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Diocese of

Masbate

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Masbate / Masbaten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Caceres

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (32)

Capiz (↙), Romblon (←), Legazpi (↑), Sorsogon (↗), Naval (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.06.15 – ...):Bishop José Salmorin Bantolo (62)Bishop José Salmorin Bantolo (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Masbate (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Salmorin Bantolo (62)Bishop José Salmorin Bantolo (62)Permalink
(2011.06.15 – ...)

Bishop of Masbate (Philippines)

Pax in terra

Born:1960.11.12 (Guisijan, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1986.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:2011.08.22

Bishop of Masbate (Philippines) (2011.06.15 – ...)

Bishop Joel Zamudio Baylon (68)Bishop Joel Zamudio Baylon (68)Permalink
(1998.02.14 – 2009.10.01)

Bishop of Legazpi (Philippines)

Sub tuum præsidium

Born:1954.01.28 (Milaor, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1978.10.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.03.25

Bishop of Masbate (Philippines) (1998.02.14 – 2009.10.01)

Bishop of Legazpi (Philippines) (2009.10.01 – ...)

Bishop Porfirio R. IliganPermalink
(1968.06.17 – 1998.02.14)

Born:1922.09.14 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1949.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1968.09.03
Died:2001.03.06 († 78)

Bishop of Masbate (Philippines) (1968.06.17 – 1998.02.14)

Statistics

Area: 7,000 km²

Population: 897,230 Catholics (92.4% of 971,550 total) (2019)

Statistics: 34 parishes, 2 missions, 60 priests (diocesan), 31 lay religious (31 sisters), 18 seminarians (2019)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Anthony of Padua

History

Last updated on 2023.01.25

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