Generoso T. Sabio, MSC
January 29, 1949 Born in Tubuρgan, Iloilo. Parents: Conrado Peρas Sabio and Felicisima Tadeo Taco (deceased). The eighth of 10 children: Fe, Lourdes, Angelica (Sr. Fidelis, PBVM), Ramon (deceased), Nenita (deceased), Salvador, Raymundo, Generoso, John, Marcos (deceased).
1955-59 Studied primary education at Biscom Elementary School; third honor in Grade III.
1958 Cub Scouts commander.
1959-61 Studied secondary education at Binalbagan Elementary School in the A section.
1961-65 Consistent honor student in high school at Sacred Heart Mission Seminary, Lawa-an, Talisay, Cebu. Graduated high school valedictorian in 1965.
1965-66 First honor in first year college.
1966-67 Assistant Editor of The Clarion, the school organ of Sacred Heart Seminary, Angeles City.
May 1967 Entered postulancy and novitiate in Carcar, Cebu, Cebu; profession of vows on June 29, 1968 at Holy Redeemer Parish, Quezon City.
1971 Graduated AB, Pre-divinity at Ateneo de Manila University.
December 23, 1975 Ordained to the priesthood in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental by Bishop Antonio Fortich, DD.
June 1976 First assignment at Chevalier School (formerly Sacred Heart Seminary) as Guidance Counsellor and acting Prefect of Studies.
1979-87 Rector of Chevalier School.
March 1980 Obtained Master of Arts in Theology at Ateneo de Manila University.
1980 Elected delegate to the 1981 Provincial Chapter.
1980 Alternate delegate of the religious to the San Fernando Archdiocesan Council
1983 Class president of MSEM scholars at De La Salle University, Manila.
1987 Appointed provincial councillor of the Philippine for 6 years as confirmed by the provincial chapter.
September 1987- June 1989 Appointed Parish Priest of St. Francis of Assisi and Sta. Quiteria Parish, Baesa, Caloocan City; installed by Cardinal Sin.
June 1989-September 1995 Novice Master
1989-1990 Elected Chairman of the Novice Masters Association of the Philippines.
1990-1991 Re-elected Chairman of the Novice Masters Association for a second term.
1994-1995 Re-elected Chairman of the Novice Masters Association for a 3rd term.
1994 Consultant of Editorial Department, CFA.
October 1995 - October 1999 Pastoral Animator of CFA. Also: Administrator of Mission for Evangelization and Development (MED) which is one of the two main corporation soles of CFA, upon the death of Fr. Cor Lagerwey on August 15.
April 1996-June 1999 Director of Chevalier Publishing and Printing Center (CPPC).
1996 Assistant Editor for Partners, a quarterly publication of the MSC Philippine province.
1996 National Director of Lay MSC.
1996-1998 Elected Board Member of Philippine Printing Technical Foundation and was Chairman of its Human Resource Development Committee.
April-July 1997 Scholasrship in Pastoral Communication at Gregorian University, Rome.
December 1998 Elected delegate to the 1999 Provincial Chapter.
February 1999 Appointed Provincial Councillor for 6 years as confirmed by the provincial chapter
February 1999 Elected delegate to the General Chaper to be held in Issoudun, France in September 1999.
June 1999 - Elected President of CFA-MA by its Board of Trustees.
September 22, 1999 Nominated as one of the Assistants General by the newly re-elected Superior General and confirmed by the same General Chapter (composed of 68 members from 13 provinces, 3 pro-provinces, 3 Unions and 3 Regions, representing the total membership from 52 countries).
November 1999 Arrival in Rome, and initially tasked with the Media and the JPIC (Justice and Peace and Integrity of Creation) desks.
November 10, 2004 Elected to the Executive Committee of the Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network (AEFJN) during the General Assembly in Rome. The AEFJN executive office is in Brussels, Belgium. For its Website, see http://www.aefjn.org/
September 22, 2005 End of the 6-year term as Assistant General, with the election of the new Superior General, Fr. Mark McDonald of the USA province. The new General chose his new set of assistants/councilors.
December 17, 2005 Arrived at Riverside, California, USA for the new assignment in the parish of St. Catherine of Alexandria, in the diocese of San Bernardino.