Diocese of Dipolog

Bishop Manguiran

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Bishop Jose R Manguiran

c/o Bishop's Residence, Sicayab Dipolog City, 7100 Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines

+63 65 212-2817

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Bishop Jose R. Manguiran, DD was born on Aug. 27, 1936 in Carcar, Cebu City. He was ordained a priest on Dec. 27, 1966. Pope John Paul II appointed him Second Bishop of Dipolog on May 27, 1987. He was ordained bishop on Aug. 19, 1987. His installation took place on Sept. 9, 1987.

Currently, he serves as vice chairman of CBCP Episcopal Commission on Culture (ECC) and member of Episcopal Commission on Health Care (ECHC).

Bishop Manguiran speaks English, Tagalog and Cebuano.

* Elementary
Malaybalay Central School-Malaybalay
* High School
San Isidro High School
* Malaybalay, Bukidnon College
San Jose de Mindanao
Cagayan de Oro
* Theology
San Carlos Seminary
Makati, Metro Manila

* 1967- Assistant Parish Priest, Alubijid, Misamis Oriental
* 1968-1969- Assistant Parish Priest, Balingasag, Misamis Oriental
* 1970-1973- Parish Priest, Maramag, Bukidnon
* 1974-1977- Parish Priest, Valencia, Bukidnon
* 1978-1985- Director, Pope John XXIII, College Seminary, Malaybalay
* 1979- Vicar General, Malaybalay
* 1986- Parish Priest, Mailag, Bukidnon
* 1987
* Parish Priest, Valencia, Bukidnon
* Bishop of Dipolog, Zamboanga del Norte

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Felix Sanchez Zafra (July 31, 1967 to Oct. 20, 1986)

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