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Diocese of San Pablo

Bishop Buenaventura Malayo Famadico
Bishop Buenaventura Malayo Famadico
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Bishop Buenaventura Malayo Famadico
Bishop’s Residence P.O. Box 8, 4000 San Pablo City, Philippines
(049)562.8301; 561-1857
Fax :561.1857
[email protected]

The Holy See appointed Bishop Buenaventura M. Famadico, DD, as Bishop of San Pablo diocese on Jan 25, 2013.

Bishop Famadico was born on July 13, 1956, at Banton, Romblon. He was ordained a priest on Oct. 25, 1983. Pope John Paul II appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Lipa on July 10, 2002. He was ordained bishop on June 19, 2002. On June 11, 2003, the pope appointed him Second Ordinary Bishop of Gumaca.

Currently, he is a member of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines' (CBCP) Episcopal Commission on Clergy and the Episcopal Commission on Family and Life.
After his high school studies, Bishop Famadico completed his philosophy and theological studies in Divine Word Seminary.

From 1984 to 1985, Bishop Famadico served as parochial vicar of St. Joseph parish and he was spiritual director of St. Augustine Major Seminary from 1986 to 1991.
Bishop Famadico served as director of St. Augustine House of Spirituality from 1991 to 1997 and from 1994-to 1996, he was chaplain of St. Anne Chaplaincy.
Bishop Famadico acted as parish priest of Holy Spirit parish from 1996 to 1997.

On Sept. 21, 2023, Pope Francis accepted the resignation from Bishop Buenaventura Malayo Famadico.
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