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Apostolic Vicariate of Jolo

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Educational Centers:
    Notre Dame of Jolo College (NDJC) (F-1954)
    Address: Gandasuli, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2340
    President: Father Emmanuel A. Sison, OMI
    Chaplain: Father Charlie Inzon, OMI

    Notre Dame of Jolo High School-Kasulutan (F-1959)
    Address: Gandasuli, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2325
    Director/Principal: Brother Eugene Pius Tajo, FMS

    Notre Dame of Jolo for Girls (F-1948)
    Address: Kasanyangan Village, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2692
    Head of School/Directress: Sr. Melpomime Titong, OP

    Notre Dame of Jolo Elementary (F-1963)
    Address: Serantes Street, Jolo, 7499 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2691
    Principal: Sr. Ma. Agnes V. Cordino, OP

    Notre Dame Asturias Elementary and Kindergarten (F-1946)
    Address: Asturias, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2326
    Principal: Sr. Cheryl A. Pagulong, OP

    Notre Dame of Siasi High School Department (F-1949)
    Address: Siasi, 7412 Sulu, Philippines
    Director/Principal: Father Rogelio C. Caalim, OMI

    Notre Dame of Siasi Elementary Department (F-1976)
    Address: Siasi, 7412 Sulu, Philippines
    Director/Principal: Father Rogelio C. Caalim, OMI

    Notre Dame of Bongao High School Department (F-1951)
    Address: Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    Phone: +63 68 268-1089 Local 1047
    Directress: Sr. Ma. Diana Fe T. Gillesania, OND

    Notre Dame of Bongao Elementary & Pre-School Departments (F-1951)
    Address: Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    Phone: +63 68 268-1089 Local 1277
    Principal: Mrs. Josephine de Guzman

    Notre Dame of Tabawan High School (F-1957)
    Address: Tabawan, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    Director: Father Reynaldo A. Roda, OMI
    Principal: Mrs. Suzelyn Shun

    Notre Dame of Sibutu High School and Kindergarten (F-1957)
    Address: Sibutu, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    Director: Father Raul M. Biasbas, OMI
    Principal: Mrs. Doreen C. Jowak

    Notre Dame of Cagayan de Mapun High School (F-1963)
    Address: Cagayan de Mapun, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    Director: Father Leopoldo P. Yazar, OMI

    Notre Dame of Batu-Batu Kindergarten (F-1998)
    Address: Sto. Niño Parish, Batu-Batu, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    In-Charge: Brother Mauricio L. Zuyco, OMI
  • Kindergarten:
    4
  • Kindergarten - Students:
    385
  • Post-secondary Schools:
    1
  • Post-Secondary Schools -Students:
    3648
  • Primary Schools:
    3
  • Primary Schools - Students:
    1454
  • Secondary Schools:
    3907
  • Secondary Schools:
    7

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Being Rented Out:
    Notre Dame Formation Center (F-1982)
    Address: Kakuyagan Phase III, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines

    Carmelite Sisters of Charity's House (F-1985)
    Address: Kasalamatan Village, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
  • Community Centers:
    Basic Ecclesial Community Center (Central Office) (F-1990)
    Address: De Mazenod Formation Center Compound
    Martirez Street, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2445
    Program Coordinator: Sr. Davidica G. Gunao, DC

    Vicariate Multi-Purpose Gymnasium & Bowling Center (F-1985)
    Address: Martirez Street, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2445
    In-Charge: Associates of Notre Dame (AND)

    Social Development Ministry Sewing Center (F-1986)
    (Owned by the Vicariate and Managed by the OND Sisters)
    Address: c/o Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral Compound
    Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2299
    In-Charge: Sr. Merlinda B. Paderes, OND
  • Dormitories:
    De Mazenod Student Hall/Notre Dame of Jolo College Dormitory (F-1985)
    (Owned and operated by the Missionary of Oblates
    of Mary Immaculate of the Notre Dame of Jolo College)
    Address: Gandasuli, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
  • Formation Centers:
    De Mazenod Formation Center/Residence Hall (F-1994)
    Address: Martirez Street, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2445
    In-Charge: Associates of Notre Dame (AND)

    Vicariate Pastoral and Catechetical Center (F-1986)
    Address: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral
    Compound, Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 Local 2299
    In-Charge: Sr. Virginia N. Ylaya, OND

    Bongao Formation Center (F-2004)
    Address: Datu Halun Street, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
  • Health Programs:
    Bongao Community Health Programs (F-1980)
    Address: Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    (7 communities)
    In-Charge: Mrs. Napsa Baduli

    Jolo Community Health Programs (F-1975)
    Address: c/o Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral Compound
    Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    In-Charge: Ms. Annalyn Baduli

    Cagayan de Mapun Community Heath Program &
    Leprosy Control Program (F-1993)
    Address: Cagayan de Mapun, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    In-Charge: Martinian Brothers (OP)
  • Holy Family Hospital (F-1968):
    Address: Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi (Owned and managed
    by the Vicariate Apostolic of Jolo), Philippines
    Administrator: Mrs. Nariza T. Jumalon
    Chaplain: Father Rito S. Daquipil, OMI

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Commission on Basic Christian Communities:
    In-Charge: Father Romeo P. Villanueva, OMI
  • Commission on Family Life:
    In-Charge: Sr. Teresita Ante, DC
  • Commission on Inter-Religious Dialogue:
    In-Charge: Sr. Heidi Villareal, DC
  • Commission on Lay Apostolate:
    In-Charge: Father Raul M. Biasbas, OMI
  • Commission on Liturgy & Campus Ministry:
    In-Charge: Sr. Ma. Palma T. Ronquillo, OND
  • Commission on Vocations:
    In-Charge: Father Ramil B. Janquin, DCJ
  • Commission on Youth:
    In-Charge: Sr. Davidica G. Gunao, DC
  • Lay Representative:
    In-Charge: Mr. Bonifacio Salinas Jr.
  • NDJC Chaplain:
    In-Charge: Father Charlie Inzon, OMI
  • Vicariate Coordinating Team:
    Vicariate Coordinator: Father Romeo P. Villanueva, OMI
    Parochial Ministry: Father Ramil B. Janquin, DCJ
    Education Ministry: Brother Eugene Pius Tajo, FMS
    Health Ministry: Mrs. Nariza T. Jumalon
    Mass Media Ministry: Ms. Babylyn K. Omar
    Social Action Director: Father Jose D. Ante, OMI
    Social Development Ministry: Sr. Lucia S. Arana, OND
    Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation Ministry: Father Romeo P. Villanueva, OMI

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Women:
    President: Mrs. Erlinda S. Alarcon
  • Couples for Christ Area:
    Coordinator: Mr. Ramon Millan
  • Divine Mercy Lay:
    Coordinator: Mrs. Susan Tan
  • Family Life Apostolate:
    Coordinator: Mrs. Charita Y. Salibio
  • Filipino Chinese Catholic Community:
    President: Ms. Veronica Go
  • Knights of Columbus:
    SK Emmanuel Pescadera, Jolo Assembly District No. J-21 District Deputy
    SK Lito Evangelista, Bishop Francis McSorley Council No. 4552 Grand Knight
    SK Joseph Cabacang, Father Emile Bolduc Council No. 8181 Grand Knight &
    SK Jeffrey Caballes, Mt. Carmel Council No. 9419 Grand Knight
  • Lay Council of the Sacred Heart Chapel:
    President: Dra. Marian Lao
  • Liturgical Associates:
    President: Mr. Darren Datiles
  • Mother Butler Guild:
    Coordinator: Mrs. Flordeliza S. Salinas
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral:
    Address: Jolo, 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Parish Pastoral Council President: Mr. Bonifacio Salinas Jr.
  • Our Lady of Peace & Good Voyage Parish:
    Address: Cagayan de Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    Parish Pastoral Council President: Mrs. Lolit Sandoval
  • Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish:
    Address: Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    Parish Pastoral Council President: Mr. Jose Abendano Sr.
    Knights of Columbus Council No. 8685
    Grand Knight: SK Jose Abandano Sr.
  • Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Parish:
    Address: Siasi, 7412 Sulu, Philippines
    Parish Pastoral Council President: Mr. Ben Carillo
    Knights of Columbus: St. Eugene de Mazenod Council No. 11717
    Grand Knight: SK Edgar L. Tee
  • Secular Third Order of Discalced Carmelites:
    President: Engineer Oscar Bentulan
  • Sto. Niño Parish:
    Address: Batu-Batu, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    Parish Pastoral Council President: Mrs. Imelda Dueque

Social Communications

  • DXMM-AM 927 KHZ (F-1986) / TV Channel 10 (F-1991):
    Address: Gandasuli, Jolo 7400 Sulu, Philippines
    Phone: +63 85 341-8911 loc. 2192
    Coordinator: Ms. Imelda Paraja
  • Mass Media Ministry:
    Coordinator: Ms. Babylyn K. Omar
  • Radio Stations: 2:
    DXGD-AM 549 KHZ (F-1988)
    Address: Bongao, 7500 Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
    Coordinator: Ms. Babylyn K. Omar
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