Fr. Herminio V. Dagohoy, OP has been formally appointed as the 96th rector of the Pontifical University of St Thomas, Manila in the Philippines.
Fr Dagohoy was born on the 8th of July, 1964 at Hagonoy, Bulacan in the Philippines. He made his profession in the Dominican Order in 1988 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1994. After his ordination, he was appointed the internal auditor at Letran College in Intramuros and later transferred to Letran College, Calamba after a year.
Between 2001 and 2004, he was the Prior of Santo Domingo Convent and at the same time, the chaplain of the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of La Naval. In 2005, he became the rector of Angelicum College at Quezon City. At UST, he was the prior of the Priory of St Thomas Aquinas and internal auditor and director of finance and administration of UST Hospital.
He will be formerly installed as the rector of UST on the 4th of June at the celebration of the Mass of the Holy Spirit. From the curia, we wish Fr Dagohoy is successful term in office.