His Excellency
MOST REV. CHARLES VAN DEN OUWELANT, MSC, D.D.
Bishop Emeritus of Surigao
Bishop's Residence
P.O. Box 54, 8600 Butuan City
Tel. (085) 342-6346    Fax 815-9441

 

 

He was ordained to the priesthood in his native Holland on August 10, 1936.  He was Vicar General of the Diocese of Surigao from 1945 to 1953, and was ordained bishop on June 21, 1955.  He founded a seminary in 1957, and a religious congregation for sisters in 1958.  He retired in March, 1993, then served as a parish priest in Tibungco, Davao City.

 

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