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About Us

about us section
i About us

A Roman Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Colombo, the high point of our faith is the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. We believe that Christ is truly present in the Blessed Sacrament and patiently waits for us in the Tabernacle.

Our mission section
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As Children of God, we have been entrusted with a greater mission. Whatever maybe the circumstances, we are called: To worship God; To share God’s love; To spread His Good news.

Our community secction
i Our Community

Our parish community is diverse and multi-ethnic drawing in crowds from all walks of life united by the love for God and the need to serve Him with one heart and one mind. The Holy Masses are conducted in Sinhala, Tamil and English.

We Journey with Hope and Faith

Church History

Built and founded by the Dominican Fathers, St. Theresa’s Church began in a small way, a true reflection of the little ways of our patron saint St. Therese. Holy Mass was offered on Sundays in a small shed, and after [...]

The Murals

Four enormous murals created by Richard Don Gabriel, (one of Sri Lanka’s most talented pioneering artists of the 43 Group), crown this elegant place of worship. Completed in the early 1960s, the vibrancy of the work remains intact to this [...]

St. Thérèse

St. Thérèse has been a highly influential model of sanctity for Catholics and for others because of the “simplicity and practicality of her approach to the spiritual life”. St. Thérèse felt an early call to religious life, and overcoming various [...]

The Redemptorists

The Redemptorists are a worldwide missionary congregation of priests and brothers, dedicated to Christ the Redeemer who strive to imitate the virtues and examples of Jesus Christ, consecrating themselves especially to the preaching of the word of God to the [...]

Prayers and Novenas

PRAYER TO OUR MOTHER OF PERPETUAL HELP Mother of Perpetual Help, with the greatest confidence we kneel before you. We implore your help in the problems of our daily life. Trials and sorrows often depress us, reverses of fortune and [...]