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Diocese of Mati

(Diocesis Matiensis) Mati-Colored

Suffragan of Davao
Created: February 16, 1984. Erected: December 14, 1984. Ecclessiastical jurisdiction comprises the entire civil province of Davao Oriental (11 Municipalities). Titular: San Nicolas Tolentino Cathedral

Bishop
Most Reverend
PATRICIO H. ALO, DD, STD
Born: December 2, 1939, in Cebu City. Ordained Priest: March 14, 1964. Ordained Bishop: June 7, 1981. Appointed as First Bishop of Diocese of Mati: November 9, 1984.

Bishop’s Residence,
Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Tels.: (087) 388-3707; 811-0494
Fax: (087) 811-4190

PRESENT STATUS
Population…………512,816 (NSO)
Catholics…………………399,813
Area ………………5,146 sq. km.
Bishop……………………………1
Priests:
Diocesan……………………41
Religious……………………8
Total………………………49
Brothers:
Filipinos………………………3
Sisters:
Filipinas………………………55
Foreigners……………………2
Total………………………57
Sacraments and Sacramentals:
Baptism:
Adult………………2,404
Children……………6,124
Total………………8,528
Marriages Catholics……………1,303
Catholic and Non-Catholic……………24
Confirmation……………3,735
Funerals……………………784
Seminarians:
Theology……………………6
College………………………26
Pre-College…………………10
Total Diocesan……………42
Religious……………………4
Grand Total………………46
Diocesan Divisions:
Vicariates……………………4
Parishes:
Entrusted to Diocesan……18
Entrusted to Religious……1
Total……………………19
Educational Centers:
High School…………………8
Enrolment…………2,362
Elementary…………………6
Enrolment…………1,398
Kindergarten…………………6
Enrolment……………276
Institutions:
Retreat Centers………………3
Educational Centers…………10
Hospital………………………1
Livelihood Center……………1
Nutrition & Development
Center……………………1
Mass Media…………………3
Multi-Purpose………………1

DIOCESAN CURIA
Chancery Office
St. John of the Cross, Clergy House Compound,
P.O. Box 5, Madang, Mati,
8200 Davao Oriental
Tel.: (087) 811-0494; 388-3707
Fax: (087) 811-4190
Bishop: Most Rev. Patricio H. Alo, DD, STD
Vicar Gen.: Fr. Edito S. Baño
Judicial Vicar: Fr. Celso D. Singson, JCL
Chancellor: Fr. Bienvenido B. Bersosa
Oeconomus: Sr. Melvin P. Manligoy, CSJ

ADMINISTRATIVE SECTION
College of Consultors:
Fr. Edito S. Baño, Fr. Bienvenido B Bersosa, Fr. Darwey P. Clark, Fr. Ricardo D. Siblos, Fr. Roberto A. Ombon, Fr. Samuel R. Broñola, Fr. Danilo C. Fuentes, Fr. Bernard M. Albao, Fr. Uldarico A. Toroba, Jr., Fr. Perfecto M. Urbuda, Jr.

JUDICIARY SECTION
Judicial Vicar: Fr. Celson D. Singson, JCL
Defender of the Bond: Fr. Roland F. Sayman, STL
Notary: Ms. Susan Q. Tan

Diocesan Clergy
Fr. Apolinario D. Abing, Fr. Alex G. Adaya, Fr. Bernard M. Albao, Fr. Dennis S. Alingalan, Fr. Eduardo B. Amora, Fr. Orevil P. Andrade, Fr. Rey M. Armasa, Fr. Edito S. Baño, Fr. Carlos G. Baquial, Fr. Joselito C. Basilad, Fr. Bienvenido B. Bersosa, Fr. Samuel R. Broñola, Fr. George C. Cajes, Jr., Fr. Darwey P. Clark, Fr. Enrique M. Dongiapon, Fr. Danilo C. Fuentes, Fr. Mario C. Jimenez, Fr. Diomedes N. Lagroma, Fr. Edilberto R. Mahinay, Fr. Pedrito P. Mapayo, Fr. Nelson I. Martinez, Fr. Nestor B. Morata, Fr. Roberto A. Ombon, Fr. Ronie B. Orellianida, Fr. Jacinto L. Orteza, Fr. Barry Gil R. Pilar, Fr. Jay B. Ramos, Fr. Carmelito B. Salisad, Fr. Medardo A. Salomia, Fr. Roland F. Sayman, Fr. Romer F. Sayman, Fr. Joel A. Sayson, Fr. Ricardo D. Siblos, Fr. Alberto A. Silagan, Fr. Celso D. Singson, Rev. Alonito B. Tinong, Fr. Uldarico A. Toroba, Jr., Fr. Manuel C. Trocio, Fr. Perfecto M. Urbuda, Jr., Fr. Joel L. Vidal

Religious Priests
Fr. Leonides M. Baclay, SDB, Fr. Ramon R. Pacada, SDB, Fr. Allan M. Daclan, SDV, Fr. Randy G. Diamante, SDV, Fr. V. Crisostomo, MI, Fr. Marven G. Ruyeras, MI, Fr. Isabelo A. Carloman, OSA, Fr. Manuel M. Vergara, OSA

Religious Brothers
Bro. Lamberto D. Tena, SDB, Bro. Efren R. Obja-an, OSA, Bro. Romeo Coronel, OSA

PASTORAL SECTION
Vocation Director: Fr. Perfecto M. Urduba
Pastoral Director: Fr. Medardo A. Salomia
Social Action: Fr. Danilo C. Fuentes, Sr. Melvin Manligoy, CSJ
Youth Apostolic Director: Fr. George C. Cajes, Jr.
Diocesan Livelihood Development Program Directress: Sr. Bernadette Dollete, CSJ
Liturgy Director: Fr. Barry Gil R. Pilar
Liturgy Asst. Director: Fr. Jay B. Ramos
Catholic School Superintendent: Fr. Bienvenido B. Bernosa
Catechist Director: Fr. Nestor B. Morata
IPA Coordinator: Fr. Roberto A. Ombon
Clergy Commission Chairman: Fr. Roberto A. Ombon
Diocesan Bible Director: Fr. Joel A. Sayson
Diocesan Matrinonial Court: Fr. Celso D. Singson, JCL
Family & Life Director: Sr. Ma. Edith O. Tayko, LGC
Inter-religious Dialogue: Fr. Danilo C. Fuentes
Ecumenical Dialogue: Fr. Nestor B. Morata
Mission Director: Fr. Rey M. Armasa
Priest’s Assist Program: Fr. Roberto A. Ombon
Diocesan Finance Commission Chairperson: Sr. Melvin P. Manligoy, CSJ

ORGANIZATIONS MOVEMENTS
Knights of Columbus: Fr. Barry Gil R. Pilar
Mother Butlers Guild: Fr. Joel L. Vidal
Catholic Charismatic Renewal: Fr. Uldarico A. Toroba, Jr.
Catholic Women’s League: Fr. Celso D. Singson
Couples for Christ: Fr. Medardo A. Salomia
Holy Name Society: Fr. Enrique M. Dongiapon
Legion of Mary: Fr. Barry Gil R. Pilar
Daughters of Mary Immaculate International: Fr. Ricardo D. Siblos
Bukas Loob sa Dios: Fr. Edito S. Baño
Divine Mercy: Fr. Roland F. Sayman
Neo-Catechumenal Way: Fr. Jacinto L. Orteza

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY
Vicariate of San Nicholas de Tolentino
Vicar Forane: Fr. Celson D. Singson
San Nicholas de Tolentino Cathedral (1937), Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Tel.: (087) 388-3415
Pop.: 107,899; Cath.: 96,870
Titular: San Nicholas de Tolentino, Sept. 10
Parish Priest: Fr. Celson D. Singson
Parochial Vicars: Fr. Alberto A. Silagan, Fr. Rey M. Armasa, Fr. Jacinto L. Orteza, Fr. Edmundo B. Escobal, Fr. Orveil P. Andrade
Sto. Rosario Parish (1993), Calapagan, Lupon, 8207 Davao Oriental
Pop. & Cath.: confer Lupon & Mati
Titular: Sto. Rosario, Oct. 7
Parish Priest: Fr. Carmelito B. Salisad
Nuestra Sra. Dela Guia Parish (1994), Dawan, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Pop. & Cath.: confer San Isidro & Mati
Titular: Nuestra Sra.dela Guia, Dec. 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Joselito C. Basilad
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish (1997), Dahican, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Tel.: (087) 388-4540
Pop. & Cath.: confer Mati
Titular: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Last Friday of June
Parish Priest: Fr. Leonides M. Baclay, SDB
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Barry Gil R. Pilar
Divine Mercy Shrine Parish (2006), Madang, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Tel.: (087) 811-3348
Pop. & Cath.: confer Mati
Titular: Divine Mercy, 2nd Sunday of Easter
Parish Administrator: Fr. Bienvenido B. Bersosa

Vicariate of San Vicente Ferrer
Vicar Forane: Fr. Edito S. Baño
San Vicente Ferrer Parish (1955) Lupon, 8207 Davao Oriental
Tel.: (087) 808-0137
Pop.: 51,345; Cath.: 42,300
Titular: San Vicente Ferrer, April 27
Parish Priest: Fr. Edito S. Baño
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Samuel R. Broñola, Fr. Mario C. Jimenez
St. Francis Xavier Parish (1963) Governor Generoso, 8210 Davao Oriental
Pop.: 38,932; Cath.: 32,795
Titular: St. Francis Xavier, Dec. 3
Parish Priest: Fr. Ricardo D. Siblos
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Alonito B. Tinong, Fr. Enrique M. Dongiapon
San Isidro Labrador Parish (1965) San Isidro, 8209 Davao Oriental
Pop.: 33,859; Cath.: 26,796
Titular: San Isidro Labrador, May 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Danilo C. Fuentes
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Rey M. Armasa
San Ignacio de Loyola Parish (1964) Luzon, Gov. Generoso, 8210 Davao Oriental
Pop.: confer Sigaboy
Titular: San Ignacio de Loyola, July 30
Parish Priest: Fr. Joel A. Sayson

Vicariate of San Salvador del Mundo
Vicar Forane: Fr. Bernard M. Albao
San Salvador del Mundo (1884), Caraga, 8203 Davao Oriental
Pop.: 21,650; Cath.: 16,235
Titular: San Salvador del Mundo Parish, July 16
Parish Priest: Fr. Uldarico A. Toroba, Jr.
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Jay B. Ramos
St. Francis Xavier Parish (1897), Manay, 8202 Davao Oriental
Pop.: 31,875; Cath.: 25,852
Titular: St. Francis Xavier, Oct. 25
Parish Priest: Fr. Nelson I. Martinez
San Ignacio de Loyola Parish (1995), San Ignacio, Manay, 8202 Davao Oriental
Pop. & Cath.: confer Manay
Titular: San Ignacio de Loyola, July 31
Parish Priest: Fr. Bernard M. Albao
San Pedro Claver Parish (1982), Tarragona, 8201 Davao Oriental
Pop.: 21,680; Cath.: 16,235
Titular: San Pedro Claver, Sept. 15
Parish Priest: Fr. Medardo A. Salomia

Vicariate of St. James the Apostle
Vicar Forane: Fr. Robert A. Ombon
St. James the Apostle Parish (1894), Cateel, 8205 Davao Oriental
Pop.: 44,980; Cath.: 40,682
Titular: St. James the Apostle, July 25
Parish Priest: Fr. Nestor B. Morata
Parochial Vicar: Fr. George C. Cajes, Jr.
San Nicholas de Tolentino Parish (1986), Boston, 8206 Davao Oriental
Pop.: 19,850; Cath.: 16,200
Titular: San Nicholas de Tolentino, Sept. 6
Parish Priest: Fr. Diomedes N. Lagroma
Immaculate Conception Parish (1885), Baganga, 8204 Davao Oriental
Pop.: 43,165; Cath.: 40,653
Titular: Immaculate Conception, Sept. 8
Parish Priest: Fr. Joel L. Vidal
Parochial Vicar: Fr. Perfecto M. Urbuda, Jr.
Sr. Sto. Niño Parish (2000), Kinablangan, Baganga, 8204 Davao Oriental
Pop.: & Cath.: confer Baganga
Titular: Sr. Sto. Niño, 3rd Friday of January
Parish Priest: Fr. Joel L. Vidal

DIOCESAN CLERGY WITH NO ASSIGNMENT
Parish on Loan:
Diocese of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Fr. Jose A. Macoy, Jr.
Archdiocese of New York, New York, USA: Fr. Eduardo B. Amora
Military Ordinate: Fr. Apolinario D. Abing
In Catholic School: Fr. Edmundo B. Escobal (Lambajon, Baganga), Fr. Ronnie B. Orellianida (Cateel, Davao Oriental)
In the Seminary: Fr. Edilberto R. Mahinay (REMASE)
In Diocesan Radio Station: Fr. Roland F. Sayman
Clergy House Incharge: Fr. Bienvenido B. Bersosa
Serving Outside the Diocese: Fr. Dennis S. Alingalan, Fr. Alex G. Daya

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
Maryknoll School of Lupon (1960), Lupon, 8207 Davao Oriental
Principal: Sr. Ma. Teofila F. Frondozo, OP
Maryknoll School of Manay, Inc. (1960), Manay, 8202 Davao Oriental
Principal: Sr. Florenda C. Mesiona, TDM
St. Mary’s Academy of Caraga (1909) (Formerly Holy Family Academy) Caraga, 8203 Davao Oriental
Principal: Sr. Ma. Teresita C. Salanatin, RVM
Maryknoll Academy of Cateel (1962), Cateel, 8205 Davao Oriental
Principal: Fr. Ronnie B. Orellianida
Don Bosco Training Center, Dahican, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Director: Fr. Leonides M. Baclay, SDB
Maryknoll School of Sigaboy, Inc. (1963) Sigaboy, 8210 Davao Oriental
Principal: Sr. Maria Elena L. Maghanoy, TDM
Maryknoll High School of Lamb ajon (1969), Baganga, 8204 Davao Oriental
Principal: Fr. Barry Gil R. Pilar
St. Mary’s Academy of Baganga (1907) (Formerly Our Lady Academy) Baganga, 8204 Davao Oriental
Principal: Sr. Ma. Jesusita L. Bernate, RVM
Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy, (1947) Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Directress: Sr. Regina R. Villarte, MIC
St. Therese Pre-College Seminary (1986) Tuatua, Matiao, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Rector: Fr. Allan M. Daclan, SDV

MISCELLANEOUS LISTING
Retreat Houses
Milagrosa Formation Center, Pahamotang, Matiao, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Incharge: Catechist of St. Joseph Sisters
Mary of the Annunciation Retreat Center, Capitol Hill, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Incharge: Order of the Ursula Sisters
St. Joseph Retreat House, Dahican, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Incharge: Living the Gospel Community Sisters

Hospital
St. Camillus Hosp ital, Madang, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Director: Fr. Angel V. Crisostomo, MI

Livelihood Center
Ad Jesum Developm ent Foundation, Inc., Clergy House Compound, Madang, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Executive Directress: Sr. Bernadette Dollete, CSJ

Facility
St. Therese Gym and Auditorium, St. John of the Cross, Clergy House Compound, Madang, Mati, Davao Oriental

Mass Media
Trinity Cable Television, Clergy House Compound, Madang, MAti, 8200 Davao Oriental
Tel.: (087) 388-3333
Manager: Engr. Allan Huertas
DXHM Radio Station/ DXDV -Spirit FM Station, Clergy House Compound, Madang, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Tel.: (087) 388-3460
Manager: Fr. Roland F. Sayman
Program Directress: Sr. Marietta H. Alo, OND

Matrimonial Court
Diocesan Matrimonial Court, Clergy House Compound, Madang, Mati, 8200 Davao Oriental
Tel.: (087) 388-3707; 811-0494
Fax: (087) 811-4190
Judicial Vicar: Fr. Celso D. Singson, JCL
Defender of the Bond: Fr. Roland F. Sayman
Notary: Ms. Susan Q. Tan

INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE/SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE
MEN
Salesian Society of Don Bosco (SDB)
Society of Divine Vocation (SDV)
Order of the Ministers of the Infirm (MI)
Order of St. Augustine (OSA)

WOMEN
Dominican Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary (OP)
Order of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel (OCD)
Missionaries of the Immaculate Conception (MIC)
Carmelite Missionaries (CM)
Living the Gospel Community (LGC)
Catechist of St. Joseph (CSJ)
Theresian Daughters of Mary (TDM)
Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM)
Oblates of Notre Dame (OND)