The Feast of the National Basilica of Our Lady of Sri Lanka at Tewatte, Ragama will take place on August 30 (Sunday). The main Service, the Blessing of the Sick will be presided by His Eminence Most Rev. Dr. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo together with the Auxiliary Bishops at 3 pm. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic devotees are not encouraged to participate in the service.
Archdiocesan Director for Social Communications Fr. Jude Chrysantha Fernando said that arrangements had been made to telecast live the main service from 3 pm onward via Sirasa TV, Verbum TV, Risira TV and on Risira TV starting
The full programme;
6.00 am :- Holy Mass in English
8.00 am :- Holy Mass in Sinhala
10.00 am:- Holy Mass in Tamil
3.00 pm:- Blessing of the Sick
5.00 pm:- Holy Mass in Sinhala