Archdiocese of Jaro

Archbishop N. Lagdameo

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Archbishop Angel N. Lagdameo

Archbishop's Residence 5000 Jaro, Iloilo City, Philippines P.O. Box 209, Iloilo City

+63 33 329-4442

Fax :+63 33 329-3197

abpjaro@yahoo.com

Archbishop Angel N. Lagdameo, DD, was born on August 2, 1940, in Lucban, Quezon. He was ordained a priest on Dec. 19, 1964. Pope John Paul II appointed him Titular Bishop of Oreto and Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu on June 19, 1980. He was ordained bishop on Aug. 12, 1980. On Jan. 31, 1986, he was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Dumaguete and succeeded on May 30, 1989. He was installed as second Bishop of Dumaguete on August 2, 1989. On March 11, 2000 he was appointed Archbishop of Jaro. His installation took place on May 9, 2000.

Concurrently the bishop serves as National Spiritual Director of Bukas Loob sa Diyos Community, Mother Butler Guild and World Apostolate of Fatima.
EDUCATION
* Minor
San Jose Seminary
* 1954 Philosophy
San Jose Seminary
* Theology
San Jose Seminary
1965
* San Jose Seminary
Bachelor of Arts
MINISTRY
* 1965- Asst. Pastor, Unisan, Quezon
* 1965-1972- Professor & Prefect of Discipline, Mt. Carmel Seminary, Sariaya, Quezon
* 1967-1972
* Professor & Prefect of Discipline, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Seminary
* Director of Mass Media
* Secretary & Vice-Chancellor of Lucena
* 1968-1980- Treasurer, Priests' Retirement Insurance System, Diocese of Lucena
* 1969-1976- Vice-Chancellor, Diocese of Lucena
* 1970-1979- Concurrently Spiritual Director of the order of Franciscan Seculars
* 1972-1979- Vice-Rector & Procurator, St. Alphonsus School of Theology
* 1978-1979- Chaplain, Carmel Monastery, Lucena City
* 1978-1980- Member, Preparatory & Steering Committee, First Diocesan Synod of Lucena
* Chairman, Synodal Commission on Presbyteral Community
* 1979-1980
* Spiritual Director and Procurator, St. Alphonsus School of Theology
* Protonotary, First Diocesan Synod of Lucena
* 1980- Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu
* 1984-1986- Secretary General, Fourth Diocesan Synod of Cebu
* 1986- Appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Dumaguete
* 1989- Recognized as Bishop of Dumaguete

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop Alberto J. Piamonte (1986-1998)
  • Archbishop Artemio G. Casas (1974-1985)
  • Archbishop Jaime L. Sin (1972-1974)
  • Archbishop Jose Ma. Cuenco, D.D. (1945-1972)
  • Bishop James P. McCloskey (1920-1945)
  • Bishop Maurice Foley (1916-1919)
  • Bishop Dennis Dougherty (1908-1916)
  • Bishop Frederick L. Rooker (1903-1907)
  • Bishop Andres Ferrero, OAR (1898-1903)
  • Bishop Leandro Arrue, OAR (1885 -1897)
  • Bishop Mariano Cuartero, OP (1868-1884)