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DIOCESE

(Diocesis Butuanensis)

Created: March 20, 1967. Erected: July 10, 1967. Comprises: the City of
Butuan and the Civil Provinces of Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur.
Titular: St. Joseph, May 19th.

Bishop
Most Reverend
JUAN DE DIOS M. PUEBLOS, DD
Born: March 8, 1943 in Loon, Bohol. Ordained Priest:
March 28, 1968. Ordained Bishop: June 24, 1985.
Appointed Titular Bishop of Zaba: April 29, 1985.
Appointed Second Bishop of Butuan: Nov. 24, 1995.
Installed as Bishop of Butuan: January 17, 1996.
Mailing Address:
Bishop’s Residence
Ampayon, 8600 Butuan City
P.O. Box 54
Tel.: (085) 342-3747; 342-3749
Fax: (085) 816-9251
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Auxillary Bishop Emeritus
Most Rev . Zacarias C. Jimenez, DD
Born: November 5, 1947 in Inabanga, Bohol. Ordained Priest: April 17,
1973. Ordained Bishop: January 6, 1995. Appointed as Bishop of Pagadian:
Dec. 2, 1994. Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Butuan: June 11, 2003.
Archbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga
Most Rev . Carmelo D.F. Morelos , DD, JCD, STL, PhL
Born: December 11, 1930 in Sorsogon, Sorsogon. Ordained Priest: April
03, 1954. Appointed First Bishop of Butuan: April 4, 1967. Appointed
Metropolitan Archbishop of Zamboanga: December 8, 1994. Installed
Metropolitan Archbishop of Zamboanga: March 7, 1995.

PRESENT STATUS
Bishops… ……………………… 1
Auxiliary Bishops… …………… 1
Bishop Emeritus………………… 1
Priests:
Active in the Diocese… ……77
Active in other Dioceses… … 2
On Study Leave……………… 2
On Sick Leave… …………… 1
Working Abroad… ………… 6
Retired Priest………………… 1
Guest Priest:
Filipino(s)………………… 2
Deacons………………………… 5
Seminarians:
Theology Students… ………25
Philosophy… ………………67
Pre-College… ………………30
Minor (High School)…………97
Total…………………… 219
Religious Orders/Cong.:
Male… ……………………… 6
Female… ……………………10
Total………………………16
Religious Priests:
Filipinos………………………25
Foreigners…………………… 6
Total………………………31
Religious Brothers:
Filipinos……………………… 3
Religious Sisters:
Filipinos…………………… 100
Foreigner(s)… ……………… 1
Total…………………… 101
Sacrament & Sacramentals:
Baptism:
Children… ………… 16,180
Adult… …………… 3,467
Total……………… 19,647
Confirmation…………… 17,916
First Communion……… 28,979
Matrimony:
Between Catholics…… 2,324
Between Catholics &
Non-Catholics…………36
Total………………… 2,360
Deaths… ……………… 3,502
Diocesan-Owned &
Administered Schools:
Grade Schools… …………… 4
Population… ………… 292
High Schools………………… 6
Population… ……… 2,838
Colleges……………………… 5
Population… ……… 3,628
Universities… ……………… 1
Population… ……… 6,848
Total Population… …… 13,606
Religious-Owned &
Administered Schools:
Kindergarten/
Pre-Schools……… 3 / 124
Grade Schools… …… 1 / 249
High Schools………… 3 / 464
Colleges……………… 1 / 830
Total… ………………… 1,667
Diocesan Divisions:
Districts………………………11
Vicariates… …………………11
Parishes………………………52
Quasi-Parishes… …………… 2
Chinese Community………… 1
Other Institutions:
Retreat Centers……………… 1
Catechetical Centers………… 1
Pastoral Centers… ………… 1
Orphanages… ……………… 2
Home for the Aged… ……… 1
Printing Press… …………… 1
Necrology… …………………… 2

DIOCESAN CURIA
Mailing Address:
Bishop’s Residence
Ampayon, 8600 Butuan City
P.O. Box 54
Tel.: (085) 342-3747; 342-3749
Fax: (085) 816-9251
Email: lospadresbxu_chancery@
yahoo.com
Vicars General: Most Rev. Zacarias
C. Jimenez, DD; Rev. Msgr. Marcelino
J. Caldoza, VG, STL
Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Siegfred B. Dosdos,
JCL
Vice-Chancellor: Rev. Fr. James Michael
M. Abellanosa, STL
Oeconomus: Rev. Fr. Joie L. Acedera
Property Custodian: Rev. Fr. Juliano
B. Ong
Secretary to the Bishop: Rev. Fr. James
Michael M. Abellanosa, STL
Personal Secretary to the Bishop/
Chancery Staff: Mrs. Venus B.
Antiga; Ms. Shiryl O. Felicis
Treasury And Auditing Department
Tel.: (085) 342-3747, 342-3749
Fax: (085) 816-9251
Oeconomus: Rev. Fr. Joie L. Acedera
Cashier: Mrs. Marivic A. Escobido
Staff: Mrs. Lorlyn Jane L. Cabahug
Bookkeeper: Ms. Merlita S. Ebaya
External Auditor: Mrs. Lilibeth P.
Tindoy

LIST OF COMMISSIONS,
MINISTRIES, APOSTOLATES AND
ORGANIZATION
Diocesan Pastoral Director/BEC Diocesan
Coordinator: Rev. Msgr.
Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC
Commission On Worship
Ministry On Liturgy: Rev. Fr. Fortunato
I. Leopardas
Ministry of the Extra Ordinary Eucharistic
Ministers: Rev. Fr. Fortunato
I. Leopardas; Mr. Arnold
Calang
Ministry of Ushers and Collectors:
Rev. Fr. Fortunato I. Leopardas
Ministry of Music: Rev. Fr. Herbert F.
Jaranilla; Mrs. Flordeliza Felias
Ministry of Altar Servers: Rev. Fr. Dennis
D. Badic; Mr. Bryan Gomez
Ministry of Lectors: Rev. Fr. Joseph
D. Borja; Mrs. Gaudilia Lacre
Commission On Evangelization
Rev. Fr. Almado C. Ecarma
Ministry Of Pastoral Formation: Rev.
Fr. Almado C. Ecarma
Catechetical Apostolate: Rev. Fr. Romeo
G. Garcia; Ms. Gloria Deloso
Family and Life Apostolate Director:
Rev. Fr. James Michael
M. Abellanosa, STL
Couple Coordinator: Mr. & Mrs.
Placido; Virginia Jayoma
Bible Apostolate/CFD: Rev. Fr.
Ruel A. Delector; Mr. Candelario
Rom; Mrs. Letecia Guardion
Lay Formation Apostolate: Rev.
Fr. Cielito A. Orias
Ministry Of Formal Education: Most
Rev. Zacarias C. Jimenez, DD
Agusan Catholic Education
Asso. (ACEA)
Ministry On Mission Apostolate: Rev.
Fr. Alberto B. Eslier
Ministry On Seminary Formation: Rev.
Fr. Guy Arnold L. Pineda
Vocation Apostolate: Committee
on Vocations
Pre-Diaconate Program: Most
Rev. Zacarias C. Jimenez, DD
Pre College-Seminary Program:
Rev. Fr. Michael R. Casinillo
Special Ministries:
Women’s Desk: Rev. Fr. Nilo C. Lapez
Ecumenism: Rev. Fr. Benido B. Tumol,
MSC
Inter-Religious Dialogue: Rev. Fr. Gerardo
E. Chatto Jr.
Itinerant/Migrant People: Rev. Fr. Joselito
T. Galido
Commission On Services
Ministry On Social Action: Rev. Fr.
Stephen M. Brongcano
Social Action Center (NGOs, POs)
Ministry On Health
Chance for the Poor: Sr. Evelia A.
Lunio, MSM
Por Cristo Apostolate: Rev. Fr.
Dandy E. Marababol; Ms. Irish
Dugos; Ms. Joanne Uy
San Pedro Calungsod Alternative
Healing Ministry: Mr. Miguel
Pasok
Ministry On Prison: Rev. Fr. Antonio
A. Saniel
Ministry On Good Governance
Ministry On Indigenous Peoples: Rev.
Fr. Carlito L. Clase
Ministry On Environmental Concerns:
Rev. Fr. Carlito L. Clase
– Ecology
– Justice, Peace and Integrity of
Creation
Ministry On The Deaf: Rev. Fr. Rex T.
Cassion
Catholic Deaf Community of the
Diocese of Butuan: Ms. Euville
Mejias
Commission On Temporalities
Diocesan Chancery Office: Rev. Fr.
Siegfred B. Dosdos, JCL
Diocesan Finance Council: Rev. Fr. Joie
C. Acedera; Ms. Lelibeth Tindoy
Diocesan Museum/Cultural Heritage:
Rev. Fr. Joesilo C. Amalla
Cemeteries: Rev. Fr. Joesilo C. Amalla
Introibo: Rev. Fr. Michael R. Casinillo
Architectural Designs of Churches
and Constructions
Commission On Organizations
Rev. Msgr. Bienvenido A. Betaizar, PC

Church Recognized Organizations
Diocesan
Legion of Mary: Rev. Fr. Joesilo C.
Amalla; Ms. Monina Boaquiña
Sierra Club International: Rev. Fr.
Joseph Alner Y. Garrido; Mrs.
Dulce Balane
Knights of Columbus (KC): Rev. Fr.
Juanito Nuñez; Mr. Enrique Siaboc
Catholic Women’s League(CWL):
Mrs. Freggie L. Bangahon
Daughters of Mary Immaculate
(DMI): Mrs. Pelagia Joven; Mrs.
Evelyn Galero
Mothers Butlers Guild (MBG): Mrs.
Adelfa Yumo
Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen
and Professionals (BCBP):
Mr. Mark Villareal
Filipino Catholic Chinese Women’s Org.:
Rev. Fr. Randy Jasper C. Odchigue,
PhD, STD; Mrs. Virginia Po
Vocation: Committee on Vocations
Parochial
Community of the Compassionate
Women of Jesus (CCWJ): Rev.
Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar,
PC; Mrs. Emerita U. Na
Religious Movements
Diocesan
Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement
(CCRM)
Agusan del Norte: Priest In-Charge:
Rev. Fr. Stephen M. Brongcano
Agusan del Sur: Fr. Ruel Jabonite;
Ms. Nelda Larios
Couples for Christ: Most Rev. Zaracias
C. Jimenez, DD
Agusan del Norte, Agusan del
Sur: Mr. Luis Kong
Mother Thrice Admirable (MTA)
(Schoenstatt): Rev. Fr. Stephen
M. Brongcano; Mr. Benjamen
Cabusas
Parochial
Lingkod ng Panginoon: Mr. Rey Desiata
Experiencing God in the Family
(EGF): Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco,
PC; Mr. Boy Yu
Religious Devotions
Diocesan
Perpetual Dawn Rosary (PDR): Rev.
Fr. Nilo C. Lapez; Engr. Carlito
Oraiz
Divine Mercy Apostolate: Rev. Fr.
Joselito T. Galido; Mrs. Valentina
Plaza
Apostleship of Prayer (Apostolado
sa Pag-ampo): Rev. Msgr. Ruel
S. Lasco, PC; Gloria Siao
Inahan sa Kanunayng Panabang
(ISKP): Mrs. Lilia Tero
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
(PEA): Parish Priests
Parochial
Alliance of Two Hearts: Mrs. Valentina
Plaza; Mrs. Maguinda Cadeliña
Fatimanians: Mrs. Amanda Lacho
Ina Poon Bato: Dra. Mercedes Atupan
Holy Face: Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco, PC
True Vine - Sto. Niño: Most Rev. Zacarias
C. Jimenez, DD; Mrs. Bebie
Abrao
Confradias: Rev. Fr. Joesilo C. Amalla
Ministry On Ordained/Consecrated
Ministers (Men & Women)
Episcopal Vicar for the Clergy: Rev.
Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC
Diocesan Clergy of Butuan: Rev.
Fr. Alberto B. Eslier
Religious Men: Rev. Fr. Artemio
D. Jusayan, OCarm
Episcopal Vicar for the Religious Women:
Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo
Religious Women: Sr. Rosemary
M. Plaza, MSM
Commission On Youth
Diocesan Youth Director: Rev. Fr.
Marwen D. Oclarit
Diocesan Asst. Youth Director: Rev.
Fr. Wesley S. Montalban
Diocesan Youth Coordinator: Mr.
Lourd Ronald C. Bocboc
Diocesan Asst. Youth Coordinator:
Sr. Maria Fe U. Abestano, FSPif
Commission on Vocation
Ministry on Priestly Vocation: Rev.
Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez;
Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco, PC;
Rev. Fr. James Michael M. Abellanosa,
STL; Rev. Fr. Siegfred B.
Dosdos, JCL; Rev. Fr. Fortunato
I. Leopardas; Rev. Fr. Jober A.
Rivera; Rev. Fr. Joseph Alner Y.
Garrido

Parishes And Parochial
Clergy
City Of Butuan

Vicariatus Mariae, Mater Ecclesiae
Vicariate Of Mary, Mother Of
The Church
Vicar Forane: Rev. Msgr. Ruel S.
Lasco, PC
St. Joseph Cathedral (F-1596), E. Luna
St., 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-3521
Diocesan Shrine
Dedication: 9 July 2007
Titular: St. Joseph, May 19
Parish Priest: Most Rev. Juan de
Dios M. Pueblos, DD
Parish Rector: Rev. Fr. Alphonso
Dirk L. Sanchez
Parish Vice Rector: Rev. Fr. Juliano
B. Ong
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Dennis
S. Prisco
Our Mother Of Perpetual Help (F-
1968), Brgy. Holy Redeemer,
8600 Butuan City
Telefax: (085) 342-3402
Titular: Our Mother of Perpetual
Help, 3rd Saturday of June
Bishop in-charge: Most Rev.
Zacarias C. Jimenez, DD
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Dandy
E. Marababol
Sto. Niño Diocesan Shrine (F-1986),
Brgy. Libertad, 8600 Butuan
City
Tel.: (085) 342-8370; 226-5567
Titular: Sto. Niño, 3rd Sunday of
January
Parish Priest: Rev. Msgr. Ruel S.
Lasco, PC
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Dennis
B. Mira; Rev. Fr. Eulogio C. Junio
Immaculate Conception (F-1994),
Brgy. Villa Kanangga, 8600 Butuan
City
Tel.: (085) 341-2977
Titular: Immaculate Conception,
Dec. 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Sansin Zoilo
C. Ebuña, MSC
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Roberto
Y. Villanueva, MSC; Rev. Fr.
Florentino R. De Guzman, MSC
Birhen Sa Kasilak Mindanao Shrine (E-
1997), Brgy. Bading, 8600 Butuan
City
Tel.: (085) 816-2825
Titular: Birhen sa Kasilak, September
8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Romeo G.
Garcia
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Rex T.
Cassion
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Aldrin P.
Alaan
San Vicente Ferrer (F-2001), Brgy.
San Vicente, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 341-2334
Titular: San Vicente Ferrer, April 5
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Luciano M.
Laquinta
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Joesilo
C. Amalla
Our Lady Of Fatima (F-2003), Paradise
Subd., Brgy. Libertad, Butuan
City 8600
Tel.: (085) 341-3212
Titular: Our Lady of Fatima, 2nd
Saturday October
Parish Priest: Rev. Msgr. Marcelino
J. Caldoza, VG, STL
San Isidro Labrador (F-2004), Brgy.
Bonbon, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 226-5624
Titular: San Isidro Labrador,
May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Antonio A.
Saniel
Vicariatus Mariae, Domina Nostra
Sanctuorum Angelorum

Vicariate Of Mary, Our Lady Of The
Holy Angels
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Roel U. Griar
Holy Cross (F-1965), Brgy. Ampayon
8600, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-5388
Titular: Holy Cross, May 30
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joie L.
Acedera
St. Ezekiel Moreno (F-1995), Brgy.
Baan 8600, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 341-8679
Titular: St. Ezekiel Moreno, August
19
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Roel U. Griar
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Felicito
S. Cepeda Jr.
St. Jude Thaddeus - Quasi Parish
(2010), Alviola Village, Butuan
City 8600
Tel.: (085) 342-2315
Titular: St. Jude Thaddeus, October
28
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr.
Siegfred B. Dosdos, JCL
Vicariatus Mariae, Mater Dei
Vicariate Of Mary Mediatrix Of
All Grace
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Joseph D.
Borja
Our Lady Of Snows (F-1994), Las
Nieves 8610, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 360-1858
Titular: Our Lady of the Snows,
August 5
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Eustacio D.
Arnigo Jr.
Sta. Cruz (F-2005), Brgy. Lingayao,
Las Nieves 8610, Agusan del
Norte
Titular: Triumph of the Cross,
May 3
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joseph D.
Borja
Christ The King (F-1956), Brgy. Tungao,
Butuan City
Titular: Christ the King, Last
Sunday in Ordinary Time (November)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Carlito L.
Clase
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Wesley
S. Montalban
Province Of Agusan Del Norte

Vicariatus Mariae, Mater Dei
Vicariate Of Mary, Mother Of God
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Celso N. Laluna
St. Isidore The Farmer (F-1990), RTR
8611, Agusan del Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-1456
Titular: San Isidro Labrador,
May 15
Prish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ruel U. Delector
Nuestra Señora Del Rosario (F-1965),
Brgy. Soriano, Cabadbaran City
8605
Titular: Nuestra Señora del Rosario,
Oct. 7
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Dennis D.
Badic
Our Lady Of The Rosary (F-1965),
Magallanes 8605, Agusan del
Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-0310
Titular: Our Lady of the Rosary,
3rd Saturday of October
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Celso N.
Laluna
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Jenor P.
Luis
Our Lady Of The Presentation (F-
1913), Cabadbaran 8605, Agusan
del Norte
Tel.: (085) 818-1851; 343-1716
Titular: Our Lady of the Presentation,
Feb. 2
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Nilo C. Lapez
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Ramses
L. Oñez
Resident Priest: Rev. Msgr. Porfirio
C. Colon Jr., PC

Vicariatus Mariae, Regina Apostolorum
Vicariate Of Mary, Queen Of Apostles
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo
St. James The Great (F-1937), Buenavista
8601, Agusan del Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-4363
Titular: St. James the Great,
July 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Stephen
M. Brongcano
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Isaac
Manuel V. Moran
St. Michael The Archangel (F-1948),
Nasipit 8602, Agusan del Norte
Tel.: (085) 283-3111; 343-2356
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel,
September 29
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Isaleo C.
Madelo
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Dick
Russo M. Endriga
Resident Priest: Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido
A. Betaizar, PC
Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel (F-1952), Carmen
8603, Agusan del Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-3750
Titular: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel,
July 16
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Darius R.
Tudlasan
San Isidro Labrador (F-1994), Brgy.
Rizal, Buenavista 8601, Agusan
del Norte
Titular: San Isidro Labrador,
May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Rolly C.
Martinez
San Miguel Arkanghel (F-2001), Brgy.
Simbalan, Buenavista 8601,
Agusan
del Norte
Titular: San Miguel Arkanghel,
September 29
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jean Eddy
Bakando, CICM

Vicariatus Mariae, Stella Maris
Vicariate Of Mary, Star Of The Sea
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Almado C.
Ecarma
St. Anne (F-1983), Tubay 8606, Agusan
del Norte
Titular: St. Anne, July 26
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Gerardo E.
Chatto Jr.
St. James The Great (F-1997), Santiago
8608, Agusan del Norte
Titular: St. James the Great, July 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Almado C.
Ecarma
Our Lady Of Assumption (F-1622),
(re-established 1979), Jabonga
8607, Agusan del Norte
Tel.: (085) 360-1898
Titular: Our Lady of Assumption,
Aug. 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ricky P.
Amante
Immaculate Heart Of Mary (F-1955),
Kitcharao 8609, Agusan del
Norte
Titular: Immaculate Heart of
Mary, Aug. 22
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jorge Dosit
V. Buot
Province Of Agusan Del Sur

Vicariatus Mariae, Regina Pacis
Vicariate Of Mary, Queen Of Peace
Vicar Forane: Rev. Jodimar A. Bañas
Sacred Heart Of Jesus (F-1959), Bayugan
8502, Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-6458; 303-0210
Titular: Sacred Heart of Jesus,
June 30
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Felixberto
Floreta
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joselito T.
Galido
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Vicente
E. Cajegas Jr.
San Isidro Labrador (F-1994), Marcelina,
Bayugan 8502, Agusan
del Sur
Titular: San Isidro Labrador,
May 11
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Marcelo A.
Pondoc
St. Ignatius Of Loyola (F-1881), Esperanza
8513, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Ignatius of Loyola,
July 31
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Edgardo O.
Bañares
Our Lady Of Guadalupe Parish (2005),
Guadalupe 8513, Agusan del Sur
Titular: Our Lady of Guadalupe,
Dec. 12
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ernesto S.
Lasala Jr.
St. Anthony Of Padua (F-1984),
Sibagat 8503, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua,
June 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Cielito A.
Orias
San Isidro Labrador (F-1994), Salvacion,
Bayugan 8502, Agusan
del Sur
Tel.: (085) 231-3029
Titular: San Isidro Labrador,
May 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Alberto B.
Eslier
San Lorenzo Ruiz De Manila Diocesan
Shrine (F-1990), Taglatawan, Bayugan
8502, Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 830-0276; 343-6178
Titular: San Lorenzo Ruiz de
Manila, Sept. 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jodimar A.
Bañas
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Roberto
T. Butawan
San Isidro Labrador Parish, Afga,
Sibagat 8513, Agusan del Sur
Titular: San Isidro Labrador,
May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Graciano
G. Brazas, CICM
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Marcio
Flavio Martins, CICM
Our Lady Of Charity Parish (2011),
Mabuhay, Bayugan, Agusan
del Sur
Titular: Our Lady of Charity,
May 1
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Efren J. Saga

Vicariatus Mariae, Domina Notra Rosarii
Vicariate Of Our Lady Of The Rosary
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Modesto E.
Malandac, OCarm
Our Lady Of The Rosary (F-1994), Rosario
8504, Agusan del Sur
Titular: Our Lady of the Rosary,
Oct. 7
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Melvin
Lorono, OCarm
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Modesto E.
Malandac, OCarm
Sacred Heart Of Jesus (F-1957), San
Francisco 8501, Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-8463
Titular: Sacred Heart of Jesus,
June 19
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Marlon
Beredo, OCarm
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Artemio D.
Jusayan, OCarm
St. Michael (F-1994), Prosperidad
8500 Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 241-3101; 343-7434
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel,
Sept. 29
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Loven E.
Tutas
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Marwen
D. Oclarit
San Vicente Ferrer, Patin-ay, Prosperidad,
8500 Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-7410
Titular: San Vicente Ferrer, April 5
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ruel C. Jabonite
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Juanito
M. Nuñez Jr.
San Roque - Quasi Parish (2010), Sta.
Irene, Prosperidad, Agusan del
Sur
Titular: San Roque, Aug. 16
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr.
Marlon U. Jabonite, CSS
Asst. to the Parish Administrator:
Rev. Fr. Arthur Lopena, CSS
Vicariatus Mariae, Domina Nostra a
Sacro Corde
Vicariate Of Mary, Our Lady Of The
Sacred Heart
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Santiago C.
Ybañez Jr.
St. Aloysius Gonzaga (F-1965), San
Luis 8511, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Aloysius Gonzaga,
June 21
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Florentino
R. De Guzman, MSC
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Constantine
Legaspino, MSC
St. Stanislaus Kostka (F-1874), Talacogon
8510, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Stanislaus Kostka,
Nov. 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Santiago C.
Ybañez Jr.
Sto. Niño (F-1992), Del Monte 8510,
Agusan del Sur
Titular: Holy Infant Jesus, 4th
Sunday of January
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Herbert F.
Jaranilla

Vicariatus Mariae, Regina Martyrum
Vicariate Of Mary, Queen Of Martyrs
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Nercipino C. Obus
St. Francis Of Assisi (F-1965), Trento
8505, Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 255-2237
Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, Oct. 4
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ronie A.
Licayan
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Raul A.
Cabonce
St. Joseph The Worker (F-1635), Bunawan
8506, Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 266-2533
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker,
May 1
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jose R. Sincero
St. Joseph The Husband Of Mary (F-
1985), Sta. Josefa 8512, Agusan
del Sur
Titular: St. Joseph the Husband
of Mary, March 31
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Nercipino
C. Obus

Vicariatus Mariae, Mater Verbi Divini
Vicariate Of Mary, Mother Of The
Divine Word
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Charles P.
Gingco, SVD
SVD Agusan Central House, Pulang
Lupa, Trento 8505, Agusan del
Sur
Tel.: (085) 255-2241
Bro. Rolando Sanchez, SVD,
SVD District House; Rev. Fr. Petrus
Keban, SVD, Sinubong
Immaculate Conception (F-1985), Veruela
8509, Agusan del Sur
Titular: Immaculate Conception,
Dec. 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Yeremias
Sasi, SVD
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Peter
Son Le, SVD
St. Isidore The Farmer (F-1985), Loreto
8507, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer,
May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Emmanuel
Akordor, SVD
Guest Priest: Rev. Fr. Arvin P.
Jayma, SVD
Exposure: Bro. Carlos Ferrada
Montero, SVD
St. Julian De Toledo (F-1985), La Paz
8508, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Julian, Nov. 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jaekel T.
Solde, SVD
San Isidro Labrador (F-1985), Binucayan,
Loreto 8507 Agusan del
Sur
Titular: San Isidro Labrador,
May 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Albert Antou
Ziem, SVD
Sta. Maria (F-1996), Santa Maria,
Trento 8505 Agusan del Sur
Titular: Sta. Maria, Oct. 28
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Benedicto
F. Awitin, SVD
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Charles P.
Gingco, SVD

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
City of Butuan
Father Saturnino Urios University, San
Francisco St. Butuan City, 8600
Tel.: (085) 342-1830
President: Rev. Fr. John Christian
U. Young, DCB
Vice-President for Administrative
and Student Affairs: Rev. Fr.
Chito G. Butardo
Vice-President for Academic Affairs:
Rev. Fr. Randy Jasper C.
Odchigue, PhD, STD
Director, ORA: Rev. Fr. Jober F.
Rivera
Coor., Basic Educ.: Rev. Fr. Danny
B. Arellano
Sacred Heart School Of Butuan, J.C.
Aquino Ave., Butuan City, 8600
Tel.: (085) 342-8170
Principal: Sr. Ana Marie L. Jamora,
MSM
Blessed Pope John Paul II Learning
Center, Ampayon, Butuan city
Mobile: 0909-871-8724
Directress: Sr. Sonia L. Go, ASDL
Father Urios Institute Of Technology
Of Ampayon, Inc., Ampayon, Butuan
City 8600
Tel.: (085) 341-5871
Director: Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C.
Colon, PC
Principal: Mrs. Virginia D. Tortal
Divino Amore Preparatory School,
Ampayon, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-6723
Directress-Principal: Sr. Sonia L.
Go, ASDL
Christ The King Academy Of Tungao,
Inc., Tungao, Butuan City
Mobile: 0909-871-8724
Director-Principal: Rev. Fr. Carlito
L. Clase
Gesu Eucharistico Academy, Inc.,
Manapa, Buenavista, Agusan
del Norte
Directress-Principal: Sr. Carmelinda
Serge, DJE
Our Lady Of Carmen Academy Of Caraga,
Inc., Carmen, Agusan del
Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-3800
Director: Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C.
Colon Jr.
Principal: Ms. Ignacia C. Abrau
Saint Michael College Of Caraga, Inc.,
Nasipit, Agusan del Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-3251
Director: Msgr. Bienvinido A.
Betaizar, PC
Principal (Basic Ed.): Mrs. Luzviminda
B. Loquinte
Saint James High School, Buenavista,
Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-4332
Director: Rev. Fr. Roberto T. Butawan
Principal: Mrs. Merly P. Abiva
Candelaria Institute Of Cabadbaran,
Inc., Cabadbaran, Agusan del
Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-0994
Director: Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon,
PC
Principal - High School: Ms. Maria
Lavella J. Torregosa
Grade School: Mrs. Mary Margarette
S. Vista
Fr. Urios Academy Of Magallanes, Inc.,
Magallanes, Agusan del Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-1114
Director: Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C.
Colon, PC
Principal: Mrs. Rosario H. Salazar
Immaculate Heart Of Mary Academy-
Kitcharao, Inc., Kitcharao, Agusan
del Norte
Director: Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon,
PC
Principal: Mrs. Ma. Theresa S.
Beltran
Saint Ignatius Learning Center, Esperanza,
Agusan del Sur
Mobile: 0909-871-8724
Directress: Sr. Sonia L. Go, ASDL
Saint Joseph Learning Center, Bunawan,
Agusan del Sur
Director-Principal: Rev. Fr. Herbert
Jaranilla
Father Saturnino Urios College Of
Sibagat, Inc., Sibagat, Agusan
del Sur
Director: Most Rev. Zacarias C.
Jimenez, DD
Asst. Director: Rev. Fr. Carlito
Clase
Principal: Ms. Elsa Rances
Father Saturnino Urios College Of Bayugan,
Inc., Bayugan City, Agusan
del Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-6163
Director: Rev. Fr. Roberto T. Butawan
Principal: Mrs. Pelagia D. Joven
Father Saturnino Urios College Of Trento,
Inc., Trento, Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 225-2504
Director: Rev. Fr. Roberto T. Butawan
Principal: Mr. Celso Casamayor
Father Urios High School, Prosperidad,
Agusan del Sur
President: Rev. Fr. Sheldon R. Tabile,
OCarm
Mount Carmel College Of San Francisco,
Inc., San Francisco, Agusan
del Sur
President: Rev. Fr. Sheldon R. Tabile,
OCarm
Mount Carmel High School, Rosario,
Agusan del Sur
President: Rev. Fr. Sheldon R. Tabile,
OCarm
Principal: Sr. Rhean Justin Sanchez,
CarmOL
San Luis Lumad Community High
School, San Luis, Agusan del Sur
Mobile: 0939-398-6473 (Sr. Patron)
Principal: Sr. Roselyn B. Patron,
MA
Divine Word Manobo Cultural Academy
Foundation, Bunawan, Agusan
del Sur
Director: Fr. Ruby Tagaro, SVD

SEMINARY
St. Peter College Seminary, St. Peter
College Seminary (F-1959),
Ampayon, Butuan City 8600
Tel./Telefax: (085) 342-3757
Email: seminaryosanpedro@
yahoo.com
Website: http://seminaryosanpedro.co.cc
Rector: Rev. Fr. Guy Arnold L.
Pineda
Vice-Rector/Procurator/Dean of
Seminarians: Rev. Fr. Fortunato
I. Leopardas
School Registrar/Socio-Cultural
Coordinator/
Spir. Director: Rev. Fr.
Vincent Philipp G. Montenegro
Head Spiritual Director/Pre-
College Coordinator: Rev. Fr. Michael
R. Casinillo
Asst. Pre-College Coordinator,
Sports Coordinator/Liturgist/
Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. John
Pulch U. Busante
Spiritual Directors: Rev. Fr. Jenor
P. Luis; Sr. Cecile Galeon, MSM;
Sr. Rosemarie M. Plaza, MSM
Priest On Study Leave
Cebu: Rev. Fr. Rufino A. de Gracia
Rome, Italy: Rev. Fr. Ronniel G. Babano
Priest On Mission
Pennsylvania: Rev. Fr. Achilles O.
Ayaton
Texas: Rev. Fr. Jimwell B. Goyo
Alaska: Rev. Fr. Nelson R. Marilag
Australia: Rev. Fr. Herman L. Licayan
Hospital Chaplian Diocese of Honolulu:
Rev. Fr. Francisco Nicomedes
S. Sanchez
U.S. Military Chaplain (USA): Rev. Fr.
Edgar G. Villanueva
Priest Working In Other Diocese
Rev. Fr. Aldrin P. Alaan, Regional
Chaplain BJMP (Bureau of Jail
Management and Penology)
Fr. Rev. Juanito M. Nuñez, Associate
Chaplain Knight of Columbus
(Mindanao District - Davao)
Guest Priest In Other Diocese
Manila: Rev. Fr. Roldan M. Nuñez Jr.
From Other Diocese
Rev. Fr. (PCINSP) Joselito Borja,
Military Ordinariate of the Phils.
Rev. Fr. Vincent Philipp G. Montenegro,
Diocese of Tandag
Bishop’s Residence
Rev. Fr. James Michael M. Abellanosa,
STL; Rev. Fr. Gabriel B.
Avelino; Rev. Fr. Carlito L. Clase;
Rev. Fr. Romeo M. Cabatic Jr.;
Rev. Rodel Malazarte

INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED
LIFE/SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC
LIFE

MEN
Congregatio Immaculati Cordis
Mariae (CICM)
Congregational of the Sacred
Stigmata of the Our Lord Jesus
Christ (CSS)
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC)
Order of the Augustinian Discalced
(OAD)
Order of the Carmelite (OCarm)
Society of the Divine Word (SVD)

WOMEN
Augustinian Sister of the Divine
Love (ASDL)
Carmelite Sisters of Our Lady
(CarmOL)
Contemplative of the Good Shepherd
(CGS)
Disciples of Jesus in the Eucharist
(DJE)
Franciscan Sisters Pro Infante et
Familia (FSPIF)
Missionaries of the Assumption (MA)
Monastery of Canonesses Regular
of the Lateran of St. Augustine
Missionaries Sisters of Our Lady of
Fatima (MSOLF)
Sisters of St. Ann (SSA)
Missionary Sisters of Mary (MSM)

MISCELLANEOUS LISTING
Butuan Diocesan Liturgical Museum
(F-1992), Saint Joseph Cathedral
Rectory 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 345-9910
In-charge: Rev. Fr. Joesilo C.
Amalla
Chance For The Poor Foundation,
Inc., Shelter Home, 8600 Villa
Kananga, Butuan City
In-Charge: Sr. Anecita A. Oser,
MSM
Introibo Publication
Tel.: (085) 342-3747
Manager: Rev. Fr. Michael R. Casinillo
Por Cristo, J.C. Aquino Avenue, Butuan
City
Tel.: (085) 342-8774
In-Charge: Rev. Fr. Dandy E.
Marababol
Jubilee Printing Press, Inc., San Francisco
St., St. Joseph Cathedral
Compound, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-5818
General Manager: Rev. Fr. Joie L.
Acedera
San Lorenzo Ruiz Pastoral Center,
8600 Ampayon, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-3750
Directress: Sr. Cecilia A. Galeon,
MSM

† Necrology †
2015: Rev. Fr. Baltazar A. Pepito;
Rev. Fr. Peter Medina, SVD

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