Diocese of Catarman
Diyosesis han Catarman
|Area||3,498 km2 (1,351 sq mi)|
- Catholics (including non-members)
|(as of 2006)|
|Sui iuris church||Latin Church|
|Established||5 December 1974|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of Our Lady of the Annunciation in Catarman, Northern Samar|
|Bishop||Emmanuel Celeste Trance|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||John F. Du|
|Bishops emeritus||Angel Tec-i Hobayan Bishop Emeritus (1975-2005)|
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Catarman (Lat: Dioecesis Catarmaniensis) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.
Erected in 1974, the diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Palo and has experienced no jurisdictional changes since its establishment.
The current bishop is Emmanuel Trance, the diocese's coadjutor bishop before automatically succeeding Angel Hobayan due to the latter's retirement in 2005. Trance hails from Calinog, Iloilo under the Archdiocese of Jaro.
|No||Name||In office||Coat of arms|
|1.||Angel Tec-i Hobayan, JCD||12 December 1974 - 10 March 2005|
|2.||Emmanuel Celeste Trance||10 March 2005 - present|