Born 5 June, 1946. Studied Electronics Engineering, University of Santo Tomas, left to join the Divine Word Missionaries, ordained 23 June, 1973. Licentiate and Doctorate in Systematic Theology at the Pontifical University of the Gregorian.
Pastor of scavengers in a garbage dump called Smokey Mountain in the heart of Manila 1978-2008. Taught theology at the Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City in the meanwhile. Now engaged in the use of cloud technologies to educate out-of-school youth so that they can proceed to college or engage in entrepreneurial activities or gain employment, and to connect the rural and urban poor to trade directly through an e-commerce platform.