Cl. Ian Paul Empig is ordained deacon by the Bishop of Balanga-Bataan Most Rev. Ruperto Santos, DD at the Santuaty of St. Paul, SAV, Makati City on December 12, 2011.
Cl. Empig hails from Igbaras, Iloilo and finished his Philosophy and Mass Communication Courses (2003) at the St Paul Seminary Foundation, Inc., Silang, Cavite and obtained his degree in Theology at the Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila, Quezon City (2010). Presently he assists Fr. Ramil Tapang, SSP in Vocation Promotions even as writes for The Youngster Magazine, the leading youth oriented magazine in the Philippines.
Recently, Cl. Ian Paul Empig made his pertual profession in front of the Provincial Superior Rev. Fr. Jose S. Aripio, SSP at St. Paul Seminary Chapel, Silang-Cavite, on November 6, 2011.