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"So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the Glory of God."

Diocese of Kandy comprises the Central Province of Sri Lanka and it 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

      (06 th Bishop of Kandy)


Chrism Mass at Kandy Doicese

The Chrism Mass of Kandy Doicese was held on 29.06.2020 at Lewella Retreat House with the participantion of all our Diocesan Priests along with our Chief Shepherd Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando.                    

Kandy Vicariate Meeting

  In our Kandy Diocese Vicariate Priests were with our Kandy Vicar Forane, Rev.Fr.Ivan Jayasundhara and had a Prayer Service for the Sanctification of the Priests at Fatima Shrine Padiwatte on 18th of June 2020. There we had a fruitful discussion about the new arrangements for the Holy  Eucharist in our parishes while observing the new...

“SHRI WACHANYAANO” – VERBUM TV Recording at Kandy Diocese

Verbum TV Media Unit had recording with some of our Diocesan Priests, Yesterday (10.06.2020) for “Shri Wachanayaano” Programme which is telecasting everyday in Verbum TV at Morning 6.30p.m. and Evening 5.30p.m. We are very thankful Specially for Our Chief Shepherd Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando, Mr.Milan De Silva – Chairman/Director of Verbum Tv and his Media unit Members...

News & Activities

Churches are Re-Opened for Public Prayers

Kandy Diocesan St.Anthony’s Cathedral and other Main Churches are open for the Public for their Private Prayers, but not for the Holy Eucharist Worship…. Because of the Covid 19 threat.        

Our Chief Shepherd had a Meeting with our Three Vicariates Priests

  Our Chief Shepherd Rt.Rev.Dr. Vianney Fernando, Organized special three meetings in three vicariates, in order to discuss about the new upcoming arrangements for Holy Masses to the Public in our Diocese, because of the Covid 19 threat.                  

37th Episcopal Anniversary of Our Chief Shepherd

  I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.           (Jeremiah 3:15) God has chosen you as a true witness to Christ, the Good Shepherd. May He endow you with wisdom and ever deepening holiness as you guide the flock entrusted to your loving care.Congratulations as you...

Covid 19 Awareness

කොවිඩ්-19 කොරෝනා වෛරස් රෝගය 2019 (කොවිඩ්-19) වෙනත් නම් Coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease Novel coronavirus pneumonia Wuhan pneumonia “Coronavirus” or other names for SARS-CoV-2 කොවිඩ්-19 රෝග ලක්ෂණ උච්චාරණය /kəˈroʊnəˌvaɪrəs dɪˈziːz/ විශේෂතාව තීව්‍ර ශ්වසන ආසාදනය රෝග ලක්‍ෂණ උණ, කැස්ස සහ හුස්ම ගැනීමේ අපහසුව සංකුලතා Pneumonia, ARDS, kidney failure හේතු SARS-CoV-2 අවදානම් සාධක රෝගය...

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Year of Misssionary Revival