Name: Fr. W. P. Roshan Fernando
Designation: Senior Lecturer II
Department: Department of Western Classical Culture & Christian Culture
University Location: K 20
Telephone: 0718472626/ 0772915915
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Academic Qualifications:
B.Ph , B.Th, M.A in Religious Studies (Leuven, Belgium)
Advanced M.A in Religion & Theology ( Leuven, Belgium) STL (Rome) 2006
STL (Rome) 2006
Teaching Experience:
Since 2009, I have been teaching in the University of Kelaniya.
Teaching Experience in Aquinas College, Colombo 08.
Administrative Experience:
Serving as a Priest for 23 Years and a counselor, Coordinator- Ethnic Cohesion (HETC UDG Project) in the University of Kelaniya.
Research and Publications:
Books:
unpublished works: Communitarian dimension of the Sacrament of the Eucharist: with special reference to the Theology of the Sacrament of the Eucharist. And Sacrificial dimension of the Eucharist: its pastoral implication for the church in Sri Lanka.
Research Articles :
Eucharist and Spirituality, Abortion destroys Motherhood, Peace and Reconciliation as urgent need. Adult Catechesis in a post-modern society,
Seminar Papers:
Liturgy & Sacramentology, Catechesis and Religious Education, Humanitarian Intervention of IPKF in Sri Lankan situation. Unethical issues of women working in the FTZ in Sri Lanka.
Research Interest:
In the fields of Systematic Theology and Peace Theology in relation to the present context.
Current Research Activities:
Peace and Reconciliation in the Roman Missal with special reference to the post-war Sri Lanka.
International & National Workshop/Seminar/Conference & Participation:
Marriage & Family Counseling in India.
Seminary Formation Course J.R.S. Seminar in Bangalore.
Migrant Family Apostolate Programme.
Revisiting Vatican II 50 Years of Renewal- International Conference in Dharmaram, Bangaore, India 2013.
Awards:
Justice of Peace ( Whole Island)
"SAMA MANYA" Award
Extra:
Serving in Parishes for more than 15 Years.
Apostolate, Social Development Activities of People.
Involved in dialogue with Non-Christians specially with Buddhists, organizing Ecumenical Services & Gatherings with other Main Line Churches.