A New Priest for the OMI Province of Jaffna

Antony Xavier Amalraj,  omi, who completed his initial formation at the International Roman Scholasticate (IRS) while learning his theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome was ordained a priest on April 21, 2016, by Msgr. 13077078_1131841940200912_4404449459634804784_nJoseph Kingsley Swampillai, the Apostolic Administrator of Diocese of Mannar, Sri Lanka. The priestly ordination ceremony took place at St. Sebastian’s Cathedral, Mannar.

The newly ordained priest celebrated his first Mass at his own parish, viz., St. Antony’s Church, Muthaliyarkulam,  Vavuniya on April 24, 2016.

We wish that God may shower his choicest blessings on Fr. Amalraj.