Parishes and Parochial Clergy

A. Ecclesiastical District of Romblon & Maghali Islands

I. Vicariate of St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church

1—St. Joseph Cathedral (1635)
     Romblon, 5500 Romblon

    Population: 27,905; Catholics: 18,657
    Pastor: Very Rev. Msgr. Nonato Ernie V. Fetalino, PC, VG
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Jed Majaque

2—Our Lady of Fatima Parish (1990)
     Cogon, Romblon, 5500 Romblon

    Population: 6,798; Catholics: 5,907
    Pastor: Fr. Nestor B. Watin

3—Parish of St. Anthony de Padua (1984)
     Agnipa, Romblon, 5500 Romblon

    Population: 3,192; Catholics: 2,800
    Pastor: Fr. John Vianney Parago

4—Bliss Fisherfolk Christian Community Chaplaincy (1975)
     Our Lady of Annunciation Chapel
     Handmaids of the House of God
     Suwa, Lonos, 5500 Romblon

    Chaplain: Most Rev. Bishop

II. Vicariate of St. Joseph the Worker

1—Parish of St. Joseph, the Worker (1985)
     Corcuera, Simara, 5514 Romblon

    Population: 9,438; Catholics: 7,267
    Pastor: Fr. Cleopedy Fabonan

2—Parish of St. Nicolas of Tolentino (1644)
     Banton, 5515 Romblon

    Pastor: Fr. Gines Boada, VF
    Population: 7,077; Catholics: 6,763

3—Parish of Our Lady of the Immaculate Concepcion (1957)
     Concepcion, Sibali, 5516 Romblon

    Population: 4,910; Catholics: 4,576
    Pastor: Fr. German Mehler, SVD

4—Parish of St. Jude Thaddeus (1998)
     Alegria, Simara, 5513 Romblon

    Acting Pastor: Fr. Cleopedy Fabonan
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Leonisto Moaje

B. Ecclesiastical District of Tablas

I. Vicariate of St. Augustine

1—Parish of St. Augustine (1871)
     San Agustin, 5501 Romblon

    Population: 11,371; Catholics: 10,722
    Pastor: Very Rev. Aristeo Royo, CF

2—Parish of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception (1982)
     Sta. Maria, 5502 Romblon

    Population: 6,459; Catholics: 4,923
    Pastor: Fr. Gilbert Saminado

3—Parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (1993)
     Carmen, San Agustin, 5501 Romblon

    Population: 6,655; Catholics: 6,046
    Pastor: Fr. Mel Rey Uy

4—Parish of St. Michael, the Archangel (1961)
     Calatrava, 5503 Romblon

    Population: 7,463; Catholics: 5,163
    Pastor: Fr. Patrocinio Manalon

II. Vicariate of St. Vincent Ferrer

1—Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer (1859)
     Odiongan, 5505 Romblon

    Population: 23,990; Catholics: 10,274
    Pastor: Very Rev. Nestor Gadon, VF

2—Parish of St. Anthony de Padua (1982)
     Ferrol, 5506 Romblon

    Population: 5,621; Catholics: 3,723
    Pastor: Fr. Arturo Muros

3—Parish of Our Lady of Candles (1991)
     Libertad, Odiongan, 5505 Romblon

    Population: 8,508; Catholics: 3,137
    Pastor: Fr. Marlowe Faigao

4— Parish of St. Andrew (1892)
      San Andres, 5504 Romblon

    Population: 11,570; Catholics: 6,606
    Pastor: Fr. Rudy Magbata

III. Vicariate of St. Joseph, The Spouse of Mary

1—Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer (1954)
     Sta. Fe, 5508 Romblon

    Population: 8,049; Catholics: 6,761
    Pastor: Fr. J. Pershing Faeldog

2—Parish of St. Thomas de Villanueva (1973)
     Alcantara, 5509 Romblon

    Population: 11,061; Catholics: 9,162
    Pastor: Fr. Noel Ancheta

3—Parish of St. Isidore, the Worker (1989)
     Guinbirayan, Sta. Fe, 5508 Romblon

    Population: 3,579; Catholics: 2,935
    Pastor: Fr. Antonio Festin

4—Parish of St. Joseph, the Spouse of Mary (1863)
     Looc, 5507 Romblon

    Population: 19,285; Catholics: 10,705
    Pastor: Very Rev. Msgr. Agustin Gialogo, PC, VF

5—Parish of St. Joseph, the Spouse of Mary (1982)
     San Jose, 5510 Romblon

    Population: 7,139; Catholics: 6,071
    Pastor: Fr. Indalecio Factor

C. Ecclesiastical District of Sibuyan

I. Vicariate of Sta. Barbara

1—Parish of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception (1881)
     San Fernando, 5513 Romblon

    Population: 11,997; Catholics: 11,089
    Pastor: Rt. Rev. Msgr. Porfirio Mendez, HP, VF

2—Parish of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary (1868)
     Magdiwang, 5511 Romblon

    Population: 10,405; Catholics: 9,256
    Pastor: Fr. Jevic Pendon

3—Parish of Sto. Niño (1987)
     Danao, Cajidiocan, 5512 Romblon

    Population: 6,364; Catholics: 5,726
    Pastor: Fr. Luisito Alambra

4—Parish of Sta. Barbara (1848)
     Cajidiocan, 5512 Romblon

    Population: 10,886; Catholics: 10,247
    Pastor: Fr. Vicente Gallos

5—Parish of Our Lady of Remedy (1979)
     España, San Fernando, 5513 Romblon

    Population: 5,771; Catholics: 5,317
    Acting Pastor: Rt. Rev. Msgr. Porfirio Mendez, HP, VF
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Melvin Fetizanan

Diocesan Clergy

1—Fr. Luisito Alambra
     Parish of Sto. Niño
     Danao, Cajidiocan, 5512 Romblon

2— Fr. Noel Ancheta
      Parish of St. Thomas de Villanueva
      Alcantara, 5509 Romblon

3—Fr. Gines Boada
     Parish of Saint Nicolas de Tolentino
     Banton, 5515 Romblon

4—Fr. Cleopedy Fabonan
     Parish of St. Joseph, the Worker
     Corcuera, Simara, 5514 Romblon

5—Fr. Indalecio Factor
     Parish of St. Joseph, Spouse of Mary
     San Jose, 5510 Romblon

6—Fr. J. Pershing Faeldog
     Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer
     Sta. Fe, 5508 Romblon

7—Fr. Marlowe Faigao
     Parish of Our Lady of Candles
     Libertad, Odiongan, 5505 Romblon

8—Fr. Melvin Fetizanan
     Parish of Our Lady of Remedy
     España, San Fernando, 5513 Romblon

9—Fr. Nestor Gadon
     Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer
     Odiongan, 5505 Romblon

10—Fr. Vicente Gallos
       Parish of Sta. Barbara
       Cajidiocan, 5512 Romblon

11—Rev. Msgr. Agustin Gialogo
       Parish of St. Joseph
       Looc, 5507 Romblon

12—Fr. Rudy Magbata
       Parish of St. Andrew
       San Andres, 5504 Romblon

13—Fr. Jed Majaque
       St. Joseph Cathedral
       Romblon, 5500 Romblon

14—Fr. Patrocinio Manalon
       Parish of St. Michael, the Archangel
       Calatrava, 5503 Romblon

15—Fr. Ruben Manliguez
       San Lorenzo Ruiz Seminary
       Monte de Maria, Odiongan, 5505 Romblon

16—Rt. Rev. Msgr. Porforio Mendez, HP
       Parish of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception
       San Fernando, 5513 Romblon

17—Fr. Leonisto Moaje
       Parish of St. Jude Thaddeus
       Alegria, Simara, 5514 Romblon

18—Fr. Arturo Muros
       Parish of St. Anthony de Padua
       Ferrol, 5506 Romblon

19—Fr. John Vianney Parago
       Parish of St. Anthony de Padua
       Agnipa, Romblon, 5500

20—Fr. Jevic Pendon
       Parish of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary
       Magdiwang, 5511 Romblon

21—Fr. JM Manolo Punzalan
      San Lorenzo Ruiz Seminary
      Monte de Maria, Odiongan, 5505 Romblon

22—Fr. Gilbert Saminado
       Parish of the Immaculate Conception
       Sta. Maria, 5502 Romblon

23—Fr. Nestor Watin
       Parish of Our Lady of Fatima
       Cogon, Romblon 5500 Romblon

24—Fr. Mel Rey Uy
       Parish of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
       Carmen, San Agustin 5501 Romblon

25—Fr. Antonio Festin
       Parish of St. Isidore, the Worker
       Guinbirayan, Sta. Fe, 5508 Romblon

26—Fr. Aristeo Royo
       Parish of St. Augustine, San Agustin, 5501 Romblon

Priests Working Outside the Diocese

On Leave to the Military Ordinariate:

    Fr. Ramon Caesar Conde
    Fr. Eustacio Galindo
    Fr. Angel Rollo
    Fr. Emiliano Fadri

Guests Priests in Manila:

    Fr. Virgil Fabriquel
    Fr. Guillermo Ramo
    Fr. Mariano Baranda
    Fr. Leticio Malayo
    Fr. Arturo Calsado, Jr.
    Fr. Narciso Miñon, Jr.

Priests Assigned at the St. Joseph Regional Seminary:

    Fr. Peter Correa
    Fr. Peter Pedrola

On Loan to the Diocese of Orange Country, California, USA:

    Fr. Ely Tavarro

On Leave:

    Fr. Alexander Ruga
    Fr. Calixto Fruelda
    Fr. Domenciano Manzo

Sick/Retired Priests:

    Fr. Renato Magada
    Msgr. Ramon Moreno

On Sabatical Leave:

    Fr. Edwin Musico

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