Bishop of the Diocese


Rt. Rev. Dr. Devsritha Valence Mendis [M.A (Sri Lanka)  Ph.D.(Rome), B.Ph.& B.Th.(Rome)]

  • Date of Birth           : 21st May 1958 at Moratuwa
  • Priestly Ordination: 21st July 1985 at St. Joseph’s Church, Wennappuwa
  • Appointed as the Co-adjustor Bishop of Chilaw by His Holiness Pope John Paul II on the 17th January 2005.
  • Episcopal Ordination : 2nd April 2005 at Our Lady of Carmel Cathedral, Chilaw
  • .Installation as Bishop of Chilaw on 28th October 2006.
  •  Names of parents: Father -Mr. Warnakulasuriya Bertram Mendis

Mother- Mrs. Iranganie Mendis

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