Annual Carol Service 2023

The annual Christmas carol service of Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura organized by the Catholic and Christian Students’ Society of the faculty was held on the 6th of December 2023 at the Apeksha Hospital, Maharagama. The lecturers of the medical Faculty, doctors from the catholic guild, priests, students from the medical faculty and other faculties, staff of the hospital and patients were present at the event. The true meaning of the Christmas season was shared with the gathering by the carols sung by the students of the medical faculty and the other faculties. Rev.Fr. Jude Nicholas, chaplain to the cancer patients in Maharagama shared a meaningful Christmas message. The inter-religious dialogue was depicted by the carols sung by the Buddhist and Hindu societies. At the end of the carol service, donations were done to the paediatric wards in the hospital. This was a heartwarming event that brought joy and comfort to the patients, families and also the staff of the hospital. Against the backdrop of a challenging environment, the uplifting melodies and heartfelt lyrics resonated, creating a sense of unity and hope. The gathering found solace in the music and the event served as a reminder of the power of community support during difficult times