GIANAN Celestino Amorin

The Most Reverend Celestino Amorin Gianan DD, PhD, MSSPP
Founder and Episcopal Superior

Missionary Society of SS. Peter & Paul

Apostolic Succession

011908 April 28th + Arnold Harris Mathew, Archbishop, London
021912 June 29th + Rudolphe de Landes Berges, Bishop, Scotland
031916 October 4th + Carmel Henry Carfora, Archbishop, Chicago
041935 August 25th + Albert Dunstan Bell, Bishop, California
051940 January 7th + Edgar Ramon Verostek, Archbishop, California
061985 August 10th + Joseph Andrew Vellone, Co-adjutor Bishop

Born: April 6, 1954, Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines


MTS: Sacred Heart Seminary, Palo, Leyte, Philippines
PhD: De La Salle University-Manila
JCL: Royal Pontifical Seminary – University of Santo Tomas-Manila
April 2, 1981, by Most Reverend Cipriano Villahermosa Urgel, D.D., Archdiocese of Palo, Leyte


1981-1983 Parochial Vicar at the Sto. Nino Parish, Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines;

1983-1985 Parochial Vicar at the Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines;

1985 – 1986 Parish Priest, Catholic Parish Church, Cantuhawon, Palompon, Leyte, Philippines;

1986 – 1991 Parish Priest, Catholic Parish Church, MacArthur, Leyte, Philippines;

1991 – 1996 Team Ministry: Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Church, Leyte, Philippines

1996 – 2001 Years in Graduate Studies at the De La Salle University – Manila and Royal Pontifical University of Santo Tomas – Manila;

1998 – 2000 Professor, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines;

1998 – 2000 Chaplain, Emilio Aguinaldo College, Manila, Philippines;

1998 – 2000 Chaplain, Medical Center Manila, Philippines

2001 – 2009 Professor, Global City Innovative College, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Philippines; Jose Rizal University, Mandaluyong City, Philippines; Private School Tutorials;

2010 – Present – Superior, MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF STS. PETER AND PAUL North American Old Roman Catholic Church – Utrecht Succession, Archdiocese of California

2010 – Present – onwards Academic Dean, Sacred Theology, St. James the Elder Theological Seminary – Distance Learning, Florida, USA;

2011 – 2013 President, St. James the Elder Theological Seminary – Distance Learning, Florida, USA for the Philippines;

2014 – Present – onwards Learning Center Academic Officer, GMGC Learning Center, Manila, Philippines

February 23, 2014: Ordained bishop

EPISCOPAL SUPERIOR, Missionary Society of Sts. Peter and Paul, North American Old Roman Catholic Church, Archdiocese of California