Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan

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Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
Archidioecesis Lingayensis-Dagupanensis
Arkdyosis ng Lingayen-Dagupan
Dagupan Church facade.JPG
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist
Location
Country Philippines
Territory Province of Pangasinan
Ecclesiastical province Lingayen-Dagupan
Statistics
Area 1,565 km2 (604 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,215,000
1,002,000 (82.5%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established May 19, 1928
Cathedral Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Patron saint St John the Evangelist
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas
Emeritus Bishops Oscar Cruz Archbishop Emeritus (1991-2009)
Map
Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.
Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines. Lingayen-Dagupan is the Archdiocese in the Province of Pangasinan, on the island of Luzon. Its cathedral is St. John the Evangelist, and its co-cathedral is Epiphany of the Lord Parish in Lingayen.

History[edit]

Historical Summary

Date Event From To Diocese of Lingayen 19 May 1928 Erected Diocese of Lingayen (erected) Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan 11 February 1954 Name Changed Diocese of Lingayen Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan 12 June 1955 Territory Lost Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Diocese of San Fernando Territorial Prelature of Iba (erected) 16 February 1963 Territory Lost Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Diocese of Cabanatuan (erected) 16 February 1963 Territory Lost Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Diocese of San Fernando Diocese of Tarlac (erected) Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan 16 February 1963 Elevated Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan 12 January 1985 Territory Lost Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Diocese of Alaminos (erected) 12 January 1985 Territory Lost Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Diocese of Urdaneta (erected)

Coat of Arms
The Archbishop Chair, St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, Dagupan.

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Past and present ordinaries[edit]

  • Cesar Ma. Guerrero(+): Feb. 22, 1929-Dec. 16, 1937)
  • Mariano Madriaga(+): March 17, 1938-Feb. 7, 1973
  • Federico G. Limon, SVD(+): Feb. 7, 1973-July 15, 1991
  • Oscar V. Cruz: July 15, 1991-Sep. 8,2009
  • Socrates B. Villegas: Sept. 8, 2009 – present

Territory[edit]

The Archdiocese comprises four Vicariates:

Vicariate I: Vicariate of Saints Peter and Paul (Queen of Apostles)[edit]

  • Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Calasiao (Founded:1588)
  • St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, Zamora St., Dagupan City (Founded:1614)
  • Holy Family Parish, Sta. Barbarra (Founded: 1742)
  • St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, Bonuan Boquig, Dagupan City (Founded:1943)
  • St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Rizal Ext. Dagupan City (Founded:1956)
  • Cristo Divino Tesoro Parish, Buenlag, Calasiao (Founded:1988)
  • Annunciation of the Lord Parish, Bonuan Gueset, Dagupan City (Founded: 1988)

Vicariate II: Vicariate of Epiphany of Our Lord (Queen of Angels)[edit]

  • Ephiphany of the Lord Parish, Lingayen (Founded: 1587 )
  • Our Lady of the Purification Parish, Binmaley (Founded: 1627 )
  • St. Rose of Lima Parish, Domalandan, Lingayen (Founded: 1965 )
  • Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Calmay, Dagupan City (Founded: 1973 )
  • Jesus the Nazarene Parish, Dulag, Binmaley (Founded: 1989 )
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Naguelguel, Lingayen (Founded: 2012)

Vicariate III: Vicariate of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Queen of the Most Holy Rosary)[edit]

  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Mangaldan
  • St. Joseph the Patriarch Parish, Mapandan
  • St. Fabian, Pope and Martyr Parish, San Fabian
  • St. Hyacinth Parish, San Jacinto
  • Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary (Our Lady of Manaoag Parish, Manaoag)
  • Holy Cross Parish, Laoac

Vicariate IV: Vicariate of Saint Dominic of Guzman (Queen of Peace)[edit]

  • Mary Help of Christians Parish, Basista
  • St. Dominic Parish, San Carlos City
  • St. Pius V Parish, Urbiztondo
  • Holy Family Parish, Tandoc, San Carlos City
  • Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary Parish, Malacañang, San Carlos City
  • Visitation of Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Pasibi East, Urbiztondo
  • Saint John Paul II Chaplaincy, Aponit - Talang, San Carlos City

Vicariate V: Vicariate of Saint Vincent Ferrer[edit]

  • St. Vincent Ferrer Parish, Bayambang
  • Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish, Canan Norte, Malasiqui
  • St. Ildephonse Parish, Malasiqui
  • St. Lorenzo Ruiz Parish, Wawa, Bayambang
  • St. John the Baptist Parish, Bautista
  • St. Catherine of Sienna Parish, Villanueva, Bautista

See also[edit]

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