ASIA/PHILIPPINES - Appointment of the Apostolic Vicar of Jolo

Saturday, 4 April 2020

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – The Holy Father has appointed Fr. Charlie M. Inzon, O.M.I., currently Provincial Superior of the Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate, (O.M.I) in the Philippines as Apostolic Vicar of the Vicariate of Jolo (Philippines).
Father Charlie M. Inzon O.M.I., was born on November 24, 1965 in Putiao, in the Diocese of Sorsogon. From 1988 to 1993 he studied Philosophy at Notre Dame University, in Cotabato City, and from 1993 to 1994 Theology at the Loyola School of Theology of the Ateneo de Manila University, in Quezon City, obtaining a Master's degree. From 2002 to 2008 he continued his studies at the same Institute, obtaining a Doctorate in Psychology. He entered the Congregation of the Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate in 1982, made his perpetual profession on September 8, 1990. He was ordained a priest on April 24, 1993 in Coloocan City.
Since his priestly ordination he has held the following roles: 1993-1995: Chaplain of Notre Dame College, Jolo; 1995-1998: Person in charge of the mission station of Batu-Batu, Tawi-Tawi; 1998-1999: Parish Vicar of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Bangong Barrio, Caloocan City; 1999-2000: Parish Vicar of Sto. Niño Parish, Madsayap, Cotabato; 2000-2007: Director of the O.M.I. College Seminary, Quezon City; 2007-2010: Research Director of Notre Dame College, in Jolo 2008-2010: Chaplain of Notre Dame College, Jolo; 2009-2010: Dean of the Graduate School of Notre Dame College, Jolo; 2010-2014: President of Notre Dame College, Jolo; 2014-2018: President of Notre Dame University, Cotabato, since 2018: Provincial Superior of the O.M.I. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 4/4/2020)