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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)

Highlights

Bishop’s Pastoral Letter

Bishop’s Pastoral Letter To all Clergy, Religious and Faithful of our Diocese, At the end of this year we shall conclude the year dedicated to our beloved Apostle St. Joseph Vaz. It has been a grace-filled year with many programmes in our Diocese focusing on the heroic sanctity and burning missionary zeal of St. Joseph...

Release of a Christmas Stamp at St.Anthony’s Cathedral

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Ecumenical Carol Presentation 2017

Ecumenical Carol Presentation was organized by Diocesan Media Apostolate on 14th December at St.Anthony’s Cathedral Kandy.Chief Guest of the Programme was Rt.Rev.Dr. Vianney Fernando Bishop of Kandy and Guest of Honor Anglican Emeritus Bishop of Kurunegala, Rt.Rev.Dr.kumara Ilangasinghe.The purpose of organizing this carol presentation is to bring all main line churches together.

News & Activities

St.Joseph Vaz National Day

St. Joseph Vaz National Day on Nov. 4   The Catholic National Commission for Laity has organised the “St. Joseph Vaz National Day” on November 4th, 2017 as the grand finale to the Year of St .Joseph Vaz and to reflect on his life and mission under the theme of “Let us fulfil the dream...

His Holiness Pope Francis has Appointed Rt. Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Fernando as the Bishop of Mannar

Pope Francis named Auxiliary Bishop Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel Fernando as the new bishop of the Diocese of Mannar (Sri Lanka). Bishop Fernando will transfer from the Archdiocese of Colombo to replace Retired Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai who was the Administrator of the diocese from January 2016. Bishop Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel Fernando was born on May...

St. Joseph Vaz National Day

1.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7FusUPRIjU 2.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7NA1ByOvs4 3.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6GGGaFdCJ0

Annual Clergy Retreat 2017

Annual retreat of the priests in the diocese of kandy was held at Chalakkudi in India.It was a charistmatic retreat and held on the theme of Leadership and Priestly Spirituality

Daily Reading links

The Bishop of Kandy

YEAR of Saint Joseph Vaz

IMPORTANT DOCUMENT