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Diocese of

Virac

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,511 km²

Population: 255,950 Catholics (95.0% of 269,421 total) (2017)

Statistics: 27 parishes, 7 missions, 63 priests (57 diocesan, 6 religious), 47 lay religious (6 brothers, 41 sisters), 42 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Caceres

Neighbouring Dioceses: Legazpi (↙), Caceres (←), Sorsogon (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, St. Joseph

History


Special Churches

All Churches (26)

Legazpi (↙), Caceres (←), Sorsogon (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1994.08.12 – ...):Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (72)Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Virac (Roman Rite)

Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (72)Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (72)Permalink
(1994.08.12 – ...)

Bishop of Virac (Philippines)

Pro pace

Born:1947.08.05 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1974.05.07
Consecrated Bishop:1994.09.12

Bishop of Virac (Philippines) (1994.08.12 – ...)

Bishop José Crisologo Sorra (90)Bishop José Crisologo Sorra (90)Permalink
(1974.05.27 – 1993.03.01)

Bishop emeritus of Legazpi (Philippines)

Christi impetus pacis

Born:1929.03.09 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1956.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1974.08.28

Bishop of Virac (Philippines) (1974.05.27 – 1993.03.01)

Bishop of Legazpi (Philippines) (1993.03.01 – 2005.04.01)


as of 2019.09.27

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