Bishop

Most Rev. Joel Z. Baylon, D.D.
Bishop's Residence
5400 Masbate, Masbate
Philippines
Tel/Fax: (056)333-2202 or (056)333-4687


Chancery

Diocesan Pastoral Center
Masbate 5400 Masbate
Tel/Fax: (056) 333-2202

Bishop:     Most Rev. Joel Z. Baylon, D.D.
Vicar General for Administration: Rev. Msgr. Claro V. Caluya, III
Vicar General for Formation:  Rev. Msgr. Quintin C. Feraren, Jr.
Secretary-Chancellor:   Rev. Fr. Ely C. Dalanon
Oeconomus:    Rev. Emmanuel B. Basas
Chancery Secretary:   Sr. Juanita Hastia, DSJ
Religious Formation Staff:  Angel Diongzon & Erlisa Castillo


Administrative Section:

Board of Consultors:

    Most Rev. Joel Z. Baylon, D.D. Chairman
    Rev. Msgr. Claro V. Caluya, III
    Rev. Msgr. Quintin C. Feraren, Jr.
    Rev. Msgr. Hermas F. Laurio
    Rev. Fr. Emmanuel B. Basas
    Rev. Fr. Lorenzo V. Bautista
    Rev. Fr. Domingo S. Nuevo
    Rev. Fr. Arnel R. Espenilla
    Rev. Fr. Ely C. Dalanon

Presbyteral Council:

    Most Rev. Joel Z. Baylon, D.D. Chairman
    Msgr. Claro V. Caluya, III
    Msgr. Quintin C. Feraren, Jr.
    Msgr. Hermas F. Laurio
    Fr. Emmanuel B. Basas
    Fr. Ely C. Dalanon
    Fr. Eusebio A. Llonoso
    Fr. Ely M. Alvarez
    Fr. Carlos B. Toledo
    Fr. Arnel R. Espenilla
    Fr. Antonino A. Ng
    Fr. Lorenzo V. Bautista
    Fr. Domingo S. Nuevo


Masbate Catholic Education Association(MACEA)

Liceo de Masbate
Masbate 5400 Masbate
Tel: (056)333-2276

President: Rev. Msgr. Aquino T. Atendido
Vice Pres. Mr. Gilord Abelita
Sec./Treasurer: Mrs. Estenile Adoptante
Auditor: Mr. Jose Atacador


Pastoral Section

Diocesan Commissions: Directors

Liturgy   -  Rev. Fr. Jose Mari Amores
                Rev. Fr. Cesar Laurio
On Going Formation -  Rev. Msgr. Quintin C. Feraren, Jr.
Bible Apostolate -  Rev. Msgr. Hermas F. Laurio
Family & Life  -  Rev. Fr. Emmanuel B. Basas
Vocation  -  Rev. Fr. Antonino A. Ng
Religious Formation -  Rev. Fr. Arnel R. Espenilla
Youth   -  Rev. Fr. Jose B. Almero, Jr.
Prison Apostolate -  Rev. Fr. Marlon V. Mangubat
Mission   -  Rev. Fr. Domingo S. Nuevo
Health   -  Rev. Msgr. Quintin C. Feraren, Jr.
Lay Apostolate  -  Rev. Fr. Aldrin A. Aganan
Cultural Heritage -  Rev. Msgr. Hermas Laurio
                            Rev. Fr. Felipe P. Gonzales
BEC   -  Rev. Fr. Fidel Tambago
Social Action  -  Rev. Fr. Ely M. Alvarez
Media   -  Rev. Fr. Reynald A. de la Rosa
Marian Devotions -  Rev. Fr. Emerito R. Castillo
Interreligious Dialogue -  Rev. Fr. Silverio R. Espenilla, Jr.
Eucharistic Devotions -  Rev. Fr. Bienvenido Bautista
Religious Life  -  Rev. Fr. Ferdinand B. Samar, SOLT


Present Status:

   

Bishops:  

   

Diocesan Divisions:  

 

Priests:   

 

Vicariates:  

7

 Diocesan:  

72

Parishes:  

23

 Religious:  

Chaplancies:  

4

Deacon:  

  1

with resident pastors:  

27

 Total:  

75    

entrusted to Diocesan Clergy:  

25

   

Sisters:  

 

Filipino:  

27 

 Foreigner:  

1

 Total:  

28 

   

Seminarians:  

 

 High School:  

104 

 Pre- College:  

 College:  

52 

 Theology:  

11

 Total:  

173

   

Sacraments & Sacramentals:  

 

Baptism:  

14,484

Marriages:  

1,739

Confirmations:  

4,045

Funerals:  

1,832

First Communicants:  

6,132

   

Institutions:  

 

Retreat Houses: 

2

Population(1995): 

653,852

Catholics(1995): 

603,555

Area: 

7, 000 sq. km.

   

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