Diocese of Banmaw

Catholic Church

– Our Vision –

The Church that is a united and participatory people of God, working together with faith, hope and love to build God’s kingdom of peace and justice.

– Our Inspiration –

“That They may have Life and have It abundantly.”

(Jn 10:10)
Logo of Banmaw Diocese

– Our Mission –

The Diocese of Banmaw seeks to empower as many people as possible in becoming fully developing followers of Christ.

Brief About

The Diocese of Banmaw

Created on August 28, 2006 by His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, the Diocese of Banmaw is situated in the Southeast region of Kachin State which is in the Northern part of Myanmar, and bordered with China to the East, Myitkyina Diocese to the Northwest, Mandalay and Lashio Dioceses to the South.

Banmaw Diocese includes Banmaw, Momauk, Shwegu and Mansi administrative townships. And it is approximately 10,741 Sq.klm with a Civil population of about 372,275 and a Catholic population of 34,151 living in 13 parishes.

General Statistics



Catholic Population

Catholic Families



Moving Towards

Our Vision & Mission

Caritas Banmaw


Parishes &

Mass Times

News & Media

Sunday Gospel

Our Bishop &

Diocese of Banmaw

Commissions & Offices




Short Video About

Our Beautiful Town & Banmaw Diocese

Short Video about the Diocese of Banmaw, created for the Occasion of Welcoming Pope Francis to Myanmar in 2017.

From the Diocese

Latest News & Updates

Saradaw Ginwang Kunhting Jau galai ai lam

Saradaw Ginwang Kunhting Jau galai ai lam

2020 ning May shata praw 30 ya jahpawt hta Wa Saradaw Raymond Sumlut Gam hku nna woi awn shang lawm galaw ai Missa hkungga ngut ai hte rau Saradaw ginwang kunhting jum ai lit magam galai ai lamang kadun hpe galaw lai wa sai. Ndai lamang hta nnan e...

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Saradaw Ginwang Amyu Shayi ni a Zuphpawng kaba

Saradaw Ginwang Amyu Shayi ni a Zuphpawng kaba

2020 ning February shata 25-26 ya shani hta Manmaw Saradaw Ginwang Amyu shayi hpung ni a shawng lam masing hte seng ang ai zuphpawng kaba hpe Jau nta zuphpawng gawk hta galaw lai wa sai. Ndai zuphpawng kaba hpe atsawm rai ngut kre ai du hkra galaw...

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Visit to

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

St. Patrick's Cathedral, Banmaw


St. Patrick’s Cathedral is built by Columban Missionaries in 1930s and located at the corner of Mandalay-Myitkyina road and Yone Gyi street, and next to No (2) Basic Education High School.

Sunday Services

6:00 am, 8:00 am, 10:00 am

6:00 am