Diocese of

Naval

Philippines Philippines

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Naval / Navalien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Palo

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Saint Francis of Assisi (October 4)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.10.13 – ...):Bishop Rex Cullingham Ramirez (56)Bishop Rex Cullingham Ramirez (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Naval (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rex Cullingham Ramirez (56)Bishop Rex Cullingham Ramirez (56)
(2017.10.13 – ...)

Bishop of Naval (Philippines)

In spiritu et veritate

Born:1967.12.15 (Balangiga, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1995.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:2018.01.09

Priest of Palo (Philippines) (1995.03.27 – 2017.10.13)

Bishop of Naval (Philippines) (2017.10.13 – ...)

Bishop Filomeno Gonzales Bactol (84)Bishop Filomeno Gonzales Bactol (84)
(1988.11.29 – 2017.10.13)

Bishop emeritus of Naval (Philippines)

Ad Jesum

Born:1939.11.29 (Carigara, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1968.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1981.10.15

Priest of Palo (Philippines) (1968.04.06 – 1981.07.29)

Titular Bishop of Germaniciana (1981.07.29 – 1988.11.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Palo (Philippines) (1981.07.29 – 1988.11.29)

Bishop of Naval (Philippines) (1988.11.29 – 2017.10.13)

Special Churches

Churches by City (16)

Masbate (↖), Calbayog (↗), Palo (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 1,162 km²

Population: 336,713 Catholics (86.3% of 390,228 total)

Pastoral Centres: 15 parishes

Personnel: 35 priests (28 diocesan, 7 religious), 60 religious (14 brothers, 46 sisters), 7 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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