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Diocese of Alaminos

Dioecesis Alaminensis

Diosis na Alaminos
Diocesis ti Alaminos
Diyosesis ng Alaminos
Coat of arms of the Diocese of Alaminos.svg
Coat of arms
Location
Country Philippines
TerritoryWestern Pangasinan (Agno, Aguilar, Alaminos, Anda, Bani, Bolinao, Bugallon, Burgos, Dasol, Infanta, Labrador, Mabini, Mangatarem, Sual)
Ecclesiastical provinceLingayen-Dagupan
MetropolitanLingayen-Dagupan
HeadquartersAlaminos, Pangasinan
Coordinates16°09′37″N 119°58′49″E / 16.16021700°N 119.98029100°E / 16.16021700; 119.98029100Coordinates: 16°09′37″N 119°58′49″E / 16.16021700°N 119.98029100°E / 16.16021700; 119.98029100
Statistics
Area2,449 km2 (946 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2012)
660,000
545,000 (82.6%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedJanuary 12, 1985 (1985-01-12)
CathedralCathedral-Parish of St. Joseph the Patriarch in Alaminos
Patron saintSt. Joseph the Patriarch
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopSede vacante
Metropolitan ArchbishopSocrates B. Villegas
Apostolic AdministratorMost. Rev. Fidelis Bautista Layog, D.D.
Vicar GeneralRev. Fr. Lain Mayo
Bishops emeritusJesus Aputen Cabrera
Website
www.dioceseofalaminos.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Alaminos (Latin: Dioecesis Alaminensis) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.

The diocese was erected on January 12, 1985, and comprises 14 municipalities in the western part of the province of Pangasinan. The diocese has experience no jurisdictional changes, and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan.

The see became vacant upon the appointment of Bishop Ricardo Lingan Baccay as archbishop of Tuguegarao on October 18, 2019. On January 14, 2020, Pope Francis appointed Fidelis Bautista Layog Auxiliary Bishop of Lingayen-Dagupan as the Apostolic Administrator of the diocese.

Ordinaries

The Clergy of the Diocese of Alaminos with Bishop Baccay at St. Joseph Cathedral Parish
The Clergy of the Diocese of Alaminos with Bishop Baccay at St. Joseph Cathedral Parish
No Name In office Coat of arms
1. Jesus Cabrera (1985-2007)
Coat of arms of Jesus Aputen Cabrera as Bishop of Alaminos.svg
2. Marlo Peralta (2007-2013)
Coat of arms of Marlo Mendoza Peralta as Bishop of Alaminos.svg
3. Ricardo Baccay (2016-2019)
Coat of arms of Ricardo Lingan Baccay as Bishop of Alaminos.svg

See also

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