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DIOCESE

(Dioecesis Ipilensis)

Suffragan of Zamboanga
Created: December 24, 1979. Erected: June 21, 1980. Comprises:
16 municipalities of the province of Zamboanga
Sibugay, and 3 municipalities of Zamboanga del Sur. Land
Area: 4,850 sq. km. Elevated: Diocese of Ipil on 1 May 2010.
Principal Patron: St. Joseph the Worker.

Bishop
Most Reverend
JULIUS S. TONEL, DD
Born on August 31, 1956, in Davao City. Ordained priest on April 12,
1980, Sta. Ana Parish, Davao City. Appointed Bishop on June 30, 2007.
Ordained Bishop on August 20, 2007, San Pedro Cathedral, Davao City.
Installed as 3rd Bishop, Prelature of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay on September
11, 2007. Installed First Bishop of the Diocese of Ipil on August 7,
2010.
Mailing Address:
Bishop’s Residence
Jose Villafuerte Street, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay
Tel.: 062-333-2266: Fax: 062-333-2574
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PAST LOCAL ORDINARIES
+Federico O. Escaler , SJ, DD (1980-1997)
Bishop – Emeritus
Born: June 28, 1922 in Manila. Ordained Priest: June 19, 1954. Appointed
First Bishop-Prelate of Kidapawan: July 31, 1976. Appointed Titular Bishop
of Giro de Tarasio and First Bishop-Prelate of Ipil: February 23, 1980.
Installed: June 21, 1980. Retired from the Ipil Prelature: November 1997.
Died: November 28, 2015.
Most Reverend
Antonio J. Ledesma , SJ, DD (1997-2006)
Born: March 28, 1943 in Iloilo City. Ordained Priest:April 16, 1973 at Jaro
Cathedral, Iloilo City. Appointed Coadjutor Bishop: June 13, 1996. Ordained
as Bishop: August 31, 1996 in Cagayan de Oro City. Installed Second
Bishop of Ipil, Zamboanga del Sur (Sibugay): July 16, 1997. Elevated
Archbishop to Cagayan de Oro Archdiocese: 30 May 2006.

PRESENT STATUS
Diocesan Personnel:
(Arch) Bishop………………… 1
Priests:
Active in the Diocese… …28
Active in Other Dioceses
in the Phils.…………… 2
Working Abroad
on Loan… …………… 1
Grand Total… ……………32
Diocesan Divisions:
Vicariates… ………………… 5
Parishes………………………23
Chapels…………………… 638
Religious Orders/Congregations:
Male… ……………………… 6
Female… ……………………10
Total………………………16
Religious Priests:
Filipino(s)… …………………14
Foreigner(s)… ……………… 4
Total … …………………18
Religious Sisters:
Filipino(s)… …………………38
Religious Brothers:
Filipino(s)… ………………… 3
Necrology:
Bishops……………………… 1
Priests… …………………… 2
Total……………………… 3
Sacrament & Sacramentals:
Baptism:
Children… ………… 6,618
Adult… …………… 1,808
Confirmation…………… 3,811
First Communion……… 3,637
Matrimony:
Between Catholics… … 990
Between Catholics &
Non-Catholics…………55
Anointing of the Sick…… 1,011
Deaths… ………………… 891
Diocesan-Owned &
Administered Shools:
Kindergarten………………… 7…
Population… ………… 272
Grade Schools… …………… 1…
Population… ………… 266
High Schools………………… 3…
Population… ……… 1,270
Technical/ Voc’l. Schools… … 1…
Population… ………… 450
Colleges……………………… 1…
Population… ………… 600
Total… ………………………13…
Total Population…… 2,858
Religious-Owned &
Administered Shools:
Kindergarten………………… 1…
Population… ……………30
Grade Schools… …………… 1…
Population… ……………78
High Schools………………… 2…
Population… ……… 1,064
Total… ……………………… 4…
Total Population…… 1,172

DIOCESAN CURIA
Local Ordinary: Most Rev. Julius S.
Tonel, DD
Vicar General: Msgr. Gilbert C. Gente
Chancellor / Secretary: Fr. Marc Anthony
M. Vaguchay
Finance Officer: Fr. Rotchel S.
San Diego
Vicar-General: Msgr. Gilbert C. Gente
Vicar Forane for Vicariate I: Fr. Rolly
A. Taghap
Vicar Forane for Vicariate II: Msgr.
Gilbert C. Gente
Vicar Forane for Vicariate III: Fr. Julito
A. Cabatuan
Vicar Forane for Vicariate IV: Fr.
Obaldo S. Pagulon Jr.
Vicar Forane for Vicariate V: Fr. Joseph
V. Audiencia, SVD
Vicar for Religious: Fr. Exequiel M.
Mahinay, SVD

LAY ORGANIZATIONS AND
MOVEMENTS
Priest Coordinator For Religious Organizations
And Lay Association
And Movements: Rev. Fr. Ian
Conturno

List of Lay Association and
Movements and Religious
Organization present in the
Diocese
Couples For Christ (CFC)
Knights of Columbus (KC)
Mother Butlers Mission Guild (MBMG)
Catholic Women’s League (CWL)
Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI)
Legion of Mary
Sto. Niño Devotees
Apostleship of Prayer (AP)
Divine Mercy Devotees
Bukas Loob sa Diyos (BLD)
Servant Community True Vine
Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen
and Professionals (BCBP)
Council Of The Laity Diocese Of Ipil
Spiritual Director, CLDI: Most Rev.
Julius S. Tonel, DD
President: Francis Gumansing
First Vice-President: Serafin Ramos
Second Vice-President: Margie C.
Abulon
Secretary: Julieta S. Mindoro
Assistant Secretary: Robert Catiloc
Treasurer: Adelaida N. Tan
Auditor: Flordie B. Bagundol
Pio-Vicariate 1: Richard Tomamot
Pio-Vicariate 2: Sonia V. Cervantes
Pio-Vicariate 3: Joel Hermocisima
Pio-Vicariate 4: Alex Elumba
Pio-Vicariate 5: Victoria Aringoy

PARISHES AND PAROCIAL CLERGY
St. Joseph The Worker Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Fr. Rolly A. Taghap
St. Joseph The Worker Cathedral Parish
(F-1952), Jose Villafuerte St.,
Ipil 7001 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Most Rev. Julius S.
Tonel, DD
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Ian R. Conturno;
Fr. Roberto D. Pasia; Fr.
Arnold S. Hingone
St. Isidore The Farmer Parish (F-
1980), Titay, 7003 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Ricardo A. Rara,
OFMCap
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Francisco
Armario, OFMCap; Bro. Pio Clemente,
OFMCap
San Antonio Parish (F-2013), San Antonio,
Titay, 7003 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Joel C. Ramasola
Santo Niño Parish (F-1985), R.T. Lim,
7002 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Rolly A. Taghap
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Leo Salomes
Risen Christ Parish (F-1995), La
Libertad,
Tungawan 7018 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Eduardo Ricaborda,
CMF
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Aldrin Castillones,
CMF
Nuestra Señora Del Pilar Parish (F-2016),
Guilinan, Tungawan 7018 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Julius Jose Coching,
CMF

Our Lady Of Lourdes Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Msgr. Gilbert C. Gente
Our Lady Of Lourdes Parish (F-1940),
Kabasalan 7005 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Msgr. Gilbert C.
Gente
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Joseph Ryan
Sereneo
Holy Family Parish (F-1984), Naga
7004 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Francisco G. Baguio
Jr.
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Winefredo V.
Cervantes
St. Isidore The Farmer Parish (F-2010),
Buayan, Kabasalan 7005 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Erwin V. Guno
St. Joseph The Worker Parish (F-1963),
Siay 7006 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Laure T. Helar
Parochial Administrator: Fr. Arnel
D. Demegillo

Our Lady Of Fatima Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Fr. Julito A. Cabatuan
Our Lady Of Fatima Parish (F-1985),
Imelda, 7007 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Elmer Q. Alforque
Nuestra Señora Del Pilar Parish (F-
1995), Diplahan, 7039 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Joseph Glenn B.
Secondes
Santo Niño Parish (F-1956), Malangas,
7038 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Julito A. Cabatuan
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Ramil M. Lasaca
San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish (F-1995),
Sampoli, Diplahan 7039 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Emerson C.
Gazetta, PIME
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Paulo Cezar
dos Santos, PIME
Our Mother Of Perpetual Help Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Fr. Obaldo S. Pagulon
Jr.
Our Mother Of Perpetual Help Parish
(F-1962), Buug 7009 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Obaldo S. Pagulon
Jr.
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Joseph Joy L.
Rocamora
St. Isidore The Farmer Parish (F-1981),
Kumalarang 7013 Zamboanga
del Sur
Parish Priest: Fr. John Carl Cabaluna,
SCJ
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Ronald Basco,
SCJ
St. Joseph Parish (F-1965), Bayog
7011, Zamboanga del Sur
Parish Priest: Fr. Roberto B. Brillantes
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Jacinto Fidelis
R. Napiñas
Mary, Queen Of The Apostles Parish
(F-1985), Lake Wood 7014
Zamboanga del Sur
Parish Priest: Fr. Stefano B. Mosca,
PIME
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Ilario M.
Trobbiani,
PIME
Immaculate Conception Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Fr. Joseph V. Audiencia,
SVD
Immaculate Conception Parish (F-1953),
Alicia 7040 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Joseph V.
Audiencia,
SVD
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Louie Dailisan,
SVD
St. Paul The Apostle Parish (F-1987),
Payao 7008 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Romulo R. Maypa,
SVD
Nuestra Señora De Los Remedios Parish
(F-1964), Subanipa, Olutanga
Island, 7041 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Arvin R. Jayma,
SVD
San Miguel Parish (F-1970), Mabuhay
7010 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Danilo R. Noval,
SVD
Parochial Vicar: Fr. John Cruz, SVD
San Vicente Ferrer Parish (F-2011),
Talusan 7012 Zamboanga Sibugay
Parish Priest: Fr. Ramon I. Espuelas,
SVD
Bro. Roland V. Pontevedra, SVD

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
Marian College (MC), Jose Villafuerte
St., Ipil, 7001 Zamboanga Sibugay
Tel.: 062 333-2305
Email: mariancollege.ipil@
yahoo.com
Board of Trustees:
President: Most Rev. Julius S.
Tonel, DD
Members:
Exec. Vice-President: Fr. Alien Z.
Rocamora
Finance Officer: Fr. Rotchel S.
San Diego
Vicar General: Msgr. Gilbert C.
Gente
Vicars Forane: Fr. Rolly A. Taghap;
Fr. Julito A. Cabatuan; Fr.
Obaldo S. Pagulon Jr.; Fr. Joseph
V. Audiencia, SVD
Lay Representative: Ms. Josefa
B. Yap
Chaplain: Fr. Arnold S. Hingone
Marcelo Spinola High School (MSS),
Don Andres, Ipil 7001 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Principal: Sr. Jesnen C. Porras, ADC
Saint Paul School, Datu Panas, Buug
7009 Zamboanga Sibugay
Principal: Sr. Elizabeth Monserater,
SPC
Loyola High School (LHS), Subanipa,
Olutanga Island, 7041 Zamboanga
Sibugay
Principal: Sr. Corazon S. Manuel,
OP
Xavier High School (XHS), Mabuhay
7010 Zamboanga Sibugay
Principal: Sr. Josephine T. Sambrano,
OP
Saint Joseph Kinder School, St. Joseph
the Worker Parish, Siay,
Zamboanga Sibugay
Pastor: Fr. Laure T. Helar
Kabasalan Pre-School Learning Center,
Inc., Our Lady of Lourdes
Parish, Kabasalan, Zamboanga
Sibugay
Principal: Mrs. Exaltacion A. Panes
Holy Family Parish Kindergarten, Holy
Family Parish, Naga, Zamboanga
Sibugay
Officer In-Charge: Fr. Francisco
G. Baguio Jr.
Claret School Of Tungawan, Risen
Christ Parish, Tungawan, Zamboanga
Sibugay
Officer In-Charge: Fr. Aldrin Castillones,
CMF
Luis Amigo Elementary School Titay, Titay,
Zamboanga Sibugay
Officer In-Charge: Sr. Ma. Amelita
E. Llego, TC
Mary Queen Of Apostles Parish Kindergarten
(Maquapaki), Lakewood,
Zamboanga del Sur
Officer In-Charge: Fr. Stefano B.
Mosca, PIME
San Pedro Calungsod Technical Vocational
School, Lakewood, Zamboanga
del Sur
Officer In-Charge: Fr. Stefano B.
Mosca, PIME
Kumalarang Sacred Heart Kindergarten
School, St. Isidore Parish,
Poblacion, Kumalarang Zamboanga
Sibugay
Officer In-Charge: Fr. John Carl
Cabaluna, SCJ

INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED
LIFE/SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLATE
FOR MEN AND WOMEN WORKING
IN THE DIOCESE

MEN
Missionary Sons of Immaculate
Heart of Mary (CMF)
Missionary Sons of Immaculate
Heart of Mary (CMF)
Sacred Heart of Jesus Fathers (SCJ)
Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions
(PIME)
Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions
(PIME)
Society of the Divine Word (SVD)
The Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
(OFMCap)

WOMEN
Benedictine Sisters of the Eucharistic
King (OSB)
Capuchin Tertiary Sisters of the
Holy Family
(TC) Carmelite Missionary (CM)
Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent
de Paul (DC)
Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate
Conception (SFIC)
Handmaids of the Divine Heart (ADC)
Missionary Dominican Sisters of
Holy Rosary (OP) Missionary
Sisters of Mary (MSM)
Missionary Sisters of Mary (MSM)
Religious Sisters of Mercy (RSM)
Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres (SPC)
Diocesan Organization Of Women
Religious In Ipil (DOWRI)
Chairman: Sr. Juditha A. Albialde,
SFIC
Vice-Chairman: Sr. Mary Cyril G. Jabilles,
OSB
Secretary: Sr. Emma C. Camilotes, DC
Treasurer: Sr. Myrna M. Semella, ADC
Auditor: Sr. Ma. Amelita E. Liego, TC
PIO: Sr. Elva A. De Castro, RSM

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