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The original Diocese of Galle comprised the Southern and Sabaragamuwa civil Provinces. As such it extended from the foot – hills of Utuwankanda to the coastal parish of Hambantota, covering an area of 4038,75 Sq miles of the most varied aspect from the point of view of scenery, population and pastoral engagements.


Bishop of Galle

Recent Updates | Last Updated on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 3:25 PM
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Hymn | Saint Joseph Vaz 

This hymn was composed in 2012 to celebrate the commemoration of 300 years since the birth of Blessed Joseph Vaz.
The hymn could be sung in both Sinhala and Tamil languages in the same Melody and Meaning.

Lyrics and Music composed by Rev. Fr. Anthony Hemantha Peiris of the Diocese of Badulla.

Translated in to Tamil by Rev. Fr. Michael Rajendram Pillai of the Diocese of Galle.

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There were 50 children from North who participated in the programme with about 40 children from the south.  The purpose of the camp was to create unity and harmony among the children.  For the opening session of the camp there were dignitaries from various quarters such as Priests, Nuns, Buddhist clergy, education director, Government officials.  The camp lasted for four days with the participation of 140 persons.

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