DIOCESE OF CHALAN KANOA

Er. 1984. Metr. Agana

Catholic Population: 48,283
Priests: 14
Sisters: 15

Most Reverend Ryan P. Jimenez, D.D.
Diocese of Chalan Kanoa
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 500745 CK, Saipan, MP 96950
Tel: 670-234-3000; Fax: 670-234-3002
Email: bishop@rcdck.org
Website: https://rcdck.org

NECROLOGY: +Bishop Emeritus Tomas A. Camacho (Died – March 5, 2018)

Diocesan Curia—Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 500745, Saipan, 96950
Tel: 670-234-3000; Fax: 670-235-3002

Vicar General: Rev. Kenneth J. Hezel, S.J.

Chancellor: Rev. James Salas Balajadia.

Diocesan Internal Auditor: Mrs. Bettina Lynette G. Terlaje

Financial Officer: Mr. Sherwin Pasillos

Personnel Officer: Vacant

Director Of Religious Education: Sr. Saturnina Caccam, S.J.B.P.

Diocesan Legal Counsel: Mr. Jesus C. Borja

Superintendent Of Catholic Schools: Vacant

Diocesan Curia Staff
Finance Officer: Sherwin Pasillos
Bishop’s Secretary: Lolita M. Babauta
Asst. Accountant: Ruth Torrecampo
Archivist Librarian: Vacant

Consultative Bodies
Presbyteral Council: Most Rev. Ryan Jimenez; Revs. Isaac M. Ayuyu; Kenneth J. Hezel, S.J.; Charlito A. Borja; Allan A. Cabatian, O.A.R.; Felipe U. Rollon Jr., O.A.R.; Leo Neil C. Bullos, O.A.R.; Hyu Woo (Andrew) Jang; Rey Rosal; Isidro T. Ogumoro; Anthony Aguason; Jason Granado. Harold Funa, Fr. James Balajadia; Noli Lim

College Of Consultors:
Revs. Kenneth J. Hezel, S.J.; Jesse T. Reyes; Rey Rosal; Allan A. Cabatian, O.A.R.; James Salas Balajadia

Permanent Deacons:
Estanislao Kogure Benavente
Jeffrey Melvin Tenorio Camacho
Rosiky Bernadino Flores Camacho
Thomas Schweiger
Antonio Yarobwemal

Diocesan Finance Council
Rose Soledad, Martha Camacho, Rosiky Camacho, Michael S. Sablan, Bernadita T. Seman, Glicero Arago

Diocesan Tribunal
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Carlos Vila, J.C.L.
Marriage Tribunal Judge: Vacant
Defender Of The Bond: Rev. Jonathan Alvarez
Tribunal Auditor: Rev. James S. Balajadia
Notary: Lolita M. Babauta

Diocesan Commission

Commission On Worship
Fr. Harold Funa – Coordinator
Fr. Isaac Ayuyu, Fr. Neil Bullos, OAR, Angie I. Mangarero, Annie Marie Benavente, Carmen Taimanao, James Sablan, Jeffrey T. Camacho, Joselito Lenteja, Lorenzo Barcinas, Margaret Dela Cruz, Rita Guerrero, Malua Peter, Dr. Rita Sablan

Diocesan Faith Formation Committee
Fr. Kenneth Hezel, SJ, Sr. Nina Caccam, Sjbp, Sr. Maryann Hartmann, Mmb, Esther Fleming, Miko Moran, Martha Camacho, Serafina Nabors, Tony Yarobwemal

Commission On Evangelization
Fr. James Balajadia, Sr. Stella Ifenuk, Mmb, Gary Orpiano, Thomas Schweiger, Gregg Omar, Carmen Atalig, Donna Flores, Romolo Orsini

Commission On Marriage And Family Life
Fr. Jason Granado – Coordinator
Mr. & Mrs. Gonzalo/Linda Pangelinan, Mr. & Mrs. Stan/Annie Benavente, Mr. & Mrs. Frank/Olivia Peredo, Mr. & Mrs. Tom/Erica Thornburgh, Neth Romero , Sherwin Pasillos, Glorybel Tan

Commission On Vocations
Fr. Felipe Rollon, OAR
Sr. Narcisa Penaredonda, SJBP
Mr. & Mrs. John/Betty Terlaje

Commission On Heritage Cultural Of The Church
Most Rev. Ryan Jimenez, D.D.

Diocesan Youth Commission
Mr. Edward S. Dela Cruz, Jr, Diocesan Youth Director
Mount Carmel Parish – Vir Abueme, Gerald De Guzman, John Costales, Elijah San Jose
San Vicente Parish – Sr. Emma Lusterio – Assistant Director, Don Taisacan, Molena Macduff
Kristo Rai Parish – Frances Sablan, Eloise Lopez, Loreto Itibus
San Jude Parish – Antonio Yarobwemal, Sam Santos
San Roque Parish – Olive Aninon, Jace Allyson Pineda
Santa Remedios Parish – Menas Tito, Victoria Cepeda
San Jose Parish – Carlisa Vicenta K. Ruben, Sephora Williams, Vinnie Orsini, Peter Jeffrey Olopai Pialur
Korean Cath. Church – Alex Hwang
El Shaddai – Christian Merante
San Jose Parish, Tinian – Joh Kristoffer J. Sarmiento
San Francisco de Borja Parish, Rota – Tito T. Hocog
San Isidro Parish, Rota – Rose Lucero

Commission On Social Justice And Outreach
Fr. Allan Cabatian, OAR, Lauri Ogumoro, Galvin S. Deleon Guerrero, Claire Salinger, Tina Sablan, Rosiky Camacho, Josephine T. Sablan

Commission On Ministerial Development
Fr. Kenneth Hezel, SJ

Apostolic Works Of The Diocese

Diocesan Publications Office
Most Rev. Ryan Jimenez, Publisher
Rev. Jason Granado, Editor
Mike Temporante, Graphic Artist
Glorybel Tan, Advertising Mgr.

Electronic Media
Rev. Jason Granado

Hospital Chaplaincy (Saipan)
Rev. Charlito A. Borja

Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery
Mr. Edward S. Tenorio, Chm.; Jeffrey Camacho; Mrs. Doris S. Nuique

Prison Chaplaincy:  Rev. Jesse T. Reyes

Police And Fire Departments Chaplaincy:  Rev. Jesse T. Reyes

Civilly Incorporated Activities Of The Diocese

Mount Carmel School, Inc. (Saipan)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 500006, Ck, Saipan, 96950
Tel: 670-235-1251
Tel: 670-234-6184
Fax: 670-234-4751
Email: president.mcs@pticom.com
Website: https://mountcarmelsaipan.com
Vicente M. Babauta Jr.; Board Of Director Chairperson
Mr. Galvin S. Deleon Guerrero,President
Mrs. Frances T. Taimanao, Principal
Barbara K. Merfalen, Vice Principal
Mr. John S. Blanco, Dir. Inst. Development

Eskuelan San Francisco De Borja School, Inc. (Rota)
Website: https://esfdbrota.weebly.com/
Mr. Edward Maratita, Board Of Director Chairperson
Mrs. Carmen H. Atalig, Admin. & Prin.;
Mrs. Lea D. Maratita, Business Office In-Charge

Karidat, Inc.
Mrs. Laurie Ogumoro, Exec. Director
Ms. Josephine T. Sablan, Pres. Bd.
Mrs. Marcie M. Tomokane, Vice President & Secretary
Sr. Stella Ifenuk, Mmb, Treasurer

Associations Of The Faithful

Representatives From Church Organizations & Movements

Neocatechumenal Way
Mr. & Mrs. Frank/Olivia Peredo

Children Of God The Father, Inc.
Roxanne Aranda Ada, Pres.;
Rev. Jason Granado, Spiritual Dir.

Confraternity Of Christian Mothers
Nieves L. Babauta Diocesan Bd. Pres.;
Rev. Jesse T. Reyes, Spiritual Director

Couples For Christ
Household Leader: Mrs. Cecilia Pagapular

El Shaddai Movement
Mr. Danilo Bigalbal, Leader

Eucharistic Adoration Society
Most Rev. Ryan P. Jimenez, Fr. Isaac Ayuyu, Sr. Narcisa Penaredonda, SJBP

Legion of Mary
Rev. Allan A. Cabatian, O.A.R., Spiritual Dir.

San Roque Parish – Mother Of Divine Love Praesidium
Antonio Cabrera – Pres.

Legion Of Mary At San Antonio Parish/Mother Of Perpetual Help Praesidium
Rev. Romil Aperocho, Spiritual Dir.
Ms. Cecilia Bothel – Pres.

Legion Of Mary At Kristo Rai Parish/Mother Refugeof Sinners, Praesidium—
Mr. Michael Moran, Pres.

Light & Salt Catholic Charismatic Community
Cely Zamora, Head Servant;
Rev. Charlito A. Borja, Spiritual Dir.

Divine Mercy
Rev. Jesse T. Reyes, Spiritual Dir.

Marriage Encounter
Mr. & Mrs. Gonzalo / Linda Pangelinan
Section Leaders

Religious Institutes Of Men Represented In The Diocese
The Society Of Jesus—S.J.

Religious Institutes Of Women Represented In The Diocese
Mercedarian Missionaries Of Berriz—M.M.B.
Pastorelle Sisters
Sisters Of The Good Shepherd—R.G.S.