The Catholic National Commission for Laity has organised the “St. Joseph Vaz National Day” on November 4th, 2017 as the grand finale to the Year of St .Joseph Vaz and to reflect on his life and mission under the theme of “Let us fulfil the dream of St. Joseph Vaz by bearing witness to the Gospel.”
The St. Joseph Vaz National Day programme will unfold at the National Shrine of St. Anthony, Wahakotte. The programme will began at 11am with the inauguration of an exhibition on the life and mission of St. Joseph Vaz and the work of the Lay Apostolates. At 5.00pm there will be a special presentation on the life and mission of St. Joseph Vaz by His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Vianney Fernando (Bishop of Kandy and the Chairman of St. Joseph Vaz National Secretariat).