HISTORY

The Parish Priests of St. Anthony’s Church, Colpetty

  • Rev. Fr. C.V. Croos – 1945
  • Rev. Fr. Basil Weeratunga – former Rector, St. Peter’s Co
  • Rev. Fr. Felix
  • Rev. Fr. Desmond Fernando – Now granted dispensation of his vows.
  • Rev. Fr. Theodore Peiris – former Rector, Holy Cross College, Kalutara.
  • Rev. Fr. George Perera
  • Rev. Fr. Stanley Fernandopulle
  • Rt. Rev. Monsignor Manik Muttucumaru
  • Rev. Fr. Mellawa
  • Rev. Fr. Mahesh Ganemulla
  • Rev. Fr. Kinglsey Jayamanne – former Rector, Seminary, Borella.
  • Rev. Fr. Stanley Abeysekara – former Rector, St. Joseph’s College.
  • Rev. Fr. Quintus Fernando
  • Rev. Fr. Manokumaran Nagaratnam - Present Parish Priest

 

Constructions in Church

  • Wings -  Fr. C.V. Croos
  • Parish Hall (now non-existent) - Fr. Basil Weeratunga     
  • Verandahs on sides of the main church - Fr. Mellawa
  • Blessed Sacrament Chapel - Fr. Mahesh Ganemulla
  • Grotto - Fr. Stanley Abeysekara
  • Samaja Sarana Centre- Fr. Stanley Abeysekara
  • Belfry - Fr. Stanley Abeysekara
  • Refurbishing of Sanctuary with new floor and carved wooden railings. Divine Mercy carved wooden Altar and cupboards behind Main Altar. Carved wooden plaque of 'Holy Spirit' behind Baptismal Font. Carved wooden Lectern (Ambo), and Conducting Lectern - Fr. Quintus Fernando.