Parishes and Parochial Clergy

I. Allah Valley Vicariate (AVA)

Vicar Forane: Very Rev. Fr. Rolando Japitana

1—Banga (E-1950), Catholic Parish Church
     9511 Banga, South Cotabato

    Population: 68,845; Catholics: 54,839
    Titular: Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Nov. 27
    Parish Priest: Fr. Fortunato Ferolino
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Cristito Joloro

2—Norala (E-1952), Catholic Parish Church
     9508 Norala, South Cotabato
     Tel. (083) 238-7530

    Population: 41,132; Catholics: 32,823
    Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8
    Parish Priest: Fr. Ronilo Huesca
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Ismael Ngitngit

3—Sto. Niño (E-1964), Catholic Parish Church
     9509 Sto. Niño, South Cotabato
     Tel. (083) 238-7007

    Population: 33,039; Catholics: 26,366
    Titular: Sto. Niño, January (variable)
    Parish Priest: Fr. Rolando Japitana
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Antonio Mayo

4—Surallah (E-1964), Catholic Parish Church
     9512 Surallah, South Cotabato
     Tel. (083) 238-3251

    Population: 112,707; Catholics: 82,649
    Titular: Our Lady of Lourdes, Feb. 11
    Parish Priest: Fr. Reil Posas
    Parochial Vicars: Fr. Rolando Bulso, Fr. Alexander Salas

5—T'Boli (E-1992), Catholic Parish Church
     9513 T'boli, South Cotabato

    Population: 56,325; Catholics: 39,428
    Titular: San Lorenzo Ruiz, Sept. 28
    Parish Priest: Fr. Rafael Cabrido

II. Koronadal Valley Vicariate (KVA)

Vicar Forane: Very Rev. Fr. Floro Litigio

1—Marbel (E-1946) Christ The King Cathedral
     St. Anthony Parish, 9506 Koronadal, South Cotabato
     Tel. (083) 228-2519

    Population: 122,280; Catholics: 97,579
    Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
    Parochial Vicars: Fr. Nicholas Ledesma
                              Fr. Raul Vale
                              Fr. Jimmy Faustino
                              Fr. Angelo Buenavides

2—Tantangan (E-1981), Catholic Parish Church
     9510 Tantangan, South Cotabato

    Population: 31,176; Catholics: 12,470
    Titular: San Jose Manggagawa, May 1
    Parish Priest: Fr. Antonio Chua

3—Tampakan (E-1980), Catholic Parish Church
     9507 Tampakan, South Cotabato
     Tel. (083) 228-8005

    Population: 29,246; Catholics: 23,340
    Titular: Sto. Niño, January (variable)
    Parish Priest: Fr. Romeo Subaldo
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Reynaldo Mission

4—Tupi (E-1956), Catholic Parish Church
     9505 Tupi, South Cotabato
     Tel. (083) 8234

    Population: 48,516; Catholics: 38,716
    Titular: Sta. Teresita, October 1
    Parish Priest: Fr. Godofredo Maghanoy

5—Polomolok (E-1958), Catholic Parish Church
     9504 Polomolok, South Cotabato
     Tel. (083) 225-2319

    Population: 100,089; Catholics: 79,859
    Titular: Our Lady of Lourdes, Feb. 11
    Parish Priest: Fr. Floro Litigio
    Parochial Vicars: Fr. Reynaldo Maglente
                              Fr. Bernard Parreno

III. Metro Dadiangas Vicariate (MEDA)

Vicar Forane: Very Rev. Fr. Jesus Jordan

1—Dadiangas (E-1957), Catholic Parish Church
     Dadiangas, 9500 General Santos City
     Tel. (083) 552-3634

    Population: 159,877; Catholics: 127,582
    Titular: Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, October 13
    Parish Priest: Fr. Leovigildo Acierto, CP
    Parochial Vicars: Fr. Henry Free, CP
                              Fr. Deorito Sustiguer
                              Fr. Arturo Pancho

2—Bula (E-1978), Catholic Parish Church
     Bula, 9500 General Santos City
     Tel. (083) 552-3694

    Population: 53,946; Catholics: 43,050
    Titular: Sto. Niño, January (variable)
    Parish Priest: Fr. Rosalio Munasque
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Joseph Benitez

3—Calumpang (F-1986), Catholic Parish Church
     Calumpang, 9500 General Santos City
     Tel. (083) 552-4110

    Population: 62,958; Catholics: 50,241
    Titular: Holy Cross, Sept. 14
    Parish Priest: Fr. Marcelo Em, C.P.
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Vicente Supranes, CP

4—Lagao (F-1941), Catholic Parish Church
     Lagao, 9500 General Santos City
     Tel. (083) 552-3694

    Population: 60,128; Catholics: 47,982
    Titular: Sts. Peter and Paul, June 29
    Parish Priest: Fr. Jesus Jordan
    Parochial Vicars: Fr. Bobby Parreno, Fr. Joel Toledo

IV. Gamma Vicariate (Glan-Alabel-Malapatan-Malungon)

Vicar Forane: Very Rev. Fr. Francisco Romano

1—Glan (E-1949), Catholic Parish Church
     9517 Glan, Sarangani Province

    Population: 76,683; Catholics: 61,193
    Titular: Sta. Catalina, Nov. 25
    Parish Priest: Fr. Rene Dasilao
    Parochial Vicars: Fr. Jose Legaria
                              Fr. Ricky Legario

2—Malapatan (E-1980), Catholic Parish Church
     9516 Malapatan, Sarangani Province

    Population: 49,770; Catholics: 39,716
    Titular: St. Francis Xavier, Dec. 3
    Parish Priest: Fr. Edwin Funtilon

3—Alabel (F-1988) Catholic Parish Church
     9501 Alabel, Sarangani Province

    Population: 48,137; Catholics: 38,413
    Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 15
    Parish Priest: Fr. Francisco Romano

4—Malungon (E-1978), Catholic Parish Church
     9503 Malungon, Sarangani Province

    Population: 95,459; Catholics: 76,176
    Titular: St. Joseph, March 19
    Parish Priest: Fr. Leonardo Rano
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Ernesto Casildo

IV. Makimami Vicariate (Maasim-Kiamba-Maitum-Milbuk)

Vicar Forane: Fr. Gerry Llaban

1—Maasim (E-1968), Catholic Parish Church
     9502 Maasim, Sarangani Province

    Population: 32,825; Catholics: 26,194
    Titular: Holy Cross, Sept. 14
    Parish Priest: Fr. John Salcedo

2—Kiamba (F-1956), Catholic Parish Church
     9514 Kiamba, Sarangani Province

    Population: 41,232; Catholics: 32,903
    Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
    Parish Priest: Fr. Freddie Paulo

3—Maitum (E-1978), Catholic Parish Church
     9515 Maitum, Sarangani Province

    Population: 36,657; Catholics: 29,253
    Titular: Sto. Niño, January (variable)
    Parish Priest: Fr. Gerry Llaban

4—Milbuk (E-1959), Catholic Parish Church
     Milbuk, 9808 Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat

    Population: 29,744; Catholics: 11,897
    Titular: Our Lady of Perpetual Help, June 27
    Parish Priest: Fr. Bonifacio Rapas


Mission For Indigenous Peoples

1— Bolul (B'laan Tribe) (E-1958) Assumption Mission
     Brgy. Bolul, 9506 Koronadal, South Cotabato

    Population (estimate whole Diocese); 96,720; Catholics: 10,920
    Titular: Our Lady of the Assumption, Aug. 15
    Director: Fr. Apolinario Plaza, CP
    Asst. Directors: Fr. Nazario Benitez, CP
                            Fr. Brando Recana, CP

2—Lake Sebu (T'boli Tribe) (E-1961), Santa Cruz Mission
     Lake Sebu, South Cotabato

    Population (estimate whole Diocese):
       T'boli 64,000; Catholics 7,450
       Manubo 15,950; Catholics 3,100
       Kalagan 16,000; Catholics 3,100
       Ubo 5,100; Catholics 1,100
    Titular: Holy Cross, Sept. 14
    Chair, Executive Committee: Mrs. Maria Gandam


Diocesan Clergy With No Parish Assignment

Diocesan Seminary Personnel:

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Seminary

    Rector: Fr. George Carin, Ph.L
    Procurator: Fr. Mario Eudela
    Dean: Fr. Cerilo Casicas
    Spiritual Director: Fr. Greto Bugas

Directors of Diocesan Offices:

Diocesan Schools Superintendent: Fr. Romeo Buenaobra
Spiritual Director Samaria-Cursillo: Fr. Romeo Buenaobra
Director Christian Formation Center: Fr. Romeo Buenaobra
Social Action Director: Fr. Ernesto Bendita
Director Diocesan Liturgical Center: Ms. Nilda de Guzman
Director-Radio Station DXCP: Fr. Antonio Magbanua
Director-Pontifical Mission Society: Fr. Nazario Benitez, C.P.
Manager-Paghidaet Printing Press: Fr. Ernesto Bendita
Chaplain-Notre Dame of Marbel University: Fr. Joe-An Paez
Chaplain-Notre Dame of Dadiangas College: Fr. Joseph Benitez
Chaplain-Knights of Columbus: Fr. Rolando Japitana
Spiritual Director-Legion of Mary: Fr. Rolando Japitana
Spiritual Director-Catholic Womens League: Most Rev. Bishop
Diocesan Vocation Director: Fr. Mario Eudela
Director-Diocesan Clergy Board: Fr. Jesus Villagante
Director-Diaconate Program: Fr. George Carin
Priests in Residence: Fr. Noel Ello Glan
                                Fr. Antonio Mayo, Sto. Niño

Priests In Other Dioceses in P.I.:

    Fr. Samuel Oracion, Manila
    Fr. Carlos Andalan, Manila
    Fr. Pepito Boston, Manila
    Fr. Elbert Vasquez, Cebu
    Fr. Rex Padrones, Iloilo
    Fr. Francisco Bajos, Manila
    Fr. Ronald Plomillo, Manila
    Fr. Amado Panes, Bukidnon

Priests Abroad:

    Fr. Max Saldua, USA
    Fr. Robustiano Morgia, USA
    Fr. Edwin Wee, USA
    Fr. Renato Cruz, USA
    Fr. Jaime Apolinares, USA
    Fr. Ronnie Nombre, Rome


Seminary

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Seminary
9506 Koronadal, South Cotabato
Tel. (083) 228-2509

    Rector: Fr. George Carin

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