IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON COMMENCING REGULAR SERVICES.

In view of the message below received from His Eminence, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, all week day masses commencing tomorrow morn 7 am , will be valid for the Sunday obligation.

Mass times for your easy reference .....

Please check the below COVID regulations when visiting the church.

  • All worshippers are requested to adhere to the COVID regulations when entering the church.
  • A face mask is mandatory.
  • Please maintain social distancing at all times.
  • Sanitize hand before entering the church.
  • A temperature check will be taken upon entering the church.

Regular Services at St. Mary's

Weekday Masses

  • Monday - 6:30 AM
  • Tuesday – 6.30 AM
  • Wednesday : 12:15 PM , 06:10 PM (Novena)
  • Thursday – 6:30 AM
  • Friday -12:15 PM , 06:10 PM (Novena)

Novenas

  • Wednesday – 6:10 pm Novena to the Holy Spirit followed by Holy Mass.
  • Friday – 06.30 Novena to Infant Jesus followed by Holy Mass.

Holy Hour

  • Every First Friday of the Month 05:30 – 6:30 Holy Hour followed by Holy Mass.

Weekend Masses Saturday

  • 07:00 AM (mass on 01 st Saturday will be held in the grotto, Subject to Weather conditions)
  • 06:15 Mass (Valid for Sunday Obligation)

Sunday

  • 07:00 AM
  • 08:30 AM
  • 10:30 AM
  • 12:00 NOON
  • 06:00 PM.

*7:00am Mass 1st Sunday (Sinhala), 3rd Sunday (Tamil). All Masses are in English except where noted.

*A Special Anniversary mass will be held every 04th Sunday at 10.30 am for couples celebrating their anniversaries during the month.

Parish Priest

Rev. Fr. Trevor Martin (from September 2020) Telephone +94 11 2588745 | Fax +94 11 2580264 | Email: frtrevorg1@gmail.com

About Us

St. Mary's Church

Rev Fr, Trevor Martin and the faithful welcome you to the Church of St. Mary. We are situated in the heart of Colombo in Colombo 04, and serving over 400 families as parishioners. We hope that your time in our Mother Church may be an opportunity to join in fellowship of our faith and joy in Jesus Christ. Please enjoy the beauty of our church dedicated to our Blessed Mother.

Announcements

  • SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION & SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION We welcome children who wish to receive the sacrament of holy communion and the sacrament of Confirmation.

Please give in your names to the vice principal of Sunday School, Mrs. Sharron Steinwall, without delay. Mobile : 0773593779

  • DISTRIBUTIONN OF DRY RATIONS With the current situation faced by one and all, a help line has been opened, to supply dry rations and other essentials for the parishioners and residents of the area, who need assistance. So far we have distributed 5,batches and we hope to continue this programme for the next few weeks as well. Any person who wishes to contribute to this worthy project, may use the options given below.

    • Account Number : *0390 1022 4935
    • Account Name : PARISH PRIEST, ST MARYS CHURCH BAMBALAPITIYA
    • Bank : Hatton National Bank
    • Branch : Bambalapitiya
    • Under Narration....please state your name and the word HELP
    • Example... A B C PERERA* . HELP

Thank you for your Kindness and generosity.

God bless...

Fr Trevor Martin.

  • DHARMACHARAYA EXAMS. 20 teachers have registered and are preparing to sit the Dharmacharaya Exams which will be held in October this year. 2 will be sitting for the final exam, dharmacharaya 3 , while 18 will sit the initial exam.

  • RESUMING OF SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES ON ZOOM Sunday school Zoom classes commenced a few weeks back and there has been excellent attendance thus far. We have completed 3 sessions. Special thanks go out to all teachers, who cooperated fully preparing lessons so as to make them meaningful and interesting for the children. The attendance was noteworthy....with new children joining in, some even from overseas. We also thank the parents for their time and commitment and trust the good work will continue.

*last update: 14/07/2021