Antonieto D. Cabajog

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Antonieto Cabajog
Denomination   Roman Catholic
Senior posting
See   Diocese of Surigao
Title   Bishop of Surigao
Period in office   2001 — present
Predecessor   Miguel C. Cinches, S.V.D
Successor   incumbent
Religious career
Priestly ordination   9 April 1981
Previous post   Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu
Personal
Date of birth   May 10, 1956 (age 51)
Place of birth   Flag of the PhilippinesCebu City, Cebu, Philippines

His Excellency, Most Reverend Antonieto Dumagan Cabajog, D.D. (born May 10, 1956), more popularly known as Bishop Yiet or Monsignor Yiet, is a Filipino Roman Catholic bishop from Bohol, Philippines who is currently the Bishop of the Diocese of Surigao.

He was ordained to the priesthood on April 9, 1981 at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Loay, Bohol. His Episcopal Ordination was on March 16, 1999 at the age of 43 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph the Worker in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines. [1]

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Biography

Early life

Monsignor Antonieto Cabajog was born on May 10, 1956 in Cebu City, Province of Cebu, Philippines to Fortunato "Tantoy" Cabajog of Botoc, Loay, Bohol and Agripina "Fannie" Dumagan of neighboring Santa Felomina, Alburquerque, Bohol. He has one sister, Madelon Cabajog Blanes, now married to Chris Blanes, and is a doctor of medicine by profession. Both children grew up in Botoc, Loay, Bohol.

Bishop Yiet attended the Botoc Oriental Primary School in Botoc Oriental, Loay, Bohol for his primary education from 1963-1967. Then, he acquired the rest of his elementary education from the College of the Holy Spirit, now Holy Spirit School of Tagbilaran, Tagbilaran City (1967-1969). For High School, he proceeded to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary in Taloto District, Tagbilaran City (1969-1973). He earned a degree in Philosophy from the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Sto. Tomas along España in Sampaloc, Manila (1973-1977). His degree in Theology was earned from the Faculty of Theology of the University of Sto. Tomas in Espana, Sampaloc, Manila (1977-1980). He also proceeded to acquire a degree in Canon Law from the Faculty of Canon Law of the University of Sto. Tomas in España, Sampaloc, Manila (1980-1981). He also took up Canon Law from the Faculty of Canon Law at the Universita di Sto. Tommaso (Angelicum) in Rome, Italy from 1983-1986.

Degrees

Bishop Yiet's scholastic record include degrees in Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) from Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sto. Tomas (Manila); Bachelor of Philosophy (Ph.B.), Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sto. Tomas (Manila); Licentiate in Philosophy (Ph.L.), Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sto. Tomas (Manila); Bachelor of Theology (S.T.B), Faculty of Theology, University of Sto. Tomas (Manila); Licentiate in Canon Law (J.C.B.), Faculty of Canon Law, University of Sto. Tomas (Manila); and a Doctorate Cycle in Canon Law, Universita di Sto. Tommaso (Angelicum), Rome, Italy .

Ministry

Msgr. Yiet Cabajog with cousin Fr. Eugene D. Tungol
The consecration during the Tungol wedding in Illinois
Bishop Cabajog at the Tungol wedding in Illinois
  • 1981-1983 Spiritual Director, Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary (College Dept.), Tagbilaran City
  • Professor, Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary, (College/High School), Tagbilaran City
  • 1986-1990 Secretary to the Bishop
  • Chaplain, Mother Butler Mission Guild
  • 1987-1988 Diocesan Economus
  • 1987-1990 Member, Diocesan Economic Council
  • 1988-1990 Diocesan Chancellor
  • Member, Board of Consultors
  • Chaplain, Cursillo de Cristianidad
  • 1989-1990 Associate Judicial Vicar, Diocesan Tribunal
  • 1990-1993 CBCP Assistant Treasurer
  • 1990-1994 CBCP Assistant Secretary General
  • Defender of the Bond, National Appellate Matrimonial Tribunal
  • 1991-1994 Professor, UST Faculty of Canon Law
  • 1992-1994 Member, CBCP Budget & Finance Office
  • 1993 Judge, National Appellate Matrimonial Tribunal
  • Member, Nat'l. Permanent Committee for Int'l. Eucharistic Congresses
  • Member, Canon Law Society of the Philippines
  • 1993-1994 CBCP Acting Treasurer
  • 1994 Judicial Vicar, Diocesan Tribunal
  • Diocesan Economus
  • Chaplain, Mother Butler Mission Guild
  • 1994-1996 Corporate Secretary, Bohol Heritage Foundation
  • Member, Diocesan Personnel Board
  • Spiritual Director, Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary (College Dept.)
  • Diocesan Chancellor
  • Chaplain, Cursillo de Cristianidad
  • 1996-1997 Parish Priest, St. Augustine Parish, Panglao, Bohol
  • 1997-1999 Parish Priest, Cathedral of St. Joseph the Worker, Tagbilaran City
  • January 13, 1999 Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu
  • July 24, 2001 Appointed Bishop of Surigao

References

  1. ^ Most Rev. Antonieto Cabajog CBCP On-line. Retrieved 23 February 2007.

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