The Catholic Church in Jaffna, 1875-1925
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The Catholic Church in Jaffna, 1875-1925 with special reference to the ministry of Fr. S. Gnana Prakasar, OMI by Anton Matthias

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Published by Good Shepherd Centre in Thinnevely, Jaffna, Sri Lanka .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Jaffna (Sri Lanka)

Subjects:

  • Gnana Prakasar, S., 1875-1947.,
  • Catholic Church -- Sri Lanka -- Jaffna -- History.,
  • Jaffna (Sri Lanka) -- Church history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-[4]) (3rd group))

StatementAnton Matthias.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX1646 .M38 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 222, [8] p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1057635M
ISBN 109559549502
LC Control Number93902071
OCLC/WorldCa29595455

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Title: The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka: to Ceylon historical journal monograph series Volume 3; Volume 5; Volume 11 of Monograph series, The Ceylon historical journal Volume 2 of The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka: The Dutch Period: Original Documents, V. Perniola: Translated by. Christianity in Jaffna dates back as far as the time of St. Francis Xavier. In St. Francis visited Manaar and came to Jaffna to persuade the king to cease his persecutions against the Christians. In , under the protection of the Portuguese, the first Catholic church was built at Jaffna. The whole peninsula surrendered in to Andrea. The historical origin of the devotion to our Lady of Miracles Jaffnapatão. In , Friar Francisco de S. Antonio who was the Rector of Our Lady of Victory, Jaffnapatao (Nossa Senhora da Vitória, Jafanapatão) wanted a statue for the church altar. The friar asked a local sculptor named Annacutti to carve a statue from a piece of wood he had brought with him from Cochin.   According to a Catholic father named Baleaus Phillip, the Portuguese built a Catholic Church out of clay with coconut tree leaves as roof. In the year of A.D the Jaffna Kingdom was conquered by the Dutch or Hollanders. They were Protestant Christians and hated the Catholics of Jaffna.

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At the end of the Grand Mission preached at Jaffna in , there were many non-Catholics, moved by the grace of God, wanted to join the Catholic Church. Among them were many young boys and girls. The Society of the Holy Childhood became the mother of these poor children. Christianity in Jaffna dates back as far as the time of St. Francis Xavier. In St. Francis visited Manaar and came to Jaffna to persuade the king to cease his persecutions against the Christians. In , under the protection of the Portuguese, the first Catholic church was built at Jaffna. In , under the protection of the Portuguese, the first Catholic church was built at Jaffna. The whole peninsula having surrendered in to André Furtado de Mendonça, almost the entire population embraced Christianity. When the fort of Jaffna capitulated to the Dutch in there were in the peninsula 50 priests, 1 Jesuit college, 1.   The College under its present name was opened on 10 January and Rev Fr J R Smythe was the first principal of St Patrick’s College. Rev Smythe was the son of a Protestant Clergyman and while a Police Magistrate of Jaffna, resolved to join the Catholic Church and was ordained on 8 December