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DIOCESE

Dioecesis Laoagensis                                                                                              Laoag

Suffragan of Nueva Segovia

Created: June 5, 1961. Erected: July 26, 1961. Comprises
the whole province of Ilocos Norte and the City of Laoag.
Titular Patron St. William the Hermit. Secondary Patron
Our Lady, Cause of Our Joy (Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc).

Bishop

Most Reverend
RENATO PINE MAYUGBA, DD
Born: December 4, 1955. Ordained Priest: April 25, 1981. Appointed Titular
Bishop of Centuriones and Auxiliary of Lingayen-Dagupan: October
18, 2005. Ordained Bishop: December 27, 2005. Appointed Bishop of
Laoag: October 12, 2012. Installed Bishop of Laoag: December 11, 2012.
Bishop’s Residence
P. Gomez Street, 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 770-5210 • Fax: (077) 772-1805
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PRESENT STATUS

Personnel:
Bishop… …………………… 1
Priests:
Active in the Diocese… …46
Active in Other Diocese
in the Philippines… … 1
On Study Leave… ……… 1
Working Abroad
On Loan… …………… 7
Retired Priests…………… 5
Guest Priests (Religious):
Filipino(s)………………14
Grand Total………………74
Seminary And Seminarians:
Theology (studying outside
of the Dioc. - ICST and
UST-CS)… ………… 0 / 10
Philosophy (College)…… 1 / 18
Minor (High School)…… 1 / 55
On Regency (Extra Seminary
Formation)… ……… 0 / 6
Diocesan Divisions:
Vicariates… ………………… 4
Parishes:
Entrusted to Diocesan
Clergy… ………………25
Entrusted to Religious
Clergy… ……………… 4
Total………………………29
Quasi-Parish:
Entrusted to Diocesan
Clergy… ……………… 1
Mission Stations:
Entrusted to Diocesan
Clergy… ……………… 2
Entrusted to Religious
Clergy… ……………… 1
Total……………………… 3
Chapels (Barangay)… …… 107
Religious Orders/Congregation:
Male… ……………………… 5
Female… ……………………12
Total………………………17
Religious Priests:
Filipino(s)… …………………14
Religious Brothers:
Filipino(s)… ………………… 4
Religious Sisters:
Filipino(s)… …………………83
Other Institutions:
Medical-Dental Charity
Clinic… ………………… 1
Retreat Center… …………… 2
Pastoral Center……………… 1
Orphanage… ……………… 1
Radio Station………………… 1
Seminaries…………………… 2
Retirement House for
Priests… ………………… 1
Sacraments:
Baptism………………… 6,100
Confirmation…………… 1,997
Marriages Between
Catholics……………… 717
Mixed……………………… 197
Total… …………………… 914
First Communion……… 3,998
Diocesan-Owned & Administered:
Kindergarten………… 7 / 148
Grade School………… 6 / 964
High School… …… 10 / 2,641
Religious-Owned & Administered:
Kindergarten…………… 2 / 47
Grade School………… 2 / 364
High School… ……… 2 / 386
College………………1 / 1,950
Graduate School… … 1 / 268

DIOCESAN CURIA

Roman Catholic Diocese of Laoag Bishop’s Residence P. Gomez Street 2900 Laoag City
Landline: (077) 770-5210
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Vicar General: Rev. Msgr. Leonardo L. Ruiz, VG
Chancellor: Rev. Fr. Rey Magus S. Respicio
Notary: Rev. Fr. Philip Anthony R. Dimagiba
Oeconomus: Rev. Fr. Franklin D. Gorospe
Human Resource Manager: Rev. Fr. Carlito A. Ranjo Jr.
Asst. Human Resource Manager: Sr. Luzviminda Añero, WCW
Human Resource Consultant: Mr. Frankie Bitagon
Human Resource Secretary: Mrs. Judith Tagalicod
Legal Counsels:
Atty. Macario Arquillo;
Atty. Golda Arquillo
Chancery Secretary: Miss Monessa Joy B. Mones
Auditor: Ms. Julia Divina P. Martin, CPA
Bookkeeper: Ms. Anicia Dacuag
Cashier: Mrs. Cristeta V. Corpuz
Administrative Staff: Miss Diana H. Manera
Clerk/Messenger: Mr. Ranger Ian Sampiloc

ADMINISTRATIVE SECTION

Board of Consultors
Chairman: Most Rev. Renato P. Mayugba, DD
Members:
Rev. Msgr. Leonardo L. Ruiz VG;
Rev. Msgr. Richard B. Antonio, VF;
Rev. Msgr. Romualde D. Batoon, VF;
Rev. Fr. Joel Bruno C. Barut, VF;
Rev. Fr. Tito Romeo N. Bonoan;
Rev. Fr. Hermogenes G. Saturnino Jr.;
Rev. Fr. Carlito A. Ranjo Jr.; Rev.
Fr. Policarpo M. Albano; Rev. Fr. Rey Magus S. Respicio
Diocesan Finance Council
Chairman: Most Rev. Renato P. Mayugba, DD
Members:
Rev. Fr. Franklin Gorospe;
Rev. Fr. Recz Clifford C. Cid;
Rev. Fr. Engelbert B. Elarmo;
Atty. Consuelo Corpuz;
Ms. Julia Divina P. Martin, CPA
Diocesan Pastoral Council
Moderator Curiae: Rev. Msgr. Leonardo L. Ruiz, VG
Members: All Directors of Diocesan
Pastoral Commissions, Officers of Diocesan Council of the Laity
Presbyteral Assembly
President: Rev. Fr. Policarpo M. Albano
Vice President: Rev. Fr. Rederick Victorio Astudillo
Secretary: Rev. Fr. Lloyd Vincent S. Sumngat
Treasurer: Rev. Fr. Tranquilino T. Santos
Diocesan Seminary Board
Chairman: Rev. Msgr. Leonardo L. Ruiz, VG (Pastoral Formation)
Members:
Rev. Fr. Jose Francisco K. Peralta Jr. (Vocation Animation);
Rev. Fr. Jesus Cirilo R. Bala Jr. (Human Formation);
Rev. Fr. Joel Reynold P. Castillo (Spiritual Formation);
Rev. Fr. Tito Romeo N. Bonoan (Academic Formation)
Association of Religious Men and
Women in Ilocos Norte (ARMWIN)
Episcopal Vicar: Rev. Fr. Silvestre T. Robinol, RCJ
Vice President: Sr. Thelma A. Talosan, MCST
Secretary: Sr. Evangeline Alcala, FAS
Treasurer: Sr. Ma. Angela Tumanut, RVM
Diocesan Council of the Laity
President: Mr. William T. Fariñas
Vice President (NV): Miss Guillermina Luna
Vice President (EV): Mr. Rudy Dela Rosa
Vice President (CV): Mr. Dante Mabanag
Vice President (SV): Dr. Julito Catubay (EVP)
Secretary: Dr. Estrella Que-Alcid
Treasurer: Engr. Manuelito Datoc
Adviser: Rev. Fr. Hermogenes G. Saturnino Jr., EV
Parish Pastoral Council Presidents
Vicariate of the Assumption of Mary
St. Andrew the Apostle Parish: Dr. Eduardo E. Padron
Our Lady of Fatima Parish: Mrs. Leonila M. Agcaoili
St. James the Greater Parish: Mrs. Guillermina Luna
St. Francis of Assisi Parish: Mr. Jaime Sampayan
St. John Sahagun Parish: Mr. Benjamin Campañano
St. Lawrence the Deacon Parish: Dr. Ronnie Gonzales
St. Jude Thaddeus Parish: Mr. Placido Dumlao
Our Mother of Perpetual Help
Quasi-Parish: Mrs. Erlinda P. Generoso
Vicariate of the Virgin Mary
St. Rose of Lima Parish: Mr. Arbengelito B. Santiago
St. Joseph Parish: Mr. Rudy D. dela Rosa
St. John Bosco Parish: Engr. Shirley C. Madrid
St. James the Greater Parish: Mr. Eleuterio G. Tomas
St. Anthony of Padua Parish: Mr. Nestor Pascual
St. Roche Parish: Mr. Generoso Padamada
St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish: Mr. Melmar De Vera
Vicariate of Mary Mother of God
St. William Cathedral Parish: Mr. William T. Farinas
Divine Mercy Parish: Mr. Mayo Damaso Pascua
St. Joseph Parish: Mrs. Estrella Valentin
St. Nicholas de Tolentino Parish: Mr. Dante Mabanag
St. Monica Parish: Dr. Elicidad Dorotan
St. Anne Parish: Mr. Edward Pascua
St. Joseph the Worker Parish: Mrs. Melinda Reyes
Vicariate of the Immaculate Conception
St. Nicholas de Tolentino Parish: Engr. Elmer Resurrection
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish: Mr. Joeffrey J. Domingo
Immaculate Conception Parish: Mr. Virgilio del Rosario
St. Augustine Parish: Dr. Julito Catubay
St. Michael the Archangel Parish: Ms. Lydia Sevilla
St. Isidore the Farmer Parish: Mrs. Elisea Macalma
St. John the Baptist Parish: Dr. Felibert Salvador

LAY ORGANIZATIONS AND MOVEMENTS

Catholic Women’s League
President: Mrs. Adelaida Gabriel
Spiritual Director: Fr. Lorenzo Torreflores
Legion of Mary
Head: Mrs. Felipa Mariano (Dingras Praesidium)
Head: Dr. Elisa Dorotan (Sarrat Praesidium)
Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. Melchor B. Palomares
Our Lady of Fatima Family Rosary Crusade
President: Mrs. Rosa Saguisi
Spiritual Director: Fr. Ambrose Emeric C. Monroy
Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites
President: Mrs. Erlinda I. Albano
Spiritual Director: Fr. Ericson M. Josue
Confraternity of Our Mother of Perpetual Help
President: Mrs. Nenita A. Cifra
Spiritual Director: Rev. Fr. Lionel Namora, CSsR
Apostleship of Prayer
President: Mrs. Romana Julian
Spiritual Director: Fr. Joel Bruno C. Barut
Mother Butler Mission Guild
Diocesan Chapter President: Dr. Estrella Que-Alcid
Spiritual Director: Fr. Ambrose Emeric C. Monroy
Knights of Columbus
Grand Knight: Mr. Gerardo Coloma
Spiritual Director: Fr. Philip Anthony R. Dimagiba
Daughters of Mary Immaculate
Diocesan President: Mrs. Lilia Aguada
Spiritual Director: Fr. Rey Magus S. Respicio
Diocesan PREX Secretariat
Diocesan Chaircouple: Kuya Winifred and Ate Evelyn Velasco
Spiritual Director: Fr. Jose Vernon Ilano
Charismatic Movement
Lay Coordinator: Mrs. Benita de la Cruz
Priest Coordinator: Fr. Jose Vernon Ilano
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
President: Mr. Winifred Velasco
Spiritual Director: Fr. Pedro Acoba
Love Your Priests Movement
President: Ms. Marilyn Arrojo
Spiritual Director: Fr. Jose Vernon Ilano
Holy Trinity Adorers Movement
President: Ms. Lilian Abijero
Spiritual Director: Fr. Franklin D. Gorospe
El Shaddai DWXI PPFI International
Fellowship
Diocesan Head: Bro. Charles Angelo Nacenciano
Spiritual Director: Fr. Ronald I. Bonayon
Neo-Catechumenal Way
President: Bro. Ramon Sambrano
Spiritual Director: Fr. Leobardo Juan B. Lorenzo
Couples for Christ
Ilocos Norte Provincial Area Director: Dr. Robert T. Andres
Spiritual Director: Fr. Richard Antonio
Bukas Loob sa Diyos
Presiding Couple: Mr. & Mrs. Gene Agustin
Spiritual Director: Fr. Romualde D. Batoon
Spirit of Love Charismatic Community
Head: Mrs. Evelyn Gallardo
Spiritual Director: Fr. Ronald I. Bonayon
2000 Hail Marys
Diocesan Coordinator: Mrs. Annie Ballesteros
Spiritual Director: Fr. June Caesar S. Ragonjan
Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals
President: Mr. Carlito Avisado
Spiritual Director: Fr. Carlito A. Ranjo Jr.
Holy Face Adorers
President: Miss Elma Tan
Spiritual Director: Fr. Ambrose Emeric C. Monroy
Adoracion Nocturna
Spiritual Director: Fr. Leobardo Juan B. Lorenzo
Schoensttat Movement/Mother Thrice Admirable
President: Mrs. Gerty Tejero
Spiritual Adviser: Fr. June Caesar S. Ragonjan
Foyer de Charite Retreat House, Brgy. Balatong, 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 670-8185
Foyer Father: Rev. Fr. Rock Guy N. Bonoan

JUDICIARY SECTION

Marriage Tribunal
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Msgr. Noel Ian G. Rabago, JCL, VG
Defender of the Bond: Rev. Fr. Ruben V. Abaya
Notary:
Rev. Fr. Rey Magus S. Respicio;
Mrs. Aida C. Velasco
Psychologist: Dr. Amanda Cruz
PASTORAL SECTION
Moderator Curiae: Rev. Msgr. Leonardo L. Ruiz
Diocesan Commissions
Diocesan Commission on Liturgy and Worship (DCLW)
Director: Rev. Fr. June Caesar S. Ragonjan
Diocesan Commission on Ecumenism
Director: Rev. Fr. Leobardo Juan B. Lorenzo
Diocesan Commission on Church and Cultural Heritage
Director: Rev. Fr. Ericson M. Josue
Asst. Director: Rev. Fr. Richmond Carl. B. Balicoco
Diocesan Commission on Catechesis and Christian Education
Director: Rev. Msgr. Ronald I. Bonayon, VF
Program Coordinator: Sr. Thelma A. Talusan, MCST
Diocesan Commission on Biblical Apostolate
Director: Rev. Fr. Emy John A. Domingo
Diocesan Commission on Mission
Director: Rev. Fr. Rufino M. Macasaet Jr., CSsR
Diocesan Youth Commission
Director: Rev. Fr. Howard Lee Orland A. Baliton
Diocesan Social Action Commission
Director: Rev. Ronie Julien P. Pillos
Asst. Director: Rev. Fr. Gregorio A. Apuya
Secretary: Mrs. Genoveva Nieto
Diocesan Commission on Temporalities
Director: Rev. Fr. Franklin D. Gorospe
Diocesan Commission on Family and Life
Director: Rev. Fr. Lorenzo Torreflores
Program Coordinator: Mrs. Marchita Singson
Couple-Coordinator: Mr. & Mrs. Mario V. Singson
Secretary: Mrs. Glenda A. Adena
Volunteer Staff:
Miss Julie Ann A. Respicio;
Mrs. Trinidad G. Salvador
Diocesan Commission on the Clergy
Director: Rev. Fr. Joel Reynold P. Castillo, VF
Diocesan Commission on Mass Media
Director: Rev. Fr. Carlito A. Ranjo Jr.

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY

Vicariate Of The Assumption Of Mary St. Andrew the Apostle Parish (F-1590),
Brgy. 1, Sta. Rita, 2916 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 670-4144
Pop.: 32,215; Cath.: 29,761
Titular: St. Andrew the Apostle (November 30)
Parish Priest: Rev. Msgr. Noel Ian G. Rabago, JCL
Our Lady of Fatima Parish (F-2003), Brgy. Cadaratan, 2916 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 670-3801
Pop.: 8,762; Cath.: 4,140
Titular: Our Lady of Fatima (May 13)
Parish Priest: Rev. Msgr. Richard B. Antonio, VF
St. James the Greater Parish (F-1851), Brgy. Poblacion, 2917 Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 775-0177
Pop.: 22,368; Cath.: 12,770
Titular: St. James the Greater (July 25)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Ronie Julien P. Pillos
St. Francis of Assisi Parish (F-2003), Brgy. Davila, 2917 Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 6,254; Cath.: 3,227
Titular: St. Francis of Assisi (October 4)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Cezar Gutierez, OFM Cap
St. John Sahagun Parish (F-1920), Brgy. Poblacion, 2918 Burgos, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 9,248; Cath.: 5,924
Titular: St. John Sahagun (June 12)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Emy John A. Domingo
St. Lawrence the Deacon Parish (F-1624), Brgy. San Lorenzo, 2920 Bangui, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 18,096; Cath.: 8,124
Titular: St. Lawrence the Deacon (August 10)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Silvestre Robiñol, RCJ
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Tristan Palado, RCJ
Resident: Rev. Fr. Tirso Alcover Jr., RCJ
St. Jude Thaddeus Parish (F-1963), Poblacion 2, 2919 Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 16,889; Cath.: 9,340
Titular: St. Jude Thaddeus (October 28)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Mark Honesto Del Rosario, SSS
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Eduardo Paglinawan, SSS
Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish, Brgy. Pasaleng, 2919 Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 9,764; Cath.: 4,710
Titular: Our Mother of Perpetual Help (June 27)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Arnel Dennis Buenafe, SVD
St. Arnold Janssen Catholic Mission Station, Adams, Ilocos Norte
Mission Station Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Louie Cris L. Gregorio, SVD
Vicariate Of The Virgin Mary
St. Rose of Lima Parish (F-1999), Brgy. Santa Rosa, 2914 Sarrat, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 782-2031
Pop.: 13,051; Cath.: 8,810
Titular: St. Rose of Lima (August 23)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. James Bonoan
St. Joseph Parish (F-1598), Brgy. Madamba, 2913 Dingras, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 20,578; Cath.: 17,230
Titular: St. Joseph, Husband of the BVM (March 19)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Hermogenes G. Saturnino Jr.
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Melchor B. Palomares
St. John Bosco Parish (F-2004), Brgy. Baresbes, 2913 Dingras, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 9,050; Cath.: 6,900
Titular: St. John Bosco (Jan. 30)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Jose Vernon Ilano
St. James the Greater Parish (F-1933), Brgy. Juan, 2910 Solsona, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 784-6036
Pop.: 25,531; Cath.: 12,636
Titular: St. James the Greater (July 25)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Policarpo M. Albano
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Howard Lee Orland A. Baliton
St. Anthony of Padua Parish (F-1966), Brgy. Lydia, 2907 Marcos, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 18,361; Cath.: 7,679
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua (June 13)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Victor Calma
St. Roche Parish (F-1925), Brgy. Hilario, 2908 Banna, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 18,152; Cath.: 9,779
Titular: St. Roche (August 16)
Priest-in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Richmond Carl B. Balicoco
St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish (1963), Brgy. Poblacion, 2909 Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 4,506; Cath.: 3,154
Titular: St. Gabriel the Archangel (March 24)
Rev. Fr. Danilo Devaras
Vicariate Of Mary Mother Of God St. William the Hermit Cathedral Parish (F-1586), 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 771-4437
Pop.: 109,859; Cath.: 98,873
Titular: St. William the Hermit (February 10)
Moderator: Rev. Msgr. Romualde D. Batoon
Team Ministry Members:
Rev. Fr. Rey Magus S. Respicio;
Rev. Ambrose Emeric C. Monroy;
Rev. Fr. Derrick Paolo B. Rabanes
Attached Priests:
Rev. Fr. Rock Guy N. Bonoan;
Rev. Fr. Pedro A. Acoba
Divine Mercy Parish (F-2004), Brgy. Pila, Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 670-0506
Pop.: 7,882; Cath.: 6,708
Titular: Divine Mercy (2nd Sunday of Easter)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Philip Anthony R. Dimagiba
Nuestra Senora de la Paz Quasi-Parish (2016), Brgy. 33-B, La Paz, 2900 Laoag City
Pop.: 7,931; Cath.: 3,765
Titular: Nuestra Señora (Jan. 24)
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Gregorio A. Apuya
St. Joseph Parish (F-1947), Brgy. 29, 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 772-0618
Pop.: 18,000; Cath.: 14,940
Titular: St. Joseph, Husband of the BVM (March 19)
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Rey Magus S. Respicio
St. Monica Parish (F-1724), Brgy. 6, 2914 Sarrat, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 676-1297
Pop.: 26,843; Cath.: 21,590
Titular: St. Monica (May 4)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Carlito A. Ranjo Jr.
St. Anne Parish (F-1798), Brgy. Anao, 2912 Piddig, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 22,147; Cath.: 14,677
Titular: St. Anne (July 26)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Lorenzo Torreflores
St. Joseph the Worker Parish (F-2004), Brgy. Poblacion, 2911 Carasi, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 1,577; Cath.: 653
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker (May 1)
Parish Administrator: Rev. Fr. Tranquilinop T. Santos Jr.
St. Nicholas de Tolentino Parish (F-1763), Brgy. 3, San Nicolas, 2915 Vintar, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 670-5283
Pop.: 33,876; Cath.: 10,593
Titular: St. Nicholas de Tolentino (September 10)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Prim Geronio C. Cabanos Jr.
St. Pius of Pietrelcina Mission Station (F-2017), Brgy. Saricao, Vintar, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: (included in St. Nicholas de Tolentino Parish, Vintar, Ilocos Norte)
Titular: St. Pius of Pietrelcina (September 24)
Mission Station Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Lloyd Vincent S. Sumngat
Tamdagan Mission Station (F-2017), Brgy. Tamdagan, Vintar, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: (included in St. Nicholas
de Tolentino Parish, Vintar, Ilocos Norte)
Titular: St. Roche (August 16)
Mission Station Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Recz Clifford C. Cid
Vicariate Of The Immaculate Conception
St. Nicholas de Tolentino Parish (F-1584), Brgy. 3, 2901 San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 670-7043
Pop.: 36,644; Cath.: 23,754
Titular: St. Nicholas de Tolentino (September 10)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Leonardo L. Ruiz
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Richmond Carl B. Balicoco
Immaculate Conception Parish (F-1587), 2906 Batac City
Tel.: (077) 792-3202
Pop.: 56,758; Cath.: 25,840
Titular: Immaculate Conception of the BVM (December 8)
Team Ministry Moderator: Rev. Fr. Franklin D. Gorospe
Team Ministry Member: Rev. Fr. June Caesar S. Ragonjan
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (F-1958), Brgy. Balatong, 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 670-8901
Pop.: 15,237; Cath.: 10,676
Titular: Our Lady of Lourdes (February 11)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Leobardo Juan B. Lorenzo
St. Augustine Parish (F-1593), Brgy. Veronica, 2902 Paoay, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 793-2030
Pop.: 22,367; Cath.: 17,969
Titular: St. Augustine of Hippo (May 5)
Priest-in-Charge: Rev. Fr. Joel Bruno C. Barut
St. Michael de Archangel Parish (F-1935), Brgy. Lioes, 2903 Curiimao, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 670-1314
Pop.: 13,187; Cath.: 4,527
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel (September 29)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Nolasco M. Pascua Jr.
St. Isidore the Farmer Parish (F-1947), Brgy. Valbuena, 2905 Pinili, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 17,138; Cath.: 5,141
Titular: St. Isidore (May 15)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Engelbert Elarmo
St. John the Baptist Parish (F-1714), Brgy. Poblacion, Badoc, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 31,616; Cath.: 15,463
Titular: St. John the Baptist (June 24)
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Frederick Victorio A. Astudillo
Diocesan Clergy Outside The Diocese
Abroad (Mainland USA):
Rev. Fr. Augusto T. Acob;
Rev. Fr. Michael Albano;
Rev. Fr. Ananias Bonoan;
Rev. Fr. Victor P. Hernando;
Rev. Fr. Lester T. Menor
Abroad (Hawaii, USA):
Rev. Fr. Danilo Ramon R. Laeda;
Rev. Fr. Cipriano L. Alnas Jr.; Rev. Fr. Jaime B. Jose
On Study Leave (Rome): Rev. Fr. Ericson M. Josue
Diocese of Novaliches (Quezon City, Philippines): Rev. Fr. Xavier R. Valbuena
Retired Clergy
Rev. Fr. Jose A. Agustin (Domus Patris);
Rev. Fr. Pedro A. Acoba (Domus Patris);
Rev. Domingo Ll. Albano (Bacarra, Ilocos Norte);
Rev. Fr. Ruben V. Abaya (St. Mary’s Seminary, Laoag City);
Rev. Fr. Teodoro Remigio

SEMINARIES

Mary, Cause of Our Joy College Seminary, Brgy. 1, Sta. Rita, 2916 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
Rector: Rev. Jesus Cirilo R. Bala Jr.
Spiritual Formation Director: Rev. Fr. Jose Francisco K. Peralta Jr.
Visiting Spiritual Directors:
Rev. Fr. Mark Honesto U. Del Rosario, SSS;
Rev. Fr. Theodore de Leon
Procurator: Sr. Marivic A. Pastor, WCW
Enrolment: 18
St. Mary’s Seminary, Brgy. Mangato, 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 670-8902
Rector/Principal: Rev. Fr. Joel Reynold P. Castillo
Prefect of Discipline/Procurator: Rev. Fr. Joel Bruno C. Barut
Spiritual Formation Director: Rev. Fr. Recz Clifford C. Cid
Resident Retired Priest: Rev. Fr. Ruben V. Abaya
Enrolment: 55

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS

Divine Word College of Laoag (F-1946), Gen. Segundo Avenue, 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 772-0736; 772-1625
President: Rev. Fr. Nereo Joseph Artienda, SVD
Vice President for Administration: Bro. Alfred Corton, SVD
Vice President for Finance: Rev. Fr. George de Castro, SVD
Director for Basic Education: Rev. Fr. Denny Lucas, SVD
Campus Minister: Rev. Fr. Edwin Fernandez, SVD
Regent: Frt. Dexane Jairus Tercena, SVD
College Department:
Tel.: (077) 772-0736; 772-1625
Enrolment: College: 1950
Graduate School: 268
High School:
Principal: Ms. Edna R. Cabillo
Enrolment: High School: 353
Elementary/Kindergarten:
Principal: Ms. Asuncion P. Bumanglag
Enrolment:
Kindergarten: 35
Elementary: 269
Diocese of Laoag Catholic Educational System (DLCES)
Superintendent: Rev. Fr. Tito Romeo N. Bonoan
Asst. Superintendent (Academics): Rev. Fr. June Caesar S. Ragonjan
Asst. Superintendent (Finance): Rev. Fr. Danilo L. Devaras
Asst. Superintendent (Physical Plant): Rev. Fr. Primo C. Cabanos Jr.
Asst. Superintendent (Campus Ministry): Rev. Fr. Howard Lee Orland A. Baliton
Holy Spirit Academy of Laoag (1926), 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 772-0391
School Director: Rev. Fr. Tito Romeo N. Bonoan
Enrolment:
Nursery: 15;
Kindergarten: 29;
Elementary: 406;
Junior High School: 657
St. Joseph High School (F-1948), 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 770-4390
School Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Rey Magus S. Respicio
Enrolment: 120
Padre Annibale Integrated School (F-1991), Brgy. 23, Vintar Road, 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 770-3903
Principal: Sr. M. Lilette Naquita, FDZ
Enrolment:
Nursery: 18;
Kindergarten: 12;
Elementary: 100;
High School: 33
St. Andrew Grade School, Brgy. 1, Sta. Rita, 2916 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
School Chaplain: Rev. Msgr. Noel Ian G. Rabago, JCL
Officer-in-Charge: Sr. M. Florencia Gerona, RVM
Enrolment:
Nursery: 10;
Kindergarten: 9;
Elementary: 50
St. Andrew Academy (F-1952), Brgy. 1, Sta. Rita, 2916 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 670-3052
School Chaplain: Rev. Msgr. Noel Ian G. Rabago, JCL
Principal: Miss Gudola Teresita C. Albano
Enrolment: 118
St. James Academy (F-1963), 2917 Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 775-0372
School Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Ronie Julien P. Pillos
Principal: Mrs. Grace Sales
Enrolment:
Kindergarten: 35;
Elementary: 119;
High School: 199
St. Lawrence the Deacon Academy (F-1964), 2920 Bangui, Ilocos Norte
School Chaplain and Principal: Rev. Fr. Tirso Alcover Jr., RCJ
Enrolment: 130
St. Jude High School (F-1962), Poblacion 2, 2919 Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
School Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Mark Honesto Del Rosario, SSS
OIC Principal: Mr. Perry Aguite
Enrolment: 230
St. Nicholas Academy (F-1964), 2915 Vintar, Ilocos Norte
School Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Prime Geronio C. Cabanos Jr.
Enrolment: 185
St. Joseph Institute (F-1952), Brgy. Madamba, 2913 Dingras, Ilocos Norte
School Director/Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Hermogenes G. Saturnino Jr.
Principal: Mrs. Fe B. Albano
Tel.: (077) 784-0017
Enrolment: 370
St. Joseph Educational Center of Dingras (F-2002), Brgy. Madamba, 2913 Dingras, Ilocos Norte
School Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Hermogenes G. Saturnino Jr.
Principal: Mrs. Norma Fernandita B. Taylan
Enrolment:
Nursery: 14;
Kindergarten: 19;
Elementary: 88
St. Roche Learning Center (F-2011), Brgy. Hilario, 2908 Banna, Ilocos Norte
School Chaplain: Rev. Msgr. Ronald I. Bonayon, VF
Officer-in-Charge: Mr. Ahrjay Y. Dafun
St. Gabriel Catholic School (F-1998), Brgy. Poblacion, 2909 Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte
School Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Danilo Devaras
Principal: Mr. Angel Perez
Enrolment:
Kindergarten: 14;
Elementary: 101
Sta. Rosa Academy (F-1936), 2901 San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-1249
School Chaplain: Rev. Msgr. Leonardo L. Ruiz, VG
Principal: Sr. Ma. Sonia de Guzman, MCST
Enrolment:
Kindergarten: 11;
Elementary: 131;
High School: 142
St. Anne Academy (F-1965), 2912 Piddig, Ilocos Norte
School Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Lorenzo Torreflores
Principal: Mrs. Marcela Baquing
Enrolment: 437
St. Elizabeth Elementary School (F-1988), Brgy. Poblacion, 2904 Badoc, Ilocos Norte
School Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Frederick Victorio A. Astudillo
Principal: Ms. Yolanda S. Tacderan
Enrolment: 150
Immaculate Conception Academy (F-1936), 2906 Batac City
Tel.: (077) 792-3114
School Director: Rev. Tito Romeo N. Bonoan
Principal: Mrs. Imelda Madamba
Enrolment:
Kindergarten: 32;
Elementary: 172;
High School: 937

OTHER INSTITUTIONS

Saint Arnold Janssen Pastoral Center, Bonifacio St., 2900 Laoag City St. Lorenzo Ruiz Medical-Dental Charity Clinic (F-1986)
St. Arnold Janssen Pastoral Center, Bonifacio St., 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 772-0975
Clinic Director: Dr. Myrna J. Chan
Nurses: Ms. Analyn Dippit
DZEA-CMN (F-1991), Brgy. Nalbo, 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 670-8386; 771-7197
Station Manager: Rev. Fr. Joel Bruno C. Barut
Program Director: Rev. Fr. Melchor B. Palomares
Chief Technician: Mr. Robert T. Acidera
Technicians:
Mr. Bernard A. Curammeng;
Mr. Jay Ar T. Acidera
Local Account Officer: Ms. Nancy T. Sampiloc
Traffic Officer: Ms. Lubelyn C. Guillermo
Reporters/Announcers:
Mr. Rodrigo G. Sadian;
Mr. Rommel T. Sagucio;
Mr. Anthony B. Dumlao
Reporter: Mrs. Jovelyn P. Curammeng
News Writers:
Mr. Ruben G. Arcanghel;
Miss Rachelle A. Lagmay
Domus Patris (Home for Retired Priests), Bishop’s Residence Compound, P. Gomez St., 2900 Laoag City
Tel.: (077) 772-1523
Nurse: Mr. Lawrence Lopez
Shalom Beach House and Retreat Center, Brgy. Puyupuyan, 2917 Pasuquin,
Ilocos Norte La Verna Hermitage, Brgy. Davila, 2917 Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte

INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE/SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLATE

FOR MEN AND WOMEN WORKING IN THE DIOCESE

MEN

Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (SSS) “Sacramentinos”
Order of Franciscan Minors (OFMCap) “Capuchins”
Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (CSsR) “Redemptorists”
Congregation of the Rogationists of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (RCJ)
Society of the Divine Word (SVD)

WOMEN

Clarisas Capuchinas Sacramentarias (CCS)
Daughters of Divine Zeal of the Heart of Jesus (FDZ)
Franciscan Apostolic Sisters (FAS)
Order of Carmel Discalced Nuns (OCD)
Missionary Catechists of St. Therese of the Child Jesus (MCST)
Missionary Servants of the Holy Trinity (MSHT)
Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM)
Siervas de Nuestra Señora de la Paz (SNSP)
Sisters of Jesus Good Shepherd “Pastorelle” (SJBP)
Congregation of the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres (SPC)
Order of St. Benedict of the Eucharistic Nuns (OSB)
Workers of Christ the Worker Missionary Sisters (WCW)
† Necrology †
2017: Rev. Msgr. Manuel R. Lamprea Jr.