BENEDICTINE SISTERS OF OUR LADY OF GRACE AND COMPASSION
(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.
Grace and compassion convent
57, Surrenden Road, Brighton
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
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”.