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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Lingayen–Dagupan

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 1,565 km²

Population: 1,156,000 Catholics (83.0% of 1,393,000 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Alaminos, Cabanatuan, San Fernando de La Union, San Jose de Nueva Ecija, Urdaneta

Neighbouring Dioceses: Alaminos (←), San Fernando de La Union (↑), Urdaneta (→), Tarlac (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Mother of Salvation, St. Gregory the Great

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: January 8

Statistics: 39 parishes, 7 missions, 118 priests (79 diocesan, 39 religious), 128 lay religious (56 brothers, 72 sisters), 62 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (44)

Alaminos (←), San Fernando de La Union (↑), Urdaneta (→), Tarlac (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2009.09.08 – ...):Archbishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (58)Archbishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (58)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Lingayen–Dagupan (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (58)Archbishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (58)Permalink
(2009.09.08 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lingayen–Dagupan (Philippines)

Pax

Born:1960.09.28 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1985.10.05
Consecrated Bishop:2001.08.31

Titular Bishop of Nin (2001.07.25 – 2004.05.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manila (Philippines) (2001.07.25 – 2004.05.03)

Bishop of Balanga (Philippines) (2004.05.03 – 2009.09.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lingayen–Dagupan (Philippines) (2009.09.08 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (C.B.C.P.) (2013.12.01 – 2017.07.08)

Archbishop Oscar Valero Cruz (84)Archbishop Oscar Valero Cruz (84)Permalink
(1991.07.15 – 2009.09.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Lingayen–Dagupan (Philippines)

Justitia et pax

Born:1934.11.17 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1962.02.10
Consecrated Bishop:1976.05.03

Titular Bishop of Martirano (1976.03.04 – 1978.05.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manila (Philippines) (1976.03.04 – 1978.05.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Fernando (Philippines) (1978.05.22 – 1988.10.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lingayen–Dagupan (Philippines) (1991.07.15 – 2009.09.08)

President of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (1993 – 2000)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (C.B.C.P.) (1995 – 1999)

Archbishop Federico G. Limon, S.V.D.Permalink
(1973.02.07 – 1991.07.15)

Take care of my sheep

Born:1915.10.03 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1942.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.13
Died:1996.06.13 († 80)

Titular Archbishop of Aquaviva (1972.01.07 – 1973.02.07)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Lingayen–Dagupan (Philippines) (1972.01.07 – 1973.02.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lingayen–Dagupan (Philippines) (1973.02.07 – 1991.07.15)

Archbishop Mariano MadriagaPermalink
(1963.02.16 – 1973.02.07)

Born:1902.05.05 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1930.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:1938.05.24
Died:1981.11.01 († 79)

Bishop of Lingayen (Philippines) (1938.03.17 – 1954.02.11)

Bishop of Lingayen–Dagupan (Philippines) (1954.02.11 – 1963.02.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lingayen–Dagupan (Philippines) (1963.02.16 – 1973.02.07)

Bishops of Lingayen–Dagupan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mariano Madriaga (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1954.02.11 – 1963.02.16)

(see above)

Bishops of Lingayen (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mariano Madriaga (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1938.03.17 – 1954.02.11)

(see above)

Bishop Cesare Marie GuerreroPermalink
(1929.02.22 – 1937.12.16)

Exultabunt ossa humuliata

Born:1885.01.26
Ordained Priest:1914.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1929.05.24
Died:1961.03.28 († 76)

Bishop of Lingayen (Philippines) (1929.02.22 – 1937.12.16)

Titular Bishop of Limisa (1937.12.16 – 1949.05.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manila (Philippines) (1937.12.16 – 1949.05.14)

Bishop of San Fernando (Philippines) (1949.05.14 – 1957.03.14)

Titular Bishop of Thuburbo minus (1957.03.14 – 1961.03.28)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.12.04

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