Most Rev. Dennis Cabanada Villarojo, M.A., Ph.D., D.D.

Fifth Bishop of Malolos

BISHOP'S PROFILE

PERSONAL

DATES:

Birth: April 18, 1967, Cebu City

Baptism: April 29, 1967, Cebu City

Diaconal Ordination: November 21, 1992, Cebu City

Presbyteral Ordination: June 10, 1994, Cebu City

Episcopal Ordination: August 10, 2015, Cebu City

PERSONS:

Father: Benedicto Villarojo, Jr. (Deceased)

Mother: Bernadita Cabanada

Siblings: Jose Cabanada Villarojo, Portia Villarojo-Bacalso, Agnes Villarojo-Abaiz

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND SEMINARY FORMATION

Elementary: Butuan Central Elementary School (1972-1979)

Secondary: Colegio de San Jose – Recoletos, Cebu City (now University) (1979-1984)

Philosophy: San Carlos Seminary College, Cebu City (1984-1989)

Theology: Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas Central Seminary, Manila (1984-1989)

Post-Graduate Studies:

Licentiate in Philosophy: Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, Italy (1992-1994)

Doctor of Philosophy: Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, Italy (1998-2001)

PASTORAL ASSIGNMENTS

1994 – 1998; 2001-2010 – Private Secretary to His Eminence, Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, Archbishop of Cebu

1994-2019 – Professor of Philosophy – San Carlos Seminary College, Cebu City

2010 – 2019 – Chairman, Pastoral Team, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish, Capitol Site, Cebu City

2010 – 2019 – Coordinator, Cebu Archdiocesan Pastoral Board

2012-2016 – Secretary-General, 51st International Eucharistic Congress, Cebu City

2015 – 2019 – Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu and Titular Bishop of Gisipa

CBCP ASSIGNMENTS

2015 – Present:

Member – CBCP Episcopal Commission on Social Communications and Mass Media

Member – CBCP Episcopal Commission on Eucharistic Congresses 

Member – CBCP Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People

EPISCOPAL COAT OF ARMS