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Chancery

Diocese of Borongan
Borongan, 6800 Eastern Samar
Philippines
Tels.: (055) 261-2113
Fax: (055) 261-2823
E-mail:
bpmedroso@yahoo.com

Most Rev. Leonardo Y. Medroso, D.D.
Bishop of Borongan

Vicar General: Msgr. Crescente Japzon, PA
Chancellor: Rev. Inocentes Abuda, Jr., JCL
Financial Committee: Rev. Anacleto  Asebias, Jr.
                                Rev. Alejandro Galo

    Secretary: Rev. Roderick Rodeles
    Assistant Secretary: Rev. Exequiel Singzon

Pro-Synodal Examiners: The Most Reverend Bishop
                                    The Seminary Fathers
                                    The Vicars Forane
Archivist: Rev. Lope C. Robredillo


Administrative Section

Episcopal Vicars:
     Northern Region - Msgr. Crescente Japzon
     Central Region - Rev. Lope C. Robredillo
     Southern Region - Rev. Anacleto S. Asebias, Jr.

Diocesan Consultors: Msgr. Crescente Japzon
                                Rev. Joberto Picardal
                                Rev. Anacleto Asebias, Jr.
                                Rev. Romeo Solidon
                                Rev. Lesme Afable
                                Rev. Alejandro Galo

Presbyteral Council: The Most Reverend Bishop
                               Msgr. Crescente B. Japzon
                               Msgr. Pedro C. Quitorio III
                               Rev. Exequiel Singzon
                               Rev. Romeo Solidon
                               Rev. Teodoro Sison
                               Rev. Sheldon Valenti Amasa
                               Rev. Lesme Afable
                               Rev. Jose Manuel Lugay
                               Rev. Joberto Picardal
                               Rev. Anacleto Asebias, Jr.
                               Rev. Dan Gaņas


Judiciary Section

Judicial Vicar: Rev. Agustin Opalalic, Jr., JCD
Auditor: Rev. Leroy Geli, JCD
Promoter of Justice: Msgr. Crescente Japzon, PA, STL
Defender of the Bond: Rev. Inocentes Abuda, Jr., JCL
Notary: Rev. Moises Mel Campo, Jr.


Pastoral Section

Chairman: Most Rev. Leonardo Y. Medroso, DD
Executive Secretary: Rev. Lope C. Robredillo
Commission on the Doctrine of The Faith: Rev. Anacleto S. Asebias, Jr.
Commission on Liturgy: Rev. Lope C. Robredillo
Commission on Catechesis and Education: Sr. Susan Balota, DC
Commission on Biblical Apostolate: Msgr. Crescente Japzon
Commission on the Clergy: Rev. Lesme Afable
Commission on Family and Life: Rev. Joberto Picardal
Commission on the Missions: Rev. Guido Ditalo
Commission on Youth: Rev. Juderick Calumpiano
Commission on Vocation and Major Seminarians: Rev. Cyril Caliba
Commission on Catholic Social Services:   Rev. Joberto Picardal
Commission on the Laity: Rev. Fitzgerald Azul
Commission on Communication and Mass Media: Rev. Lowie Palines
Commission on the Basic Ecclesial Communities: Sr. Alicia Arreglo, DC
Presbyter & Over-all in Charge
        of the Neo-Catechumenate Movement:
Rev. Anacleto Asebias, Jr.
Spiritual Director and Over-all in Charge
        of Couples for Christ:
Msgr. Alfredo Amistoso
Formator & Over-all in Charge of Lay Ministry: Rev. Lope C. Robredillo
Spiritual Director and Over-all in Charge
       of Charismatic Communities:
Rev. Eleuterio O. Gubiana
Spiritual Director and Over-all in Charge
       of El Shaddai
:  Rev. Arturo Gonzales
Chaplain and Over-all in charge
      of Knights of Columbus:
Rev. Inocentes Abuda, Jr., JCL


STATISTICS

Bishop  -

  1

   

 Priests 

 

Diocesan:

 

Filipino - 

  68

Foreign -

  2

Religious:

 

 Filipino -

  3

Foreign -

  2

Total -

  75

   

Sisters 

 

Filipino -

  57

Foreign -

  2

Total -

  59

   

Seminaries

 

Diocesan:

 

High School -

  1

      College -

  1

Seminarians: Of the diocese studying in the diocese:

 

High School -

  77

College (1 & 2 Years) -

  17

 Of the diocese studying outside the diocese:

 

Pre-College -

  4

College -

  19

Theology -

  14

Of other dioceses studying in the diocese:

 

High School -

  13

   

Diocesan Divisions

 

Regions -

  3

Vicariates -

  6

Parishes -

  26

With resident pastor -

  26

 Entrusted to diocesan clergy -

  25

Entrusted to religious -

  1

 Quasi-Parishes -

  2

Basic Ecclesial Communities -

  41

Visitas -

  420

Educational Centers

 

Colleges -

  2

Enrolment -

  818

Vocational -

  1

Enrolment -

  59

High Schools:

 

Diocesan/Parochial -

  1

Enrolment -

  159

Directed by religious -

  10

Enrolment -

  2,896

Elementary Schools:

 

Directed by religious -

  5

Enrolment -

  335

Pre-Schools:

 

Diocesan/Parochial -

  7

Enrolment -

  321

Directed by religious -

  6

Enrolment -

  281

Grand Total:

 

Schools -

  32

Enrolment -

  4,869

   

Teaching Personnel

 

Priests -

  5

Sisters -

  24

Lay -

  176

   

Sacraments

 

Baptisms:

 

Children -

  9,271

Adult -

  28

Confirmations:

  3,117

Marriages:

 

Among Catholics -

  1,225

Mixed Marriages -

  8

   

Institutions

 

Clinic -

  2

Bible Center -

  1

Catechetical Center -

  1

Youth Center -

  1

House for Children -

  1

House for the Aged -

  1

Orphanage -

  1

Newsletter

  1

Population

  362,020

Catholics

  349,717

Area

  4,339.6 sq. kms

 

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