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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)


OBITUARY NOTICE- Most Rev. Dr. Anthony Leopold Raymond Peiris

Most Rev. Dr. Anthony Leopold Raymond Peiris, Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Kurunagala was called eternal rest early morning today, 29th September 2017. Funeral arrangements will be notified later.  Before he became the bishop of Kurunagala he was the procurator general of the Archdiocese of Colombo for many years. He served in different...

Media Programme on Modern Technology

Media Programme on Modern Technology was organized by the Diocesan Social Communications Centre at Tawalanthenna Parish. .

Solemn Declaration of a New Parish

News & Activities

Solid Waste Management Programme

  The Caritas Solid Waste Management Programme is gaining increasing popularity and several schools, higher educational institutions, and religious institutions have made use of the provided by Caritas Sri Lanka to learn about this subject. In the month of September 2017 the programs were conducted for the Clergy of the Diocese of Kandy , SEDEC...

Two New Chapels …

. Newly built two chapels were blessed and open by Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando ,Bishop of Kandy,These two chapels, namely Ledbbrook Upcot and Annendele Upcot belong to st. Joseph’s Church Maskeliya. These chapels were built under the instruction of Present Parish Priest Rev.Fr.Clement Jesudasan.

Follow the Foot steps of St.Joseph Vaz

. “St.Joseph Vaz is a Man of God and a Man of Prayer” was highlighted by Rev.Fr.Edwin Rogrigo,Vicar Forane and the Parish Priest of Bogawantalawa at the Feast of St.Joseph Vaz.Since this year dedicated to St.Joseph Vaz,Pastoral plan of the Diocese and the Parishes concentrated it’s on the spirituality of St.Joseph Vaz.

Silver Jubillee-Rev.Fr.Desmond

Silver Jubilarian LAUDETUR JESUS CHRISTUS…. REV. FR. DESMOND PERERA Parish:Kandana Ministry: Assistant at Gampola, Nawalapitya, Nuwara Eliya; Parish Priest at Sigiriya, Hewaheta, Tawalantanne, Maskeliya; Rector, St. Joseph’s Junior Seminary Poornawatte Presently: Director, Caritas Kandy-SETIK

Daily Reading links

The Bishop of Kandy

YEAR of Saint Joseph Vaz