Pastoral Activities


The Eparchy of Bahir Dar Dessie Pastoral Activities Commission takes the role of coordinating the pastoral office and collaborates with the Parishes Pastoral Activities Coordination offices incapacitating them in the field of pastoral ministry through meetings, experience sharing and workshops. Based on the mandate of Jesus “Go therefore, make disciples of all nations, baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit and teach them to observe all the commands I gave you’ (Mt 28:19), the Pastoral Commission tries to implement the command of Jesus to teach all the people to observe his command by facilitating workshops, preparing teaching materials, etc. The Coordination office imports, translates, publishes and distributes different religious books and Church documents which are considered useful to deepen the Catholic teaching.

At the moment the Pastoral Activities Commission has all together comprises of the following Departments and Units:-

  1. Pastoral Activities Coordination
  2. Communication and Public Relation
  3. Peace and Justice Department
  4. Family, Laity and Youth Ministry Unit
  5. Ecclesial Movement Unit
  6. School of Evangilization
  7. Eparchial IMCS and CLC Movement


The Eparchy of Bahir Dar Dessie Pastoral Activities Commission is guided by the Vision, Mission and Core Values of the Catholic Church. The PAC Office is meant to render service to all ecclesiastical jurisdictions in view of establishing a Eparchial pastoral plan which could reflect unity, and deepen the faith of the Catholic community through its activities.

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