Circular: Death of Fr. Paul N. Labordo


To: All Priests, Deacons, Religious and Faithful in the Archdiocese of Caceres
Re: Death of Rev. Fr. Paul N. Labordo
Number 0040 – Series of 2015

“I lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me feel safe and secure.”
With trust in God’s promise we inform you of the passing away of + REV. FR. PAUL N. LABORDO. He died at 3:00 in the morning, November 11, 2015 (Wednesday) at the Universidad de Sta. Isabel Health Services Department (Mother Seton Hospital), Naga City, due to Acute Coronary Syndrome at the age of forty one years old.

+ Fr. Labordo was born to Mr. Pablo Labordo and Teodora Nazarea on November 9, 1974 in Quezon City. He took his Elementary Education at Buhi North Central School, Buhi, Camarines Sur and his Secondary Studies at St. Bridget School, Buhi, Camarines Sur. He finished his Philosophical and Theological Studies at Holy Rosary Major Seminary, Naga City.
He was ordained priest on May 3, 2001 at the Parish of St. Francis of Assisi, Buhi, Camarines Sur.

Among his ecclesiastical and pastoral assignments were as follows:

Designation Office/Place of Assignment Date
Parochial Vicar St. Raphael the Archangel, Pili, Cam. Sur March 19, 2001
Professor/Formator Holy Rosary Minor Seminary, Naga City April 28, 2003
Parochial Vicar St. John the Baptist, Goa, Cam. Sur Nov. 26, 2006
Parochial Vicar Our Lady of La Porteria, Calabanga, Cam. Sur June 16, 2010
Parish Priest St. Peregrine Laziosi Parish, Sto, Domingo, Calabanga,Cam. Sur Dec. 15, 2011

His remains lie and state at their residence in Barangay Sta. Elena, Buhi, Camarines Sur.

On November 16, 2015 (Monday) at 11:00 in the morning, his mortal remains will be transferred at the Good Shepherd Chapel of the Holy Rosary Major Seminary, Concepcion Pequeña, Naga City. Funeral Mass will be held on November 18, 2015 (Wednesday) at 2:00 in the afternoon at the same chapel. Interment will follow at the Resurrection Garden of the Holy Rosary Major Seminary, Concepcion Pequeña, Naga City. 

May the soul of +Fr. Labordo, through the prayers and Holy Masses Your Reverences will offer with the faithful, rejoice forever in the vision of the Lord whom he has faithfully given himself for the service of the Church.

Given at the Chancery, Pilgrim City of Naga, Republic of the Philippines, this 11th day of November in the Year of our Lord, 2015.

In Christ,


Archbishop of Caceres