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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)



Visit from DKA – Austria Mr. Elango.R , the Programme Support Officer of DKA – Austria was with Caritas – Kandy SETIK visiting the sites/fields, meeting participants and stakeholders of the projects supported by DKA – Austria from 18th – 21st of February 2015. DKA- Austria is a key partner of the Caritas Kandy –...

Catechatical Centre was shifted to st. Anthony’s Cathedral premise.

Blessed and opened by Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando Bishop of Kandy.

Earth quake in Nepal

The earthquake destroyed many historical landmarks, including the UNESCO World Heritage temples at Basantapur Durbar Square and the Dharara tower, both in central Kathmandu. It has been reported that around 250 people may have been in the Dharara tower when it collapsed. At least 50 people are believed to be trapped under an ancient tower...

News & Activities

Ordination of Bro.Prakas


Pope’s Sri Lanka itinerary revealed

The finalized official schedule of the Apostolic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Sri Lanka, was released by Vatican today. The Pope is scheduled to visit the island from January 13-15, 2015.   Last month, the President and First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa travelled to the Vatican where they received an audience with His...

Pope is Coming

Information and Media Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Rev. Father Cyril Gamini Fernando said Pope Francis would be visiting Sri Lanka as scheduled and they have requested the government not to hold any election immediately after the Pope’s visit, as it can be used to gain political mileage. “If an election is to be...

Year of Faith

Faith in the Bible

The Bishop of Kandy

Blessed Joseph Vaz