UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS

Ecclesiastical Faculties

CABANATAN, Fr. Romualdo C., Jr., O.P., J.C.D.

Academic Degrees

Doctorate in Canon Law, 2020
Angelicum, Rome, Italy

Licentiate in Canon Law, 2010
UST Faculty of Canon Law, Manila, Philippines

Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 2004
UST Faculty of Sacred Theology, Manila, Philippines 

AB Philosophy, 2001
Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, Quezon City, Philippines

Title of the Dissertation

Monitoring MPJPs: The Administration of the Temporal Goods of the Newly Established Ministerial Public Juridic Persons

 

Area of Specialization

General Norms, Associations of Christ’s Faithful and Institutes of Consecrated Life

Scientific, Ecclesial and Cultural Activities

June 08, 2020  Priory of St. Thomas Aquinas – Manila

June 22, 2020  Dissertation Defense, Imprimatur (09 July 2020)

2016-2020  Doctoral Studies, Angelicum University – Rome

2012-2016 – Moderator of Studies, Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies (Quezon City)

  • Assistant to the Master of Students for Studies
  • Member, Rectors’ Council of DPPI
  • Member, Commission on Intellectual Life of DPPI
  • Editor in Chief, Colloquia Manilana (PDCIS Publication)
  • Sub- Prior, Sto. Domingo Convent, QC (2013-2016)
  • Promoter, OP Priestly Fraternity (2014-2016)
  • Assistant Professor, Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies
  • Lecturer, UST Faculty of Theology (ITF-on Canon Law)
  • Lecturer, Colegio de San Juan de Letran- Calamba

2008-2012 – Postulancy Director, St. Albert the Great Pre-Novitiate (Calamba, Laguna)

Secretary, BOT Letran College-Calamba

2007-2008 – Assistant Aspirancy Director, St. Albert the Great Pre-Novitiate (Calamba, Laguna)

Lectures/Seminars/Conferences Attended:

  • 2019 Tribunale Apostolico della ROTA ROMANA: Corso di Formazione per la  Tutela del Matrimonio e la cura pastorale delle coppie ferite  (26-30 novembre 2019) Roma, Italia 

  • 2019 Penitenzia Apostolica: XXX Corso sul Foro Interno (25-29 marzo 2019) Roma, Italia

  • 2019 Giornate di Studio della Facolta di Diritto Canonico: Il Conributo Del Prof. Benito Elloriaga, OP alla Scienze Juridica e Canonico (4 Aprile 2009) Angelicum University, Rome, Italia.

  • 2018 Istituto Italiano Di Studi Classici: Lingua Ecclesiae: Corso intensivo di latino vivo per ecclesiastici (1 – 30 settembre 2018) Roma, Italia

  • 2018 Giornata di studio sull’Antropologia Giuridica della Famiglia La relazione coniugale: crisi attuale e orizzonti di soluzione (19 aprile 2018) University of Santa Croce, Roma, Italia

  • 2018 Convegno di Studi della Facolta Diritto Canonico: Il Diritto all’educazione e all’insegnamento  (12-13 marzo 2018), University of Santa Croce, Roma, Italia

  • 2017 XVI CONGRESSO INTERNAZIONALE Di Diritto Canonico: Consociatio Internationalis Studio Iuris Canonici Promovendo Diritto Canonico E Culture Giuridiche Nel Centenario Del Codex Iuris Canonici Del 1917 (4-7 ottobre 2017) Lateranum University, Rome, Italia.

  • 2017 Convegno di Studi della Facolta Diritto Canonico: La codificazione e il diritto nella Chiesa (12-13 marzo 2018), University of Santa Croce, Roma, Italia

  • 2013 UST Canon Law Week (Of Doors and Keys: Faith and the Law)

    1. Defection of Faith and Canonical Marriage (Fr. Danilo Flores, JUD)
    2. Intima Ecclesiae Natura – Integrating the Church’s Mission of Charity in the Philippine Context (Rev. Fr. Reginaldo Mananzan, S.J., JCD

    20th CLSP Annual National Convention, From “Sacramentorum sanctitatis tutela” to “Delicta graviora”: A Case for Liturgical Fidelity, Hotel Centro, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, 16-19 April 2012

    • Lex Orandi, lex credenda:  Mutual Relationship between Liturgical Practice and Doctrine of the Faith by Prof E. Bermejo
    • The Process for the Dismissal from the Clerical State by Arch Oscar Cruz, JCD
    • Proposed Guidelines for Handling Cases of Sexual Misbehavior of Clerics by Msgr. Bernard Pantin, JCD

     

  • 2012 UST Canon Law Week (Canon Law: Its Relevance in the Face of the  Modern Day Controversies)

    1. Leaving the Priesthood: Canonical Procedures for the Dispensation from Priestly Ministry and Celibacy (Msgr. Rey Manuel Monsanto, JCD)
    2. Normae de Gravioribus and other More Serious Crimes (Fr. Jaime Achacoso, JCD)
    1.   Civil Law Procedures (Criminal Law Procedures) 

    19th CLSP Annual National Convention, Towards a Canonical Status for Basic Ecclesial Communities, Hotel Tavern Surigao, Surigao City, 26-29 April 2011

    Lights and Shadows: A Situationer on the BECS by Abp Orlando 

    UST Canon Law Week 2011, January 6-7, 2011 (Ad Misericordia ad Justitiam)

    1. Quevedo, DD
    2. Canonical Limits of the BEC:  A Review of the Instruction Ecclesia de Mysterio (1997) and Other Documents by Fr. Jaime Achacoso, JCD
    3. Workshops: BECs and the Prophetic Mission of the Church;  BECs and the Priestly Mission of the Church; BECs and the Kingly Mission of the Church

    Lectures delivered

    “Code of Canon Law and the Religious,” for the Dominican Sisters in formation of the Holy Rosary, Molo, Iloilo (April 2011).

    “Code of Canon Law and the Religious,” for the Dominican Postulants, QC (November 2011).

    “Marriage in the Code of Canon Law,” for the Faculty personnel of Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Calamba. 

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