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Archdiocese of Palo

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Divine Word Hospital Hospital Head:
    Sr. Benilda Maramba, OSB
    Address: Avenida Veteranos,
    Tacloban City, Leyte 6500, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 321-4228
    Fax: +63 53 321-2309
  • Home for the Aged:
    In-Charge: Missionary of Charity
    Sr. M. Tricilla, MC
    Address: Kalipayan Road, Sagkahan
    Tacloban City, Leyte 6500, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 325-7013
  • Home for the Sick, Malnourished, Abandoned Handicapped Children:
    Missionaries of Charity
    In-Charge: Sr. M. Tricilla, MC
    Address: Kalipayan Road, Sagkahan
    Tacloban City, Leyte 6500, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 325-7013
  • Homes for the elders:
    2
  • Hospitals:
    1
  • Orphanage:
    Hayag Receiving and Child Care Home
    In-Charge: Sr. Claire Hermoso, FHL
    Address: B. Calutang, Fatima
    Cogon, Ormoc City 6541, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 255-7762
  • Orphanages:
    2
  • Social Action Centers:
    1
  • Youth Centers:
    1

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Bible Apostolate:
    Directors:Father Elmo P. Manching, MAT
    Father Randolf A. Raagas, SThL
  • Commission On Education - Catechetics:
    Director: Father Ronnie Sotico C. Mora
  • Commission on Social Action:
    Directors:Father Edwin C. Perito
    Father Jonathan O. Chavez
  • Commission on Worship:
    Director: Gilbert G. Urbina, SThD, SLL
  • Commission on Youth:
    Directors:Father Ebert Concon T. Trinchera
    Father Danilo M. Zamora
  • Council of Laity:
    Spiritual Director: Msgr. Benjamin M. Bacierra, PA, STL, MA
  • Family & Life Apostolate:
    Directors:Father Erby Davy B. Lajara, MA
    Father Herculano R. Tabada
  • Lay Ministers:
    Directors:Father Rex C. Ramirez, SLL
    Father Arnold M. Aurillo
  • Pas Staff:
    PAS Clerk: Clare Salvacion P. Lagramada
    Archdiocesan BEC Coordinator: Sr. Roberta Simbajon, DC
    Chair, Office of Migrants: Sr. Grace Namocatcat, DC
    Project Coordinator, Sustainable Agri Program: Rheelen S. Soco
  • Pastoral Action Secretariat :
    Director: Father Isagani P. Petilos, SThB

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations - Diocesan Offices

  • Archdiocesan Mission Director:
    Director: Father Edgar B. Macalalag, SThB
  • Catholic School Superintendent:
    Director: Msgr. Ramon Stephen B. Aguilos, PC, SThL
  • Commission on Clergy:
    Director: Father Erlito A. Mrayao, PhD/Chairman
  • Faith Communities:
    Director: Father Nicolas A. Valeriano III
  • Mother Butler:
    Director: Msgr. Pastor E. Cotiangco, PC
  • Office of Women:
    Spiritual Director: Msgr. Ramon Stephen B. Aguilos, PC, SThD, MSEM
  • Regia Legionis Mariae:
    Spiritual Director: Father Armando R. Dagsa
  • Vocation Director:
    Directors:Father Castulo Aaron L. Quilaneta, MA (Eastern District)
    Father Erby Davy Lajara, MA (Western District)

Social Communications

  • Commission on Social Communications:
    Chairman: Father Amadeo S. Alvero, SThL
    The chairman holds a Masters Degree in Social Communication from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, Italy

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Colleges:
    5
  • Colleges - Students:
    3,260
  • High Schools:
    22
  • High Schools - Students:
    7,703
  • Abucay Campus:
    Address: Abucay, Tacloban City 6500, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 321-6267; 321-3786; 321-1641
    Fax: +63 53 325-5103
  • ACE Learning Center, Inc.:
    BOT President: Beven R. Recamadas
    Address: Barangay San Isidro
    Palompon, Leyte 6538, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 338-2324
    Fax: +63 53 555-8312
  • Assumption Academy Inc.:
    High School Principal: Sr. Elsie Marie Abao, RSM
    Address: Tanauan, Leyte 6502, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 526 - 9642
  • Collegio de San Francisco Javier:
    School Head: Sr. Zenaida Condes, DC
    Address: Palompon, Leyte 6538, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 338-2457
    Servant Principal: Sr. Cristita L. Valdez, DC
  • Elementary Schools:
    13
  • Elementary Schools - Students:
    4,358
  • Holy Child High School:
    High School Principal: Sr. Cecille Marie L. Lim, RSM
    Address: Villaba, Leyte 6537, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 552-8074
  • Holy Child Parish School of Isabel, Inc.:
    Elementary & High School Principal: Sr. M. Consuelo B. Abian, OSF
    Address: Bonifacio St. Isabel, Leyte 6539, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 337-2361; 556-9365
  • Holy Cross College of Carigara:
    School President: Sr. M. Anthony Kuizon, OSF
    Address: Rebolledo St., Ponong Carigara, Leyte 6529, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 331-2099;
    Fax: +63 53 331-2601
    High School Principal, Dean of Education: Sr. M. Grace Gerong, OSF
    Dean, Dept of Commerce: Sr. M. Irene Gimena, OSF
    Dean, Dept of Computer Science: Ms. Raquel Makabenta
  • Holy Infant College:
    School President: Sr. Mary Carmela N. Cabactulan, RSM
    Address: B. Aquino Avenue, Utap
    Tacloban City 6500, Philippines
    Elem. & High School Principal: Sr. Mary Raphael B. Amante, RSM
    Phone: +63 53 321-6202
    Fax: +63 53 321-6859
    Dean, College of Educ. & Arts: Dr. Angeles P. Guevara, PhD
    Dean, College of Health Sciences: Elnora C. Quebec, RN, RM, MAN
    Dean, College of Commerce:Sarah C. Co, MBA
  • Holy Trinity College:
    Elementary & High School Principal: Sr. Ma. Emma Navea, AR
    Address: Barangay Mudboron
    Alangalang, Leyte 6517, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 331-9006; 540-0319
  • Kindergartens:
    20
  • Kindergartens - Students:
    1,945
  • Notre Dame of Abuyog:
    High School Principal/School President: Sr. Rosalia B. Sabud, OND
    Address: Barangay Buntay
    Abuyog, Leyte 6510, Philippines
    Phone/Fax: +63 53 334-2180
  • Notre Dame of Jaro:

    Elementary & High School Principal, School President: Sr. Thelma Arguelles, OND
    Address: Msgr. Gonzaga Street,
    Jaro, Leyte 6527, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 541-9223
  • Nuestra Señora del Refugio Parochial School:
    School Director: Father Nicolas A. Valeriano III
    Elementary Principal: Herculana M. Devaras
    Address: Dulag, Leyte 6505, Philippines
  • Sacred Heart College:
    School President, College Dean: Sr. Angelica Shen, SMIC
    Address: T. Claudio Street,
    Tacloban City 6500, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 321-2424
    Fax: +63 53 325-3467
    Elementary Principal: Mrs. Melodina D. Garol
    High School Principal: Mrs. Milagros U. Malicsi
  • St. Joseph High School:
    School President/ High School Principal: Sr. M. Louella Mangmang, OSF
    Address: Dagami, Leyte 6515, Philippines
  • St. Mary's Academy:
    School President/ High School Principal: Sr. Marilou B. Madronero, RVM
    Address: Bonifacio Street, Barangay Sta. Cruz,
    Palo, Leyte 6501, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 323-4000; 323-7559
  • St. Michael Development Center of Tolosa, Inc.:
    School Director: Father Dennis R. Inocando
    Address: Tolosa, Leyte 6503, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 322-6034; 322-4303
    Fax: +63 53 322-6218
    Elementary & High School Principal: Ms. Presciana Z. Permejo
  • St. Peter's College of Ormoc:
    School President, College Dean: Sr. M. Susan Abellana, OSB
    Address: Father Ismael Cataag Street
    Ormoc City 6541, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 255-4391
    Fax: +63 53 255-3406
    Elementary Principal: Dr. Erlinda P. Orillano
    High School Principal: Mr. Rogelio Y. Aunzo
  • St. Scholastica's College of Health Sciences:
    School President: Sr. M. Rosario R. Obiniana, OSB
    Address: Sta. Cruz Street,
    Tacloban City 6500, Philippines
    Phone/Fax: +63 53 325-2330
    Dean, College of Nursing: Sr. M. Florence Laroco, OSB
    College Dean: Mr. Antonio E. Lim, Jr
  • St. Therese Christian :
    Development Center Foundation, Inc.
    School President: Mrs. Annie Cynthia C. Corpin
    Address: 35 Real Street, Tacloban City 6500, Philippines
  • St. Therese Educational Center of Leyte:
    School Director/ High School Principal: Dr. Rufina V. Barrot
    Address: Barangay 91, Abucay
    Tacloban City 6500, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 325-3693; 325-3694
  • St. Therese Educational Foundation of Tacloban, Inc.:
    School Director/ Elementary Principal: Mrs. Sonia C. Palami
    Address: Barangay 91, Abucay,
    Tacloban City 6500, Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 325-4078
    Fax: +63 53 325-3464
  • St. Vincent Ferrer Academy, Inc.:
    School Director/ High School Principal: Father Virgilio L. Cañete
    Address: Babatngon, Leyte 6520, Philippines
  • The San Lorenzo Immaculate Conception Parochial School:
    School Director: Father Fabian V. Mariano
    Elementary Principal: Sr. Ma. Marlina O. Caverte, DST
    Address: Barangay San Pablo (Simangan)
    Ormoc City 6541. Philippines
    Phone: +63 53 255-7222; 561-5857

Catholic Educational Institutions - ANGELICUM CATECHETICAL CENTERS

  • Angelicum Catechetical School:

    School Director: Father Randolf A. Raagas
    Address: St. Pacual Baylon Parish
    Guinarona 6515, Dagami, Leyte, Philippines
  • Angelicum Catechetical School:

    School Director: Father Romeo Barcelo
    Address: St. Michael Archangel Parish
    Javier 6511, Leyte, Philippines
  • Angelicum Catechetical School:

    School Director: Father Protacio C. Catan
    Address: St. Anthony Parish,
    Tunga 6528, Leyte, Philippines
  • Angelicum Catechetical School:

    School Director: Father Arnold M. Aurillo
    Address: c/o St. Isidore Parish,
    Mac Arthur 6509, Leyte, Philippines
  • Angelicum Catechetical School:

    School Director: Father Rafael Pepito
    Address: St. Michael Archangel Parish,
    San Miguel 6518, Leyte, Philippines
  • Angelicum Catechetical School:

    School Director: Father Jonathan O. Chavez
    Address: Valencia, Ormoc 6541, Philippines
  • Angelicum Catechetical School:

    School Director: Father Edgar C. Monge
    Address: Julita, Leyte 6506, Philippines
  • Palo Angelicum School:

    School Director: Msgr. Ramon Stephen Aguilos, PC, SThD
    Pre-Principal: Ms. Sarah P. Puertollano
    Address: c/o Transfiguration of our Lord Cathedral
    Palo, Leyte 6501, Philippines
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