Birthdate: March 28, 1946

Birthplace: Tubuņgan, Iloilo, The Philippines

Parents: Conrado Peņas Sabio and Felicisima Tadeo Taco-Sabio

Offsprings: Maria Fe; Lourdes; Angelica (Sr. Fidelis, PBVM); Ramon; Nenita; Salvador; Raymundo; Generoso; John and Marcos.

Present Address: The Apostleship of the Sea, 104 Catholic Center, #3 Tapdong, Chung-gu, Inchon, KOREA 400-090

Permanent Address: Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, #22 Gilmore Ave. (cor. 4th St., New Manila, Quezon City, The Philippines


Educational Attainment/Formation:

March, 1963           Secondary School Graduation (Sacred Heart Mission Seminary, Lawaan,

                                               Talisay, Cebu)

June, 1966             Religious Profession (Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, Valladolid,

                                               Carcar, Cebu)

March, 1968           A.B. Philosophy Graduation (Ateneo de Manila University,  Quezon City,

                                               Metro Manila)

Decem.1971          Sacerdotal Ordination in Bacolod City by Most Rev. Antonio Fortich,

                                               D.D. (Bishop of  Bacolod)

March, 1972           Theological Studies Completion (Ateneo de Manila University/LST)

March, 1976           M.A. in Theological Studies (Ateneo de Manila University/LST)

Jan. 9, 1978           M.A. in Spirituality (Loyola University of Chicago, Illinois)

1978 -1983            Post Masteral Courses (Jesuit School of Theology in Chicago; Catholic 

                                               Theological Union in Chicago; Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon

                                               City,  Metro-Manila)



1972 - 1973           Teacher/Treasurer (Sacred Heart Mission Seminary, Cebu)


1973 - 1976           Director (MSC Formation Center, Cebu City) Lecturer (St. Theresa's

                                College and University of San Carlos, Cebu City)


               1976 - 1977           Parishpriest of Cordova Parish, Cebu Archdiocese

1977 - 1978           Chaplain (Filipino Community at Queen of Angels Parish in  Chicago)

1979 - 1985           Novice Master (M.S.C. Chevalier Novitiate, Quezon City)

1980 - 1982           Chairman. (Novice Masters' Association of the Philippines)

1982 - 1985           Lecturer (Ateneo de Manila University; Maryhill School of  Theology in

                                               Quezon City; San Carlos Archdiocesan Major Seminary in Guadalupe,

                                               Metro Manila)
1983 - 1986           Member: Board of Trustees (Communication Foundation for Asia,  Metro


1986 (May)             Arrived in Seoul, Korea to join the MSC Mission Team.

1986 - 1988           Director (M.S.C. Formation House, Seoul, Korea)

1987 - 1999           Wrote several shorts articles for Korea Herald, Korea Times and 


1988/Nov-Dec.      Fund-raising trip for the Phil. MSC Novitiate Reconstruction to the

                                               Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

1989 - 1991           Assistant Priest (Pomil-dong Parish, Pusan Diocese, Korea)

1991 - now             Chaplain: (Apostolatus Maris/Inchon Seaport; Inchon Catholic

                                               International Community; Harbor Workers' Apostolate). Diocese of 


1992 - now             Editor: Sea-Land Star (Inchon Cath. Int'l Community Newsletter)

1992 - 1993           Member: (Preparatory Commission for the MSC 1993 General  Chapter,

                                               Rome, Italy)

1992 (Oct.)             Facilitator: Group Meetings (Apostolatus Maris Int'l. Convention, 

                                               Houston, Texas, USA)

1993 (Dec.)            Labor Adviser. (Designated by R.P. Labor Secretary Nieves Confessor)

1994 (Dec.)            M.S.C. Korea Section Superior

1996 (Aug.)            Representative: MSC Asia-Pacific-Australia (APIA Region)  Convention

                                               (Suva, Fiji)

1997 (July)             Adviser: (Phil. Entertainers' Association in Korea - PEAK)

1998 (Sept.)           Invocation Giver: Vice-Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's Meeting  with

                                               the Flipino Community Leaders in Seoul

1998 (Dec.)            Recipient: Presidential Award/Citation (Banaag), Malacanang  Palace,


1999 (Feb.)            M.S.C. Korea Region Superior

1999 (June)            Invocation Giver: President Joseph Estrada's Meeting with the Filipinos

                                               in Seoul, Korea


               1999 (Sept.)           Delegate: M.S.C. 1999 General Chapter, Issoudun, France

2000 (Aug.)            Representative: MSC Asia-Pacific-Australia (APIA Region)  convention

                                               (Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia)



Dec. 12, 1977        Honors' Certificate. (Theology Dept., Loyola Univ. of Chicago)

Dec. 18, 1993        Plaque of Appreciation. (Given by Ambassador Francisco  L.Benedicto

                                               for Assistance to Workers, Phil. Embassy, Seoul)

Sept. 26, 1977       Kabalikat ng Mangagawa Award (Given by R.P. Labor Secretary 

                                               Leonardo A. Quisumbing, Phil. Embassy, Seoul)


               Aug. 21, 1998        Certificate of Commendation (Given by Former Vice-President  Salvador

                                               H. Laurel, Chairman of the Philippine Centennial Commission)


               Dec. 11, 1998        Presidential Award/Citation (Banaag). (Given by President Joseph E.

                                               Estrada for assistance rendered to Seafarers and Fil. Workers at the

                                               Malacanang Palace, Manila)


               May 2, 2000           Scroll of Recognition. (Given by the Administrator Eleuter N. Gardiner

                                               of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA, Dept. of 

                                               Labor) at the Phil. Embassy, Seoul, Korea)


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