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Roman Catholic Diocese of San Fernando de La Union

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Fernando de La Union (Latin: Dioecesis Ferdinandopolitana ab Unione) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. The diocese was established in 1970 from the Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia.[1]

Diocese of San Fernando de La Unión

Dioecesis Ferdinandopolitana ab Unione

Diyosesis ng San Fernando ng Union
Diócesis de San Fernando de La Unión
Facade of the Saint William the Hermit Cathedral.jpg
Location
CountryPhilippines
TerritoryLa Union
Ecclesiastical provinceLingayen-Dagupan
MetropolitanLingayen-Dagupan
Statistics
Area1,493 km2 (576 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
760,000
654,000 (86.1%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established19 January 1970
CathedralCathedral-Parish of St. William the Hermit
Patron saintSt. William the Hermit
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopDaniel Oca Presto
Metropolitan ArchbishopSocrates B. Villegas
Bishops emeritusRodolfo Fontiveros Beltran
Website
Website of the Diocese

OrdinariesEdit

  • Victorino Cristobal Ligot, DD: 6 Feb. 1970 - 18 Sep. 1980
  • Salvador Lazo Lazo, DD: 20 Jan. 1981 - 28 May 1993
  • Antonio Realubin Tobias, DD: 28 May 1993 - 25 Nov. 2003
  • Artemio Lomboy Rillera, DD: 1 Apr. 2005 - 13 Nov. 2011
  • Rodolfo Fontiveros Beltran, DD: 30 Oct. 2012 – 17 Jun. 2017
  • Daniel O. Presto, DD: 9 May 2018 - present

VicariatesEdit

Vicariate of St. FerdinandEdit

Vicariate of St. Nicholas of TolentineEdit

  • St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish - Balaoan
  • St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish and Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan - Luna
  • Holy Cross Parish - Napaset, Luna
  • Our Lady of Victory Parish - Santol
  • St. Isidore the Farmer Parish - Corro-Oy, Santol
  • St. Christopher Parish - Bangar
  • Holy Family Parish - Sudipen

Vicariate of St. Peter the ApostleEdit

  • Sts. Peter and Paul Parish - Bauang
  • St. Joseph the Worker Parish - Santiago, Bauang
  • St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Parish - Bagulin
  • Our Lady of Fatima Parish - Burgos
  • St. John the Baptist Parish - Caba
  • St. Augustine Parish - Naguilian

Vicariate of St. Francis XavierEdit

  • Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Charity and St. Monica Parish - Agoo
  • Immaculate Conception Parish - Rosario
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Parish - Damortis, Rosario
  • Holy Guardian Angels Parish and Shrine of Nuestra Señora Del Mar Cautiva - Sto. Tomas
  • St. Lucy Parish - Aringay
  • Holy Family Parish - Pugo
  • St. Isidore the Farmer Parish - Tubao

See alsoEdit

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