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DIOCESE

Diocesis Butuanensis                                                                                           Butuan

Suffragan of Cagayan de Oro

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.
Apostolic Administrator

Most Reverend

ANTONIO J. LEDESMA, SJ, DD
Born on March 28, 1943 in Iloilo City. Entered the Society of Jesus on May
30, 1963. Ordained as Priest on April 16, 1973 at Jaro Cathedral, Iloilo
City. Appointed Coajutor Bishop on June 13, 1996. Ordained as Bishop
on August 31, 1996 in Cagayan de Oro City. Installed as Bishop of the
Prelature of Ipil on July 16, 1997. Appointed Archbishop of Cagayan
de Oro on March 3, 2006. Installed on May 30, 2006. Diocese of Butuan
Apostolic Administrator Appointed on October 23, 2017.
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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PRESENT STATUS

Personnel:
Coadjutor Bishop/
Administrator…………… 1
Bishop Emeritus… ………… 1
Priests:
Active in the Diocese… …78
Active in other Dioc.
in the Phils.…………… 3
On Study Leave… ……… 1
On Sick Leave… ………… 1
On Sabbatical Leave… … 3
Working Abroad
on Loan… …………… 6
Retired Priests…………… 2
Guest Priest:
Filipinos… …………… 2
Total………………………96
Seminarians:
Theology Students… … 0 / 30
Philosophy… ………… 1 / 52
Pre-College… ………… 1 / 5
Total………………………87
Religious Orders/Cong.:
Male… ……………………… 6
Female… …………………… 9
Total………………………15
Sacrament & Sacramentals:
Baptism:
Children… ………… 22,079
Adult… …………… 6,351
Confirmation…………… 17,294
First Communion……… 11,583
Matrimony:
Between Catholics…… 3,622
Between Catholics &
Non-Catholics…………29
Deaths… ……………… 3,777
Diocesan-Owned &
Administered Schools:
Kindergarten………… 5 / 678
Grade Schools… ……5 / 1,800
High Schools…………9 / 8,810
Colleges………………6 / 1,670
Universities… ………1 / 4,095
Total……………26 / 17,053


Offices And Diocesan Agencies
Board Of Consultors
Rev. Msgr. Marcelino J. Caldoza, VG, STL;
Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC;
Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco, PC;
Rev. Fr. Siegfred B. Dosdos, JCL;
Rev. Fr. John Christian U. Young, SThD;
Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo;
Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon Jr., PC;
Rev. Fr. Joie L. Acedera
Presbyteral Council
Rev. Msgr. Marcelino J. Caldoza, VG,STL;
Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC;
Rev. Fr. Guy Arnold L. Pineda;
Rev. Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez;
Rev. Fr. John Christian U. Young, PhD;
Rev. Fr. Siegfred B. Dosdos, JCL;
Rev. Fr. Joie L. Acedera;
Rev. Fr. Dennis D. Badic;
Rev. Fr. Nercipino C. Obus;
Rev. Fr. Santiago Ybañez;
Rev. Fr. Sansin Zoilo C. Ebuña, MSC; Rev.
Fr. Graciano G. Brazas, CICM; Rev.
Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo; Rev. Msgr.
Ruel S. Lasco, PC;
Rev. Fr. Roel U.
Griar;
Rev. Fr. Joseph D. Borja;
Rev. Fr. Celso N. Laluna;
Rev. Fr. Almado C. Ecarma;
Rev. Fr. Modesto R. Malandac, OCarm;
Rev. Fr. Charles P. Gingco, SVD;
Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon Jr., PC

Diocesan Curia Office

Vicars General: Rev. Msgr. Marcelino J. Caldoza, VG, STL
Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Wilbert Mark R. Simplicio
Oeconomus: Rev. Fr. Joie L. Acedera
Property Custodian: Rev. Fr. Rodel M. Malazarte
Chancery Staff: Sr. Alvin Cyril Cañete;
Ms. Shiryl O. Felicis
Treasury And Auditing Department
Tel.: (085) 342-3747; 342-3749
Telefax: (085) 816-9251
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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

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), Diocesan
Shrine, E. Luna St., 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-3521
Dedication: 9 July 2007
Titular: St. Joseph, May 19
Parish Priest: Most Rev. Antonio J. Ledesma, SJ, DD
Parish Rector: Rev. Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez
Parochial Vicars:
Rev. Fr. Jenor P. Luis;
Rev. Fr. John Carlo M. Radaza
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
Parochial Vicars:
Rev. Fr. Silverio A. Relova;
Rev. Fr. Mart James C. Presillas Sto. Niño Diocesan Shrine (F-1986), Brgy. Libertad, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-8370; 226-5567
Telefax: 816-2155
Titular: Sto. Niño, 3rd Sunday of January
Parish Priest: Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco, PC
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Wesley S. Montalban
Immaculate Conception (F-1994), Brgy. Villa Kanangga, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 341-2977
Titular: Immaculate Conception, December 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Sansin Zoilo C. Ebuña, MSC
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Benido B. Tumol, MSC
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Roberto Y. Villanueva, MSC
Birhen Sa Kasilak Mindanao Shrine (E-1997), Brgy. Bading, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 815-2825
Titular: Birhen sa Kasilak, September 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Romeo G. Garcia
Parochial Vicars:
Rev. Fr. Felicito S. Cepeda Jr.;
Rev. Fr. James Michael M. Abellanosa, STL
San Vicente Ferrer (F-2001), Brgy. San Vicente, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 341-2334
Titular: San Vicente Ferrer, April 5 Parish Administrator:
Rev. Fr. Joesilo C. Amalla;
Rev. Fr. Felixberto M. Floreta
Our Lady Of Fatima (F-2003), Paradise Subd., Brgy. Libertad, Butuan City 8600
Tel.: (085) 816-2708
Titular: Our Lady of Fatima, 2nd Saturday of October
Parish Priest: Rev. Msgr. Marcelino J. Caldoza, PC 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 Sanctorum 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
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Juliano B. Ong
St. Ezekiel Moreno (F-1995), Brgy. Baan 8600, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 341-8679
Titular: St. Ezekiel Moreno, August 19
Priest: Rev. Fr. Roel U. Griar
Parochial Vicars:
Rev. Fr. Dandy E. Marababol;
Rev. Fr. Romeo M. Cabatic 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
Parish Assistant Administrator:
Rev. Fr. Ronniel G. Babano, STL
Vicariatus Mariae, Omnium Gratiarum Mediatricis
Vicariate Of Mary Mediatrix Of All Grace
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Joseph D. Borja
Virgin De Las Nieves (F-1994), Las Nieves 8610, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 360-1858
Titular: Our Lady of the Snows,
August 5
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Guy Arnold L. Pineda
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
Parish Vicar: Rev. Fr. Junrey V. Aguillon
Province Of Agusan Del Norte
Vicariatus Mariae, 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
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ruel A. Delector
Nuestra Señora Del Rosario (F-2001),
Brgy. Soriano, Cabadbaran City 8605
Titular: Nuestra Señora del Rosario, October 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. Rex T. Cassion
Presentation Of Our Lord And The Purification Of Our Lady (F-1913),
Cabadbaran 8605, Agusan del Norte

Tel.: (085) 818-1851; 343-1716
Titular: Our Lady of the Presentation, February 2
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Nilo C. Lapez
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Wilbert
Mark R. Simplicio; Rev. Fr. Edwin P. Cabahug
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
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Leonardo R. Guiratan
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. Eulogio C. Junio
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. Paskalis K. Kaha, 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, August 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ricky P. Amante
Immaculate Heart Of Mary (F-1955),
Kitcharao 8609, Agusan del Norte
Titular: Immaculate Heart of Mary, August 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. Fr. Graciano G. Brazas Jr.
Sacred Heart Of Jesus (F-1959), Bayugan 8502, Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-6458; 303-0210
Titular: Sacred Heart of Jesus, June 30
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joselito T. Galido
Parochial Vicars:
Rev. Fr. Ramses L. Oñez;
Rev. Fr. Dick Russo M. Endriga
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-Quasi Parish
(2005), Guadalupe 8513, Agusan del Sur
Titular: Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 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, September 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jodimar A. Bañas
Parish Vicar: Rev. Fr. Ramil P. Jovita
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Roberto T. Butawan
San Isidro Labrador (2005), Afga, Sibagat 8513, Agusan del Sur
Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Graciano G. Brazas, CICM
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Loisito G. Divino, 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 Nostra 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,
October 7
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Modesto E. Malandac, OCarm
Pariochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Paul Rey B. Senturias, OCarm
Sacred Heart Of Jesus (F-1957), San Francisco 8501, Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-8463
Titular: Sacred Heart of Jesus, June 19
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Marlon A. Lacal, OCarm
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Irvin S. Mangmang, OCarm
Assisting Priest: Rev. Fr. Marvin P. Diongzon, OCarm
St. Michael (F-1994), Prosperidad 8500 Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 241-3101; 343-7434
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel,
September 29
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Loven E. Tutas
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Vicente E. Cajegas Jr.
San Vicente Ferrer, Patin-ay, Prosperidad, 8500 Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-7410
Titular: San Vicente Ferrer, April 5
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Juanito M. Nuñez Jr.
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Ruel C. Jabonite
San Roque - Quasi Parish (2010), Sta. Irene, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur
Titular: San Roque, August 16
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Marlon U. Jabonite, CSS; Assistant
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Jose Lesam Jr., CSS
Vicariatus Mariae, Domina Nostra a Sacro Corde
Vicariate Of Mary, Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Santiago C. Ybañez
St. Aloysius Gonzaga (F-1965), San Luis 8511, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Aloysius Gonzaga, June 21
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Constantine R. Legaspino, MSC
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Florentino R. De Guzman, MSC
St. Stanislaus Kostka (F-1874), Talacogon 8510, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Stanislaus Kostka,
November 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Santiago C. Ybañez
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, October 4
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ronnie 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
District Superior: Rev. Fr. Charles P. Gingco, SVD
Immaculate Conception (F-1985), Veruela
8509, Agusan del Sur
Titular: Immaculate Conception,
December 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Stanislav Orecny, SVD
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. I Wayan Heriyanto, SVD
St. Isidore The Farmer (F-1985), Loreto 8507, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer,
May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Anthony S. Salas, SVD
St. Julian De Toledo (F-1985), La Paz 8508, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Julian, November 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joseph Viet Anh Nguyen, SVD
Parochial Vicar: Bro. Rolando Sanchez, SVD
San Isidro Labrador (F-1985), Binucayan, Loreto 8507 Agusan del Sur
Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jaekel Solde, SVD
St. Joseph Frienademetz Quasi-Parish
(F-2016), Sinubong, Agusan del Sur
Titular:: St. Joseph Frienademetz, October 29
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Petrus Keban, SVD
Sta. Maria (F-1996), Santa Maria,
Trento 8505 Agusan del Sur
Titular: Sta. Maria, October 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Charles P. Gingco, SVD

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS

Diocese Of Butuan Educational System, Inc. (DBESI), Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Compound, Brgy. Holy Redeemer, Butuan City
Telefax: (085) 342-5829
Agusan Catholic Education Association(ACEA), Our Mother of Perpetual
Help Parish Compound, Brgy. Holy Redeemer, Butuan City
Telefax: (085) 342-5829
President: Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon, PC
Acting Secretary: Mrs. Mary Margarette Vista
Finance Officer: Emalinda Inclino
Diocese Of Butuan Educational
System Board
Chairman: Most Rev. Antonio J. Ledesma, SJ, DD
Members:
Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC (Director, SMCC);
Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon,PC (Director (FRUIT, CICI, IHMA, FUAMI and OLCACI);
Rev. Fr. Roberto T. Butawan (Director (FSUCBI, FSUCTI and SJHS);
Sr. Sonia L. Go, ASDL (Diocesan Parish Based Pre-School / DBES Secretary); Rev. Fr. Carlito Clase (Director, FSUSCI)
BOT Members: Mr. Vicente A. Agot;
Gaudilia L. Lacre, PhD; Mrs. Perla A. Autor; Rev. Fr. Isaleo C.Madelo Butuan City
Father Saturnino Urios University, San Francisco St. Butuan City, 8600
Tel.: (085) 342-1830
President: Rev. Fr. John Christian U. Young, PhD
Vice President for Administrative & Student Affairs: Rev. Fr. Chito G. Butardo
Vice President of Academic
Affairs: Rev. Fr. Randy Jasper C.
Odchigue, PhD, SThD
Director, ORA: Rev. Fr. Jober F. Rivera
Coordinator, Basic Education: 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: Rev. Fr. Carlito L. Clase
Agusan Del Norte
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: Mrs. 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 Education): 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: Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon, PC
Principal - High School: Mrs. 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: Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon, PC
Principal: Mrs. Ma. Theresa S. Beltran
Agusan Del Sur
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 F. Jaranilla
Father Saturnino Urios College Of Sibagat, Inc., Sibagat, Agusan del Sur
Director: Rev. Fr. Carlito L. 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. Marlon A. Lacal, OCarm
Mount Carmel College Of San Francisco,
Inc., San Francisco, Agusan del Sur
President: Rev. Fr. Marlon A. Lacal, OCarm
Mount Carmel High School, Rosario, Agusan del Sur
President: Rev. Fr. Marlon A. Lacal, OCarm
Principal: Sr. Maricel Dela Cruz, CarmOL
San Luis Lumad Community High School,
San Luis, Agusan del Sur
Principal: Sr. Roselyn B. Patron, MA
Divine Word Manobo Cultural Academy
Foundation, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur
Director: Fr. Ruby Tagaro, SVD

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. Helen Makiling, MSM
Introibo Publication
Tel.: (085) 342-3747
Manager: Rev. Fr. Michael R. Casinillo
Por Cristo Foundation, Inc., J.C. Aquino
Avenue, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-8774
In-Charge: Rev. Fr. Dandy E. Marababol
Jubilee Printing Press, Inc., 2nd Flr.
Arcadia Bldg., A.D. Curato St., Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-5818
General Manager: Rev. Fr. Joie L. Acedera
San Lorenzo Ruiz De Manila Pastoral Center, Ampayon, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-3750
Directress: Sr. Cecilia A. Galeon, MSM St. Peter College Seminary (F-1959), Ampayon, Butuan City 8600
Telefax: (085) 342-3757
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: http://seminaryosanpedro.co.cc
Administration and Resident Faculty:
Rev. Fr. Guy Arnold L. Pineda (Rector);
Rev. Fr. Fortunato I. Leopardas, MAPM (Vice-Rector/Dean of Seminarians/Procurator);
Rev. Fr. Vincent Philipp G. Montenegro, MAPM (School Registrar/Socio-Cultural Coordinator);
Rev. Fr. Joseph Alner Y. Garrido, MAPM (Dean of Academics);
Rev. Fr. Michael R. Casinillo (Head Spiritual Director/Pre-College Director);
Rev. Fr. John Pulch U. Busante (Asst. Pre-College Coordinator, Sports Coordinator, Liturgist)

Spiritual Directors:

Sr. Cecile A. Galeon, MSM;
Rev. Fr. Jenor P. Luis;
Rev. Fr. Vincent Philipp G. Montenegro, MAPM;
Rev. Fr. Alner Y. Garrido, MAPM;
Rev. Fr. Michael R. Casinillo;
Rev. Fr. John Pulch U. Bustamante;
Rev. Fr. Mart James C. Presillas

Priests On Mission

Rev. Fr. Achilles O. Ayaton (Pennsylvania);
Rev. Fr. Jimwell B. Goyo (Texas);
Rev. Fr. Francisco Nicomedes S. Sanchez (Hospital Chaplain Diocese of Honolulu);
Rev. Fr. Edgar G. Villanueva (U.S.Military Chaplain, USA);
Rev. Fr. Seigfred B. Dosdos (Hawaii)
Priest Working In Other Diocese In The Philippines
Rev. Fr. Aldrin P. Alaan (Regional Chaplain BJMP, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology);
Rev. Fr. Rufino A. de Gracia (Cebu)
Guest Priest In Other Diocese In The Philippines
Rev. Fr. Roldan M. Nuñez Jr. (Manila)
From Other Diocese In The Philippines
Rev. Fr. (PSupt) Gilbert C. Ilagan (Regional Pastoral Officer);
Rev. Fr. Vincent G. Montenegro (Diocese of Tandag)
Priests On Leave
Rev. Fr. Luciano M. Laquinta (Philippines- Sick Leave);
Rev. Fr. Magdalino Everette Corvera (Philippines- Sabbatical);
Rev. Fr. Herman Licayan (Philippines - Sabbatical);
Rev. Fr. Rand O. Caerlang (Philippines- Sabbatical)
Bishop’s Residence
Rev. Fr. Gabriel B. Avelino;
Rev. Fr. Rodel M. Malazarte

LIST OF COMMISSIONS,

MINISTRIES, APOSTOLATES AND ORGANIZATIONS
Diocesan Pastoral Director: Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo
Commission On Worship
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. Haranilla;
Mrs. Flordeliza B. Felias
Ministry of Altar Servers: Rev. Fr. Dennis D. Badic
Ministry of Lectors:
Rev. Fr. Joseph D. Borja;
Mrs. Gaudelia Lacre
Commission On Evangelization
Rev. Fr. Almado C. Ecarma
Ministry Of Pastoral Formation
Catechetical Apostolate: Rev. Fr.
Romeo G. Garcia; Mrs. Gloria Deloso
Family and Life Apostolate: Rev.
Fr. James Michael M. Abellanosa, STL
Couple Coordinator: Mr. & Mrs. Placido & Virginia Jayoma
Bible Apostolate: Rev. Fr. Ruel
A. Delector; Mrs. Letecia Guardion
DPA / BEC: Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo
Ministry Of Formal Education
Diocesan Of Butuan Educational
System: _________________
Ministry On Mission Apostolate: Rev. Fr. Efren J. Saga
Ministry On Seminary Formation: Rev. Fr. Gury Arnold L. Pineda
Vocation Apostolate: Rev. Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sancez
Pre-Diaconate Program: Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC
Pre-College Seminary Program: Rev. Fr. Michael R. Casinillo
Special Ministries
Women’s Desk: Rev. Fr. Nilo C. Lapez
Ecumenism: Rev. Fr. Carlito Clase
Inter-Religious Dialogue: Rev. Gerardo E. Chatto Jr.
Itinerant / Migrant People: Rev. Siegfred B. Dosdos, JCL
Commission On Services
Rev. Fr. Stephen M. Brongcano
Ministry On Social Action: Rev. Fr. Stephen M. Brongcano
Ministry On Health
Chance for the Poor: Sr. Helen Makiling, MSM
Por Cristo Apostolate:
Rev. Fr. Dandy Marababol;
Mrs. Susan A. Maestrado
San Pedro Calungsod Alternative
Healing Ministry: Mr. Miguel Pasok
Ministry On Prison
Director: Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco, PC
Ministry On Indigenous Peoples: Rev. Fr. Carlio L. Clase
Ministry On Environmental Concerns: Rev. Fr. Carlito L. Clase
Ecology: Rev. Fr. Carlito L. Clase
Justice, Peace and Integrity
of Creation: Rev. Fr. Charles Gingco, SVD
Ministry On The Deaf: Rev. Fr. Rex T. Cassion
Catholic Deaf Community of the
Diocese: Ms. Euville V. Mejias
Social Communication Ministry/ Apostolate Team
Director: Rev. Fr. Chito G. Butardo
Members:
Rev. Fr. Michael R. Casinillo;
Ms. Rochelle Valencia;
Dr. Adelfa S. Yumo;
Mr. Dexter A. Moreto
Commission On Temporalities Rev. Fr. Joie L. Acedera
Chancery: Rev. Fr. Siegfred Dosdos; Rev. Fr. Wilbert Mark Simplicio
Diocesan Finance Council: Rev. Fr. Joie L. Acedera
Diocesan Museum/Cultural Heritage: Rev. Fr. Joesilo C. Amalla
Diocesan Property Custodian: Rev. Fr. Rodel M. Malazarte
Commission On Organizations
Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC Church Organizations
Legion of Mary:
Rev. Fr. Joesilo C. Amalla;
Mrs. Ma. Ofelia Gozon
Knights of Columbus (KC):
Rev. Fr. Juanito Nuñez;
Mr. Roy Rosales
Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI): Mrs. Pelagia Joven
Catholic Women’s League (CWL): Mrs. Freggie L. Bangahon
Mother Butlers Guild: Mrs. Adelfa S. Yumo
Religious Movements
Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement (CCRM)
Agusan del Norte:
Rev. Fr. Stephen M. Brongcano;
Dr. Rosemarie Mag-isa
Agusan del Sur: Rev. Fr. Ruel
Jabonite; Mrs. Nilda Lariosa
Couples for Christ: ___________
– Agusan del Norte: Mr. Junee
Lee Mars Nebrada
– Agusan del Sur: Mr. Luis Kong
Religious Devotions
Perpetual Dawn Rosary (PDR): Rev. Fr. Nilo C. Lapez; Engr. Carlito Oraiz
Divine Mercy Apostolate:
Rev. Fr. Joselito T. Galido;
Mrs. Valentina G. Plaza
Apostleship of Prayer: Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco,
PC Ministry On Ordained/Consecrated
Ministries (Men & Women)
Episcopal Vicar for the Clergy: Rev.
Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC
– Diocesan Clergy of Butuan:
Rev. Fr. Dennis D. Badic
– Religious Men: Rev. Fr. Charles Gingco, SVD
Episcopal Vicar for the Religious
Women
Religious Women: Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo
Commission On Youth
Diocesan Youth Director: Rev. Fr. Junrey V. Aguillon
Diocesan Asst. Youth Director: Rev. Fr. Wesley Montalban
Diocesan Youth Coordinator: Mr. Lourd Ronald C. Bocboc
Diocesan Asst. Youth Coordinator: Sr. Maria Fe U. Abestano, FSPIF
Commission On Vocations
Ministry on Priestly Vocation
Director:
Rev. Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez;
Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco, PC;
Rev. Fr. James Michael Abellanosa, STL;
Rev. Fr. Fortunato I. Leopardas;
Rev. Fr. Jober A. Rivera;
Rev. Fr. Joseph Alver Y. Garrido;
Rev. Fr. Siegfred B. DosDos, JCL;
Mrs. Dulce Balane

Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life


MEN

Congregatio Immaculati Cordis Mariae (CICM)
Congregational of the Sacred Stigmata of 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)
Religious Congregation of the God Shepherd (RGS)
Istituto Delle Suore Discepole Di Gesu Eucaristico Inc. (DGE)
Franciscan Sisters Pro Infante et Familia (FSPIF)
Missionaries of the Assumption (MA)
Monastery of Canonesses Regular of the Lateran of St. Agustine
Missionaries Sisters of Our Lady of Fatima (MSOLF)
Sisters Of St. Ann (SSA)
Missionary Sisters of Mary (MSM)

† Necrology †
2016: Most Rev. Carmelo D.F. Morelos, DD;
Rev. Fr. Nelson R. Marilag
2017: Most Rev. Juan de Dios M. Pueblos, DD
2018: Most Rev. Zacarias C. Jimenez,DD