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Roman Catholic Diocese of Libmanan

The Diocese of Libmanan (Latin: Dioecesis Libmananus) is a Roman Catholic diocese located in the city of Libmanan in the Ecclesiastical province of Caceres in the Philippines.


  • History 1
  • Leadership 2
  • Parish Churches 3
    • Cathedral 3.1
    • Diocesan Parishes 3.2
    • Mission Stations 3.3
  • Seminaries 4
  • References 5


  • December 9, 1989: Established as the Territorial Prelature of Libmanan from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Caceres
  • March 19, 1990: Canonical Erection of the Prelature of Libmanan
  • March 19, 1990: Episcopal Ordination of Most Rev. Prospero N. Arellano, D.D.
  • July 2, 2008: Canonical Possession and Installation of the second bishop-prelate, Most Rev. Jose R. Rojas Jr. D.D.
  • March 25, 2009: Elevated to the rank of a diocese.
  • June 19, 2009: Canonical Erection of the Diocese of Libmanan.
  • December 9, 2014: Silver Jubilee of the See of Libmanan.


  • Bishops of Libmanan (Roman rite)
    • Bishop José Rojas Rojas Jr. (May 19, 2008 – present)
    • Bishop Prospero Nale Arellano (December 9, 1989 – May 19, 2008)

Parish Churches

Façade of the Saint James the Apostle Cathedral


  • St. James the Apostle Cathedral- Libmanan, Camarines Sur

Diocesan Parishes

  • Vicariate of Most Holy Trinity
    • St. Rita de Casia Parish-Del Gallego, Camarines Sur
    • Our Lady of Peñafrancia Parish-Sinuknipan 1,Del Gallego, Camarines Sur
    • St. Lorenzo Ruiz Parish-Godofredo Reyes, Sr. Ragay, Camarines Sur
    • Most Holy Trinity Parish-Ragay, Camarines Sur
    • Our Lady of Salvation Parish-Banga Caves, Ragay, Camarines Sur
  • Vicariate of St. John the Baptist
    • Holy Family Parish-Colacling,Lupi, Camarines Sur
    • St. Peter the Baptist Parish-Lupi, Camarines Sur
    • St. Anthony the Padua Parish-Binahian, Sipocot, Camarines Sur
    • St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish-Tara,Sipocot, Camarines Sur
    • St. John the Baptist Parish-Sipocot, Camarines Sur
    • St. Pius X Parish-North Villazar, Sipocot, Camarines Sur
  • Vicariate of St. James the Apostle
    • St. Pascal Baylon Parish-Barcelonita, Cabusao, Camarines Sur
    • St. Bernardine of Sienna Parish-Cabusao, Camarines Sur
    • St. James the Apostle Parish-Libmanan, Camarines Sur
    • St. Joseph the Patriarch Parish-Bahay, Libmanan, Camarines Sur
    • St. Vincent Ferer Parish-San Vicente, Libmanan, Camarines Sur
    • Parish & Shrine of Our Lady of the Pillar-San Isidro, Libmanan, Camarines Sur
    • Our Lady of Lourdes Parish-Bahao, Libmanan, Camarines Sur
    • St. Anthony the Padua Parish, Mambulo Nuevo,Libmanan, Camarines Sur
  • Vicariate of St. Michael the Archangel
    • St. Michael the Archangel Parish-Pamplona, Camarines Sur
    • St. Rose of Lima Parish- Pasacao, Camarines Sur
    • St. John the Baptist Parish-San Fernando, Camarines Sur
  • Vicariate of St. Joseph the Worker
    • St. Joseph the Worker Parish-Milaor, Camarines Sur
    • St. Anthony the Padua Parish-San Antonio, Milaor, Camarines Sur
    • Sts. Philip & James the Apostle Parish-Minalabac, Camarines Sur
    • Our Lady of Salvation Parish-Salingogon, Minalabac, Camarines Sur
    • Our Lady of Peace & Good Voyage Parish- Antipolo, Minalabac, Camarines Sur
    • Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Parish-Mataoroc, Minalabac, Camarines Sur

Mission Stations

  • St. Francis of Assisi Mission Station
    • Cambalidio, Libmanan, Camarines Sur
  • St. John Paul II Mission Station
    • Casay,Lupi, Camarines Sur


  • Saint Benedict Diocesan Seminary


  • Official Website of the Diocese of Libmanan

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