Diocese of

Maasin

Philippines Philippines

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Maasin / Maasinen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cebu

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Assumption (August 15)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 14

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (1998.01.20 – ...):Bishop Precioso Dacalos Cantillas, S.D.B. (70)Bishop Precioso Dacalos Cantillas, S.D.B. (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Maasin (Roman Rite)

Bishop Precioso Dacalos Cantillas, S.D.B. (70)Bishop Precioso Dacalos Cantillas, S.D.B. (70)
(1998.01.20 – ...)

Bishop of Maasin (Philippines)

Cantate canticum novum

Born:1953.07.03 (Langtad, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1979.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1995.07.12

Titular Bishop of Vicus Cæsaris (1995.05.31 – 1998.01.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu (Philippines) (1995.05.31 – 1998.01.20)

Bishop of Maasin (Philippines) (1998.01.20 – ...)

Bishop Vicente Ataviado y Tumalad
(1968.06.17 – 1997.03.04)

Born:1929.10.27 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1954.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1968.08.08
Died:1997.03.04 († 67)

Bishop of Maasin (Philippines) (1968.06.17 – 1997.03.04)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (48)

Tagbilaran (↙), Talibon (←), Palo (↑), Surigao (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 2,506 km²

Population: 706,966 Catholics (83.5% of 846,620 total)

Pastoral Centres: 49 parishes, 4 missions

Personnel: 114 priests (107 diocesan, 7 religious), 104 religious (8 brothers, 96 sisters), 42 seminarians

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