+REQUIESCAT IN PACE+ With Sadness, But Deep Faith In The Lord’s Resurrection, We Announce The Death Of Rev. Fr. Milinda Gayan Fernando (Class Of 2021)

Rev. Fr.  Kurukulasuriya Mahapatabadige Milinda Gayan Fernando

Born on 10th February 1983 as the second child of Uswatta Liyanage Mabel Jaya Perera and late Kurukulasuriya Mahapatabadige Christy Nevil Ivan Fernando, Milinda Gayan Fernando is a parishioner of St. Joachim’s Church, Kala -Eliya. Having obtained primary education at Kalaeliya Primary School and secondary education at St. Sebastian's College, Kandana he entered St. Aloysius' Seminary, Borella, Colombo in 1998 for his priestly formation. In 2003, he entered Kalutara Daham Sevana Propaedeutic Seminary. He entered Ampitiya National Seminary in September 2004 and received further education in Philosophy and Theology. From 2007 to 2016 he served as a teacher. He served at St. Anthony’s Church, Kochchikade and St. Mary’s Church, Dehiwala during the Deaconate.



17th of April 2021 by His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith at National Basilica of Our Lady

of Lanka, Tewatta, Ragama.


06th, November 2021, at St. Lucia’s Cathedral, Kotahena

First Mass:

November 07, 2021, at St. Joachim’s Church, Kala-Eliya at 8:00 am

First Assignment:

Staff - St. Nicholas International School [Negombo Branch]

Rest in Peace:

January 31, 2022