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I. Vicariate of St. John the Baptist

Vicar Forane: Very Rev. Fr. Salvador Babala IV

1—Daet (South) (F-1581) 4600 Camarines Norte

    Population: 32,767; Catholics: 30,834
    Titular: St. John the Baptist, June 24
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Reymundo Asis
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Ramiel R.A. Alvarez
    Attached Priest:   Rev. Msgr. Quirino G. Parcero

2—Basud (F-1894) 4608 Camarines Norte

    Population: 27,295; Catholics: 26,212
    Titular: St. Raphael the Archangel, Oct. 24
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Salvador Ba-bala IV

3—San Felipe (F-1996), Basud, 4608 Cama-rines Norte

    Population:_______; Catholics: _______
    Titular: St. Philip the Apostle, May 3
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Andrei F. Uy

4—San Vicente (F-1877) 4609 Camarines Norte

    Population: 7,321; Catholics: 7,024
    Titular: St. Vincent Ferrer, Last Friday of April
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Venancio I. Rosales

5—San Lorenzo Ruiz (F-1983) 4610 Camari-nes Norte

    Population: 9,286; Catholics: 8,882
    Titular: St. Lorenzo de Manila, Sept. 28
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Edwin Abel

II. Vicariate of St. Anthony of Padua

Vicar Forane: Very Rev. Fr. Julito L. Heraldo

1—Mercedes (F-1954) 4601 Camarines Norte

    Population: 25,097; Catholics: 24,168
    Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Julito L. Heraldo

2—Colasi (F-1983), Mercedes 4601 Camari-nes Norte

    Population: 9,203; Catholics: 8,862
    Titular: St. Nicholas of Tolentino, Sept. 10
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Jose Mari T. Joaquin

3—San Vicente, 4609 Camarines Norte

    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Venancio I. Rosales

4—Daet (North) (F-1991) 4600 Camarines Norte

    Population: 33,710; Catholics: 31,721
    Titular: Most Holy Trinity, Trinity Sunday
    Parish Priest: Most Rev. Benjamin J. Almoneda, DD
    Parochial Vicars:   Rev. Fr. Romeo A. Violeta
                               Rev. Fr. Luis M. Puno Jr.
                               Rev. Fr. Rowel Jose P. Abanto
                               Rev. Fr. Anthony Galvan

III. Vicariate of St. Peter the Apostle

Vicar Forane: Very Rev. Fr. Edilberto G. Mesias, MF

1—Vinzons (F-1581) 4603 Camarines Norte

    Population: 31,774; Catholics: 31,289
    Titular: St. Peter the Apostle, June 29
    Parish Priest: Rev. Msgr. Jose A. Rodriguez Jr.
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Rodrigo Lazarte

2—Talisay (F-1654) 4602 Camarines Norte

    Population: 16,896; Catholics: 16,273
    Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, October 4
    Parish Priest: Rev. Msgr. Luis R. Ayo

3—Tulay na Lupa (F-1967) 4612 Camarines Norte

    Population: 13,067; Catholics: 12,414
    Titular: St. Cajetan, Priest, August 7
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Edilberto G. Mesias, MF
    Parochial Vicar: Fr. Julian Abanador, MF

4—Labo (F-1656) 4604 Camarines Norte

    Population: 34,680; Catholics: 32,946
    Titular: St. John the Apostle & Evangelist, May 6
    Pastoral Ministry Team, Moderator: Rev. Fr. Luis R. Ibasco, Jr.
    Members: Rev. Fr. Ronald Anthony P. Timoner
                    Rev. Fr. Jesus Augusto B. Angeles

IV. Vicariate of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary

Vicar Forane: Very Rev. Fr. Jose Lito V. Chavez

1—Jose Panganiban (F-1666) 4606 Camarines Norte

    Population: 31,922; Catholics: 30,738
    Titular: Our Lady of the Most Holy      Rosary, Oct. 7
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Efren S. Sanchez
    Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Dennis C. Remot

2—Paracale (F-1611) 4605 Camarines Norte

    Population: 29,691; Catholics: 28,735
    Titular: Our Lady of Purification (Cande-laria), Feb. 2
    Parish Priest: Very Rev.Fr. Jose Lito V. Chavez, VF

3—Larap (F-1960), Jose Panganiban 4606 Camarines Norte

    Population: 11,164; Catholics: 10,750
    Titular: St. Roch, Aug. 16
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Enrique V. Salen

4—Batobalani (F-1976), Paracale 4605 Camarines Norte

    Population: 9,501; Catholics: 9,195
    Titular: St. Roch, Aug. 25
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Ronaldo B. Tagnines

V. Vicariate of St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr

Vicar Forane: Very Rev. Fr. Alex C. Chavez

1—Capalonga (F-1634) 4607 Camarines Norte

    Population: 23,557; Catholics: 22,689
    Titular: St. Lucy, Virgin, Dec. 13
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Ronaldo J. Rodelas

2—Sta. Elena (F-1961) 4611 Camarines Norte

    Population: 25,429; Catholics: 23,259
    Titular: St. Helena the Empress, May 29
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Alex C. Chavez, VF

3—Bagong Silang (F-1964), Labo 4604 Camarines Norte

    Population: 18,622; Catholics: 17,708
    Titular: St. Didachus of Alcala, Nov. 12
    Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Joselito M. Quiñones

4—Tabugon Mission Area (F-1995), Sta. Elena 4611 Camarines Norte

    Population: 15,670; Catholics: 12,252 
    Titular: St. Emerentiana
    Chaplain: Very Rev. Fr. Norberto Eyuli


Diocesan Clergy With No Parish Assignment

Retired Priest in Residence at the Diocesan Seminary:
  
Rev. Msgr. Roman Rayos

Chaplaincy: Msgr. Pablo G. Balon, H.P. (Sto. Domingo Chapel, Vinzons)
                 
Msgr. Pedro R. Espedido, Jr. (Fatima Shrine, Vinzons)

Retired Priests in Residence at the Diocesan Seminary:
   Rev. Msgr. Roman Rayos

Chaplains in the AFP: Rev. (Capt.) Fidel S. Era, Jr., GHQ
                                 Rev. (Capt.) Yodel Jose L. Cereno, PAF
                                 Rev. (Capt.) Fortunato R. Ibasco III
                                 Rev. (Capt.) Benifranco M. Rada, PN
                                 Rev. (Capt.) Arnold P. Magana, PN
                                 Rev. (Capt.) Livy Jose S. Malagueño, PN


On Study Leave

Rome:

    Rev. Fr. Philip R. Ibasco
    Rev. Msgr. Joselito Asis
    Rev. Fr. Vaughn A. Banal
    Rev. Fr. Cezar Echano

ASI, Manila: Rev. Fr. Cirilo Edgar V. Ebona
Manila: Rev. Fr. Rogelio Orpiada
UST, Manila: Rev. Fr. Nestor Alagbate
Seminary Assignment in Naga City: Rev. Jose R. Julian


Abroad/On Leave

Belgium: Rev. Joel Villania
USA: Rev. Luke Karpil
         Rev. Ruben Cammayo
         Rev. Allan Apo
         Rev. Uriel Umali
         Rev. Fr. Francisco P. Regala, Jr.
         Rev. Fr. Peter E. Mago
Guam: Rev. Simeon Balmeo
Canada: Rev. Aguinaldo Fermo
             Rev. Jesus Ronillo A. Timajo
Manila: Rev. Nestor Alagbate
           Rev. Cirilo Edgar Ebona
           Rev. Rogelio Orpiada
           Rev. Fr. Francisco P. Regala, Jr.
           Rev. Fr. Peter Mago
On Sabattical: Rev. Fr. Jose G. Marabe
                      Rev. Fr. Gerardo P. Nemi
                      Rev. Fr. Francisco Gan Jr.


Seminary Personnel

Rector, Pastoral Director: Rev. Fr. Luis Ibasco, Jr.
Dean of Studies, Prefect of Discipline: Rev. Fr. Augusto Angeles
Procurator, Spiritual Director: Rev. Anthony P. Timoner


† Necrology †

        Very Rev. Juan Chavez (Nov. 22, 1988)
        Most Rev. Celestino Enverga (Oct. 16, 1990)
        Rev. Angel V. Obmaña (April 1994)
        Very Rev. Domingo Halum (Aug. 9, 1995)
        Rev. Fr. Aquilino Ochoa (Oct. 14, 1998)
        Rev. Fr. Pepino V. Asis (Oct. 21, 1998)

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