On June 1,2005, Fr. Isagani Reyes was appointed priest in-charge of the proposed parish of Niña Maria in Barangay Castañas, Sariaya. For a year, he prepared it for canonical erection. On June 1,2006 the canonical erection of the 34th parish of the diocese took place. The ceremony was presided by Bishop Emilio Marquez during the concelebrated mass. Also in attendance were Msgr. Oscar Leaño, vicar general and priest from the Diocese of Lucena and other dioceses. The chancellor, Msgr. Mariano Melecia, read the decree of erection. The new parish comprises the barangays of Bucal, Limbon and Pantoc,Talaan, San Roque and Castañas. The bishop also installed the new officers of the Parish Pastoral Council and the different religious organizations. The event was organized by the Parish Pastoral Council and Parish Council for Economic Affairs.