St. Ezekiel Moreno Parish,
New OSJ Mission
in Puerto Princesa City

Despite the pandemic, the OSJ St. Joseph Province-Philippines was able to send two confreres to serve at San Ezekiel Moreno Parish in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Rev. Fr. Ronulfo Alkonga, OSJ was named as Parish Priest and Rev. Fr. Lee Leonida, OSJ as parochial vicar. On August 20, 2021, coinciding with the celebration of the 23rd Fiesta of the Parish, Fr. Rony was formally installed by the Apostolic Vicar of Puerto Princesa, Most. Rev. Socrates Mesiona, DD.

The parish church is dedicated to St. Ezekiel Moreno who was assigned as Parish Priest and Chaplain of Puerto Princesa from 1872-1873.

The parish is where the Santuario de San Jose Marello Parish was taken from. It was formerly administered by the diocesan clergy

Photos courtesy of AVPP, SEMP, Fr. Rony and Fr. Lee

O Glorious Patriarch St. Joseph