Very Rev. Fr. Jude Samantha Fernando was ordained priest in 2002. He obtained Bachelor of Philosophy and the Bachelor of Theology from the Pontifical Urban University (Rome). Subsequently he earned the Masters (Licentiate) in Canon Law from the same University. Fr Fernando served as the Deputy-Chaplain to the Sri Lankan Migrants in Italy. He has long years of experience in ecclesiastical administration as he served the Archdiocese in various capacities especially as the Secretary-Administration (2011-2017).
Fr Fernando is an eminent member of the College of Consultants and the Council of Priests of the Archdiocese.Currently he is the Procurator General of the Archdiocese of Colombo
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