Parishes

PARISHES

 

I. Vicariate of St. John Mary Vianney

Vicar Forane: Rev. Nemesio Quiloña

 

1—Borongan (F-Pre-1768) 6800 Eastern Samar

Population: 36,863; Catholics: 35,321
Titular: The Nativity of Our Lady, Sept. 8
Pastor-Moderator: Fr. Anacleto Asebias
Pastors: Fr. Arturo Gonzales
Fr. Joseph Nicolas

2—San Julian (F-April 29, 1887) 6814 (Libas, Nonoc)

Population: 12,162; Catholics: 11,942
Titular: Our Lady of the Seven Dolors, July 16
Administrator: Rev. Priscillano Elardo

3—Maydolong (F-Nov. 18, 1956) 6802

Population: 12,141; Catholics: 11,421
Titular: St. Roch, August 16
Parish Priest: Rev. Nemesio Quiloña

4—Brgy. Lalawigan, Borongan (F-June 29, 1964) 6800

Population: 8,950; Catholics: 8,788
Titular: Assumption of Our Lady, Aug. 15
Parish Priest: Msgr. Lope C. Robredillo

5— Brgy. Maypangdan, Borongan

Population:
Titular: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, July 14
Parish Priest: Rev Joseph Orsal

II. Vicariate of St. Joseph

Vicar Forane: Rev. Teodoro Sison

 

1—Llorente (F-May 14, 1851) 6803 (Lanang)

Population: 16,776; Catholics: 16,342
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Joberto Picardal

2—Hernani (F-Jan. 4, 1864) 6804 (Nag-as)

Population: 7,911; Catholics: 7,721
Titular: Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Sept. 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Ryan Renato Lopez

3—General MacArthur (F-Nov. 30, 1948) 6805 (Pambujan Sur)

Population: 10,044; Catholics: 9,892
Titular: St. Joseph, Aug. 27
Parish Priest: Rev. Guido Ditalo

4—Balangkayan (F-Sept. 8, 1961)  6801 San Buenaventura

Population: 8.784; Catholics: 7,165
Parish Priest: Rev. Teodoro Sison

 

III. Vicariate of the Most Holy Rosary

Vicar Forane:

 

1—Guiuan, Eastern Samar (F-Pre-1768) 6809 (Butag)

Population: 21,720; Catholics: 21,531
Titular: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, December 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Leroy Geli

2—Salcedo, E. Samar (F-Dec. 8, 1862) 6807 (San Isidro de Sudao)

Population: 11,880; Catholics: 11, 852
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer, May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Edwin Juaban

3—Mercedes (F-Oct. 25, 1894; re-erected Feb. 22, 1964) 6808

Population: 5,473; Catholics: 5,321
Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, May 1
Parish Priest: Rev. Lesme Afable

4—Brgy. Sulangan, Guiuan (F-Jan. 6, 1957) 6809

Population: 5,697; Catholics: 5,611
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua Shrine, June 13
Rector: Rev. Jose Lugay

5—Brgy. Matarinao, Salcedo (F-Aug. 21, 1959) 6807

Population: 4,432; Catholics: 4,392
Titular: Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Oct. 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Sergio Galbignani

6—Brgy. Casuguran, Homonhon Island Guiuan (F-April 24, 1979) 6809

Population: 4,226; Catholics: 4,184
Titular: St. John the Baptist, June 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Manuel Lunario

7—Brgy. Buenavista, Manicani Island, Guiuan (Quasi-Parish) 6809

Population: 3,729; Catholics: 3,636
Titular: St. Lorenzo Ruiz of Manila, Sept. 27
Priest-in-Charge: Rev. Alejandro Galo

8—Brgy. Sapao, Guiuan, Eastern, Samar, Sta. Cruz (Quasi) Parish

Parish Priest: Fr. Amable Moslares

IV. Vicariate of the Holy Spirit

Vicar Forane: Rev. Saturnino Obzunar

 

1—Balangiga (F-April 1, 1954) 6812

Population: 11,019; Catholics: 10,887
Titular: St. Lawrence, August 10
Parish Priest: Rev. Saturnino Obzunar

2—Quinapondan (F-Oct. 25, 1894) 6810

Population: 13,214; Catholics: 13,044
Titular: St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Sept. 10
Parish Priest: Rev. Bernard Aljibe

3—Giporlos (F-Dec. 5, 1955) 6811

Population: 10,040; Catholics: 9,932
Titular: Our Lady of the Pillar, Oct. 12
Parish Priest: Rev. Luisito Guial

4—Lawaan (F-Sept. 8, 1961) 6813

Population: 9,720; Catholics: 9,521
Titular: The Divine Child, May 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Edwin Lanuevo

V. Vicariate of St. Ignatius of Loyola

Vicar Forane: Msgr Alfredo Amistoso, PC

 

1—Sulat (F-Pre-1768) 6815

Population: 13,509; Catholics: 13,437
Titular: St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 31
Parish Priest: Msgr Alfredo Amistoso, PC

2—Taft (F-before 1768) 6816 (Tubig)

Population: 12,254; Catholics: 12,042
Titular: St. James the Greater, July 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Francisco Corado

3—Dolores (F-April 20, 1878) 6817 (Bacod, Jubasan, Paric)

Population: 34,232; Catholics: 33,821
Titular: St. Joachim, Aug. 16
Parish Priest: Rev. Romeo Solidon
Parochial Vicars: Rev Pedro Aquino / Rev Joaquin Bertos

4—Can-Avid (F-July 10, 1956) 6806 (Maria Angeles)

Population: 15,207; Catholics: 14,922
Titular: Our Lady, Queen of Angels, Aug. 2
Parish Priest: Rev. Deogracias Gayo

5—Maslog (Quasi-Parish) 6817

Population: 3,616; Catholics: 3,601
Titular: St. Isidore the Farmer, May 27
Priest-in-Charge:

 

VI. Vicariate of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

Vicar Forane: Msgr. Crescente Japzon., PA

 

1—Oras, Eastern Samar (F-Aug. 31, 1863) 6818

Population: 31,341; Catholics: 30,815
Titular: St. Peter of Alcantara, Oct. 19
Parish Priest: Msgr. Crescente Japzon, PA

2—Arteche (F-October 1, 1955) 6822 (San Ramon)

Population: 12,583; Catholics: 12,448
Titular: St. Raymond Nonnatus, Aug. 31
Parish Priest: Rev. Dan Gañas

3—Brgy. Concepcion, Arteche (F-Nov. 5, 1957) 6822

Population:      ; Catholics:
Titular:
Parish Priest: Rev. Edoardo Lanzalaco, FdCC

4—Jipapad (F-Nov. 5, 1957) 6819

Population: 6,135; Catholics: 6,117
Titular: Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Oct. 7
Parish Priest: Rev. Vittorio Cavallaro, FdCC

4—San Policarpo (F-Dec. 26, 1959) 6821 (Bunga)

Population: 14,029; Catholics: 13,911
Titular: St. Mary Magdalene, July 22
Parish Priest: Rev. Roderick Rodeles

Bishop of Borongan

His Excellency
MOST REV. CRISPIN B. VARQUEZ, D.D.
Bishop of Borongan