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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

Biennial Inter House Athletic Meet 2018 of Our Lady’s School Upper Section, Nuwara Eliya

Dear Fr.Nilanka, May your soul rest in peace.

For we believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believed that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.(1 thessalonians 4;14) Dear Fr. Nilanka Dias,You are always in our prayers and may your soul rest in him peace.

Diamond Jubilee of Rev.Fr.Denzil Perera

Rev Fr. Denzil Perera celebrated his Diamond Jubilee on 30th February 2018 at St.Anthony’s Cathedral Kandy.Large number of priests participated.

News & Activities

OBITUARY NOTICE

Rev.Fr.Nilanka Dias,The Parish Priest of Nanuoya expired on 01 02 2018.His mortal remains will be taken to Nanuoya ,St.Rita Church on 02 02 2018 .After the 11.AM mass at St.Rita’s Church Nanuoya ,the body will be taken to St.Francis de sale’s Church Dalugama .After 6 p.m ,body will be brought to St.Anthony’s Cathedral Kandy. The...

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.

Daily Reading links

The Bishop of Kandy

YEAR of Saint Joseph Vaz

IMPORTANT DOCUMENT