St. John of the Cross,
Clergy House Compound,
Madang, Miti, 8200 Davao Oriental,
Phone: (087)388.3707; 811.4190
Email: [email protected]
Born in Calinan, Davao City on May 21, 1968, Abel Cahiles Apigo, the bishop of Davao was ordained a priest on April 18, 1994.
He served in various capacities at the Regional Seminary of St. Francis Xavier of Davao: pastoral director (1996-1997), professor (2000-2001), coordinator (2001-2002), vice rector and dean (2002-2006), before becoming its rector in 2006.
Apigo obtained a licentiate in Church history from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, in 2000.
In 2014, Apigo was appointed episcopal vicar for the clergy of the diocese.