We as one Peterite family bade farewell to our beloved Director, Rev. Fr. Jayashantha Sovis, who was serving here, at St. Peter’s College, Colombo 04, Gampaha Branch, since January 2018, on last Tuesday, the 03rd of September, 2019. Rev. Fr. Gemunu Dias, the Assistant Director of Education of the Archdiocese of Colombo, Very Rev. Fr. Sam Quintus, Episcopal Vicar of the Missionary Region, Very Rev. Fr. Jude Shaman, Dean of Gampaha Deanery graced the event with their presence.
The farewell ceremony began with the Holy Eucharistic Celebration. After the Holy Eucharist, the flag hoisting ceremony took place. Then Rev. Fr. Gamunu Dias addressed the gathering which was followed by the speeches of the Deputy Head Prefect, Mas. Kaveen & the President of the OBU Mr. Arosha Michael. There were some entertainment items by the dancing troupe of the college & by the college, Western Choir. Mr. Dhammika Hettiarachchi made a speech representing the teachers’ guild of the College.
Then the outgoing Rev. Fr. Director was felicitated by presenting a memento which was handed over by the deputy principal Mr. Mathew Bernard, representing the whole school. Then the deputy head prefect and the students representatives from each class expressed their gratitude to the Rev. Fr. Director. At the end of the ceremony Rev. Fr. Director imparted his final blessings on the whole gathering.
May you have God’s Choicest blessings and have all the success in your future. Thank you dear Father….