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.

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Catholic Population

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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

San Francis Xavier Mama Jawng Nta Ningnan

San Francis Xavier Mama Jawng Nta Ningnan

2020 ning February shata praw (21) bat hpang manga ya shani jahpawt 8:00 AM aten hta Mama jawng nta ningnan hpe Manmaw Saradaw Ginwang Up Wa Saradaw Raymond kaw nna lairi rep, shaman ntsin lapri let nta ningnan shaman poi Missa hkungga kaba hpe...

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Wa Jau Francis Maran Aung Seng Naw a Jau Shatai Poi

Wa Jau Francis Maran Aung Seng Naw a Jau Shatai Poi

Deacon Francis Maran Aung Seng Naw gaw 2019 ning March shata praw 26 ya shani e Momauk Jau Ginwang Chyenan lawk hta gaw de da ai San Patrick nawku jawng hta Manmaw Saradaw Ginwang Up Wa Saradaw Raymond Sumlut Gam a lata hta htani htana jau aya hpe...

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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