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Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo

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Most Reverend Jose Colin Mendoza Bagaforo

The Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cotabato

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ordained Priest on March 25, 1980

Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Ordained Bishop on April 25, 2006
Feast of St. Mark, the Evangelist

 
PERSONAL DATA

Birth Date : 30 January 1954

Birth Place : Cotabato City
Gender : Male

Citizenship : Filipino

Email add : raindrops3020@yahoo.com

 
EDUCATION

POST GRADUATE:

• Master of Arts in Religious Studies 1992
Ateneo De Davao University
Davao City

• Weston School of Theology 1989 – 1991
Jesuits International School of Theological Studies
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

• Master of Arts in Educational Management, 1989
Major in Planning & Development
Xavier University
Cagayan de Oro City

• Master of Arts in Theology 1980
St. Francis Major Seminary
Davao City

TERTIARY:
• Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy 1976
Notre Dame University
Cotabato City

SECONDARY:
• Notre Dame Diocesan Seminary 1970
Rebuken, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao

ELEMENTARY:
• P.C. Hill Elementary School 1966
Cotabato City

 

SERVICE RECORDS

ARCHDIOCESE OF COTABATO:

• Auxiliary Bishop 2006 to present
• Vicar General 2004 to present
• Finance Officer 2010-2014
2001-2003
• Curia Moderator 2006 to present
• Executive Director, Notre Dame Foundation for
Charitable Activities, Inc.-Housing Program 2001-2007
• Executive Coordinator, Archdiocesan Pastoral Program 1994
• Administrator, Notre Dame Foundation, Tacurong Branch 1983-1985

 

ARCHDIOCESAN BOARDS & COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP (CHAIRMAN):

• Board of Consultors
• Board on Pastoral Programs
• Archdiocesan Finance Council
• Notre Dame Foundation For Charitable Activities, Inc.
• Archdiocesan Notre Dame Schools Board of Trustees
• Notre Dame Archdiocesan Seminary Board of Trustees

 

CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF THE PHILIPPINES:

• Vice-Chairman, Episcopal Commission on Health Care 2008-2011
• Member, Executive Committee, Bishops-Businessmen’s
Conference for Human Development 2010 to present
• Member, Episcopal Commission on Vocation 2006-2008
• Member, Episcopal Commission on Cultural Heritage

 

 

WORK ASSIGNMENTS AS SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR:

• Archdiocesan Notre Dame Schools of Cotabato
Cathedral Compound, Cotabato City and
Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat
Director/Superintendent 2008
1982-1990

• Notre Dame of Tacurong College
Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat
President 2002-2007

• Notre Dame Educational Association
Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat (formerly in Cotabato City
Vice President 1989-1990
Chair, High School Commission 1986-1989
Board Member 1982-1989

• Notre Dame Archdiocesan Seminary
Rebuken, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao
Assistant Rector 1986-1987

 
WORK ASSIGNMENTS AS PRIEST:

• Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish
Rosary Heights, Cotabato City
Parish Priest 2009-2012
• Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish
Parang, Maguindanao
Parish Priest 1999-2001

• Nuestra Sra. Dela Candelaria Parish
Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat
Parish Priest 1997-1999
Associate Pastor 1980-1982

• Diocesan Clergy of Cotabato
President 1997-1999
1992-1996

• Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish
Quezon Avenue, Cotabato City
Parish Priest 1991-1997

 
OTHER ORGANIZATIONAL AFFILIATIONS

• Mindanao Development Authority
Appointed Board Member Mar. 8, 2010 to
Mar. 2011

• Government Negotiating Panel for Peace Agreement
with MILF Member 2000-2001

• Government Negotiating Panel for Peace Agreement
with Southern Armed Groups, Consultant 1999-2000

• Diocesan Clergy of Mindanao – Association of all
Diocesan Priests in Mindanao
Past President 1994-1998

• Bahay Maria – House for the Aged and the Sick
Founder 1994

• KASAMAH – Kaakbay ng Simbayanan Para sa Maayos
Halalan (Election Watchdog for Region 12 & ARMM)
Founding Chairman 1994

• Kalikasan Inc. – Environmental Advocacy Organization
Founding Chairman 1992-1995

• National Mediation & Conciliation Board
Accredited Voluntary Arbitrator 1987-2006

• Sultan React – VHF Radio Enthusiast & Volunteer
Founder and Director 1986