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Welcome to Diocese of Kandy



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.

CATHOLIC TV CHANNEL IN SRI-LANKA DECLARED OPENED

His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo, ceremonially declared opened and the blessed the Catholic TV Channel studio, at Ragama.
Verbum TV will begin operations through the internet.
The first telecast is scheduled to go on air on 4th December 2014.



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Residential Out bound Leadership Training Programme


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FEAST AND WALK - Our Lady's Upper School,Nuwara-Eliya


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Pope's Sri Lanka trip will be January 13-15, 2015


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Newly Built Priestly Home - Marian Rest




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Three Deacons of the Diocese of Kandy were ordained as priests on Thursday, 22nd May 2014 at St.Anthony's Cathedral,Kandy



Diamond Jubilee of Fatima Shrine, Padiwatte


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John XXIII and John Paul II were canonized Sunday by Pope Francis in an unprecedented ceremony witnessed by huge crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City.



Priests renewed their vows to the Catholic Church and to the Bishop Vianney Fernando ,Bishop of Kandy in the Chrism Mass on 14th April 2014 at St.Anthony's Cathedral, Kandy


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Passion Play - 2014 at Nuwara Eliya - "Ridee Thihak"



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Rev.Fr.Gihan Gunathilaka,the Director for both Young Catholic Students Movement and the Primary School of St.Joseph's College,Colombo addressed the Presbyteriam with his team.
Further his team shared God's experiences.


Kandy Vicariate Pastoral Council was held on 22nd February 2014


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Requiem Mass offered by Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando,Bishop of Kandy for the repose of soul of Rev.Sr.Thiadora on 22nd February 2014



Annual encounter of Pre-Cana Animators held 0n 12th February 2014 at Gatembe



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Pope announces possible trip to Sri Lanka


Pope Francis on Saturday met with a group of Sri Lankan immigrants living in Italy. The group had come to Rome on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the consecration of the Church in Sri Lanka to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The group was led by the Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith. In his address to the pilgrims, Pope Francis greeted Cardinal Ranjith, and thanked him for an invitation to visit Sri Lanka.

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The Feast of Blessed Joseph Vaz, Kadiyanlena Parish - 2014


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Adult Baptism Ceremony - 2014


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Thaipongal Celebration at St. Patrick’s Church, Talawakelle.


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Feast of St.Mary's Church, Nawalapitiya celebrated on 15th December 2013


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Carol competition organized by the Diocesan media Centre


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A seminar was conducted on Leadership and Positive thinking for 35 plantation community Leaders at Matale on 17th November 2013



Extension of the Clergy House was Blessed and Opened by Bishop of Kandy


CONCLUSION OF YEAR OF FAITH


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Novena for the Conclusion of the Year of Faith

National Youth Rally held at Ragama on 19th October 2013


St.Theresa’s Church, Peradeniya Celebrated the Annual Church Feast on 06th October 2013


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Canonisation of Blessed Joseph Vaz


It is with joy and gratitude to God Almighty that we wish to inform all faithful, Religious and Clergy that one of the miracles submitted for the Cause of Canonisation of Blessed Joseph Vaz, has been accepted as worthy of study. The Diocesan Inquiry of the miracle will take place in the month of October 2013.

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Wemedilla New Church Opening - Nikawehera Parish


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Family Retreat - Nuwara Eliya Vicariate 2013


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International President and South Asian Co-ordinator of Vincent De Paul Society Visits Sri Lanka


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SriLankan Community in Canada welcome
Bishop of Kandy


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Pope Modifies Mass
'St. Joseph' added to Eucharistic Prayers


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Pope Francis with the Bishop of Kandy

Pope Francis’ Tuesday Mass at Casa Santa Marta was concelebrated by the Armenian Catholic Patriarch, Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni, Bishop Vianney Fernando, the Bishop of Kandy in Sri Lanka, and Msgr. Jean Luis Brugues the of the Vatican Library, accompanied by a group of employees.


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Priestly Ordination of the Diocese of Kandy


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News Items

Vatican News


Vatican News
Vatican News

Bishop of Kandy


Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Vianney Fernando
6 th bishop of Kandy
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Important WebSites


www.bibleintamil.com
Sunday Homily
www.cbcisite.com

Year of Faith


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Pastoral Letter - Year of Faith

Faith in the Bible


REV.FR.ALVIN PETER FERNANDO
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International Disappearances Day 2013


E-News Letter
International Disappearances Day 2013

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Mental Health Day - 2012


E-News Letter
Mental Health Day - 2012

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Blessed Joseph Vaz


Apostle of Sri Lanka
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Educational Assistance Fund


Educational Assistance Fund
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St.Joseph's Minor Seminary,Poornawatte


Donate towards St.Joseph's Minor Seminary,Poornawatte
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2011-04-17
Easter Play 2011.
2011-01-18
New Parish Hall.

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