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DIOCESE

Vicariatus Apostolicus Jolo

Suffragan of Zamboanga

Created Apostolic Prefecture: October 28, 1953. Elevated to Apostolic
Vicariate: July 12, 1958. Comprises the whole Province of Sulu and the entire Province of Tawi-Tawi with its 457 islands and islets.
Titular: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, July 16.

Bishop Most Reverend
ANGELITO RENDON LAMPON, OMI, DD
Born: March 1, 1950 in M’lang, Cotabato. Ordained Priest:
March 26, 1977. Appointed as the Fifth Bishop of Jolo: December 8, 1997.
Ordained Bishop: January 6, 1998. Installed
Bishop: February 17, 1998. Titular Bishop of Valliposita.
Bishop’s Residence Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
Mobile: 0928-450-5244
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Present Status
Population ……1,736,868 (approx.)
Catholics … …… 24,890 (approx.)
Area …………… 2,687.8 sq.kms.
Personnel (All Filipinos):
Bishop… …………………… 1
Priests… ……………………11
Brothers……………………… 7
Sisters… ……………………22
Members of Secular Institute... 7

Diocesan Divisions:

Vicariate……………………… 1
Parishes……………………… 5
Missions……………………… 6
Sacraments and Sacramentals:
Baptisms of Children……… 199
Baptism of of Adult… ………46
Total…………………… 245
Confirmations… ………… 204
First Communions……………83
Deaths… ……………………54

Marriages:

Between Catholics… ……15
Mixed… ………………… 1
Total……………………16
Educational Centers:
College……………………… 1
Enrolment… ……… 2,909
High Schools:
Junior… ………………… 7
Enrolment………… 3,884
Senior… ………………… 3
Enrolment… …… 2,152
Elementary Schools………… 3
Enrolment… ……… 1,326
Kindergarten………………… 5
Enrolment… ………… 347

DIOCESAN CURIA

Chancery Vicar General: Rev. Fr. Federico Labaglay, OMI
Chancellor/Treasurer: Rev. Fr. Jefferson C. Nadua, OMI
General Services
Personnel/Admin. Officer: Rev. Fr. Jefferson C. Nadua, OMI
Cashier: Mrs. Dionesia S. Escabarte
Bookkeeper: Ms. Jocelyn C. Barrios
Bishop’s Office Staff: Ms. Grace Z. Quito, AND

ADMINISTRATIVE SECTION
Vicariate Admin. Board:
Most Rev. Angelito R. Lampon, OMI, DD,Rev. Fr. Federico Labaglay, OMI,
Rev. Fr. Ramil B. Janguin, DCJ,Rev. Fr. Romeo S. Saniel, OMI

Presbyterial Council:
Rev. Fr. Federico Labaglay, OMI, Rev. Fr. Ramil B. Janguin, DCJ, Rev. Fr. Rodel F. Lopez, OMI

JUDICIARY SECTION
Shares Judiciary Office with the Archdiocese of Zamboanga,
Zamboanga Matrimonial Court of First Instance (Interdiocesan Tribunal for the Archdiocese),
Prelatures of Ipil, Basilan and the Apostolic Vicariate of Jolo.

PASTORAL SECTION
Vicariate Coordinating Team:
Vicariate Coordinator: Rev. Fr. Rodel F. Lopez, OMI
Parochial Ministry: Rev. Fr. Jefferson C. Nadua, OMI
Education Ministry: Rev. Fr. Ramil B. Janguin, DCJ
Health Ministry: Sr. Teresita S. Ante, DC
Mass Media Ministry: Ms. Babylyn K. Omar
Social Action Director: Ms. Ramona G. Pendon, AND
Social Development Ministry: Sr. Anita Acosta, OND
Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation
Ministry: Mrs. Juludy Elam
Commission on Inter-Religious Dialogue: Mrs. Juludy Elam
Commission on Lay Apostolate: Mrs. Daisy B. delos Reyes
NDJC Chaplain: Bro. Angelo Roberto T. Diana, OMI

Commission on Liturgy & Campus
Ministry: Bro. Angelo Roberto T. Diana, OMI
Commission on Youth: Ms. Cheryl Quijano
Commission on Family Life: Mrs. Melinda Ranario
Commission on Vocations: Rev. Fr. Marjeo L. Delfin, OMI
Commission on Basic Christian Communities: Ms. Marissa Baga
Lay Representative: Mr. Leobaldo Hernandez

ORGANIZATIONS, MOVEMENTS, OFFICES AND DIRECTORY
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
Parish Pastoral Council President: Mrs. Daisy B. delos Reyes

Knights of Columbus:
SK Ramon Milan, Jolo Assembly District – No. J-21 District Deputy;
SK Ricky Morales, Bishop Francis McSorley – Council No. 4552 Grand Knight;
SK Zaldy Bulanon, Fr. Emile Bolduc – Council No. 8181 Grand
Knight and SK Hilario Locquiao, Jr., Mt. Carmel – Council No. 9419 Grand Knight
Catholic Women’s League President: Mrs. Aileen S. Papa
Secular Third Order of Discalced
Carmelites President: Mrs. Thelma Villanueva
Lay Council of the Sacred Heart
Chapel President: Dra. Marian Lao
Liturgical Associates President: Mr. Darren Datiles
Couples for Christ Area Coordinator: Mrs. Belen Sanaani
Family Life Apostolate Coordinator: Mrs. Delia M. Hoe
Divine Mercy Lay Coordinator: Mrs. Rose Pang
Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Parish, Siasi, 7412 Sulu
Parish Pastoral Council President: Mr. Ben Carillo
Knights of Columbus, St. Eugene de Mazenod Council No. 11717
Grand Knight: SK Gilbert Barade
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish, Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi
Parish Pastoral Council President: Ms. Erlinda T. Chio
Knights of Columbus Council No. 8685
Grand Knight: SK Roberto Tubog
Our Lady of Peace & Good Voyage Parish, Cagayan de Tawi-Tawi
Parish Pastoral Council President: Mrs. Rafunzel Boringgot
Sto. Niño Parish, Batu-Batu, Tawi-Tawi
Parish Pastoral Council President: Mrs. Jocelyn Misolania
Knights of Columbus Grand Knight: SK Nestor Cobarubias

INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATE LIFE,SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE

MEN
Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI)
Diocesan Clergy of Jolo (DCJ)
Marist Brothers of the Schools (FMS)

WOMEN
Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul (DC)
Discalced Nuns of the Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel (OCD)
Society of the Oblates of Notre Dame (OND)
Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena (OP)

SECULAR INSTITUTE

Associates of Notre Dame (AND) EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
Notre Dame of Jolo College (NDJC) (F-1954), Gandasuli, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
President: Rev. Fr. Romeo S. Saniel, OMI
Chaplain: Bro. Angelo Roberto T. Diana, OMI
Enrolment: 2,909
Notre Dame of Jolo College Senior HS (NDJC Senior High) (F-2016)
Principal: Mr. Edgar Acevedo
Enrolment: 1,609
Notre Dame of Jolo High School- Kasulutan (F-1959), Gandasuli, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
Director/Principal: Bro. Mark Laurea, FMS
Enrolment: 1,003
Notre Dame of Jolo for Girls (F-1948), Kasanyangan Village, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
Head of School/Directress: Sr. Josmarie Salamania, OP
Enrollment: 792
Notre Dame of Jolo Elementary (F-1963),
Kasanyangan Village, Jolo 7400 Sulu
Principal: Sr. Fatima Gomez, OP
Enrolment: 646
Notre Dame Asturias Elementary & Kindergarten (F-1946), Asturias, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
Principal: Sr. Fatima Gomez, OP
Enrolment: 792
Notre Dame of Siasi High School Department (F-1949), Siasi, 7412 Sulu
Junior High School:
Director: Rev. Fr. Ramil B. Janguin, DCJ
Principal: Mrs. Gemma Quiniano
Enrolment: 274
Senior High School (F-2016)
Coordinator: Mr. Jul Halun
Enrolment: 210
Notre Dame of Siasi Elementary & Kindergarten
Department (F-1976), Siaisi, 7412 Sulu
Director: Rev. Fr. Ramil B. Janguin, DCJ
Principal: Mrs. Gemma D. Quiniano
Enrolment: Elementary: 224
Kindergarten: 28
Bajau Learning Center, Siasi, 7412 Sulu
In-Charge: Nurhaida M. Aripin & Esther Ilahan
Enrolment: 75
Notre Dame of Bongao High School Department (F-1951), Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi
Tel.: (068) 268-1089 Loc. 1047
Directress: Sr. Ma. Diana Fe T. Gillesania, OND
Enrolment: Junior HS: 793 Senior
HS: 333
Notre Dame of Bongao Elementary & Pre-School Department (F-1951), Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi
Tel.: (068) 268-1089 Loc. 1277
Principal: Mrs. Josephine de Guzman
Enrolment: Elementary: 456
Pre-School: 81
Bajau Learning Center (F-2006), Bongao, Tawi-Tawi
In-Charge: Sr. Teresita S. Ante, DC
Enrolment: 77
Notre Dame of Tabawan High School (F-1957), Tabawan, Tawi-Tawi
Director/Principal: Rev. Fr. Danilo S. Pacate, OMI
Enrolment: 364
Notre Dame of Sibutu High School (F-1957), Sibutu, Tawi-Tawi
Director/Principal: Bro. Rusel S. Ricabar, OMI
Enrolment: 178
Notre Dame of Cagayan de Mapun High School (F-1963),
Cagayan de Mapun, Tawi-Tawi
Director: Rev. Fr. Renante M. Aban, OMI
Enrolment: 480

PARISHES
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral (F-1864),
Gen. Arolas St., Walled City, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
Titular: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, July 16
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jefferson C. Nadua, OMI
Population (Cath.): 11,833
Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
Parish (F-1949), Siasi, 7412 Sulu
Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ricky Bacolcol, DCJ
Population (Cath.): 1,868
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish (F-1951), Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi
Titular: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, October 7
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Federico Labaglay, OMI
Population (Cath.): 9,411
Our Lady of Peace & Good Voyage Parish (F-1959), Cagayan de Mapun, Tawi-Tawi
Titular: Our Lady of Peace & Good Voyage, August 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Renante M. Aban, OMI
Population (Cath.): 549
Sto. Niño Parish (F-1962), Batu-Batu, Tawi-Tawi
Titular: Sto. Niño, January 17
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Roger Caalim, OMI
Population (Cath.): 865 Sub-Parish
Sacred Heart of Jesus Chapel (F-1941), Asturias, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
Titular: Sacred Heart of Jesus, June
Population: Included in the Jolo Cathedral list

MISSION STATIONS
Sibutu Mission (F-1956)
Titular: St. Francis of Assissi, Oct. 4
Mission-in-Charge: Bro. Rusel Ricabar, OMI
Population (Cath.): 36
Tabawan Mission (F-1963)
Titular: Notre Dame, Sept. 8
Mission-in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Danilo S. Pacate, OMI
Population (Cath.): 35
Sitangkai (Halo-Sugbu) Missions (F-1987)
Titular: St. Eugene de Mazenod, May 21
Mission-in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Raul S. Veneracion, OMI
Population (Cath.): 120
Tongheat Mission (F-1992)
Titular: St. Niño, January 17
Mission-in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Raul S. Veneracion, OMI
Population (Cath.): 110
Kualabaru Mission (F-2005)
Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8
Mission-in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Federico Labaglay, OMI
Population (Cath.): 63

HOSPITAL
Holy Family Hospital (F-1968), Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi
(Owned and managed by the Vicariate Apostolic of Jolo)
Administrator: Dra. Maureen Tidal
Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Federico Labaglay,

OMI HEALTH PROGRAMS
Bongao Community Health Programs (F-1980),
Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi (7 communities)
In-Charge:
Sr. Teresita S. Ante, DC Jolo Community Health Programs (F-1975),
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral Compound, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
In-Charge: Ms. Shirley Nocete

COMMUNITY CENTERS
Basic Ecclesial Community Center (Central Office) (F-1990),
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral Compound, Jolo 7400 Sulu
Program Coordinator: Ms. Marissa Baga
Vicariate Multi-Purpose Gymnasium & Bowling Center (D-1985), Martirez St., Jolo, 7400 Sulu
In-Charge: Associates of Notre Dame (AND)
Social Development Ministry Sewing Center (F-1986)
(Owned by the Vicariate and managed by the OND Sisters)
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral Compound, Jolo, 7400, Sulu
In-Charge: Sr. Anita Acosta,
OND MASS MEDIA CENTERS DXMM-AM 927 KHZ (F-1986)/ TV
Channel 10 (F-1991), Gandasuli, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
Coordinator: Ms. Imelda Paraja
DXGD-AM 549 KHZ (F-1988), Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi
Coordinator: Ms. Babylyn K. Omar

FORMATION CENTERS/DORMITORIES
De Mazenod Formation Center/Residence Hall (F-1994), Martirez St., Jolo, 7400 Sulu
In-Charge: Associates of Notre Dame (AND)
Vicariate Pastoral and Catechetical Center (F-1986),
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral Compound, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
In-Charge: Sr. Virginia N. Ylaya, OND
Notre Dame Formation Center (F-1982), Kakuyagan Phase III, Jolo 7400 Sulu
Carmelite Sisters of Charity’s House, Kasalamatan Village, Jolo 7400 Sulu
Notre Dame Review & Human Resource Center (F-1985)
(Owned and operated by the Missionary
Oblates of Mary Immaculate of the Notre Dame of Jolo College), Gandasuli, Jolo, 7400 Sulu
Bongao Formation Center (F-2004), Datu Halun St., Bongao, Tawi-Tawi
† Necrology †
2016: Fr. Romeo P. Villanueva, OMI