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Frank Marcus Fernando, Sri Lankan Bishop. Ordained to priesthood, Roman Catholic Archdioce of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1956.

Background

Fernando, Frank Marcus was born on October 19, 1931 in Chilaw, Sri Lanka. Son of Elaris and Mary Bridget (Pinto) Fernando.

Education

Bachelor, University London, 1959. Bachelor Philosophy, Propaganda Fide, Rome, 1953. License Theology, Propaganda Fide, Rome, 1957.

Career

Elected auxiliary bishop, Roman Catholic Archdioce of Colombo, 1965; consecrated bishop, Roman Catholic Archdioce of Colombo, 1965; co-adjutor bishop of Chilaw, Roman Catholic Diocese of Chilaw, 1968; bishop of chilaw, Roman Catholic Diocese of Chilaw, 1972; president, Catholic Bishop's Conference of Sri Lanka, 1979-1989; chairman, Catholic National Committee for Social Committee, Sri Lanka, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Ordained to priesthood, Roman Catholic Archdioce of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1956.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, public speaking.

Connections

father:
Elaris Fernando

mother:
Mary Bridget (Pinto) Fernando