Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM)

Date of Foundation: 1684

Place of Foundation: Binondo, Manila

Founder: Venerable Ignacia del Espiritu Santo

Date of Arrival in Cebu: 1920

Sr. Ma. Ceferina Bodiongan, RVM                                        Sr. Ma. Erlinda Bolasoc, RVM

Sr. Ma. Fe Saluta                                                                          Sr. Ma. Raymunda Canada, RVM

Sr. Ma. Florinda Acebedo, RVM                                           Sr. Ma. Elizabeth Dejan, RVM

Sr. Ma. Anniew Balatayo, RVM


The Religious of the Virgin Mary, bearers of the legacy of Mother Ignacia del Espiritu Santo, courageously venture into new paths and through our life and ministry, contribute to the transformation of society.


We commit ourselves to serve with humility and charity, to live out our life of contemplation in action, be in in visible solidarity with the poor, promote justice and peace, empowerment of your and women, the evangelization of families, blaze new trails in our ministries, and collaborate with the lay in support of evangelization.

RVM Regional House

104 F. Ramos St., 6000 Cebu

Tel. No. 412-5538 / Fax: 253-6486

St. Mary’s Dormitory

(attached to Regional House)

Tel. No. 253-6456 / 412-5692

Sr. Ma. Nelia Estrada, RVM                                    Sr. Ma. Juana Labastida, RVM

Betania Retreaat House

Nivel Hills, Lahug, Cebu City

Tel. No. 231-0731

Sr. Ma. Eloisa Araneta, RVM                                                        Sr. Ma. Teresa Valdez, RVM

Sr. Ma. Mauricia Tapang, RVM                                                    Sr. Ma. VIrginia Ligaray, RVM

Sr. Ma. Loreto Abregana, RVM                                                   Sr. Ma. Yacoba Ledu Ona, RVM

Immaculate Conception

Ladies’ Hall

254 Urgello St., 6000 Cebu City

Tel. No. 253-1707 /254-0806

Sr. Ma. Clotilde Navidad, RVM

Sr. Ma. Erlinda Villena, RVM

Sr. Ma. Gloria Gacadan, RVM

Sto. Rosario Ladies’ Home

P. del Rosario St., 6000 Cebu City

Tel. No. 412-6141 / 254-7098

Sr. Ma. Florita Taylaran, RVM

Sr. Ma. Melvin Castellano, RVM

Sr. Ma. Theracilla Dompor, RVM

St. Mary’s Academy

(formerely St. Nicholas Academy)

Tomas Abella St., San Nicolas

6000 Cebu City

Tel. No.  261-4872 / 262-0942

Sr. Ma. Rufina Guillano, RVM

Sr. Ma. Violeta Juanico, RVM

Sr. Ma. Gina Dano, RVM

Sr. Ma. Teresita Camartin, RVM

St. Mary’s Academy

(formerely Annunciation Academy)

Dalaguete, 6022 Cebu

Tel. No. (o32) 8511

Sr. Ma. Rodina Bongoc, RVM

Sr. Ma. Zenaida Mayola, RVM

Sr. Ma Monolita Querubin, RVM

Sr. Ma. Milagros Sealongo, RVM

St. Mary’s  Academy

Oslob, 6024 Cebu

Tel No. (032) 481 -9067

Sr. Ma. Leonila Celestial, RVM

Sr. Ma. Rosabel Sare, RVM

Sr. Ma. Ethel Sorino, RVM

Sr. Ma. Angeles Rulete, RVM

St. Anthony’s  Academy

Tuburan, 6043 Cebu

Tel. No. (032) 463-9260

Sr. Ma. Silvia Abueva, RVM

Sr. Ma. Leah Zozobrado, RVM

Sr. Ma. Edesa ALibuca, RVM