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Diocese of Bangued

Activities and Organizations

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Apostleship of Prayer:
    Diocesan President: Mrs. Lolita Borjal
    Spiritual Director: Father Nilo S. Peig, JCD
  • Catholic Women's League:
    Diocesan President: Mrs. Leanida Balbin
    Spiritual Director: Father Nilo S. Peig, JCD
  • Diocesan Council of the Laity:
    President: Mr. Philip Tingonong
    Spiritual Director: Father Ruben P. Valdez
  • Knights of Columbus:
    District Deputies:
    B41: Engr. Romulo Bona
    B42: Mr. Robert Bonbon
    B43: Mr. Rodolfo Santiago
    Spiritual Director: Father Ruben P. Valdez
  • Legion of Mary Curia President: Mrs. Nonila Briosos:
    Spiritual Director: Father Emilio C. Cortez, Jr.

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Kindergarten:
    2
  • Kindergarten - Students:
    199
  • Post-Graduate:
    1
  • Post-Graduate - Students:
    38
  • College:
    1
  • College - Students:
    1398
  • Primary Schools:
    3
  • Primary Schools - Students:
    1596
  • Secondary Schools:
    18
  • Secondary Schools - Students:
    5512

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Family apostolate:
    1
  • Socio-economic centers:
    1

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Biblical Apostolate:
    Director: Father Devasagayam Savariyappan, SVD
  • Catechetical Apostolate:
    Coordinator: Sr. Margarita Angupa, SIHM
  • Commission on Christian Formation (CFC):
    Head: Father Floro B. Bautista
  • Commission on Worship and Liturgy:
    Head: Father Antonio B. Ruyan
  • Department for Lay Ministers and Pastoral Leaders:
    Chair: Father Roderick V. Ardaniel
  • Diocesan Social Apostolate Commission (DSAC):
    Chair: Father Renato M. Amasi
  • Family and Life Apostolate:
    Chair: Father Emilio C. Cortez, Jr.
  • Justice and Peace Department:
    Chair: Father Renat
  • Lay Apostolate:
    Director: Father Ruben P. Valdez
  • Mass Media Apostolate:
    Director: Father Carmelo P. Gonzales
  • Migrants Apostolate:
    Priest-in-Charge: Father Alvin B. Aberio
  • Mission Promotion Office:
    Director: Father Conradus Haribaik, SVD
  • Office for Basic Ecclesial Communities:
    Director: Father Jay U. Solmerano
  • Social Development Center:
    Chair: Miss Pura Sumangil
  • Vocation Promotion Office:
    Director: Father Leonardo A. Tuba?a

Social Communications

  • In-charge: Father Carmelo P. Gonzales:
    Address: Blessed Arnold Janssen Communication Center
    Zamora cor. Rizal St., Bangued, 2800 Abra, Philippines
    Phone: +63 (74) 752-8438, 752-8439
    Email: [email protected]

Social Communications

  • Mass Media Apostolate:
    A. Radio
    Radio DZPA-AM, Founded 1970
    Radio DWWM-FM, Founded 1986
    Address: Blessed Arnold Janssen Communication Center
    Zamora cor. Rizal St., Bangued, 2800 Abra, Philippines
    Phone: +63 (74) 752-8438, 752-8439
    Email: [email protected]
    Director: Father Carmelo P. Gonzales
    Station Manager: Miss Merla Ruiz

    B. Newspaper
    Abra Today, Founded 1989
    Address: Blessed Arnold Janssen Communication Center
    Zamora cor. Rizal St., Bangued 2800 Abra, Philippines
    Phone: +63 (74) 752-8374
    Email: [email protected]
    Editor-in-Chief: Father Carmelo P. Gonzales
    Associate Editor: Father Jay U. Solmerano

Social Communications

  • The diocese has a Catholic weekly
  • There are two radio stations:
    1 AM, 1 FM
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