1. Shall make the necessary studies and make the consonant recommendations to the Conference for the proper and effective implementation of the Decrees and Instructions from the Apostolic See regarding the formation of Candidates for the Sacred Priesthood in all seminary levels.
  2. Shall make a periodic review of the Philippine Program for Priestly Formation for the overall purpose of promoting and sustaining a Seminary formation that is continuously updated in contents and methodology, and accordingly adapted to the pastoral needs of the Church in the Philippines.
  3. Shall coordinate with other entities in the Conference with akin concerns, such as the Commissions on the Clergy, the Religious, Vocations, Mission, and the Pontificio Collegio Filippino, for the previously said updating and adaptation of the Philippine Program for Priestly Formation which is essential to the ecclesial life of the Church in the Philippines.
  4. Shall draw and implement occasional Updating Programs/Modules that are particularly designed for the priestly, informational, and/or professorial renewal of those assigned to the Seminary Ministry.
  5. Shall help provide guidelines regarding the seminary curriculum, the apostolic training of the Seminarians especially in attending to families and/or communities with migrant members, and assist in the advisable exchange of Professors among Seminaries.


Chairman: Abp. Socrates B. Villegas
Vice-Chairman: Bp. Midyphil B. Billones
Members: Bp. David William V. Antonio
Bp. Roberto O. Gaa
Bp. Bartolome G. Santos Jr.
Bp. Pablito M. Tagura, SVD

Executive Secretary: Rev. Fr. Roy Rexelle M. Decena
Address: Holy Apostles Senior Seminary
HASS Building, San Carlos Pastoral Formation Complex EDSA, Guadalupe Viejo, 1211 Makati

Tel.: (02) 8896-5943 / 8890-9560
Fax: (02) 8398-3426
e-mail: cbcpseminaries@gmail.com