Congregations

BENEDICTINE SISTERS OF OUR LADY OF GRACE AND COMPASSION

64. MELVILLE


(COLOMBO ARCHDIOCESE -LATIN RITE)

56, St. Peter’s Road
Moratuwella, Moratuwa, Srilanka
Ph : 0094-11 2658606

Founded in 1972.

It was in a small way that the congregation made its foundation in Srilanka in 1972, one of the sisters returning from England, open the home for the elderly in a rented accommodation. Soon this enterprises grow as many aspirants joined her. It was truly providential that the community was given the old Melville Mention which has now become a loving home for the elderly of all religions and races.

Generalate :
Grace and compassion convent
57, Surrenden Road, Brighton
England

Sr. M. Heloise de Silva
Superior, Appointed October 1994
Prioress Appointed 18.11.2009

Finally Professed Sisters-11, Simple Professed Sisters-2

LOCATION AND ROUTES

Location :

In Moratuwa, approximately 40 km from Colombo.

By Car :

From Colombo take the Galle road to Moratuwa the convent is situated 300 Meters from St. Sebastian’s Church. The old Galle Road (Korelawella or St. Peter’s Road).

By Bus :

From Colombo Fort bus stand take a bus to Moratuwa and from there another bus that goes Via Koralla Villa road to Panedura or Modera. It’s about four stops (300 Meters).

By Rail :

From Colobbo Central (Fort) Railway station, take a train to Galle/Marther/ Penatura and get off at Moratuwa follow direction “By Bus”.

By Air :

From Katunayke Airport, go to Colombo Fort Bus stand and follow direction “By Bus”.


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