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THE PERPETUAL NOVENA – ALL SAINTS CHURCH – BORELLA

HOW IT BEGAN

Rev Fr. Christopher McCarthy a Redemptorist showed Fr. John Herat how to bring
Perpetual Help to All Saints on 8th December 1951 and built a shrine for her

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136th BATTLE OF THE BLUES

When I was invited to write an article on the Royal-Thomian by the Editor of ‘The Nation’ my thoughts went back to a Big Match supplement I was involved in a long time ago. That was in 2007. ‘The Nation’ came out with a special supplement. I remember it as the best Big Match supplement ever though I say so myself, having been part of that project. A bit of braggadocio, true enough, but that’s part and parcel of the Royal-Thomian, an event where there’s a bit of everything coming together to make a splendid entirety.

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Lanka Reconciliation Forum1On the 24th of this month the Sri Lanka Reconciliation Forum Sydney held a solemn event to remember all those who died in the civil-war in Sri Lanka. The Forum emphasised on the fact that the war was more than anything else a tragedy, this and that it should be remembered as such. The dead were remembered just as human beings; as someone’s son, daughter, mother, father, husband, wife, friend, rather than as heroes, villains or terrorists.

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Harry_De_Sayrah

Immediate past President of the CSA and now on the Committee, Lion Harry de Sayrah OAM JP recently received the 40-year Milestone Chevron Award for serving the Community of Australia and Sri Lanka. His dedication to Lionism commenced in Sri Lanka when Commodore Malcolm de Costa, the then ADC to the Governor-General, invited him to join the World’s Largest Service Organisation in 1974.

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Choosing the perfect location in which to purchase your investment property can be daunting. Depending on who you listen to, there are a variety of definitions as to what exactly a hot spot is. Given that there are so many great locations where you can buy property, a question I’m constantly asked is: “Where is the best place to invest?”

Being able to predict the market is a skill. Unless you have a crystal ball, no one can predict with absolute certainty what the future will hold. The only thing you can do is to have an educated opinion. This is far better than guesswork or gut feeling.

william_De_Ora William de Ora
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By Raj Gonsalkorale ( article courtesy of the Asian Tribune )
The Sri Lanka Gazette notification 1901/20 dated the 13th February 2015 setting up the Fraud & Corruption Investigation Division (FCID) within the Sri Lankan Police Department (as per copy below) is unambiguously clear that it will investigate complaints forwarded to it by the Secretariat established by the cabinet subcommittee under the patronage of the Hon Prime Minister, and any special complaints forwarded to it directly by the cabinet subcommittee which is headed by the Prime Minister.

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