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DIOCESE

Diocesis Viracensis                                                                                                Virac

Suffragan of Caceres

Creation Date: May 27, 1974. Canonical Erection: August 27,
1974. Civil Province: 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, AB, STL, JCL
Born: August 5, 1947. Place of Birth: Basud, Camarines Norte. Ordination
to Priesthood: May 7, 1974. Episcopal Ordination: September 12, 1994.
Episcopal Installation: October 10, 1994.

Very Reverend

ALLAN MARTIN V. BASILIO, JCL
Vicar General/Moderator Curiae
Chancellor-Secretary
Address:
Bishop’s Residence
Fiat Village, Cavinitan
Virac, 4800 Catanduanes
Tel.: (052) 811-3119

PRESENT STATUS
Population……………… 265,885
(projected as of 2016)
Catholics…………… 252,590 (95%)
Area ………………1,511.50 sq.m.
Personnel:
Bishop… …………………… 1
Diocesan Priests… …………77
Religious Priests (Filipino)…… 6
Deacons……………………… 6
Sisters: (Filipino)… …………34
(Foreigner)… ……… 3
Aspirants… ………………… 5
Seminary:
Minor………………………… 1
Enrollment… ……………25
Pre-College… ……………… 1
Enrollment… …………… 1
Seminarians of Diocese Studying
in Other Dioceses:
in Philosophy… ……………25
in Theology… ………………13
on Regency… ……………… 4
Diocesan Divisions:
Vicariates… ………………… 6
Parishes………………………27
with resident pastors… …27
entrusted to diocesan
clergy… ………………26
Mission Churches…………… 8
with resident pastors… … 8
entrusted to diocesan
clergy… ……………… 7
entrusted to religious
clergy… ……………… 1
Chapels (Visitas)… ……… 351
Educational Centers:
Pre-Schools:
Parochial………………… 7
Enrollment… ……… 234
Primary Schools:
Religious………………… 1
Enrollment… ……… 210
High School:
Diocesan………………… 1
Enrollment… ……… 335
Sacraments & Sacramentals:
(as of December 31, 2016)
Baptisms of Infants… … 5,167
Confirmation…………… 2,323
First Communion……… 5,196
Marriages:
Catholics……………… 891
Mixed… …………………12
Basic Faith Communities… ……81
Institutions:
Children’s Home
(for Malnourished children)… … 1
Retreat Houses……………… 4

DIOCESAN CURIA

Chancery
Diocesan Pastoral Center
Diocese of Virac Virac, 4800 Catanduanes
Tel.: (052) 811-4195
Fax: (052) 811-1456
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Vicar General / Moderator Curiae & Chancellor-Secretary: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, JCL
Acting Vicar for the Clergy: Rev. Fr. Paul Isorena
Acting Oeconomus / Treasurer: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, JCL
Assistant to the Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Eric John T. Rojas
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 (VicarGeneral / Moderator Curiae (Ex-Officio) & Chancellor-Secretary)
Members: Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos, VF; Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega, VF; Rev. Fr. Avelino O. Sualibio Jr., VF;
Rev. Fr. Hector del Rosario, VF; Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena, VF; Rev. Fr. Salvador T. Rojas Jr.;Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso Jr.; Rev. Fr. Nestor Buena;
Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero (Appointed);Rev. Fr. Eric John T. Rojas (Appointed)
Presbyteral Council
Chairperson: Rev. Fr. Nestor Buena
Members: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL;
Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega; Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena;
Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos;
Rev. Fr. Hector del Rosario;
Rev. Fr. Avelino O. Sualibio Jr.;
Rev. Fr. Edison B. Bernardo;
Rev. Msgr. Leandro S. Atutubo Jr.;
Rev. Fr. Constantino T. Soriao;
Rev. Fr. Hector A. del Rosario;
Rev. Fr. Allan T. Pereyra;
Rev. Fr. Stephen V. Polo;
Rev. Fr. Salvador T. Rojas Jr.;
Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Eusebio;
Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes
Diocesan Finance Committee
Chairman: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Members: Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso Jr.; Ms. Concepcion A. Co

PASTORAL SECTION

Commission On Christian Education
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Joseph Clarianes - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Danilo Belaro - Bato;
Rev. Fr. John Gerard Aldave - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Jason Macuja - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Efraim Tariman - Viga
Members: Sr. Salvacion Desacula, MCST;
Sr. Honorata Castillo, MCST
Commission On Social Action, Justice & Peace
Executive Secretary: Rev. Fr. Renato R. dela Rosa
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Hector del Rosario - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Juan C. Tejerero Jr. - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Paul Isorena - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Salvador T. Rojas Jr. - Baras
Commission On Prison Pastoral Care Chairman: Mr. Arbues Tolentino
Secretary: Ms. Aida Sarmiento
Treasurer: Ms. Inviolata Apodaca
Members: Dr. Alvin R. Ravalo;
Dr. Godofredo Quintal;
Dr. Imelda Gianan;
Dr. Mila Balmadrid;
Mr. Alexis Clemente;
Dra. Milagros Tuboro;
Anawin Covenant Community
Commission On Worship Chairman: Rev. Fr. John Gerard Aldave
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Raymund Teodones - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Roy Borrega - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Mark Anthony Tasarra - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Franco Ian Balmadrid - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Jesus Lopez - Baras
Commission On Family Life Chairman: Rev. Fr. Salvador Rojas Jr.
Exec. Secretary: Sr. Grace Tayo, CSJB
Members: Rev. Fr. Constantino Soriao - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Christian Soriao - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Raymund Francis Aldave - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Rolly Rabacca - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio Jr. - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Hector del Rosario - Bato
Lay Members: Mr. & Mrs. Ruben & Nelia Tria - Virac;
Mr. Teofilo Isorena - Pandan;
Mr. & Mrs. Roberto & Rosario Reyes - Viga;
Mr. & Mrs. Ely & Maria Templonuevo - Bato
Commission On Youth Apostolate & Campus Ministry Chairman: Rev. Fr. Shondell Rodulfo
Members: Rev. Fr. Shondell Rodulfo - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Neptaly Tañon - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Philip Henry Morales - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Rolly Rabacca - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Garry Uchi - Pandan Program / Lay Coordinators:
Sr. Evangeline A. Bradecina, MCST
Commission On Priestly And Religious Vocations Chairman: Rev. Fr. Joseph Rey Villamartin
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Eric John T. Rojas
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Jesus Guinguing - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Edison Bernardo - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Joseph Clarianes - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Simplicio Lumakad Jr., CSJBP - Religious Vocations;
Rev. Fr. Joseph A. De la Providencia - Formation;
Rev. Fr. Reynaldo Pabellian - Seminary Formator
Commission On Mass Media Apostolate Chairman: Rev. Fr. Stephen V. Polo
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Anthony Ogena - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Joseph dela Providencia - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Stephen Polo - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Roberto Sanchez - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Philip Henry Morales - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Salvador Rojas Jr. - Baras
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 - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Renato dela Rosa - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Garry Uchi - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Joey Aguilar - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Eduardo Zafe - 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. Salvador Rojas - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Rolvin Romero - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Jason Macuja - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. John del Valle - Viga; Rev.
Fr. Raymun Fajardo - Bato
Commission On Clergy On-Going Formation & Presbyterium Building Chairman: Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega, VF, JCL
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega, VF, JCL - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Hector del Rosario, VF - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Avelino O. Sualibio Jr., VF - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena, VF - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Raul S. de los Santos, VF - Viga
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 - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Joey Tendenilla - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Anthony Ogena - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Christian Soriao - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Gabriel Alejandro - Virac
Committee On Migration And Tourism (under SAC) Chairman: Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Felbert Reyes
Members: Rev. Fr. John Gerard Aldave - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Juan R. Tejerero Jr. - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Franco Ian Balmadrid - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Danilo Belaro - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Felix Mira - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Karl Anthony Padilla - Viga
Commission On Heritage And Culture Chairman: Rev. Fr. Roberto Sanchez
Members: Rev. Fr. John Gerard Aldave - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Philip Henry Morales - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Karl Anthony Padilla - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Jason Macuja - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Danilo Belaro - Bato; Rev.
Fr. Roberto Sanchez - Virac
Committee On Health Care Chairman: Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso Jr.
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Jason Macuja - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Felix B. Mira - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Edison Bernardo - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Allan Martin Basilio - Bato
Commission On Parish Construction And Improvements Chairman: Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Avelino O. Sualibio Jr. - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Raul delos Santos - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Hector del Rosario - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Salvador Rojas Jr. - Baras
Lay Members: Arch. Abraham Peña;
Engr. Florencio Garcia;
Ms. Concepcion Co
Commission On Mission Chairman: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena
Vice-Chairman: Sr. Loreta Abion, MSRC
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Edison B. Bernardo - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Reynaldo Pabellian Jr. - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Emerson Bumagat - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Jason Macuja - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Sid Jose Sanchez - Bato
Committee On Liturgical Music Chairman: Rev. Fr. Neptaly Tañon Jr.
Vice-Chairman: Rev. Fr. Felbert V. Reyes
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Joel T. Teves - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Jason Macuja - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Mark Anthony Tasarra - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Franco Ian Balmadrid - Virac;
Lay Members: Ms. Cresencia G. Arcilla;
Ms. Grace S. Gabao;
Dr. Alvin Ravalo;
Mr. Joey Vargas;
Mr. Efren T. Sorra;
Mr. Jimmy Valeza;
Mr. Raymund Molod
Commission On Lay Formation & Ministry
Chairman: Mr. Efren T. Sorra
Vice-Chairman: Mr. Alfredo Ramirez
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Eduardo Zafe - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Joseph dela Providencia - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena - Virac;
Rev. Fr. Nestor Buena - Baras
Diocesan Pastoral Council Chairman: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Executive Secretary: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena
Members: Rev. Fr. Hector del Rosario, VF;
Rev. Fr. Edison B. Bernardo;
Rev. Fr. Henry C. Vega, VF, JCL;
Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos, VF, STL;
Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena;
Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros;
Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio Jr., VF;
Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena, VF;
Rev. Fr. Juan R. Lizaso Jr.;
Rev. Fr. Constantino T. Soriao;
Rev. Fr. Anthony U. Ogena;
Rev. Fr. Joey R. Tendenilla;
Engr. Florencio Garcia;
Mr. Efren Sorra
Commission For Orders And Ministries Chairman: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL
Members: Rev. Fr. Raul S. delos Santos, STL;
Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio Jr., VF;
Rev. Fr. Joseph Clarian G. Clarianes;
Rev. Fr. Joseph Rey Villamartin;
Rev. Fr. Raymund A. Fajardo;
Rev. Fr. Felix B. Mira
New Evangelization Pastorale Chairman: Rev. Fr. Randulfo A. de Quiros
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Salvador Rojas Jr. - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio Jr. - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Joseph dela Providencia - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Constantino Soriao - Virac
Team Members: 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. Felbert V. Reyes;
Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio;
Rev. Fr. Eduardo Z. Zafe;
Rev. Fr. Ferdinand A. Robles;
Rev. Fr. John del Valle;
Ms. Annelie T. Sarmiento;
Mr. & Mrs. Ruben Tria;
Mr. Perfecto Sambajon;
Mr. Antonio Tusi;
Engr. Florencio Garcia
Council Of The Laity Chairman: Mr. Efren T. Sorra
Vice-Chairman: Mr. Alfredo Ramirez
Vicarial Priest - Coordinators: Rev. Fr. Nestor R. Buena - Baras;
Rev. Fr. Anthony U. Ogena - San Andres;
Rev. Fr. Stephen Polo - Pandan;
Rev. Fr. Joseph de la Providencia - Viga;
Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio - Bato;
Rev. Fr. Joseph Clarianes - Virac
Legal Counsel: Atty. Joy Abines
Members:
Vicariate of Pandan: Mr. Teofilo Isorena;
Vicariate of San Andres: Mrs. Corazon Suaiso;
Vicariate of Viga: Mr. Perfecto Villamartin Jr.;
Vicariate of Bato: Mr. Errol Soriao;
Vicariate of Virac: Mr. Jessielito Bautista;
Vicariate of Baras: ____________
Moderator: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, VG, JCL

ORGANIZATIONS and MOVEMENTS

(Directors)

Adoracion Nocturna: Rev. Msgr. Reynaldo Pabellian Jr.
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. Joseph Clarianes
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. Raymund Fajardo

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY

Vicariate Of Our Lady Of The Immaculate Conception
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena
Virac Cathedral
Foundation: 1755
Pop.: 76,245; Cath.: 71,045
Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
Feast Day: December 8
Parish Priest: Most. Rev. Manolo A. de los Santos, DD
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Joseph Clarianes;
Rev. Fr. Franco Ian Balmadrid;
Rev. Fr. Gabriel Alejandro Jr.
In Residence: Rev. Fr. Randulfo de Quiros;
Rev. Fr. Shondell Rodulfo
Assisting Deacons: Rev. Jambo Valatero;
Rev. Kenneth Sarmiento
Tel.: (052) 811-1215; 811-3112
Cabugao, Bato
Foundation: 1911
Pop.: 5,705; Cath.: 4,860
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua
Feast Day: June 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Paul I. Isorena
Magnesia, Virac
Foundation: 1956
Pop.: 4,972; Cath.: 4,634
Titular: St.Isidorethe Farmer
Feast Day: May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joey Aguilar
Antipolo, Virac
Foundation: 2015
Pop.: 4,553; Cath.: 3,874
Titular: Mary, Mother of the Church
Feast Day: November 21
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Constantino Soriao
Buyo, Virac
Foundation: 2016
Pop.:_____ ; Cath.: _____
Titular: Sta. Maria Josefa de Jesus Parish
Feast Day: May 7
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joey R. Tendenilla
Vicariate Of St. John The Baptist
Vicar Forane: None Yet Bato
Foundation: 1830
Pop.: 20,547; Cath.: 119,641
Titular: St. JohnThe Baptist
Feast Day: June 24
Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Allan Martin V. Basilio, JCL
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Raymund Teodones; Rev. Fr. Danilo Belaro
Deacon Assigned: Rev. Laurente Dio
Our Lady Of Sorrows Mission Church/ Holy Cross Shrine, Batalay, Bato
Foundation: 2015 (Mission Church) / 1576 (Shrine)
Priest in-Charge/Rector: Rev. Fr. Aldrin Alvarado, OSA
San Miguel
Foundation: 1953
Pop.: 8,156; Cath.: 7,345
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel
Feast Day: May 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Felix Mira
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Philip Henry Morales
Bagumbayan Mission Church, Bato
Foundation: Nov. 27, 2016
Priest in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Sid Jose Sanchez
Mabato Parish, San Miguel
Pop.: 6,610; Cath.: 6,411
Titular: Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin
Feast Day: July 12
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Eduardo Zafe
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Joel Teves
Obo Mission Church, San Miguel
Foundation: 2014
Titular: St. Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer
Feast Day: June 26
Priest in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Raymund Fajardo
Deacon Assigned: Rev. Jambo Valatero
Pagsangahan Mission Church, San Miguel
Foundation: March 22, 2018
Titular: St. Therese of the Child Jesus
Feast Day: October 1
Priest in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Joel Teves
Vicariate Of St. Lawrence
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Salvador T. Rojas Jr. Baras
Foundation: 1897
Pop.: 8,659; Cath.: 8,399
Titular: St. Lawrence the Martyr
Feast Day: August 10
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Nestor Buena
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Philip Henry Morales
Agban Parish, Baras
Pop.: 3,128; Cath.: 3,034
Titular: St. John Paul II
Feast Day: October 22
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Raymond Francis Aldave
Gigmoto
Foundation: 1951
Pop.: 7,569; Cath.: 7,341
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer
Feast Day: May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Salvador T. Rojas Jr.
Deacon Assigned: Rev. Mark Arcilla
Sicmil, Mission Church, Gigmoto
Foundation: 2013
Titular: St. Pedro Calungsod
Feastday: April 2
Priest in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Jesus Lopez
Vicariate Of St. Andrew The Apostle
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Hector del Rosario, VF
San Andres
Foundation: 1798
Pop.: 15,670; Cath.: 14,676
Titular: St. Andrew the Apostle
Feast Day: November 30
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Hector del Rosario
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. John Gerard Aldave
Palta, Virac
Foundation: 1955
Pop.: 2,248; Cath.: 2,180
Titular: Our Lady of Salvation
Feast Day: May 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Renato dela Rosa
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Rolly Rabaca
Manambrag, San Andres
Foundation: 1953
Pop.: 7,827; Cath.: 7,592
Titular: St. Isidore, the Farmer
Feast Day: May 15
Administrator: Rev. Fr. Anthony Ogena
Bagong Sirang, San Andres
Foundation: August 21, 2017
Pop.: 10,156; Cath.: 9,851
Titular: St. Pius X
Feast Day: August 21
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Emerson Bumagat, OFM
Mayngaway Mission Church, San Andres
Foundation: 2015
Titular: St. Pius of Pietrelcina
Feast Day: September 23
Priest in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Rolvin C. Romero
Lictin Mission Church, San Andres
Foundation: October 15, 2017
Titular: St. Alfonso Ma. Fusco
Feast Day: February 6
Priest in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Laudemer Jose Gapaz
Vicariate Of St. Ignatius Of Loyola
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio Jr., VF
Pandan
Foundation: 1650
Pop.: 13,501; Cath.: 13,095
Titular: St. Ignatius of Loyola
Feast Day: July 31
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Avelino Sualibio Jr., VF
Paroch. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Roy Borrega
Tabugoc
Foundation: 2002
Pop.: 5,504; Cath.: 5,338
Titular: San Francisco Caracciolo
Feast Day: June 4
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jesus Guinguing
Caramoran
Foundation: 1600
Pop.: 15,516; Cath.: 15,250
Titular: St. John, the Baptist
Feast Day: June 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Juan Tejerero Jr.
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Garry Uchi
Datag Parish, Caramoran
Foundation: 2005
Pop.: 5,673; Cath.: 5,502
Titular: Holy Trinity
Feast Day: June 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Allan Pereyra
Tubli, Caramoran
Foundation: April 27, 2016
Pop.: 5,702; Cath.: 5,530
Titular: San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila
Feast Day: September 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jason Macuja
Hitoma, Caramoran
Foundation: June 19, 2010
Pop.: 4,497; Cath.: 4,362
Titular: St. John Marie-Vianney
Feast Day: August 4
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Stephen Polo
Vicariate Of Our Lady Of The Assumption
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Raul de los Santos, VF
Viga
Foundation: 1661
Pop.: 7,245; Cath.: 7,027
Titular: Our Lady of the Assumption
Feast Day: August 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Raul de los Santos, VF
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Karl Anthony Padilla
Bagamanoc
Foundation: 1929
Pop.: 6,210; Cath.: 6,023
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua
Feast Day: June 13
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Edison Bernardo
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Mark Anthony Tasarra
Bugao Parish, Bagamanoc
Foundation: October 11, 2015
Pop.: 3,973; Cath.: 3,853
Titular: St. John XXIII
Feast Day: October 11
Priest in-Charge: Rev. Fr. John del Valle
Panganiban
Foundation: 1683
Pop.: 6,577; Cath.: 6,379
Titular: St. James the Greater
Feast Day: July 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joseph dela Providencia
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Neptaly Tañon Jr.
Alinawan Mission Church, Panganiban
Foundation: April 4, 2005
Pop.: 2,713; Cath.: 2631
Titular: Our Lady of Salvation
Feast Day: May 10
Priest in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Efraim Tariman
Oco, Viga
Foundation: 1811
Pop.: 6,109; Cath.: 5,925
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker
Feast Day: May 1
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Arnel Barba
Tambongon, Viga
Foundation: 1952
Pop.: 5,912; Cath.: 5,734
Titular: Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Feast Day: July 16
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Christian Soriao
Clergy Without Parish Assignment
Diocesan Pastoral Center:
Rev. Fr. Eric John T. Rojas, Assistant to the Chancellor
Full time Commission Directors:
Rev. Fr. Renato dela Rosa - Commission on Social Action (Caritas - Virac);
Rev. Fr. Randulfo de Quiros - Commission on Catechesis and Christian Education and New Evangelization Pastorale;
Rev. Fr. Shondell Rodulfo - Commission on Youth Apostolate;
Rev. Fr. Roberto Sanchez - Commission on Heritage and Culture In Other Dioceses in the Philippines:
Rev. Msgr. Noe T. de los Santos, HP (Legazpi);
Rev. Orlando R. Mendoza Jr. (Manila - On Study - Leave);
Rev. Fr. Eduardo T. Manibale (Manila);
Rev. Fr. Joel Lofamia (Manila);
Rev. Fr. Francis M. Sarmiento (Manila);
Rev. Fr. Rodolfo Sanchez (Military);
Rev. Fr. Eli A. Bocacao III (Military);
Rev. Fr. Rommel Arcilla (Lipa - On Leave);
Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Robles (Manila - On Study Leave)
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. Benedicto M. Marino;
Rev. Fr. Jose R. Peña;
Rev. Fr. Raul A. Rañola;
Rev. Fr. Juanito A. Vargas;
Rev. Fr. Silvano A. Vargas;
Rev. Fr. Benedicto A. Tugano IV;
Rev. Fr. Melchor Samonte;
Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Eusebio
USA: Rev. Fr. Joseph O. Infante;
Rev. Fr. Jose C. Tejada;
Rev. Fr. Francis Enrico S. Conde;
Rev. Fr. Rolando S. dela Rosa;
Rev. Fr. Denis S. Surban;
Rev. Fr. Rene O. Tapel;
Rev. Msgr. Juan Z. Vargas, HP
London: Rev. Fr. Roy T. Tablizo
On Study Leave: Rev. Fr. Felbert Reyes

SEMINARIES

Immaculate Conception Seminary (High School / Pre-College), Fiat Village, Cavinitan, Virac, Catanduanes 4800
Rector: Rev. Fr. Joseph Rey Villamartin
Vice-Rector/Dean of Studies/ Sports Moderator: Rev. Fr. Eric John Rojas
Procurator / Prefect of Discipline: Rev. Fr. Reynaldo Pabellian Jr.
Assistant Procurator: Sr. Ma. Janet Estrella, DM
Part-Time Instructor: Rev. Msgr. Leandro Atutubo Jr.;
Mr. Rene Abundo;
Mrs. Vicky Gianan;
Sem. Nestor Pastor
St. John The Baptist Religious Seminary, Calatagan, Tibang, Virac, Catanduanes
Rev. Fr. Simplicio S. Lumacad, CSJBP,
Rector; Rev. Fr. Honesto Eboña

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS

Alfonso Maria Fusco Nursery School, 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 Childformation Center, Gigmoto, Catanduanes
Immaculate Conception Seminary Academy Of The Diocese Of Virac, Virac, Cataduanes

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. Virgie Ravida, CSJB
Rehabilitation Center
Alfonso Maria Home For Children (For Malnourished Children), St. John the Baptist Sisters, Fiat Compound, Virac, Catanduanes
Superior: Sr. Grace Tayo, CSJB
Diocesan Clinic
Servants Of Jesus Of Charity, Bigaa, Virac, Catanduanes
Superior: Sr. Maritza Bueno, SdeJ Publications
Inmaculada, Pastoral Notes, Virac
Cathedral
Parish
Liwanag, Baras Parish
Tingog, Bato Parish
Hikot, San Andres Parish
Kabatangan, Gigmoto Parish
Harubay, Caramoran Parish
Fuego, Cabugao Parish
Misyon, Mabato Mission Church

RELIGIOUS CONGREGATIONS / COMMUNITIES

MEN
Congregation Of St. John The Baptist, The Precursor (CSJBP)
Order Of Friars Minor (OFM)
Order Of St. Augustine (OSA)

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)
Missionary Sister of the Risen Christ (MSRC)
† NECROLOGY †
2012: Rev. Msgr. Francisco Molina;
Rev. Fr. Joel Rama
2017: Rev. Msgr. Virgilio Bea