A Sinhala – Tamil Hymn to Commemorate Saint Joseph Vaz


BT. V. Antony Raj


Saint Joseph Vaz
Saint Joseph Vaz


Saint Joseph Vaz was born on April 21, 1651, in the village of Benaulim, Goa, India.

In 2012, to commemorate the birth of the Saint of India and Sri Lanka., Rev. Fr. Anthony Hemantha Peiris of the Diocese of Badulla, Sri Lanka, wrote the Lyrics in Sinhala and also composed the music of the hymn sung in the following video.

Rev. Fr. Michael Rajendram Pillai of the Diocese of Galle translated the lyrics to Tamil.

The hymn is sung in both Sinhala and Tamil languages in the same Melody.



Here are the lyrics and the music sheet.

Hymn to St. Joseph Vaz in Sinhalese and Tamil

Music Sheet Page 1

Music Sheet Page 2






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