Sunday, April 28, 2019

St. Xavier's Church, Nuwara Eliya

St. Xavier's Church, Nuwara Eliya
St. Xavier's Church (St. Francis Xavier's Church) is situated in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. It is the first Christian Church established in Nuwara Eliya town (Abeyawardana, 2004).

History
The church was established on 23 October 1838. It is believed that the church has been built in a land allotted by Governor Torrington (Abeyawardana, 2004). Fr. L. Singolani was the first priest in charge (Abeyawardana, 2004).

St. Xavier's Church, Nuwara Eliya St. Xavier's Church, Nuwara Eliya
Attribution
1) Nuwara Eliya 2013 11 by Cherubino is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0
2) Nuwara Eliya 2013 14 by Cherubino is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0
3) Nuwara Eliya 2013 12 by Cherubino is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0

References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2004. Heritage of Kandurata: Major Natural, Cultural and Historic Sites. Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. pp.215-216.

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