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DIOCESE

Dioecesis Balangensis                                                                                                  Balanga

Suffragan of San Fernando, Pampanga
Created: March 17, 1975. Canonically Erected: November 7,
1975. Comprises the whole civil province of Bataan. Titular:
St. Joseph, Husband of Mary, April 28.


Bishop
Most Reverend
RUPERTO CRUZ SANTOS, DD
Born: October 30, 1957. Ordained priest: September 10, 1983. Appointed
bishop: April 1, 2010. Ordained Bishop: June 24, 2010. Installed fourth
Bishop: July 8, 2010
Bahay Obispo
No. 41 Paterno St. Poblacion
Balanga 2100 Bataan
Tel.: (047) 237-9955


Past Bishops
Most Rev. Socrates B. Villegas, DD
Appointed: May 3, 2004; Installed: July 3, 2004
Most Rev. Honesto F. Ontioco, DD
Appointed: April 8, 1998
Most Rev. Celso N. Guevarra, DD
Appointed: June 4, 1975 

PRESENT STATUS

Area (sq. km.)........................ 1,373 km2
Total Population...................... 760,650
Catholics.................................... 608,520
Bishop .....................................................1
Priests .................................................. 69
Diocesan............................................... 44
Active in the Diocese:.............. (35)
Active Priest............................... 33
Retired (Still active)....................2
Active in other Dioceses
in the Phils....................................2
On Study Leave................................1
On Sabbatical Leave
(Assist Program)..........................1
Working abroad on Loan..............5
Retired (Still active).........................2
Guest Priests:
Religious Priests....................... 25
Filipinos................................. 23
Foreigner..................................2
Deacon................................................1
Religious Brothers...........................6
Filipinos..........................................6
Religious Sisters............................ 89
Filipinas....................................... 40
Foreigners.................................. 49
Seminarians (Diocesan Only)........ 18
Theology.............................................6
Philosophy...................................... 10
Pre-College........................................2
Seminaries (Dioc. Owned only).......1
Philosophy.........................................1
Diocesan Divisions:
Districts...............................................2
Vicariates............................................4
Parishes............................................ 37
Quasi-Parish......................................1
Chaplaincy.........................................1
Mission stations............................ 11
Chapels..........................................247
Educational Centers:
Diocesan Owned &
Administered....................................9
Kindergarten................................8
Enrollment..........................454
Grade Schools..............................8
Enrollment...................... 1,450
High School..................................9
Enrollment...................... 3,823
High School (Gr. 11 & 12).........7
Enrollment...................... 1,410
Religious-Owned &
Administered....................................7
Kindergarten................................6
Enrollment..........................209
Grade Schools..............................6
Enrollment..........................826
High School..................................6
Enrollment...................... 1,740
Tech./Voc. Schools.....................1
Colleges.........................................1
Enrollment...............................4
Other Institutions:
Clinic (Klinika ni San Jose)............1
Retreat Centers.................................2
Catechetical Center........................1
Pastoral Centers (Chancery
Divisions).......................................6
Orphanages/ Asylum.....................1
Home for the Aged/ Elders
(Bahay Puso).................................1
Dormitories.......................................1
Formation Centers..........................2
Seminary............................................1
Sacraments and Sacramentals:
Total Baptism.........................85,465
Children..............................73,675
Adults..................................11,790
Total Confirmations.............50,292
First Communions................53,030
Total Marriages:
Between Catholics............ 6,463
Between Catholics and
Non- Catholics..................... 82
Death (Catholics)..................22,152
Necrology (Priests)...............................2

DIOCESAN CURIA
Chancery
Cathedral Parish of St. Joseph
Balanga 2100 Bataan
Tel./Fax: (047) 237-3226; 237-5705
Website: www.balangadiocese.com
Vicar General: Fr. Josue V. Enero
Oeconomus: Fr. Antonio M. Quintos Jr.
Chancellor: Fr. Percival V. Medina
Secretary to the Chancellor: Fr. Jersey
C. Prepose


ADMINISTRATIVE SECTION
Diocesan Presbyteral Council
Chairman: Most Rev. Ruperto C.
Santos, DD - Bishop
Members: Fr. Josue V. Enero
(Vicar General); Fr. Antonio
Quintos Jr. (Oeconomus); Fr.
Percival V. Medina (Chancellor);
Fr. Regin
Tenorio (Vicar Forane
of the Vicariate of Del Pillar); Fr.
Jefferson A. Paule, (Vicar Forane
of Vicariate of St. Dominic);
Fr. Felizardo D. Sevilla (Vicar
Forane of Vicariate of St. Michael,
the Archangel); Fr. Santos S.
Detablan (Vicar Forane of the
Vicariate of St. Peter Verona);
Msgr Antonio S. Dumaual (BECKRISMA);
Fr. Noel Nuguid (Youth
Ministry); Fr. Rosauro V. Guila
(DSOB Superintendent); Msgr.
Mario M. Perez (Clergy Affairs);
Msgr. Remigio R. Hizon Jr. (Social
Action); Fr. Cyril Jalandoon,
MMHC (Religious); Fr. Ernesto B.
de Leon (Catechesis); Fr. Milver R.
Cruz (Liturgy); Fr. Abraham
Pantig (Vocation); Fr. Jesus Navoa
(Family & Life)
22 Diocese of BAGUIO

Chancery and Financial Staff
Property Custodians: Mr. Prudencio
M. Estrella
Auditors: Miss Perla N. Balon; Miss
Anita Castro
Bookkeeper: Mrs. Sharon C. Simbul
Accountants: Mr. Adonis D. Talaugon;
Mrs. Regina C. Salamanca
Secretary: Miss Mary Leonila D.
Enriquez
Consultant: Miss Anita Castro; Mrs.
Belen Esteban


Vicars Forane
Vicariate of St. Peter of Verona: Fr.
Santos S. Detablan
Vicariate of St. Dominic de Guzman:
Fr. Jefferson A. Paule
Vicariate of Our Lady of the Pillar: Fr.
Regin Tenorio
Vicariate of St. Michael Archangel:
Fr. Felizardo Sevilla


Other Offices
Judiciary Section - Advocate: Msgr.
Hernando B. Guanzon, JCD
Clergy Affairs: Msgr. Mario M. Perez
Religious Affairs: Fr. Cyril Jalandoon,
MMHC


JUDICIARY
Matrimonial Tribunal
Rev. Msgr. Hernando B. Guanzon,
JCD - Judicial Vicar/Judge
Rev. Fr. Antonio M. Quintos Jr. -
Defender of the Bond
Rev. Fr. Percival V. Medina - Notary

PASTORAL MINISTRIES
Commiss ion On Liturgy: Director - Fr.
Milver R. Cruz; Fr. Anthony Sibug;
Fr. Norman de Leon; Fr. Jhoen
Buenaventura; Parish Liturgy
Heads Mother Butler, Diocesan
President - Ms. Emma Salazar;
Liturgical Music Ministry, Chairman
- Fr. Jeff Paule
Commiss ion on Education: On Diocesan
Schools, Superintendent - Fr. Rosauro
V. Guila; Members - All
Directors,
Principals, Staff and
Chaplains
On Catechesis: Director - Fr. Ernesto
de Leon; Diocesan Coordinator
- Sr. Eleanor Agutaya, MCST;
Members - Head Catechists and
Education Heads
On Biblical Apostolate: Director - Fr.
Markjill A. Manalili; Diocesan
Coordinator
- Ms. Leah Arma, and
Bibliarasal apostolates
Family and Life Apostolate Director:
Director - Fr. Jesus Navoa; Diocesan
Coordinator - Mr. Cosme and
Mrs. Nerissa De Guzman,
Pre-
Cana givers; Family ministries
On Migrants Ministry: Spiritual Director
- Fr. Zaldy Camposo, Fdcc;
Cosme De Guzman; Samahan
ng mga Migranteng Pamilya sa
Parokya
Prex-Alagad: Director - Msgr. Antonio
S. Dumaual;
and ALAGAD
chairpersons,
leaders, speakers,
secretariat,
and facilitators
Commiss ion on Social Services and Development,
Alay-Kapwa, Indigenous
Peoples, PPC Responsible Voting;
Director - Msgr. Remigio R.
Hizon Jr., and all Social Action
leaders
Bahay Puso Home for the Aged, St.
Paul the Chartres: Superior - Sr.
Mary Philip Galeno, SPC, and
Bahay Puso Staff and volunteers
For Disaster Response: Fr. Gregorio P.
Jorge, Youth and parish volunteers
E nvironmental Concerns: Fr. Gregorio
P. Jorge, and parish advocates
For Jail and PNP Apostolate: Director -
Team: Marian Missionaries of the
Holy Cross; Mrs. Malou Naval and
volunteers
Social Communications: Director - Fr. Maximo
D. Villanueva Jr.; Members: Fr.
Regin Tenorio; Fr. Anthony Sibug;
Fr. Jerwin JC Valdez, OSJ; Youth
Media volunteers
Pontifical Miss ion Societies: Director
- Fr. Santos S. Detablan, and
volunteers
Krisma (Bec) Formation: Episcopal
Vicar - Msgr. Antonio
S. Dumaual;
Fr. Raymond Gutang, (Assistant
BEC Director for the Youth); Fr. Dionisio
Ramos, Ocarm (Assistant
BEC Director for Religious)
Diocesan Youth Ministry: Director -
Fr. Noel Nuguid; Youth Minister
(DYMC) - Sr. Regina Ignacio, SFI;
DYM Coordinator - April Simeon
and youth leaders per vicariates
and parishes
Youth Campus Ministers: Director - Fr.
Arnold Rabusa, MMHC; Fr. Cyril
Jalandoon, MMHC; Fr. Simon
Catatista, MMHC; Brothers; Franciscan
Immaculatine Sisters,
Daughters of the Sacred Heart
Vocations and Ministry of Altar Servers:
Director - Fr. Abraham SP Pantig;
Assistant - Fr. Jess Navoa; BAKAS
Seminarians
Ministry to the Sick and Healing:
Director - Fr. Norman De Leon;
Members: Presidents of parishes
Ministry to the Sick and
Camillians Chaplains of Hospitals
Commiss ion for Diocesan Church and
Rectory Construction - headed
by Most Rev. Ruperto C. Santos,
DD; Assistants to the Bishop
for Construction - Fr. Antonio
Quintos Jr.; Fr. Regin Tenorio; Fr.
Ernesto De Leon


LAY CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS AND
MOVEMENTS
Apostleship of Prayer: Spiritual Director
- Fr. Ramon G. Mariano;
Diocesan A.P. President - Mrs.
Neth Singson, and Parish leaders
El Shadd ai Prayer Groups: Director -
Fr. Norman E. De Leon; Members
- El Shaddai Diocesan Officers
- Bro. Gerald Olores, and Parish
Coordinators
Adoration Nocturna Filipina: Spiritual
Director - Fr. Ramon G. Mariano;
Diocesan President - Bro. Elmer
Ortiguerra
Catholic Women’s League: Director -
Fr. Reggie M. Alboro; Diocesan
President - Ms. Margarita Sampang
Mother Butler Miss ion Guild: Spiritual
Director - Fr. Milver R. Cruz;
Diocesan President - Ms. Emma
Salazar
Legion of Mary: Spiritual Director
- Fr. Jesus R. Navoa; Diocesan
President - Ms. Linda Gatdula
Children of Mary Immaculate (COMI ):
Spiritual Director - Fr. Jhoen B.
Buenaventura; Diocesan President
- Mrs. Julieta Bautista
Knights of Columbus and Daughters
of Mary Immaculate: Spiritual
Director - Fr. Felizardo D. Sevilla,
Assembly and Council Heads;
Diocesan Presidents - FN Hector
Agustin; Dame Digna Banzon
Couples for Christ: Spiritual Director
- Fr. Jefferson A. Paule; Diocesan
Head Couples - Mr. Dixie Banzon
and Mrs. Arlene Banzon
Neo-catechumenate: Spiritual Director
- Fr. Jose Cremona; Diocesan
Head Couple - Mr. and Mrs. Rodolfo
& Teresa Serrano
Secular Francisc an Order (SFO):
Spiritual Director - Fr. Fernando
Loreto; Regional Minister - Mrs.
Herminia Reyes
Prayer and Life Workshop (PLW):
Spiritual Director - Fr. Percival V.
Medina; Facilitator Head - Atty.
Renato Bagay, PLW Leaders and
Guides
Secular Order of Disc alced Carmelites:
Diocesan President - Sis. Perlita
Serrano and other members
Dominican Laity: Coordinators - Mrs.
Mercy Perez; Mr. Harold Espeleta
and other members


DIOCESAN PASTORAL COUNCIL
Off icers: President - Mr. Renato
Sangalang;
Vice President - Mrs.
Nona Dizon; Secretary - Ms.
Erlinda Gatdula; Treasurer - Mr.
Dixie Banzon; Auditor - Mr. Alden
Fernandez
Vicariate Coordinators: St. Peter of
Verona - Mr. Benito Pastorelo; St.
Dominic de Guzman - Mr. Ruben
Bacbakin, Sr.; Our Lady of the
Pillar - Mr. Renato Sangalang;
St. Michael de Archangel - Ms.
Adoracion Apolinario and Mr.
Efren Rueda
Coordinators of Religious Organizations:
Priestly - Dra. Vilma Diuco
(MCST Lay Cooperators); Ms. Fe
Andrade (Apostolado ng Panalangin);
Mrs. Sally Raya (COMI);
Pastor - Mrs. Rosario Redulla
(DMI); Mrs. Josefina Tolentino
(CWL); Mr. Clodualdo Fernandez
(KC); Prophet - Ms. Corazon Espiritu
(El Shaddai); Mr. and Mrs.
Dixie & Arlene Banzon (CFC); Ms.
Erlinda Gatdula (Legion of Mary)
Members - All the Diocesan Heads of
Religious Organizations, and all
Vice Presidents of Parish Pastoral
Councils


SAINT JOSEPH DIOCESAN
FINANCIAL FOUNDATION
Off icers: President - Dr. Ramil Pizarro;
Vice-President - Mr. Florencio
Perez Lucio; Secretary
- Ms. Corazon Salazar Malibiran;
Treasurer - Ms. Sonia Olmo Magtanong
Auditor - Mr. Antonio Perez; PRO -
Mr. Renato De Leon Sangalang;
Ms. Julalee Banzon De Leon
Board of Trustees: Ms. Amelia Abello
Anastacio; Dr. Salud Ac-Ac
Bagalso; Engr. Oscar Banzon;
Ms. Rosana Banzon Dizon;
Dr.
Cynthia Tuazon Guevarra; Ms.
Teresita
Abello Ortiguerra; Ms.
Ester Banzon Paguio; Mr. Eduardo
Palaypay Tuazon; Engr. Celso
Vasquez Valdecanas
Sectoral Representatives: (A) Government
- Congressman Jose Enrique;
Sandejas Garcia III; Mayor
Ana Dominguez Santiago;
(B) Professionals - Engr. Manuel
Banzon Camacho; Ms. Cecilia
Abad Banzon; Ms. Teresita David
Pizarro; (C) Religious Organizations
- Mrs. Digna Reyes Banzon;
Ms. Emma Mendoza Salazar; Mrs.
Monette LabradorTengonciang;
Mrs. Leticia Enriquez Vizcayno;
Ms. Alma Cagampang; Mrs.
Zenaida
Balsalubre Banzon;
Ms. Ester Jimenez Collera; Ms.
Erlina Factoran Siasat; (D) Business
- Ms. Zosima Lopez Pizarro;
Ms. Milagros Aquende
Banzon;
Mr. Geronimo Alonzo
Rueda; Mrs. Adelfa Castigador
Hernandez; Mrs. Lourdes de
Leon Valdecanas; (E) Vicarial -
Ms. Susan Cabreta Mendoza; Ms.
Erlinda Decena San Miguel; Ms.
Lilia Amante; Ms. Agnes Garcia
de Leon; Ms. Lilia Amante; Ms.
Aurora Cruz; Ms. Cecilia Perez


PARISHES, CHAPLAINCY AND
PAROCHIAL CLERGY
Vicariate of St. Peter of Verona
Parish of St. John the Baptist, Dinalupihan
2110 Bataan (E-1865)
4 Chapels
Tel.: (047) 636-1796
Pop.: 29,249; Cath.: 17,438
Titular: St. John the Baptist, June 24
Parish Priest: Fr. Santos S. Detablan
Parish of St. Joseph, New San Jose,
Dinalupihan 2110 Bataan (E- Dec.
12, 2005)
6 Chapels
Pop.: 8,000 Cath.: 6,400
Titular: St. Joseph, March 19
Parish Priest: Fr. Renato Calampinay,
OSJ
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Ronald Medrano,
OSJ
Parish of St. Catherine of Alexandria,
Paggalanggang, Dinalupihan
2100 Bataan (Est-2005)
Pop.: 10,200 Cath.: 9,180
3 Chapels
Titular: St. Catherine of Alexandria,
Nov. 25
Parish Priest: Fr. Joseph S. Cremona,
MSSP
Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes, Colo,
Dinalupihan, 2110 Bataan (E- Feb.
10, 1985)
Pop.: 15,986; Cath.: 14,387
12 Chapels
Titular: Our Lady of Lourdes,
February 11
Parish Priest: Fr. Markjill A. Manalili

Parish of St. Jerome Emiliani, Roosevelt,
Dinalupihan 2100 Bataan
(E-Sept. 27, 2005)
Pop: 17,500; Cath.: 14,000
7 Chapels
Titular: St. Jerome Emiliani, 3rd
Sunday of February
Parish Priest: Fr. John F. Valenzuela,
CRS
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Anastacio Llantos,
CRS
Parish of Saint Raymund Nonnatus,
San Ramon, Dinalupihan, 2110
Bataan (E-June 25, 1994)
Pop.: 15,113; Cath.: 13,144
6 chapels
Titular: St. Raymond Nonatus,
August 31
Parish Priest: Fr. Ramon G. Mariano
Parish of the Holy Family, Balsik, Hermosa,
2111 Bataan (E-Dec. 5, 1990)
Pop.: 12,599; Cath.: 10,957
5 Chapels
Titular: Holy Family, Last Sunday
of December
Parish Priest: Fr. Jesus R. Navoa
Parish of St. Peter Verona, Hermosa
2111 Bataan (E- 1756)
Tel.: (047) 633-0904
Pop.: 21,924; Cath.: 19,067
5 Chapels
Titular: St. Peter of Verona, May 3
Parish Priest: Fr. Antonio M. Quintos
Jr.
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Anthony R. Sibug
Quasi-Parish of St. Pope John Paul II ,
Culis, Hermosa, 2111, Bataan;
(E-Dec. 30, 2013)
Pop.: 4200; Cath.: 3800
5 Chapels
Parish Priest: Fr. Antonio M. Quintos
Jr.


Vicariate of St. Dominic De Guzman
Parish of St. John Evangelist, Tapulao,
Orani 2112 Bataan (E-July 16, 1994)
Pop.: 10,799; Cath.: 9,390
3 Chapels
Titular: St. John the Evangelist
Dec. 27
Parish Priest: Fr. Jefferson A. Paule
Parish of St. Josephine Bakhita, Tala Orani
2112 Bataan (E-June 27, 2006)
Pop.: 8,000; Cath.: 7,200
5 Chapels
Titular: St. Josephine Bakhita,
2nd Sunday of February
Parish Priest: Fr. Zaldy Camposo,
Fdcc
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Antonio Germano,
Fdcc
Diocesan Shrine and Parish of Our Lady
of the Holy Rosary, Orani 2112 Bataan
(E-April 21, 1714)
Tel.: (047) 633-1309
Pop.: 39,066; Cath.: 33,957
14 Chapels
Titular: Virgen Milagrosa Del
Rosario Del Pueblo De Orani,
2nd Sunday of October; (Declared
as a Diocesan Shrine on
April 18, 1986 by Bishop Celso
Guevarra, DD)
Elevated to Basilica Minore of Our Lady
of the Most Holy Rosary, granted
from the Vatican, by Pope Francis
on September 5, 2019; publicly
announced on September
23, 2019; and will be formally
declared on December 12, 2019
by the Papal Nuncio Archbishop
Gabriele Giordano Caccia
Parish Priest/Shrine and Basilica
Rector: Fr. Abraham SP Pantig
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Raymond Gutang
Parish of St. Catherine of Siena, Samal,
2113 Bataan (E-June 15, 1596)
Tel.: (047) 633-1086
Pop.: 16,741; Cath.: 11,581
8 Chapels
Titular: St. Catherine of Siena,
April 30
Parish Priest: Msgr. Mario M. Perez
Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer, Calaguiman,
Samal 2113 Bataan (E-April
5, 1999)
Tel.: (047) 633-4770
Pop.: 12,400; Cath.: 7,860
1 Chapel
Titular: St. Vincent of Ferrer, April
5 but fiesta is May 5
Parish Priest: Fr. Reggie M. Alboro
Parish of St. Antonine of Florence,
Mabatang, Abucay, 2114 Bataan
(E-Feb. 15, 1999)
Tel.: (047) 237-3048
Pop.: 9,100; Cath.: 7,900
2 Chapels
Titular: St. Anthonine of Florence,
May 10
Parish Priest: Fr. Milver R. Cruz
Parish of St. Dominic De Guzman, Abucay,
2114 Bataan (E-June 10, 1588)
Tel.: (047) 237-3830
Pop.: 22,849; Cath.: 19,501
3 Chapels
Titular: St. Dominic de Guzman,
August 8
Parish Priest: Fr. Josue V. Enero
Parish of St. Thomas Aquinas, Bangkal
Abucay, 2114 Bataan (E- 2005)
Pop.: 11, 000; Cath.: 6,600
6 Chapels
Titular: St. Thomas Aquinas, Last
Sunday of January
Parish Priest: Fr. Jundy Caberte, MSC


Vicariate of Our Lady of the Pillar
Diocesan Shrine and Cathedral Parish of
St. Joseph, Balanga, 2100 Bataan
(E-April 18, 1739)
Tel.: (047) 237-0215; 237-3595
Pop.: 37,389; Cath.: 32,517
19 Chapels
Titular: St. Joseph, Husband of
Mary, April 28 (Declared Diocesan
Shrine on March 19, 2015
by Bishop Ruperto C. Santos, DD)
Parish Priest: Fr. Ernesto B. De Leon
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Jersey Prepose
Parish of Immaculate Conception, Puerto
Rivas, Balanga 2100 Bataan
(E-Nov. 29, 1980)
Tel.: (047) 237-0298
Pop.: 10,143; Cath.: 8,819
4 Chapels
Titular: Immaculate Conception,
December 8
Parish Priest: Fr. Cyril Jalandoon,
MMHC
Paroch. Vicars: Fr. Arnold Rabusa,
MMHC; Fr. Simon Catatista, MMHC
Parish of Sto. Cristo, Cupang, Balanga,
2100 Bataan (E-Nov. 30,
1996)
Tel.: (047) 237-0831
Pop.: 14,364; Cath.: 12,047
1 Chapel
Titular: Sto. Cristo, Last Sunday
of May
Parish Priest: Fr. Edgardo Sigua
Diocesan Shrine of the Divine Mercy,
Roman Hi-Way, Munting Batangas,
Balanga, 2100 Bataan
(E-April 7, 2012, Declared Diocesan
Shrine by Bishop Ruperto C.
Santos, DD)
Feastday: Sunday after Easter
Sunday
Acting Rector: Fr. Rosauro Guilas
Parish of Our Lady of the Pillar, Pilar
2101 Bataan (E-March 10, 1801)
Tel.: (047) 633-5176
Pop.: 27,908; Cath.: 24,270
7 Chapels
Titular: Our Lady of the Pillar,
October 12
Parish Priest: Fr. Edilbert S. Pomer
Parish of San Isidro, Nagwaling, Pilar,
Bataan (E-Oct. 27, 2004)
Tel: (047) 935-2374
Pop.: 1,500; Cath.: 1,350
9 Chapels
Titular: San Isidro May 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Elmer Quizon, OSJ
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Jerwin J.C.
Valdez, OSJ
Parish of St. Francis Xavier, Parang
Bagac 2107 Bataan (E-March 2,
1980)
Pop.: 7,236; Cath.: 6,293
Titular: Saint Francis of Xavier, 1st
Sunday of December
Parish Priest: Fr. Ricardo V. Caperina,
RCJ
Paroch. Vicars: Fr. Christopher
Salonga, RCJ; Fr. Ronie Gumagay,
RCJ; Fr. Tommy Latina, RCJ; Fr.
Jong Du Youn, RCJ (Special
Apostolate to the Aetas)
Diocesan Shrine and Parish of St. Catherine
of Alexandria, Bagac, 2107,
Bataan (E-1873)
Pop.: 16,519; Cath.: 14,366
2 Chapels
Titular: St. Catherine of Alexandria,
November 25
Parish Priest: Fr. Noel C. Nuguid
Parish of San Vicente Ferrer, Saysain,
Bagac 2107 Bataan (E-March 27,
2005)
Pop.: 9,000; Cath.: 7,650
7 Chapels
Titular: San Vicente Ferrer, April
5 (but fiesta is third Saturday of
April yearly as agreed upon)
Parish Priest: Fr. Edgar Cayanan,
OCarm
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Dionisio Ramos,
OCarm (Hermit)
Parish of Our Lady of the Pillar, Morong,
2108 Bataan (E-1607)
Pop.: 12,646; Cath.: 10,700
4 Chapels
Tel.: (047) 612-1677
Titular: Our Lady of the Pillar,
October 12; Canonical Coronation
of the original image (October
10, 2018)
Parish Priest: Fr. Maximo D.A.
Villanueva Jr.
Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes, Nagbalayong,
Morong, 2108 Bataan
(E-July 30, 2012)
Pop.: 6323 Cath.: 6,000
6 Chapels
Titular: Our Lady of Lourdes,
February 11
Parish Priest: Fr. Regin Tenorio
Residencia Sacerdotal, Retirement Home
for Priests, Taglesville, Balanga
City, 2100 Bataan (E-Dec. 13, 2012)
Tel.: (047)- 612-2092
Titular: Our Lady of Guadalupe
Chapel, declared on March 19,
2014
Resident Priests: Msgr. Antonio
Dumaual; Msgr. Hipolito Araña
Hospital Ministry of Camillians, Temporary
Residence - Camella
Homes, Cupang, Balanga City,
2100, Bataan
Chaplaincy Offices in Medico De
Santisimo Rosario Inc., Hospital;
Bataan Doctors Hospital; St. Joseph
Hospital
Chaplains: Fr. Bon L. Arimbuyutan,
Mi; Fr. Wilson D. Penaranda, Mi


Vicariate of St. Michael the Archangel
Parish of Sts. Peter and Paul, Calungusan,
Orion, 2102 Bataan (E-June
29, 1999
Tel.: (047) 244-5588
Pop.: 18,000; Cath.: 16,300
4 Chapels
Titular: St Peter and Paul, June 29
Parish Priest: Msgr. Hernando B.
Guanzon
Parish of St. Michael the Archangel,
Orion, 2102 Bataan (E-April 30,
1667)
Tel.: (047) 244-5389; 244-5377
Pop.: 40,485; Cath.: 36,477
14 Chapels
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel,
Sept. 29, Town Fiesta May 8
Parish Priest: Fr. Percival V. Medina

Parish of St. Francis of Ass isi, Limay,
2103 Bataan (E-1930)
Tel.: (047) 633 - 3097
Pop.: 29,978; Cath.: 26,440
17 Chapels
Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, Oct. 4
Parish Priest: Fr. Felizardo D. Sevilla
Parish Shrine of St. Roche, Lamao,
Limay, 2104 Bataan (E-Nov. 9,
1994)
Tel.: (047) 633-9730
Pop.: 11,957; Cath.: 10,546
5 Chapels
Titular: St. Roche, August 16.
(Declared
Diocesan Shrine on
August 16, 2014 by Bishop Ruperto
C. Santos, DD)
Parish Priest: Fr. Norman de Leon
Parish of St. Joseph, the Worker, Cabcaben,
Mariveles, 2103 Bataan
(E-1930)
Tel.: (047) 633-0129
Pop.: 27,653; Cath.: 23,698
3 Chapels
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker,
May 1
Parish Priest: Msgr. Remigio R.
Hizon Jr.
Parish of St. Gemma Galgani, Mt. View,
Mariveles, 2103 Bataan. (E-April
5, 2012)
Tel.: (047) 633-1189
Pop.: 10,800; Cath.: 9,180
15 Chapels
Titular: St. Gemma of Galgani,
April 11 but fiesta is May 16 (Parish)
Parish Priest: Fr. Jhoen B. Buenaventura
Parish of the Immaculate Conception,
Alion, Batangas II, Mariveles
2103 Bataan (E-May 16, 2005)
Pop.: 11,390; Cath.: 10,165
4 Chapels; Titular: Immaculate
Conception, December 8
Parish Priest: Fr. Sherwin Jude
Detuya, CP
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Celso Macas, CP
Parish of Sto. Niño, Alas Asin, Mariveles
2103 Bataan (E-Nov. 7, 2004)
Pop.: 20,258; Cath.: 14,256
14 Chapels
Titular: Sto. Niño, 3rd Sunday of
January
Parish Priest: Fr. Ponciano Balmez,
OSJ
Paroch. Vicar: Fr. Robert Larracas,
OSJ
Parish of Saint Nicholas Tolentine, Mariveles,
2105 Bataan (E-1578)
Tel.: (047) 935-6454
Pop.: 42,347; Cath.: 36,282
8 Chapels
Titular: St. Nicholas of Tolentino,
September 10
Parish Priest: Fr. Gerardo Gregorio
P. Jorge
Chaplaincy of Our Lady of Fatima,
AFAB, Mariveles, 2105, Bataan
(E-August 6, 1978)
Tel.: (047) 935-6510
Pop.: 10,685; Cath.: 9,157
Titular: Our Lady of Fatima, May 13
Chaplain: Fr. Rene P. De Leon


Other Priests
Study Leave: Fr. Alwin Bobis (Australia)
Priests Outside of the Diocese: Msgr.
Henry D. Gueco (Manila); Fr. Carmelino
Alvendia (Batangas)
Sabb atical Leave: Fr. Mario Margallo
Priests Outside of the Country -
USA: Fr. Robert Florido (CA); Fr.
Maximo Omaña; Fr. Victor Tadeo
(NJ); Fr. Camilo Pacanza (SF); Fr.
Maximo DA Villanueva Jr. (NY)


FORMATION CENTER (SEMINARY)
Virgen Milagrosa Del Rosario College
Seminary, Bahay Puso Compound,
Upper Tuyo, Balanga City, 2100
Tel.: (047) 237-3226; 237-9394
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Rector: Most Rev. Ruperto C.
Santos, DD
Procurator: Fr. Antonio Quintos Jr.
Dean of Seminarians: Fr. Rosauro
Guilas
Prefect of Discipline: Fr. Jason Balan
Spiritual Director: Fr. Joseph Quicho
Pastoral Director: Fr. Abraham
Pantig


INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE/
SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE
WOMEN
Congregation of the Sisters of St.
Paul the Chartres (SPC)
Daughters of St. Dominic (OP)
Daughters of the Sacred Heart (DSH)
Franciscan Immaculatine Sisters (SFI)
Franciscan Sisters of the Heart of
Jesus (FCJ)
Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate
Conception of the Holy
Mother of God (SFIC)
Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate
(FSI)
Hospitaler Sisters of Mercy (SOM)
Missionary Catechists of St. Therese
of the Infant Jesus (MCST)
Religious of Sta. Mariana De Jesus
Institute (RM)
Congregation of St. Catherine Virgin
Martyr (CSC)
Sisters of Notre Dame (SND)
Poor Clare Sisters (OSC)


MEN
Oblates of St. Joseph (OSJ)
Clergy Regular of Somasca (CRS)
Congregation of the Passion of
Christ (CP)
Missionary Society of St. Paul (MSSP)
Congregation of the Canossian
Sons of Charity (Fdcc)
Marian Missionaries of the Holy
Cross (MMHC)
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC)
Order of Carmelites (OCarm)
Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus
(RCJ)
Order of Preachers (OP)
La Salle Brothers (FSC)
Camillians Fathers (MI)


DIOCESAN SCHOOLS OF BATAAN
(DSOB)
Chancery
Cathedral Parish of St. Joseph
Balanga 2100 Bataan
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Telfax: (047) 234-9394
Superintendent: Fr. Rosauro V. Guila
Oeconomus: Fr. Antonio M. Quintos Jr.
Auditors: Ms. Perla N. Balon (Internal);
Ms. Anita Castro (External)
Secretary (DSOB): Ms. Delia C. Magsumbol
Secretary (Seminary): Miss Caren Joy
Viray
HR Coordinator: Miss Maria Regina
Sanchez
Computer Technicians: Mr. Dexter
Dilig; Mr. Ulysses dela Rosa
Driver: Mr. Leuterio Suba Jr.
Saint John Academy (High School), Dinalupihan,
2110 Bataan
Tel.: (047) 636-5560
Director: Fr. Edgardo S. Sigua
Principal: Mrs. Gemma Yao
Chaplain: Fr. Santos S. Detablan
St. Peter De Verona Academy (Pre-Elem,
Elementary, High School), Hermosa,
2111 Bataan
Tel.: (047) 633-1354
Director: Fr. Edgardo S. Sigua
Principal: Mr. Joselito Mariano
Chaplain: Fr. Antonio M. Quintos Jr.
Holy Rosary Parochial School (Pre-
Elem, Elementary, High School),
Orani, 2112 Bataan
Tel.: (047) 237-0357; 431-1225
Director: Fr. Rosauro V. Guila
Principal: Ms. Maria Cristina Manuel
Chaplain: Fr. Abraham SP Pantig
St. Catherine of Siena Academy (Pre-
Elem, Elementary, High School),
Samal, 2113 Bataan
Tel.: (047) 633-0572
Director: Fr. Edgardo S. Sigua
Principal: Mr. Aldrin dela Cruz
Chaplain: Msgr. Mario M. Perez
St. Michael the Archangel Academy
(Pre-Elem, Elementary, High School),
Orion, 2102 Bataan
Tel.: (047) 244-4512
Director: Fr. Rosauro V. Guila
Principal: Mrs. Maria Cecilia Arambulo
Chaplain: Fr. Percival V. Medina
St. Nicholas Catholic School of Mariveles,
Inc. (Pre-Elem, Elementary,
High School), Mariveles, 2105
Bataan
Tel.: (047) 935-6182
Director: Fr. Rosauro V. Guila
Principal: Mr. Rowel Abalos
Chaplain: Fr. Gerardo Gregorio P.
Jorge
Our Lady of the Pillar Parochial
School, Morong, Inc. (Pre-Elem,
Elementary, High School), Morong,
2108 Bataan
Tel.: (047) 612-1256
Director: Fr. Rosauro V. Guila
Principal: Miss Veneriza Trillo
Chaplain: Fr. Maximo D.A. Villanueva
Jr.
Bless ed Regina Protmann Catholic
School (Pre-Elem, Elementary, High
School), Mt. View, Mariveles,
Bataan
Tel.: (047) 612-0599
Directress: Sr. Maria Izabel Sandi
Principal: Mr. Alvin Busa
Chaplain: Fr. Jhoen B. Buenaventura
Bless ed Regina Protmann Catholic
School (Pre-Elem, Elementary, High
School), Bagac, Bataan
Tel.: (047) 612-0599
Directress: Sr. Teresinha Maria
Schroeder
Principal: Ms. Jessa Destreza
Chaplain: Fr. Noel C. Nuguid


EDUCATIONAL CENTERS OWNED BY
THE RELIGIOUS
Letran College (College), Dominican
Ave., Gabon, Abucay, 1114 Bataan
Tel.: (047) 237-9431
http://www.letranbataan.edu.ph/
Rector and President: Rev. Fr. Clarence
Victor C. Marquez, OP
Exec. Vice-President: Rev. Fr. Patricio
P. Hiwatig, OP
School Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Enrico
Gonzales, OP
St. Joseph College of Balanga (Pre-
Elem, Elementary, High School,
College), Sitio Mathay, Upper
Tuyo, Balanga,
2100, Bataan
Tel.: (047) 612-0732
Mobile: 0927-971-7478; 0916-327-
5386
Directress: Sr. Lourdes Panganiban,
SFIC
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Jaime Hilario Integrated School (Pre-
Elem, Elementary, Technical High
School), Looc, Brgy Banawang,
Bagac, 2107 Bataan
Tel.: (02) 984-5676
https://jhislasalle.edu.ph/
Principal: Bro. Inigo Riola, SFC
Bless ed Margarita Brincat Catholic
School (Pre-Elem, Elementary, High
School), Tucop Dinalupihan 2110,
Bataan
Tel.: 633-2996
Directress: Sr. Mary Pini, FCJ
St. Francis Catholic School (Pre-Elem,
Elem, High School), Sta. Elena,
Orion, 2102, Bataan
Tel.: (047) 633-0039
https://www.facebook.com/
SFCSBataan/
Principal: Sr. Andrea Ocana, FSI

Daughters of St. Dominic School (Pre-
Elem, and Elementary), Emerald
Coast Exec. Village, Limay 2103,
Bataan
Tel.: 244-7323
Mobile: 0915-416-8506
https://www.facebook.com/
dsdslimaybataan/
Sr. Mary Annunciata B. Ladeza, OP
Sta. Mariana De Jesus Academy (Pre-
Elem, Elem, High School), #6-044
Camaya, Mariveles 2105, Bataan
Mobile: 0908-211-1726
https://www.facebook.com/
smjaofficialpage/
Superior: Sr. Luisa Cordero, RM
St. Jerome Emiliani Catholic School
(Pre-Elem, Elem, High School), Dinalupihan
2110, Aemiliani Residence
House (2013), Roosevelt,
Dinalupihan, Bataan
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Superior & Parish Priest: Fr. John
Valenzuela
School Director: Bro. Noel M. Sitchon


Diocesan Home for the Aged
Bahay Puso, Sitio Mathay, Tuyo, Balanga
City
Administrator: Sr. Mary Philip Galeno,
SPC
Tel.: (047) 237-6700; 612-2295
Wards: 64 lolos and 25 lolas


Orphanage
Sos Children’ Village Bataan, Golden
Heights Subd., Mt. View, Mariveles,
2107 Bataan
Tel.: (047) 633-0880
Village Director: Mr. Salvador G.
Ramirez
Wards: 119 (boys & girls)
Chaplain: Fr. Jhoen Buenaventura


† NECROLOGY †
2016: Fr. Joel J. Jimenez
2019: Fr. Antonio Bernaldo