In 1892, the idea of a Catholic College emerges with the proposal of the Archbishop of Colombo Rt. Rev. Fr. Christophe-Étienne Bonjean.


On 6 January 1892, a pastoral letter was sent to all the priests espousing the desirability of building a Catholic College.


Due to the regulations that prevailed at the time when the grand plans were set in motion, a meeting with St Benedict’s College Colombo 13 was called to obtain necessary assistance until St. Joseph’s College Colombo was declared open in 1896.

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Milo Knockout Final-2017

“St. Joseph’s College will be gunning down the throats of Isipathana College to win their first ever major trophy, whilst the Green Machine will be aiming to make it knockout trophy number eight as the two teams lock horns in the final this weekend.
Just a few years on from fighting for their lives in the top division, St. Joseph’s have been transformed into an entertaining and competitive side in the schools’ league. Their dazzling back line of Chatura Seneviratne, Gemunu Chethiya, Sameesha Viranga and Vinul Fernando have been the guiding force for the Joes this season. However, the hardworking and a physically intimidating pack led by Gihan Perera, Sven Muller and Tehan Senevirathne whose work often has been overlooked due to their flashy players in the backline, have also been a force.

Upcoming Events

24th June
Joes VS Isipathana

Rugby – St. Joseph’s College VS Isipathana College, Milo Knockout Final at Race Course.

16th June
Joes VS Dharmaraja

Rugby – St. Joseph’s College VS Dharmaraja College, 1st semi final of the MILO Presidents Trophy Knock out tournament at Sugathadasa Stadium.

09th June
Joes VS Wesley

Rugby – St. Joseph’s College VS Wesley College, quarter finals of the Milo President’s Knockouts, at Sugathadasa Stadium.

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