July 08 2023

On the 8th of July, a significant and spiritually enriching event unfolded as 36 seminarians received the Sacrament of Confirmation from the Bishop of Chilaw at the revered Bolawatha Shrine. This sacred ceremony marked a pivotal moment in the faith journeys of these young men, as they were empowered by the Holy Spirit to strengthen their commitment to their Catholic faith and deepen their connection with the Church. The Sacrament of Confirmation is a critical step in the Catholic faith journey. It signifies a personal commitment to one's faith and an affirmation of the grace of the Holy Spirit. It is a moment when individuals, in this case, the seminarians, are called to embrace their faith and to become active and responsible members of the Church community.

The Confirmation ceremony was a testament to the seminary's commitment to fostering strong spiritual foundations in its students, ensuring that they are not only well-educated but also deeply rooted in their Catholic faith. It was a moment of grace and empowerment, affirming that these 36 seminarians were ready to embrace their faith journeys with renewed fervor and commitment.