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Diocese of Taungngu

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Pre-primary School - Students:
    120
  • Pre-primary schools:
    4
  • Primary School - Students:
    400
  • Primary Schools:
    5

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Boarding Houses:
    30 (for boys and girls)
  • Dispensaries:
    13 (at Parish Convents, treating minor illness and dispensing medical help)
  • Family Apostolate (carried out by the Religious Sisters)
  • Karuna Taungngu Social Service:
    Address: Catholic Church, Taungngu, Myanmar
    Phone: +95 54-21147
    Director: Giovanni Meska
    Coordinator: Father Richard Ah Kho
  • Orphanage:
    1 (with 30 babies)
  • Rural Educational and Health Care (carried out by Zetamans in some villages)

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Address of Contact for all Commissions::
    Catholic Diocesan Center
    Catholic Church Compound
    Khay mar Street
    Taungngu. Myanmar
    Phone: +95 54-24297
  • Commission for Bible Apostolate:
    In-Charge: Father John Saw Gawdy
  • Commission for Culture:
    In-Charge: Father Damiano Aye ko
  • Commission for Ecumenism:
    In-Charge: Father George Win Myint
  • Commission for Education and Teachers Training:
    In-Charge: Father Linus Than Lwin
  • Commission for Evangelization and Catechesis:
    In-Charge: Fathers Emilio and Matteo Joi
  • Commission for Family:
    In-Charge: Father Egidio Kyaw Sein
  • Commission for Health:
    In-Charge: Father Cyrilo Than
  • Commission for Inter-Religious Dialogue and Culture:
    In-Charge: Father Pio Myat Tha
  • Commission for Laity:
    In-Charge: Father John Saw Wahn
  • Commission for Liturgy:
    In-Charge: Father John Pho Min
  • Commission for Peace and Justice:
    In-Charge: Father Sebastian Thein Maung
  • Commission for SIGNIS:
    In-Charge: Father Ubaldo Ah Tit
  • Commission for Youth:
    In-Charge: Father Basilio Saw Lin Aung
  • Episcopal Commission for Clergy:
    In-Charge: Father Peter Kyaw Tint
  • Karuna Taungngu Social Service:
    In-Charge: Father Richard Ah Kho
  • Pontifical Missionary society:
    In-Charge: Father Dennis Ba Maung

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Action
  • Children Association
  • Daughters of Mary Association
  • Daughters of Mary Association
  • Legion of Mary
  • Parish Council or Elders Association
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul
  • St. Anne's Association

Social Communications

  • Mini recording studio for religious and cultural songs and a printing press
  • There is no Social Communication Office but a Diocesan Director for Social Communications with his workshop room
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