Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Isabela

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Territorial Prelature of Isabela
Praelatura Territorialis Isabellapolitanus
Teritoryal Prelature ng Isabela
Sta. Isabel de Basilan.JPG
Sta. Isabel Cathedral located at the heart of Isabela City, Basilan, seat of the Prelature
Location
Country Philippines
Metropolitan Zamboanga
Statistics
Area 1,359 km2 (525 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
332,828
90,329 (27.1%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St. Elizabeth of Portugal in Isabela, Basilan
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Martin S. Jumoad
Metropolitan Archbishop Romulo T. Dela Cruz

The Territorial Prelature of Isabela (de Basilan) (Latin: Praelatura Territorialis Isabellapolitanus) is a Roman Catholic territorial prelature located in the province of Basilan, and its component cities of Isabela City and Lamitan City, in the Ecclesiastical province of Zamboanga in the Philippines.

History[edit]

  • October 12, 1963: Established as Territorial Prelature of Isabela from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Zamboanga

Parishes[edit]

    • 1— Sta. Isabel Cathedral Parish (Founded 1850)

Isabela City, 7300 Basilan Province Tel. (062) 200-7606

      • Population: 87,000; Catholics: 60,900
      • Titular: St. Elizabeth of Portugal (Patroness of Basilan)
      • Parish Priest: Bishop Martin S. Jumoad
      • Parochial Vicars: Fr. Edgardo Rivero, Fr. Noelito Salandron
      • Resident Priest: Fr. Joselito delos Reyes
    • 2—St. Peter the Apostle Parish (Founded 1886)

Lamitan City, 7302 Basilan Province

      • Population: 85,000; Catholics: 45,900
      • Titular: St. Peter the Apostle
      • Parish Priest: Fr. Valeriano Cabalog, Jr.
      • Parochial Vicar: Fr. Tomas Lim
    • 3—St. Anthony Parish (Founded 1956)

Sta. Clara, Lamitan City, 7302 Basilan Province

      • Population: 14,500; Catholics: 8,000
      • Titular: St. Anthony of Padua
      • Parish Priest: Fr. Cirilo Nacorda
    • 4—Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish (Founded 1962)

Maluso, 7303 Basilan Province

      • Population: 30,000; Catholics: 2,200
      • Titular: Immaculate Heart of Mary
      • Parish Priest: Fr. Leo Dalmao, CMF
      • Parochial Vicar: Fr. Eduardo Apongan, CMF
    • 5—St. Vincent Ferrer Parish (Founded 1969)

Tumahubong, Sumisip, 7304 Basilan Province

      • Population: 48,000; Catholics: 3,000
      • Titular: San Vicente Ferrer
      • Parish Priest: Fr. Paulino Manila, CMF
    • 6—Holy Rosary Parish (Founded 1984)

Begang, Isabela City, 7300 Basilan Province

      • Population: 6,000; Catholics: 4,500
      • Titular: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
      • Parish Priest: Fr. Rodel Angeles
    • 7—St. Vincent Ferrer Parish (Founded 1987)

Matarling, Lantawan, 7301 Basilan Province

      • Titular: San Vicente Ferrer
      • Parish Priest: Fr. Juan Quiño, Jr.
    • 8—Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Parish (Founded 1995)

Look, Lamitan City, 7302 Basilan Province

      • Population (not available)
      • Titular: Sagrado Corazon de Jesus
      • Parish Priest: Fr. Rolando Marikit, OFM
      • Parochial Vicar: Fr. Andrew Litigio, OFM

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