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St. Benedict’s College, Kandy is a Private Catholic Boys’ School managed by the Sylvestro Benedictine Congregation in Sri Lanka.It was started in 2007 in Katugastota and later was shifted to Kandy, Ampitiya. St. Benedict’s College at present provides education to students from grades one to nine.She is just nine years old and year after year she will go up in grades up to the Advanced level. The College follows the Government Curriculum prescribed by the Education Ministry in Sri Lanka and the lecturing is conducted only in the English medium except for Sinhala and Tamil languages and thus the students are prepared to face the Government examinations in English medium. Admissions are done in accordance with the mechanisms employed by the Board Governors of the Sylvestro Benedictine Congregation. Read More...
St. Benedict’s College, Kandy seeks to be one of the Nation’s great Catholic Colleges by providing a holistic learning experience for the students in our country. We will inspire our students to new heights of intellectual, spiritual, physical and social development that is informed by ethical reflection and rooted in our Catholic and Benedictine Tradition.
St. Benedict's College in Weerakoon gardens at Kandy, the "BABY” of Rt. Rev. Dr. Cletus Perera OSB [former Conventual Prior of the Sylvestro Benedictines in Sri Lanka, now the Bishop of Ratnapura] as is popularly known, was conceived way back in 2005. On 25th May 2006, the Monks at the Conventual Chapter made a decision to make it become a reality. Read More...
St. Benedict was born about 480 AD. in the mountains of the Italian district of Nursia, about 75 miles north of Rome. His life is somewhat historically obscure: not a single contemporaneous biography was written and Benedict mentions himself not even once in his great Rule. Thus, our chief source of information is generally a late sixth century work by Pope St. Gregory the Great called "The Dialogues". Though the Dialogues are not "history" as we know it, they do tend to give us some details about St. Benedict that are regarded as accurate. Read More