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DIOCESE

Diocesis Gumacana                                                                                         Gumaca

Suffragan of Lipa

Created: April 9, 1984.Erected: January 29, 1985. Comprises:
the eastern part of Quezon province. Titular: San Diego de Alcala.

Local Ordinary

Most Reverend
VICTOR C. OCAMPO, DD
Born: March 6, 1952 at Angeles City, Pampanga. Ordained Priest: November
5, 1977. Ordained Bishop: August 29, 2015. Installed Bishop of Gumaca:
September 3, 2015.
Bishop’s Residence Brgy. Rosario, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Office - Tel.: (042) 317-6214
Tel./Fax: (042) 317-7620
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Past Bishops and Administrators: Rev. Msgr. Jose T. Lagdameo, HP, JCL
(Administrator: March 2, 2013 - September 3, 2015)
Most Rev. Buenaventura M. Famadico, DD
(Residential Bishop: June 11, 2003 - March 2, 2013)
Bishop Antonio R. Rañola, DD
(Apostolic Administrator: June 25, 2002 - June 11, 2003)
Bishop Emilio Z. Marquez, DD
(Residential Bishop: January 29, 1985 - June 25, 2002)

PRESENT STATUS
Population………………1,006,286
Catholics………………… 875,664
Area …………… 3,666.44 sq.kms.
Personnel:
Priests:
Active in the Diocese… …67
On Leave………………… 5
Other Ministry…………… 2
Working Abroad………… 2
Retired………………… ….5
Total……………………76
Deacon……………………… 2
Sisters… ……………………70
Seminarians:
In Theology… ………………11
In Philosophy… ……………16
In Pre-College… …………… 8
In High School… …………… 5
Total… ………………………53
Seminary:
College……………………… 1
Diocesan Divisions:
Districts……………………… 2
Vicariates… ………………… 6
Parishes………………………29
Educational Centers:
Tertiary:
Diocesan………………… 1
Enrolment… ………… 375
High Schools:
Diocesan/Parochial………10
Enrolment… ……… 2,985
Elementary Schools:
Diocesan/Parochial……… 9
Enrolment… ………… 820
Pre-Elementary Schools:
Diocesan/Parochial………12
Enrolment… ………… 418
Teaching Personnel:
Total…………………… 223
Sacraments & Sacramentals:
Baptisms of Children…… 10,468
Adult Conversions……… 2,536
Total………………… 13,004
Marriages:
Between Catholics…… 1,343
Between Catholics &
Non-Catholics………… 2
Total … …………… 1,345

DIOCESAN CURIA
Chancery Office
Gumaca Pastoral Formation Center Bgry. Rosario, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Office - Tel.: (042) 317-6214
Tel./Fax: (042) 317-7620
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Vicar General/Moderator Curiae: Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL
Chancellor: Fr. Toni Ryan C. del Moro
Vice Chancellor: Fr. Galen R. Fontanilla
Oeconomus: Fr. Reynie O. Paraon
Personal Secretary to the Bishop: Fr. Juan Ronald V. Capanzana
Land Titling/Church Lands: Fr. Pedro Marlito S. Marcaida
GUDES Schools Superintendent/ Vicar for Catholic Schools: Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL
Accounting Supervisor/Auditor: Mrs. Reyna P. Armenta, CPA
Audit Clerk: Mr. Christian Dave F. Austria
Cashier: Mrs. Ma. Teresa A. Jimenea
Accounts Clerk/Encoder: Mr. Regie Boy P. Tañang
Chancery Clerk: Ms. Marylou C. Ancaja
College of Consultors
Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL;
Fr. Renante A. Arenque;
Fr. Lucito V. Soriano;
Fr. Toni Ryan C. del Moro;
Fr. Ricardo Mariano T. Eleazar;
Fr. Reydelson N. Capanzana Presbyteral Council
Fr. Ramon D. Uriate, SThL;
Fr. Renante A. Arenque;
Fr. Lucito V. Soriano;
Fr. Reynie O. Paraon;
Fr. Toni Ryan C. del Moro;
Fr. Pedro Marlito S. Marcaida;
Fr. Jose Pancracio C. Seco;
Fr. Ricardo Mariano T. Eleazar;
Fr. Angelo Ramil D. Caparros;
Fr. Rommel G. Rosales;
Fr. Noel E. Llaga;
Fr. Genaro M. de Castro;
Fr. Reydelson N. Capanzana
Diocesan Finance Council
Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL;
Msgr. Ramon C. Tiama; HP (Construction);
Fr. Reynie O. Paraon (Budget and Audit);
Fr. Toni Ryan C. del Moro;
Fr. Pedro Marlito S. Marcaida (Fund Raising);
Fr. Enrique A. Luna Jr. (Temporalities);
Fr. Celso L. Barretto (Stewardship)
Personnel Board
Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL;
Fr. Lucito V. Soriano;
Fr. Celso L. Barretto;
Fr. Antonio A. Aguilar;
Fr. Edwin S. Gliane;
Fr. Reynante P. Talento;
Fr. Renante A. Arenque;
Fr. Toni Ryan C. del Moro;
Fr. Jeric S. Ballesteros
Synodal Examiners
Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL; Msgr.
Ordelo R. Lontoc, PC; Fr. Romulo C. Comia, SLL
Commission on Clergy
Vicar for the Clergy: Fr. Renante A. Arenque
Members:
Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL;
Fr. Angelo Ramil D. Caparros;
Fr. Rommel G. Rosales;
Fr. Enrico B. Barretto;
Fr. Ronald M. Mitas

PASTORAL SECTION
Pastoral Director: Fr. Lucito V. Soriano
Asst. Pastoral Director: Fr. Jose Niño A. de Leon
Council of the Laity: Fr. Lucito V. Soriano

COMMISSIONS, MOVEMENTS, OFFICES AND DIRECTORS
Commission on Evangelization and Catechetical Education
Director: Fr. Gabriel S. Villafañe
Mass Media/Social Communications: Fr. Toni Ryan C. del Moro
Legion of Mary: Fr. Florendo D. Necesito
Pontifical Mission Societies: Fr. Genaro M. de Castro
Bible Apostolate: Fr. Ricardo Mariano T. Eleazar
Neo-Catechumenate Movement: Fr. Voltaire E. Olaya
Confraternity of Christian Doctrine: Fr. Gabriel S. Villafañe

Commission on Worship
Director: Fr. Romulo C. Comia, SLL
Asst. Director: Fr. Perpetuo Arnold O. Relles
Sacred Music: Fr. Reydelson N. Capanzana
TIPAN Editor: Fr. Romulo C. Comia, SLL
Lectors and Acolytes: Fr. Perpetuo Arnold O. Relles
Ministry of Altar Servers: Fr. Edison O. Huvalla
Commentators/Ushers: Fr. Ronald M. Mitas
Adoracion Nocturna Filipina (Patag Area): Fr. Alexander O. Herras;
(Bondoc Area): Fr. Celso L. Barretto
Tarcisians’ Director: Fr. Edison O. Huvalla
Apostleship of Prayer: Fr. Ibarra M. Zoleta
Catholic Charismatic Movement: Fr. Alvin P. Sarmiento
Cursillo Movement: Fr. Hannibal N. Pabello
Mother Butler’s Guild: Fr. Jose Jay C. Pagcaliwagan
Mother of Perpetual Help: Fr. Norman A. Argamosa
Divine Mercy (DM): Fr. Enrico B. Barretto
DM Asst. Director: Fr. Felix M. Zoleta
El Shaddai: Fr. Jonathan P. Romasanta
PREX: Fr. Julito T. Sio Jr.
Maka-Obviar: Fr. Renato C. Baldovino Jr.
Commission on Service
Director: Fr. Antonio A. Aguilar
Asst. Director: Fr. Cristopher C. Parraba
Social Action: Fr. Antonio A. Aguilar
Migrant Families: Fr. Rommel G. Rosales
Street Children: Fr. Pablo P. Songuad Jr.
Alay Kapwa: Fr. Cristopher C. Parraba
Ministry for Indigenous Peoples: Fr. Reynato C. Baldovino
Ministry for Ecological Concern: Fr. Zandro A. de Leon
Daughters of Mary Immaculate: Msgr. Ramon C. Tiama, HP
Ladies of Charity & Health Care Ministry: Fr. Rey D. Merca
Knights of Columbus: Fr. Enrique A. Luna Jr.
St. Joseph: Fr. Romulo C. Comia, SLL
Good Governance: Fr. Jose Niño A. de Leon
YSLEP: Fr. Victor R. Grimaldo
Hospital Apostolate: Fr. Luiesanto I. Orgado
Pondo ng Pinoy: Fr. Pablo P. Songuad Jr.
Commission on Family & Life
Director: Fr. Angelo Ramil D. Caparros
Asst. Director: Fr. Reynante P. Talento
Coordinator: Sr. Alberta Ramiso, FdCC
Couples for Christ: Fr. Satune P. Barretto
CFC Asst. Director: Fr. Renante V. Malimata
Marriage Encounter: Fr. Reynante P. Talento

Commission on Youth
Director: Fr. Enrico Paulo M. Agra
Coordinator: Sr. Magnolia Nuncio, FdCC
Commission on Vocation
Director: Fr. Rustom C. Dirain
Kapatiran ng mga Seminarista Ng Gumaca: Fr. Rustom C. Dirain
Association of Women Religious: Fr. Diego O. Daño
Angkang Levitico: Fr. Rustom C. Dirain
Antoniana: Fr. Renante A. Arenque
Vocation Club: Fr. Jeric S. Ballesteros
OCDs: Fr. Jovito E. Olaya
BEC / MSK Program
Director: Fr. Felix M. Zoleta
Asst. Director: Fr. Genaro M. de Castro
Lay Active Missionaries of the Poor (LAMP)
Director: Fr. Felix M. Zoleta
OTHER OFFICES
Commission on Structures and Liturgical Environment
Fr. Rinaldi S. Sayson;
Msgr. Ramon C. Tiama, HP;
Fr. Enrique A. Luna Jr.
Commission on Creation of New Parish
Chairman: Fr. Felix M. Zoleta
Investment Committee
Fr. Reyanto C. Baldovino;
Fr. Rhoderick N. Araneta
Committee on Church Cultural Heritage
Chairman: Msgr. Ramon C. Tiama, HP Parish Household Personnel
Director: Fr. Luiesanto I. Orgado

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY DISTRICT I

Vicariate of St. Peter
Vicar Forane: Fr. Angelo Ramil D. Caparros Gumaca (Cathedral) (F-1726) 4307 Quezon
Tel.: (042) 317-6695
Titular: San Diego de Alcala, Nov. 13
Rector: Fr. Enrique A. Luna Jr.
Parochial Vicars:
Fr. Pedro Marlito S. Marcaida;
Fr. Jeric S. Ballesteros;
Fr. Leo Jed E. Grenia Lopez (F-1861) 4316 Quezon
Titular: Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, October 7
Parish Priest: Fr. Angelo Ramil D. Caparros
Parochial Vicars:
Fr. Reynante P. Talento;
Fr. Florendo D. Necesito;
Fr. Edison O. Huvalla
Magsaysay, Lopez (F-2008) 4316 Quezon
Titular: Sacred Heart of Jesus, First Friday of June
Parish Priest: Fr. Gabriel S. Villafañe Magallanes, Lopez (F-2011) 4316 Quezon
Titular: Good Shepherd, (Jan. 19, Canonical Erection)
Parish Priest: Fr. Reynato C. Baldovino
Buenavista (F-1955) 4320 Quezon
Titular: St. Lawrence the Deacon, August 10
Parish Priest: Fr. Zandro A. de Leon Hondagua (F-1961) Lopez, 4317 Quezon
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer, May 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Enrico Paulo M. Agra
San Vicente (Shrine) (F-1956) Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Titular: St. Vincent Ferrer Diocesan Shrine, last Friday of April
Rector: Msgr. Ramon C. Tiama, HP
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Romulo C. Comia, SLL
Vicariate of St. John
Vicar Forane: Fr. Ricardo Mariano T. Eleazar Tagkawayan (F-1943) 4321 Quezon
Titular: Our Lady of Lourdes, February 11
Parish Priest: Fr. Ricardo Mariano T. Eleazar
Parochial Vicars:
Fr. Ronelo A.Meude;
Fr. Jay Jose D. Cambiado
Aloneros (F-1956) Guinayangan, 4319 Quezon
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
Parish Priest: Fr. Alexander O. Herras
Guinayangan (F-1830) 4319 Quezon
Tel.: (042) 717-6039
Titular: St. Aloysius Gonzaga, June 21
Parish Priest: Fr. Ronilo J. Pera
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Alvin P. Sarmiento Calauag (F-1846) 4318 Quezon
Tel.: (042) 717-7075
Titular: St. Peter the Apostle, June 29
Parish Priest: Fr. Satune P. Barretto
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Luiesanto I.
Orgado; Fr. Jonathan P. Romasanta Tiniguiban (F-2007) Calauag, 4318 Quezon
Titular: Banal na Espiritu, May 27 (Canonical Erection)
Parish Priest: Fr. Julito T. Sio Jr.
Apad (F-2009) Calauag, 4318 Q/uezon
Titular: Our Lady of Fatima, Oct. 13
Parish Administrator: Fr. Reydelson N. Capanzana
Vicariate of St. Matthew
Vicar Forane: Fr. Jose Pancracio C. Seco Perez (F-1964) 4334 Quezon
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
Parish Priest: Fr. Jose Jay C. Pagcaliwagan Alabat (F-1940) 4333 Quezon
Titular: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, July 16
Parish Priest: Fr. Jose Pancracio C. Seco Quezon (F-1919) 4332 Quezon
Titular: Holy Cross, May 3
Parish Priest: Fr. Cristopher C. Parraba

DISTRICT II
Vicariate of St. Paul
Vicar Forane: Fr. Rommel G. Rosales Macalelon (F-1875) 4309 Quezon
Titular: Immaculate Conception, December 8
Parish Priest: Fr. Ibarra M. Zoleta
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Galen R. Fontanilla General Luna (F-1937) 4310 Quezon
Titular: St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 31
Parish Priest: Fr. Voltaire E. Olaya Pitogo (F-1850) 4308 Quezon
Titular: Conversion of St. Paul, January 25
Parish Priest: Fr. Celso L. Barretto
San Isidro (Pidac), Gen. Luna, 4310 Quezon
Titular: San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila, September 28
Parish Priest: Fr. Rommel G. Rosales
San Isidro (F-1962) Catanauan, 4311 Quezon
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer, May 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Hanibal N. Pabello
Vicariate of St. Luke
Vicar Forane: Fr. Noel E. Llaga
Catanauan (F-1855) 4311 Quezon
Titular: Immaculate Conception, December 8
Parish Priest: Fr. Felix M. Zoleta
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Rey D. Merca;
Fr. Pablo P. Songuad Jr.;
Fr. Rey Anthony M. Damian Mulanay (F-1835) 4312 Quezon
Titular: St. Peter the Apostle, June 29
Parish Priest: Fr. Perpetuo Arnold O. Relles
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Ricardo F. Brosas
Sumagonsong (F-2006), Mulanay 4312 Quezon
Titular: Our Mother of Perpetual Help, June 28
Parish Priest: Fr. Norman A. Argamosa
San Francisco (F-1954) 4315 Quezon
Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, Oct. 4
Parish Priest: Fr. Noel E. Llaga
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Ronald M. Mitas
Vicariate of St. Mark
Vicar Forane: Fr. Genaro M. de Castro San Narciso (F-1846) 4313 Quezon
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker, May 1
Parish Priest: Fr. Genaro M. De Castro
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Victor R. Grimaldo
San Andres (F-1966) 4314 Quezon
Titular: St. Andrew the Apostle, Nov. 30
Parish Priest: Fr. Renante V. Malimata Abuyon (F-1994), San Narciso, 4313 Quezon
Titular: Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, May 10
Parish Priest: Fr. Jose Niño A. De Leon
Pugawan (F-2008) San Francisco, 4315 Quezon
Titular: Divine Mercy, 2nd Sunday of Easter
Parish Priest: Fr. Enrico B. Barretto
Diocesan Clergy With Other Assignments Seminary Personnel
Mount St. Aloysius College Seminary, Brgy. Rosario, Gumaca, Quezon
Tel.: (042) 317-6653
Interim Rector: Msgr. Ordelo R. Lontoc, PC
Dean of Studies: Fr. Rhoderick N. Araneta, L-PH
Prefect of Discipline/Pre-College
Director: Fr. Rustom C. Dirain
Procurator/Spiritual Director: Fr. Jovito E. Olaya
Formator/Spiritual Director: Fr. Renante A. Arenque
In House Professor: Fr. Toni Ryan C. del Moro

Guest Professors:
Fr. Romulo C. Comia, SLL;
Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL;
Fr. Angelo Ramil D. Caparros;
Fr. Genaro M. De Castro
Diocesan Clergy Serving Outside
The Diocese And Others
St. Alphonsus Regional Seminary and School Of Theology, Isabang, Lucena City
Tel.: (042) 660-3846
Guest Professor: Msgr. Ordelo R. Lontoc, PC
Procurator: Fr. Edwin S. Gliane, SThL
Other Assignments
Fr. Ramonato C. Abril, MA (Director- Galilee Center, Tagaytay);
Msgr. Wilfredo E. Andrey, HP, SSL (Procurator, Pontificio Collegio Filippino, Rome, Italy);
Fr. Redentor M. Barsaga (Study Leave, Pontificio Collegio Filippino,Rome, Italy)
On Leave
Fr. Edilberto L. Medina (Manila; without faculty);
Fr. Aldwin R. Dalisay (Gumaca; without faculty);
Fr. Nieto G. Lopinac Jr. (without faculty);
Fr. Rinaldi S. Sayson (Sabbatical);
Fr. Renato C. Baldovino Jr. (Gumaca Pastoral Formation Center, Gumaca, Quezon; with faculty)
On Loan Abroad
Fr. Romeo C. Velasco (Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux)
Retired Priests
Fr. Pablo Cris L. Tan (Gumaca; without faculty);
Fr. Armando I. Reyes Jr. (El Paso, Texas; with faculty);
Fr. Lope V. Jarapa (Antipolo; without faculty);
Msgr. Candido C. Umali (Gumaca; with faculty)’
Msgr. Felicito M. Ferreras (Gumaca; with faculty)

INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE/SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE

WOMEN

Order of St. Claire (OSC)-Poor Clare
Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Discalced Nuns of the Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel (OCDs)
Missionary Catechists of St. Therese of the Child Jesus (MCST)
Franciscan Missionary of the Infant Jesus (FMIJ)
Daughters of the Sacred Heart (DSH)
Siervas de Nuestra Señora de la Paz (SNSP)
Cannosian Daughters of Charity (FdCC)
Carmelite Missionaries (CM)

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
Gumaca Diocese Educational System (GUDES)
Superintendent/Director: Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL
Our Lady of Peace Parochial School, Abuyon, San Narciso, 4313 Quezon
Mater Carmeli Catholic School, Alabat, 4333 Quezon
St. Peter’s School, Calauag, 4318 Quezon
Parochial School of Catanauan, Catanauan, Quezon
St. Ignatius Parochial School, Gen. Luna, Quezon
St. Aloysius Gonzaga Parochial School,
Guinayangan, Quezon Holy Child Jesus College (F-1958), Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Most Holy Rosary Parochial School, Lopez, 4316 Quezon
Immaculate Conception Parochial School, Macalelon, 4309 Quezon
St. Joseph’s Catechetical Center for Kids, San Narciso, 4313 Quezon
St. Peter Parochial School, Mulanay, 4312 Quezon
St. Paul Parochial School, Pitogo, 4308 Quezon
St. Andrew the Apostle Parochial School, San Andres, 4314 Quezon
San Francisco Parochial School, San Francisco, 4315 Quezon
Gumaca Catholic Schools Association (GUCASA)
Vicar for Catholic Schools: Fr. Ramon D. Uriarte, SThL
Mater Carmeli Catholic School, Alabat, 4333 Quezon
St. Peter’s School, Calauag, 4318 Quezon
Parochial School of Catanauan, Catanauan, Quezon
St. Ignatius Parochial School, Gen. Luna, Quezon
St. Aloysius Gonzaga Parochial School, Guinayangan,
Quezon Holy Child Jesus College, Gumaca 4307 Quezon
Most Holy Rosary Parochial School, Lopez, 4316 Quezon
Immaculate Concepcion Parochial School, Macalelon, 4309 Quezon
St. Peter Parochial School, Mulanay 4309 Quezon
San Francisco Parochial School, San Francisco, 4312 Quezon
St. Joseph’s High School, San Narciso, 4313 Quezon

MISCELLANEOUS LISTING

Gumaca Diocesan Pastoral Formation Center, Brgy. Rosario, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Tel.: (042) 317-6214
Tel./Fax: (042) 317-7620
Gumaca Diocesan Press, Brgy. San Diego, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Tel.: (042) 317-6367
Director: Fr. Pedro Marlito S. Marcaida TIPAN ,
Diocesan Monthly Liturgico- Scriptural Guide, Gumaca Diocesan Press,
Brgy. San Diego, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Director: Fr. Romulo C. Comia, SLL
Youth Center, Diocesan Compound, Brgy. Rosario, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Director: Fr. Enrico Paulo M. Agra
Catechetical Center, Diocesan Compound, Brgy. Rosario, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Director: Fr. Gabriel S. Villafañe
Social Action Center, Diocesan Compd., Brgy. Rosario, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Tel./Fax: (042) 317-6430
Director: Fr. Antonio A. Aguilar
Clergy Retirement House (Bahay-Pari),
Diocesan Compound, Brgy. Rosario, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon BEC (MSK House),
Diocesan Compound, Brgy. Rosario, Gumaca, 4307 Quezon
Director: Fr. Felix M. Zoleta