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His Lordship visited the Health Clinic in the Ensalwatte Estate, which caters to the health care of the Pregnant mothers from the working families.He blessed the expectant mothers and handed over the sitting room in the clinic,which is funded under the Green Gold Harvest (GGH) Project of Caritas Sri Lanka.
His lordship joined the GGH Project Staff in the above session where the Management Staff of the Estate was given an Orientation of the Project which made new opening & rapport with stakeholders. In his sharing the Bishop spoke of the need to shape a spirituality that invites everyone in the society to work for the common good, respecting the dignity of each person, especially of the poor and most vulnerable.
The beneficiaries of the Zero Poverty Project for the Urban Poor Community in Galle City,organized an exhibition of the clothes they made as an outcome of the Classes on Sawing and Embroidering conducted by Caritas SED Galle for the last 06 months.
His lordship Most Rev.Raymond Wickramasinghe paid a visit to Caritas SED Galle Center to greet the Staff Members with New Year Blessings. While speaking to the Staff, he stressed the importance of the Caritas Misison especially in connection with the Year of Mercy in the Catholic Church. He also encourgaed the Staff members to continue the good work towards the poor and the most needy in the diocese with efficiency,effectiveness and commitment.
Caritas SED Galle reopened after the Christmas holidays with a Thanksgiving Mass and a distribution of Educational Material for the neediest children of the Urnban Poor Community in Galle City.
The Staff of both Caritas SED Galle & CoDeSeP came together for their Annual Christmas programme .
Most Rev . Raymond Wickramasinghe, the Bishop & Very Rev . Fr.Charles Hewawasam,the vicar general graced the occasion. The Volunteers, the children & the family members too took part in the event.