Diocese of Libmanan

Bishop Rojas Jr.

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Bishop Jose R. Rojas Jr.

Bishop's Residence, 200 Station Church Site Libmanan, 4407 Camarines Sur, Philippines

+63 54 451-2875

Fax :+63 54 451-2876


Bishop Jose R. Rojas Jr., D.D. was born on Aug. 18, 1956, in Cebu City. He was ordained a priest on March 29, 1981, and was appointed auxiliary bishop of Caceres on July 25, 2005. His episcopal ordination was on Sept. 15, 2005. On May 19, 2008, he was appointed prelate of Libmanan. He was installed prelate of Libmanan on July 2, 2008. On March 25, 2009, he was installed Bishop of Libmanan after the Territorial Prelature of Libmanan was elevated to a diocese on the same day.
Bishop Jose holds a Bachelor's degree of Sacred Theology from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila (1980) and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the same university (1982). The bishop holds further a Ph. D. in Religious Studies and a doctorate in Sacred Theology both from the Katholeke Universiteit Leuven (1987).

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Prospero N. Arellano, D.D (1989-2008)