OUR BISHOPS

COUNCIL OF OLD ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS – DETROIT, 1982

Most Reverend Joseph A. Vellone, Metropolitan Archbishop – (Bio coming soon)

Most Reverend Ivan A. Castañeda, Coadjutor

Born:  16 July, 1954 in Managua, Nicaragua.

Education

  • C.A.S.: Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA (2005)
  • B.S.A: Everglades University, Everglades FL, (2009)

Ordained

19 June, 2013 for the Metropolitan Archdiocese of California.

Assignments

  • Auxiliary Bishop, NAORCC Utrecht Succession, Archdiocese of California (2017-Present);
  • Bishop and Vicar Apostolic General, Provinces of Nicaragua and Central America (2017-Present);
  • Parish Priest, Jesus El Buen Pastor Food Ministry, San Francisco, CA (2015-2018);
  • Founder, Jesus El Buen Pastor, Radio Ministry, KIQI San Francisco, CA (2013-2017);
  • Rector, Jesus El Buen Pastor Old Roman Catholic Church, San Bruno, CA (2013-Present);
  • Volunteer Priest, San Francisco Night Ministry, San Francisco, CA; 2011-2015;
  • Chaplain, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 2002-2016;
  • Radio Host, La Mission de Jesus, KIQI San Francisco, CA (2000-2014);
  • Volunteer Priest, La Misión de Jesus, San Leandro, CA (2000-2014);
  • Volunteer Medical Missionary, La Misión de Jesus, San Leandro, CA (2000-2014).

Consecration

4 October, 2017–by Arzobispo Joseph A. Vellone, principal consecrator

Most Reverend Fermín Rosas García

Born:  11 de Octubre de 1962 en Progreso Industrial, Estado de México.   

Education

  • B.Phil.: Colegio Seráfico Antoniano Cholula, Puebla Mexico, 1979
  • M.TH: Universidad Intercontinental, Estado de Mexico, 1983

Ordained
10 Febrero, 2002 Most Reverend Richard S. Halladay

Assignments

2002 – 2004 – Vicar, San Rafael Arcángel, Highland Park, California.                                         

2004 -2006 – Vicar, Sagrada Familia, CA                                                                                   

2006 -2007 – Pastor, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe

Consecration

30 Abril del 2016–by Arzobispo José M. Díaz Rodríguez, principal consecrator

  • 30 Abril del 2016 to present – Appointed Bishop of the Diocese of San Miguel Arcangel, Archdiocese of California, NAORCC, Utrecht Succession

Most Reverend José M. Madanguit, MCIJ, DD

Bishop Diocese of the Infant Jesus, Archdiocese of California, NAORCC

Born:  April 16, 1954 in Balilihan, Bohol, Philippines                                                                    

Education

  • B.Phil.: Notre Dame of Marbel University, Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines
  • B.TH: San Jose Major Seminary, Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City

Ordained
March 28, 1979 by the Most Reverend Reginald Arliss, CP, DD, Prelate of Marbel, Philippines

Assignments

1979 – 1981 – Assistant Parish Priest of Sta. Teresita Parish, Tupi, South Cotabato, Philippines.

1981 – 1983 – Parish Priest of Sta. Teresita Parish, Tupi, South Cotabato, Philippines           

1983 – 1986 – Seminary Rector of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Seminary, the Diocesan Minor Seminary, Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines                                                

1986 – 1988 – Guest Priest at Santo Niño Shrine, Tondo, Manila, Philippines                        

1991 – 1998 – Government Employee of the Local Government of Tupi, South Cotabato                                                                                                                                

1998 – 2013 – Government Elected Official as Provincial Legislator Province of South Cotabato,                                                                                                                                 

2013 – 2019 – President of the Philippine Federation of Married Catholic Priests, Inc.            

2018 – Incardinated to the then Diocese of Santo Niño, Phoenix Arizona, USA, now Diocese of the Infant Jesus, Archdiocese of California, NAORCC, Utrecht Succession                              

2018 to Present – Pastor, San Jose Manggagawa Catholic Community Mission Center, North American Old Roman Catholic Incorporated, Mabuhay, General Santos City, Philippines

Consecration


December 10, 2019 –by The Most Reverend Joseph Andrew Vellone, DD, and appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the then Diocese of Santo Niño now Diocese of the Infant Jesus

September 20, 2020 to present – Appointed Bishop Diocese of the Infant Jesus, of the Archdiocese of California, NAORCC, Utrecht Succession

Most Reverend Celestino Amorin Gianan DD, PhD

Founder and Episcopal Superior , Missionary Society of Sts. Peter and Paul


Born:  April 6, 1954, Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines                                                                    

Education

  • MTS: Sacred Heart Seminary, Palo, Leyte, Philippines
  • PhD: De La Salle University-Manila
  • JCL: Royal Pontifical Seminary – University of Santo Tomas-Manila

Ordained
April 2, 1981, by  Most Reverend Cipriano Villahermosa Urgel, D.D., Archdiocese of Palo, Leyte

Assignments

1981-1983 Parochial Vicar at the Sto. Nino Parish, Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines;

1983-1985 Parochial Vicar at the Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines;

1985 – 1986 Parish Priest, Catholic Parish Church, Cantuhawon, Palompon, Leyte, Philippines;

1986 – 1991 Parish Priest, Catholic Parish Church, MacArthur, Leyte, Philippines;

1991 – 1996 Team Ministry: Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Church, Leyte, Philippines

1996 – 2001 Years in Graduate Studies at the De La Salle University – Manila and Royal Pontifical University of Santo Tomas – Manila;

1998 – 2000  Professor, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines;

1998 – 2000  Chaplain, Emilio Aguinaldo College, Manila, Philippines;

1998 – 2000  Chaplain, Medical Center Manila, Philippines

2001 – 2009 Professor, Global City Innovative College, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Philippines; Jose Rizal University, Mandaluyong City, Philippines; Private School Tutorials;

2010 –  Present – Superior, MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF STS. PETER AND PAUL North American Old Roman Catholic Church – Utrecht Succession, Archdiocese of California

2010 – Present –  onwards Academic Dean, Sacred Theology, St. James the Elder Theological Seminary – Distance Learning, Florida, USA;

2011 – 2013 President, St. James the Elder Theological Seminary – Distance Learning, Florida, USA for the Philippines;

2014 Present – onwards Learning Center Academic Officer, GMGC Learning Center, Manila, Philippines

Conscecration
February 23, 2014: Ordained bishop

EPISCOPAL SUPERIOR, Missionary Society of Sts. Peter and Paul, North American Old Roman Catholic Church, Archdiocese of California

Most Reverend Ariel Herbas Lopez, MA, DD

Auxiliary Bishop – MSSPP-NAORCC Archdiocese of California

Born: October 8, 1975, Babak, Island Garden City of Samal, Davao del Norte, Philippines

Education:

  • B.Phil. – University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines
  • S.T.B. – Loyola School of Theology, Quezon City, Philippines
  • M.A. – Pastoral Ministry, Ateneo de Manila, Queon City, Philippines
  • B.S. – Customs Administration – MATS College of Technology, Davao City, Philippines
  • Ordained:
  • April 17, 2017 by Most Rev. Alex Suaner

Assignments:

  • 2021 to present – Chancellor, MSSPP-NAORCC Archdiocese of California
  • 2018 to present – Episcopal Moderator on the Canonical and Pastoral Commission
  • 2016 to present – Government Employee
  • 2011-2016 – Teacher in Our Lady of Perpetual Succor College

Consecration:

  • January 19, 2020 by Most Rev. Celestino A. Gianan, founder and Episcopal Superior of the Missionary Society of Sts. Peter and Paul

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