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Diocese of Marbel

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Major Education Centers:
    University and Colleges
    Notre Dame of Marbel University (FMS) (F-1955)
    Address: Koronadal City, 9506 South Cotabato, P.O. Box. 7865, Philippines
    Phone: +63 83 228-2218
    President: Brother Wilfredo Lubrico, FMS
    Email: [email protected]
    Academic Vice President: Dr. Neomi B. Silva
    Administrative Vice President: Mr. Andres Magallanes

    Notre Dame of Dadiangas University (FMS) (F-1969)
    Address: 9500 General Santos City, P.O. Box 100, Philippines
    Phone: +63 83 552-5196
    Fax: +63 83 552-3385
    President: Brother John Tan, FMS
    Academic Vice President: Dr. Norma Segocio
    Administrative Vice President: Dr. Edgardo Claudio

    Sta. Cruz Mission School College Department (Diocesan) (F-1985)
    Address: Lake Cebu, South Cotabato, Philippines
    Dean: Mrs. Betcy Lamanero Spiritual Director: Father Jerome Millan
    Course: Bachelor of Science in Community Development

    Notre Dame of Siena College of Polomolok (OP) (F-2003)
    Address: Polomolok, South Cotabato, Philippines
    Phone: +63 63 225-2094
    President: Sr. Anna Marie Gatmaytan, PO

    High Schools
    Notre Dame of Banga (AR) (F-1952)
    Address: Banga, 9511 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Phone: +63 83 238-6544
    Principal: Sr. Marilyn Gustilo, AR

    Notre Dame of Lamba (AR) (F-1969)
    Address: Lamba, Banga, 9511 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Phone: +63 83 238-6567
    Principal: Sr. Pascualina Peral, AR

    Notre Dame of General Santos City (OP)
    Address: Barangay San Isidro, Lagao, 9500 General Santos City (merging of ND of General Santos City) (F-1954) and ND Lagao for Girls (F-1947)
    Phone: +63 83 552-3480; 552-5192
    Principal: Sr. Virginia Balayon, OP

    Notre Dame of Glan (Diocesan) (F-1952)
    Address: Glan, 9517 Sarangani Province, Philippines
    Principal: Mr. Arturo Sarande
    Spiritual Director: Father Romeo Subaldo

    Notre Dame of Kiamba (Diocesan) (F-1952)
    Address: Kiamba, 9514 Sarangani Province, Philippines
    Principal: Mrs. Erlinda Alegre
    Spiritual Director: Father Alexander Salas

    Nddu-Ibed (Integrated Basic Education) (FMS) (F-1947)
    Address: Lagao, 9500 General Santos City, Philippines
    Principal: Dr. Alma Hordista
    Faculty: Brothers: 2; Lay: 33

    Notre Dame of Maasim (Diocesan) (F-1968)
    Address: Maasim, 9502 Sarangani Province, Philippines
    Principal: Mrs. Erlinda Alegre
    Spiritual Director: Father Alexander Salas

    Notre Dame of Maitum (Diocesan) (F-1968)
    Address: Maitum, 9515 Sarangani Province, Philippines
    Principal: Mrs. Rosani B. Espulgar
    Spiritual Director: Father Ricky Legario

    Notre Dame of Marbel University Ibed (Integrated Basic Education) (FMS) (F-1946)
    Address: Koronadal City, 9506 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Dr. Cecilia Fedoc

    Notre Dame Siena School of Marbel (OP) (F-1946)
    Address: Koronadal City, 9506 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Phone: +63 83 228-2589
    Principal: Sr. Estelita Carbon, OP

    Notre Dame of Milbuk (Diocesan) (F-1959)
    Address: Milbuk, Palimbang, 9809 Sultan Kudarat, Philippines
    Principal: Mr. Rolando Calexton
    Spiritual Director: Father Ruben Ocino

    Notre Dame of New Iloilo (Diocesan) (F-1964)
    Address: New Illoilo, Tantangan, 9510 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Mrs. Melecia Lagos
    Spiritual Director: Father Michelle Tacugue

    Notre Dame of Norala (Diocesan) (F-1953)
    Address: Norala, 9508 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Dr. Alfredo Paniza
    Spiritual Director: Father. Leonardo Rano

    Notre Dame Siena College of Polomolok-Ibed (Integrated Basic Education) (OP) (F-1966)
    Address: Polomolok, 9504 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Phone: +63 83 225-2094
    Director: Sr. Mercedes Lalisan, OP

    San Lorenzo Ruiz Academy (FMS) (F-1970)
    Address: Polomolok, 9504 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Mrs. Medy Lamboso

    Notre Dame of San Jose (Diocesan) (F-1966)
    Address: San Jose, Koronadal City, 9506 South Cotabao, Philippines
    Principal: Mr. Neil Espina
    Spiritual Director: Father Bonifacio A. Ampoyas

    Notre Dame of Sto. Niño (Diocesan) (F-1964)
    Address: Sto. Niño, 9509 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Ms. Nelyn B. Frinal
    Spiritual Director: Father Ramil Nerio
    Faculty: Lay: 13; Enrolment: 313

    Notre Dame of Surala (SPC) (F-1967)
    Address: Surallah, 9512 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Phone: +63 83 238-3114
    Fax: +63 83 238-3113
    Principal: Sr. Estela Sebastian, SPC

    SCM Decolon High School (Diocesan) (F-1980)
    Address: Poblacion Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Mr. Simon Tanael

    SCM Lem-Ehek High School (Diocesan)
    Address: Lemmekulen, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Ms. Ma. Luz Endriga
    Enrolment: (Combination of Deacon and Lam-Ehek): 1,067

    Elementary School
    Notre Dame of Dadiangas Elementary (FMS) (F-1989)
    Address: Dadiangas, 9500 General Santos City, Philippines
    Principal: Mrs. Alma Hordista
    Faculty: Brother 1; Lay 44

    Notre Dame of General Santos City (OP) (F-1988)
    Address: Dadiangas, 9500 General Santos City, Philippines
    Principal: Sr. Virginia Balayon, OP

    Notre Dame of Glan Elementary (Diocesan) (F-1966)
    Address: Glan, 9517 Sarangani Province, Philippines
    Principal: Mr. Arturo Sarande
    Faculty: Lay: 5; Enrolment: 116

    Notre Dame of Lagao Elementary (OP) (F-1966)
    Address: Lagao, 9500 General Santos City, Philippines
    Principal: Sr. Loreta Oranza, OP
    Faculty: Sisters 2; Lay: 12
    Enrolment: 483

    Notre Dame of Marbel University Training Department (FMS) (F-1961)
    Address: Koronadal City, 9506 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Dr. Cecilia Fedoc
    Faculty: Lay: 35
    Enrolment: 807

    Notre Dame of Siena School of Marbel Elementary (OP) (F-1951)
    Address: Koronadal City, 9506 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Sr. Estelita Carbon, OP
    Faculty: Lay: 19
    Enrolment: 614

    Notre Dame of Norala Elementary (Diocesan) (F-1989)
    Address: Norala, 9508 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Dr. Alfredo Paniza
    Faculty: 6; Enrolment: 141

    Notre Dame of St. Niño Elementary (Diocesan) (F-1991)
    Address: Sto. Niño, 9509 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Mrs. Nelyn B. Frinal
    Faculty: 7; Enrolment: 108

    Notre Dame of Banga Elementary (AR) (F-1988)
    Address: Banga, 9511 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Principal: Sr. Marilyn Gustilo, AR
    Faculty: 6; Enrolment: 220

    Notre

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Post-Secondary Schools :
    5
  • Post-secondary Schools-Students:
    7,750
  • Pre-Primary Schools :
    9
  • Pre-Primary Schools-Students :
    1,000
  • Primary Schools :
    21
  • Primary Schools-Students:
    7,500
  • Secondary Schools :
    20
  • Secondary Schools-Students :
    10,600

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Major Catholic Social Welfare Centers:
    Hospitals and Clinics
    General Santos Doctor's Hospital (SPC)
    Address: 9500 General Santos City, Philippines
    Administrator: Sr. Arcelita Sarnillo, SPC
    Sisters: 5

    Our Lady of the Assumption Mission Clinic (CP)
    Address: Bolul, Koronadal 9506 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Administrator: Father Meliton Aparece, CP
    Priest: 1

    Santa Cruz Mission Clinic (SPC)
    Address: Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, Philippines
    Administrator: Sr. Marie Adlee Bonzon, SPC
    Sisters: 3

    Retreat House
    Banga Samaria-Cursillo House (Diocesan)
    Address: Banga, 9511 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Spiritual Director: Father Rolando Japitana

    General Santos Samaria-Cursillo House (Diocesan)
    Address: 9500 General Santos City, Philippines
    Spiritual Director: Father Jonathan Sarcon

    Holy Cruz Spiritual Center (CP)
    Address: Calumpang, 9500 General Santos City, Philippines
    Spiritual Director: N.N.

    Bishop Quintin Olwell Spiritual Center (Diocesan)
    Address: Koronadal City, 9506 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Spiritual Director: Father Joean Paez

    Christ the King Spiritual Center (Diocesan)
    Address: Koronadal City, 9506 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Spiritual Director: Father Ariel Distora

    Father Chrispin Lynch Spiritual Center (Diocesan)
    Address: Polomolok, 9504 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Spiritual Director: Father Antonio Chua

    Mother Francisca Spiritual Center (OP)
    Address: Lagao, 9500 General Santos City, Philippines
    Spiritual Director: N.N.

    St. Gabriel's Residence (CP)
    Address: Koronadal City, 9506 South Cotabato, Philippines
    Spiritual Director: N.N.

    Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Hearts Retreat House (SFSC)
    Address: Upper Baluan, lagao, General Santos City, Philippines
    Director: Sr. Annabelle Ayson, SFSC

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Diocesan Directors:
    Diocesan Schools Superintendent: Father Bonifacio Ampoyas, PhD
    Spiritual Director Samaria-Cursillo: Father Romeo Buenaobra
    Director Christian Formation Center: Father Elpidio Marintes Jr.
    Social Action Director: Father Romeo Catedral
    Director Diocesan Liturgical Center: Father Romeo Buenaobra
    Director, Mass Media (Radio Station DXCP): Father Angelo Buenavides
    Director Pontifical Mission Society: Father Vicente Gabut, CP
    Manager-Paghidait Printing Press: Ms. Helengrace Ferrer
    Chaplain, Notre Dame of Marbel University: Father Bonifacio Ampoyas
    Chaplain, Notre Dame of Dadiangas College: N.N.
    Spiritual Director, Knights of Columbus: Most Rev. Bishop Dinualdo Gutierrez, DD
    Director, Legion of Mary: Father Romeo Buenaobra
    Spiritual Director-Catholic Women's League: Bishop Dinualdo Gutierrez, DD
    Diocesan Vocation Director: Father Ariel Destura
    Chair Diocesan Committee on the Clergy: Father Bobby Parreño
    Priest In-charge Diaconal Program: Father George Carin
  • Major Catholic Diocesan Organizations:
    Commission on Christian Formation (COCF)
    Chair: Father Reynaldo Mission
    Director: Father Elpidio Marintes Jr.
    Address: Christian Formation Center
    Phone: +63 83 228-2205
    Fax: +63 83 228-2526

    Commission on Social Action (COSA)
    Chair: Father Apolinario Plaza, CP
    Director: Father Romeo Catedral
    Address: Social Action Center
    Phone: +63 83 228-3793
    Fax: +63 83 228-2526

    Commission on Worship and Liturgy (COWL)
    Chair: Father Romeo Subaldo
    Director: Father Romeo Buenaobra
    DLC Director: Father Romeo Subaldo
    Address: Diocesan Liturgical Center
    Phone: +63 83 228-2205
    Fax: +63 83 228-2526

    Committee on Clergy
    Chair: Father Bobby Parreño, Episcopal Vicar, Clergy
    Vocation Director: Father Ariel Destora
    In-charge, Deaconate Program: Father George Carin
    Address: Bishop's Residence, Koronadal City, Philippines
    Phone./Fax: +63 83 228-2526
    Diocesan Vocation Director: Father Ariel Distura
    In-charge Diaconate Program: Father George Carin
    Address: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Seminary, Koronadal City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 83 228-2509

    MINISTRIES, PROGRAMS AND DESKS
    Under the Commission on Christian Formation
    Catechetical Ministry (CATZ)
    Chair: Mrs. Marilyn Balagtas
    Total No. of Catechists: 2,180
    Kristohanong Katilingban (KRISKA)
    Chair: Mrs. Anita Dimamay
    Total No. of Kriska Units: 4,055
    Gagmay'ng Kristohanong Katilingban (GKK)
    Chair: Mrs. Joselina Ebrona
    Total No. of BEC/GKK: 1,600
    Family & Life Ministry (F&LM)
    Chair: Mrs. Erlinda Bonzo
    Total Number of Family and Life Workers: 1,753
    Catholic Youth Ministry (CYM)
    Chair: Mr. Arnold Araña
    Diocesan Campus Ministry: Ms. Mellie Castañeda

    Under the Commission on Social Action
    Justice and Peace (JP)
    Chair: Sr. Pacita Babiera, OND
    Health and Development Program
    Chair: Ma. Teresa Posas
    Relief & Rehabilitation and Alay Kapwa
    Chair: Rosalita Dagangon
    Indigenous Peoples Desk
    Chair: Lolita Sionosa
    BEC Empowerment Program
    Chair: Lolita Sionosa
    Advocacy
    Chair: Rene Pamplona

    Under the Commission on Worship and Liturgy
    Lay Liturgical Leadership Ministry (LLLM)
    Chair: Mr. Oscar Manaay
    Total No. of LLL Ministers: 1,962
    Lay Liturgists (LLM)
    Chair: Ms. Elma Jamero
    Total No. of Lay Liturgists: 7,860

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