The Church of Christ the Compassionate celebrated its annual church feast. Situated in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, the church is renowned for its unique structure, built on sturdy stones that have stood the test of time.
The feast day was graced by the presence of the Rt. Rev. Bishop Nishantha Fernando participated in the celebration and also blessed the confirmation of new members. The parishioners warmly welcomed the esteemed Bishop, considering his presence a matter of great pride and honour for the church.
To mark the special occasion, a traditional dance troupe and a small parade were organized, adding a touch of cultural grandeur to the festivities. As a symbol of growth and prosperity, Bishop Fernando planted a tree in the church's estate, signifying the church's commitment to environmental stewardship and nurturing spiritual growth.
The current priest-in-charge of the Church of Christ the Compassionate is Rev. Ranjana Laksri Karunaratne. Rev. Karunaratne's dedication to his congregation and his passion for serving the community have earned him great respect and admiration.
අනුරාධපුර මෛත්රී ක්රිස්තුස්වහන්සේ ගේ දේවස්ථානය එහි වාර්ශික මංගල්යය 2023 ජූනි 11 වන දින ගරු. නිශාන්ත ප්රනාන්දු බිශොප් තුමාගේ ප්රධානත්වයෙන් පවත්වන ලදි.