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Praised be God's glorious name for ever, may the whole earth filled with his glory...

Diocese of Kandy comprises the central province of Sri Lanka and is situated in the hill country. It is divided into three vicariates, namely, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Matale, which coincide with the local government administrative districts. The tea plantation sector, for which Sri Lanka is well known, covers a large part of the diocese.

— Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Vianney Fernando

      (6 th bishop of Kandy)


Sacred Heart Church Feast


the Church feast of Fatima shrine -Padiwatte.

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A news reporting programme by Media Centre.

A news reporting programme was organized by Diocesan Media Centre on 16th May .Resource person for this programme was Mr.Shiran Maithry (editor of Gnartha Pradeepaya).Further he said that the responsibility of a journalist is to witness to the truth. It is very much challenging. Many were participated from all over the Diocece.

News & Activities

formation Talk

A Formation Talk was given by Dr.Mayuratharan to the Presbytariam of Kandy on 25th May on the theme of Heart Disease .


Visit from DKA – Austria Mr. Elango.R , the Programme Support Officer of DKA – Austria was with Caritas – Kandy SETIK visiting the sites/fields, meeting participants and stakeholders of the projects supported by DKA – Austria from 18th – 21st of February 2015. DKA- Austria is a key partner of the Caritas Kandy –...

Feast of St.Anthony’s Cathedral Kandy 2015

ST ANTHONY’S CATHEDRAL-KANDY Annual Feast-2015   HOISTING OF THE FLAG on 01st Monday at 4.30 p.m Novena Mass preacher-Rev.Fr.Roy Clarence Noveena Days-Rosary at 4.30 p.m.        Mass at 5.00 p.m   01 Monday     -NOVENA MASS-Sinhala/Tamil Poornawatte A.B.C./Mapanawatura Passage 02 Tuesday -NOVENA MASS-English Anniwatte/Dodanwala/Pitakanda/Town South   03 Wednesday -NOVENA MASS-Sinhala/Tamil Vidyartha Mw/Welikanda/Holy Angels’ Convent   04 Thursday...

Catechatical Centre was shifted to st. Anthony’s Cathedral premise.

Blessed and opened by Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando Bishop of Kandy.

Year of Faith

Faith in the Bible

The Bishop of Kandy

Saint Joseph Vaz