Celebrations were held on 29 June 2017 at St Joseph’s College in Maradana, among those present, Sri Lankan Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, archbishop of Colombo.
All agreed that Holy Childhood mission society has proved to be a token and tool of Jesus’ love. Participants at the event included former co-workers, national and diocesan Holy Childhood Directors as well as animators past and present. Passionate testimony was given by former Holy Childhood coordinators, one today a priest and the other a consecrated Sister. Also among those present, local Holy Childhood staff members. The event was organised by the staff of PMS National Office in Sri Lanka under the guidance of National PMS director, fr Basil Rohan Fernando.
(CE) (Agenzia Fides, 17/08/2017)