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His Excellency
MOST REV. ARTEMIO L. RILLERA, SVD, D.D.
Bishop of Bangued
Bishop's Residence, Bangued, 2800 Abra
Tel. (074)752-8040  Fax (074)752-8028
e-mail: 
rcbbabra@mozcom.com

 PERSONAL

Birthdate: May 1, 1942
Place of Birth: Cabaritan Norte, Naguilian, La Union
Sacerdotal Ordination: November 28, 1970 – Rizal Park, Manila
                                    By: Pope Paul VI
Episcopal Ordination: August 28, 1993
                                    By: Archbishop Vincenzo Moreni, DD
                                                Apostolic Nuncio

EDUCATION

  • Elementary: Cabaritan Elementary School, Naguilian, La Union
  • High School: Naguilian Academy, Naguilian, La Union
  • College/Theology: Christ the King Mission Seminary, Quezon City
  • Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City

MINISTRIES

  • 1971 – 1982 – He was assigned to some parishes in the Diocese of Bangued
  • 1979 – 1982 – Provincial Superior, SVD Abra-Cagayan Province
  • 1982 – 1987 - Provincial Superior, SVD Northern Province
  • 1988 – 1989 – Acting Rector, Divine Word Formation Center, Urdaneta, Pangasinan
  • 1989 – 1993 – Parish Priest, St. Lawrence Parish, Bangui, Ilocos Norte
  • June 28, 1993 – Appointed Bishop for the Diocese of Bangued, by Pope John Paul II
  • November 28, 1993 – Ordained and Installed Bishop of Bangued
  • April 2, 2005 – Appointed Bishop for the Diocese of San Fernando de La Union, by Pope John Paul II
  • June 14, 2005 – Installed Bishop of San Fernando de La Union

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