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Diocese of Legazpi

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • College:
    1
  • College--Students:
    14,328
  • Kindergartens:
    14
  • Kindergartens-Students:
    1,261
  • Major Catholic Institutions:
    Aquinas University of Legazpi
    Address: Rawis, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 482-0541 / 482-0542 / 820-0396 / 820-0658 / 820-4013
    Rector: Father Ramonclaro G. Mendez, OP
    Superior: Father Roberto G. Reyes, OP
    Father Joseph R. Raquid, OP
    Father Norman Quilaquil, OP
    Father Alfredo A. Fernandez, Jr., OP
    Father Hector Mariñas, OP
    Bro. Raul I. Obsioma, OP

    Divine Word College of Legazpi
    Address: JP Rizal Street, Albay District, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 480-1239/480-2148/820-1026/820-0524/820-0897/820-3010
    Email: [email protected]
    President: Father Crispin A. Cordero, SVD
    Father Alejandro F. Gobenciong, SVD
    Father Noel T. Rebancos, SVD
    Father Nestor L. Sibug, SVD
    Father Josef Strecka, SVD

    Don Bosco Agro-Mechanical Technology Center
    Address: Banquerohan, P.O. Box 290, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Cellphone: 0920-9083775
    Superior: Father Florante Afable, SDB
    Director: Bro. Louis Parolin

    Dominican School
    Address: Camalig, 4502 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 484-1515 / 484-2288
    Superior: Sr. Corazon Aquino, OP
    Sr. Catherin Edith Cruz, OP
    Sr. Ma. Carmen Diaz, OP
    Sr. Monica Magsaino, OP
    Sr. Ma. Lourdes Untalan, OP
    Sr. Refugio Nacion, OP
    Sr. Luzviminda Barles, OP

    St. Agnes' Academy
    Address: JP Rizal Street, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 480-1682 / 480-2064
    Superior & Directress: Sr. Michaela Manalang, OSB
    Sr. Reginalda Cortez, OSB
    Sr. Shirley Roble, OSB
    Sr. Rosalind Tanhueco, OSB
    Sr. Consilio Napi, OSB
    Sr. Mary Frances Dizon, OSB
    Sr. Aculantica Wang, OSB

    St. Benedict's Academy
    Address: Guinobatan, 4503 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 484-6528
    Cellphone: 0918-2426260
    Superior & Principal: Sr. Ma. Elena Tabon, OP
    Sr. Rocelyn Dajac, OP
    Sr. Ma. Seniga Tillo, OP
    Sr. Joan Lonsame, OP
    Sr. Eva Abellano, OP

    St. Jude Chinese Catholic School
    Address: Bitano, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 214-3920 / 480-9878
    Retired: Msgr. John L. Chang, HP

    St. Mary's Academy
    Address: Ligao City 4504 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 485-1327 / 837-0963
    Superior & Directress: Sr. Mayflor N. Saluba, RVM
    Sr. Ma. Makerita Salarita Salainola Tuimavave, RVM
    Sr. Ma. Annaliza Dagasuan, RVM

    St. Michael Academy
    Address: Oas, 4505 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 485-6612
    Superior & Principal: Sr. Lourdes F. Dalwatan, OP
    Sr. Paz Rapirap, OP
    Sr. Donable N. Cumpas, OP

    St. Peter's Academy
    Address: Polangui, 4506 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 486-1057 / 853-0583
    Superior: Mo. Eufracia Q. Cusipag, MF
    Sr. Remedios L. Velasco, MF
    Sr. Vivencia Burilla, MF
    Sr. Eufracia Q. Usipag, MF
    Sr. Monalisa Degal, MF (Junior)
    Sr. Jovy Mabeza, MF (Junior)
    Sr. Marilyn Belen, MF (Junior)
    Sr. Simily Abrasado, MF (Novie)

    St. Raphael Academy
    Address: 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 480-4348
    Superior & Directress: Sr. Ma. Crisanta Armendez, AR
    Sr. Ma. Irma Castrodes, AR
    Sr. Anacleta Berino, AR
    Sr. Dorraine Suyko, AR

    Sta. Louisa de Marillac School
    Address: 4511 Tabaco City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 481-9357
    Sister Servant: Sr. Ma. Perla Balbasttro, DC
    Sr. Dhaulet B. Baylas, DC
    Sr. Imelda Dolor, DC
    Sr. Teresa Evasco, DC
    Sr. Loreta \abion, DC
    Sr. Rochile Blancia, DC

    Virgin of Carmel High School
    Address: Tiwi, 4513 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 488-5333
    Superior & Principal: Sr. Yolanda Navea, AR
    Sr. Potenciana Azurin, AR
    Sr. Ma. Elisa Abelaniza, AR
    Sr. Arelene De La Cruz, AR

    CWL Kindergarten Class
    Address: Daraga, 4501 Albay, Philippines

    Holy Rosary Learning Center
    Address: Sto. Domingo, 4508 Albay, Philippines

    Nazareth Formation Child Center
    Address: Panal, 4511 Tabaco City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 487-5829
    Superior: Sr. Marites A. Agripa, DM
    Sr. Emelita B. Benavente, DM
    Sr. Rosie Evangelista, DM
    Sr. Shirley Baloro, DM

    Our Lady of Salvation Formation Center
    Address: Sipi, Daraga, 4501 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 483-4524
    Superior: Sr. Vilma L. Cam, DM
    Sr. Ma. Linda Cacliong, DM
    Sr. Ruby Sarmiento, DM

    Sta. Louisa de Marillac School (extension of Tabaco's)
    Address: Libon, 4507 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 486-6154
    Sr. Porfiria C. Bonaobra, DC
    Sr. Caridad t. Posada, DC
    Sr. Irene L. Matugas, DC

    Sta. Rosa de Lima Learning Center
    Address: Bacacay, 4509 Albay, Philippines
  • Post-Graduate:
    1
  • Post-Graduate-Students:
    605
  • Primary Schools:
    10
  • Primary Schools-Students:
    2,941
  • Secondary Schools:
    12
  • Secondary Schools-Students:
    5,695

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Dormitories:
    1
  • Hospital / Clinics:
    4,

    Aquinas University Hospital
    Address: Washington Drive, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 820-2479
    Director: Dr. Joselito Rustia, MD
    Chaplain: Father Roman L. Santos, OP

    Harong kan Sagrada Familia
    Address: Washington Street,
    P.O. Box 98,
    4500 Bogtong,
    Legazpi City,
    Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 820-2838
    Superior: Father Battista Omodei, sdc
    Father Kurush Mahesh Benson, sdc
    Father Dasan Chandra Nevis Antony, sdc
    Bro. Arockia Samy, sdc

    Ladies of Charity Free Clinic
    Address: Cathedral Compound, Legazpi City, Philippines
    (directed by the Ladies of Charity)

    Our Lady of Fatima Formation House
    Address: Nazareth Complex,
    P.O. Box 40,
    4511 Tabiguian,
    Tabaco City,
    Philippines
    Cellphone: 0921 552-2006
    Email: [email protected]
    Bro. Aurelio Valdrez, FC
    Bro. Victor O. Manuel, FC
    Bro. Edcel A. Lacierda, FC
    Bro. O'Neil Mesa, FC
    Bro. Allan Dodalla, FC
    Bro. Andriano Garas, FC
    Bro. Manuel Baleyo, FC
    Bro. Angelo Godelo, FC
    Bro. Jesus Beluso, FC

    Siervas de Jesus Charity Clinic
    Address: EMs Barrio, Sagpon, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 481-1418
    Superior: Sr. Monica Reyes, SDJ
  • Orphanages:
    3
  • Retirement Home for Priests:
    1
  • Social Action Centers:
    45,

    Diocesan Social Action Center
    Address: Cathedral Compound, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 820-5302
    Telefax: +63 52 481-2384
    Email: [email protected]

    Holy Cross Children's Home
    Address: Purok 1, San Antonio, 4511 Tabaco City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 830-1909
    Superior: Sr. Aurelia Cascone, CSSJB
    Email: [email protected]

    Good Shepherd Home
    Address: Purok 2, Gov. Forbes Street,
    San Roque,
    4500 Legaspi City,
    Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 480-7387 / 820-6839
    Coordinator: Sr. Maria Yolanda Borbon, RGS

    Mother Ignacia Social Action Center
    Address: Aguinaldo St., Bacacay, 4509 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 558-3201
    Superior: Sr. Maria Caritas Redillas, RVM

    Triest House
    Address: Gov. Forbes Street, San Roque, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 480-5134
    Email: [email protected]
    Superior: Sr. Swarna Fernando, SCJM

    Sta. Raphaela Maria Students Home
    Address: Rizal Street, Sagpon, Daraga, 4501 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 483-0992
    Superior: Sr. Edna Maceda, ACI

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Basic Ecclesial Communities:
    Father Diojenes B. Barja
  • Biblical Apostolate:
    Father Sotero Ubalde II
  • Catechetical Ministry:
    Father Ruben S. Berangao III
  • Catholic Educational Association:
    Father Ramonclaro G. Mendez, op
  • Commission on Clergy:
    Msgr. Ramon C. Tronqued, VG
  • Evangelization:
    Msgr. Crispin Bernarte, Jr.
  • Family Life:
    Father Edgar M. Sayson
  • Liturgy:
    Father Romeo Cirujales, Jr.
  • Social Action Commission:
    Father Jose Victor Lobrigo

    Email: [email protected]
  • Social Communications:
    Father Antonio Peralta
  • Vocations:
    Father Joseph A. Salando
  • Youth:
    Father Aureus R. Manjares

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Commission on Evangelization:
    Brotherhood of Christian (Businessmen and Professionals): Attorney Edmundo Aragon
    Catholic Charismatic Renewal: Mrs. Bernardita Peralta
    Cursillo: Mr. Romy Villareal
    El Shaddai: Mrs. Corazon Ocfemia
    Neo-Catechumenal Way: Father Paolino Fioco and Mr. & Mrs. Ramon Orticio
    New Evangelization Program: Mrs. Nuyen Garcia
    Parish Renewal Experience: Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Moyano
  • Commission on Family Life:
    Christian Family Life Movement: Mr. & Mrs. Manuel Ravalo
    Couples for Christ: Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Revale
    Marriage Encounter: Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Marchan

    Bethlehem Pastoral and Human Development Center
    Address: Sogod, Bacacay, 4509 Albay, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 481-9466
    House Minister: Ms. Lutgarda R. Diaz
    In-Residence: Bishop Jose C. Sorra
    In-Residence: Bishop Nestor C. Cariño

    Chaplaincies
    Naval Forces Command Chaplaincy
    Address: Rawis, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 482-5530 loc 3111/7640
    Chaplain: Father (Capt.) Alejo Simon A. Araño CHS

    PNP Regional Chaplaincy
    Address: Camp Gen. Simeon Ola, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 821-1556
    Chaplain: Father (P/S INSP) Joel Barallas CHS
  • Commission on the Laity:
    Adoracion Nocturna: Mr. Danilo Adille
    Apostleship of Prayer: Mrs. Virginia Aramburo
    Catholic Women's League: Mrs. Dominica Lorbes
    Daughters of Mary Immaculate: Mrs. Josefina Reburiano
    Daughters of St. Jude (Chinese): Mrs. Josefina Lee
    Federation of Pious Groups: Mrs. Mathilde Base
    Holy Name Society: Mr. Emiliano Aberin
    Knights of Columbus: Engineer Gene Andamon
    Ladies of Charity: Mrs. Irma Velasco
    Legion of Mary: Mrs. Lilibeth de Ocampo, Mrs. Mila Casi, Mrs. Susan Quiamno
    Mother Butler's Guild: Ms. Ofelia Rodriguez
    San Lorenzo Ruiz Diocesan Guild: Mrs. Rizalina Saquido
    Young Ladies Association of Charity: Ms. Elisa Bellen

Social Communications

  • Book Centers:
    2
  • Communication Centers:
    Ave Maria Press, Inc.
    Address: Cathedral Compound, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 480-6384
    Multi-media Director: Father Antonio Peralta

    DWBS-AM Radyo Veritas-CMN
    Address: Cathedral Compound, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 481-1008 / 481-2072 / 481-2536

    St. Paul Media Center
    Address: Rizal Street, Albay District, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 481-2155
    Superior: Sr. Giacomina (Jackie) Z. Cabucos, FSP
    Email: [email protected]

    Word of Life Services
    Address: Cathedral Compound, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 52 820-1948
  • Diocesan Publications:
    2
  • Printing Press:
    1
  • Radio Station:
    1
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