On the seventh day novena in honor of Saint Augustine, August 25, Rev. Fr. Ronald Siaga, OSA was installed as the new Parish Priest of the Saint Augustine of Hippo Parish in Gubat, Sorsogon.
Most Rev. Jose Alan V. Dialogo, D.D, Bishop of the Diocese of Sorsogon, presided over the rite of installation during the novena mass that was attended by the diocesan priests from nearby parishes, the Augustinian friars and the parishioners.
Fr. Siaga, the fifth parish priest, replaces Fr. Wilboy Bracamonte, OSA who now holds the same office at Santo Niño de Cebu Parish in Biñan City, Laguna.
Fr. Mark Domasian, OSA and Fr. Cyril Jeth Tagalog, OSA were also installed as the Parochial Vicars of the parish.
The Augustinians started their presence in Sorsogon in 2006 while administering the St. Lawrence the Deacon Quasi-Parish in Barangay Bagacay but a new church was built in Cogon-San Ignacio and was later established the Saint Augustine of Hippo Parish on August 30, 2014 with Fr. Tomas Banayag, OSA as the third parish priest.