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DIOCESE

(Diocesis Sorsogonensis)
Suffragan of Caceres
Created and erected: June 29, 1951. Comprises the Civil province of Sorsogon. Titular: Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles, June 29.

Bishop
Most Reverend
ARTURO M. BASTES, SVD, DD, SSL
Born: April 1, 1944 in Loboc, Bohol. Ordained Priest: November 28, 1970.
Ordained Bishop: August 21, 1997 in Cebu City. Installed as Third Bishop of Romblon: October 1, 1997. Appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Sorsogon: July 25, 2002. De Jure Bishop of Sorsogon: April 17, 2003, Holy Thursday.

Address:
Home For the Clergy
4700 Sorsogon City
Tel.: (Bishop’s Office) (056) 421-5825
(Chancery) (056) 211-1289
Tel./Fax: (056) 211-1842

Bishop Emeritus
Most Reverend
JESUS Y. VARELA, DD, JCB, PHL, STD
Born: December 18, 1927 in Bacolod City. Ordained Priest: March 17, 1956. Appointed Titular Bishop of Tatitti and Auxiliary Bishop of Zamboanga: March 28, 1967. Ordained Bishop: April 30, 1967. Appointed Bishop of Ozamis: February 17, 1971. Appointed Bishop of Sorsogon: November 27, 1980. Installed: December 12, 1980. Resigned: April 16, 2003

Address:
El Retiro Retreat House
Cabid-an, 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel: (056) 421-9833

Previous Ordinaries
Bp. Teopisto Valderrama Alberto: July 10, 1952 to September 7, 1959
Bp. Arnulfo S. Arcilla: Appointed September 7, 1959;
Resigned December 11, 1979.
Bp. Concordio Ma. Sarte: Appointed Auxiliary Bishop August 30 1977
Appointed Apostolic Administrator January 19 to
November 27, 1980.

PRESENT STATUS
Bishops…………………………2
Priests:
Diocesan…………………107
Religious……………………14
Filipino……………………13
Foreign……………………l
Total …………………l35
Sisters:
Filipino………………………75
Foreign………………………8
Total…………………………83
Seminaries:
High School…………………l
Pre-College…………………l
College (Philosophy)…………l
Total………………………3
Seminarians:
Of the Diocese
College……………………34
Pre-College………………3
High School………………70
Total…………………l07
Studying in Other Dioceses
In Philosophy……………l
In Theology………………6
Total……………………7
Diocesan Divisions:
Vicariates……………………5
Parishes………………………28
With resident pastors………28
Entrusted to diocesan clergy……………………25
Entrusted to religious clergy……………………3
Educational centers:
Graduate Schools:
Directed by religious……l
Enrolment………………44
Colleges:
Diocesan…………………l
Enrolment……………615
Directed by religious……2
Enrolment…………2,032
Total……………2,647
High Schools:
Diocesan…………………l
Enrolment…………263
Directed by religious……8
Enrolment………3,022
Total…………3,285
Elementary:
Directed by religious……3
Enrolment…………828
Total……………828
Kindergarten:
Directed by religious……4
Enrolment…………136
Total………………136
Sacraments and Sacramentals:
Baptism…………………17,750
Confirmation……………1, 572
Marriage:
Between Catholics……1,335
Mixed……………………43

DIOCESAN CURIA
Chancery
4700 Sorsogon City
Tel.: (056) 211-1289
Tel./Fax: (056) 211-1842
Local Ordinary: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Vicar General & Moderator Curiae: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute
Chancellor-Secretary: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla
Oeconomus & Minister of the House: Fr. Alexander M. Zamora
Vice-Chancellor: Fr. Roger Joseph B. Erestain
Legal Counsel: Attorney Arnulfo L. Perete

Chancery Personnel
Accountant/Bookkeeper: Bienvenido J. Larosa
Asst. Bookkeeper: Zaldy H. Gamba
Cashier: Arlette N. Diesta
Property Custodian: Mila Elle
Secretaries: Yolanda F. Asido, Rosemary G. Roces
Messengers/Utility: Rodolfo L. Alemani, Mr. Nestie J. Jaromamay

ADMINISTRATIVE SECTION
College of Consultors/Personnel Board
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Members: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute, Msgr. Gerardo M. Del Prado, Msgr. Francisco P. Monje, Fr. Sabino M. Fulo, Fr. Ernie D. Mendina, Fr. Nestor G. Benavides, Fr. Felix A. Elegado Jr.
Secretary: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla

Presbyteral Council
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Members: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute, Msgr. Gerardo M. Del Prado, Msgr. Francisco P. Monje, Fr. Sabino M. Fulo, Fr. Ernie D. Mendina, Fr. Nestor G. Benavides, Fr. Felix B. Elegado, Fr. Eduardo E. Fulay, Fr. Odine L. Areola, Fr. Arwyn N. Diesta, Fr. Joel E. Teruel, Fr. Michael M. Imperial
Secretary: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla

Diocesan Finance Council
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Members: Msgr. Melchor E. Esperida, Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute, Msgr. Angel D. Dy, Fr. Alexander M. Zamora, Fr. Cecil F. Datar, Fr. Roger Joseph B. Erestain Jr., Fr. Odine L. Areola, Attorney Arnulfo L. Perete, Tomas Sementela, Rudy Lee, Forenda Latosa
Secretary: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla

Seminary Board
Chairman: Most Rev. Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Members: Fr. Felix B. Elegado Jr., Fr. Roger Joseph B. Erestain Jr., JCL, Fr. Michael M. Imperial, Fr. Cyben Laurence S. Vitug, Fr. Rudin G. Din, Fr. Renee G. Piñero, PhD, Fr. Jose Arnel D. Ayo, Fr. Jose Chrisly B. Ereño, Fr. Edmon G. Benzon, Msgr. Francisco P. Monje, Fr. Ernie D. Mendina, Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla, Fr. Alexander M. Zamora
Secretary: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla

Judiciary Section
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Judicial Vicar: Fr. Roger Joseph B. Erestain Jr.
Members: Msgr. Melchor E. Esperida, Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute, Msgr. Gerardo M. del Prado, Fr. Philippe Andrew B. Gallanosa

FOUNDATIONS
Sorsogon Social Action Foundation, Inc. (SSAFI)
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Corporate Secretary: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla
Board Members: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute, Msgr. Melchor E. Esperida, Fr. Roger Joseph B. Erestain, Fr. Alexander M. Zamora, Attorney Arnulfo L. Perete, Dr. Lidovina F. Dorion
CEO: Msgr. Angel D. Dy
Program Officer: Ms. Jocelyn L. Guela

Good News Sorsogon Foundation, Inc (GNSFI)
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Corporate Secretary: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla
Board Members: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute, Fr. Nestor G. Benavides, Fr. Roger Joseph B. Erestain, Fr. Alexander M. Zamora, Fr. Michael M. Imperial, Attorney Arnulfo L. Perete, Mr. Tomas Sementela, Mrs. Purita D. Lanuza
CEO/GNSFI GM: Fr. Cecil F. Datar
Bookkeeper: Mrs. Rose Bonos

Veritas College Of Irosin Inc. (VCII)
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Vice-Chairman: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute
Corporate Secretary: Mrs. Asteria B. Elegado
Treasurer: Fr. Nestor G. Benavides
Internal Auditor: Mrs. Florencia C. Dorotan
CEO: Fr. Odine L. Areola
Legal Counsel: Atty. Arnulfo L. Perete
Chancellor: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla
Economus: Fr. Alexander M. Zamora

St. Bonavenure Academy Inc. (SBAl)
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SV, DD
Corporate Secretary; Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla
Board Members: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute, Fr. Alexander M. Zamora, Fr. Antonio B. Sardo, Mr. Victor Morada, Mr. Romulo Dreu, Mrs. Amelita Galias, Mrs. Ruby Deterala, Mrs. Elba Ginete, Mrs. Nardita Asavas
CEO: Fr. Odine Areola
School Principal: Mrs. Ira Salonga
Legal Counsel: Atty. Arnulfo Perete

Academia De La Inmaculada Concepcion De Bulan, Inc. (AICBI)
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Corporate Secretary: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla
Board Members: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute, Fr. Alexander M. Zamora, Fr. Ernie D. Mendina, Fr. Odine L. Areola, Ms. Erline Alindogan, Mrs. Salvacion Gitomo
CEO: Fr. Jupe Lao Garalde
Legal Counsel: Atty. Arnulfo S. Perete

MAJOR DIOCESAN COUNCILS, COMMISSIONS, MINISTRIES
Pastoral Section
COUNCILS/COMMISSIONS/MINISTRIES
Council of the Family and Human Life Director: Fr. Eduardo E. Fulay
Assistant: Fr. Ronnie H. Dolosa
Council of the Laity Director: Msgr. Francisco P. Monje
Assistant: Fr. Benedicto F. Furo
Council of the Youth Director: Fr. Ernie D. Mendina
Assistant: Fr. Rudin G. Din
Commission on Media for Evangelization Director: Fr. Michael M. Imperial
Assistant: Fr. Alberto D. Futol
Commission on Worship: Director: Fr. Arwyn N. Diesta
Assistant: Fr. Naphtali F. Fumera
Commission on Education: Director: Fr. Nestor G. Benavides
Assistant: Frt. Mark Andrew S. Marbella
Commission on Service: Director: Msgr. Angel D. Dy
Assistant: Fr. Noel F. Espaldon
Commission on Temporalities: Director: Msgr. Melchor E. Esperida
Assistant: Fr. Elmer F. Hagos
Commission on Clergy: Msgr. Gerardo M. del Prado, EVC
Commission on Missions: Director: Fr. Joel E. Teruel
Members: All the Religious
Catechetical Ministry Directors: Fr. Nestor G. Benavides
Assistants: Sr. Teresita Almonte, MCST; Frt. Mark Andrew S. Marbella
Bible Ministry Director: Fr. Nestor G. Benavides
Assistant: Frt. Mark Andrew S. Marbella
Integrity of Creation Diocesan Program (Ecology & Environment) Director: Fr. George A. Fajardo
Members: Msgr. Melchor E. Esperida, Sr. Ida Joseph, HFB & The Holy Family of Bordeaux
Historical Commission/ Cultural Heritage Directors: Fr. Cyben Laurence S. Vitug
Sacred Arts Director: Fr. Jesus A. Enciso
Ecumenical & Inter-faith Ministry Director: Msgr. Francisco P. Monje
Doctrine on Faith and Morals Director: Fr. Philippe Andre B. Gallanosa
Catholic Schools Director: Fr. Odine L. Areola
Diocesan Pastoral Secretariat
Chairman: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute
Co-Chair: Msgr. Francisco P. Monje
Assistant Secretary: Fr. Rowan E. Gramonte
Members: Fr. Philippe Andrew B. Gallanosa, Ms. Jocelyn L. Guela, Dr. Jose Quring, Ms. Aster Deniega, Ms. Linda Gacosta, Engr. Ben Gabionza, Mr. Victor Loteriña

Diocesan Pastoral Council
Chairman: Bishop Arturo M. Bastes, SVD, DD
Vice-Chair: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute
Secretary: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla
Members: Chair, Com. on Family & Human Life: Fr. Eduardo E. Fulay; Lay Counterpart: Mr. & Mrs. Godofredo & Elena Ditan
Chair, Com on Laity: Msgr. Francisco P. Monje; Lay Counterpart: Dr. Virgilio Real
Chair, Com. on Youth: Fr. Ernie D. Mendina; Lay Counterpart: Mr. Noel G. Benavides
Chair, Com. on Media for Evangelization: Fr. Michael M. Imperial; Lay Counterpart: Mrs. Purita D. Lanuza
Chair, Com. on Worship: Fr. Arwyn N. Diesta; Lay Counterpart: Ms. Lourdes Callos
Chair, Com. on Education: Fr. Nestor G. Benavides; Lay Coordinator: Ms. Thelma Santiago
Chair, Com. on Service: Msgr. Angel D. Dy
Program Coordinator: Ms. Jocelyn L. Guela
Chair, Com. on Temporalities: Msgr. Melchor E. Esperida; Lay Counterpart: Mr. Tomas D. Sementela
EV, Director of Bible Apostolate: Fr. Nestor G. Benavides
Episcopal Vicar for Religious: Fr. Joel E. Teruel
Superintendent of Cath. Schools: Fr. Odine L. Areola
ARMS Representative: Fr. Romel Ermita, CRS
AWRES Representative: Sr. Teresita Ante, DC
Vicarial Lay Representative: Mr. Peter Gallanosa

ORGANIZATIONS, MOVEMENTS, OFFICES
Apostleship of Prayer: Fr. Nestor G. Benavides
Charismatic Renewal Movement: c/o Parish Priest
Catholic Women’s League: Mrs. Luzviminda de Jesus
Servants of the Divine Mercy: Judge Leonor Gerona
Knights of Columbus: SK Manuel Deyto
Ladies of Charity: Mrs. Alice Relativo
Legion of Mary: Mrs. Rosalina espigol
Mother Butler’s Guild: Mrs. Rica Lacson
Neo-Catechumenate: __________
Serra Club: Fr. Rudin G. Din
San Lorenzo Ruiz Guild: Fr. Antonio G. Lorilla
Marian Devotion Apostolate: ____

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY
Vicariate of Sts. Peter and Paul
Episcopal Vicar/Vicar Forane: Msgr. Gerardo M. Del Prado
Parish of Sts. Peter and Paul (F-1628), 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel: (056) 211-1710
Pop.: 41,036; Cath.: 36,932
Titular: Sts. Peter and Paul, June 29
Pastor: Msgr. Reynaldo A. Mabute, VG
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Ronie H. Dolosa; Fr. Philippe Andrew B. Gallanosa
Parochial Deacon: Rev. Policarpio J. Lagco
In Residence: Msgr. Angel D. Dy
Parish of Our Lady of Fatima (F-1987), 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel: (056) 211-1890
Pop.: 36,498; Cath.: 31,023
Titular: Our Lady of Fatima, May 13
Pastor: Msgr. Gerardo M. Del Prado, EV, EVC
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Raner O. Lucila; Fr. Rowan E. Gramonte
Parish of St. Raymond Nonnatus
(F- 1991), Guinlajon, 4700 Sorsogon City
Pop.:21,250; Cath.: 20,600
Titular: St. Raymond Nonnatus, August 31
Pastor: Fr. Luis P. Buenaobra
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Gerardo Jazmin, SVD
Parish of Our Lady of the Annunciation (F-1617), Bacon District, 4701 Sorsogon City
Pop.: 16,115; Cath.: 15,309
Titular: Our Lady of the Annunciation, May 21
Administrator: Fr. Cecil F. Datar
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Renee G. Piñero, Fr. Alexander M. Zamora
Parish of St. Roche (F-1978), San Roque, Bacon District, 4701 Sorsogon City
Pop.: 10,340; Cath.: 10,250
Titular: St. Roche, August 16
Pastor: Fr. Felix A. Elegado Jr.
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Michael M. Imperial, Fr. Rudin G. Din, Fr. Cyben Laurence S. Vitug
Parish of St. Raymond Nonnatus (F-1979), Buenavista, Bacon District, 4701 Sorsogon City
Pop.: 8,125; Cath.: 7,880
Titular: St. Raymond Nonnatus, August 31
Pastor: Fr. Leo C. Doloiras

Vicariate of St. Anthony of Padua
Episcopal Vicar/Vicar Forane: Msgr. Francisco P. Monje
Parish of St. Anthony of Padua (F-1771), Gubat, 4710 Sorsogon
Tel.: (056) 311-1677
Pop.: 39,479; Cath.:37,505
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
Pastor: Msgr. Francisco P. Monje, EV
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Joel A. Bilan; Fr. Noel E. Listana; Fr. Jeffer Ian C. Mina
Parish of St. Nicholas of Tolentino (F-1970), Bentuco, Gubat, 4710 Sorsogon
Pop.: 3,644; Cath.: 3,530
Titular: St. Nicholas of Tolentino, September 10
Resident-Pastor: Fr. Higinio D. Lagarde
Parish of St. Joseph (F-1868), Barcelona, 4712 Sorsogon
Pop.: 18,450; Cath.: 17,527
Titular: St. Joseph, May 19
Pastor: Fr. Philippe Aurelius N. Renovalles
Parish of St. James the Greater (F-1630), Bulusan, 4704 Sorsogon
Tel: (056) 311-1028
Pop.: 21,730; Cath.: 18,253
Titular: St. James the Greater, July 25
Pastor: Fr. Eduardo E. Fulay
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Jugene U. Espeleta
Parish of St. Lawrence, Deacon (F-1881), Prieto-Diaz, 4711 Sorsogon
Pop.: 18,925; Cath.: 17,952
Titular: St. Lawrence, Deacon, August 10
Pastor: Fr. Patricio D. Alcantara
Quasi-Parish of St. Lorenzo, Deacon (F-2005), Cogon, Gubat, Sorsogon
Titular: St. Lorenzo, Deacon, June 5
Quasi-Pastor: Fr. Tomas C. Banayag, OSA
Quasir-Parochial Vicars: Fr. Romel Bongsac, OSA; Fr. Armando Dayao, OSA

Vicariate of St. Michael the Archangel
Episcopal Vicar/Vicar Forane: Fr. Nestor G. Benavides
Parish of St. Michael the Archangel (F-1873), Irosin, 4707 Sorsogon
Pop.:29,615; Cath.: 28,130
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel. September 29
Pastor: Fr. Nestor G. Benavides, EV
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Jose Arje L. Flestado; Fr. Naphtali F. Fumera
Attached: Fr. Odine L. Areola
Parish of St. Joseph (F-1969), Gabao, Irosin, 4707 Sorsogon
Pop.: 10,305; Cath.: 9,780
Titular: St. Joseph, May 19
Pastor: Fr. Carlos C. Babasa
Parish of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (F-1864), Magallanes, 4705 Sorsogon
Pop.: 31,315; Cath.: 30,908
Titular: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, July 16
Pastor: Fr. George A. Fajardo
Parish of St. Anthony of Padua (F-1816), Juban, 4703 Sorsogon
Pop.: 18,647; Cath.: 17,781
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 20
Pastor: Fr. Alberto D. Fulay
Parish of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary (F-1600), Casiguran, 4702 Sorsogon
Pop.: 19m860; Cath.: 18,865
Titular: Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, October 7
Pastor: Fr. Arwyn N. Diesta
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Romelio H. Dimaano

Vicariate of Our Lady of the Pillar
Episcopal Vicar/Vicar Forane: Fr. Sabino M. Fulo
Parish of Our Lady of the Pillar (F-1816), Pilar, 4714 Sorsogon
Pop.: 31,925; Cath.: 30,320
Titular: Our Lady of the Pillar, October 12
Pastor: Fr. Sabino M. Fulo, EV
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Erwin Marc D. Chavez
Parish of Our Lady of the Holy Family (F-1916), Putiao, Pilar, 4714 Sorsogon
Pop.: 15,290; Cath.: 14,525
Titular: Holy Family, Sunday after Christmas
Pastor: Fr. Efren P. Bantog, SOLT
Parish of St. Joseph the Worker (F-1681), Donsol, 4715 Sorsogon
Pop.: 34,157; Cath.: 32,130
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker, May 19
Pastor: Fr. Joseph G. Revidad
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Noel F. Espaldon
Parish of St. Anthony of Padua (F-2007), San Antonio, Donsol, 4715 Sorsogon
Titular: Saint Anthony of Padua, June 13
Pastor: Fr. Eric S. Ollague, OFM
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Peter A. Esarza, OFM
Parish of St. John the Baptizer (F-1876), Castilla, 4713 Sorsogon
Pop.: 16,470; Cath.: 15,646
Titular: St. John the Baptizer, June 24
Pastor: Fr. Benedicto F. Furo
Parish of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary (F-1974), Cumadcad, Castilla, 4713 Sorsogon
Pop.: 18,905; Cath.: 17,959
Titular: Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, October 7
Pastor: Fr. Joel E. Teruel

Vicariate of the Immaculate Conception
Episcopal Vicar/Vicar Forane: Fr. Ernie D. Mendina
Parish of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception (F-1801), Bulan, 4707 Sorsogon
Pop.: 50,148; Cath.: 47,640
Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, May 31
Pastor: Fr. Ernie D. Mendina, EV
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Jupe L. Garalde, Fr. Lolito F. Fuentes, Fr. Roberto T. Traballo
Parish of St. Bonaventure (F-1952), Butag, Bulan, 4706 Sorsogon
Pop.: 13, 610; Cath.: 12,920
Titular: St. Bonaventure, July 15
Pastor: Fr. Antonio B. Sardo Jr.
Parish of St. Anthony of Padua (F-1978), Polot, Bulan, 4706 Sorsogon
Pop.: 6,215; Cath.: 5,904
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
Pastor: Fr. Ernie D. Mendina
Parish of the Holy Infant of Jesus (F-1800), Matnog, 4708 Sorsogon
Pop.: 27,155; Cath.: 25,790
Titular: Holy Infant Jesus, May 17
Pastor: Fr. Alexander H. Jerus
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Jasper D. Valdez
Parish of St. Mary Magdalene (F-1890), Sta. Magdalena, 4709 Sorsogon
Pop.: 12,428; Cath.: 11,806
Titular: St. Mary Magdalene, July 22
Pastor: Fr. Elmer F. Hagos

DIOCESAN CLERGY WITHOUT PASTORAL ASSIGNMENT
With Other Assignments
Fr. Cecil F. Datar (Hospital Administrator and GNSFI General Manager)
Fr. Librado L. Baluarte, D. Min. ( Minister of Foreign Correspondence)
Fr. Jesus A. Enciso (Director of Sacred Arts)
Retired
Fr. Gerard V. Deveza, Fr. Roberto S. Embile, Msgr. Simon Peter G. Ignacio, Fr. Antonio G. Lanuza, Msgr. Leo C. Leocadio, Fr. Josefino S. Opeña, Fr. Leonardo J. Monje, Fr. Primo L. Quiño, Fr. Victor F. Reyes, Fr. Franklin H. San Juan
Retired Guest Priests
(from Archdiocese of Manila)
Msgr. Augusto G. Laban, Fr. Benjamin E. Dogillo
Study-Leave-Belgium
Fr. Rowan L. Rebustillo
Study-Leave-Rome
Fr. Jose Chrisly B. Ereño
Military Service
Fr. Victor S. Galleros, Fr. Bartolome C. Sagadal
In other Dioceses in the Philipp ines
Fr. Melchor Abutog, Fr. Emmanuel C. Alparce, Fr. Angelino E. Defeo Jr., Fr. Joebert L. Fernandez, Fr. Samuel V. Galias, Fr. Aniceto A. Paciente III, Fr. Vernon S. Zulueta
On Pastoral Work Abroad
Fr. Salvador F. Añonuevo, Fr. Steve D. Antes, Fr. Danilo C. Bien, Fr. Antonio D. Bobis, Fr. Joseph B. Buising, Fr. Fernando G. Caindec, Fr. Edgar B. Cleofe, Fr. Dionisio G. De Lota Jr., Fr. Cesar B. Derit, Fr. Vincent Henry M. Diesta, Fr. Roy V. Eco, Fr. Elias F. Escanilla, Fr. Basil Jayasuriya, Fr. Mariano R. Garrido, Fr. Rufino Jose O. Gepiga, Fr. Honesto F. Gile, Fr. Jose Nestor P. Lachica, Fr. Manuel P. Ombao, Fr. Richard Salas, Fr. Manuel T. Trenchera
Nulli Stationi Destinati
Fr. Albert G. Bonayon, Fr. Dario D. Deocareza, Fr. Victor E. Dollentas, Fr. Jose Ramil E. Enteria, Fr. Alejandre V. Galias, Fr. Rolando Rollin F. Galindes, Fr, Manuel H. Jerus, Fr. Noe A. Laganzon, Fr. Nestor C. Villa
Excardinated
Fr. Erwin C. Belgica, Fr. Dennis Legaspi

SEMINARIES
Our Lady of Peñafrancia Seminary (F-l945), Bibincahan, Sorsogon City 4700 Sorsogon
High School:
Tel.: (056)211-1490
Fax: (056) 211-2693
College: Tel: (056) 211-203l
College:
Rector: Fr. Felix B. Elegado Jr.
Spiritual Director: Fr. Cyben Laurence S. Vitug
Procurator: Fr. Michael M. Imperial
Dean of Discipline: Fr. Rudin G. Din
Professor: Fr. Renee G. Piñero, PhD
Faculty: Lay: 5; Priests 4
High School:
Rector/Principal: Fr. Roger Joseph B. Erestain Jr., JCL
Prefect of Discipline: Fr. Edmon G. Benzon
Spiritual Director: Fr. Jose Arnel D. Ayo
Professor: Fr. Jose Chrisly B. Ereño
Procurator: Sr. Myrna Dioquino, SSDH
Registrar: Ms. Luera B. Halcon
Secretary: Mrs. Lorna P. Mengorio
Librarian: Mrs. Noema M. Santos
Clerk: Mrs. Gina D. Manolet
Faculty: Lay 10: Priests: 5

INSTITUES OF CONSECRATED LIFE/SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE
MEN
Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT)
Clerics Regular of Somascan (CRS)
Order of Friars Minor (OFM)
Order of St. Augustine (OSA)

WOMEN
Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul (DC)
Holy Family of Bordeaux (HFB)
Missionary Catechists of St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (MCST)
Religiosas Dominicanas de Santa Catalina de Sienna (OP)
Sister-Servants of the Divine Healer (SSDH)
Missionary Congregation of the Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSpS)
Franciscan Hospitaller Sisters of the Immaculate Conception (FHIC)
Order of St. Clare (OSC) (Contemplatives)
Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT)
Missionary Daughters of St. Jerome (MS)
Franciscan Sister of the Sacred Hearts (SFSC)
(SSoure Francescane Dei Sancri Couri)
Augustinian Sisters (OSA) (Contemplatives)

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Bacon (Formerly Annunciation College of Bacon), Jimenez St., Bacon District 4701, Sorsogon City
Principal: Sr. Genoveva Sisante, SFSC
Enrolment: HS: 105
St. Louise de Marillac College of Sorsogon 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel./Fax: (056) 211-1186
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President: Sr. Lourdes L. Albis, DC
Faculty: 61
Enrolment: 1,927
Graduate School: 38
Higher Education: 1, 100
Basic Education: 721
Kinder: 37
St. Louise de Marillac School of Bulan
Zone 3, Gerona Street, Bulan 4706 Sorsogon
Tel.: (056) 411-1211
Tel./Fax: (056)411-1526
Principal: Sr. Blesilda S. Abangan, DC
Faculty: 15: Enrolment: HS: 315
St. Anthony Academy, Gubat 4710 Sorsogon
Tel.: (056) 311-1031
Directress: Sr. Lourdes S. Deborde, DC
Principal: Sr. Alicia M. Aycocho, DC
Faculty: Sisters: 5; Lay:11
Enrolment: HS: 342
Holy Spirit Academy, Magsaysay Street, Irosin,4707 Sorsogon
Tel.: (056) 557-3077
Directress: Sr. Frances Grace, SSpS
Faculty: Lay:38; Sisters:4
Dominican School Of Pilar, Pilar 4714 Sorsogon
Principal: Sr. Paz Rapirap, OP
Faculty: Sisters:3; Lay: 12
Enrolment: HS: 270
Holy Family Academy, Putiao 4714 Sorsogon
Directress: Mrs. Doris Loriega
Faculty: Lay 16
Enrolment: HS 730
Aemilianum Institute, 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel.: (056) 211-1297
Director: Fr. Romel Ermita, CRS
Faculty: Priests: 5; Brothers:3; Lay 32
Veritas College of Irosin, Irosin 4707 Sorsogon
Tel.: (056) 557-3249
Mobile: 0920-274-1149
President: Fr. Odine L. Areola
Faculty: Priest: 1; Lay 38
Enroment: College: 720
Carrascal Memorial Academy, Magallanes 4705 Sorsogon
Directress: Mrs. Delia C. Orteza
Faculty: Lay 8
Enroment: HS: 120
St. Bonaventure Academy, Butag, Bulan 4706, Sorsogon
Director: Fr. Odine L. Areola
Faculty: Lay: 9
Enrolment: HS: 275
Academia de la Imm aculada Concepcion de Bulan, Parish Compound, Bulan, Sorsogon
School Director: Fr. Jupe L. Garalde
Faculty: 3
Enrolment: Kindergarten/Primary: 127
St. Jerome Academy, Somascan Avenue, OLV, Pangpang, 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel./Fax: (056) 211-2803
Directress: Sr. Angelina M. Bigtas, MS
Faculty: 6
Enrolment: Kindergarten: 90
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School, Brgy. Dapdap, Bulusan 4704 Sorsogon
Tel.: (056) 311-1582
President: Sr. Resmay Memorial, SFSC
Directress: Ma. Simplicia Norma C. Majera, SFSC
Faculty: 9
Enrolment: Preschool: 60; Elem.: 105
Divine Healer Learning Center,
Cabid-an 4700 Sorsogon City
Directress: Sr. Evangeline Ramayrat, SSDH
Faculty: Sisters: 3; Lay 6
Enroment: Kindergarten: 65
Grades l &2: 10

MISCELLANEOUS LISTING
El Retiro Retrat House/Retirement Home Comp lex, Cabid-an 4700 Sorsogon City
Diocesan Pastoral Formation Center, Former Bishop’s House Compound, 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel.: (056) 211-2839
SSDH Formation Center, Cabid-an 4700 Sorsogon City
SOLT OLT Formation Center, Putiao 4714 Sorsogon
Home For The Aged, San Juan 4700 Sorsogon City (Run by the Ladies of Charity)
Casa Miani (Home For Boys), St. Jerome Road, OLV, Pangpang 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel.: (056) 211-2705
(Run by the Somascan Fathers)
Sts. Peter and Paul Hosp ital, Balogo 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel.: (056) 211-2400
(Partly owned by the Diocese)
Diocesan Tri-Media Center (DZGN-FM, GN Printing Press and GN TV ll), Cathedral Compound, 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel.: (056) 211-338
Home for the Clergy, Bibincahan 4700 Sorsogon City
Tel.: (056) 421-5864

+NECROLOGY+
2010: Fr. Jimmy G. Barrozo
2011: Fr. Douglas M. Dimaano
2012: Fr. Antonio E. Pura

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