Critical in the interpretation and implementation of Parish Statute is an understanding and appreciation of an organization as a System. The Archdiocese of Palo is the Macro System to where Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (Focal System) as well as dioceses and other parishes in the territorial coverage of the archdiocese belong.
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish presently comprises of Barangays Caibaan and Calanipawan, Imelda Village, and Phases 1, 2, 2b, 3, 4, 4 Extension, 5, and 6 of the V & G Subdivision. The Parish likewise belongs to a Vicariate which is composed of all parishes in Tacloban and the Parish in Babatngon, Leyte
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish has linkages with other Parishes and collaborate with government agencies, non-government organizations and health facilities in the implementation of its ministries and religious activities. Notably, the Neo-Catechumenal Community of the Parish has extended its evangelization work to the Diocese of Maasin which is a suffragan of the Metropolitan Province of Cebu
Vision and Mission
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish envisions “A Community of Christ’s Disciples Imbued with Marian Spirit”. In order to realize this vision the parish values are articulated in our mission. As Christ’s disciples we commit ourselves to listen, live and share the word of God and the teachings of the Church through, a prayerful community life, a proper and meaningful celebration of the liturgy and the sacraments, building and sustaining a Christian family life, and, a unified and effective evangelization of the lay faithful. As a community imbued with Marian Spirit, we commit ourselves to emulate the virtues of humility, obedience, and charity through active involvement in pastoral care, social services and other parish activities, shared talents, abilities and temporal goods, and proper attire and decorum in the participation of liturgical services.