Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan

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Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
Archidioecesis Lingayensis-Dagupanensis
Arkidiosis na Lingayen-Dagupan
Arkidiocesis ti Lingayen-Dagupan
Dagupan Church facade.JPG
Country Philippines
Territory Lingayen-Dagupan
Ecclesiastical province Pangasinan
Area 1,565 km2 (604 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,002,000 (82.5%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established May 19, 1928
Cathedral Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Co-cathedral Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Church
Patron saint St John the Evangelist
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas
Emeritus Bishops Oscar Cruz Archbishop Emeritus (1991-2009)
Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.
Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.
Website of the Archdiocese
Coat of Arms
The Archbishop Chair, St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, Dagupan.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan is an archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Province of Pangasinan, Philippines. Its cathedral is the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Dagupan with a co-cathedral, the Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Church, in neighboring city of Lingayen.


The Diocese of Lingayen was created in 1928 and renamed Lingayen-Dagupan in 1954. It became an archdiocese in 1963.[1]

Past and present ordinaries[edit]

The ordinaries or bishops and archbishops of the diocese:

  • 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

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

The archdioceses has five suffragan dioceses:


The archdiocese has four vicariates:

Vicariate I: Vicariate of Saints Peter and Paul[edit]

  • Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Calasiao (Founded:1588)
  • St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, Zamora St., Dagupan City (Founded:1614)
  • Holy Family Parish, Sta. Barbara (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)
  • St. Michael the Archangel Chaplaincy, Caranglaan Road Dagupan City
  • St. Louis Marie de Montfort Pastoral Station, Bolosan Dagupan City

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)
  • San Isidro Labrador Pastoral Station, San Isidro Binmaley (Founded: 2014)
  • Divine Mercy Pastoral Station, Papagueyan Binmaley (Founded 2015)
  • San Roque Pastoral Station, Camaley Binmaley
  • The Resurrection of the Lord Chaplaincy, Baay Lingayen

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
  • Minor Basilica of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary of Manaoag, Manaoag
  • Holy Cross Parish, Laoac
  • Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Parish, David, Mangaldan
  • Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, Mapandan

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(Founded 1587)
  • 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
  • St. Dominic Ybanez de Erquicia Parish, Sapang, Bayambang
  • San Antonio de Padua Parish, Don Pedro, Malasiqui
  • St. Francis of Assisi Chaplaincy, Lokeb, Malasiqui
  • St Isidore Labrador Chaplaincy, Carungay, Bayambang

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Catholic Hierarchy". Retrieved November 24, 2015. 

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