Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tuguegarao

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Archdiocese of Tuguegarao
Archidioecesis Tuguegaraoana
  • Arkidiocesis ti Tuguegarao (Ilocano)
  • Arkidiocesis nat Tuguegarao (Ibanag)
  • Archidiocensya yoh Tuguegaraow (Malaweg)
  • Arquidiócesis de Tuguegarao (Spanish)
St Peter and Paul Cathedral.jpg
Cathedral of Tuguegarao
TerritoryCagayan Valley
Ecclesiastical provinceTuguegarao
Area9,000 km2 (3,500 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,356,000 (79.3%)
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedSeptember 21, 1974
CathedralCathedral Sts. Peter and Paul in Tuguegarao
Patron saintOur Lady of Piat
Current leadership
Metropolitan ArchbishopSergio Utleg
Auxiliary BishopsRicardo Lingan Baccay
Emeritus BishopsDiosdado Talamayan Archbishop Emeritus (1986-2011)
Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.
Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tuguegarao is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. Tuguegarao is a river delta city that became center of the Archdiocese in the Province of Cagayan, on the island of Luzon. Its seat is located at the Saint Peter's Metropolitan Cathedral.


Originally it was carved out from the Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia which was then located at the old city of Nueva Segovia now Lal-Lo, Cagayan transferred to Vigan, Ilocos Sur. The Diocese of Tuguegarao was erected on April 10, 1910 for the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela and Nueva Vizcaya. On September 21, 1974 Pope Paul VI elevated the Diocese of Tuguegarao into an Archdiocese.

Suffragan dioceses[edit]


The office of the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao is currently located at The Archbishop's Palace, Rizal Street, Centro 10, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, Philippines.


  • Bishops:
    • Maurice Patrick Foley (1 Sep 1910 Appointed - 6 Sep 1916 Appointed, Bishop of Jaro)
    • Santiago Caragnan Sancho (5 Feb 1917 Appointed - 22 Apr 1927 Appointed, Bishop of Nueva Segovia)
    • Constancio Jurgens, C.I.C.M. (27 Jan 1928 Appointed - 6 May 1950 Resigned)
    • Alejandro Olalia (6 May 1950 Succeeded - 28 Dec 1953 Appointed, Bishop of Lipa)
    • Teodulfo Sabugal Domingo (29 Apr 1957 Appointed - 21 Sep 1974, elevated to Archbishop of Tuguegarao)
  • Archbishops:
  • Auxiliary Bishops:
    • Ricardo Lingan Baccay (10 Apr 2007–20 February, 2016, currently the third Bishop of the Diocese of Alaminos, Pangasinan)[1]


Vicariate of Tuguegarao[edit]

  • Saint Peter Metropolitan Cathedral, Tuguegarao City
  • Archdiocesan Shrine of the Divine Mercy, Leonarda, Tuguegarao City
  • Archdiocesan Shrine of the Santo Niño, San Gabriel, Tuguegarao City
  • Santa Rosa de Lima Parish, Annafunan West, Tuguegarao City
  • Saint Dominic de Guzman Parish, Cataggaman Nuevo, Tuguegarao City
  • Saint James the Apostle Parish, Iguig, Cagayan
  • Saint Joseph Parish, Peñablanca, Cagayan

Vicariate of Alcala[edit]

  • Saint Philomene Parish, Alcala, Cagayan
  • Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, Centro, Amulung, Cagayan
  • Saint Dominic de Guzman Parish, Poblacion, Baggao, Cagayan
  • Saint Joseph the Worker Parish, San Jose, Baggao, Cagayan
  • Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish, Tallang, Baggao, Cagayan

Vicariate of Aparri[edit]

Vicariate of Ballesteros[edit]

Vicariate of the Itawes[edit]

  • Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Piat, Piat, Cagayan
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish, Cordova, Amulung, Cagayan
  • Our Lady of Snows Parish, Enrile, Cagayan
  • Saint Raymond of Peñafort Parish, Centro, Rizal, Cagayan
  • Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Mauanan, Rizal, Cagayan
  • Holy Guardian Angels Parish, Centro, Tuao, Cagayan
  • San Roque Parish, Naruangan, Tuao, Cagayan
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish, Centro, Solana, Cagayan
  • Holy Family Parish, Gadu, Solana, Cagayan
  • Santo Niño Parish, Santo Niño, Cagayan

Vicariate of Santa Ana[edit]

Vicariate of Pamplona[edit]

  • Saint Peter the Martyr Parish, Pamplona, Cagayan
  • Saint Joseph Parish, Claveria, Cagayan
  • Immaculate Conception Parish, Danaili, Abulug, Cagayan
  • San Roque Parish, Centro, Sanchez-Mira, Cagayan
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Namuac, Sanchez-Mira, Cagayan
  • San Isidro Labrador Parish, Santa Praxedes, Cagayan

See also[edit]


Coordinates: 17°36′49″N 121°43′48″E / 17.6137°N 121.7300°E / 17.6137; 121.7300