About our Chairperson

Rt. Revd. Dhiloraj Canagasabey
The Bishop of Colombo

 

The Rt. Revd. Dhiloraj Canagasabey is the 15 th Bishop of Colombo. He is the Presiding Bishop of the

The Rt. Revd. Dhiloraj Canagasabey is the 15 th Bishop of Colombo. He is the Presiding Bishop of the

Church of Ceylon. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Bishop’s College.

 

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey was appointed Bishop in May 2011, succeeding Bishop Duleep de Chickera

(2001 - 2010).

 

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey is an almnus of St. Michael’s College, Batticalo. He was ordained a deacon

in 1993 and a priest a year later. Bishop Dhiloraj was appointed Archdeacon of Nuwara Eliya in 1998. He

was also Chaplain to St. Thomas’ College, Bandarawela and functioned as acting Headmaster for a short

period. He had his Theological training at the Theological College of Lanka, Pilimatalawa. The Bishop has

degrees in both Theology and Divinity from the University of Serampore, India.

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