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Diocese of Laoag

(Dioecesis Laoagensis) Laoag-colored

Suffragan of Nueva Segovia
Created: June 5, 1961. Erected: July 26, 1961. Comprises the civil 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)

Diocesan Administrator
REV. MSGR. NOEL IAN G. RABAGO, JCL
Born: Dec. 19, 1967. Ordained Priest: Dec. 30, 1995. Elected Diocesan Administrator of Laoag: Aug. 18, 2011.
Bishop’s Residence
P. Gomez Street, P.O. Box 12, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 770-5210 • Fax: (077) 772-1805
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PRESENT STATUS
(as of 2010)
Priests:
Diocesan......................................56
Filipino Religious........................................4
Total........................................61
Sisters Filipino..........................................95
Total........................................95
Catechists (2009)
Full time.......................................86
Volunteers...................................45
Religious Sisters........................21
Trained Students.......................77
Total.....................................232
Seminaries
Minor...............................................1
Seminarians
Minor.............................................78
Major (Studying Outside Diocese)
In College..............................38
In Theology............................6
On Regency............................1
Total...................................45
Diocesan Divisions:
Vicariates........................................4
Educational Centers (as of June 2009)
Colleges:
Directed by Religious.............1
Enrolment.....................2,064
High Schools:
Diocesan/Parochial...............11
Enrolment.....................2,506
Directed by Religious.............2
Enrolment.....................1,107
Elementary:
Diocesan/Parochial.................9
Enrolment.....................1,107
Directed by Religious.............3
Enrolment........................415
Kindergarten/Nursery:
Diocesan/Parochial...............12
Enrolment...............................372
Directed by Religious.............3
Enrolment.....................101
Total No. of Institutions..........12
Total No. of Enrolment......6,332
Sacraments & Sacramentals (2009)
Baptisms:
Infants (below 7)..........3,989
Over 7 years...................1,188
Total.............................5,177
Parishes
With Resident Pastors.............29
Entrusted to
Diocesan clergy..................28
Entrusted to
Religious clergy....................1
Total...............................................29
Chapels/Visitas..............................105
Confirmations.............................1,634
First Communions.....................3,106
Marriages:
Between Catholics.................590
Mixed............................................23
Total.....................................613
Population..............................632,105
Catholics..................................402,484
Area ..................................3386.8 sqm.

DIOCESAN CURIA
Chancellor/Notary: Rev. Engelbert B. Elarmo
Oeconomus: Very Rev. Policarpo M. Albano
Chairman, Personnel Board: Rev. Manuel R. Lamprea, Jr.
Legal Counsel: Atty. Macario Arquillo
Chancery Secretary: Ms. Monessa Joy B. Mones
Auditor: Mrs. Divina M. Quezada
Bookkeeper: Ms. Anicia D. Bernardo
Cashier: Ms. Cristeta V. Corpuz
Liaison: Mr. Edwin B. Dadiz
Messenger: Ms. Monessa Joy B. Mones

ADMINISTRATIVE SECTION
Diocesan Curia
Board of Consultors
Rev. Msgr. Noel Ian G. Rabago, JCL, Chairman, Msgr. Ramon Danilo R. Laeda, Rev. Manuel R. Lamprea, Jr., Rev. Leobardo L. Lorenzo, Rev. Victor Emmanuel P. Hernando, Rev. James A. Bonoan, Very Rev. Engelbert B. Elarmo, Rev. Joel Reynold P. Castillo, Rev. Policarpo M. Albano

Diocesan Pastoral Council
Presiding Officer: Rev. Policarpo M. Albano
Members: All Directors of Diocesan Commissions, Officers of Diocesan Lay Apostolates, ARWIN Officers

Presbyteral Assembly
President: Rev. Victor F. Calma
Vice President: Rev. Lester. T. Menor
Secretary: Rev. Amrose Emeric C. Monroy
Treasurer: Rev. Lloyd Vincent S. Sumngat

Association of Religious Women in Ilocos Norte (ARWIN)
President: Sr. Marian La Murza (WCW)
Vice President: Sr. Evangeline Pabalate, (MCST)
Secretary: Sr. Reggie Vallejos, (FAZ)
Treasurer: Sr. Maria Luz, (CARMELITE)
Adviser: Rev. Policarpo M. Albano
Confessor: Rev. Jose F. Agustin

Parish Pastoral Council Presidents
Mr. William Fariñas, St. William Cathedral, Laoag City
Mr. Rodel Felisisimo C. Tungpalan, Divine Mercy Parish, Laoag City
Mr. Jaime Luis, St. Joseph Parish, Laoag City
Mr. David Villa, Sta. Monica Parish, Sarrat
Col. Leopoldo Nacnac, St. Anne Parish, Piddig
Ms. Leonora Reyes, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Carasi
Mr. Dante Mabanag, St. Nicholas de Tolentino Parish, Vintar
Ms. Marjorie Baquiran, St. Joseph Parish, Dingras
Dr. Ericson Miguel, St. James Parish, Solsona
Ms. Marisol Rosqueta, St. John Bosco Parish, Baresbes, Dingras
Mr. Arben Santiago, St. Rosa de Lima Parish, Sarrat
Mr. Warner Guillermo, St. Anthony Parish, Marcos
Ms. Lolita S. Manuel, St. Roche Parish, Banna
Mr. Virgilio Cacayorin, St. Gabriel Parish, Nueva Era
Dr. Eduardo Padron, St. Andrew Parish, Bacarra
Mr. Rogelio Baxa (Vice President) Parish, Cadaratan, Bacarra
Dr. Elizabeth L. Arquillo, St. James Parish, Pasuquin
Mr. Exie Raquinño, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Pasuquin
Mr. Romeli Malavi, St. John Sahagun Parish, Burgos
Dr. Rogelio Balbag, St. Lawrence Parish, Bangui
Mr. Marino Tacata, St. Jude Thaddeus Parish, Pagudpud
Ms. Judy Cadano, Our Mother of Perpetual Chapel Pancian, Pagudpud
Dr. Cristina Coloma, Immaculate Conception Parish, Batac
Dr. Julito Catubay, St. Augustine Parish, Paoay
Engr. Manuelito Datoc, St. Nicholas Parish, San Nicolas
Mr. Carmelito Ventura, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Mangato, Laoag City
Mr. Onofre Menor, St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Currimao
Mr. Avelina Baldomir, St. Isidore Parish, Pinili
Mr. Rodrigo Pagtulingan, St. John the Baptist Parish, Badoc

Judiciary Section
Judicial Vicar: Rev. Msgr. Noel Ian G. Rabago, JCL
Defender of the Bond: Rev. Ruben V. Abaya, JCD
Notary: Very Rev. Engelbert B. Elarmo

PASTORAL SECTION
The Diocesan Commissions
Diocesan Commission on Liturgy and Worship (DCLW)
Director: Rev. Ramon Danilo R. Laeda
Committee Heads:
Eucharistic Celebrations: Rev. Ramon Danilo R. Laeda
Other Sacraments, Special Liturgies and Popular Devotions: Rev. Hermogenes G. Saturnino, Jr.
Liturgical Ministries: Rev. Leobardo Juan B. Lorenzo
Liturgical Music: Rev. Romualde D. Batoon
Culture and Church Heritage: Rev. Ericson M. Josue
Liturgical Art and Architecture: Rev. Primo C. Cabanos, Jr.

Diocesan Commission on Christian Education
Director of the Diocesan Catechetical Program and Mission Apostolate: Rev. Nolasco M. Pascua
Superintendent of Catholic Schools: Rev. Joel Reynold P. Castillo
Diocese of Laoag Association of Catholic Schools Board of Trustees: Chairman: Rev. Msgr. Noel Ian G. Rabago, JCL
Members: Rev. Policarpo M. Albano, Rev. Joel Reynold P. Castillo, Rev. Ramon Danilo R. Laeda, Rev. Hermogenes G. Saturnino, Ms. Serafina C. Paulino, Mr. Manayon T. Macugay
Director of Apostolate Through Mass Media: ____________
DLACS Financial Secretary: Ms. Cristeta V. Corpuz
Program Coordinator for Catechetical Program: Sr. Evangeline Pabalate, MCST
Commission Secretary: Ms. Maribel M. Pajela

Diocesan Social Action Commission
Director: Rev. Leonardo L. Ruiz
Asst. Director: Rev. Jaime B. Jose
Members of the Commission: Rev. Leonardo L. Ruiz, Rev. Jaime B. Jose, Rev. Policarpo M. Albano, Rev. Mario R. Garaza, Rev. Victor F. Calma, Rev. Pedro A. Acoba
Commission Members Coordinators: Myrna Chan, MD, Fortunata Salvador, Marchita Singson, Zacharias Damo, Rommel Dascil, Marilyn S. Mata, Albert Ballesteros, Mario Singson, Prof. Anabelle Felipe
Lay Members: Mr. Paulino F. Abella, Dr. Avelina Baldomir, Ms. Consolacion D. Batacan, Prof. Francisco C. Bitagon, Ms. Nelie A. Borja, Ms. Margie R. Campaño, Ms. Aida A. Castillo, Ms. Analyn B. Dipit, Ms. Genoveva N. Nieto, Ms. Felicidad A. Valdez, Mr. Gerald Reno Ramos

Social Action Center
SAC Program Coordinator: Rev. Jaime Jose
SAC Secretary: Ms. Genoveva N. Nieto
Staff Nurses-San Lorenzo Ruiz Med-Den Charity Clinic: Ms. Analyn B. Dipit, Mr. Reno V. Ramos

Commission Programs
Welfare Program: Chairman/Financial Assistance: Rev. Jaime B. Jose
Hospital Apostolate: Mrs. Myrna C. Campos
Medical Director SLRMDCC: Dr. Myrna Chan
Shelter Assistance: Ms. Marchita R. Singson
Education and Assistance Formation: Mr. Albert A. Ballesteros

Relief and Rehabilitation Program
Chairman: Rev. Mario R. Garaza
Relief Operations: Ms. Genoveva N. Nieto
Rehabilitation: Ms. Marchita R. Singson

Justice and Peace Promotion, Advocacy And Social Awareness Program
Chairman: Rev. Victor F. Calma
Ecology: Mr. Rommel M. Dascil
Indigenous People’s Apostolate: Rev. Antonio Calautit, SVD
Justice and Peace-Human Rights: Mr. Zacarias G. Damo, Jr.
PPCRV: Rev. Leonardo L. Ruiz
Prison Apostolate: Rev. Jaime B. Jose
Women and Migrant Workers: Ms. Amalia Corpuz

Education and Formation Program
Chairman: Rev. Policarpo M. Albano
Alay Kapwa: Rev. Leonardo L. Ruiz
Education and Formation PSAC: Rev. Leonardo L. Ruiz
Education and Formation DSAC’s: Rev. Policarpo M. Albano

Livelihood and Sustainability Program/PROGRESO
Chairman: Rev. Pedro A. Acoba

Finance Committee
Chairman: Mrs. Marilyn Mata,CPA
Members: Ms. Amalia Corpuz, Ms. Anicia Bernardo, Ms. Genoveva Nieto

Research and Development
Chairman: Mr. Francisco C. Bitagon
Members: Ms. Raquel D. Agustin, Prof. Anabel C. Felipe, Mr. Rommel Dascil, Mr. Mario V. Singson, Mr. Ildefonso Natividad, Mr. Albert Ballesteros

Basic Ecclesial Community Program
Director: Rev. Leonardo L. Ruiz

Diocesan Commission on Temporalities
Church Land and Properties: Rev. Engelbert Elarmo
Curia Finances: Very Rev. Policarpo M. Albano
Commission Secretary: Mr. Liberato Garaza
Bookkeeper: Ms. Anicia Bernardo
Cashier: Ms. Cristeta Corpuz
Liaison Officer: Mr. Edwin Dadiz
Messenger: Ms. Monessa Joy B. Mones

Diocesan Youth Commission
Director: Rev. Lester T. Menor
Priest Members: Rev. Gregorio A. Apuya, Rev. Ronnie Pillos, Rev. Danilo L. Devaras
Commission Secretary: Ms. Michelle R. Alonzo
Youth Volunteer: Ms. Verena Marie Cid

Diocesan Commission on Vocations
Director: Rev. Rey Magus S. Respicio
Priest-Members: Rev. Manuel R. Lamprea, Jr., Rev. Carlito A. Ranjo, Jr., Rev. Lester T. Menor, Rev. Tranquilino T. Santos, Jr., Rev. Frederick Victorio A. Astudillo
Program Coordinator: Sr. Catalina Superable, MCST
Other Members: ARWIN President: Sr. Marian La Murza (WCW); BUSEL President: Frt. Cesar Ragonjan; LYMP: Ms. Lilian Abijero; Serra Club International President: Mrs. Fulgencia Taylan

Diocesan Commission on Bible Apostolate
Director: Rev. Victor P. Hernando
Members: Ms. Marjorie Lagmay, Moreno Daproza, Edilbert Bareng, Evangeline Amodo, Virginia Aurelio, Sydney Santiago, Carlito Avizado, Elino H. Tamayo, Mr. and Mrs. Ronaldo Cajigal, Dr. Cristina B. Coloma, Ador Lagmay, Alan Aceret, Gondelina Balanay, Caridad Velasco, Calixta Acoba, Andrew Tangonan

Diocesan Commission on Family and Life
Chairman: Rev. Tranquilino T. Santos, Jr.
Priest-Members: Rev. Ronald I. Bonayon, Rev. Richard A. Antonio, Rev. Philip Anthony R. Dimagiba
Program Coordinator: Mrs. Marchita Singson
Couple-Coordinator: Mr. and Mrs. Mario V. Singson
Commission Secretary: Ms. Glenda A. Adena

Diocesan Commission on the Clergy
Director: Rev. Manuel R. Lamprea, Jr.

RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS AND MOVEMENTS
Catholic Women’s League
Adviser: Rev. Emy John A. Domingo
President: Mrs. Aida Gabriel
Legion of Mary
Adviser: Rev. Melchor B. Palomares
President: Miss Vicenta M. dela Cruz
Children of Mary
Adviser: __________________
President: Mr. Joel D. Garcia
Our Lady of Fatima Family Rosary Crusade
Adviser: __________________
President: Mrs. Mara Luisa Domingo
Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites
Adviser: Rev. Franklin D. Gorospe
President: Sr. Rebecca C. Cabanos
Confraternity of our Mother of Perpetual Help
Adviser: Rev. Carlito A. Ranjo, Jr.
President: Mrs. Gorgonia Tamayo
Apostleship of Prayer
Adviser: Rev. Lorenzo G. Torreflores
President: Mrs. Jane Siazon
Mother Butler Missions Guild
Adviser: Rev. Primo C. Cabanos, Jr.
President: Dr. Estrella Que Alcid
Knights of Columbus
Adviser: Rev. Mario R. Garaza
President: Mr. Gerardo Coloma
Daughters of Mary Immaculate
Adviser: Rev. Engelbert B. Elarmo
President: Mrs. Lilia Aguada
Diocesan PREX
Adviser: Rev. Hermogenes G. Saturnino, Jr.
President: Kuya Winnie and Ate Bing Velasco
Love Your Priests Movement
Adviser: __________________
President: Ms. Lilian Abijero
Holy Trinity Adorers Movement
Adviser: __________________
President: Dr. Cleotilde Guillermo
Neo Catechumenate
Adviser: Rev. Leobardo Juan B. Lorenzo
President: Bro. Marlin Ramos
Bro. Pepito Alvarez

Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movements
El Shaddai DWXI PPFII
Adviser: Rev. Richard B. Antonio
Disciple-Assigned, PFCCI Head: Bro. Resty Alberto
Couples for Christ
Adviser: Rev. Tranquilino T. Santos, Jr.
Head Couple: Mr. and Mrs. Crescencio Ramos
Bukas Loob sa Diyos Covenant Community
Adviser: Rev. Ronald I. Bonayon
Head Couple: Delfin and Chit Rabanes
Spirit of Love Catholic Community
Head: Mrs. Evelyn Gallardo
Mrs. Erika Palanca
Family Life Apostolate (FAMILIA)
Adviser: Rev. Tranquilino T. Santos, Jr.
Coordinator: Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Valdez
Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals
Adviser: Rev. Pedro A. Acoba
President: Mr. Bernie Duldulao
ELIM Community
Adviser: Rev. Ronald I. Bonayon

PARISHES AND PAROCHIAL CLERGY
Central Vicariate
St. William the Hermit Cathedral Parish (F1586), Laoag City, 2900 Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 773-1069; 771-4437
Pop.: 92,776; Cath.: 73,527
Titular: St. William the Hermit, Feb. 10
Rector of the Cathedral: Rev. Policarpo M. Albano
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Msgr. Noel Ian G. Rabago, JCL, Rev. Teodoro H. Remigio, Rev. Cipriano L. Alnas
St. Joseph Parish (F1947), St. Joseph, Barangay 29, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 7720618
Pop.: 17,850; Cath.: 11,345
Titular: St. Joseph, Husband of the BVM, March 15
Parish Priest: Rev. James A. Bonoan
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Mangato, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0596
Pop.: 18,394; Cath.: 15,025
Titular: Our Lady of Lourdes, Feb. 11
Parish Priest: Rev. Rock Guy N. Bonoan
Divine Mercy Parish, Pila, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077)
Pop.: 7,197; Cath.: 6,641
Titular: Divine Mercy, 2nd Sunday of Easter
Parish Priest: Rev. Tranquilino T. Santos, Jr.
San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish (F1584), 2901 San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0025
Pop.: 35,122; Cath.: 24,585
Titular: San Nicolas de Tolentine, Sept. 10
Parish Priest: Rev. Ramon Danilo R. Laeda
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Xavier R. Valbuana
Sta. Monica Parish (F1724), 2914 Sarrat, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 782-8085
Pop.: 12,330; Cath.: 10,300
Titular: Santa Monica, May 4
Parish Priest: Rev. Romualde D. Batoon
Sta. Rosa de Lima Parish (F1999), 2914, Sta. Rosa, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077)
Pop.: 12,048; Cath.: 8,193
Titular: Sta. Rosa de Lima, Aug. 23
Parish Priest: Rev. Philip Anthony R. Dimagiba
St. Anne Parish (F1798), 2912 Piddig, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077)
Pop.: 20,786; Cath.: 13,510
Titular: St. Anne, July 26
Parish Priest: Rev. Joel Reynold P. Castillo
St. Joseph the Worker Parish (F2005), 2911 Carasi, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 2,813; Cath.: 1,603
Titular: St. Joseph the Worker, May 1
Parish Priest: Rev. Danilo L. Devaras

Northern Vicariate
St. Andrew the Apostle Parish(F1590), 2916 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 776-0562; 776-0258
Pop.: 23,306; Cath.: 17,712
Titular: St. Andrew the Apostle, Nov. 30
Parish Priest: Rev. Mario R. Garaza
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Domingo Ll. Albano, Rev. Ambrose Emeric C. Monroy
St. Jude Thaddeus Parish (F1959), 2919 Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 764-1049
Pop.: 21,857; Cath.: 12,350
Titular: St. Jude Thaddeus, Oct. 28
Parish Priest: Rev. Gregorio A. Apuya
St. Lawrence the Deacon Parish (F1624), 2920 Bangui, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 17,304; Cath.: 5,173
Titular: St. Lawrence the Deacon, Aug. 10
Parish Priest: Rev. Leobardo Juan B. Lorenzo
St. John Sahagun Parish (F1920), 2918 Burgos, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 10,062; Cath.: 4,437
Titular: St. John Sahagun, June 12
Parish Priest: Rev. Ronald I. Bonayon
St. Francis of Ass isi Parish (F2003), Davila, 2917 Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 6,386; Cath.: 2,311
Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, Oct. 4 (Stigmata)
Parish Priest: Rev. Lester T. Menor
St. James the Greater Parish (F1851), 2917 Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 775-0126
Pop.: 22,461; Cath.: 11,711
Titular: St. James the Greater, July 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Primo C. Cabanos, Jr.
Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Cadaratan, 2916 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077)
Pop.: 7,891; Cath.: 1,906
Titular: Our Lady of Fatima of the BVM,
Parish Priest: Rev. Leonardo L. Ruiz
St. Nicholas de Tolentine Parish (F1763), 2915 Vintar, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 670-5283
Pop.: 31,658; Cath.: 10,904
Titular: St. Nicholas de Tolentine, Sept. 26
Parish Priest: Rev. Hermogenes G. Saturnino, Jr.
Our Mother of Perpetual Help Quasi-Parish, Pancian, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 676-1788
Pop.:__; Cath.: __
Titular: Our Mother of Perpetual Help Quasi-Parish
Parish Priest: Rev. Franklin D. Gorospe

Eastern Vicariate
St. Joseph Parish (F1598), 2913 Dingras, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 784-7048
Pop.: 35,539; Cath.: 28,841
Titular: St. Joseph, Husband of the BVM, March 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Victor P. Hernando
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Jose Francisco K. Peralta, Jr.
St. John Bosco Parish, Baresbes, 2913 Dingras, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 6,891; Cath.: 5,781
Titular: St. John Bosco, Jan. 31
Parish Priest: Rev. Lorenzo G. Torreflores
St. James the Greater Parish (F2004), 2910 Solsona, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 23,511; Cath.: 14,106
Titular: St. James the Greater, July 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Rodolfo R. Nicolas
St. Anthony of Padua Parish (F1966), 2907 Marcos, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 16,377; Cath.: 13,920
Titular: St. Anthony of Padua, June 13
Parish Priest: Rev. Nolasco M. Pascua, Jr.
St. Roche Parish (F1925), 2908 Banna, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 786-6060
Pop.: 17,880; Cath.: 3,889
Titular: St. Roche, Aug. 16
Parish Priest: Rev. Frederick A. Astudillo
St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish (F1963), 2909 Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 6,612; Cath.: 3,503
Titular: St. Gabriel the Archangel, March 25
Parish Priest: Rev. Ronnie Jillien Pillos

Southern Vicariate
Immaculate Conception Parish (F1587), 2906 Batac, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 792-3202
Pop.: 52,310; Cath.: 24,585
Titular: Immaculate Conception of the BVM, Dec. 8
Parish Priest: Rev. Manuel R. Lamprea, Jr.
Parochial Vicar: Rev. Melchor B. Palomares
St. Augustine Parish (F1593), 2902 Paoay, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 793-2030
Pop.: 22,665; Cath.: 13,639
Titular: St. Augustine of Hippo, May 5
Parish Priest: Rev. Emy John A. Domingo
St. Michael the Archangel Parish (F1935), 2903 Currimao, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077)793-6902
Pop.: 12,164; Cath.: 4,126
Titular: St. Michael the Archangel, Sept. 29
Parish Priest: Rev. Pedro Acoba
St. Isidore Labrador Parish (F1947), 2905 Pinili, Ilocos Norte
Pop.: 16,010; Cath.: 4,806
Titular: St. Isidore, May 15
Parish Priest: Rev. Richard B. Antonio
St. John the Baptist Parish (F1714), 2904 Badoc, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 794-3042
Pop.: 29,900; Cath.: 18,634
Titular: St. John the Baptist, June 24
Parish Priest: Rev. Victor F. Calma

DIOCESAN CLERGY OUTSIDE THE DIOCESE
Immaculate Conception School of Theology, Pantay Daya, Vigan City
Formator: Rev. Ericson M. Josue
Retired/Residing in Agoo, La Union: Rev. Manuel A. Aspiras

Abroad
(USA/Hawaii)
Rev. Augusto T. Acob, Rev. Romeo N. Bonoan, Rev. Romeo Gelacio Supnet, Rev. Michael S. Albano, Rev. Elmer B. Mandac, Rev. Ananias A. Bonoan, Rev. Carlito A. Ranjo, Jr., Rev. Joel Bruno C. Barut
(Canada)
Rev. Sylvio G. Lacar

Seminaries
St. Mary’s Seminary (F1963), Under the Diocesan Clergy, Mangato, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0792
Rector: Rev. Rey Magus S. Respicio
Prefect: Rev. Jaime B. Jose
Spiritual Director and Procurator: Rev. Lloyd Vincent S. Sumngat
Principal: Sr. Catalina P. Superable, MCST
Faculty: Priests: 3; Religious: 1; Lay: 7; Enrolment: 98

Chaplaincies
Carmel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (F1949), Carmelite Nuns, OCD, P. Gomez Street, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-1331
Prioress: Mother Raphaelie of Jesus and Mary, OCD
Professed Sisters:
Perpetual Vows: 13
Temporary Vows: 1
Chaplain: Rev. Franklin D. Gorospe
Madre Nazarena Domus, Daughters of the Divine Zeal-Rogate, Paterno Street, Vintar Road, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-1330
Superior: Sr. Noemi Fuderanan, FDZ
Professed Sisters:
Temporary Vows: 3
Perpetual Vows: 9
Aspirants: 5
Chaplain: Rev. Ronnie Julien P. Pillos
Monasterio de Santa Clara (F1991), (Clarisas Capuchinas Sacramentarias), Mangato, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0258
Abbess: Mo. Maria Lilia dela Santissima Trinidad Mindanao, CCS
Professed Sisters:
Temporary Vows: 6
Perpetual Vows: 8
Chaplain: Rev: Ruben V. Abaya
Sacred Heart Chapel, Panganiban, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 773-1429
Community President: Dr. Ofelia T. Pastor
Chaplain: Rev. Pedro A. Acoba
Ilocos Norte Provincial Jail Chapel, P. Gomez Street, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0432
Provincial Warden: __________
Chaplain: Rev. Leonardo L. Ruiz
Laoag City Jail – BJMP, Pila Road, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Chaplain: Rev. Ronnie Julien Pillos
Gov. Roque Ablan, Sr., Memorial Hosp ital, P Gomez Street, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0303
Provincial Health Officer OIC: __
Chaplain: Rev. Teodoro H. Remigio
AFP-PNP Ilocos Norte, Camp Juan, P Gomez Street, Brgy. 23, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077)
Chaplain: Rev. Philip Anthony R. Dimagiba

INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE/SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE
MEN
Society of the Divine Word
Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer

WOMEN
Benedictine Sisters of the Eucharistic King (OSB)
Siervas de Nuestra Senora dela Paz (SNSP)
Missionary Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSpS)
Daughters of the Divine Zeal-Rogate (FDZ)
Missionary Catechists of St. Therese of the Child Jesus (MCST)
Discaled Nuns of the Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel (OCD)
Workers of Christ the Worker Missionary Sisters (WCW)
Missionary Sisters of the Holy Trinity (MSHT)
Sisters of St. Paul de Chartes (SPC)
Clarisas Capuchinas Sacramentarias
Franciscan Apostolic Sisters

EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
Division of Laoag City
Divine Word College of Laoag(F1946), Gen. Segundo Avenue, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0736; 772-1625; 772-1228; 773-2082
President: Rev. Fr. Reynaldo B. Jimenez, SVD
Campus Minister: Rev. Fr. Nicandro C. Vergara, SVD
VP for Finance: Rev. Fr. Romeo Fajardo, SVD
VP for Administrative Affairs: Rev. Fr. Antonio Calautit, SVD
VP for Academic Affairs: Prof. Romana R. Bitancor
VP for Research and Planning: Mr. Reynaldo M. Lazo
Faculty: 23
Enrolment:
College: 1,811
High School: 346
Elementary: 286
Holy Spirit Academy of Laoag (F1926), Bonifacio Street, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0391
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Policarpo M. Albano
Principal: Mrs. Ofelia M. Sumalin
Faculty: 45; Enrolment: 1,128
St. Joseph High School (F1948), 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Director and Chaplain:
Rev. James A. Bonoan
Principal: Mrs. Serafina C. Paulino
Faculty: 8; Enrolment: 158
Padre Annibale School (F1991), Paterno Stret, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-1330
Principal: Sr. Dolores Acluba, FDZ
Faculty: 12; Enrolment: 200

Division of Ilocos Norte
St. Andrew Academy (High School) (F1952), 2916 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 776-0513
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Mario R. Garaza
Principal: Mrs. Godula C. Albano
Faculty: 7; Enrolment: 70
St. Andrew Grade School, 2916 Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 776-0562
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Mario R. Garaza
Principal: Mrs. Antonia S. Galam
Faculty: 8; Enrolment: 107
St. James Academy (F1963), 2917 Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: 775-0177
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Primo C. Cabanos
Principal: Mrs. Grace A. Sales
Faculty: 8
Enrolment: High School: 225
Kinder: 37
St. Nicolas Academy (F1964), 2915 Vintar, Ilocos Norte
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Hermogenes G. Saturnino, Jr.
Principal: Mr. Manayon Macugay
Faculty: 11; Enrolment: 218
St. Lawrence Academy (F1964), 2920 Bangui, Ilocos Norte
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Leobardo Juan B. Lorenzo
Principal: Ms. Florence C. Chulnuan
Faculty: 8; Enrolment: 93
St. Jude High School (F1962), 2919 Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Gregorio A. Apuya, Jr.
Principal: Mr. Landrico D. Romero, Jr.
Faculty: 11; Enrolment: 228
St. Anne Academy (F1965), 2912 Piddig, Ilocos Norte
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Joel Reynold P. Castillo
Principal: Mr. Redentor Madamba
Faculty: 11; Enrolment: 386
Sta. Rosa Academy (F1936), 2901 San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-1249
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Danilo Ramon R. Laeda
Principal: Ms. Avelina Milagros M. Jose
Faculty: 16
Enrolment: HS: 134
Elem.: 89
Pre-School: 15
St. Joseph Institute (F1952), 2913 Dingras, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 784-0017
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Victor P. Hernando
Assistant Director and Chaplain/In-Charge, Elementary Department: Rev. Jose Francisco K. Peralta
Principal: Mrs. Fe Bueno Albano
Faculty: 13; Enrolment: 343
Immaculate Conception Academy (F1936), 2906 Batac, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 792-3114
Chaplain: Rev. Manuel R. Lamprea, Jr.
Principal: Sr. Frances Grace Solis, SSps
Faculty: 44
Enrolment:High School: 605
Elementary: 187
Pre-School: 56
St. Elizabeth Elementary School (F1988), 2904 Badoc, Ilocos Norte
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Victor F. Calma
Principal:Mrs. Florida L. Somera
Faculty: 9; Enrolment: 175
St. Gabriel Catholic School (F1998), 2909 Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte
Director and Chaplain: Rev. Ronie Julien Pillos
Faculty: 8; Enrolment: 59

MISCELLANEOUS LISTINGS
Bless ed Arnold Janss en Pastoral Center, Bonifacio Street, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Diocesan Offices Complex, For Seminars and Conferences, Formerly St. William College Building
St. Lorenzo Ruiz Medical-Dental Charity Clinic (F1986), Blessed Arnold Janssen Pastoral Center, Bonifacio Street, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0975
Medical Director: Dr. Myrna Chan
Nursing Staff: Ms. Analyn D. Dipit, Mr. Reno Ramos
Domus Patris (F1995), (Home for Retired/Disabled Priests), Bishop’s Residence Compound, P Gomez Stret, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-1523
Resident Priest: Rev. Jose F. Agustin
Resident Nurse: Mr. Gerald Reno Ramos
DZEA -CMN Laoag Radio Station
(F1991), Evangelization on the Air, Brgy. Nalbo, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0425; 772-0401; 771-7197
Station Manager: Rev. Rock Guy N. Bonoan
Board of Directors: Rev. Antonio Calautit, SVD, Rev. Melchor Palomares, Atty. Nestor Corpuz, Ms. Lina Tan, Ms. Rose Giron, Mr. Francisco Bitagon, Ms. Evelyn Velasco
Chief Technician: Mr. Robert Acidera
Traffic Officer: Ms. Lubelyn Guillermo
Local Act Officer: Ms. Nancy T. Sampiloc
Diocese of Laoag Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Blessed Arnold Janssen Pastoral Center, Bonifacio Stret, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0652
In-charge of Parish-Based Cooperatives: Rev. Pedro A. Acoba
Shrine of Our Lady Cause of Our Joy, La Virjen Milagrosa de Badoc, Canonical Crowning: 1980 – St. John the Baptist Parish, Badoc, Ilocos Norte

Retreat Houses
Shalom Beach Comp lex, Brgy. Puyupuyan, 2917 Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, c/o Bishop’s Residence
Tel.: (077) 770-5210
Office of the Oeconomus
Foyer de Charite (F1986), Mangato, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-0381
Director of the Foyer: Rev. Rock Guy N. Bonoan
La Verna Hermitage, (formerly run by the OFM Capuchins), Brgy. Davila, 2917 Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, c/o Bishop’s Residence
Tel.: (077) 770-5210
Office of the Oeconomus
Madre Nazarena Domus (F1991), Under the FDZ Sisters, Paterno Street, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Tel.: (077) 772-1330
Rogate Oasis (under the FD Z Sisters), Brgy. Navotas, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte

TODAY'S GOSPEL

  • Gospel: Lk 14:1–6 -     One Sabbath Jesus had gone to eat a meal in the house of a leading Pharisee, and he was carefully watched. In front of him was a man suffering from dropsy; so Jesus asked the teachers of the law and the Pharisees, “Is it lawful...