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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)


Joseph Vaz Singing Competition

St.Joseph Vaz Singing Competition was held at St.Xavier’s Church in Nuwaraeliya. The purpose of the programme is to introduce the spirituality of St.Joseph Vaz and heroic life of him .The Programme was organized by Rev.Fr. Nerio Abrahem and his assistance.

universal Migrant Day at Hatton

Shepherd in the Diocese announces the year 2017, As the Year of St.Joseph Vaz

Most Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando the Bishop of Kandy announces the year 2017 01 16 to 2018 01 16 as the year of St.Joseph Vaz on 14 01 2017 at the Diocesan Shrine -Ampitiya.

News & Activities

Two Newly Ordained Deacons To The Diocese

  Two Rev. Brothers were ordained as Deacons for the Diocese of Kandy on 18th January 2017 at the Cahpel of the St.Joseph Minor Seminary by .His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Vianney Fernanado, Bishop of Kandy.Presiding at this ceremony His Lordship,Bishop Vianney Fernando, in a thought provoking address told the newly or­dained Deacons that the...

Chief Minister of Central Province meets Most Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando

  Chief Minister of Central Province Hon.Sarath Ekanayake met Most Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando,Bishop Of Kandy at residence -Katugasthota.

60th Anniversary of priestly ordination

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.




Daily Reading links

The Bishop of Kandy

yEAR of Saint Joseph Vaz