Armando Magtalas Balajadia was baptized on July 5, 1970 at San Gabriel Roman Catholic Church located at Araneta Avenue, Caloocan, Rizal, Philippines. His godparents are Ramon Aquino Vargas and Herminia Darlucio Balajadia. Both are from Caloocan, Rizal also. Ramon Aquino Vargas is a second cousin of his father, Alfredo Darlucio Balajadia and Herminia Darlucio Balajadia is a sister of his father.
Armando was baptized by Rev. Father Pacifico Maria Mendoza, a parish priest of San Gabriel Roman Catholic Church. He signed the baptismal certificate together with his godparents. After the baptism, they had a simple reception at Balajadia's residence located at 188 Samson Road, Caloocan, Rizal.