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Parishes and Parochial Clergy

I.  Vicariate of Sts. Peter & Paul
   
Vicar Forane: Msgr. Bienvenido Chiquillo, PA

1 Our Lady's Nativity Parish (F-1785)
     6710 Calbayog City, Samar
     Tel. 2091-394

Population: 63,819; Catholics: 62,000
Titular: Our Lady's Nativity, Sept. 8
Parish Priest: Msgr. Bienvenido Chiquillo, PA
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Robert F. Talon
                        Rev. Francis Uy

2Holy Infant Parish (F-1885)
     6710 Oquendo Dist., Calbayog City, Samar

Population: 28,344; Catholics: 27,700
Titular: Holy Infant Child, Jan. 15
Parish Priest: Msgr. Basilio Rosales, PA
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Renato Piczon

3St. James the Apostle Parish (F-1910)
     6709 Sta. Margarita, Samar

Population: 31,637; Catholics: 30,100
Titular: St. James the Apostle, Jul. 25
Parish Priest: Msgr. Luis Llarenas, HP

4Holy Infant Parish (F-1965)
     6711 Sto. Niņo, Samar

Population: 11,832; Catholics: 9,800
Titular: Holy Infant, Jan. 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Armando Cagomoc

5St. Vincent Ferrer Parish (F-1911)
     Tinambacan Dist., 6710 Calbayog City

Population: 27,543; Catholics: 26,900
Titular: St. Vincent Ferrer, May 11
Parish Priest: Rev. Medardo Durmiendo

6The Holy Trinity Parish (F-1961)
     Brgy. Trinidad, 6710 Calbayog City

Population: 9,679; Catholics: 8,000
Titular: The Holy Trinity
Parish Priest: Rev. Lito Capeding

II.  Vicariate of St. Isidore
    
Vicar Forane: Msgr. Romulo Montero, PC

1St. Michael the Archangel Parish (F-1729)
     6706 Gandara, Samar

Population: 33,250; Catholics: 30,100
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel, September 29
Parish Priest: Rev. Romeo Manzanero

2St. Isidore the Farmer Parish (F-1975)
     6704 San Jorge, Samar

Population: 10,170; Catholics: 10,100
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer, May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Arnulfo Sison

3St. Francis of Assisi Parish (F-1866)
     6704 Tarangnan, Samar

Population: 16,162; Catholics: 15,500
Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, Oct. 4
Parish Priest: Msgr. Romulo Montero, PC

4Holy Infant Parish (F-1993)
     6705 Pag-sanghan, Samar

Population: 7,900; Catholics: 7,100
Titular: Holy Infant, Feb. 21
Parish Priest: Rev. Joaquin Colminas

5St. Isidore the Farmer Parish (F-1996)
     6708 Matuginao, Samar

Population: 5,205; Catholics: 5,100
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer, May 15
Administrator: Rev. Romeo Manzanero

III. Vicariate of St. Francis De Sales
    
Vicar Forane: Msgr. Manuel Cruz, PA

1St. Bartholomew the Apostle Parish (F-1627)
     6700 Catbalogan, Samar
     Tel. 756-0309

Population: 42,873; Catholics: 40,800
Titular: St. Bartholomew the Apostle, Aug. 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Niceas Abejuela
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Cesar Aculan, Rev. Elias Solis,
                        Rev. Raymundo de Guzman

2St. Paschal Baylon Parish (F-1882) 
     6701 Jiabong, Samar

Population: 12,235; Catholics: 11,700
Titular: St. Paschal Baylon, May 17
Parish Priest: Rev. Iluminado Paulino

3Immaculate Conception Parish (F-1958)
     6702 Motiong, Samar

Population: 9,025; Catholics: 8,700
Titular: Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Julio Gaddi, Jr.

4St. Francis of Assisi Parish (F-1856)
     Brgy. Silanga, 6700 Catbalogan, Samar

Population: 15,720; Catholics: 15,200
Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, Oct. 4
Parish Priest: Rev. Juan Papel

5Diocesan Marian Shrine (F-1994)
     6700 Catbalogan, Samar

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Oct. 7
Ubanon District Catbalogan, Samar; Tel. 756-03-51
Rector: Msgr. Manuel Cruz, PA

IV. Vicariate of St. Pius X
    
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fidel Colminar

1Our Lady of Anunciation Parish (F-1856)
     6704 Calbiga, Samar

Population: 24,437; Catholics: 24,000
Titular: Our Lady of Annunciation, May 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Fidel Colminar

2St. Anthony of Padua Parish (F-1959)
     Brgy. Bagacay, 6713 Hinabangan, Samar

Population: 6,437; Catholics: 6,200
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
Administrator: Rev. Andres Pacoli

3St. Joseph the Worker Parish (F-1976)
     6713 Hinabangan, Samar

Population: 11,200; Catholics: 11,500
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker, May 1
Parish Priest: Rev. Andres Pacoli

4Our Lady of Sorrows Parish (F-1946)
     6716 Pinabacdao, Samar

Population: 8,103; Catholics: 7,800
Titular: Our Lady of Sorrows, May 10
Parish Priest: Rev. Adrian Melvin Ojeda

5St. Michael the Archangel Parish (F-1956)
     6714 San Sebastian, Samar

Population: 5,192; Catholics: 5,100
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel, September 29
Parish Priest: Rev. Marlon Laurel

6Sts. Peter & Paul Parish (F-1768)
     6703 Paranas, Samar

Population: 25,273; Catholics: 25,000
Titular: Sts. Peter & Paul, June 29
Parish Priest: Rev. Teofanes Tabones

V.  Vicariate of Pope John XXIII
    
Vicar Forane: Msgr. Paulino Singzon, HP

1St. Rose of Lima Parish (F-1866)
     6717 Villareal, Samar

Population: 32,591; Catholics: 31,600
Titular: St. Rose of Lima, August 30
Parish Priest: Msgr. Paulino Singzon, HP

2St. James the Apostle Parish (F-1951)
     6719 Talalora, Samar

Population: 12,920; Catholics: 12,100
Titular: St. James the Apostle, July 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Bartolome Dumalag

3Holy Infant Jesus Parish (F-1957)
     6722 Daram, Samar

Population: 20,927; Catholics: 19,600
Titular: Holy Infant Jesus, Jan. 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Jose Balasbas

4St. Anthony of Padua Parish (F-1865)
     6725 Zumarraga, Samar

Population: 16,832; Catholics: 15,500
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Rolando Vivas

VI. Vicariate of Saint Joseph
    
Vicar Forane: Msgr. Vicente Astorga, HP

1St. Michael the Archangel Parish (F-1854)
     6720 Basey, Samar

Population: 50,430; Catholics: 48,500
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel, September 29
Parish Priest: Msgr. Anton Verzosa, HP
Par. Vicar: Rev. Bernard Comilan

2St. James the Apostle Parish (F-1959)
     6721 Osmeņa, Marabut, Samar

Population: 15,245; Catholics: 13,300
Titular: St. James the Apostle, July 25
Administrator: Msgr. Anastacio Labutin, HP

3St. Rita of Casia Parish (F-1856)
     6718 Sta. Rita, Samar

Population: 18,160; Catholics: 17,800
Titular: St. Rita of Casia, May 22
Parish Priest: Rev. Rolando Guiuan


Diocesan Clergy with no Parish Assignments

Seminary Personnel: 

St. Vincent de Paul College Seminary
Dagum Hills, Calbayog City, Samar
Msgr. Leonardo Guadalquiver, PC, JCL
Rev. Roland Cajegas
Rev. Cyrain Cabuenas (Borongan)
Rev. Richard Tan
Rev. Ferdinand Figueroa

Abroad/On Leave:

Most Rev. Ricardo Tancinco, Jr., DD (Resigned)
Msgr. Roberto Guiauan (Ret. Mil. Chaplain), Mla.
Msgr. George Tomichek, PA, USA
Rev. Carlos Davantes, USA
Rev. Guillermo Yabao, USA
Rev. Bernabe Sison, USA
Rev. Torribio Aniban, USA
Rev. Felicito Baybay, USA
Rev. Nestor Caber, Manila
Rev. Elmer Tumamak, Manila

Chaplain In the AFP:

Msgr. (Capt.) Alberto Songco, CHS (PN)
Rev. Antonio Gerente
Rev. Domingo Ontuca
Rev. Paul Merida
Rev. Ramon Daguman

Retired/Sick:

Msgr. Anastacio Labutin, HP, Pinabacdao
Msgr. (Col.) Roberto Guiuan, PA, Manila
Msgr. Jose Lentejas, HP, Tinambacan,
Rev. Manuel Colasito

Study Leave: 

Rev. Leonides Laguelles, Manila
Rev. Servillo Maiso, Jr., Manila
Msgr. Francisco Cinco, III, PC, Spain


Necrology

Msgr. Jose Maria Ricalde, PA (Aug. 9, 1990)
Rev. Froilan Monsanto (Nov. 10, 1990)
Rev. Pedro Garcia (July 1993)
Msgr. Pedro Hacbang, HP (Dec. 29, 1994)
Rev. Roberto Bacolcol (Oct. 23, 1995)
Msgr. Bernardo Irinco, HP (July 22, 1997)

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