2023 May 17

Rev. Anton Williams Appointed as New Archdeacon of Kurunagala Diocese

Rev. Anton Williams has been appointed as the new Archdeacon, assuming a pivotal role in the leadership of the diocese. He succeeds Rev. George Melder, who held the position with utmost dedication and contributed significantly to the diocese during his tenure.

Rev. Anton Williams's responsibilities as Archdeacon will encompass a wide range of duties, including supporting and mentoring clergy, facilitating church administration, engaging with local communities as well as assisting the Bishop in various administrative matters.

The installation will take place on the 9th of June 2023 at 03:00 PM within the sacred walls of the Cathedral Church of Christ the King at Kurunegala, with an atmosphere filled with reverence and anticipation among the congregation. Distinguished guests, clergy members, and parishioners will gather to witness this significant milestone in the Diocese's leadership. During the upcoming installation ceremony, the Rt. Rev. Nishantha Fernando, the Bishop of the diocese, is expected to bestow his blessings upon Rev. Anton Williams, affirming his qualifications and abilities to fulfill the responsibilities of an Archdeacon.

As Rev. Anton Williams embarks on this new chapter of his spiritual journey, the Diocese of Kurunagala looks forward to the transformative leadership, wisdom, and inspiration he will bring to his role as Archdeacon.

දියෝකීසියේ ප්‍රධාන භූමිකාවක් භාර ගනිමින් නව අනුනායක පදවියට ගරු ඇන්ටන් විලියම්ස් පියතුමා පත් වී ඇත. ඔහුගේ ධූර කාලය තුළ අනුනායක පදවියට දායකත්වයක් ලබා දුන්, උපරිම කැපවීමෙන් එම තනතුර දැරූ ගරු ජෝර්ජ් මෙල්ඩර් පියතුමා ගෙන් පසුව ඔහු මෙම තනතුරට පත් වේ.

ගරු. ඇන්ටන් විලියම්ස් පියතුමා අනුනායක ලෙස ආශිර්වාද කිරීමේ විශේෂ පූජාව 2023 ජූනි 09 වෙනි දින හවස 03:00 ට කුරුණෑගල ක්‍රිස්තු රජිඳු දෙව්මැදුරේදී පැවැත්වේ.