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Bishop Jose Alan Verdejo Dialogo
Bishop Verdejo Dialogo
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Bishop Jose Alan Verdejo Dialogo
Diocesan Pastoral Complex
Old Bishop's House Compound,
Magsaysay St., Sorsogon City,
4700 Sorsogon, Philippines

Phone: (056)211-1075

On 15 Oct 2019, the Pope has appointed as bishop of Sorsogon, Philippines, the Reverend Jose Alan V. Dialogo, of the clergy of the archdiocese of Manila, currently director of the Cardinal Sin Welcome Home.

Bishop Jose Alan V. Dialogo was born in Lagonoy, Camarines Norte, in the diocese of Daet, on 10 July 1962. After his high school studies he obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the university of New Caceres and subsequently attended courses in philosophy and theology at the Holy Apostles Senior Seminary. In 1999 he was awarded a licentiate in spirituality by the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.

He was ordained a priest for the archdiocese of Manila on 31 July 1996.

He then held the following offices: parish vicar at the parish of San Roque in Mandaluyong (1996-1997); vice-rector and dean of seminarians at the Seminary of the Holy Apostles for adult vocations in Guadalupe, Makati City (1999-2002); rector of the same seminary (2003-2008); parish priest of the parish of Saint John of the Cross in Pembo, Makati City (2008-2015).

Since 2015 he has been director of the Cardinal Sin Welcome Home in Manila.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Arturo M. Bastes (16 Apr 2003 Succeeded - 15 Oct 2019 Retired)
  • Bishop Jesus Y. Varela (1980-2003)
  • Bishop Arnulfo S. Arcilla † (Sept 7, 1959 Appointed - Dec 11, 1979 Resigned)
  • Bishop Teopisto Valderrama Alberto † (July 10, 1952 - Sept 7, 1959)

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