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dioThe Diocese of Badulla began modestly 40 years ago on 18th December 1972. The first Bishop of Badulla Most Rev. Dr. D. Leo Nanayakkara, O.S.B. of revered memory, left the long established See of Kandy and gladly undertook to pioneer the new diocese, co-terminus with the civil Province of Uva, the poorest province of Sri Lanka. The newly demarcated diocese consisted of four parishes, Badulla, Bandarawela, Lunugala and Welimada, which had already existed as part of the diocese of Kandy. Almost immediately after assuming the reins of the new diocese, he established a mission centre at Bibile, the Catechetical apostolate, Mission Development Apostolate, Committee for InterReligious Dialogue and the Social Arm of the Diocese – The Uva Socio-Economic and Community Development (USCOD) Centre – which attended to communitarian social action and welfare including healing and care of the sick through medical clinics in the outstations and care of leprosy patients through monthly visits by nursing Sisters, the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary who worked in the Diocese. Bishop Leo died in 1982, having increased the Parishes to 10 (ten). Read More


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Past & Latest Events

Lenten Programme

17 Mar 2018 | 09:00 am

Major Superiors Gathered

25 Feb 2018 | 08:00 am

Lenten programmes

17 Feb 2018 | 09:00 am

Address by Dr.Jehan

29 Jan 2018 | 10:00 am

Mark the end of year

13 Jan 2018 | 09:00 am

Catechists Day 2017

11 Dec 2017 | 09:00 am

SEDEC Caritas

27 Nov 2017 | 08:00 am

YCS Day 2017

18 Nov 2017 | 11:00 am

Feast at Thanamalwila

18 Nov 2017 | 10:00 am

National Director Address

30 Oct 2017 | 09:00 am

Christianity Revisions

13 Oct 2017 | 08:00 am

Bible Competitions

05 Oct 2017 | 09:00 am
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