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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Joes Sports 2017

“St Joseph’s College cricket team opened the new year with a high scoring draw against St Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa, with Dineth Madurawala scoring his third century for the season.
The second XI match which was played at Darley Rd was won by St Joseph’s College by 117 runs.

St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10. GCE A/L Results 2016.

“21 Students have obtained 3 A’s.
Master Vidula Perera was placed 2nd in the Island in the Commerce Stream (English Medium).
76% of students are eligible to apply for University admission.
Congratulations to our Boys and the College staff.

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Joes VS Royal

St. Joseph’s College VS Royal College, 120th cricket encounter at Darley Road.

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Joes VS Trinity

St. Joseph’s College VS Trinity College, 106th cricket encounter at Darley Road.

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Joes VS Thomians - Gilmour Jayasuriya Trophy

St. Joseph’s College VS St. Thomas’ College, 113th cricket encounter at Darley Road.

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