The Fortieth Anniversary celebration of St. Joseph Vaz Theological Centre which is affiliated with the Urubaniana university of Rome was celebrated under the patronage of Most Rev. Dr Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo and His Excellency Most Rev. Dr Brian Udaigwe at the Auditorium of the Bishop's House. The event was attended by Most Rev. Dr Harold Anthony, the Bishop of Kurunagala, Auxiliary Bishops of Colombo, former rectors of the Theological Centre and students of the Theological Centre. This was organised by Rev. Fr. Sheron Dias, the Rector of the Theological Centre.