In a vibrant and lively ceremony held on Monday, July 3, 2023, Br. Tharindu Nuwan CSsR made his Perpetual Profession of Religious Vows at the beautiful Sancta Maria Chapel in Kandy, Sri Lanka. The Mass of Perpetual Profession, a significant milestone in Br. Tharindu’s spiritual journey, was a momentous occasion filled with joy and attended by his loved ones, including family and friends. The Regional Superior, Fr. Chandana Sanjeewa CSsR, presided over the ceremony, while Redemptorist confreres from Colombo, Ampitiya, and Hewadiwela joined to share in the celebration and welcome Br. Tharindu as a fully pledged member of the Region. Fr. Chandana emphasised the importance of the occasion and the profound impact Br. Tharindu’s dedication would have on the Redemptorist community.
Br. Tharindu’s journey towards his Perpetual Profession of Religious Vows has been marked by dedication, discernment, and an unwavering commitment to his faith. Throughout his formation period within the Redemptorist Congregation, Br. Tharindu underwent spiritual, intellectual, and pastoral training in various countries, including Sri Lanka and the Philippines, preparing him for a life of service and devotion.
The Perpetual Profession of Religious Vows signifies Br. Tharindu’s lifelong commitment to the Redemptorist Congregation and the ideals it upholds. By taking these vows, he embraces a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience, dedicating himself wholeheartedly to the service of God and others in the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer.
With a congregation consisting of Br. Tharindu’s family, friends, and fellow Redemptorist confreres from various locations, the atmosphere was one of warmth and support. The presence of loved ones and the Redemptorist community served as a reminder of the interconnectedness and shared responsibility within the religious vocation.
Br. Tharindu’s Perpetual Profession of Religious Vows marks the beginning of a new chapter in his life. As a fully pledged member of the Redemptorist Congregation, he will continue to deepen his spiritual journey, serving God and others with unwavering devotion. His dedication and commitment will inspire and uplift those around him, as he embodies the values and teachings of the Redemptorist order.
Surrounded by his family, friends, and fellow Redemptorist confreres, Br. Tharindu embraced his calling and embarked on a lifelong commitment to serving God and humanity. As he continues his spiritual journey, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Br. Tharindu and wish him abundant blessings in his life as a Redemptorist.