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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)


Annual Retreat of the Priests in the Doicese of kandy

    Cleargy Annual Retreat was conducted by Rev.Fr.Daniel Icatlo on 24th-29th August 2015 at Lewella Fatima Retreat House .kandy.Fourty two diocesan priests participated and highlighted theam was the priesthood in the light of spirituality of St.Joseph Vaz

Hundred children from the parish of Mattakelle received Sacrament of confirmation 22nd August evening at the Solemn Mass presided over by His Lordship Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando Bishop of Kandy




News & Activities

Confirmation on 08th August 2015

Eighty three adults received Sacrament of Confirmation on 08th August at St. Theresa’s Church. .Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Ferenando Bishop of Kandy highlighted as Christians what would be their responsibilities and how should they bear witness to our Savior Jesus Christ.


    His Lordship Bishop Kingsley Swampillai, Bishop of Trincomalee, presided together with His Lordship Bishop Joseph Ponniah, Bishop of Batticaloa and His Lordship Bishop Raymond Wickramasinghe, Bishop of Galle, at the solemn Episcopal Consecration and the Installation ceremony of newly appointed Bishop of Trincomalee, Mons. Christian Noel Emmanuel, on Saturday the 25th July 2015,...

Sunday School Exhibition organized by the Students of Mattakelle parish with the help of Catechist teachers during the month of July

Blood Donation Campaign

  Youth organization at Peradeniya Parish organized a Blood Donation Campaign on 17th March, collaboration with Setik -Kandy

Year of Faith

Faith in the Bible

The Bishop of Kandy

Saint Joseph Vaz