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DIOCESE

(Dioecesis 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: Jan. 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: Nov. 5, 1947 in Inabanga, Bohol.
Ordained Priest: April 17, 1973.
Ordained Bishop: Jan. 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: Dec. 11, 1930 in Sorsogon, Sorsogon.
Ordained Priest: April 03, 1954.
Appointed First Bishop of Butuan: April 4, 1967.
Appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Zamboanga: Dec. 8, 1994.
Installed Metropolitan Archbishop of Zamboanga: March 7, 1995.

PRESENT STATUS
Bishop……………………………1
Auxiliary Bishop…………………1
Bishop Emeritus…………………1
Priests:
Active in the Diocese………76
Active in other Dioceses……2
On Study Leave………………3
Working Abroad on Loan……7
Total…………………………88
Deacons…………………………1
Seminary:
Philosophy/ Pre-College……1
Seminarians:
Theology……………………24
Philosophy…………………83
Pre-College…………………23
Total………………………130
Religious Orders/Cong.:
Male………………………118
Female………………………77
Total………………………195
Religious Priests:
Filipinos……………………107
Foreigners……………………11
Total………………………118
Religious Brothers:
Filipinos………………………6
Religious Sisters:
Filipinos………………………76
Sacrament & Sacramentals:
Baptism:
Children……………13,463
Adult………………2,898
Total…………………16,361
Confirmation……………8,301
First Communion………7,692
Matrimony:
Between Catholics……2,561
Between Catholics &
Non-Catholics………128
Total…………………2,689
Deaths…………………2,640
Diocesan Divisions:
Districts………………………11
Vicariates……………………11
Parishes………………………52
Quasi-Parishes………………3
Chinese Community…………1
Other Institutions:
Retreat Centers………………1
Catechetical Centers…………1
Pastoral Centers……………1
Orphanages…………………1
Home for the Aged…………1
Printing Press………………1
Total…………………………6
Necrology………………………10

PASTORAL-ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES AND DIOCESAN AGENCIES

Board Of Consultors
Most Rev. Zacarias C. Jimenez, DD;
Rev. Msgr. Marcelino J. Caldoza, VG, STL;
Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC;
Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco, PC;
Rev. Fr. John Christian U. Young, PhD;
Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo;
Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon Jr., PC;
Rev. Fr. Siegfred B. Dosdos, JCL

Senate Of Priests
Rev. Msgr. Marcelino J. Caldoza, VG;
Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC;
Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco,
PC; Rev. Fr. Antonio A. Saniel;
Rev. Fr. Celso N. Laluna;
Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo;
Rev. Fr. Roel U. Griar;
Rev. Fr. Guy Arnold L. Pineda;
Rev. Fr. Eustacio D. Arnigo Jr.;
Rev. Fr. Joselito T. Galido;
Rev. Fr. Voltaire A. Roño;
Rev. Fr. Jose R. Sincero;
Rev. Fr. Ruel A. Delector;
Rev. Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez;
Rev. Fr. Siegfred B. Dosdos, JCL;
Rev. Fr. Charles Patrcio, MSC;
Rev. Fr. Jerry M. Perocho, SVD;
Rev. Fr. Garciano Brazas, CICM;
Rev. Fr. Artemio D. Jusayan, OCarm

Diocesan Curia Office
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. Roel U. Griar
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. Roel U. Griar
Cashier: Mrs. Marivic A. Escobido
Staff: Mrs. Lorlyn Jane L. Cabahug
Bookkeeper: Ms. Merlita S. Ebaya
External Auditor: Mr. Roberto Villanueva

W E S T O Y

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. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez
Ministry of the Extra Ordinary Eucharistic
Ministers: Rev. Fr. Fortunato I. Leopardas; Mr. Arnold Calang
Ministry of Ushers and Collectors: Rev. Fr. Forunato 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
– Catechetic 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. Bebie Guardion
– Lay Formation Apostolate:
Rev. Fr. Cielito A. Orias
Ministry Of Formal Education: Dr. Wilma Balmocena, PhD
– Agusan Catholic Education Asso. (ACEA)
Ministry On Mission Apostolate: Rev. Fr. Alberto B. Eslier
Ministry On Seminary Formation: Rev. Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez
– Vocation Apostolate Committee on Vocations
– Pre-Diaconate Program: Most Rev. Zacarias Jimenez, DD
– Pre-College Seminary Program: Rev. Fr. Ramses L. Oñez
Commission On Services
Ministry On Social Action: Rev. Fr. Stephen M. Brongcano
– Social Action Center (NGOs, POs)
– Chance for the Poor: Sr. Anecita A. Oser, MSM
– Por Cristo Apostolate: Rev. Fr. Dandy Marababol; Mr. & Mrs. Pablito Cabebe
– 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. Roel U. Griar; Ms. Lelibeth Tindoy
Diocesan Museum/Cultural Heritage: Rev. Fr. Joesilo C. Amalla
Cemeteries: Rev. Fr. Joesilo C. Amalla
Introibo: Rev. Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez

Architectural Designs of Churches and Constructions
Commission On Organizations
Rev. Msgr. Marcelino J. Caldoza, PC, STL
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): Dra. Gloria dela Cruz
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 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: Dr. Rosemarie Mag-isa, MD
– Agusan del Sur: Fr. Ruel Jabonite; Ms. Nelda Larios
Couples for Christ: Most Rev. Zaracias C. Jimenez, DD
– Agusan del Norte: Mr. Carling Neñeva
– 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)
Religious Women: Sr. Genera Sarigumba, MSM
Religious Men: Fr. Artemio D. Jusayan, OCarm
Diocesan Clergy of Butuan: Fr. Joselito T. Galido

Commission On Youth
Parish Youth Ministry: Fr. Marwen D. Oclarit
Campus Ministry: Parish Priest
Diocesan Youth Recognized Organizations: Fr. Marwen D. Oclarit
Youth Components of Religious Organization: Mr. Ronald Bocboc
– Children of Mary
– Youth for Christ
– Singles for Christ
– Kids for Christ

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY
City of Butuan
Vicariatus Mariae, Mater Ecclesiae
Vicariate Of Mary, Mother Of The Church
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Antonio A. Saniel
St. Joseph Cathedral (F-1596), Diocesan Shrine, E. Luna St., 8600 Butuan City
Dedication: 9 July 2007
Tel.: (085) 342-3521
Titular: St. Joseph, May 19
Parish Priest: Most Rev. Juan de Dios M. Pueblos, DD
Parish Rector: Rev. Msgr. Ruel S. Lasco, PC
Rector’s Assistants: Rev. Fr. Silverio A. Relova; Rev. Fr. Romeo G. Garcia
Our Mother Of Perpetual Help (F-1968), Brgy. Holy Redeemer, 8600 Butuan City
Tel./Fax: (085) 342-3402
Titular: Our Mother of Perpetual Help, 3rd Saturday of June
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Nilo C. Lapez
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Dick Russo M. Endriga
Sto. Niño Diocesan Shrine (F-1986), Brgy. Libertad, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-8370; 226-5567
Titular: Sto. Niño, 3rd Sunday of Jan.
Parish Priest: Most Rev. Zacarias C. Jimenez, DD
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Felicito S. Cepeda Jr.; Rev. Fr. Marwen D. Oclarit
Immaculate Conception (F-1994), Brgy. Villa Kanangga, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 341-2977
Titular: Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Charles G. Patricio, MSC
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Roberto Y. Villanueva, MSC; Rev. Fr. Rudy A. Ibale, MSC
Birhen Sa Kasilak Mindanao Shrine (E-1997), Brgy. Bading, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-2315
Titular: Birhen sa Kasilak, Sept. 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Siegfred B. Dosdos, JCL
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Ernesto S. Lasala Jr.
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. Antonio A. Saniel
Our Lady Of Fatima (F-2003), Paradise Subd., Brgy. Libertad, Butuan City 8600
Tel.: (085) 341-3212
Titular: Our Lady of Fatima, 2nd Saturday Oct.
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Loven E. Tutas
San Isidro Labrador (F-2004), Brgy. Bonbon, 8600 Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 226-5624
Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Dennis B. Mira
Vicariatus Mariae, Domina Nostra Sanctuorum Angelorum
Vicariate Of Mary, Our Lady Of The Holy Angels
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Voltaire A. Roño
Holy Cross (F-1965), Brgy. Ampayon 8600, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-5388
Titular: Holy Cross, May 30
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Almado C. Ecarma
St. Ezekiel Moreno (F-1995), Brgy. Baan 8600, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 341-8679
Titular: St. Ezekiel Moreno, Aug. 19
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Stephen M. Brongcano
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Joesilo C. Amalla
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Aldrin P. Alaan
St. Jude Thaddeus - Quasi Parish (2010), Alviola Village, Butuan City 8600
Titular: St. Jude Thaddeus, Oct. 28
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Voltaire A. Roño
Vicariatus Mariae, Mater Dei
Vicariate Of Mary Mediatrix Of All Grace
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Edgardo O. Bañares

Our Lady Of Snows (F-1994), Las Nieves 8610, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 360-1858
Titular: Our Lady of the Snows, Aug. 5
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Luciano M. Laquinta
Sta. Cruz (F-2005), Brgy. Lingayao, Las Nieves 8610, Agusan del Norte
Titular: Triumph of the Cross, May 3
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Edgardo O. Bañares
Christ The King (F-1956), Brgy. Tungao, Butuan City
Titular: Christ the King, Last
Sunday in Ordinary Time (Nov.)
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Carlito L. Clase
Province Of Agusan Del Norte
Vicariatus Mariae, Mater Dei
Vicariate Of Mary, Mother Of God
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo
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. Leonardo R. Guiritan
Nuestra Señora Del Rosario (F-1965), Brgy. Soriano, Cabadbaran City 8605
Titular: Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Oct. 7
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Juliano B. Ong
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 Oct.
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Baltazar A. Pepito
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Eulogio C. Junio
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. Isaleo C. Madelo
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. John Pulch U. Busante; Rev. Fr. Felixberto M. Floreta
Resident Priest: Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon Jr., PC
Vicariatus Mariae, Regina Apostolorum
Vicariate Of Mary, Queen Of Apostles
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Ruel A. Delector
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. Roel U. Griar
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Isaac Manuel V. Moran
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. Eustacio D. Arnigo Jr.
Immaculate Heart Of Mary (F-1955), Kitcharao 8609, Agusan del Norte
Titular: Immaculate Heart of Mary, Aug. 22
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Romeo M. Cabatic Jr.
Province Of Agusan Del Sur
Vicariatus Mariae, Regina Pacis
Vicariate Of Mary, Queen Of Peace
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Guy Arnold L. Pineda
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. Guy Arnold L. Pineda
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Joseph D. Borja
San Isidro Labrador (F-1994), Marcelina, Bayugan 8502, Agusan del Sur
Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 11
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Alberto B. Eslier
St. Ignatius Of Loyola (F-1881), Esperanza 8513, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 31
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ricky P. Amante
Our Lady Of Guadalupe-Quasi Parish (2005), Guadalupe 8513, Agusan del Sur
Titular: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Jodimar A. Bañas
St. Anthony Of Padua (F-1984), Sibagat 8503, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Dennis D. Badic
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. Joie L. Acedera
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. Joselito T. Galido
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Rex T. Cassion
San Isidro Labrador, Afga, Sibagat 8513, Agusan del Sur
Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Garciano 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. Marcelo A. Pondoc
Vicariatus Mariae, Domina Notra Rosarii
Vicariate Of Our Lady Of The Rosary
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Jose R. Sincero
Our Lady Of The Rosary (F-1994), Rosario 8504, Agusan del Sur
Titular: Our Lady of the Rosary, Oct. 7
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Alaindelon R. Balasabas, 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. 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. Jose R. Sincero
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Efren J. Saga
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. Ceasar Santos R. Bahan, CSS
Vicariatus Mariae, Domina Nostra a Sacro Corde
Vicariate Of Mary, Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Benido B. Tumol, MSC
St. Aloysius Gonzaga (F-1965), San Luis 8511, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Aloysius Gonzaga, June 21
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Antonio P. Bayod Jr., MSC
St. Stanislaus Kostka (F-1874), Talacogon 8510, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Stanislaus Kostka, Nov. 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Sansin Zoilo C. Ebuña, MSC
Sto. Niño (F-1992), Del Monte 8510, Agusan del Sur
Titular: Holy Infant Jesus, 4th Sunday of Jan.
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Roberto C. Butawan
Vicariatus Mariae, Regina Martyrum
Vicariate Of Mary, Queen Of Martyrs
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Celso N. Laluna
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. Celso N. Laluna
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Vicente E. Cajegas Jr.
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. Jorge Dosit V. Buot
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Herbert F. Jaranilla

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. Santiago C. Ybañez Jr.
Vicariatus Mariae, Mater Verbi Divini
Vicariate Of Mary, Mother Of The Divine Word
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Jerry Perocho, SVD
SVD Agusan Central House, Pulang Lupa, Trento 8505, Agusan del Sur
Tel.: (085) 255-2241
Rev. Fr. Jerry M. Perocho, SVD;
Rev. Fr. Pio M. Eugenio, SVD;
Rev. Fr. Pedro Medina, SVD;
Rev. Fr. Semie Rebayla, SVD;
Rev. Fr. Binoy Augustin, SVD;
Rev. Fr. Ruby Tagaro, SVD

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. Viet Anh Nguyen, SVD
St. Isidore The Farmer (F-1985), Loreto 8507, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer, May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Felicito C. Borres, SVD
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Albert Ziem, SVD
St. Julian De Toledo (F-1985), La Paz 8508, Agusan del Sur
Titular: St. Julian, Nov. 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Elorm Akpatsa, SVD
San Isidro Labrador (F-1985), Binucayan, Loreto 8507 Agusan del Sur
Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Severo Biton Jr., SVD
Sta. Maria (F-1996), Santa Maria, Trento 8505 Agusan del Sur
Titular: Sta. Maria, Oct. 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Petrus Keban, SVD

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. Agustine
Missionaries Sisters of Our Lady of Fatima (MSOLF)
Religious of the Good Shepherd (RGS)
Missionary Sisters of Mary (MSM)

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
Diocese Of Butuan Educational System, Inc. (DBESI), Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Compound, Brgy. Holy Redeemer, Butuan City
Tel./Fax: (085) 342-5829
Agusan Catholic Education Association (ACEA), Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Compound, Brgy. Holy Redeemer, Butuan City
Tel./Fax: (085) 342-5829
President: Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC
Secretary: Mrs. Beverly A. Jaminal
Treasurer: Sr. Helen S. Makiling, MSM

Diocesan Schools Board
Chairman: Most Rev. Juan de Dios M. Pueblos, DD
Executive Director: Most Rev. Zacarias C. Jimenez, DD
School Directors: Rev. Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC
Cluster A: Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon, PC
Cluster B: Wilma B. Balmocena, PhD
Cluster C: Sr. Sonia L. Go, ASDL

Diocesan Parish Based Pre-School
Diocesan Schools Superintendent: Wilma B. Balmocena, PhD

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 for Academic Affairs: Rev. Fr. Randy Jasper C. Odchigue, PhD, STD
Director, ORA: Rev. Fr. Jober F. Rivera
Coordinator, Basic Educ.: Rev. Fr. Danny B. Arellano

Sacred Heart School Of Butuan, J.C. Aquino Ave., Butuan City, 8600
Tel.: (085) 342-8170
Directress: Sr. Helen S. Makiling, 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
Directress/Principal: Sr. Sonia L. Go, ASDL
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Agusan Del Norte
Gesu Eucharistico Academy, Inc., Manapa, Buenavista, Agusandel Norte
Directress/Principal: Sr. Carmelinda Serge, DJE
Our Lady Of Carmen Academy Of Caraga, Inc., Carmen, Agusandel Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-3800
Director: Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC
Principal: Mrs. Evelyn A. Cardoniga
Saint Michael College Of Caraga, Inc., Nasipit, Agusandel Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-3251
Director: Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC
Principal (Basic Ed.): Mrs. Beverly D. Jaminal
Saint James High School, Buenavista, Agusandel Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-4332
Director: Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar, PC
Principal: Mrs. Merly P. Abiva

Candelaria Institute Of Cabadbaran, Inc., Cabadbaran, Agusandel Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-0994
Director: Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon, PC
Principal - HS: Mrs. Charisma C. Ascarez
Principal - GS: Mrs. Mary Margarette S. Vista
Fr. Urios Academy Of Magallanes, Inc., Magallanes, Agusandel Norte
Tel.: (085) 343-1114
Director: Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon, PC
Principal: Mrs. Rosario H. Salazar
Immaculate Heart Of Mary Academy-Kitcharao, Inc., Kitcharao, Agusandel Norte
Director: Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon, PC
Principal: Ms. Ma. Teresa J. Samosino
Saint Ignatius Learning Center, Esperanza, Agusandel Sur
Directress: Sr. Sonia L. Go, ASDL
Saint Joseph Learning Center, Bunawan, Agusandel Sur
Director/Principal: Rev. Fr. Herbert Jaranilla
Father Saturnino Urios College Of Sibagat, Inc., Sibagat, Agusandel 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, Agusandel Sur
Tel.: (085) 343-6163
Director: Wilma B. Balmocena, PhD
Principal: Mrs. Mercedita M. Sayson
Father Saturnino Urios College Of Trento, Inc., Trento, Agusandel Sur
Tel.: (085) 225-2504
Director: Wilma B. Balmocena, PhD
Principal: Mr. Celso Casamayor

Agusan Del Sur
Father Urios High School, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur
President: Bro. Sheldon R. Tabile, OCarm
Principal: Ms. Rizalyn Cahayon
Mount Carmel College Of San Francisco, Inc., San Francisco, Agusan del Sur
President: Bro. Sheldon R. Tabile, OCarm
Principal: Sr. Delia Anthony M. Sebastian, CarmOL
Mount Carmel High School, Rosario, Agusan del Sur
President: Bro. Sheldon R. Tabile, OCarm
Principal: Sr. Lurian Vincent O. Comaling, 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
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
Editor-in-Chief: Rev. Rodel A. Malazarte
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
Gen. Manager: Rev. Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez, MAPM
San Lorenzo Ruiz Pastoral Center, 8600 Ampayon, Butuan City
Tel.: (085) 342-3750
Directress: Sr. Cecilia A. Galeon, MSM
St. Peter College Seminary, St. Peter College Seminary (F-1959), Ampayon, Butuan City 8600
Tel./Fax: (085) 342-3757
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: http://seminaryosanpedro.co.cc
Rector: Rev. Fr. Alphonso Dirk L. Sanchez, MAPM
Vice-Rector / Dean of Seminarians / Sports Coordinator / Pastoral Director: Rev. Fr. Fortunato I. Lopardas, MAPM
School Registrar / Asst. Pre-College Director / Socio-Cultural Director / Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. Vincent G. Montenegro, MAPM
Dean of Academics / Vocation Director / Music Director / Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. Joseph Alner Y. Garrido, MAPM
Seminary Professor: Rev. Fr. Dandy E. Marababol, MAPM

Head Spiritual Director / Procurator / Pre-College Director: Rev. Fr. Ramses L. Oñez, MAPM
Spiritual Directors:
Rev. Fr. Joseph D. Borja;
Rev. Fr. Stephen M. Brongcano;
Rev. Msgr. Porfirio C. Colon Jr., PC;
Rev. Fr. Alberto B. Eslier;
Rev. Fr. Romeo G. Garcia;
Rev. Fr. Roel U. Griar;
Rev. Fr. Isaleo C. Madelo;
Rev. Fr. Marwen D. Oclarit;
Sr. Cecilia A. Galeon

On Study Leave
Cebu: Rev. Fr. Rufino A. de Gracia
Rome, Italy: Rev. Fr. Ronniel G. Babano
Manila: Rev. Fr. Jenor P. Luis

Priests 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

Diocese of Honolulu: Rev. Fr. Francisco Nicomedes S. Sanchez (Hospital Chaplian)
USA: Rev. Fr. Edgar G. Villanueva (US Military Chaplain)
Priest Working In Other Diocese In The Philippines
Rev. Fr. Aldrin P. Alaan, Regional Chaplain BJMP (Bureau of Jail Management and Penology)
Rev. Fr. Juanito M. Nuñez Jr., Associate Chaplain Knight of Columbus, Mindanao District (Davao)
Fr. Roldan Nuñez
Guest Priest In Other Diocese In The Philippines
Rev. Fr. Rolly C. Martinez, Manila

From Other Diocese In The Philippines
Rev. Fr. (PCINSP) Joselito Borja, Military Ordinariate of the Phils.

Rev. Fr. Vincent G. Montenegro,
Diocese of Tandag

Bishop’s Residence
Rev. Fr. James Michael M. Abellanosa, STL;
Rev. Fr. Gabriel B. Avelino;
Rev. Fr. Raul A. Cabonce;
Rev. Fr. Carlito L. Clase
Rev. Rodel A. Malazarte

† NECROLOGY †

Rev. Fr. Misael Bacleon (April 28, 2010); Rev. Fr. Leonil I. Edrozo, CSS (Oct. 4, 2013)

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