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Miguel Baccay Alcantara, Philippine priest. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1965. Named Cidadao Benemerito, City Council of Jandaia do Sul, 1981, Outstanding New Citizen Chicago Metropolitan Council for Citizenship, 1984.


Alcantara, Miguel Baccay was born on September 26, 1940 in Atimonan, Quezon, The Philippines. Came to the United States, 1970. Naturalized, 1984.


Bachelor of Science in Philosophy, Ateneo de Manila University, 1960. Barium Strontium Titanate magna cum laude, Lateran University, Rome, 1965. Master of Arts in Philosophy Education, Loyola University, Chicago, 1971.

Master of Arts in Sociology, De Paul University, 1973. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Colegio Estadual de Jandaia do Sul, Brazil, 1980.


Curate, St. Isidore Church, Cuenca, Batangas., The Philippines, 1966-1967;curate, Cathedral St. Sebastian, Lipa City, The Philippines, 1966-1968;dean studies, Major Seminary Bauan, The Philippines, 1968-1970;also curate of city parish, Major Seminary Bauan, The Philippinesresident, St. John Berchmans Church, Chicago, 1970-1974;associate pastor, St. Rocco's Church, Pittston, Pennsylvania, 1974-1978;missionary, Brazil, 1978-1981;associate pastor, St. Sebastian Parish, Middletown, Connecticut, 1981;associate pastor, St. Andrew's Parish, Calumet City, Illinois, since 1982;incardinated, Archdiocese of Chicago, since 1988.


  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1965.


  • Other Work

    • Religious editor, columnist Via Times.