Thursday, March 24, 2016

Diocese of Legazpi re-assigns parochial vicars; 3 deacons ordained
By Connie B. Destura

LEGAZPI CITY, March 24 (PNA) -- Bishop Joel Z. Baylon of the Diocese of Legazpi on Maundy Thursday Mass announced the reshuffling of assignments of some parochial vicars and other special assignments and ordained three deacons in the presence of hundreds of priests and parishioners of Albay at the St. Gregory the Great Cathedral Parish.

For parochial vicars in St. Lawrence Deacon and Martyr Parish of Tiwi Albay, Baylon assigned Rev. Fr. Ramon I. Basilla and Rev. Fr. Gerard B. Arroyo; St. Joachim and Anne Parish of Malinao -- Rev. Fr. Jason A. Piando; St. John the Baptist Parish of Tabaco City -- Rev. Fr. Roberto C. Crisol, Rev. Fr. Alwin B. Relorcasa and Rev. Fr. Al Ray V. Compuesto; St. Rose of Lima Parish of Bacacay -- Rev. Fr. Raphael B. Sambajon and Rev. Fr. Arjey O. Remendado; Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish of Malilipot -- Rev. Fr. Franco Rafael S. Segarra; Sto. Domingo de Guzman Parish of Sto. Domingo -- Rev. Fr. Errol Bataga; St. Raphael the Archangel Parish of Legazpi Port District, Legazpi City -- Rev. Fr. Jeronimo Ma. Rosario Sevilla and Rev. Fr. Teody John A. Camba; and St. Gregory the Great Cathedral Parish of Albay District -- Rev. Fr. Antonio O. Bellen Jr and Rev. Fr. Kevin James C. Fonacier.

For Our Lady of the Gate Parish of Daraga, Albay -- Rev. Fr. Benjamin R. Belgica, Rev. Fr. Mercurio C. Rivera III and Rev. Fr. Nison L. Marantal; St. John the Baptist Parish of Camalig, Albay -- Rev. Fr. Lyndon F. Balubar and Rev. Fr. Joseph B. Longasa; and Our Lady of the Assumption Parish of Guinobatan, Albay -- Rev. Fr. Joel A. Sarte, Rev. Fr. Rapahel Leonardo M. Siapno and Rev. Fr. Jucef Z. Garcia.

Our Lady of Salvation Parish of Pioduran, Albay will have Rev. Fr. Andro Q. De Vera; St. Stephen Protomartyr Parish of Ligao City -- Rev. Fr. Jose B. Baranda Jr., Rev. Fr. Lawrence C. Brigino and Rev. Fr. Mark Anthony V. Cayago; St. Michael the Archangel Parish of Oas, Albay -- Rev. Fr. Eulogio P. Lawenko Jr. and Rev. Fr. Romeo R. Realingo Jr.; Sts. Peter and Paul Parish of Polangui, Albay -- Rev. Fr. Gerardo Joselino N. Santillan and Rev. Fr. Ricky Bermas; and St. James the Great Parish of Libon, Albay, Rev. Fr. Fernando B. Rodriguez Jr.

For special assignments, in the St. Gregory the Great Seminary in Panal, Tabaco City, Rev. Fr. Edgar D. Moron as the Formator and for the Harong Kan Ama in Sipi, Daraga, Albay, Rev. Fr. Domingo O. Penilla as chaplain for the Woman Religious and in Residence.

For Deaconal Exposure, the three deacons -- Rev. Arthem B. Bolante, Rev. Anthony B. Pabon and Rev. Renato P. Robrigado V -- will be assigned in St. Raphael the Archangel Parish, St. Gregory the Great Cathedral parish and Harong Kan Ama, respectively.

The deacons will report to their respective assignments effective on Holy Thursday, while the change of assignments for priests will take effect on July 1.(PNA) BNB/FGS/CBD