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DIOCESE

Dioecesis Ibanae                                                                                   Iba

Suffragan of San Fernando, Pampanga
Created Prelature: June 12, 1955. Erected: October 18,
1955. Elevated to Diocese: November 15, 1982. Comprises
the province of Zambales and Olongapo City. Titular: St.
Augustine, August 28.


Bishop
Most Reverend
BARTOLOME GASPAR SANTOS JR., DD
Born: December 1,1967. Ordained Priest: August 27, 1992. Appointed Fifth
Bishop of the Diocese of Iba: February 17, 2018.


Bishop’s House
Iba 2201 Zambales
The Bishop Henry Byrne Diocesan Pastoral Center
Iba 2201 Zambales
Tel./Fax: (047) 811-1214
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Past Bishops:
Most Rev. Henry Byrne, MSSC, DD+
(Nov. 4, 1956)
Most Rev. Paciano B. Aniceto, DD
(Dec. 13, 1983)
Most Rev. Deogracias S. Iniguez Jr., DD
(March 3, 1990)
Most Rev. Florentino G. Lavarias, DD
(June 21, 2004)


PRESENT STATUS
(as of October 4, 2019)
Area of the Territory...... 3,642 sq.km.
Total Population...................... 796,011
Catholics.................................... 636,809
Bishop .....................................................1
Priests:
Diocesan.......................................... 44
Religious.............................................5
Total.............................................. 49
Sisters:
Filipino.............................................. 58
Foreign................................................6
Total.............................................. 64
Seminarians of the Diocese:
Major................................................. 27
Studying outside the
Diocese....................................... 29
Diocesan Division:
Vicariates............................................3
Parishes:
With resident pastors.................. 23
chaplaincy..........................................1
mission station.................................2
Entrusted to diocesan Clergy........ 26
Chapels/Visitas/Missions................ 82
Educational Centers (SY 2019-2020):
Colleges/Graduate School:
(Diocesan).....................................4
Enrolment............................ 2,163
High Schools (Junior/Senior):
Diocesan/Parochial:
Junior........................................... 18
Senior.......................................... 18
Enrolment:
(Junior/Senior)............15,923
Elementary Schools:
Diocesan/Parochial................. 12
Enrolment............................ 2,089
Pre-Schools:
Nursery/Kindergarten........... 13
Enrolment................................273
Total Enrolment..........20,925
Sacraments and Sacramentals:
(bet. Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2018)
Baptism of Children............... 8,582
Baptism of Adults................... 4,489
Confirmations.......................... 7,148
First Communions.................. 8,973
Marriages:
Between Catholics................963
Mixed Marriages...................... 41
Total.................................. 1,004
Deaths (Funerals).................... 3,144
Institutions:
Centers & Clinics
(Dispensaries)................................ 37


DIOCESAN CURIA
Vicar General: Rev. Fr. Ernesto C.
Raymundo
Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Hanival G. Brucelas
Vice Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Gerald
Mariano M. Pascual
Oeconomus: Rev. Fr. Orlando B. Correa
Notary: Rev. Fr. Gerald Mariano M.
Pascual
Diocesan Secretary: Ms. Henedina
dela Paz


ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL
Priests’ Council:
Chairman: Most Rev. Bartolome G.
Santos Jr., DD
Members: Rev. Fr. Ernesto C.
Raymundo, VG; Rev. Fr. Josefino
M. Bernardo Jr.; Rev. Fr. Raymann
G. Catindig, EdD; Rev. Fr. Orlando
B. Correa; Rev. Fr. Ian E. Maniago;
Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Jose S.
Montes; Rev. Fr. John Remel M.
Mara; Rev. Fr. Eric E. dela Cruz;
Rev. Fr. Hanival G. Brucelas; Rev.
Fr. Joel T. Huerto; Rev. Fr. Lazaro
B. Villafuerte; Rev. Fr. Renato
Roque C. Villanueva; Rev. Fr.
John A. Arga; Rev. Fr. Dexter
Fabie; Rev. Fr. Jaime A. Escurzon;
Rev. Fr. Nathaniel M. Cube; Rev.
Fr. Israel Enero C. Camara; Rev.
Fr. Rico P. Fagela; Rev. Fr. John
Michael M. Guilleno
Finance Council: Most Rev.
Bartolome G. Santos Jr., DD; Rev.
Fr. Ernesto C. Raymundo; Rev.
Fr. Orlando B. Correa; Rev. Fr.
Raymann G. Catindig, EdD; Mr.
Oscar Santos; Mrs. Elsa Paguinto


PASTORAL SECTION
Commission on Liturgy
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Josefino M.
Bernardo
Members: Rev. Fr. Raymann G.
Catindig, EdD; Rev. Fr. John A.
Arga


Marian Apostolate and Ina Poonbato
Commission
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Eric E. dela Cruz


Commission on Formation
Director: Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Jose S.
Montes


Commission On Family and Life
Apostolate
Director: Rev. Fr. Israel Enero C.
Camara
Catechetical Apostolate
Director: Rev. Fr. John A. Arga
Biblical Apostolate
Director: Rev. Fr. Lazaro B. Villafuerte
Ass ociation of Catholic Schools of the
Diocese of Iba
Chairman: Most Rev. Bartolome
G. Santos Jr., DD
Superintendent: Rev. Fr. Raymann
G. Catindig, EdD
ACSDI Curriculum: Rev. Fr.
Emmanuel Jose S. Montes
ACSDI Governance and
Compliance: Fr. Joel Huerto
Secretary: Rev. Fr. Hanival G. Brucelas
Treasurer: Rev. Fr. Josefino M.
Bernardo
Members: Rev. Fr. William
M. Monsalud; Rev. Fr. Eric E.
Dela Cruz; Rev. Fr. John Remel
Mara; Rev. Fr. Gerald Mariano M.
Pascual; Rev. Fr. Joel Huerto; Rev.
Fr. Felix P. Labios Jr.


On Vocations
Director: Rev. Fr. Lazaro B. Villafuerte


Commission on Service
Social Action Center of Zambales
Director: Rev. Fr. John Nathniel
M. Cube
Environment and Ecology
Director: Rev. Fr. John Remel M.
Mara
Indigenous Peoples’ Apostolate
Director: Rev. Fr. Jaime A. Escurzon
Prison Apostolate
Priestin-
Charge: Rev. Fr. John A.
Arga1
Volunteers in Prison Service (VIP S)
Coordinator: Bro. Luis Cabal
Community-Based Rehabilitation Apostolate
Director: Rev. Fr. Roque C. Villanueva


Commission on Youth
Diocesan Director: Rev. Fr. John A.
Arga
Diocesan Youth Coordinator: Ryan
Steve Escanlar


Commission on Clergy
Chairman: Most Rev. Bartolome G.
Santos Jr., DD
Vicar for Clergy: Rev. Fr. Ian E.
Maniago
Health Care and Social Welfare of the
Clergy: Rev. Fr. Dexter Fabie


Commission on Media and Social
Communications
Chairman: Rev. Fr. John Michael M.
Guilleno


Commission on Temporal Goods
Chairman: Rev. Fr. Renato Roque C.
Villanueva


JUDICIARY SECTION
Matrimonial Court
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Rico D. Fagela
Defender of the Bond: ___________
Promoter of Justice: ____________
Notary: Mrs. Aida Deonaldo


DIOCESAN APOSTOLATE ON THE
LAITY
Union of Holy Name Society: Rev.
Fr. Jaime F. Escurzon (Spiritual
Director); Bro. Federico Prepose
(Diocesan President)
Egion of Mary: V. Rev. Msgr.
Crisostomo A. Cacho, VG, PC
(Spiritual Director); Sis. Pearlie
Quintana (Diocesan President)
Adoracion Nocturna Filipina: Rev. Fr.
Josefino M. Corpuz (Spiritual
Director); Bro. Gertrudo Arcigal
(Diocesan President)
Catholic Women’s League: Most Rev.
Bartolome G. Santos Jr., DD
(Spiritual Director); Sis. Rosita
Rodillas Palomer (Diocesan
President)
Apostleship of Prayer: Rev. Fr. Roland
M. Almo (Spiritual Director); Sis.
Evelyn Ballon (Diocesan President)
Catholic Charismatic Movements: V. Rev.
Msgr. Crisostomo A. Cacho, VG,
PC (Spiritual Director); Bro. Ernesto
Leynes (Diocesan Coordinator)
Knights of Columbus/Daughters of
Mary International, Inc.: V. Rev.
Msgr. Crisostomo A. Cacho, VG,
PC (Spiritual Director); Bro. Vic
Pulangco (KC Grand Knight); Sis.
Irma Pulangco (DMII Regent)
El Shadd ai, DWXI-PPI: Rev. Fr. Jaime
A. Escurzon (Spiritual Director);
Sis. Norma Valdez (Diocesan
Coordinator)
Divine Mercy Apostolate: Rev. Fr.
Josefino M. Corpuz (Spiritual
Director) Sis. Tita Sharpe (Diocesan
Coordinator)
Pondo Ng Pinoy: Rev. Fr. Arlie Q. Vento
(Spiritual Director); Sis. Analyn
Adriatico (Diocesan Coordinator)

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY
San Andres Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Dennis S. Astor
Cathedral of St. Augustine (F-1681),
Iba 2201 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 602-1578
Titular: St. Augustine, Aug. 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Rico D. Fagela
Vicar Cooperator: Rev. Fr. Dennis
S. Astor
Parish of St. Monica (F-1736), Botolan
2202 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 602-1754
Titular: Sta. Monica, Aug. 27
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Hanival G.
Brucelas
Parish of the Immaculate Conception (F-
1873), Palauig 2210 Zambales
Mobile: 0921-611-3960
Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate
Conception, Dec. 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jaime A.
Escurzon
Parish of San Andres (F-1607), Masinloc
2211 Zambales
Mobile: 0909-775-2364
Titular: St. Andrew, the Apostle,
Nov. 30
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. John Remel
M. Mara
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Tejay P.
Samson
Our Lady of Fatima Miss ion Station
(F-1965), Coto, Masinloc 2211
Zambales
Titular: Our Lady of Fatima, 1st
Sunday of May
Administrator: Presently under
the Parish of San Andres
Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer (F-1895),
Candelaria 2212 Zambales
Mobile: 0921-733-2080
Titular: St. Vincent Ferrer, April 5
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Adrian V.
Ermita
Parish of St. Michael the Archangel
(F-1812), Sta. Cruz 2213 Zambales
Titular: St. Michael, the Archangel,
Sept. 29
Parish Priest and Moderator of
Ministry in Solidum: Rev. Fr. Dexter
A. Fabie
Vicar Cooperator: Rev. Fr. Josefino
M. Corpuz
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Miss ion
Station (F-1956), Acoje Mines, Sta.
Cruz 2213 Zambales
Titular: Our Lady of Perpetual
Help, 2nd Sunday of February
Priest in-
Charge: Rev. Fr. Omar
John O. Paris


San Sebastian Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Joel T. Huerto
Parish of San Sebastian (F-1849), 2205
San Narciso 2205 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 913-4603
Titular: San Sebastian, Jan. 20
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ian E. Maniago
Parish of Sta. Rosa de Lima (F-1856),
Cabangan 2203 Zambales
Titular: St. Rose of Lima, Aug. 23
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Antonio M.
Rivera
Parish of San Roque (F-1859), San
Felipe 2204 Zambales
Mobile: 0921-643-7351
Titular: San Roque, August 16
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ferdinand D.
Fajardo
Parish of the Holy Infant Jesus (F-1856),
San Antonio 2206 Zambales
Mobile: 0928-856-9225
Titular: Holy Infant Jesus, 2nd
Sunday of January
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Reynaldo A.
Mangulabnan
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Jeremey
M. Granados
Parish of St. William (F-1875), San
Marcelino 2207 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 602-0163
Titular: St. William, June 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Eric E. dela Cruz
Sta. Barbara Miss ion Station, Pili, San
Marcelino, Zambales
Priest inCharge:
Rev. Fr. John
Michael M. Guilleno
Parish of St. Nicholas of Tolentino
(F-1865), Castillejos 2208 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 623-2262
Titular: St. Nicholas of Tolentino,
Sept. 10
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joel Huerto
Vicar Cooperator: Rev. Fr. Felix P.
Labios Jr.
Parish of St. James (F-1607), Subic
2209 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 232-2310
Titular: St. James, July 25
Parish Priest and Moderator of
Ministry in Solidum: Rev. Fr. Ernesto
C. Raymundo
Vicar Cooperator: Rev. Fr. Regalado
Tiongson
- Garden of Prayer, Aningway,
Subic 2209 Zambales
St. Therese of the Child Jesus Diocesan
Shrine, Subic, 2209 Zambales
Rector: Rev. Fr. John A. Arga
Parish of St. Anthony of Padua (F-1968),
Matain, Subic 2209 Zambales
l.: (047) 232-1302
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua,
June 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Arwin E. Ysonza


St. Joseph Vicariate
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Arlie Q. Vento
Parish of St. Joseph (F-1920), Olongapo
City 2200 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 222-4290
Titular: St. Joseph, March 19
Parish Priest and Moderator of
Ministry in Solidum: Rev. Fr. Renato
Roque C. Villanueva
Vicar Cooperator: Rev. Fr. Apolinario
V. Lezada
Parish of the Immaculate Conception
(F-1986), Bo. Barretto, 2200
Olongapo City
Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate
Conception, Dec. 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Josefino M.
Bernardo
Parish of St. Anne (F-1985), Gordon
Heights, Olongapo City 2200
Zambales
Tel.: (047) 222-5904
Titular: St. Anne, July 26
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Arlie Q. Vento
Parish of Sta. Rita (F-1967), Sta. Rita,
Olongapo City 2200 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 222-2165
Titular: Sta. Rita, May 22
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. William M.
Monsalud
Parish of St. Columban (F-1963), St.
Columban, Olongapo City 2200
Zambales
Tel.: (047) 222-2536
Titular: St. Columban, Nov. 23
Parish Priest and Moderator of
Ministry in Solidum: Rev. Fr. Virgilio
A. Monje
President, Columban College: Rev.
Fr. Raymann G. Catindig, EdD
- San Roque Chapel (SBMA )
Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Emmanuel S.
Montes
Parish of the Bless ed Trinity (F-1975),
54 Santol Road, Purok 5, New
Cabalan, Olongapo City 2200
Zambales
Tel.: (047) 224-2446
Titular: Blessed Trinity (Solemnity
of the Blessed Trinity)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Lazaro B.
Villafuerte
St. Vincent De Paul Parish (F-2019),
Old Caba lan, Olongapo City
Tel.: (047) 224-7714
Titular: St. Vincent de Paul, Sept. 27
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. John Nathaniel
M. Cube
Parish of San Lorenzo De Manila
(F-1991), 117 Murphy St., New
Kalalake, Olongapo City 2200
Zambales
Tel.: (047) 222-5560
Titular: San Lorenzo de Manila,
September 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Orlando B. Correa
Parish of the Holy Family (F-1992),
Lower Kalaklan, Olongapo City
2200 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 222-2050
Titular: Holy Family (Feast of the
Holy Family)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Israel Enero
C. Camara


Retired Clergy
Very Rev. Msgr. Crisostomo A.
Cacho; Rev. Fr. Roland M. Almo;
Rev. Fr. Audencio M. Mozo Jr.;
Rev. Fr. Danilo M. Lopez; Rev. Fr.
Michael Duffin


Diocesan Clergy in Other Assignments
On-Leave in the Philippines: Rev. Fr.
Reynaldo N. Tumbocon
On-Study Leave in Rome: Rev. Fr.
Gerald Mariano M. Pascual
On-Leave in the US: Rev. Fr. Dwight
de Jesus


INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE /
SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE
MEN
Ordo Canonicorum Regularium Sanctae
Crucis (ORC)
Franciscans Order of Friars Minor (OFM)


WOMEN
Augustinian Sisters of Our Lady of
the Consolation (ASOLC)
Benedictines of the Eucharistic
King (OSB)
Carmel of the Holy Spirit (OCD)
Congregation of the Sisters of St.
John the Baptist (CSSJB)
Dominican Sisters of St. Joseph (OP)
Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate
Conception (SFIC)
Franciscan Missionaries of Infant
Jesus (FMIJ)
Missionaries of Charity (MC)
Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres (SPC)
Sisters of the Holy Cross (SOA)
Benedictine Hermits of the Holy
Eucharist (OSBHHE)


EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
Columban College (F-1961), Mt. Apo
St., East Tapinac, Olongapo City
2200 Zambales
Tels.: (047) 222-3329; 222-7782
Columban College, Barretto, 2200
Olongapo City
Tel.: (047) 222-9360
Mobile: 0919-939-07980; 0920-
956-8195
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Columban College, Sta. Cruz 2213
Zambales
Magsaysay Memorial College (F-1951),
San Narciso 2205 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 602-2093
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Carmel Academy, Palauig 2210 Zambales
Mobile: 0919-469-5165
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St. Nicholas Academy, Castillejos 2208
Zambales
Tel./Fax: (047) 602-2261
Mobile: 0927-711-0690; 0912-814-
1452
st_nicholas_academy@hotmail. com
Saint Anne Academy, Gordon Heights,
Olongapo City 2200 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 223-8607
Mobile: 0929-322-1569
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St. Anthony’s School of Matain,
Matain 2209 Subic
Tel.: (047) 232-1075
Mobile: 0908-297-5732
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St. Augustine’s School (F-1962), Iba
2201 Zambales
Mobile: 0917-565-0046
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St. Columban’s Montess ori School
(F-1956), San Felipe 2204 Zambales
Mobile: 0947-625-5713
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St. James School, Subic 2209 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 232-3073; 223-8526
Mobile: 0922-987-4417
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Sta. Monica Parochial Institute, Botolan
2202 Zambales
Mobile: 0946-686-3683
Christ the King High School, Sta. Rita, Olo
Tel.: (047) 223-7564
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Immaculate Conception Academy, Cabangan
2203 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 602-2059
Mobile: 0920-606-1857
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St. Joseph’s College, Olongapo City
2200 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 222-3390; 602-4481
St. Vincent Academy, Candelaria 2212
Zambales
Mobile: 0921-733-0380
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St. Williams’ School, San Marcelino
2207 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 623-0047
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San Andres School of Masinloc,
Masinloc
2211 Zambales
Mobile: 0915-600-7495
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Sta. Cruz Academy, Sta. Cruz 2213
Zambales
Mobile: 0949-991-7758
T.R. Yangco Catholic Educational Institute,
San Antonio 2206 Zambales
Mobile: 0917-825-0132
St. Francis School of Learning, Nibangon,
Subic 2209 Zambales


MISCELLANEOUS LISTING
Ina Poon Bato Catechetical Center, Iba,
2201 Zambales
Social Action Center of Zambales (SACZ),
Olongapo City 2200
Tel.: (047) 222-2050
St. Joseph Community Center Foundation,
Inc., Olongapo City 2200
Tel.: 222-4031
San Antonio Charity Clinic, San Antonio
2206 Zambales
Bishop Henry Byrne Memorial Clinic,
Botolan 2202 Zambales
Sabak-Community-Based Rehabilitation
Center, Candelaria 2212 Zambales
Mother Rita Community Center, Brgy.
Yamot, Candelaria, Zambales
St. Raphael’s Priory, Malimanga, 2122
Candelaria, Zambales
Mobile: 0929-850-4056
St. Anthony’s Charity Clinic, Matain,
Subic 2209 Zambales
Garden of Prayer, Aningway, Subic
2209 Zambales
Tel.: (047) 232-3273
Preda (Prevention & Rehabilitation
Center for Drug Abuse), Upper
Kalaklan 2200 Olongapo City
Poggio Bustone Renewal Center, Brgy.
Beneg, Botolan, Zambales


† NECROLOGY †
2014: Rev. Fr. James Laquindanum
2015: Rev. Fr. Marciano C. Sandoval
2018: Rev. Fr. Amado S. Cenzon; Rev.
Fr. Ramoncito M. Vicente
2019: Rev. Fr. Michael Oliver S. Lucio
2020: Rev. Fr. Simplicio C. Esteban