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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)


His Holiness Pope Francis has Appointed Rt. Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Fernando as the Bishop of Mannar

Pope Francis named Auxiliary Bishop Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel Fernando as the new bishop of the Diocese of Mannar (Sri Lanka). Bishop Fernando will transfer from the Archdiocese of Colombo to replace Retired Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai who was the Administrator of the diocese from January 2016. Bishop Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel Fernando was born on May...

St. Joseph Vaz National Day

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Annual Clergy Retreat 2017

Annual retreat of the priests in the diocese of kandy was held at Chalakkudi in India.It was a charistmatic retreat and held on the theme of Leadership and Priestly Spirituality

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Feast of St. Theresa’s Church -Peradeniya 2017

St.Theresa’s Church Peradeniya celebrated it’s annual feast and festive high mass was celebrated by Very Rev.Fr.Milroy Fonseka ,Vicar General of the diocese.

Media Programme on Modern Technology

Media Programme on Modern Technology was organized by the Diocesan Social Communications Centre at Tawalanthenna Parish. .

Solemn Declaration of a New Parish

Solid Waste Management Programme

  The Caritas Solid Waste Management Programme is gaining increasing popularity and several schools, higher educational institutions, and religious institutions have made use of the provided by Caritas Sri Lanka to learn about this subject. In the month of September 2017 the programs were conducted for the Clergy of the Diocese of Kandy , SEDEC...

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The Bishop of Kandy

YEAR of Saint Joseph Vaz