As early as 1942, Barrio Niing, Tiaong was a prospective parish, During the Japanese occupation, Bishop Verzosa sent FR. Ambrocio Castillo to minister to the people there, especially during the feast of St. Joseph. In the neighboring barrio of Buliran, other priest such as Fr. Esperidion Magundayao, Fr. Jose Cuevas and Fr. Armando Palma said Mass at the barrio chapel. In 1944, Bishop Verzosa declared Niing as a parish church was transferred to Buliran. On account of this, 1952 was recorded as the year of the formal establishment of the parish and it was named in honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Fr. Cuevas prepared the site and materials for the church. Fr. Palma actually began the construction and completed the church and convent. He was assisted by generous lay persons in motivating the parishioners to support the project. Fr. Juanito Abueva was pastor of San Antonio from 1962 to 1983. With the help of lay leaders, Fr. Romulo Obviar Barangay Pastoral Council. Under the curacy of Fr. Alberto Aller, Pastoral Lay Workers furthered the work of evangelization. Through the Bibliarasal, the Kristyanong Kapitbahayan (KRISKA) was promoted. Other curates of San Antonio were Fr. Philip, Pasupil, Fr. Ruel Abuel and Fr. Pedro Obon.