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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)


First feast of st. Joseph Vaz at St.Anthony’s Cathedral Kandy

  First Feast of St. Joseph Vaz was celebrated at St. Anthony’s Cathedral Kandy .Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando the Bishop of Kandy offered the Thanksgiving mass and said dedicated and pious life of St.Joseph Vas is a model to our present families.

Media Course 2016

  Diocesan Media Apostate once again organized and launched a media course for the year 2016.

Scholarship programme in the Diocese of Kandy


News & Activities

Christmas Gathering at Poornawatte

  Christmas gathering was held at poornawatte minor seminary. Bishop thanked the priests for their dedicated service to the Lord.

Never forget to pray for the Dearly departed Priests

  The Bishop with the priests in the diocese of kandy celebrated requiem mass for the repose of the souls of dearly departed priests who have served in the Diocese.

Carol competition in the Vicariate of Nuwaraeliya

  Carol Competition was held at Hatton for the Vicariate of Nuwaraeliya.There were ten Parishes participated for the competition and Parish of Bogawantalawa won the first place .


Faith in the Bible

The Bishop of Kandy

Saint Joseph Vaz