Diocese of Bangued

Bishop Jaucian

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Bishop Leopoldo Corpuz Jaucian

Bishop's House, 2800 Bangued, Abra, Philippines

+63 74 752-8040

Fax :+63 74 752-8028


Bishop Leopoldo Corpuz Jaucian, SVD, DD was born on July 27, 1960, in Santa, Ilocos Sur. He was ordained a priest on March 12, 1988, and was appointed Bishop of Bangued on Jan. 5, 2007. His episcopal ordination was on March 26, 2007.

Before his appointment the bishop held the post of Provincial Superior, SVD Central Province. Since 2008 Bishop Jaucian is the National Coordinator of Chinese-Filipino Apostolate in the Philippines.

Educational Background

Lalapac Elementary School: Elementary Education
Divine Word College: Secondary Education Urdaneta, Pangasinan
Christ the King Seminary,Q.C: AB Philosophy, Postulancy
Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay: Novitiate
Taiwan, R.O.C: Overseas Training Program
Fu Jen Catholic University Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C: Theology
1984 - 1987
De la Salle University, Manila: MA units in Guidance Counseling

Previous Ministries
St. Joseph the Worker Parish: Assistant Pastor
Chiayi, Taiwan, R.O.C
June 1988 - 1989
Fu Jen Catholic High School: Campus Minister
Chiayi, Taiwan, R.O.C
August 1989 - 1992
St. Jude Catholic School: Campus Minister, Assistant Principal
July 1995-July 2000: Assistant Director
St. Jude Archdiocesan Shrine: Parish Priest, SVD Manila District Superior
August 2000-March 2005
Vicar Forane-Vicariate of San Jose de Trozo
Office of the Provincial Superior: Provincial Superior, SVD Central Province
Philippine Central Province
Catholic Trade Manila
March 2005-January2007
Chinese-Filipino Apostolate: National Coordinator in the Philippines
July 2008 to present

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Artemio Rillera, SVD, DD (1993 - 2005)