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Diocese of

Borongan

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Borongan / Boronganen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Palo

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (34)

Palo (↙), Calbayog (↖), Surigao (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.08.04 – ...):Bishop Crispin Barrete Varquez (61)Bishop Crispin Barrete Varquez (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Borongan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Crispin Barrete Varquez (61)Bishop Crispin Barrete Varquez (61)Permalink
(2007.08.04 – ...)

Bishop of Borongan (Philippines)

Humilitas et simplicitas

Born:1960.12.05 (Sevilla, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1989.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:2007.10.18

Bishop of Borongan (Philippines) (2007.08.04 – ...)

Bishop Leonardo Yuzon Medroso (83)Bishop Leonardo Yuzon Medroso (83)Permalink
(1986.12.18 – 2006.10.17)

Bishop emeritus of Tagbilaran (Philippines)

Ambula coram me

Born:1938.11.06 (Ormoc, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1963.03.30
Consecrated Bishop:1987.03.17

Bishop of Borongan (Philippines) (1986.12.18 – 2006.10.17)

Bishop of Tagbilaran (Philippines) (2006.10.17 – 2016.10.13)

Bishop Nestor Celestial Cariño (84)Bishop Nestor Celestial Cariño (84)Permalink
(1980.08.12 – 1986.01.31)

Bishop emeritus of Legazpi (Philippines)

In luce eius

Born:1938.09.08 (Malinao, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.31
Consecrated Bishop:1978.05.31

Titular Bishop of Thibiuca (1978.03.09 – 1980.08.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Legazpi (Philippines) (1978.03.09 – 1980.08.12)

Bishop of Borongan (Philippines) (1980.08.12 – 1986.01.31)

Titular Bishop of Acholla (2003.06.11 – 2005.04.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Daet (Philippines) (2003.06.11 – 2005.04.01)

Bishop of Legazpi (Philippines) (2005.04.01 – 2007.11.07)

Bishop Sincero Barcenilla LuceroPermalink
(1977.03.08 – 1979.12.10)

Born:1935.12.22 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1961.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.24
Died:1993.09.03 († 57)

Bishop of Borongan (Philippines) (1977.03.08 – 1979.12.10)

Bishop of Calbayog (Philippines) (1979.12.10 – 1984.10.11)

Bishop Godofredo Pedernal PisigPermalink
(1968.02.26 – 1976.09.18)

Born:1915.11.07 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1944.04.30
Consecrated Bishop:1968.05.18
Died:2000.11.25 († 85)

Bishop of Borongan (Philippines) (1968.02.26 – 1976.09.18)

Bishop Vicente Posada ReyesPermalink
(1961.01.19 – 1967.08.08)

Pax veritas dilectio

Born:1907.05.24 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1932.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1950.08.24
Died:1983.04.30 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Aspona (1950.06.12 – 1961.01.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manila (Philippines) (1950.06.12 – 1961.01.19)

Bishop of Borongan (Philippines) (1961.01.19 – 1967.08.08)

Bishop of Cabanatuan (Philippines) (1967.08.08 – 1983.04.07)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 4,641 km²

Population: 485,230 Catholics (99.0% of 490,290 total) (2019)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 79 priests (70 diocesan, 9 religious), 59 lay religious (17 brothers, 42 sisters), 39 seminarians (2019)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (September 8)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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