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DIOCESE

(Diocesis Viracensis)
Suffragan of Caceres
Created Prelature: May 27, 1974. Canonical Erection: August 27, 1974. Comprises the civil province of Catanduanes. Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. Secondary Patron: St. Joseph. Metropolitan See: Archdiocese of Caceres.

Bishop
Most Reverend
MANOLO A. DE LOS SANTOS, DD
Born: August 5, 1947 in Basud, Camarines Norte. Academic Degrees: AB, STL, JCL. Ordination to Priesthood: May 7, 1974. Episcopal Ordination: September 12, 1994. Episcopal Installation: October 10, 1994.

Address:
Bishop’s Residence
Fiat Village, Cavinitan, Virac, 4800 Catanduanes
Tel.: (052) 811-3119

PRESENT STATUS
Population of Jurisdiction: (Projected as of 2010)………243,836
No. of Catholics ……231,644 (97%)
Area ………………1,511.50 sq.m.
Personnel
Bishop……………………… 1
Diocesan Priests ……………77
Religious Priests (Filipino) .. .. … 4
Deacons …………………… 4
Sisters:
Filipinos…………………41
Foreigners………………2
Aspirants …………………12 Seminary:
Minor ……………………… 1
Enrollment………………26
Pre-College………………… 1
Enrollment ………………10
Seminarians of Diocese Studying in Other Dioceses:
Candidates to Diaconate…… 4
in Philosophy………………36
in Theology …………………13
on Regency………………… 2
Diocesan Divisions:
Vicariates…………………… 5
Parishes ……………………20
With Resident Pastors……20
Entrusted to Diocesan
Clergy……………………20
Mission Churches ……………7
With Resident Pastors ……… 7
Entrusted to diocesan Clergy……………………6
Entrusted to Religious
Clergy ……………………1 Chapels (Visitas)…………351
Educational Centers:
Pre-Schools:
Parochial …………………7
Enrollment ……………394
Primary Schools:
Religious………………… 1
Enrollment ……………189
High School
Diocesan …………………1
Enrollment……………243
Sacraments & Sacramentals
(as of December 31, 2008)
Baptisms of Infants ……6,021
Confirmation …………2,764
First Communion………4,118
Marriages:
Catholics……………… 674
Mixed ……………………25
Deaths/Funerals ……………1,639
Basic Faith Communities ………55
Institutions:
Children’s Home (for Malnourished children) …………1
Retreat Houses ………………4

DIOCESAN CURIA
Chancery
Address Diocesan Pastoral Center
Diocese of Virac
Virac, 4800 Catanduanes
Tel.: (052) 811-1408
Fax: (052) 811-1456
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Vicar General/ Moderator Curiae & Chancellor-Secretary: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, JCL
Vicar for the Clergy: Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz
Oeconomus / Treasurer: Rev. Msgr.
Virgilio R. Bea, HP
Assistant to the Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Roberto E. Sanchez
Office Secretary-Bookkeeper: Ms. Josephine T. Mendoza
Internal Auditor: Ms. Annelie T. Sarmiento
Utility: Mr. Jerry T. Sarmiento

ADMINISTRATIVE SECTION
Board of Consultors
Chairperson: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL, Vicar General/ Moderator Curiae (Ex Officio)& Chancellor-Secretary
Members: Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos, VF, Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz, VF, Rev. Fr. Avelino O. Sualibio Jr., VF, Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega, VF, JCL, Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso Jr., VF (Appointed); Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena (Appointed)

Presbyteral Council
Chairperson: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Members: All Parish Priests Parochial Vicars, Seminary Formators

Diocesan Finance Committee
Chairman: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Members: Rev. Msgr. Virgilio R. Bea, HP, Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso, Jr., Ms. Concepcion A. Co

PASTORAL SECTION
Commission on Christian Education
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Constantino T. Soriao
Vice Chairman: Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes-Virac, Rev. Fr. Stephen V. Polo-Bato, Rev. Fr. Raymund A. Fajardo-Bato, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Rommel M. Arcilla-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Joseph B. Saratan-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Joel T. Teves-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Melchor F. Samonte-Viga
Members: Sr. Catherine Pereyra, MCST, Sr. Arlyn Dogillo, MCST

Commission on Social Action, Justice & Peace
Executive Secretary: Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz, VF
Vice-Executive Secretary: Rev. Fr. Rolvin A. Romero
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega.-Bato, Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz,-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Juan C. Tejerero Jr.-Viga, Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes-Virac

Commission on Prison
Pastoral Care
Chairman: Mr. Juan Tablizo
Secretary: Ms. Murita Arcilla
Treasurer: Dr. Azucena Teaño
Members: Atty. Manuel Magistrado, Atty. Juan Mendoza, Dr. Alvin R. Ravalo, Dr. Godofredo Quintal, Dr. Imelda Gianan, Dr. Mila Balmadrid, Mr. Arbues Tolentino, Mr. Alexis Clemente, Mr. Aniceto Orquina, Ms. Aida Sarmiento, Dra. Milagros Tuboro, Ms. Betty Molina, Ms. Cely Brizo, Ms. Teresita Sarmiento

Commission on Worship
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Anthony U. Ogena-Bato, Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena-Bato, Rev. Fr. Joey R. Tendenilla-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Garry Q. Uchi-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Sandy T. Añonuevo-Viga, Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena-Virac
Commission on Family Life & Youth Apostolate
Chairman: Bishop Manolo A. de los Santos, DD
Executive Secretary: Rev. Fr. Eduardo Z. Zafe, Youth Apostolate
Diocesan Coordinator: Sr. Marissa G. Remojo, MCST
Members: Rev. Fr. Christian T. Soriao-Bato, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand S. Eusebio-Pandan, Rev. Fr. John E. del Valle-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Jesus M. Lopez-Viga, Rev. Fr. Eduardo Z. Zafe-Virac
Diocesan Youth Leader: Mr. Armand T. Taniegra
Executive Secretary: Sr. Marian Grace Tayo, CSJB, Family & Life Ministry
Members: Rev. Fr. Eduardo Z. Zafe-Virac, Rev. Fr. Sandy T. Añonuevo-Viga, Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega-Bato, Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos-Pandan
Lay Members: Engr. & Mrs. Florencio & Diogena Garcia-Virac, Mr. & Mrs. Liberto & Elena Yusores-Pandan, Mr. & Mrs. Roberto & Rosario Reyes-Viga, Mr. & Mrs. Bonifacio & Gloria Pereyra-Bato, Mr. & Mrs. Alfredo & Josefina Ramirez-San Andres

Commission on Priestly and Religious Vocations
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Joseph Clarian G. Clarianes
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. De Quiros
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena-Bato, Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. De Quiros-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Juan C. Tejerero Jr.-Viga, Rev. Fr. Roberto E. Sanchez-Virac, Rev. Fr. Simplicio Lumakad Jr., CSJBP, Religious Vocations; Rev. Fr. Joseph A. De la Providencia-Formation

Commission on Mass Media Apostolate
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Stephen V. Polo
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles-San Andres, Rev. Fr. George U. de Leon Jr.-Viga, Rev. Fr. Salvador T. Rojas Jr.-Viga, Rev. Fr. Joel T. Teves-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Eduardo Z. Zafe-Virac, Rev. Fr. Stephen V. Polo-Bato

Commission on Biblical Apostolate
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Joseph B. Saratan
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Raymund A. Fajardo
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Felix B. Mira-Virac, Rev. Fr. Raul S. de los Santos-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Joseph B. Saratan-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Edison B. Bernardo-Viga, Rev. Fr. Allan T. Pereyra-Bato

Office of Research & Documentation
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Eduardo Z. Zafe
Members: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena-Virac, Rev. Fr. Melchor F. Samonte-Viga, Rev. Fr. Christian T. Soriao-Bato, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand S. Eusebio-Pandan

Commission On Clergy On-going Formation & Presbyterium Building
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega, VF, JCL-Bato, Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz VF-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Avelino O. Sualibio Jr. VF-Viga, Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso, VF-Virac, Rev. Fr. Raul S. De los Santos, VF-Pandan

Committee on Religious & Charismatic Renewal Movement
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena
Vice-Chairman:Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena-Bato, Rev. Fr. Roy T. Borrega-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Rommel M. Arcilla-San Andres, Rev. Fr. George U. de Leon-Viga, Rev. Fr. Joseph A. dela Providencia-Virac

Committee on Migration and Tourism (Under SAC)
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Roberto E. Sanchez
Members: Rev. Fr. Raymond Francis A. Aldave-Virac, Rev. Fr. Juan R. Tejerero Jr.-Viga, Rev. Fr. Allan T. Pereyra-Bato, Rev. Fr. John E. del Valle-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Joey R. Tendenilla-Pandan

Committee on Health Care (Under SAC)
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso Jr.
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Roy T. Borrega-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Joseph B. Saratan-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes-Virac, Rev. Fr. Juan R. Tejerero Jr.-Viga, Rev. Fr. Allan T. Pereyra-Bato

Commission on Parish Construction and Improvements
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega-Bato, Rev. Fr. Avelino O. Sualibio Jr.-Viga, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand S. Eusebio-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena-Virac, Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz-San Andres
Lay Members: Arch. Abraham Peña
Engr. Florencio Garcia, Ms. Concepcion Co

Commission on Mission
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena-Bato, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand S. Eusebio-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Rommel M. Arcilla-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Edison B. Bernardo-Viga, Rev. Fr. Simplicio Lumakad Jr., CSJBP-Virac

Committee on Liturgical Music
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena-Bato, Rev. Fr. Joel T. Teves-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Rommel Arcilla-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Jesus M. Lopez-Viga, Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes-Virac
Lay Members: Ms. Cresencia G. Arcilla, Mr. Efren T. Sorra, Ms. Grace S. Gabao, Dr. Alvin Ravalo, Mr. Joey Vargas

Commission on Lay Formation & Ministry
Chairman: Engr. Florencio Garcia
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Joseph A. de la Providencia
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Stephen V. Polo-Bato, Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros-Pandan
Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Melchor F. Samonte-Viga, Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena-Virac

Diocesan Pastoral Council
Chairman: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Executive Secretary: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena
Members: Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz, VF, Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega, VF, JCL, Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos, VF, STL, Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio, Jr., VF, Rev. Fr. Edison B. Bernardo, Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena, Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros, Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena, Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso, Jr., Rev. Fr. Constantino T. Soriao, Rev. Fr. Anthony U. Ogena,
Rev. Fr. Joey R. Tendenilla, Rev.Fr. Joseph A. de la Providencia, Engr. Florencio Garcia, Mr. Gregorio Sarmiento

Commission for Orders and Ministries
Chairman: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Members: Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos, S.T.L, Rev. Fr. Avelino O. Sualibio, Jr., VF, Rev. Fr. Constantino T. Soriao, Rev. Fr. Joseph Clarian G. Clarianes, Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros, Rev. Fr. Raymund A. Fajardo, Rev. Fr. Felix B. Mira

Steering Committee of the Diocesan Shrine of the Holy Cross
Executive Secretary: Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz, VF
Members: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL, Ms. Concepcion Co, Arch. Abraham Peña, Engr. Amador Tejada, Arch. Romulo Taroza, Mary Ang Ban Giok, Engr. Nestor Rojas, Engr. Jimmy Ramirez

New Evangelization Pastorale
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Joseph A. de la Providencia, STL
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Stephen V. Polo-Bato, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand S. Eusebio-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Rodrigo P. San Jose, OFM-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Avelino O. Sualibio, Jr.-Viga, Rev. Fr. Roberto Sanchez-Virac
Team Members: Msgr. Noe T. de los Santos, Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos, STL, Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros, Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena, Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena, Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero, Rev. Fr. Salvador T. Rojas Jr., Rev. Fr. Constantino T. Soriao, Rev. Fr. Eduardo Z. Zafe, Rev. Fr. Eliakim L. Suela, Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes, Rev. Fr. Melchor F. Samonte, Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, Rev. Fr. Eduardo Z. Zafe, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles, Rev. Fr. John E. del Valle
Rev. Rommel A. Sabeniano, Ms. Annelie T. Sarmiento, Mr. & Mrs. Ruben Tria, Mr. Perfecto Sambajon, Mr. Antonio Tusi, Engr. Florencio Garcia, Mr. Gregorio Sarmiento, Ms. Preciosa Solano
Sr. Loreta Abion, MSRC

Council of the Laity
Chairman: Engr. Florencio Garcia
Vice-Chairman: Ms. Nelia Tria
Vicarial Priest-Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena-Bato, Rev. Fr. Anthony U. Ogena-Bato, Rev. Fr. Joey R. Tendenilla-Pandan, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles-San Andres, Rev. Fr. Salvador T. Rojas, Jr.-Viga, Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes-Virac
Legal Counsel: Atty. Jocelyn D. Abines
Secretary: Dr. Asuncion San Juan
Members:
Vicariate of Pandan: Mr. Teofilo Isorena, Ms. Ma. Victoria Amor
Vicariate of San Andres: Mr. Gabriel Molin
Vicariate of Viga: Mr. Perfecto Villamartin, Jr., Mr. Clemente Olarte
Vicariate of Bato: Mr. Juan Toledana, Ms. Bernadette Bernal
Vicariate of Virac: Mr. Salvador Tejerero, Ms. Rowena Arcilla
Moderator: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL

ORGANIZATIONS AND MOVEMENTS (DIRECTORS)
Adoracion Nocturna: Rev. Msgr. Francisco Molina, HP
Charismatic Renewal Movements:
Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena
CWL/Mother Butler’s Guild: Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso, Jr.
Holy Name Society: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Knights of Columbus: Rev. Fr. Lau-demer Jose A. Gapaz, VF
Legion of Mary & Other Marian Associations: Rev. Fr. Joey D. Aguilar
Neo-catechumenate Movement: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration:
Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz, VF

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY
Vicariate of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso, Jr.
Virac Cathedral, (F-1755),
Pop.: 48,745, Cath.: 47,282
Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
Feast Day: December 8
Parish Priest: Most. Rev. Manolo A. de los Santos, D.D.
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes, Rev. Fr. Raymond Francis A. Aldave, Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero, Rev. Fr. Eduardo Z. Zafe, Rev. Fr. Joseph A. de la Providencia
Assisting Deacon: Rev. Jason C. Macuja
Tel.: (052) 811-1215, (052) 811-3112
Cabugao, Bato (F-191),
Population: 5,372, Catholics: 5,210
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua
Feast Day: June 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena
Magnesia, Virac (F-1956),
Population: 4,898 Catholics: 4,751
Titular: St. Isidore The Farmer
Feast Day: May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Felix B. Mira

Vicariate of St. John the Baptist
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega, VF, JCL
Bato (F-1830)
Population: 13,366
Catholics: 12,965
Titular: St. John The Baptist
Feast Day: June 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega, JCL
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Raymund A. Fajardo
Holy Cross Shrine, Batalay, Bato
(F-1576),
Rector: Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lisazo, Jr.
Baras (F-1897), Population: 8,659,
Catholics: 8,399
Titular: St. Lawrence the Martyr
Feast Day: August 10
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Allan T. Pereyra
Agban Miss ion Church,
Population: 3,128
Catholics: 3,034
Titular: San Vicente Ferrer
Feast Day: April 5
Priest In-charge: Rev. Fr. Anthony U. Ogena
Gigmoto (F-1951),
Population: 7,569
Catholics: 7,341
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer Feast Day: May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Christian T. Soriao
San Miguel (F-1953), Population: 6,356
Catholics: 6,165
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel
Feast Day: May 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Renato R. dela Rosa
Mabato Miss ion Church, San Miguel
Population: 6,610
Catholics: 6,411
Titular: St. Dominic de Guzman
Feast Day: August 8
Priest In-charge: Rev. Fr. Stephen V. Polo

Vicariate of St. Andrew the Apostle
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz, VF
San Andres (F-1798),
Population: 13,550
Catholics: 13,143
Titular: St. Andrew the Apostle
Feast Day: November 30
Priest In-charge: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles, Rev. Fr. John E. del Valle
Palta, Virac (F-1955),
Population: 2,248
Catholics: 2,180
Titular: Our Lady of SalvationFeast Day: May 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz, VF
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Garry Q. Uchi
Manamb rag, San Andres (F-1953),
Population: 7,827
Catholics: 7,592
Titular: St. Isidore, the Farmer
Feast Day: May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Rommel M. Arcilla
Hitoma Mission Church, Caramoran
Population: 4,497
Catholics: 4,362
Titular: Our Lady of Salvation
Feast Day: May 18
Priest in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Joseph B. Saratan
Cabcab Mission Church, San Andres
(F-May 31, 2009),
Population: 10,156
Catholics: 9,851
Titular: St. Pius X
Feast Day: August 21
Priest In-charge: Rev. Fr. Rodrigo P. San Jose, OFM, Rev. Fr. Eliakim Suela, OFM

Vicariate of St. Ignatius of Loyola
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos, VF, STL
Pandan (F-1650), Population: 13,501
Catholics: 13,095
Titular: St. Ignatius of Loyola
Feast Day: July 31
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos, VF, STL
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Joel T. Teves
Tabugoc (F-2002),
Population: 5,504
Catholic: 5,338
Titular: San Francisco Caracciolo
Feast Day: June 4
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Roy T. Borrega
Caramoran (F-1600),
Population: 15,516
Catholics: 15,050
Titular: St. John, the Baptist
Feast Day: June 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros
Datag Mission Church (F-2005),
Caramoran
Population: 5,673
Catholics: 5,502
Titular: Holy Trinity
Feast Day: June 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joey R. Tendenilla
Tubli Mission Church (F-May 1, 2009),
Caramoran
Population: 5,702
Catholics: 5,530
Titular: San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila
Feast Day: September 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ferdinand S. Eusebio

Vicariate of Our Lady of the Assumption
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio Jr., VF
Viga (F-1661), Population: 7,245
Catholics: 7,027
Titular: Our Lady of the Assumption
Feast Day: August 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio, Jr., VF.
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Jesus M. Lopez
Bagamanoc (F-1929),
Population: 6,210
Catholics: 6,023
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua
Feast Day: June 13
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Juan C. Tejerero, Jr.
Bugao Miss ion Church (F-November 21, 2005), Bagamanoc
Population: 3,973
Catholics: 3,853
Titular: St. Isidore, the Farmer
Feast Day: May 15
Priest In-charge: Rev. Fr. Salvador T. Rojas
Panganiban (F-1683),
Population: 6,577
Catholics: 6,379
Titular: St. James the Greater
Feast Day: July 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Edison B. Bernardo
Alinawan Mission Church (F-April 4, 2005, Panganiban)
Population: 2,713
Catholics: 2631
Titular: Our Lady of Salvation
Feast Day: May 10
Priest In-charge: Rev. Fr. Sandy T. Añonuevo
Oco (F-1811), Viga
Population: 6,109
Catholics: 5,925
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker
Feast Day: May 1
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Melchor F. Samonte
Tambongon (F-1952), Viga Population: 5,912
Catholics: 5,734
Titular: Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Feast Day: July 16
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. George U. de Leon Jr.

CLERGY WITHOUT PARISH ASSIGNMENT
Diocesan Pastoral Center
Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, JCL,
Vicar General / Moderator Curiae
Chancellor-Secretary
Rev. Fr. Roberto E. Sanchez, Assistant to the Chancellor
Full time Commission Directors
Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose A. Gapaz, VF-Commission on Social Action
Bishop Manolo A. de los Santos, DD, Commission on Youth Apostolate & Campus

Ministry
Rev. Fr. Joseph A. dela Providencia, STL-New Evagelization Pastorale Director

In Other Dioceses in the Philippines
Legazpi: Rev. Msgr. Noe T. de los Santos, HP, Rev. Orlando R. Mendoza Jr.
Manila: Rev. Fr. Rodolfo J. Cruz III, Rev. Fr. Jesus T. Guinguing, Rev. Fr. Eduardo T. Manibale, Rev. Fr. Joel Lofamia, Rev. Arnel M. Barba, Rev. Fr. Francis M. Sarmiento, Rev. Fr. Renato R. dela Rosa, Rev. Fr. Sid Jose T. Sanchez
Military: Fr. Rodolfo Sanchez, Rev. Fr. Eli A. Bocacao III

Abroad
Canada: Rev. Fr. Leonardo B. Tamayo Jr., Rev. Fr. Vicente A. Borre III, Rev. Fr. Felipe S. Faustino, Rev. Fr. Fernando T. Genogaling, Rev. Fr. Joseph O. Infante, Rev. Fr. Benedicto M. Marino Rev. Fr. Jose R. Peña, Rev. Fr. Joel S. Rama, Rev. Fr. Raul A. Rañola, Rev. Fr. Jose C. Tejada, Rev. Fr. Juanito A. Vargas, Rev. Fr. Silvano A. Vargas, Rev. Fr. Benedicto A. Tugano IV
USA: Rev. Fr. Francis Enrico S. Conde, Rev. Fr. Rolando S. dela RosaRev. Fr. Denis S. Surban, Rev. Fr. Rene O. Tapel, Rev. Msgr. Juan Z. Vargas, HP
London: Rev. Fr. Roy T. Tablizo

SEMINARIES
Immaculate Conception Seminary
(High School /Pre-College)
Fiat Village, Cavinitan Virac, 4800 Catanduanes
Rector: Most Rev. Manolo A. de los Santos, DD.
Executive Vice-Rector/ Procurator: Rev. Fr. Joseph Clarian G. Clarianes
Prefect of Discipline (Pre-College): Rev. Fr. Erwin P. Obias
Prefect of Discipline (Minor):
Rev. Fr. Joseph Clarian G. Clarianes
Asst. to the Prefect of Discipline (Minor): Rev. Fr. Roberto E. Sanchez
Rector Emeritus, Part-Time Instructor: Rev. Msgr. Francisco S. Molina, HP
Seminary Spiritual Director (Minor & Pre-College): Rev. Fr. Jowi B. Resayaga
Assistant Procurator: Sr. Erlina Navales, DM
Part-Time Instructor: Mr. Rene Abundo, Mrs. Veronica Gianan
St. John the Baptist Religious Seminary,
Calatagan, Tibang, Virac, Catanduanes
Rector: Rev. Fr. Simplicio S. Lumacad, CSJBP
Rev. Fr. Honesto Eboña

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
Alfonso Maria Fusco Nursery Shool,
Fiat Compound, Cavinitan Virac, Catanduanes
Immaculate Conception School
Fiat Compound, Cavinitan, Virac, Catanduanes
Assumpta Child Formation Center
Viga, Catanduanes
Our Lady of Salvation Formation Center, Palta, Virac, Catanduanes
St. John the Baptist Child Formation
Center, Bato, Catanduanes
St. Anthony of Padua Child Formation Center, Bagamanoc, Catanduanes
St. Isidore the Farmer Child Formation Center, Gigmoto, Catanduanes
Immaculate Conception Seminary Academy of the Diocese of Virac, Virac, Catanduanes

MISCELLANEOUS LISTING
Formation Centers, Fiat Homes, Cavinitan, Virac, Catanduanes
Risen Christ Chapel Formation Center
CSC, Compound, Virac, Catanduanes
Tingog Center, Bato, Catanduanes
Our Lady of the Assumption Formation Center, Viga, Catanduanes
St. Lawrence Evangelization Center,
Baras, Catanduanes
St. Isidore the Farmer Formation Center, Gigmoto, Catanduanes

Retreat Houses
St. John the Baptist House of Spirituality, Congregation of St. John the Baptist, the Precursor Calatagan Tibang, Virac, Catanduanes
Superior: Rev. Fr. Simplicio S. Lumacad, CSJBP
Galilee Retreat House,
Congregation of Sisters of St. John the Baptist (CSSJB), Palawig, San Andres, Catanduanes
Superior: Sr. Maria Teresa Osorio, CSJB

Rehabilitation Center
Alfonso Maria Home for Children
(For Malnourished Children), St. John the Baptist Sister, Fiat Compound, Virac, Catanduanes
Superior: Sr. Salvacion Narvaja, CSJB

Diocesan Clinic
Servants of Jesus of Charity,
Bigaa, Virac, Catanduanes
Superior: Sr. Jinky P. Jasmin, SdeJ

Publications
Inmaculada
Pastoral Notes
Virac Cathedral Parish
Liwanag
Baras Parish
Tingog
Bato Parish
Hikot
San Andres Parish
Kabatangan
Gigmoto Parish
Ignatian
Pandan Parish

RELIGIOUS CONGREGATIONS/COMMUNITIES
MEN
Congregation of St. John the Baptist, The Precursor (CSJBP)
Order of Friars Minor (OFM)

WOMEN
Congregation of the Sisters of St. John the Baptist (CSSJB)
Missionary Catechists of St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (MCST)
Daughters of Mary, Mother of the Church (DM)
Servants of Jesus of Charity (SdeJ)
Contemplative of the Good Shepherd (CGS)
Immaculate Conception Hermitage (ICH)

† NECROLOGY †
2006: Rev. Fr. Pascual M. Macuja

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