Nicolas M. Mondejar
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Nicolas Mollenedo Mondejar (15 September 1924 – 10 February 2019) was a Filipino Roman Catholic bishop. He was the first bishop of the newly created Diocese of Romblon from 1974 to 1987 after his appointment to the bishopric of San Carlos, Negros Occidental. He later became its bishop-emeritus.
The Most Reverend
Nicolas M. Mondejar
|Roman Catholic Bishop of Romblon|
|Diocese||Roman Catholic Diocese of Romblon|
|Appointed||19 December 1974|
|Installed||19 December 1974|
|Term ended||21 November 1987|
|Successor||Vicente Salgado y Garrucho|
|Other posts||Asst. editor of Veritas, Jaro, Iloilo City, 1953-1957|
Asst. parish priest, La Paz, Iloilo City1953-1957
Psychiatric social worker and marriage counsellor, Catholic Charities, Brooklyn, New York, 1959-1961
Representative of the Diocesan Catholic Charities to the Domestic 1961-1962
Relations Court, Brooklyn, New York 1961-1962
Youth Counsellor, Lincoln Hall, New York, 1963-1965
Psychiatric social worker, Catholic Charities, Brooklyn, New York, 1965-1969
Auxiliary bishop, Cebu, 1970-1975
Chairman, NASSA, CBCP, 1976-1980
|Ordination||30 August 1970|
|Birth name||Nicolas Mollenedo Mondejar|
|Born||15 September 1924|
|Died||10 February 2019 (aged 94)|
San Carlos, Negros Occidental, Philippines
|Reference style||The Most Reverend|
|Spoken style||Your Excellency|
Life and careerEdit
Nicolas Mollenedo Mondejar was born on 15 September 1924 in the municipality of Cabatuan in Iloilo in the Philippines. He was ordained a priest on 4 April 1953 in San Miguel, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila. Seventeen years later he was ordained as a bishop, on 30 August 1970 in Jaro, Iloilo.
Mondejar died on 10 February 2019, age 94.
Mondejar attended the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in philosophy and obtained a licentiate of philosophy. In 1947, he earned a licentiate in theology in the University of Santo Tomas Central Seminary. He also went to Fordham University in New York in 1959 and earned a master's degree in social services.
- "Most Rev. Nicolas M. Mondejar, D.D". Cbcponline.net. Retrieved 2015-10-31.
- "Church mourns death of 2 bishops". Rappler. 11 February 2019. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
|Catholic Church titles|
|New creation|| Bishop of Romblon
1974 – 1987
Vicente Salgado y Garrucho
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