Roman Catholic Diocese of Gumaca

Diocese of Gumaca
Diocesis Gumacana
Diyosesis ng Gumaca

Facade of the Gumaca Cathedral
Country Philippines
Territory Eastern Part of Quezon
Ecclesiastical province Lipa
Metropolitan Lipa
Area 3,666 km2 (1,415 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
751,000 (85.1%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established April 9, 1984
Cathedral Cathedral of San Diego de Alcala in Gumaca, Quezon
Patron saint St Didacus of Alcalá
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Victor C. Ocampo
Metropolitan Archbishop Ramon Arguelles

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Gumaca (Lat: Dioecesis Gumacanus) is a Roman Catholic diocese in the Philippines centered in the Municipality of Gumaca in Quezon province. The Roman Rite Latin Church diocese covers the communities of Gumaca; Pitogo, due south of Gumaca; and all the parishes of eastern Quezon province situated east of Gumaca and Pitogo. The Gumaca diocese was erected in 1984, carved out from the Diocese of Lucena. Both dioceses are suffragan of the Archdiocese of Lipa.

Currently, the bishop of Gumaca is the Most Rev. Victor C. Ocampo, D.D. Its vicar-general is Rev. Msgr. Jose T. Lagdameo HP, JCL. The cathedral rector is Rev. Msgr. Ordelo Lontoc, PC, STD.



District I


Vicariate of Saint Peter

Vicariate of Saint John

Vicariate of Saint Matthew

District II

Vicariate of Saint Paul

Vicariate of Saint Luke

Vicariate of Saint Mark

See also

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