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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Lingayen–Dagupan

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Lingayen–Dagupan / Lingayen(sis)–Dagupanen(sis) (Latin)

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

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (44)

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

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2009.09.08 – ...):Archbishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (61)Archbishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (61)
Auxiliary Bishop (2019.03.18 – ...):Bishop Fidelis Bautista Layog (53)Bishop Fidelis Bautista Layog (53)

Titular Bishop of Girus Tarasii

Apostolic Administrator of Alaminos (Philippines)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Lingayen–Dagupan (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (61)Archbishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (61)Permalink
(2009.09.08 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lingayen–Dagupan (Philippines)

Pax

Born:1960.09.28 (Manila, 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 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of San Fernando de La Union (Philippines) (2011.11.17 – 2012.10.30)

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

Archbishop Oscar Valero CruzPermalink
(1991.07.15 – 2009.09.08)

Justitia et pax

Born:1934.11.17 (Balanga, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1962.02.10
Consecrated Bishop:1976.05.03
Died:2020.08.26 (San Juan City, Philippines † 85)

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)

Died of COVID-19.

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

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 1,565 km²

Population: 1,193,734 Catholics (80.9% of 1,475,125 total) (2020)

Statistics: 52 parishes, 12 missions, 117 priests (76 diocesan, 41 religious), 134 lay religious (52 brothers, 82 sisters), 73 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Mother of Salvation, Saint Gregory I

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: January 8

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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