2016-10-01 10:07:00

New Bishop appointed in the Philippines

The Holy Father has accepted the resignation presented by Monsignor Carlito J. Cenzon C.I.C.M. from the pastoral governance of the diocese of Baguio (Philippines), and has appointed Msgr. Victor B. Bendico, from the clergy of the Archdiocese of Capiz, until now parish priest of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, in Roxas City.  

Msgr. Victor B. Bendico was born in Roxas City, January 22, 1960. He completed his philosophical and theological studies at the University of Santo Tomas Central Seminary in Manila. From 1996 to 2000 he studied in Rome at the Pontifical Institute of St. Anselm, receiving his Doctorate in Sacred Liturgy. He was ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Capiz, on April 14, 1984.

As an ordained priest he was: Spiritual Director of St. Pius X Seminary, Roxas City (1984-1988); Vicar at St. Theresa parish of Roxas City (1992-1995); Rector at St. Maria Mater et Regina seminarium maius, (Saint Mary, Mother and Queen, Major Seminary) Roxas City and pastor of St. Isidore parish, Pontevedra, Capiz (2000-2006); Pastor of St. Laurence parish, Panit-an, Pontevedra, Capiz (2006-2011). Currently he is pastor of the parish of Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Roxas City; Member of the Commission for Clergy and the one for liturgy; Member of the Council and the Senate of the clergy; Member of the Council of the ‘Colegio de la Purisima Concepción’ (College of the Immaculate Conception) in Roxas City.

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