Diocese of Sorsogon

Religious Congregations, Societies and Institutes

Religious Institutes of Men

  • Clerics Regular of Somascan ~ CRS:   Address: c/o Aemilianum College (F-1985)
    Piot, Sorsogon, 4700 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 211-2330
    Fax: +63 56 211-1297
    Email: aemilianum@yahoo.com
    Superior & School-head: Father Lino O. Juta, CRS
    Teacher: Father Francisco Cabrera
    Director of the Elementary School: Father Augusto Dingal
    Teacher: Father Abe Arganiosa
    Teacher: Father Manuel P. Cuizon
    Guidance Counselor: Bro. Noel Sitchon
    and
    Casa Miani - Augusta & Piera Home For Boys (F-1995)
    Address: St. Jerome Avenue, OLV Pangpang,
    Sorsogon, 4700 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 211-2705
    Superior: Father Michael Escoto
    Educator:
    Father John Valenzuela
    Father Joseph Don I. Castro
  • Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity ~ SOLT:   SOLT Priest's Novitiate House
    SOLT Formation Center
    Address: Putiao, Pilar 4714 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Mailing Address:
    SOLT Formation Center, P.O. Box 282, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Formation Servant: Father Stephen M. Loria
  • Religious Institutes of Women

  • Congregation of Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena ~ OP:   Address: c/o Dominican School of Pilar
    Pilar, 4714 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 553-5147
    Superior: Sr. Paz Rapirap, OP
  • Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul ~ DC:   Address: c/o St. Louise de Marillac School of Bulan
    Zone 3, Gerona Street, Bulan, 4706 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 411-1211 (Principal's Office)
    Phone/Fax: +63 56 411-1526
    Sister Servant: Sr. Antonia Cortes, DC

    Address: c/o St. Louise de Marillac College of Sorsogon
    Burgos Street, Talisay, Sorsogon, 4700 Sorsogon City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56211-1186 (Sisters' Quarters)
    Phone/Fax: +63 56 421-5556
    Sister Servant: Sr. Lourdes S. Deborde, D.C.
  • Franciscan Hospitaller Sisters of the Immaculate Conception ~ FHIC:   Address: c/o Madre Maria Clara Convent Bibincahan,
    IDEA Village, Sorsogon, 4700 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 211-1092
    Superior: Sr. Marita de Souza, FHIC
  • Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Hearts:   (Soure Francescane Dei Sacri Couri) ~ SFSC
    Address: IHMS, Bulusan, Philippines
    Local Superior: Sr. Lydia Cañon
  • Holy Family of Bordeaux ~ HFB:   Bulan Community
    Address: Bulan, 4706 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 411-1011
    Fax: +63 2 928-2742
    Regional Superior in the Philippines: Sr. Ida Joseph, HFB
    Apostolates: Catechetic, Parish Pastoral,
    Formation of Children and Youth; Holy Family
    Associates; (Formation of Christian Women),
    attending to the old and the sick
    Personnel: Jayanthi Fernando, Sr. Mary Gresa Soosaithasan

    Rizal Community
    Address: Rizal Gubat, 4710 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 311-1842
    Apostolates: Kindergarten, Health and Nutrition Program,
    Catechetics, Parish Pastoral, Lay Formation, Sick and old;
    Non-Formal Education, Family Apostolate
    Head: Sr. Bernadette de Silva, HFB
    Personnel: Eustelle Marie Hendalage, Sr. Mary Catherine Coonghe, Sr. Ida Joseph
  • Missionary Catechists of St. Therese of the Infant Jesus ~ MCST:   Address: MCST Convent (F-1971)
    4700 Sorsogon City, Philippines
    Superior: Sr. Teresita Almonte, MCST
  • Missionary Congregation of the Servants of the Holy Spirit ~ SSpS:   Address: c/o Holy Spirit Academy (F-1963)
    Irosin, 4707 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 557-3013
    Phone/Fax: +63 56 555-3077
    Directress: Sr. Ma. Theresia Hornemann, SSpS
  • Missionary Daughters of St. Jerome ~ MS:   Somascan Missionary Sisters (F-1995)
    Address: c/o St. Jerome Academy, OLV Pangpang, Sorsogon City,
    4700 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone/Fax: +63 56 211-2803
    Superior: Sr. Mary Jane Ignacio, MS
  • Order of St. Augustinian Sisters (Contemplatives) ~ OSA:   Augustinian Monastery of St. Rita of Cascia
    Address: Cogon, Gubat, Sorsogon, Philippines
    Superior: Sr. Lorie Fungo, OSA
  • Order of St. Clare (Contemplatives) ~ OSC:   Address: c/o Poor Clare Monastery of Our Lady of Peñafrancia (F-1990)
    P.O. Box 11 Cabid-an, Sorsogon, 4700 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 211-3239
    Simply and Temporarily Professed Sister: Sr. Mary Clare Guadalupe,
    Abbess Sr. M. Fidelis, Sr. Azucena De Ma. Regina Ordinis Minorum,
    Sr. Ma. Lucy of the Mother of God, Sr. Ma. Magdalene of Our Lady
    of Visitation, Sr. Ma. Antoinette of the Child Jesus,
    Sr. Hyacinth Marie of the Holy Face of Jesus, Sr. Marian Catherine
    of St. James the Greater

    Sisters on leave
    Sr. Ma. Chiara Jeronima of the Crucified Christ
    Sr. Ma. Elizabeth of Our Lady of Peñafrancia
  • Sister-Servants of the Divine Healer ~ SSDH:   SSDH Mother House
    Address: El Retiro Compound, Cabid-an, Sorsogon City, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 421-9835
    Superior: Sr. Myrna B. Dioquino, SSDH
    Junior Sisters:
    Sr. Nilda G. Arribas, Sr. Mayolene Q. Tolosa,
    Sr. Jona B. Griego, Sr. Cherry Mae C. Lansam

    SSDH Formation House
    Address: Cabid-an, Sorsogon City, Philippines
    In-charge of Formation and Vocation Directress: Sr. Odelia B. Golloso

    Divine Healer Academy of Sorsogon (F-2003)
    Address: El Retiro Compound, Cabid-an, Sorsogon City, Philippines
    Principal/Directress: Sr. Odelia Golloso, SSDH

    El Retiro Retreat House (F-1991)
    Address: Cabid-an, Sorsogon City, Sorsogon, Philippines
    Phone: +63 56 421-9833
    In-charge: Sr. Nilda Arribas, SSDH
    Sr. Rosa J. Cal-Ortiz, Sr. Rosita M. Villaruel,
    Sr. Joy E. Felicia, Junior Sister
  • Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity ~ SOLT:   Address: c/o Holy Family Parish
    Putiao, Pilar, 4714 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Mobile: 0919 888-8736
    Apostolate: Pastoral, Catechesis and Nutrition

    Regionalate House/Administration
    Address: SOLT Formation Center
    Putiao, Pilar, 4714 Sorsogon, Philippines
    Mailing address: P.O. Box 282, 4500 Legazpi City, Philippines
    Mobile: 0927 501-0410
    Regional Sisters Servant: Sr. Ma. Cecilia Asuncion, SOLT
    Blessed Trinity Chantapa

    Formation House
    Sisters' Novitiate House
    Address: c/o SOLT Formation Center, Putiao,
    Pilar, 4714 Sorsogon, Philippines
    In-charge: Sr. Ma. Cecilia Asuncion, SOLT
    Sr. Mary of the Holy Spirit Cimanes
  • Our Lady of Peñafrancia Minor Seminary

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