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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)


Prayer to Our Lady for deliverance from Covid-19

The Feast Mass of St.Theresa’s Church Peradeniya.

            The Feast Mass of St.Theresa’s Church Peradeniya was celebrated on 4th of October 2020. The Feast Mass was celebrated by Rt.Rev.Dr.Joseph Vianney Fernando. A very special thanks to Pariah Priest Rev.Fr.K.L. Leslie Perera and the Parishioners of Peradeniya.

Kandy Vicariate Holy Childhood Animators Meeting

  Kandy Vicariate Holy Childhood Animators meeting was held on 19th of September 2020 at the Kandy Diocese Media Center. There were about 20 Animators took part in this Meeting. They discussed about Christmas Programmes for 2020 and next year plan

News & Activities

Symposium – Evangelizing Mission of the Church

Symoposium held on 14th and 15th  September 2020 at “Oblate Scholasticate” Ampitiya. On Pastoral Community in the Service of the Evangelizing Mission of the Church. All Kandy Diocese priests with their Chief Shepherd took part in this Symoposium.

First Holy Communion Service at St. Theresa’s Church Peradeniya

First Holy Communion service was held  at St.Theresa’s Church Peradeniya on 12th of September 2020. There were 15 children received the  Holy Communion on that day.        

First Holy Communion Service Mass of Sacred Heart Church Katugastota

  First Holy Communions Service Mass of Sacred Heart Church Katugastota was held on 2020.09.05 (Today) at 09.00 a.m. The Chief Celebrant was their Parish Priest Very Rev.Fr. Milroy Fonseka and Rev.Fr.Ranga Chalitha Perera (Assitant Parish Priest). There were 40 Children were received First Holy Communion Today.  

Kandy Diocesan Priests Annual Retreat

The Annual Retreat of Kandy Doicese Priests was held at Lewella Retreat House on 24th of August to 29th of August with our Chief Shepherd, The Main Preacher was Rev.Fr.Nishantha Cooray TOR and he was conducted the Program.

Daily Reading links

The Bishop of Kandy


Year of Misssionary Revival