On July 1, 2017, the Sri Lankan Catholic community in the Holy Land celebrated the giving of the Holy Spirit in a festive mass in Jerusalem.

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Pentecost had long past but the Sri Lankan community in the Holy Land held a delayed Pentecost celebration in the Church of Saint Peter in Ratisbonne on Saturday, July 1, 2017. About 130 faithful gathered from all over the country for the mass celebrated by Father Stephen, a Salesian. Many members of the community came to the celebration dressed in white.

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