A Brief Background
Laguna is predominantly a Catholic province. It is at the southern region of Luzon, 30 KM south of Metro Manila. Its land area is 175, 973 ha. A part of CALABARZON (Region 4A), Laguna is surrounded by four other provinces: Cavite at the west, Batangas at the south, Rizal at the north and Quezon lies at the east.
By 2007, Laguna’s population counts to 2, 473, 530, mostly speak in Filipino and English.
Laguna is divided into 4 Congressional districts. It has 4 cities, 26 municipalities that are made of 674 Barangays.
The whole province of Laguna comprises the Diocese of San Pablo. It remained an integral part of the Diocese of Lipa until November 28, 1966 when Pope Paul VI through the Apostolic Letter Eccleasiarum per ampla dismembered it from Lipa and constituted it into a new diocese. Since its canonical erection in April 18, 1967 up to the present, it remains to be a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Manila.