The Philatelic Bureau of the Department of Posts of Sri Lanka has issued two new postage stamps in the denominations of Rs. 15.00 and Rs. 35.00 and a souvenir sheet in the denomination of Rs. 50.00 on November 26, 2017, to mark the Christmas celebrations of 2017.
|Date of Issue||26th November 2017|
Rs.15.00 :Vojitha Heshan Herath
|Stamp Size:||41mm x 30mm|
|Sheet Composition:||20 stamps per sheet|
Foundation stone for the cathedral was laid on the third day of the Feast of St Anthony which had fallen on June 13, 1875 and construction was completed within a very short period. This cathedral was blessed on December 15, 1877. This became a cathedral of the Kandy diocese with Kandy becoming an Archduchy in January 1887 which till then existed as a Diocese.
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