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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 Thursday, December 18, 2014 8:58 PM
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Official Hymn for Pope Francis Visit to Sri Lanka 2015

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 sungS 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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News Letter | December
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The Bishops, Priests, Some Religious and a few invitees took part in a dignified Celebration to Mark the 67th Anniversary of St. Francis Xavier's Seminary, Kalegana. The day's proceedings had a some cultural items, and very specially Basketball and Cricket Matches, between the Seminarians and Priests.

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