Rev. Fr. Jayashantha Sovis assumed the office as the Rector of Holy Cross College, Kalutara on 4th of September 2019. He was ordained as a priest of God on 13th September 2003 and carried out his priestly mission, serving at Loyola College – Negombo, St. Peter’s College – Bambalapitiya and Udugampola.
Very Rev. Fr. Ivan Perera, The General Manager of Catholic private schools, outgoing Rector Rev. Fr. Carlton De Silva and new Rector Rev. Fr. Jayashantha Sovis were welcomed by the community of priests along with the year heads of the college at the main gate and escorted by the college brass band to the quadrangle. After hoisting the National flag, the College Flag and the Catholic flag the community of priests proceeded to the college auditorium for the Eucharistic celebration.
The installation of new Rector was done in a charming grandeur. The sign in of the College log book was followed by the oath of fidelity on assuming an office to be exercised in the name of church by the new Rector, Rev. Fr. Jayashantha Sovis. The Tabernacle key of the college chapel, The bunch of office keys and the college flag were handed over to Rev. Fr. Jayashantha Sovis by outgoing Rector Rev. Fr. Carlton De Silva, Symbolizing the Official Handing over of the responsibilities of the college.
We warmly Welcome our new Rector Rev. Fr. Jayashantha Sovis to Crusaders family and wish a happy stay with abundant graces of God Almighty.