St. Anthony’s Cathedral – Kandy





St. Anthony’s Cathedral, Kandy

The Easter Triduum – 2019

18th April 2019    –              Holy Thursday   –              5.00 P.m.


19th April 2019    –              Good Friday

Way of the Cross               8.30 a.m.

Service                                3.00 p.m.


20th April 2019    –              Easter Virgil        –              7.00 p.m.


21st April 2019    –              Easter Sunday   –              7.00 a.m. (Tamil)

8.45 a.m.  (Sinhala)

11.00 a.m. (English)


Hanthana            –              10.00 a.m. (Tamil)


NB : Easter Sunday no Mass in the Evening

Christmas Masses

25th December 2017


        Midnight Mass      11.50 p.m. English

                               (Carols 11.10 p.m.-11.40 p.m.)


Morning Masses     07.00 a.m.-Tamil

                                08.45 a.m.-Sinhala

                                11.00 a.m.-English


10.00 a.m.             At St.Sebastian’s  Church,





No Evening Masses on Christmas Day

Sunday 24th (4th Sunday of Advent)

English Mass at 11.00 a.m.




New Year Masses

Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God

1st January 2018


31.12.2017   Thanksgiving  Service &Benediction

                     at 11.15 p.m. followed by

                     New Year Mass at 12.00 Midnight

Day Time Masses

                     07.00 a.m.-Tamil

                     08.45 a.m.-Sinhala

                     05.00 p.m-English


10.00 a.m.    –     At St.Sebastian’s  Church,




Sunday 31st English Mass at 11.00 a.m



Holy Mass Schedule


7.00 a.m. – Tamil
8.30 a.m. – Sinhala
5.00 p.m – English


7.00 a.m. – English


5.00 p.m – English (St.Anthony’s Novena Mass)


5.00 p.m. – Sinhala (Perpetual Help Novena Mass)


5.00 p.m – English


5.00 p.m. – Tamil (Infant Jesus Novena Mass)


5.00 p.m. English (Sunset Mass – Sunday)

First Friday

12.00 noon – Sinhala (School Mass)
Adoration & Benediction After Evening Mass of 5.00 p.m.

First Saturday

7.00 a.m. – Mass at the Grotto – English


1st Tuesday – 4.00 p.m

Our substations

Uduwela Estate – Hantana – 6.00 p.m. – Tamil

Home for Elders
Mahiyawa – 7.00 a.m (Week days)
Sunday – 11.00 a.m (Sinhala)

Good Shepherd Convent
7.00 a.m (Sunday)

Holy Rosary Church – Mahaiyawa
6.00 p.m (Only on 1st Saturday)




Cemetery Masses              –       07.00 a.m English

                                               04.00 p.m Sinhala / Tamil

Cathedral Novena Mass –        12.00 noon – Sinhala


Designing the special Sunday School lessons for the students, in the Year of “St. Joseph Vaz 2017”




Deanery Catechists Lenten Retreat held on 1st April 2017 @ St. Mary’s Church, Gatambe.
Our Special Thanks to Rev. Fr. Cecil Xavier for conducing the days progrmme in both language and our sincere thanks to Very. Rev. Fr. Milroy Fonseka, Very. Rev. Fr. Bala Rajendram, Rev, Fr. Roy Clarence & the Staff, Rev. Fr. Roshan Dilrukshan, Rev. Fr. Joy Mirenda, Rev. Fr. Starrett Melder for joying with us & for the support rendered to the Catechetical Apostolate.

3rd Year Seminar for Essay & Lesson Planning held on 29th April 2017.
Our Thanks to Mrs. Brenda Joyies & Miss. Christeena for conducting the programme.

3rd Year residential seminar held on 3rd – 6th May 2017 @ Kadugannawa Seminar Centre.
Our Special Thanks to Rev. Fr. Jevaraj, Rev. Fr. Cecil Xavier, Rev. Fr. Roshan Almedha, Rev. Fr. Jayanath Perera, Mr. Vajira Pandithrathne & Miss. Ann Wijerathne for conducting the seminars in both languages.

This programme was successfully held on 3rd June 2017 @ St. Anthony’s Cathedral Parish Hall. The programme was organized by the Kandy Diocesan Catechetical centre and conducted by the National Catechetical Centre together with The Ceylon Bible Society. There were 180 participants in both languages.
Our Special thanks to Rev. Fr. Piyal Janaka( The National Catechetical Director), Rev. Fr. Ivan Jayasundara (The Parish Priest,St. Anthony’s Cathedral, Kandy) Mrs. Lakshini Fernando (Sectary Genarl- Ceylon Bible Society), Mr. Wilakshitha Mendis(HR Manager) & The Staff of the Bible Society for your presences & Cooperation to make this event.




Confirmation 2015

35 Children were confirmed by His Lordship on 06th October 2013 at St Anthony’s Cathedral, Kandy.

Annual Church Feast of St.Anthony’s Cathedral, Kandy 2013


Newly built Adoration Chaple at St.Anthony’s Cathedral blessed and opened by Rt.Rev.Dr.Vianney Fernando,Bishop of Kandy on 15th January 2012.