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    Obituary - Mr. Stephen Anton, Beloved Husband of Mrs. Stephani Anton (Staff of SBC)
    ObituarySad to inform the passing away of Mr. Stephen Anton, Beloved Husband of Mrs. Stephani Anton (Staff of St. Benedict's College - Primary)

    Remains lie at LANKA FLORISTS, Punchi Borella.

    Funeral will take place TODAY, 22nd July 2016, at 3.00 p.m., for Burial at Madampitiya Cemetery.

    May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 21 2016 22:31:25 · 0 Comments · 17 Reads Print
    Shalika Santhush win his second Gold in the 200m
    SportBenedictine Shalika Santhush won his second Gold medal in the 200m clocking 22.97secs at the 6th Children of Asia International Sports Games in Russia today. He also won the 100m event two days ago.

    Congratulations to Shalika for bring glory and honour to our Mother Lanka and to St. Benedict’s College.
     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 13 2016 12:18:33 · 0 Comments · 52 Reads Print
    Shalika Santhush win GOLD at Asia International Sports Games
    Young Sprinter Shalika Santhush from St. Benedict's College, Kotahena won Gold medal in the 100m (11.20 sec) at the 6th Children of Asia International Sports Games continued in Russia today.

     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 10 2016 11:14:06 · 0 Comments · 65 Reads Print
    July Breeze 2016 - 31st July 2016
    OBU, ColomboA Vintage Picnic-Social for the Oldie Bens

    OBJECTIVE of 'July Breeze'
    An annual Forum for the Overage Old Bens, to renew friendships, in the last lap of their long tenure and association with College. Other under-age Old Bens, Spouses-Partners-Carers, Staff & Well Wishers are also welcome. It is not a dinner-dance & fund raiser.

    “In a spirit of enthusiastic renewal of old and forgotten friendships. … What we have in mind will also serve to bring about similar feelings and assist all those who have lost their friendships over the past 50 odd years to renew their association all over again and at the same time bring some happiness to all......”
    Franklyn Holsinger

    Sunday 31July 2016; 11.00am – 16.00pm at the Palm Village Hotel, Usvetikeiyawa, Sri Lanka.

    Tickets: Rs.2,600/=
    Oldie Bens 55+ {primary focus group}
    Bus Early Birds Return: Rs.200/=
    BYO: Bring Your Own
    Attire: Smart Casual – Green & White
    Swimming/Sun tanning Facilities are available
    Make your reservations & pledges early to avoid disappointment.

    Enrolment Coordinators:
    Gerry Nanayakkara, Treasurer, +94 714 727272
    Gamini Kannandara – Ticket Sales +94 777 753 660
    SriRajan Fernandopulle– ANZ ,
    Luke de Silva – AMERICA ,
    John NLC Fernando – ASEAN +65 9637 9269 / +94 777 619 637
    Eric Motha – CANADA
    Dugald Gonsal – EUROPE
    Victor Fernando – MIDEAST +97 15063 16900
    Ainsley de Silva – SRI LANKA +94 776 437 348
    Ashan Stanislaus – SRI LANKA Old Boys' Union +94 777 558 244
    Eraj Abeywardane - SRILANKA +94 777 310 144
    Jerome Fernando – SRI LANKA St.Benedict;s College Welfare Society +94 773 402 908
    Malsiri Perera – SRI LANKA Old Bens Sports Club +94 777 560 711
    Maurice Jegarajasingham – SRI LANKA SBC Development Fund +94 773 334 455
    Neil de Silva – SRI LANKA Boarders +94 777 701313
    Tilak Peiris – SRI LANKA +94 777 744 598
    Franklyn Holsinger – WORLDWIDE ,
    John NLC Fernando – OVERALL +94 777 619 637

     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 10 2016 10:59:14 · 0 Comments · 52 Reads Print
    Obituary - Mrs. Rita Abeysekera - Retired Teacher, St.Benedict’s College
    Sad to inform the passing away of Mrs. Rita Abeysekera (Retired Teacher, St. Benedict’s College) One of the best Science Teachers in the O/L classes.


    Retired Teacher De Mazenod College, Kandana and St.Benedict’s College, Kotahena, beloved youngest daughter of late Don John & Beatrice Margret, loving wife of late Henry Senarath, much loved mother of Nelunika and Angela, mother-in-law of Dineepa and Daminda, sister of late Hyacinth, late Fr. Stanley (St. Joseph’s), Prof. Damascene, late Francis Clement, Emelda and Leonie, sister-in-law of Annette, late Perly, Rita Monica, Stella, Lilian, Palmon, Michael, Nemician, Hortense and Nimal, adorable grandmother of Navoda, Navidi, Ometh and Tharuli, expired. Cortege leaves residence No. 158, Hanwella Pahala, Hanwella on Tuesday 28th June 2016 at 3.30 p.m. for Service and Burial at Our Lady of Assumption Church, Hanwella at 4.00 p.m. 087262
    (As per the Daily news 28th June 2016)

    May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 27 2016 22:20:57 · 1 Comments · 70 Reads Print
    De La Salle Day & Silver Jubilee Celebrations – on 13th May 2016
    De La Salle Day was celebrated at St Benedict’s College on 13th May 2016 which also coincided with the felicitation of the Silver Jubilarians Mrs. Mala Basnayake, Mrs. Marcia Missier, Mr. Roshan Perera , Mrs. Steffani Fernanado & Mr. S. Vartharajah from the staff of St. Benedict’s College.

    The proceedings commenced with the Holy Mass at St. Lucia’s Cathedral, followed by the felicitation Ceremony at the college open air stage. The day concluded with a friendly Cricket Match between the Tutorial Staff and the Prefects, which was won by the team representing the Tutorial Staff.
     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 26 2016 12:44:03 · 0 Comments · 68 Reads Print
    Benedictines Crowned Champs at the All Island Relay Carnival 2016
    SportThe ever-popular All Island Schools Relay carnival was resurrected after a lapse of many years and St. Benedict’s College with 80 points emerged champions at the championships, concluded at the Bogambara Stadium, Kandy on 24th June 2016.

    Bens, also went on to win the under 15 and under 17 overall championships, with the under 13 team recording the All Island best timing in the 4 x 100m and 4 x 200m events.

    A total of over 7000 athletes from 365 schools participated in 5 Age groups (U13, 15, 17, 19 & 21) with Trinity College Kandy ended up being the runners up and Walala sports college Kandy, finishing in 3rd place.

     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 26 2016 11:40:59 · 0 Comments · 63 Reads Print
    Advanced Level Final Term Test 2016- Time Table
    CollegeFinal Term Examination Time Table for the students who are sitting for the Advanced Level Examination in 2016.
     Posted by Prasanna Silva on June 22 2016 22:51:55 · 1 Comments · 95 Reads Print
     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 20 2016 11:36:40 · 0 Comments · 73 Reads Print
    112th Annual General Meeting of St. Benedict’s College Old Boys’ Union
    OBU, ColomboThe 112th Annual General Meeting of St. Benedict’s College Old Boys’ Union was held on Sunday 12th June 2016 at the College Premises amides a large gathering.

    The proceedings commenced at 9.45 A.M. with Holy Mass which was concelebrated by loyal Old Benedictine Priests Rev. Fr. Lalith Felix Perera and Rev. Fr. Christy John.

    Prior to the Annual General Meeting, breakfast was served to the members and thereafter, the meeting commenced at 11.15 A.M.

    The fellowship social lunch at the refurbished Old Bens Sports Club too was well attended, with Old Bens from yesteryear and the recent past having an enjoyable day.

    Office Bearers and Members of the Council of Management for the Year 2016/2017

    Patron - His Eminence Most Rt. Rev. Dr. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith Archbishop of Colombo (Ex Officio)

    Vice Patrons - Rev. Bro. Bro. Christy Croos - Provincial Visitor (Ex Officio), M/S Elmo Perera, Eric Motha, Gamini Kannangara, Felix Dias, Dudley Thambinayagam, Gamini Edirisinghe, Nimal Perera, Neil De Silva, D. Easuwaran and Melville Perera

    President - Rev. Bro. Henry Dissanayake - Director St. Benedict’s College – (Ex Officio)

    Vice Presidents – Rev. Bro. Niran Perera - Sub-Director –St. Benedict’s College – (Ex Officio)
    M/S Lalith Madapulli, Randolph Perera, Emil Kronemberg, Gratien Fernando, Darrel Ludowyke and Anton Leon.

    Hon. General Secretary - Mr. Ashan Stanislaus

    Hon. Treasurer - Mr. Cecilton Philip

    Hon. Assistant General Secretary - Mr. Eranga Morais

    Hon. Assistant Treasurer - Mr. Alston Rayen

    Hon. Assistant General Secretary – Membership - Mr. Stephen Corera
    Hon. Assistant General Secretary – Overseas - Mr. Patrick Rodrigo
    Hon. Assistant General Secretary – Social - Mr. Peter De Croos
    Hon. Assistant General Secretary - Sports - Mr. George Ranasinghe

    Council Members
    Mr. Malsiri Perera (President, OBSC - Ex Officio), Mr. Maurice Jegarajasingham (Secretary, DF – Ex Officio) M/S Angelo Canjemanaden, Kenneth Dabrera, Loxley Dharmaratne, Rohan Dilip Perera, Stanley Rayer, Chandra Bastian, T. Valentine, Beonest Fernando, Damitha Perera, Kennedy Machado, Duminda Perera, Kennedy Michael, Roshan Samaratunga, Lucian Siriwardane, Denuka Perera, Aravinda Mendis, Joel Savarimuttaupulle, Melvin Pollocks, Jeremy Babapulle, Shehan Patterson, Denham Perera and Shehan Gabriel

    Hon Auditors
    M/S Nihal Hettiarachchi & Company, Chartered Accountants
     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 13 2016 07:36:05 · 0 Comments · 110 Reads Print
    Opening of the refurbished Old Bens Sports Club prenises
    OBU, Colombo
     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on May 31 2016 13:16:33 · 0 Comments · 131 Reads Print
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    Could we have the agenda of activities for the year 2015, so that the overseas Old Bens could plane out their holidays in Sri Lanka.

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    Hi, could you please update all pages under construction ?

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