Feast of the Transfiguration (2021) A Chapel dedicated to this hallowed event The Chapel of the Transfiguration, of S.Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia towers majestically from the highest hillock of the campus, a silent witness to the thoughts and prayers, the hopes and aspirations of the generations of Thomian schoolboys, who have trodden it’s long familiar aisles during its long history of ninety seven years to date.  The College Chapel was dedicated to the glorious event of the Transfiguration of Christ on 13th February 1927, and we celebrated the 90th anniversary of this event in 2017. In 2018 when College celebrated 100 years at Mount Lavinia it coincided with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the Mural of the Transfiguration in the Chapel painted by David Paynter. Special services commemorating the Feast are held annually on the first Sunday in August. The festival celebrates the revelation of ...

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Warden’s Letter to Old Boys – July 2021 S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia Feast of St Thomas the Apostle, 3rd July 2021 Dear Fellow Thomians, Fraternal greetings from the School by the Sea. As we start the second half of 2021 still in a situation where S. Thomas’, together with all schools in Sri Lanka, remains closed, I thought I should write to you to keep you informed of how things are going at the moment, so you will have accurate and up to date information about the state of things for your various alumni groups. Sad Realities of 2020 From March 2020 we were unable to engage in any of the usual activities that make up our school year including the various sports and society events, the Chapel Feast, the Carol Service, Colours Awards Ceremony and Prize Giving. An entire year group left us without having had the opportunity to ...

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