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His Eminence,


9th Obispo Maximo, 1993 – 1999

Born: 9 August 1936, Guimba, Nueva Ecija
Parents: Felipe Curpoz Ramento and Margarita Bermudez Baldovino
Married to Celerina V. Mendoza of Hermosa, Bataan, May 4, 1963
Children: Alberto II (Aldos); Aleli; Alberto III (Altres); Liezel
(Three grand uncles were IFI pioneer priests: Reb. Padres Adriano
Mendoza, Anastacio Curpoz and Luis Curpoz)

Bachelor of Theology (BTh.), SATS, 1958
Master of Divinity (MDiv.), SATS, 1990
Doctor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, New York, USA

Diaconate: 8 April 1958, Maria Clara Christ Church, Manila
Priesthood: 28 April 1958, Maria Clara Christ Church, Manila
Assistant Parish Priest: Parish of La Purisima Concepcion, Malabon,
Rizal, June-August 1958
Parish Priest, Parish of St. Anthony de Padua, San Antonio, Cavite City,
Episcopate: 9 May 1969, National Cathedral, Manila
Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Cavite, 1969-1970
Diocesan Bishop: Diocese of Cavite, 1969-1993
OIC Bishop, Diocese of Western Pangasinan, 2000-2002
Diocesan Bishop, Diocese of Tarlac, 1999-2006
Elected Obispo Maximo: May 1993, Trinity College, Quezon City
President, Supreme Council of Bishops (SCB), 2005-2006

Ecumenical Involvement:
Member, Executive Commission, National Council of Churches in the
Philippines (NCCP)
Co-Chair, Ecumenical Bishop’s Forum (EBF)
Member, Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons
Member, National Social Action Commission (NASAC)
Third Party Depository on the GRP-NDF Peace Talks
Convenor, Pilgrims for Peace
Co-Chairman, Philippine Peace Center
Initiator, Peace for Life
Founding Convenor, Movement of Concerned Citizens for Civil Liberties
Provincial Chairman, KARAPATAN-Tarlac
Awardee, Outstanding Son of Cavite, 2004
Judge, International People’s Court, 2005
Host, International Solidarity Mission
Host, Pastoral Ecumenical Delegation Visit of the World Council of
Churches (WCC) and NCCP, 2005
Member, Presidium, Citizen’s Congress for Truth and Accountability
(CCTA), 2005
Chairperson, Workers Assistance Center, Inc., Cavite, 2006
Board Member, Workers Alliance of Cavite, 2006