Dioceses in the Philippines

Apostolic Vicariate of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro

(Vicariatus Apostolicus Sancti Josephi in Mindoro) San Jose Occ Mindoro
Suffragan of Lipa
Created: January 27, 1983. Erected: April 5, 1983. Comprises the Civil Province of Occidental Mindoro with 11 municipalities. Principal Titular: Saint Joseph the Worker, May 1. Secondary Patroness: Our Lady of Fatima, May 13.

Apostolic Vicar
Most Reverend
ANTONIO P. PALANG, SVD, DD
Born: June 13, 1946, Consolacion, Cebu. Ordained Priest: July 8, 1972. Appointed Apostolic Administrator: June 26, 2000. Appointed Titular Bishop of Thuburbo Minor and Vicar Apostolic: March 1, 2002. Ordained/Installed Bishop: May 31, 2002.

Bishop’s Residence
Mabini Extension, San Jose, 5100 Occidental Mindoro
Tel.: (043) 491-5104
Tel./Fax: (043) 491-5107

PRESENT STATUS
Bishop …………………………1
Priests:
Diocesan………………… 14
Religious ………………… 17
Religious Brothers ……………… 2
Religious Sisters ……………… 32
Seminary:
Saint Joseph College
Seminary ……………………… 1
Seminarians:
Initial Formation …………… 9
College/Associate ……… 16
Theology …………………… 2
Regency …………………… 1
Diocesan Divisions:
Vicariate Foranes …………… 4
Parishes ……………………… 16
Quasi-Parish ………………… 1
With Resident Pastors ……… 17
Entrusted to Religious ………… 9
BEC……………………… 350
Educational Centers:
College:
Diocesan ……………………… 1
Religious ……………………… 1
High School:
Diocesan ……………………… 5
Religious ……………………… 1
Elementary:
Diocesan ……………………… 1
Religious ……………………… 1
Institutions:
Formation Centers ………… 1
Mission Hospital …………… 1
Catechists:
Full-Time ………………… 72
Volunteer ………………… 370

DIOCESAN CURIA
Administrative Council/Mission Council
Vicar Apostolic: Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD
Vicar General: VF 1 and VF 4: Rev. Fr. Silvino G. Enriquez
Vicar General/ VF2 and VF3: Rev. Fr. Rudyard Base, SVD
Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Jose D. Mirabueno, SVD
Financial Administrator: Rev. Fr. Mauro A. Arevalo
Episcopal Vicar for Clergy: Rev. Fr. Gerardo Causapin
Episcopal Vicar for Seminaries: Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Ernesto J. Mandanas, Jr.
Episcopal Vicar for Religious: Rev. Fr. Glenn Paul Gomez, SVD
Coordinator of Indigenous Peoples: Rev. Fr. Silvino G. Enriquez, SVD
District Superior: Rev. Fr. Glenn Paul Gomez, SVD

Finance Council
Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD, Vicar Apostolic
Rev. Fr. Silvino Enriquez, Vicar General : VF1 and VF4
Rev. Fr. Rudyard Base, SVD, Vicar General: VF2 and VF3
Rev. Fr. Mauro Arevalo, Financial Administrator
Mrs. Ma. Theresa Santos, Consultant
Mrs. Remigia Tagatac, Consultant

Pastoral Council
Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD, Vicar Apostolic
Rev. Fr. Silvino G. Enriquez, Pastoral Coordinator
Rev. Fr. Giovanni Gatdula, Vicarial Schools Office
Rev. Fr. Francisco Mendoza, SVD, Bible Apostolate Director
Rev. Fr. Silvino Enriquez, Liturgy and Worship
Rev. Fr. Mauro Arevalo, VIPACO Inc.- Financial Consultant
Mrs. Eden Santiago Leido, VIPACO Inc. - Bookkeeper
Sr. Aldine, MSBS, Missions

College of Consultors
Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD, Vicar Apostolic
Rev. Fr. Silvino Enriquez, Vicar General: VF1 and VF4
Rev. Fr. Rudyard Base, SVD, Vicar General: VF2 and VF3
Rev. Fr. Mauro Arevalo, Financial Administrator
Rev. Fr. Jose D. Mirabueno, SVD, Chancellor
Rev. Fr. Carlito Dimaano, Member
Rev. Fr. Joel Sagdullas, SVD, Member
Rev. Fr. Glenn Paul Gomez, SVD, Member

Episcopal Vicars
Episcopal Vicar for Clergy: Rev. Fr. Gerardo Causapin
Episcopal Vicar for Religious: Rev. Fr. Glenn Paul Gomez, SVD
Episcopal Vicar for Seminaries: Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD

Resident Clergy
Rev. Fr. Bernhard Kasselmann, SVD, Physical Plant Administrator, Bishop’s Residence, Mabini Extension, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
Rev. Fr. Florante C. Gallardo, MSBS Convent, Mabini Extension, Labangan Poblacion, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro

VICARIATE 1
Vicariate Forane of Saint Joseph the Worker
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Jose D. Mirabueno, SVD
Sta. Teresa De Avila Parish, Sta. Teresa, Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: October 15
Parish Priest: Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD
Prochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Jeffrey M. Shannon, MMMP, Rev. Fr. Fernando M. Suarez, MMMP, Rev. Rolando D. Villanueva, MMMP
Parokya Ng Mabuting Pastol, Poblacion, Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: Good Shepherd Sunday
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Freddie B. Pinuela, MJ, Rev. Fr. Melchor N. Villero, MJ
Saint Joseph The Worker Cathedral Parish, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: May 1
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jose D. Mirabueno, SVD
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Fr. Joel E. Sagdullas, SVD, Rev. Fr. Roberto Cadid, Jr.
St. Joseph The Spouse, Central, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: March 19
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Giovanni Gatdula
Saint Peter Parish, San Pedro, Rizal, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: February 22
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Reymond B. Mulingbayan
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Silvino G. Enriquez

VICARIATE 2
Vicariate of San Sebastian
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Rudyard Base, SVD
Saint Michael Parish, Calintaan, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: May 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Carlito Dimaano
San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish, Ligaya, Sablayan,Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: September 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ronillo Ordenes, SVD
San Sebastian Parish, Buenavista, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Gerardo Causapin
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Arnel T. Belamide
Saint Joseph The Worker Parish, Pag-asa, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: May 1
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Rudyard Base, SVD

VICARIATE 3
Vicariate Forane of Our Lady of the Pillar
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Rudyard Base, SVD
Holy Cross Parish, Poblacion, Sta. Cruz, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: September 14
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Francisco Mendoza, SVD
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Milkiares Ukat, SVD
Our Lady Of The Pillar Parish, Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: October 12
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Dick Guillermo
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Kornelis Karmon, SVD
Saint Joseph Parish, Paluan, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: March 19
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Mario Corona
Deacon Assistant: Rev. Chris Napoleon P. Nombres
San Rafael Parish, Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: October 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ronald Panganiban

VICARIATE 4
Vicariate Forane of Our Lady of the Assumption
Vicar Forane: Rev. Fr. Pius Tnesi, SVD
San Rafael Parish, Looc, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: October 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Pius Tnesi, SVD
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Ryuzaburo S. Ishikawa, SVD
San Nicolas De Tolentino, Tilik,
Lubang, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: September 10
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Anthony L. Tria, SVD
Our Lady Of The Assumption Parish, Lubang, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: August 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. John Regalado, SVD
San Isidro Labrador Parish, Tagbac, Lubang, Occidental Mindoro
Fiesta: May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Giuseppe L. Carrara, PIME

OFFICES
Tribunal:
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Ernesto J. Mandanas, Jr.
Defender of the Bond: Rev. Fr. Jose D. Mirabueno, SVD
Assessor: Rev. Fr. Roy L. Macatangay
Notary: Rev. Fr. Rudyard Base, SVD
Pastoral Coordinating Office:
Coordinator: Rev. Fr. Silvino G. Enriquez
Catechetical Coordinating Office & Vicarial Youth Ministry:
Coordinator: Sr. Ma. Paz T. Duerme, MCJ
Family and Life Apostolate:
Director: Rev. Fr. Carlito Dimaano
Bible Apostolate:
Coordinator: Rev. Fr. Francisco Mendoza, SVD
Miss ions:
Coordinator: Sr. Aldine, MSBS

AVSJ INCORPORATIONS
The Roman Catholic Vicar Apostolic of San Jose in Mindoro, INC. Duly Registered Sept. 12, 1983
The Officers/Board of Directors (College of Consultors)
Chair: Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD
Vice Chair: Rev. Fr. Silvino G. Enriquez
Secretary: Rev. Fr. Jose D. Mirabueno, SVD
Treasurer:Rev. Fr. Mauro A. Arevalo
Members: Rev. Fr. Glenn Paul Gomez, SVD, Rev. Fr. Carlito Dimaano, Rev. Fr. Joel Sagdullas, SVD
Apostolic Vicariate of San Jose Livelihood Movement, Incorporated. Duly Registered October 15, 1985

Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees shall be headed by the Bishop as Ex-Officio Chairman without voting power. It shall be composed of five (5) members, one of whom shall be elected by the Board as Secretary, and another as Treasurer. (cf. Article X – Board of Trustees page 5)
Chair: Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD
Vice Chair: Rev. Fr. Mauro A. Arevalo
Secretary: Rev. Fr. Silvino Enriquez
Treasurer: Rev. Fr. Mauro A. Arevalo
Members: Rev. Fr. Mario Corona, Rev. Fr. Arnel Belamide
Vicarial Indigenous Peoples Apostolate and Coordinating Office, Inc. Duly Registered June 16, 1997.
Article Six: That the number of Trustees of the association shall be Five (5) and the first trustees are the incorporators named in Article V (page 5)
Chair: Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD
Vice Chair: Rev. Fr. Silvino G. Enriquez
Secretary:________________
Treasurer: Rev. Fr. Mauro A. Arevalo
Member:________________
Appointed Bookkeeper
(March 1, 2012)
(not Member of the Board)
Mrs. Eden Santiago Leido
Apostolic Vicariate of San Jose de Mindoro Communications Foundation, Incorporated. Duly Registered April 23, 1998

Board of Trustees
Chair: Most Rev. Antonio P. Palang, SVD, DD
Vice Chair: Rev. Fr. Jose D. Mirabueno, SVD
Secretary: Rev. Fr. Carlito Dimaano
Treasurer: Rev. Fr. Mauro A. Arevalo
Member: Atty. Albino Arevalo