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Diocese of San Jose de Antique

Activities and Organizations

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Adorers of the Most Holy Trinity:
    Spiritual Director: Father Joaquin A. Dioso Jr.
  • Apostleship of Prayer:

    Spiritual Director: Father Casper Rietbergen, MHM
  • Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement:
    Spiritual Director: Father Peregrino P. Alar
  • Catholic Women's League:
    Spiritual Director: Father Edwin A. Rubido
  • Couples for Christ:
    Spiritual Director: Father Rex R. Marfil, STL
  • Divine Mercy Flock:
    Spiritual Director: Father Fortunato M. Abiera
  • El Shaddai:
    Spiritual Director: Father Pedro C. Silava Jr.
  • Family and Life Apostolate:
    Spiritual Director: Father Agustin Frenademez, MHM
  • Focolare Movement:
    Spiritual Director: Father Agustin Frenademez, MHM
  • Knights of Columbus:
    Spiritual Director: Father Joaquin A. Dioso Jr.
  • Knights of the Sacred Heart:
    Spiritual Director: Father Casper Rietbergen, MHM
  • Legion of Mary:
    Spiritual Director: Father Jose Glicerio C. Geremia
  • Mother Butler Mission Guilds:
    Spiritual Director: Father Servillano E. Carro Jr.
  • Neo Catechumenal Way:
    Spiritual Director: Father Peregrino P. Alar
  • Worldwide Marriage Encounter:
    Spiritual Director: Father Segundino R. Laude

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Secondary Schools:
    12
  • Secondary Schools - Students:
    5584
  • Colleges/Universities:
    2
  • Colleges/Universities- Students:
    3300
  • DIOCESAN EDUCATIONAL CENTERS:
    St. Anthony's College (F-1958)
    Address: San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Phone: +63 36 540-9236 / 9237
    President: Father Jose S. Bantolo, PhL
    Christian Formation Officer: Father Joselito C. Escote
    Vice-President for Administration: Mrs. Elvira Pefianco-Untaran
    Vice-President for Academic Affairs: Aida M. Ricarze, PhD
    Student Affairs Officer: Miss Marlene M. Abutas
    Community Extension and External Relations Officer: Ana Linda O. Santos, PhD
    St. Therese's High School (F-1965)
    Address: Casay, Anini-y, 5717 Antique, Philippines
    Chaplain: Father Michael Peter O'Brien, MHM
    Principal: Mrs. Ligaya P. Huele
    Dao Catholic High School (F-1948)
    Address: Tobias Fornier, 5716 Antique, Philippines
    Chaplain: Father Pedro C. Silava Jr.
    Principal: Mr. Rodolfo C. Tongcua
    St. Vincent's High School (F-1963)
    Address: San Remigio, 5714 Antique, Philippines
    Chaplain: Father Lorenzo M. Fernandez Jr.
    Principal: Mrs. Rita O. Banu
  • Grade Schools:
    1
  • Grade Schools - Students:
    508
  • High Schools:
    10
  • High Schools - Students:
    5222
  • Kindergarten:
    15
  • Kindergarten - Students:
    984
  • NON-DIOCESAN CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL CENTERS:
    St. Joseph Academy (F-1957)
    Address: c/o Dominican Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary of the Philippines-Molo (OP), Bugasong, 5704 Antique, Philippines
    Principal: Sr. Ma. Edna Billones, OP
    Sta. Rita Academy (F-1968)
    Address: c/o Religious of the Assumption (RA)
    Sibalom, 5713 Antique, Philippines
    Phone: +63 36 543-7987
    Principal: Sr. Aremar Eugenia Grantos, RA
    Catechetical Institute (F-1968)
    Address: c/o Missionary Sisters of the Lord's Table/Mensa Domini (MSLT)
    San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Phone: +63 36 320-18211; 570-7617
    Directress: Sr. Ma. Febe B. Unilongo, MSLT
    Divine Word School of Semirara Island
    Address: Society of the Divine Word (SVD)
    Semirara, Caluya, 5711 Antique, Philippines
    Director: Brother Hubertus Guru, SVD
    Principal: Mr. Joe O. Paz
  • Post-secondary Schools:
    2
  • Post-secondary Schools - Students:
    3300
  • Pre-Primary Schools:
    18
  • Pre-Primary Schools - Students:
    1135
  • Primary Schools:
    4
  • Primary Schools - Students:
    1146

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Catechetical Centers:
    1
  • DIOCESAN CATHOLIC CENTERS:
    Ancores Building (F-1975)
    Antique Diocesan Social Action Center
    Address: Nietes Street, San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Phone: +63 36 540-9512
    Director: Father Edione R. Febrero
    Chief of Operations: Mrs. Susima Q. Nermal

    Antique Diocesan Multipurpose Center (F-2006)
    Address: St. Peter's Seminary Compound
    San Pedro, San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Administrator: Father Edwin A. Rubido

    Bishop Cornelio de Wit, MHM Memorial Building (F-2005)
    Antique Diocesan Socio-Health Association, Inc.
    Address: c/o Bishop's House Compound, San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Phone: +63 36 540-9793
    Coordinator: Sr. Feliza M. Tumangday, MSLT

    John Paul II Youth Center (F-2005)
    Antique Diocesan Commission on Youth
    Address: Bishop's House Compound, San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Phone: +63 36 540-8630
    Coordinator: Miss Aurea L. Dalisay

    Mary Queen of Love (F-1997)
    Addres
  • Home for the Aged:
    1
  • NON-DIOCESAN CATHOLIC CENTERS:
    St. Joseph Home for the Aged (F-2000)
    Address: c/o Good Shepherd Foundation of Antique, Inc.
    Binirayan Hills, San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Managing Director: Liza H. Galilea, MD

    St. Joseph Multi-Purpose Center (F-2001)
    Address: Antique Human Development Program, Inc. (AHDP)
    Azurin Subdivision, San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Phone: +63 36 540-8024
    Administrator: Mrs. Marilou R. Llavan

    St. Joseph Orphanage and Center for the Handicapped, Inc. (F-2005)
    Address: c/o Sisters of St. Joseph the Worker, Maybato North, San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Directress: Sr. Concordia N. Villaram, SSJW
  • Orphanages:
    1
  • Radio Station:
    1
  • Retreat Centers:
    1

Catholic Social Welfare - Other institutions

  • Bishop Cornelio De Wit
  • Diocesan Multi-Purpose Center
  • Diocesan Social Action Center
  • John Paul II Youth Center
  • MHM Memorial Building
  • St. Joseph Center

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Biblical Apostolate:
    In-Charge: Sr. Rafaela Alcabaza, MSLT
  • Catechetics:
    In-Charge: Father Joselito C. Escote, Sr. Amparo B. Aguilar, MSLT
  • Clergy:
    In-Charge: Father Victor S. Baguna
  • Diocesan BEC Program:
    In-Charge: Sr. Delia V. Valenzuela, MSLT, Mrs. Ma. Natividad A. Orencio, Miss Ma. Marilyn S. Soriano
  • Diocesan Pastoral Coordinator/Missions:
    In-Charge: Father Fortunato M. Abiera
  • Diocesan Stewardship Program:
    In-Charge: Sr. Anathalia M. Ysug, MSLT
  • Doctrine of the Faith:
    In-Charge: N.N.
  • Ecumenical Affairs, Interreligious Dialogue:
    In-Charge: Father Jose E. Tubianosa
  • Education, Culture:
    In-Charge: Father Cornelio V. Ysulat Jr.
  • Family and Life:
    In-Charge: Father Agustin Frenademez, MHM, Sr. Maria Sylvia B. Salvan, MSLT
  • Health Care:
    In-Charge: Sr. Feliza M. Tumangday, MSLT
  • Indigenous People:
    In-Charge: Father Luciano Benedetti, PIME
  • Laity:
    In-Charge: DPC Chairperson for the Laity
  • Liturgy:
    In-Charge: Father Gladwin G. Rios
  • Migrants and Itinerant People:
    In-Charge: Father Fernando Milani, PIME
  • Prisons Apostolate:
    In-Charge: Father Ersal P. Tortal
  • Religious, Institutes:
    In-Charge: Sr. Anathalia M. Ysug, MSLT
  • Seminary:
    In-Charge: Father Servillano E. Carro Jr.
  • Social Action, Justice and Peace:
    In-Charge: Father Edione R. Febrero
  • Vocations:
    In-Charge: Father Servillano E. Carro Jr., Mr. Rizaldy M. Fernandez
  • Women:
    In-Charge: Sr. Luz D. Failana, MSLT
  • Youth:
    In-Charge: Father Servillano E. Carro Jr., Miss Aurea L. Dalisay

Social Communications

  • Kauswagan Broadcasting Corporation/Dyka (F-1972):
    Catholic Media Network, Radio Veritas-Antique (801 Khz AM)
    Address: 3rd Floor, St. Joseph Center, Gen. Fullon Street, San Jose de Buenavista, 5700 Antique, Philippines
    Phone: +63 36 320-1289
    Phone/Fax: +63 36 540-9768
    Email: [email protected]
    Director-Manager: Father Edione R. Febrero
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