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.
Rev Fr.Jusseppe Iasso celebrated his 60th priestly ordination on 29th Dec 2016 at Cholankanda.He has been helping more than 600 poor children in the diocese for their studies.this occasion was highlighted by the inauguration of a model Pre School.Most Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando addressed the gathering and appreciated yeoman service of Rev.Fr.Jusseppe Iasso.
The Diocesan carol competitions were organized by the media centre. They were held in two levels namely Kandy Matale & Nuwara Eliya vicariate level.it was conducted in collaboration with the setik
Most Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando ,Bishop of Kandy celebrated his Golden Jubilee mass on 21st Dec at Lewella-Kandy.
Most Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando celebrated the jubilee mass with number of priests who have served in this Parish as Parish Priests.
UNIVERSAL TEA DAY Commemoration of tea day was celebrated at Setik kandy on 15th Dec 2016.The chief guest on the occasion was Deputy Indian High Commissioner Ms.Radha Vengatraman .The theme of the universal Tea Day as follows LET’S FORM LEADERS TO GAIN THE RIGHTS OF PLANTATION COMMUNITY.