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DIOCESE

Diocesis Surigensis                                                                                                                   Surigao

Suffragan of Cagayan de Oro

Created as Diocese on June 3, 1939. Erected: November 10, 1939. Comprise
the entire civil province of Surigao del Norte. Titular: San Nicolas
de Tolentino.

Bishop

Most Reverend
ANTONIETO D. CABAJOG, DD
Born: May 10, 1956 in Cebu City. Ordained Priest: April
9, 1981. Appointed titular Bishop of Reperi and Auxiliary
Bishop of Cebu on January 13, 1999. Ordained Bishop:
March 16, 1999. Appointed 4th Bishop of Surigao: April
21, 2001. Installed: July 24, 2001.
Bishop’s Residence
Villa San Miguel, Km. 2
P.O. Box 25
8400 Surigao City
Tel./Fax: (086) 826-1316
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PRESENT STATUS

Bishop…………………………… 1
Priests:
Diocesan… …………………38
Religious:
Filipino……………………17
Foreign…………………… 1
Brothers:
Filipino…………………… 2
Sisters:
Filipino………………… 32
Foreign…………………… 4
Seminarians:
Theology… …………………18
College………………………41
Regent… …………………… 2
Educational Centers:
University…………………… 1
High School… ……………… 6
Kindergarten…………………10
Diocesan Divisions:
Vicariates… ………………… 5
Parishes………………………32
Entrusted to Diocesan
Clergy… …………………26
Entrusted to Religious
Clergy… …………………10
Population……………… 551,171
Catholic… ……………… 416,254
Area ……………… 3,739 sq. kms.

DIOCESAN PRESBYTERAL COUNCI
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Bishop: Most Rev. Antonito D. Cabajog, DD
Vicar General: Msgr. Edito N. Alcala, DCS
Chancellor: Fr. James Wendele P. Puracan, DCS
Moderator Curiae: Rev. Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Vicars Forane:
San Nicolas De Tolentino: Fr. Julian C. Dayola, DCS
Sts. Peter and Paul: Fr. Josefito P. Mira, DCS
St. Augustine: Fr. Reynaldo B. Floresca, DCS
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel: Fr. Denish L. Ilogon, DCS
Immaculate Conception: Fr. Mario A. Espanio, DCS
Superiors of Men Congregations:
MSC District Superior: Bro. Alejandro M. Cabarles, MSC
SVD District Superior: Fr. Yohanes Dua Dani Bao, SVD
CM District Superior: Fr. Thursisius Junge Gonesto, CM
OSA Local Prior: Fr. Donato E. Ellezar, OSA
SSS Local Superior: Fr. Joel Lasutaz, SSS
DCS Coordinator: Msgr. Prescilo P. Iral, DCS
PACEM: Fr. Ronaldo P. Severo, PACEM
N.B. Extended Presbyteral Council includes superiors of women congregations.

DIOCESAN CURIA

Bishop: Most Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Vicar General: Msgr. Edito N. Alcala, DCS
Chancellor: Fr. James Wendele P. Puracan, DCS
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Presiano M. Luna Jr., DCS, JCL
Vicars Forane: San Nicolas De Tolentino Vicariate: Fr. Julian C. Dayola, DCS
Sts. Peter and Paul Vicariate: Fr. Josefito P. Mira, DCS
St. Augustine Vicariate: Fr. Reynaldo B. Floresca, DCS
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Vicariate: Fr. Denish L. Ilogon, DCS
Immaculate Conception Vicariate: Fr. Mario A. Espanio, DCS

DIOCESAN FINANCIAL COUNCIL

Chairman: Most Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Oeconomus: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Members: Msgr. Edito N. Alcala, DCS;
Fr. Carlito M. Tiu, DCS;
Fr. Laureano L. Espuerta Jr., DCS;
Sr. Jean Comparativo, MSM
Chancery
Bishop’s Residence Villa San Miguel, Km. 2, Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1316
Chancellor: Fr. James Wendele P. Puracan, DCS
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Presiano M. Luna Jr., DCS, JCL
Secretary: Mrs. Cherelyn E. Tingal
Finance Office
Bishop’s Residence Villa San Miguel, Km. 2, Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1316
Oeconomus: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Disbursing Officer: Sr. Jean Comparativo, MSM
Diocesan Cashier: Sr. Cecil Villamil, LGC
Office Staff: Mrs. Jessie S. Abaday; Mr. Zen Marty Maturan
Office Drivers: Mr. Uldarico Jacquez; Mr. Pedro Evergisto Emia

DIOCESAN PASTORAL COUNCIL

Chairman: Most Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Members: Vicar General, Episcopal Vicar, Vicar, Foranes, Chairpersons of Ministries and Superiors of the Religious Congregation of Men and Women

DIOCESAN MINISTRIES

Worship Ministry
Chairman: Fr. Joseph S. Cantilado, DCS
Executive Secretary: Sr. Ma. Bernardita Barrios, LGC
Master of Ceremony: Fr. Laureano L. Espuerta Jr., DCS
Education Ministry
Chairman: Msgr. Edito N. Alcala, DCS
Exec. Secretary: Sr. Mary Leo Jaictin, OSB
Catechetical Director: Fr. Nicolas B. Penados, DCS
Catechetical Coordinator: Sr. Mary Leo Jaictin, OSB
FLA Director: Fr. Renato R. Duarte, DCS
FLA Coordinator: Sr. Ma. Ferolina Ngujo, LGC
Commission on Media & Communication,
Bible Apostolate Director: Fr. Carlito M. Tiu, DCS
Bible Apostolate Coordinator: Sr. Mary Kathleen Caballero, OSB
Diocesan Schools Supt.: Msgr. Edito N. Alcala, DCS
Service Ministry
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Denish Ilogon, DCS
Prison Apostolate: Fr. Ronan Ravelo, DCS;
Rev. Fr. Perfecto G. Ecat, DCS, JCL;
Rev. Fr. Rommel Canda, DCS;
Rev. Fr. Romeo Loayon, DCS
Environmental Desk: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Temporalities Ministry
Chairman: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Executive Secretary: Sr. Jean Comparativo, MSM
Youth Ministry
Chairman: Fr. Ronan E. Ravelo, DCS
Executive Secretary: Sr. Mary Nicole Callanta, OSB
Vocation Ministry
Chairman: Fr. Glenn S. Donoso, DCS
Commission on Clergy
Chairman: Fr. Edito Alcala, DCS
Members Ex-Officio: Msgr. Prescilo P. Iral, DCS;
Fr. Laureano Espuerta, DCS;
Fr. Glenn S. Donoso, DCS
Basic Ecclesial Communities (BEC)
Commission
BEC Director: Fr. Carlito M. Tiu, DCS
BEC Coord.: Sr. Mary Kathleen Caballero, OSB
Assistant Coordinator: Sr. Anecita A. Oser, MSM
Pope John XXIII Pastoral Center Villa San Miguel, Km. 2 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1528
Directress: Sr. Agnes B. Cabasan, MSM
Cook: Ms. Felisa Malig-on
Laundry/Helper: Mrs. Angelita Taghoy
Maintenance: Mr. Arlesto Doncillo Jr.
Maradjao Magbalantay Home Of The Clergy Villa San Miguel, Km. 2 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1538
House Praeses: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Cook: Mrs. Librada Llano
Laundry: Mrs. Carmelita Alabat
Maintenance: Mr. Gerry Alcala
Bishop’s Residence Villa San Miguel, Km. 2 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1316; 826-2433
House Praeses: Fr. James Wendele P. Puracan, DCS
Cook: Mrs. Jocelyn Arong
House Maintenance: Mr. Mark Jayson Castro
Ground Maintenance: Mr. Anecito Agobato
Laundry: Mrs. Lucy Gorgod
Silangan Broadcasting Corporation (SBC)
Catholic Media Network (CMN)
Radio dxSN: member PFBC
Tel.: (086) 232-7605; 826-6448
Manager: Most. Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Senior Asst. Manager: Fr. Joseph S. Cantilado, DCS
Asst. Managers:
Program and Production: Fr. James Wendele P. Puracan, DCS;
Fr. Glenn S. Donoso, DCS
Marketing & Finance: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Media Relations: Fr. Josefito P. Mira, DCS
Broadcast Traffic/Sec.: Ms. Ma. Nena Poliran
Bookkeeper/Kabantay
Reporter: Ms. Nenita Copag
Reporters: Mr. Mark James Lisondra; Mr. Junmark Catelo
Kasikas sa Parokya: Sherlita Sequis;
Russel Gemao;
Nhar Macarayo;
John Naldoza;
Roberto Cagampang;
Nathaniel Eledia;
Efren Gubaton;
Michael Albia;
Nedie Asilom
Chief Technician: Mr. Juan Buico
Technicians: Mr. Rutilo Bucod; Mr. Jack Abarico
Collector: Ms. Lelian Tantoy
Laborer: Cesar Caduan

PARISHES AND PARISH PRIESTS

San Nicolas De Tolentino Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Fr. Julian C. Dayola, DCS
St. Francis Xavier Parish
San Francisco, Surigao del Norte Cathedral Of San Nicolas De Tolentino (F-1754) San Nicolas Street, 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 231-7175; 826-3846
Titular: San Nicolas de Tolentino (Sept. 10)
No. of Chapels: 61
Parish Priest: Most. Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Parish Rector: Fr. Carlito M. Tiu, DCS
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Jun A. Balberia, DCS;
Fr. Presiano M. Luna Jr., DCS;
Fr. Joseph S. Cantilado, DCS;
Fr. Marjun Sajulga, DCS

DIOCESAN FINANCIAL COUNCIL

Chairman: Most Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Oeconomus: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Members: Msgr. Edito N. Alcala, DCS;
Fr. Carlito M. Tiu, DCS;
Fr. Laureano L. Espuerta Jr., DCS;
Sr. Jean Comparativo, MSM
Chancery
Bishop’s Residence
Villa San Miguel, Km. 2, Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1316
Chancellor: Fr. James Wendele P. Puracan, DCS
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Presiano M. Luna Jr., DCS, JCL
Secretary: Mrs. Cherelyn E. Tingal
Finance Office
Bishop’s Residence Villa San Miguel, Km. 2, Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1316
Oeconomus: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Disbursing Officer: Sr. Jean Comparativo, MSM
Diocesan Cashier: Sr. Cecil Villamil, LGC
Office Staff: Mrs. Jessie S. Abaday; Mr. Zen Marty Maturan
Office Drivers: Mr. Uldarico Jacquez; Mr. Pedro Evergisto Emia

DIOCESAN PASTORAL COUNCIL

Chairman: Most Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Members: Vicar General, Episcopal Vicar, Vicar, Foranes, Chairpersons of Ministries and Superiors of the Religious Congregation of Men and Women

DIOCESAN MINISTRIES

Worship Ministry
Chairman: Fr. Joseph S. Cantilado, DCS
Executive Secretary: Sr. Ma. Bernardita Barrios, LGC
Master of Ceremony: Fr. Laureano L. Espuerta Jr., DCS

Education Ministry

Chairman: Msgr. Edito N. Alcala, DCS
Exec. Secretary: Sr. Mary Leo Jaictin, OSB
Catechetical Director: Fr. Nicolas B. Penados, DCS
Catechetical Coordinator: Sr. Mary Leo Jaictin, OSB
FLA Director: Fr. Renato R. Duarte, DCS
FLA Coordinator: Sr. Ma. Ferolina Ngujo, LGC
Commission on Media & Communication,
Bible Apostolate Director: Fr. Carlito M. Tiu, DCS
Bible Apostolate Coordinator: Sr. Mary Kathleen Caballero, OSB
Diocesan Schools Supt.: Msgr. Edito N. Alcala, DCS

Service Ministry

Chairman: Rev. Fr. Denish Ilogon, DCS
Prison Apostolate: Fr. Ronan Ravelo, DCS;
Rev. Fr. Perfecto G. Ecat, DCS, JCL;
Rev. Fr. Rommel Canda, DCS;
Rev. Fr. Romeo Loayon, DCS
Environmental Desk: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Temporalities Ministry
Chairman: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Executive Secretary: Sr. Jean Comparativo, MSM

Youth Ministry

Chairman: Fr. Ronan E. Ravelo, DCS
Executive Secretary: Sr. Mary Nicole Callanta, OSB

Vocation Ministry

Chairman: Fr. Glenn S. Donoso, DCS
Commission on Clergy
Chairman: Fr. Edito Alcala, DCS
Members Ex-Officio: Msgr. Prescilo P. Iral, DCS;
Fr. Laureano Espuerta, DCS;
Fr. Glenn S. Donoso, DCS
Basic Ecclesial Communities (BEC)
Commission
BEC Director: Fr. Carlito M. Tiu, DCS
BEC Coord.: Sr. Mary Kathleen Caballero, OSB
Assistant Coordinator: Sr. Anecita A. Oser, MSM
Pope John XXIII Pastoral Center Villa San Miguel, Km. 2 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1528
Directress: Sr. Agnes B. Cabasan, MSM
Cook: Ms. Felisa Malig-on
Laundry/Helper: Mrs. Angelita Taghoy
Maintenance: Mr. Arlesto Doncillo Jr.
Maradjao Magbalantay Home Of The Clergy Villa San Miguel, Km. 2 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1538
House Praeses: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Cook: Mrs. Librada Llano
Laundry: Mrs. Carmelita Alabat
Maintenance: Mr. Gerry Alcala
Bishop’s Residence Villa San Miguel, Km. 2 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-1316; 826-2433
House Praeses: Fr. James Wendele P. Puracan, DCS
Cook: Mrs. Jocelyn Arong
House Maintenance: Mr. Mark Jayson Castro
Ground Maintenance: Mr. Anecito Agobato
Laundry: Mrs. Lucy Gorgod
Silangan Broadcasting Corporation (SBC)
Catholic Media Network (CMN)
Radio dxSN: member PFBC
Tel.: (086) 232-7605; 826-6448
Manager: Most. Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Senior Asst. Manager: Fr. Joseph S. Cantilado, DCS
Asst. Managers:
Program and Production: Fr. James Wendele P. Puracan, DCS;
Fr. Glenn S. Donoso, DCS
Marketing & Finance: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Media Relations: Fr. Josefito P. Mira, DCS
Broadcast Traffic/Sec.: Ms. Ma. Nena Poliran
Bookkeeper/Kabantay
Reporter: Ms. Nenita Copag
Reporters: Mr. Mark James Lisondra; Mr. Junmark Catelo
Kasikas sa Parokya: Sherlita Sequis;
Russel Gemao;
Nhar Macarayo;
John Naldoza;
Roberto Cagampang;
Nathaniel Eledia;
Efren Gubaton;
Michael Albia;
Nedie Asilom
Chief Technician: Mr. Juan Buico
Technicians: Mr. Rutilo Bucod; Mr. Jack Abarico
Collector: Ms. Lelian Tantoy
Laborer: Cesar Caduan

PARISHES AND PARISH PRIESTS

San Nicolas De Tolentino Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Fr. Julian C. Dayola, DCS
St. Francis Xavier Parish San Francisco, Surigao del Norte Cathedral Of San Nicolas De Tolentino (F-1754) San Nicolas Street, 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 231-7175; 826-3846
Titular: San Nicolas de Tolentino (Sept. 10)
No. of Chapels: 61
Parish Priest: Most. Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Parish Rector: Fr. Carlito M. Tiu, DCS
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Jun A. Balberia, DCS;
Fr. Presiano M. Luna Jr., DCS;
Fr. Joseph S. Cantilado, DCS;
Fr. Marjun Sajulga, DCS
Parish Sec.: Ms. Rosemarie E. Mesias
Bookkeeper: Mrs. Emma M. Apad
Cashier: Miss Jenny B. Gasulas
Asst. Cashier: Mrs. Anabelle F. Mabolis
Encoders: Miss Ana Rose Mesias;
Miss Michbirn Moso;
Ms. Judy Sitoy
PPC Pres.: Mr. Al B. Mabolis
PFC Pres.: Mrs. Jessie S. Abaday
PCL President: Mr. Jelson Bangoy
LML Pres.: Mr. Else Flores
BEC Coord.: Ms. Myrna EmmaCasanova
Head Catechist: Ms. Elma Floria
Immaculate Conception Parish (F-1974) Nonoc Island, 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 826-2113
Titular: Immaculate Conception
Year of Foundation: 1974
Number of Chapels: 5
Parish Priest: Fr. Danilo Q. Madera, DCS
Parish Sec.: Mrs. Joelita M. Hendive
Cashier: Mrs. Elyn R. Mula
Bookkeeper: Mrs. Rosie Jane R. Butcon
PPC Pres.: Mr. Leonardo J. Lolo
PFC Pres.: Mrs. Elyn R. Mula
LML Pres.: Mr. Margarito Jumadas
BEC Coord.: Mrs. Rosie Jane R. Butcon
Head Catechist: Ms. Wilfreda Glico
Virgen Dela Paz Y Buen Viaje Parish (F-1974) Borromeo Street, 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 232-6257
Titular: Virgen dela Paz y Buen Viaje (May 31)
Year of Foundation: March 11, 1984
No. of Chapels: 38
Parish Priest: Fr. Cirilo L. Asister Jr., MSC
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Severino Diamante Jr., MSC
Parish Sec.: Mrs. Sherilyn G. Gasulas
Parish Bookkeeper: Miss Marife S. Ciencia
Parish Cashier: Miss Allyn L. Carpio
Parish Encoder: Miss Ma. Junalyn G. Gamil
PPC Pres.: Mrs. Arnita C. Enano
PFC Pres.: Ms. Ma. Luisa F. Aldonza
LML Pres.: Mr. Crisostomo Sta. Iglesia
LML Coord.: Mr. Manuel Correos
BEC Coord.: Mrs. Salome F. Cervantes
Head Catechist: Rebecca Latras
San Vicente Ferrer Parish (F-1993) Brgy. San Juan, 8400 Surigao City Tel.: (086) 232-6214
Titular: San Vicente Ferrer (Last Saturday of April)
Year of Foundation: April 9, 1993
No. of Chapels: 3 chapels
Parish Priest: Fr. Yohanes Dua Dani Bao, SVD
Parish Sec.: Ms. Hershey B. Surada
Parish Cashier: Mrs. Irenea N. Piodo
Parish Bookkeeper: Mrs. Elsa SF. Saladaga
PPC Pres.: Mrs. Matilde J. Manliguis
PFC Pres.: Mrs. Irenea N. Piodo
LML Pres.: Mrs. Atanacio M. Biol
BEC Coord.: Engr. Ramon Ronulo
Head Catechist: Ms. Geronides S. Asilom
St. John The Baptist Parish (F-1978) Brgy. Ipil, 8400 Surigao City
Titular: Saint John the Baptist (June 24)
Year of Foundation: 1978
No. of Chapels: 16
Parish Priest: Fr. Al C. Bonono, DCS
Parish Sec./Cashier: Ms. Josseline M. Tubo
Bookkeeper: Mrs. Rita M. Eguna
PPC Pres.: Mrs. Nalecita M. Centural
PFC Pres.: Mrs. Delia B. Alcala
LML Pres.: Mr. Bonifacio F. Binayon
BEC Coord.: Mr. William M. Angob
Head Catechist: Mrs. Margarita D. Calang
St. Francis Xavier Parish (F-1963) San Francisco (Anao-aon), 8401 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Saint Francis Xavier
Year of Foundation: 1964
Number of Chapels: 10
Parish Priest: Fr. Julian C. Dayola, DCS
Parish Sec./Cashier: Ms. Ma. Levi P. Sajol
Parish Encoders: Ms. Lysias Maricris S. Margin; Ms. Catherine P. Bernadez
PPC Pres.: Mrs. Repsima B. Macachor
PFC Pres.: Mrs. Donatila M. Nimez
PCL President: Mrs. Liezl B. Orillo
LML Pres.: Engr. Francisco J. Balabala Jr.
BEC Coord.: Mr. Ronaldo E. Ga
Head Catechist: Mrs. Marian L. Fallarco
San Isidro Labrador Parish (F-1971) Malimono, Surigao del Norte
Titular: San Isidro Labrador (May 15)
No. of Chapels: 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Thursisius Junge Gonesto, CM
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Rowen Z. Carlos, CM
Parish Sec./Cashier: Josie Comandante
Bookkeeper: Georgita B. Laurenciana
PPC Pres.: Noli Magaluna
PFC Pres.: Lorita Loren
LML Pres.: Allan Mosnit
BEC Coord.: Allan Mosnit
Head Catechist: Elvira Eman
St. Augustine Vicariate
Vicar Forane:
Fr. Reynaldo B. Floresca, DCS
Santissima Trinidad Parish Placer, Surigao del Norte Santisima Trinidad Parish (F-1978) 8420 Placer, Surigao del Norte
Titular: Most Holy Trinity (Trinity Sunday)
Year of Foundation: Nov. 4, 1977
Titular: Santisima Trinidad
Number of Chapels: 13
Parish Priest: Fr. Reynaldo B. Floresca, DCS
Parish Sec./Cashier: Yolie Dapar
Bookkeeper: Lucy Lucaberte
PPC Pres.: Dindo Gipala
PFC Pres.: Marilyn Estebe
LML Pres.: Hon. Manuel Febrero
BEC Coord.: Freddie V. Baron
Head Catechist: Felipe Dela Peña
San Pedro Calungsod (F-2005) Sta. Cruz, Placer, Surigao del Norte
Titular: San Pedro Calungsod Parish
No. of Chapels: 6
Parish Priest: Fr. Joel R. Lasutaz, SSS
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Lennen Deciar, SSS
Assisting Brother: Br. Eduardo Mabilen, SSS
Parish Sec.: Iris Solis
Bookkeeper: Queenen Polene D. Sabuero
PPC Pres.: Jose A. Odtojan
PFC Pres.: Felipa B. Catubigan
PCL President: Melanie G. Responte
LML Pres.: Jimbo Boaquina
BEC Coord.: Delma Tulang
Head Catechist: Guillerma Barcos
Our Lady Of The Holy Rosary Parish (F-1913) 8408 Bacuag, Surigao del Norte
Titular: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary (Oct. 7)
Year of Foundation: June 10, 1910
No. of Chapels: 14
Parish Priest: Fr. Renato R. Duarte, DCS
Titular: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
Number of Chapels: 18
Parish Sec./Bookkeeper: Ms. Corazon J. Ladaga
Cashier: Mrs. Mercy V. Najial
Parish Encoder: Ms. Jessica Joyce Madelo
PPC Pres.: Mrs. Lilia C. Ladaga
PFC Pres.: Mrs. Emma B. Orquina
LML Pres.: Hon. Constancio G.Tadifa Jr.
BEC Coord.: Mrs. Gloria L. Oreo
Head Catechist: Mrs. Giselle L. Loayon
St. Augustine Parish (F-1850) 8409 Gigaquit, Surigao del Norte
Name of Parish: St. Augustine Parish
Year of Foundation: 1850
Parish Priest: Fr. Nicolas B. Penados, DCS
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Mario Noblefranca, DCS
Titular: St. Augustine Parish
(Aug. 28)
Number of Chapels: 23
Bookkeeper: Mrs. Flordelyn P. Cubelo
PPC Pres.: Mrs. Charlita L. Tabigue
PFC Pres.: Dr. Elvira A. Egay
LML Pres.: Mr. Rodulfo Nasi
BEC Coordinator and Head Catechist: Mrs. Charlita L. Tabigue
St. Peter Claver Parish (F-1913) Claver, 8410 Surigao del Norte
Titular: St. Peter Claver (Sept. 9)
Year of Foundation: March 1911
No. of Chapels: 18
Parish Priest: Fr. Almario C. Ramada Jr., DCS
Parish Sec.: Merlie N. Paglinawan
Cashier: Flora M. Paqueo
Bookkeeper: Silvina B. Oliveros
PPC Pres.: Mr. David E. Dumas
PFC Pres.: Sofronio C. Correosi
LML Pres.: Ernesto P. Sulapas
BEC Coordinator and Head Catechist: Hilaria E. Paglinawan
Sts. Peter And Paul Vicariate
Vicar Forane:
Fr. Josefito Mira, DCS
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish Tagana-an, Surigao del Norte Sts. Peter And Paul Parish (F-1984) Sison, 8404 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Sts. Peter and Paul (June 29)
No. of Chapels: 12
Parish Priest: Msgr. Prescilo P Iral, DCS
Parish Sec./Cashier: Emalyn Ampater
Bookkeeper: Virgincita P. Arquiola
PPC Pres.: Eduardo Taliman
PFC Pres.: Anacleta A. Amoyo
LML Pres.: Jonathan Bulabog
BEC Coord.: Eduardo Taliman
Head Catechist: Jelly A. Leyso
Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Parish (F-1876) Tagana-an, 8403 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (July 16)
No. of Chapels: 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Josefito P. Mira, DCS
Parish Sec.: Miss Alma R. Obay
Parish Encoder: Ms. Joy Niegas
PPC Pres.: Mrs. Erlinda T. Aloy
PFC Pres.: Mrs. Rosalinda E. Dumanacal
PCL President: Mrs. Marietta G. Senados
LML Pres.: Mrs. Lourdes A. Fallarco
BEC Coord.: Mrs. Erlinda T. Aloy
Head Catechist: Miss Fe Montederamos
Sts. Peter And Paul Parish (F-1969) Tubod, 8406 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Sts. Peter and Paul (June 29)
Year of Foundation: 1969
No. of Chapels: 13
Parish Priest: Fr. Alan M. Relliquette, MSC
Parish Sec./Cashier: Carmelita F. Abao
Bookkeeper: Hermelinda F. Abao
PPC Pres.: Clemente O. Ignalig
PFC Pres.: Winly C. Cinco
LML Pres.: Alejandro O. Ignalig
BEC Coord.: Bonifacio C. Dano
Head Catechist: Paulina A. Alaba
San Nicolas De Tolentino Parish (F-1875) Mainit, 8407 Surigao del Norte
Titular: San Nicolas de Tolentino (Sept. 20)
Year of Foundation: 1875
Parish Priest: Fr. Alvin Florentino B. Lao, MSC
No. of Chapels: 24 Chapels
Parish Sec./Cashier: Corsine S. Necesario
Bookkeeper: Serena S. Respecia
PPC Pres.: Ramon D. Botona
PFC Pres.: Rochelle G. Mozar
LML Pres.: Ranil Genite
BEC Coord.: Henry Pegares; Erlinda Collado
Head Catechist: Neolita M. Acero
San Isidro Labrador Parish (F-May 15,1995) Alegria, 8425 Surigao del Norte
Titular: San Isidro Labrador (May 15)
Year of Foundation: May 15, 1995
No. of Chapels: 7
Parish Priest: Msgr. Edito N. Alcala, DCS
Parish Sec.: Lani B. Lansin
Cashier: Euselie C. Pañares
Parish Bookkeeper: Carmelita S. Coja
PPC Pres.: Nimfa N. Sagaral
PFC Pres.: Leona M. Vernal
LML Pres.: James Jaron
BEC Coord.: Erlinda B. Silvosa
Head Catechist: Mrs. Dionesia M. Montilla
Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Fr. Denish Ilogon, DCS
Sto. Tomas de Villanueva Parish Gen. Luna, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Parish (F-1635)Del Carmen, 8418 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (July 16)
Year of Foundation: 1635
No. of Chapels: 20
Parish Priest: Fr. Manuel U. Quiban, DCS
Parish Sec./Cashier: Viemvineda C. Galeon
Parish Bookkeeper: Jerly R. Petilo
PPC Pres.: Alejandro L. Escauso
PFC Pres.: Engr. Rolando V. Ruaya
LML Pres.: Antonio B. Antigro
BEC Coord.: Vicente O Oliva
Head Catechist: Azuncion B. Doligol
San Benito (F-1948), San Benito, Surigao del Norte
Titular: San Benito (March 11)
Year of Foundation: 1948
Parish Priest: Fr. Ronan E. Ravelo, DCS
No. of Chapels: 8
Parish Sec./Cashier: Logia S. Ramos
Bookkeeper: Nenita D. Toldo
PPC Pres.: Engr. Arturo G. Consigna
PFC Pres.: Rustica C. Roculas
LML Pres.: Danilo L. Patosa
BEC Coord.: Evelyn G. Tonera
Head Catechist: Logia S. Ramos
Sta. Monica Parish (F-1975) Sta. Monica, 8422 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Sta. Monica Parish
Year of Foundation: 1975
No. of Chapels: 9
Parish Priest: Fr. Almaquio P. Alaan II, DCS
Parish Sec.: Jonalyn F. Concha
Cashier: Marybeth T. Arcaya
Bookkeeper: Susan A. Degorio
PPC Pres.: Jovy C. Liza
PFC Pres.: Marilyn P. Degorio
LML Pres.: Romel M. Virtudazo
BEC Coord.: Jovy C. Liza
Head Catechist: Victoria M. Platil
Sta. Ana Parish (F-2013), Burgos, Surigao del Norte
Titular: Sta. Ana (July 26)
Year of Foundation: 2013
No. of Chapels: 4
Parish Priest: Fr. Donato E. Ellezar, OSA
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Edmar Escobar, OSA;
Fr. Peter Cantones, OSA
Parish Sec./Cashier: Irish P. Gubaton
Parish Encoder: Sanchy S. Pomoy
PPC Pres.: Pedrita Domiños
PFC President & BEC Coord.: Louella G. Nogaliza
LML Pres.: Audie Galagar
Head Catechist: Plocerfida Nogaliza
Our Lady Of The Pillar Parish (F-1978) Pilar, 8420 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Our Lady of the Pillar (October 12)
No. of Chapels: 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Eliezer N. Mantilla, DCS
Parish Cashier: Mrs. Felicidad Buo
Parish Bookkeeper: Mr. Andresito G. Solloso, CPA
PPC Pres.: Mrs. Victor Literato
PFC Pres.: Mrs. Lorencia S. Minguita
LML Pres.: Mrs. Eladio N. Napil
BEC Coord.: Mrs. Hiyasmin Gonzales
Head Catechist: Mrs. Analiza Espiel
San Isidro Labrador Parish, San Isidro, Surigao del Norte
Titular: San Isidro Labrador (May 15)
Year of Foundation: May 15, 2013
No. of Chapels: 14
Parish Priest: Fr. Mansueto T. Jala Jr., DCS
Parish Sec.: Nelia M. Dulpina
Bookkeeper/Cashier: Desideria M. Dulpina
PPC Pres.: Rudy M. Camigue
PFC Pres.: Larry E. Agudo
LML Pres.: Domingo C. Conde
BEC Coord.: Nancita E. Dulpina
Head Catechist: Rufina E. Miranday
Sto. Tomas De Villanueva Parish (F-1883) Gen. Luna, Siargao Island, 8419 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Sto. Tomas de Villanueva
Year of Foundation: 1883
No. of Chapels: 18
Parish Priest: Fr. Denish L. Ilogon, DCS
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Jeremias Jadulco, DCS
Parish Sec./Cashier/Bookkeeper: Dorena C. Escosura
PPC Pres.: Anselmo Donoso
PFC Pres.: Camila D. Camingue
LML Pres.: Felipe C. Forcadilla
BEC Coord.: Efren Gubaton
Head Catechist: Alma C. Noguerra
Sto. Niño Parish (F-1910) Dapa, 8417 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Sto. Niño (January 16)
Year of Foundation: June 10, 1910
No. of Chapels: 23
Parish Priest: Fr. Renato B. Mantilla, DCS
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Virgel C. Donzal, DCS
Parish Sec.: Gerry B. Micayas
Cashier/Bookkeeper: Pedrita G. Migullas
PPC Pres.: Tereso L. Cornita
PFC Pres.: Elizabeth S. Magahin
PCL President: Minda C. Convicto
LML Pres.: Alberto D. Cubillan, Sr.
BEC Coord.: Honey R. Tagalo
Head Catechist: Irenea U. Dotillos
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Parish (F-1961) Socorro, 8416 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Our Lady of Perpetual
Help (June 19)
No. of Chapels: 7
Parish Priest: Fr. Elmer J. Lendo, OSA
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Mark AnthonyTampos, OSA; Fr. Robert Lee Lingo, OSA
Parish Sec.: Estila U. Beberino
Parish Cashier: Pomposa N. Gortifacion
PPC Pres.: Cresencio A. Savandal Jr.
PFC Pres.: Douglas E. Incierto
LML Pres.: Isaac Alabat
BEC Coord.: Warlito L. Noguerra
Head Catechist: Teresita G. Javier
Immaculate Conception Vicariate
Vicar Forane:
Fr. Mario A. Espanio, DCS
Immaculate Conception Parish Dinagat, Dinagat Province Immaculate Conception Parish (F-1855) Dinagat, 8412 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Immaculate Conception (December 8)
No. of Chapels: 12
Parish Priest: Fr. Mario A. Espanio, DCS
Parish Sec.: Gina Geraldino
PPC Pres.: Oswaldo T. Borja
PFC Pres.: Gregoria Abis
LML Pres.: Ernesto A. Bueno
BEC Coord.: Esmeralda B. Jarabe
Head Catechist: Bede Gracia D. Lanipa; Virginia Dumagan
Sts. Peter And Paul Parish (F-1981) Cagdianao, 8411 Surigao del Norte
Titular: Sts. Peter and Paul
Year of Foundation: Oct. 4, 1981
Parish Priest: Fr. Eddie D. Dumanig, DCS
No. of Chapels: 14
Parish Sec./Cashier: Maricel L. Lipao
Bookkeeper: Yudecia E. Jumadas
PPC Pres.: Ray P. Longos
PFC Pres.: Bonifaction M. Jazon
LML Pres.: Roberto P. Eludo, Sr.
BEC Coord.: Virginia L. Longos
Head Catechist: Tita S. Baguinaon
San Antonio De Padua Parish (F-1983) Libjo (Albor), 8414 Surigao del Norte
Titular: San Antonio de Padua (June 13)
Year of Foundation: 1983
No. of Chapels: 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Jade M. Tillo, DCS
Parish Sec.: Glodie C. Siega
Bookkeeper: Russel C. Cabajes
PPC Pres.: Rebecca T. Omandam
PFC Pres.: Nena C. Viyo
LML Pres.: Demetrio Moraless
BEC Coord.: Estrella S. Ebuña
Head Catechist: Edna M. Creencia
San Isidro Labrador Parish (F-1974) Loreto, 8415 Surigao del Norte
Titular: San Isidro Labrador
Year of Foundation: 1974
No. of Chapels: 7
Parish Priest: Fr. Ronaldo P. Severo, PACEM
Parish Sec.: Rosalyn Odron
Cashier: Esther A. Lopez
Bookkeeper: Letecia D. Espin
PPC Pres.: Ronie G. Dalan
PFC Pres.: Richard C. Tan
LML Pres.: Joy S. Dalan
BEC Coord.: Absalon P. Colandog
Head Catechist: Gemma D. Bullo
San Vicente Ferrer Parish, Tubajon, 8426 Surigao del Norte
Titular: San Vicente Ferrer (April 5)
Year of Foundation: April 21, 1994
No. of Chapels: 10
Parish Priest: Fr. Carmelito D. Arbilo, PACEM
Parish Sec./Cashier: Mila Luna C. Castro
PPC Pres.: Larry M. Sales
LML Pres.: Edwin E. Larida
BEC Coord.: Edwin B. Crizaldo
Head Catechist: Mila Luna C. Castro
San Vicente Ferrer Parish, Basilisa (Rizal), 8413 Province of Dinagat Island
Patron Saint: San Vicente Ferrer (April 25)
Year of Foundation: June 7, 1997
No. of Chapels: 12
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ricardo A. Virtudazo, DCS
Parish Sec./Cashier: Maricar E. Gemao
Bookkeeper: Maribeth G. Clico
PPC Pres.: Amelita G. Imbong
PFC Pres.: Elena E. Baptisma
LML Pres.: Juanito B. Piodo
BEC Coord.: Resgie B. Tuyor
Head Catechist: Mary Ann G. Eder
San Jose (under Dinagat)
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker
No. of Chapels: 4
Diocesan Clergy Without Parish Assignment
Fr. Romel Canda, DCS (On Mission - Papua New Guinea);
Fr. Romeo P. Loayon, DCS (Hospital Chaplain)
On Study Leave
Fr. Jaime S. Ucab Jr., DCS; Fr. Arnold I. Tan, DCS
Assigned In Other Diocese
Fr. Ernesto T. Virgen (Batangas)
Msgr. Tirso N. Alcala - Retired (Manila)
SURIGAO DIOCESAN SEMINARIANS
School Year 2017-2018
St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, Seminary Hills, Camaman-an, 9000 Cagayan de Oro City, P.O.Box 136
Tel.: (08822) 72-4135
Fax: 72-7904
Frt. Harold Toldo (Teaching regency, Del Carmen);
Joemer A. Dela Sierra (Second Year(T2), Ipil, Surigao City);
Von Christian Joy F. Jazon, Second Year (T2), Cagdianao, PDI);
Kim Peter Diez (Second Year (T2),
San Francisco, SDN);
Frt. Anro C. Apatan (First Year (T1) Gigaquit)
Seminario Mayor De San Carlos, Faculty of Theology, Juan Luna Ave., Mabolo, Cebu City, Philippines; P.O. Box 252
Tel.: (032)412-7205
Fax: (032)231-2670
Frt. Eugene Bantugan (Fourth Year (T4), Claver, SDN)
St. Francis Xavier Regional Seminary Of Mindanao, Inc., P.O. Bo 81239 8000 Catalunan Grande, Davao City, Philippines
Tel.: (082) 298-0991/92
Fax: (082) 297-0180
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Frt. Bonifacio T. Aguilo Jr. (Third Year (T3), Alergia, SDN);
Frt. Mark Junelles P. Tiu (Fourth Year (T4), Gigaquit, SDN);
Frt. Ansel Apatan (Fourth Year (T4), Gigaquit, SDN);
Frt. Benie D. Odtojan (First Year (T1), Bacuag, SDN);
Frt. Christopher A. Tado (First Year (T1), Bacuag, SDN)
St. John The Evangelist School Of Theology, Brgy. Salvacion, Palo, Leyte
Tel.: (053) 323-3115
Frt. Michael D. Patan (Fourth Year (T4), Claver, SDN);
Frt. Leonard F. Antolin (Fourth Year (T4), Gen. Luna, SDN);
Frt. Rolmart Verano (Third Year (T3), Gigaquit, SDN);
Frt. Mon Niel Arlan (Second Year (T2), Del Carmen, SDN)
On SPFY Program
Frt. Jake C. Maceren (SPFY, Dapa, SDN);
Frt. Vincent Louisse Ruaya (SPFY, Del Carmen, SDN)
On Regency
Frt. Arbie Tindugan (Gigaquit, SDN);
Frt. Alexis E. Antinopo (Gigaquit, SDN)
Pre-Diaconal Program
Frt. Jessrix B. Cayson (San Francisco, SDN)

DIOCESAN SEMINARY

Maradjao Magbalantay College Seminary, Brgy. Togbongon, 8400 Surigao City
Seminary Administrative Council:
Chairman: Most. Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD
Rector/Procurator: Fr. Laureano L. Espuerta Jr., DCS
Vice Rector/Dean of Academics/
Prefect: Fr. Glenn S. Donoso, DCS
Spiritual Director: Rev. Gun Real Omega, DCS
Secretary/Bookkeeper: Joyce E. Madelo
Seminary Support Personnel:
Office Staff: Mr. Rolie Pecho
Cook: Vilma Balmora
Asst. Cook: Penelyn O. Pilan
Driver: Joy Caitum
Maintenance: Anastacio Cayapos; Josephine Acero; Juamelyn Orillaneda
Laundrywoman: Dolores P. Capanpan
Seminarians:
Grade 11: Gonz Justine L. Abear;
Allen Nathaniel A. Bigcas;
Wym D. Delima;
Robert Jason E. Dulpina;
Van Peter T. Erazo;
Jonriel L. Estaloza;
Carl Darwin T. Fermilan;
Roger E. Miranday;
Hanival Mosca;
Joebel L. Pagod;
James G. Sanchez;
Marvin E. Saragoza;
Jameson Serenio;
Luke Gianne M. Torres
Grade 12: Raymart Jaz U. Alipao;
Johnly Michael N. Arnado;
John Dawn Epis;
Jerico B. Benturan;
Clementino Ace Dulguime;
Ralph Cristian D. Estipona;
Jojames Arnaldo G. Gaddi;
Eliel Jim P. Gales;
Elmo Jr. D. Gaña;
Andron C. Lagarde;
Jimson Ray F. Moleta;
Jose Nelson Jr. A. Nogalo
Second Year: DM John F. Bernados;
John Dawn G. Epis;
Raul Jr. Genebraldo;
Joepit Glif S. Sumampong
Third Year: John Joseph A. Julve;
Syzygy Hyrnz F. Luna;
Kim P. Teraytay;
Xaviery R. Ladaga;
John Lloyd S. Ramos
Fourth Year: John Michael D. Calaque;
Sanny H. Madera;
Franz Ivan R. Salvaloza;
Rodlex D. Geraldino;
Steven G. Patosa
Fifth Year: Mark Anthony C. Alcala;
James Clark U. Pobe
Maradjao Magbalantay College Seminary Foundation, Inc., Diocese of Surigao, 8400 Surigao City,
SEC Certificate of Registration - No. CN200314491
Officers:
President: Engr. Leonardo O Kang
Vice-President: Engr. Alilo C. Ensomo Jr.
Secretary-Treasurer: Dr. Elsa M. Sobrecaray
Bookkeeper: Miss Joyce E. Madelo
Board Of Directors: Most Rev. Antonieto D. Cabajog, DD;
Fr. Laureano Espuerta Jr., DCS;
Fr. Ricardo A. Virtudazo, DCS;
Engr. Policarpio M. Origenes;
Mr. Ernesto Juan C. Mendoza Jr.;
Dr. Capistrano C. Bonite;
Mrs. Nida M. Comandante, CPA;
Miss Veronica M. Bautista;
Engr. Joy M. Untalan;
Lorna M. Laurente;
Joel M. Sobrecaray

RELIGIOUS CONGREGATIONS
MEN

Sacred Heart Missionaries (MSC)
Society Of The Divine Word (SVD)
Congregation Of Mission (CM)
Pastoral Assistance And Community Education Mission (PACEM)
Societas Sanctissimi Sacramenti (Congregation Of The Blessed Sacrament) (SSS)

WOMEN

Sisters Of St. Paul De Chartres (SPC)
Missionary Sisters Servants Of The Holy Spirit (SSpS)
Benedictine Sisters Of The Eucharistic King (OSB)
Daughters Of Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart (FDNSC)
Living The Gospel Community (LGC)
Missionary Sisters Of Mary (MSM)
Servant Of Jesus Of Charity (SdeJ)
Monasterio De San Benito (OSB)
Our Lady Of Sorrow Sisters Servant Of Mary (OLSS-SM)

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS

Saint Paul University Surigao, San Nicolas Street, 8400 Surigao City
Tel.: (086) 231-7440; 231-7220
Tel./Fax: (086) 826-4325
School President: Sr. Marie Rosanne Mallillin, SPC
Enrolment: Basic Education: 2,964; Higher Education: 997; Graduate School: 248; Open High School: 37
San Nicolas High School, San Francisco (Anao-aon), Surigao del Norte
Mobile: 0906-774-1468
School Head: Mercedita J. Pinoon
Enrolment: 412; Faculty: 18
St. John’s School, Bacuag, 8408 Surigao del Norte
Mobile: 0907-110-9164
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School Head: Jocelyn C. Rivas
Enrolment: 356; Faculty: 14
San Nicolas High School, Dapa, 8417 Surigao del Norte
Mobile: 0998-547-8309
School Head: Rolanda T. Luego, MA
Enrolment: 286; Faculty: 30
St. Augustine Institute, Gigaquit, 8409 Surigao del Norte
Mobile: 0918-617-9072
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School Head: Mr. Nickson E. Buctuan
Enrolment: 415; Faculty: 11
San Nicolas Academy, Mainit, 8407 Surigao del Norte
Mobile: 0915-814-0800
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School Head: Maria Alde N. Sespeñe
Enrolment: 285; Faculty: 14
Mount Carmel School Of Siargao, National Highway, Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte
Mobile: 0998-560-9302
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School Head: May Sheila S. Agad
Enrollment: Basic Ed: 37; Secondary: 240; Faculty: 12
Kindergarten (Pre-School)
Milagrosa Kindergarten School, San Francisco, Surigao del Norte
Holy Rosary Pre-School Learning Center, Bacuag, 8408 Surigao del Norte
St. Peter Claver Pre-School, Claver, 8410 Surigao del Norte
Sacred Heart School, Del Carmen, 8418 Surigao del Norte
St. Augustine Kinder School, Gigaquit, 8409 Surigao del Norte
Mary, Mother Of Help Kindergarten School, Malimono, Surigao del Norte
Catholic Early Learning Center, Placer, 8405 Surigao del Norte
San Nicolas Kindergarten, Mainit, 8407 Surigao del Norte
San Isidro Labrador Catholic Kindergarten School, Alegria, 8425 Surigao del Norte
Surigao Association Of Catholic Schools (SACS)
President: ___________________
Vice President: Fr. Edito Alcala, DCS
Secretary: by appointment c/o Pres.
Treasurer: ___________________