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Bishop Henry Swithin Thomas Alexander Wijetunge Goonewardena, O.M.I. †

Deceased

Bishop Emeritus of Anuradhapura


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
15 Jul 1925BornDehiwela
16 Mar 195125.7Ordained PriestPriest of Oblates of Mary Immaculate
20 Dec 197550.4AppointedPrefect of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
18 Mar 198256.7AppointedBishop of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
10 Jul 198257.0Ordained BishopBishop of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
2 Nov 199570.3ResignedBishop of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
17 Apr 200074.8DiedBishop Emeritus of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

MicroData Summary for Henry Swithin Thomas Alexander Wijetunge Goonewardena:
Bishop Henry Swithin Thomas Alexander Wijetunge Goonewardena O.M.I. (born , died ) Bishop Emeritus of Anuradhapura

  • a priest for 49.1 years
  • a bishop for 17.8 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 162, Necrology (back)

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