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His Excellency
Bishop of Masbate
Bishop's Residence, Masbate, 5400 Masbate
Tel./Faz (056) 333-2202




Birth: January 29, 1954
Place of Birth: Milaor, Camarines Sur
Sacerdotal Ordination: October 18, 1978
Episcopal Ordination: March 25, 1998 - St. Gregory the Great Cathedral


    * Grade School
      St. Peter's Academy
    * Polangui, Albay, 1959-1965 High School
      St. Gregory the Great Seminary
      Panal, Tabaco, Albay, 1966-1970
    * CollegeVianney Hall (Formation Residence)
      Cathedral Rectory, Legazpi City, 1970-1975
    * Divine Word College (Studies)
      Legazpi City
    * TheologateTahanan ng Mabuting Pastol (Formation Residence)
      Tagaytay City
    * Divine Word Seminary (Studies)
      Tagaytay City, 1975-1979
    * Further Studies:Duquesne University
      Pittsburg, PA, USA, 1983-1985
      Earning an MA Degree in Formative Spirituality


    * 1979-1983- Professor-Spiritual Director, St. Gregory the Great Seminary Panal, Tabaco, Albay
    * 1985-1988- Spiritual Director, Holy Rosary Major Seminary Concepcion Heights, Naga City
    * 1988-1990- Assistant Secretary General, CBCP, Intramuros, Manila
    * 1991-1995- Secretary to the Nuncio, Apostolic Nunciature, Taft Avenue, Manila
    * June 24, 1994- Investiture as Monsignor (Papal Chaplain)
    * 1995
          * Pastor, St. Vincent Ferrer Parish, Bigaa, Legazpi City
          * Diocesan Family Life Commission Director, Diocese of Legazpi
          * Bethlehem Inter-Diocesan Pastoral Center Director, Sogod, Bacacay, Albay
          * Diocesan BEC Commission Chairman, Diocese of Legazpi

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