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His Excellency
Bishop of Legazpi
Bishop's Residence, 4500 Legazpi City
Tels. (052)214-4321/481-2178   Fax (052)245-5067




Birth: March 9, 1929
Place of Birth: Virac, Catanduanes
Sacerdotal Ordination: March 17, 1956 Legazpi City
Episcopal Ordination: August 28, 1974


    * Elementary
    * Virac, Catanduanes and Bacacay, Albay High School
      Holy Rosary Minor Seminary
    * Naga City Philosophy & Theology
      Holy Rosary Major Seminary
    * Naga City Bachelor of Philosophy (Civil)
      UST, Manila
    * Bachelor of Science in Education
      UST, Manila
    * Master's Degree in Education
      Fordham University
      New York, USA


    * 1956-1958- Parochial Vicar, Ligao, Albay
    * 1960-1961- Principal, St. Benedict Academy, Guinobatan, Albay
    * 1961-1968- Principal & Vice Rector, St. Gregory the Great Seminary, Diocese of Legazpi
    * 1968-1969- Parochial Vicar, Holy Innocents Parish Church, New York, USA
    * 1969-1971- Parochial Vicar, St. Michael's Parish Church, Bayonne City, New Jersey
    * 1971-1972
          * National Director, Student Catholic Action of the Philippines
          * Asst. National Director, Catholic Action of the Philippines
          * Secretary, CBCP Episcopal Commission on Lay Apostolate
    * 1972-1974- Secretary General, Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)
    * 1977-1985
          * Chairman, CBCP Episcopal Commission on Youth Apostolate
          * Member, CBCP Public Affairs Committee
          * Member, Luzon Social Action Board of Directors
          * Member, CBCP Permanent Council

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