Cambrians and Sebs to battle after two years Source:Island (From left) Rev. Fr. Herman Eranga – Middle School In-charge, St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa (SSC), Rev. Fr. Samesh Anthony – Prefect of Games (SSC), Rev. Fr. Sharm Dassanayake – Vice Rector (SSC), Rev. Fr. Sanjeewa Mendis – Rector (SSC), Lasantha Theverapperuma,  Chief Digital Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC, Dimuthu Derannagoda – Principal, Prince Of Wales’ College (POWC), Preethi Kumara Fernando – Chairman Big Match Committee (POWC), Mahinda Jayaweera – Secretary Old Boys Association (POWC) and Sisira Chandrapala – Secretary Big Match Organizing Committee(POWC). 71st Battle of the Golds  The 71st edition of the Battle of the Golds Big Match between archrivals, St. Sebastian’s College and Prince of Wales’ College, Moratuwa will be played after a lapse of two years with the Dialog Axiata PLC sponsorship. The ‘Battle of the Golds is scheduled to be played at De Soysa Stadium, Moratuwa with spectators ...

Read More →

Story from the Martinair tragedy Source:Island It is absolutely a treat to read articles by Capt. Elmo Jayawardene (EJ), a few years senior to me, in our alma mater, St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa, where he excelled in many spheres; specializing in basketball for countless number of monumental years, both as a versatile player/captain and a ‘no-nonsense’ coach. His contributions to our college, aviation profession, and the society at large were, and are, ‘immense’ in order to encapsulate a very long story short of a “Good Samaritan”. I refer to an article published in this paper a few weeks ago, “A sad night to remember” by EJ. It gave a very clear and comprehensive account of the worst air disaster that ever occurred in our country. ...

Read More →

A move that will forge better North-South relations Rev. Father Anton Ranjith Pillainayagam was first ordained at the St. Lucia’s Cathedral, which will also host the Episcopal Consecration. Source:Dailynews A Tamil priest has been appointed an Auxiliary Bishop in Colombo Archdiocese in a move expected to improve North-South relations in Sri Lanka. Father Anton Ranjith Pillainayagam, 53, will serve as the third Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese. The Bishop-elect, who has a background in education, is fluent in Tamil, Sinhala and English. His Episcopal Consecration will be held at St. Lucia’s Cathedral in Kotahena today (29).   ...

Read More →

LOOKING TO CONTACT – MAXWEL BULNER I am writing to you in response to a request by Brian to contact you regarding the whereabouts of Maxwell Bulner so that I can get contact with him.  Maxwell was at St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa as a College Boarder and I was also a boarder at that time…. period 1951 to about 1953… may be we were in the same class. I remember Maxwell telling me that his father worked for Ceylon Government Railway and was a Foreman Platelayer.  He had two sisters if I remember correctly. ...

Read More →