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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)


Awarding ceremony 2016

Awarding ceremony was organized by Diocesan Caritas organization under the DBCL Youth Programme and together with Diocesan Media Apostolate.Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando the Bishop of kandy addressed the gathering and emphazised on the importance of organising intergrated programmes together with the apostolates namely SETIK ,YOUTH and MEDIA.Further he said that we all have a dream of a...

Landslide and flood victims

Inside of the pathetic situation in Aranayake and the Flood victims…… Your assistance …….Contact us…….

Aranayake landslide survivors need your Assistance

More than 200 families are missing after a massive landslide buried three villages in Sri Lanka following days of torrential rain. Just 13 bodies had been recovered so far from the site in Aranayake but the death toll is expected to rise to 24 due to bad weather, according to government officials.More than thousand refugees...

News & Activities

Two Day Seminar on Shepherding the Family

There were two days workshop on Amoris Laetitia ,Post -Synodal Apostolic Exhortation organized to all Priests engageed in Pastoral ministry in the diocese of Kandy on 23rd and 24th at Nuwaraeliya.

Bible Study Groups-in Kandy

Programme on the Establishment of Bible groups in Parish level was conducted by Media Apostate for the Vicariate of kandy on20th-21st May at Setik Katugasthota.

EXTREME WEATHER -Disaster of Aranayaka -Mawanella

  latest photographs of landslide at Aranayake -Mawanella

Establishment of the bible groups in Parishes

  This programme was organized by the Diocesan Media Apostate and conducted by Rev.Fr.Alvin PeterRev.Fr.Sudath Perera and Rev.Fr.Mathew on 6th-7th May,at Nuwaraeliya Catechatical centre for the Vicariate of Nuwaraeliya.During the year of Mercy this would be the urgent need of the Diocese. Forty five from Nine Parishes in the Vicariate of Nuwaraeliya followed the seminar...


Faith in the Bible

The Bishop of Kandy

Saint Joseph Vaz