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Parishes and Parochial Clergy

City of Butuan

I.   Vicariate of Mary, Mother of the Church
    
Vicar Forane: 

St. Joseph Cathedral (F-1596)
     E. Luna St., Butuan City, 8600 Agusan del Norte
     Tel. 342-3521

    Population: 45,837; Catholics: 36,669
    Parish Priest: Rev. Voltaire Rono
    Parochial Vicars: Rev. Ronnie Licayan
                              Rev. Ernesto Lasala, Jr.

Christ the King Parish (F-1956)
     Tungao, Butuan City, 8600 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 61,022; Catholics: 51,309
    Titular: Christ the King, 4th Sunday of May
    Parish Priest: Rev. Avelino Balatucan

Holy Cross Parish (F-1965)
     Ampayon, Butuan City, 8600 Agusan del Norte
     Tel. 342-5388

    Population: 45,095; Catholics: 39,838
    Titular: Holy Cross, May 28
    Parish Priest: Rev. Marcelino Caldoza
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Loven Tutas

Holy Redeemer Parish (F-1968)
     Langihan, Butuan City, 8600 Agusan del Norte
     Tel. 342-3402

    Population: 83,819; Catholics: 67,054
    Titular: Mother of Perpetual Help, 4th Sunday of June
    Parish Priest: Rev. Florentino de Guzman, MSC
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Joey Cervantes, MSC

Sto. Niño Parish (F-1986)
     Libertad, Butuan City, 8600 Agusan del Norte
     Tel. 342-8370

    Population: 26,496; Catholics: 23,641
    Titular: Holy Infant Jesus, Jan. Sunday after Baptism of Christ
    Parish Priest: Rev. Juanito Belino
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Rey Lim
                            Rev. Alfredo Bitancor

Immaculate Conception Parish (F-1994)
     St. Joseph Subdivision, Butuan City, 8600 Agusan del Norte
     Tel. 342-6545

    Population: 23,297; Catholics: 20,092
    Titular: Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8
    Parish Priest: Rev. Rufino de Gracia

Our Lady of the Light Parish
    
Brgy. Bading, Butuan City, 8600 Agusan del Norte
     Tel. 342-3798

    Titular: Our Lady of the Light
    Parish Priest: Rev. Gabriel Avelino

St. Ezekiel Moreno Parish (F-1995)
     Baan, Butuan City, 8600 Agusan del Norte
     Tel. 342-8228

    Population: 32,500; Catholics: 26,000
    Titular: St. Ezekiel Moreno, Aug. 19
    Parish Priest: Rev. Porferio Colon, Jr.
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Herman Licayan

Our Lady of Snows Parish (F-1994)
     Las Nieves, 8610 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 19,314; Catholics: 13,802
    Titular: Our Lady of the Snows, Aug. 5
    Parish Priest: Rev. Francisco Sanchez

Province of Agusan del Norte

II.  Vicariate of Mary, Queen of Apostles
    
Vicar Forane: Msgr. Cesar L. Gatela, HP

St. James the Great Parish (F-1937)
     Buenavista, 8601 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 49,299; Catholics: 36,709
    Titular: St. James the Great, July 25
    Parish Priest: Rev. Roldan Nunez
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Jonathan Larombe

St. Michael the Archangel Parish (F-1948)
     Nasipit, 8602 Agusan del Norte
     Tels. 342-4513, 283-3111, 343-2167

    Population: 42,722; Catholics: 38,126
    Titular: St. Michael the Archangel, September 29
    Parish Priest: Msgr. Cesar L. Gatela
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Aldrin Alaan

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish (F-1959)
     Carmen, 8603 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 19,432; Catholics: 16,736
    Titular: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, July 16
    Parish Priest: Rev. Nelson Marilag

San Isidro Labrador Parish (F-1994)
     Rizal, Buenavista, 8601 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 13,639; Catholics: 8,914
    Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 15
    Parish Priest: Rev. Romeo Cabatic

III. Vicariate of Mary, Mother of God
    
Vicar Forane: Msgr. Enrique Kuizon, HP

St. Anne Parish (F-1983)
     Tubay, 8606 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 19,112; Catholics: 12,155
    Titular: St. Anne, July 26
    Parish Priest: Rev. Vicente Blanco

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish (F-1955)
     Kitcharao, 8609 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 17,044; Catholics: 13,635
    Titular: Immaculate Heart of Mary, Aug. 22
    Parish Priest: Rev. Antonio Saniel

St. Isidore the Farmer Parish (F-1990)
     RTR, 8611 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 13,148; Catholics: 8,194
    Titular: San Isidro, May 15
    Parish Priest: Rev. Silverio Relova

Our Lady of Assumption Parish (F-1624)
     Jabonga, 8607 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 23,326; Catholics: 15,526
    Titular: Our Lady's Assumption, Aug. 15
    Parish Priest: Rev. Joesilo Amalla

Our Lady of the Rosary Parish (F-1965)
     Magallanes, 8605 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 20,319; Catholics: 16,903
    Titular: Our Lady of the Rosary, 3rd Sunday of October
    Parish Priest: Msgr. Enrique Kuizon, HP

 6—Our Lady of the Presentation Parish (F-1913)
      Cabadbaran, 8605 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 58,122; Catholics: 35,829
    Titular: Our Lord's Presentation, Feb. 2
    Parish Priest: Rev. Isaac Manuel Moran

St. James the Great Parish (F-1997)
     Santiago, 8608 Agusan del Norte

    Population: 16,013; Catholics: 7,994
    Titular: St. James the Great, July 25
    Parish Priest: Rev. Dennis Mira

Province of Agusan del Sur

IV. Vicariate of Mary, Queen of Peace
    
Vicar Forane: Msgr. Jimwell Goyo

St. Anthony of Padua Parish (F-1984)
     Sibagat, 8503 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 35,132; Catholics: 23,416
    Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
    Parish Priest: Rev. Leonardo Guiritan
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Carlito Clase

St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish (F-1881)
     Esperanza, 8513 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 52,893; Catholics: 35,722
    Titular: St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 31
    Parish Moderator: Rev. Roberto Butawan
    Parochial Vicars: Rev. Ricky Amante
                              Rev. Eustacio Arnigo, Jr.
                              Rev. Ronnie Bolongaita
                              Rev. Juanito Nunez, Jr.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish (F-1959)
     Bayu-gan, 8502 Agusan del Sur
     Tels. (085) 830-2267, 830-2268, 231-2032

    Population: 67,171; Catholics: 55,148
    Titular: Sacred Heart of Jesus, June 30
    Parish Priest: Msgr. Jimwell Goyo
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Dennis Prisco

San Isidro Labrador Parish (F-1994)
     Salvacion, Bayugan, 8502 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 15,389; Catholics: 12,311
    Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 25
    Parish Priest: Rev. Santiago Ybañez

San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila Parish (F-1990)
     Taglatawan, Bayugan, 8502 Agusan del Sur
     Tels. (085) 830-0276, 231-2215

    Population: 32,662; Catholics: 26,534
    Titular: San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila, September 28
    Parish Priest: Rev. Eduardo Teo
    Parochial Vicars: Rev. Almado Ecarma
                              Rev. Vicente Cajegas

V. Vicariate of Our Lady of the Rosary
   
Vicar Forane: Rev. Nico Hofstede, O'Carm

St. Aloysius Gonzaga Parish (F-1965)
     San Luis, 8511 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 27,107; Catholics: 20,067
    Titular: St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Dec. 20
    Parish Priest: Rev. Sansin Ebuna, MSC

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish (F-1957)
     San Francisco, 8501 Agusan del Sur
     Tels. (085) 242-3136, 242-3135

    Population: 64,220; Catholics: 44,436
    Titular: Sacred Heart of Jesus, June 19
    Parish Priest: Rev. Perfecto Adeva, O'Carm
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Renie Gomisong, O'Carm

Our Lady of the Rosary Parish (F-1994)
     Rosario, 8504 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 37,228; Catholics: 27,442
    Titular: Our Lady of the Rosary, Oct. 7
    Parish Priest: Rev. Orencio Mumar, O'Carm
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Dioscoro Endriga, O'Carm

St. Michael Parish (F-1994)
     Bah-bah, Prosperidad, 8500 Agusan del Sur
     Tel. (085) 241-3101

    Population: 74,921; Catholics: 51,527
    Titular: St. Michael the Archangel, September 29
    Parish Priest: Rev. Harold Chiefe, O'Carm
    Parochial Vicars: Rev. Bonaventura Sunari, O'Carm,
                              Rev. Deacon Arie Kuil, O'Carm

St. Stanislaus Kotska Parish (F-1874)
     Talacogon, 8530 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 31,694; Catholics: 26,254
    Titular: St. Stanislaus Kotska, Nov. 13
    Parish Priest: Rev. Joven Esteban, Jr., MSC

Sto. Niño Parish (F-1992)
     Del Monte 8500 Agusan del Sur
     Population: 8,000; Catholics: 6,000
     Titular: Holy Infant Jesus, Jan. 15
     Parish Priest: Rev. Jose Fermin Crave, MSC

St. Vincent Ferrer Parish (F-1997)
     Patin-ay, Prosperidad, 8500 Agusan del Sur
     Tel. (085) 242-3783

    Titular: St. Vincent Ferrer
    Parish Priest: Rev. Nico Hofstede, O'Carm.

VI. Vicariate of Mary, Queen of Martyrs
     
Vicar Forane: Rev. Joseph Audiencia, SVD
       SVD Agusan Central House
       Rev. Joseph Audiencia, SVD
       Rev. Pio Eugenio, SVD

St. Francis of Assisi Parish (F-1965)
     Trento, 8505 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 45,830; Catholics: 31,042
    Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, Oct. 4
    Parish Priest: Rev. Alberto D. Parajes

Immaculate Conception Parish (1985)
     Veruela, 8509 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 29,461; Catholics: 12,975
    Titular: Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8
    Parish Priest: Rev. Nestor Ubalde, SVD
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Marcelo Cattaneo, SVD

St. Isidore The Farmer Parish (F-1985)
     Loreto, 8507 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 30, 930; Catholics: 19,996
    Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer, May 15
    Parish Priest: Rev. Jovencio Doyungan, SVD

St. Joseph the Worker Parish (F-1635)
     Bunawan, 8506 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 30,889; Catholics: 19,335
    Titular: St. Joseph the Worker, May 1
    Parish Priest: Rev. Peter Reko Payong, SVD
    TFA Coordinator: Rev. Ruby Tagaro, SVD

St. Joseph the Husband of Mary Parish (F-1985)
     Sta. Josefa, 8512 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 16,673; Catholics: 7,402
    Titular: St. Joseph the Husband of Mary, March 19
    Parish Priest: Rev. Danilo Noval, SVD

St. Julian Parish (F-1985)
     La Paz, 8508 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 23,628; Catholics: 13,285
    Titular: St. Julian, Nov. 25
    Parish Priest: Rev. Raul Caga, SVD

San Isidro Labrador Parish (F-1985)
     Binucayan, Loreto, 8507 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 10,000; Catholics: 8,000
    Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 25
    Parish Priest: Rev. Peter Medina, SVD

Sta. Maria Parish (F-1996)
     Santa Maria, Trento, 8505 Agusan del Sur

    Population: 10,000; Catholics: 8,000
    Titular: Sta. Maria, Oct. 28
    Parish Priest: Rev. Ulrich Schlecht, SVD


Diocesan Clergy with no parish assignment

Seminary Personnel:

    Rev. Angelito Cubillas
    Rev. Guy Arnold Pineda
    Rev. Isaleo Madelo
    Rev. Alberto Becher
    Rev. Antonio Manliguez
    Rev. Ruel Lasco

With Other Assignments:

    Rev. Edgar Villanueva
    Camp Min. Urios College
    (Tel. 342-5174)

    Rev. Antonio Saniel
    Prison Apostolate
    (Tel. 342-3193)

    Rev. Joesilo Amalla
    Museum Curator

    Deacon: Rev. Randy Odchigue

Mission Representatives:

    Rev. Mesael Bacleon (USA)
    Rev. Luzvimindo Flores (USA)
    Rev. Chito Butardo (Norway)
    Rev. Dionisio Cossar (Japan)
    Rev. Manfried Kogler (Japan)

Retired: Rev. Anastacio de Castro (Manila)

Study Leave:

    Rev. Marcial Gadingan (Manila)
    Rev. Bienvenido Betaizar (Manila)
    Rev. Arnold Dagcuta (Manila)
    Rev. Dositheus Buot (Rome)
    Rev. John Christian Young (Rome)
    Felicito S. Cepeda, Jr. (Butuan)

From Other Diocese in the Philippines:

    Rev. Erwin Rommel Torres (Tandag)
    Rev. Albert Becher (Focolare)

 

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