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DIOCESE

Dioecesis Iliganensis                                                                                           Iligan

Suffragan of Ozamiz
Created Prelature: February 17, 1971. Created Diocese:
November 15, 1982. Erected Diocese: April 7, 1983 Comprises:
Iligan City and part of the Province of Lanao del
Norte. Titular: St. Michael the Archangel, September 29.

Apostolic Administrator

Most Reverend
SEVERO C. CAERMARE, DD
Born: 22 October 1969 in Poblacion, Sibutad, Zamboanga del Norte. Ordained
Priest: April 12, 1996. Appointed Third Bishop of Diocese of Dipolog:
July 25, 2014. Ordained Bishop of Dipolog and Installed: October
30, 2014. Apostolic Administrator, Diocese of Iligan: December 6, 2017.
Bishop’s House
Isabel Village, Palao, 9200, Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 221-2355
Tel./Fax: (063) 221-6487
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Former Bishops
Most Rev. Bienvenido S. Tudtud, DD †
Most Rev. Fernando R. Capalla, DD
Most Rev. Emilio L. Bataclan, DD
Administrators of the Prelature and Diocese of Iligan
(1971 – Present)
Most Rev. Bienvenido S. Tudtud, DD
as Prelate Ordinary from May 17, 1971 to April 30, 1977.
Most Rev. Fernando R. Capalla, DD
as Prelate Ordinary from April 30, 1977 to April 7, 1983 and as Diocesan Bishop
from April 7, 1983 to August 18, 1994.
Rev. Msgr. Leo E. Labiste
as Diocesan Administrator from August 22, 1994 to July 18, 1995.
Most Rev. Emilio L. Bataclan, DD
as Diocesan Bishop from July 18, 1995 to June 2004.
Msgr. Ramon O. Fruto, CSsR
as Apostolic Administrator from June 22, 2004 to September 18, 2006.
Most Rev. Elenito D. Galido, DD
as Diocesan Bishop from September 18, 2006 up to the present.

PRESENT STATUS

Personnel:
Bishop… …………………… 1
Priests:
Active in the Diocese… …48
On Sabbatical Leave… … 1
Working Abroad on
Loan…………………… 4
Retired Priest… ………… 1
Guest Priests:
Filipinos… …………… 4
Grand Total………………59
Seminary & Seminarians:
Theology… …………… 0 / 8
Philosophy… ………… 1 / 16
Pre-College… ………… 1 / 8
Total………………… 2 / 32
Religious Orders/Congregations:
Male… ……………………… 3
Female… ……………………14
Total………………………17
Religious Priests:
Filipinos……………………… 6
Foreigners…………………… 5
Total………………………11
Sacrament & Sacramentals:
Baptism:
Children… ………… 6,554
Adult… ……………… 382
Total……………… 6,936
Confirmation…………… 2,713
First Communion……… 2,943
Matrimony:
Bet. Catholics… ……… 574
Bet. Catholics &
Non-Catholics…………22
Anointing of the Sick… … 619
Deaths… ……………… 1,119
Diocesan-Owned & Administered
Schools:
Kindergarten………… 6 / 228
Grade Schools… ……6 / 1,162
High Schools……… 11 / 4,363
Colleges………………1 / 1,198
Total Population…… 7,056
Religious-Owned &
Administered Schools:
Kindergarten………… 3 / 150
Grade Schools… ……3 / 1,143
High Schools…………3 / 2,068
Technical/Vocational
Schools… ……… 1 / 116
Colleges………………1 / 2,774
Graduate Schools……… 1 / 53
Total Population…… 6,277

DIOCESAN CURIA
Bishop’s House, Isabel Village, Palao, Iligan City 9200
Tel.: (063) 221-2355
Tel./Fax: (063) 221-6487
Chancery Office
Apostolic Administrator: Most Rev. Severo C. Caermare
Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Edward A. Labadisos
Oeconomous: Rev. Fr. Ubaldo L. Millan
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Enrique Lacostales
ADVISORY BODIES
College of Consultors:
Vicar General: Msgr. Bernard E. Bigornia
Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Enrique R. Lacostales
Oeconomous: Rev. Fr. Ubaldo L. Millan
Members:
Rev. Fr. Andres C. Cases Jr.,
Rev. Fr. Rodulfo M. Galenzoga,
Rev. Fr. Rodrigo R. Maata,
Rev. Fr. Alberto De Lara
Major Diocesan Commission and Organizations
Pastoral Director:
Msgr. Aureo Pati-an
Commission on Family and Life: Rev. Fr. Ubaldo Millan
Commission on Bible: Rev. Fr. Andy Macas
Commission on Catechetics: Rev. Fr. Walter Pati-an
Commission on Social Action: Rev. Fr. Rolando Cantina
Commission on Mission: Rev. Elijah Sansona
Commission on IRD, IP & Ecumenism: Rev. Fr. Albert Mendez
Commission on Migrants & Itinerants: Rev. Fr. Dwight Calaor
Commission on Women & Children: Rev. Fr. Dwight Calaor
Commission on Clergy: Rev. Fr. Aureo Pati-an
Commission on Liturgy: Rev. Fr. Aureo Pati-an
Commission on Vocation: Rev. Fr. Ronald Suplaag
Commission on Culture: Rev. Fr. Ronald Suplaag
Commission on Youth: Rev. Fr. Jerum dela Peña
Commission on BEC: Rev. Fr. Delfin Gualiza Jr.
Commission on Health: Rev. Fr. Raymundo Iwayan
Commission on Laity: Rev. Fr. Aldrin Ligue
Commission on Media & Communications: Rev. Fr. Edward Labadisos
Commission on Prison: Rev. Fr. James Kutav
Diocesan Schools: Rev. Fr. Alberto de Lara

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY

Vicariate Of St. Michael
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Rodrigo Maata Cathedral Of St. Michael The Archangel,
Quezon Ave., 9200 Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 3285; 223-0111
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Antonio Ybañez
Rector/Administrator: Rev. Fr. Rodrigo Maata
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Melcher B. Alquilita
San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish, Tambo, 9200 Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 221-1626; 221-1627
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Dwight Calaor
Our Lady Of Fatima Parish, Digkilaan, Iligan City
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Simeon Baio
San Roque Parish, Kiwalan, 9200 Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 225-2075; 225-2602
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Alfonso Batiquin
Immaculate Conception Parish, Bahayan, Luinab, 9200 Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 221-6469
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Delfin Gualiza
Resurrection Of The Lord Filipino- Chinese Catholic Community, Del Carmen, 9200 Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 221-1269
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Illah Leo Agbene
San Pedro Calungsod Parish, Kabacsanan Iligan City
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Nilo Laput
Redemptorist, Brgy. San Miguel, Tibanga, 9200 Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 221-5701
Superior: Rev. Fr. Eleodoro Reteracion
Vicar Superior: Rev. Fr. Romeo “Oming” Obach
Vicariate Of Corpus Christi
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Nazer M. Zaragoza
Lord Of The Holy Cross Parish, Isabel Village, Pala-o, Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 221-8862, 221-3682
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jimmy Nercua
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Lawrence Christopher Varquez
Corpus Christi Parish, Tubod, Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 221-2794
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ubaldo Millan (Oeconomus)
Resident Priest: Rev. Fr. Joel Randymar Arreza
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Victor Retiza
St. Vincent Ferrer Parish, Suarez, Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 221-4294
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Diomedes Cabiles
St. Joseph The Worker Chapel, Steeltown, Iligan City
Birhen Sto. Rosario Quasi-Parish, Tipanoy, Iligan City
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Raymundo Iwayan
Vicariate Of Sto. Niño
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Diomedes F. Cabiles
San Isidro Labrador Parish, Buru-un, Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 223-6916
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Rolando Cantina
San Roque Chaplaincy, NPC, Ditucalan, Iligan City
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Allan Telmoso
Our Mother Of Perpetual Help Parish, Linamon, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 227-0282, 227-0022
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Rodrigo Maata
St. Vincent Ferrer Parish, Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 227-1045
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Aldrin Ligue
Sto. Niño Parish, Bacolod, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 227-2033
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jeffrey
Balanay
San Isidro Labrador Parish, Maigo, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 227-4078
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Alberto D. Trazo
Vicariate Of San Isidro
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Delfin B. Gualiza Jr.
Holy Cross Parish, Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 355-4455
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Alberto de Iara
San Isidro Labrador Parish, Tubod, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 341-4015
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Enrique Lacostales
San Isidro Labrador Parish, Magsaysay, Lanao del Norte
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Evel Limbaga
Sta. Catalina Parish, Malingao, Tubod, Lanao del Norte
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jerumdela Peña
Sto. Niño Parish, Baroy, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 373-6453
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Nazer Zaragoza
Vicariate Of Christ The King
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Andres C. Cases Jr.
Sto. Niño Parish, Lanipao, Lala, Lanao del Norte
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Albert Mendez
Christ The King Parish, Maranding, Lala, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 388-7423
Parish Priests:
Rev. Fr. Andres C. Cases;
Rev. Fr. Rufil Quibranza
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Andy C. Macas
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 382-8076
Parish Priest: Msgr. Bernard Bigornia
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Andres Tampos
San Isidro Labrador Parish, Salvador, Lanao del Norte
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jonald Apaon
St. Joseph Parish, Sapad, Lanao del Norte
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Walter Patian
St. Francis of Assisi, Lala, Lanao del Norte
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Andy Macas

INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED

LIFE/SOCIETIES OF PAOSTOLATE
FOR MEN AND WOMEN WORKING
IN THE DIOCESE

MEN

Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) (CSSp)
Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists) (CSsR)
Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Assisi (TOR)
Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Brothers) (FSC)

WOMEN

Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM)
Missionary Sisters of Mary (MSM)
Missionary Congregation of Mary (MCM)
Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Triumph of the Cross (MSOLTC)
Order of the Company Of Mary (ODN)
Benedictine Sisters of St. Anne (OSB)
Daughters of St. Anne (DSA)
Religious of the Assumption (RA)
Religious Sisters of Mercy (RSM)
Religious of the Good Shepherd (RGS)
Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM)
Teresian Missionary of Mary (TMM)
Pious Disciples of the Divine Master (PDDM)
Theresian Missionaries of Mary (TMM)
Spiritan Sisters (CSSp)

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS DIOCESAN SCHOOLS/PRINCIPALS

Sacred Heart High School, Acmac, 9200 Iligan City
Tel.: (063) 225-1441
Principal: Mrs. Marsha Liza D. Onga
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Corpus Christi Parochial School, Tubod, 9200 Iligan City
Tel.: 221-2077
Principal: Mrs. Inocencia Tapic
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Our Lady Of Perpetual Help, Linamon, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 227-0286
Principal: Ms. Roberta Lopoz
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Santo Niño Academy, Bacolod, Lanao del Norte
Principal: Mrs. Karen Dy
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St. Vincent Academy, Kauswagan, 9202 Lanao del Norte
Tel.: (063) 227-1007
Principal: Miss Evelyn Yee
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Holy Cross High School, Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: 355-4455
Principal: Jovy B. Linguiz
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Santo Niño Academy, Baroy, Lanao del Norte
Principal: Mrs. Estrella Tymico
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Lanipao Catholic High School, Lanipao, Lala, Lanao del Norte
Principal: Mrs. Ann V. Marquez
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Christ The King College De Maranding, Maranding, Lala, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: 388-7373
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Christ The King High School, Maranding, Lala, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: 388-7039
Principal: Mr. Dario N. Caylan
Elementary Department:
Tel.: 388-7282
Principal: Mrs. Maria Mercedita Ybañez
St. Francis Xavier Academy, Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte
Tel.: 382-8073
Principal: Mrs. Rosita Cortez
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St. Joseph Community High School, Sapad, Lanao del Norte
Principal: Jonnie A. Patorio
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Other Appointments Seminary
Rector: Rev. Fr. Ronald Suplaag
Vice-Rector, Dean of Seminarians: Rev. Fr. Edward Labadisos
Prefect of Discipline: Rev. Elijah Sansona
Special Ministries
Campus Ministry Chaplain: Rev. Fr. James Kutav, CSSp
Mercy Hospital Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Justus Chukwu, CSSp
St. Michael College Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. Ronald Suplaag
La Salle Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. Edward Labadisos
Couples for Christ Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. Alberto de Lara
Bukas Loob sa Diyos Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. Melcher Alquilita
Apostleship of Prayer, Divine Mercy,
Marian Devotional Group: Rev. Fr. Jeffrey Balanay
Knights of Columbus, Charismata,
Charismatic, Exorcism: Rev. Fr. Nazer Zaragoza
Special Assignment
Resident Priest at Bishop’s House: Rev. Fr. Rogelio Lood
Rector of St. Mary’s Theologate: Rev. Fr. Allan Mirasol
DAPIT ALIM Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. Rodulfo Galenzoga
Priests on Mission
Rev. Fr. Arnel Ranada (US Army Chaplain);
Rev. Fr. Rodolfo Encabo (Bahrain);
Rev. Fr. Regino Quijano (Fresno, California)
On Study / Leave
Rev. Fr. Edgar Momay (UST, Manila)
Retired Priests
Rev. Fr. Anastacio Daugdaug (Resident at ISK);
Rev. Fr. Antonio Ybañez (Resident at Cathedral)
Seminary
St. Mary’s Theological Seminary, Gango, Ozamiz City
Rector: Rev. Fr. Allan Mirasol
Inahan sa Kinabuhi Diocesan College
Seminary, Del Carmen, Pala-o, Iligan City
Rector: Rev. Fr. Ronald Supla-ag
Vice Rector: Rev. Fr. Edward Labadisos (Chancellor)
_________: Rev. Fr. Anastacio Daugdaug
Prefect of Discipline: Rev. Elijah Sansona
Third Order Regular Franciscan Formation
House, Ascension Heights, Sta. Felomina, Iligan City
House Superior: Rev. Fr. Alejandro Isare, TOR
Aspirants’ Formator: Rev. Fr. Aries Nepomuceno, TOR

LAY ORGANIZATIONS / MOVEMENTS

WAF - Justiniano Mirasol
Christian Family Movement - Araceli Garcia, PhD
Mother Butler’s Mission Guild - Martina Balat
St. Michael’s Fil. Chinese Ladies Circle - Norma Siao, Bing Siao
Knights Of Columbus - Renato Obach
Apostleship Of Prayer - Piling Villaflores
Alliance Of Two Hearts - Nyla Villondo
Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement - Santiago Bontilao
Handmaid Of The Lord - Susan Renegado
Brotherhood Of Christian Businessmen & Professionals - Antonio Abao, Merlyn Abao
Couples For Christ - George and Inday Cuarto
Community Of Chritian Families - Bernabe Yañes
St. Micahel’s Affiliates - Belen Rosco

OTHER INSTITUTIONS

Miscellaneous Listing
Charismata Diocesan News Letter, Iligan City
Retreat/Recollection Center Dapit Alim, Simboco, Mangga, Tubod Lanao del Norte
Rev. Fr. Rodulfo M. Galinzoga
Maglasang Formation House, Brgy.
Maria Cristina, Baloi, Lanao del Norte
Congregation of the Holy Spirit
Formation House, Pindugangan, Tipanoy, Iligan City
In-Charge: Rev. Fr. Justus Chukwu
Mercy Community Hospital, Camague, Iligan City
Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Justus Chukwu
Diocesan Pastoral Center, ISK Seminary
Compound, Del Carmen, Iligan City
Tel.: 221-0258
Sister-in-charge: Sr. Prefocita Aceberos
Catholic Center Campus Ministry & Prison / City Jail, Tibanga Highway, Iligan City
Chaplain: Rev. Fr. James Kutav, CSSp
Foundations Seviamus Foundation Incorporated
Tel.: 221-5327
Board Of Trustees:
President: Most Rev. Elenito D. Galido, DD
Vice-Pres. - For Operations: Msgr. Jemar Vera Cruz
Vice-Pres. - For Finance: Rev. Fr. Andres Cases Jr.
Exec. Director: Mr. Romanito Tan
Member: Rev. Fr. Ubaldo Millan
Secretary: Ms. Aurora C. Germano
Legal Counsel: Atty. Leo Zaragoza
Bishop Bienvinido S. Tudtud Home For The Aged Foundation, Inc.
Tel.: 223-1700
Board Of Trustees:
President: Most Rev. Elenito D. Galido, DD
Chief Exec. Officer: Rev. Fr. Nazer Zaragoza
Secretary: Ms. Joereline Y. Tupag
Treasurer: Mrs. Carmela V. Cuevas
Internal Auditor: Leo R. Acosta
Legal Officer: Judge Dominga G. Aguaviva
Chief Operating Officer: Sr. Susan M. Magallanes
Members:
Dr. Clen Dumlao,
Mrs. Merula F. Dumlao,
Dra. Raides Caga,
Mrs. Cristeta A. Lumbo Jr.,
Mrs. Cristina P. Embay,
Ms. Cheryl Ann Diago,
Mr. George G. Cuevas
Council of Priests
Msgr. Bernard E. Bigornia;
Rev. Fr. Ubaldo L. Millan;
Rev. Fr. Enrique R. Lacostales;
Rev. Fr. Andres Cases Jr.;
Rev. Fr. Delfin B. Gualiza Jr.;
Rev. Fr. Diomedes Cabiles;
Rev. Fr. Nazer M. Zaragoza;
Rev. Fr. Rodrigo Maata;
Rev. Fr. Rodulfo M. Galenzoga;
Rev. Fr. Jeffrey N. Balana-i;
Rev. Fr. Alberto C. De Lara;
Rev. Fr. Aureo A. Pati-an;
Rev. Fr. Jonecito Laguban;
Rev. Fr. Eliodoro Reteracion
† NECROLOGY †
2013: Msgr. Leo Labiste
2014: Rev. Fr. Dante Anhao