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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)


St. Anthony’s Cathedral – Kandy 2nd NOVEMBER 2016 ALL SOULS DAY MASSES

Cemetery Masses – 07.00 a.m English 04.00 p.m Sinhala / Tamil Cathedral Novena Mass – 12.00 noon – Sinhala

Kandy Diocese Pastoral Counsil

Kandy Diocesan Pastoral Council was held at Getambe on 22nd October.Chief Shepherd in the diocese Bishop Vianney officiated the meeting and two representative of each parish participated.Bishop addressed the gathering and said next year we celebrate the year of st .Joseph Vaz and should follow the foot steps of joseph Vaz and his simplicity.

Confirmation at Kawlahena

  Confirmation service at St.Francis of Assisi Church at Kawlahena.Sixty five Children received confirmation on 27th August 2016

News & Activities

kalai Vizha

  Tamil Kalai Vizha at Good shepherd convent kandy on 14th September 2016..

Adult Baptism at St.Anthony’s Cathedral Kandy

  Forteen adults received the Baptism at St. Anthony’s Cathedral on 24th Sep 2016


    His Lordship Bishop Vianney Fernando presides at the Thanksgiving Mass together with Rev. Fathers in kandy and several other priests and Religious, for the Life of Mother Teresa ( Saint Mother Teresa ) on 22nd Sep. 2016.

St. Anne’s Feast,

St. Anne’s Feast, Hewaheta was held on the 4th of Sept. 2016. Very Rev. Fr. Milroy Fonseka, the Vicar General was the chief celebrant. The Novenas and the Vespers were preached by Rev. Fr. Theogupillai Christopher. On the Feast Day the Vicar General blessed the Site for the Hall of Mercy. Since the parishioners are...


Faith in the Bible

The Bishop of Kandy

Saint Joseph Vaz