NEWS UPDATE: The 2014 Excellence in Vocation Promotion will be given to Fr. Reynante Tolentino y Unidad of Marikina City, The Philippines.

Info of him including his genealogy will be posted soon. He was nominated on line for this category. Our 12-person panel of judges came from 10 countries across the globe.


The 2013 Excellence in Vocation Promotion was given to Fr. CLODORICO BAGABALDO y VITOR of Angono, Rizal Province, The Philippines.

He is the son of Wilfredo Bagabaldo y Afuang and of Neldia Vitor y Tolentino, the daughter of  Artemia Tolentino and of Claudio Vitor y Vocalan, the son of Potenciana Vocalan and and of Clemente Vitor y Hernandez, the son of Doña Margarita Hernandez and of Don Segundo Vitor y Sauza, the son of Don Enrique Vitor y Torrefranca (1st Husband) and of Doña Juana Miguela Sauza y Escudero, the ninth child of Doña Maria Rosalia Eulalia Escudero y Guanzon and of Don Francisco Antontio Salvador Sauza y Berenguer de Marrquina, the third child of Don Santiago Sauza y Delos Rios and of Doña Ysabel Berenguer de Marquina y Sumulong, the only child of Doña Demetria Sumulong y Lindo and of Señor Felix Berenguer de Marquina y FitzGerald, the 55th Governor-General of the Philippines of Alicante, Spain and from The Royal.& Noble House of FitzGerald of Ireland.

His grandmother Artemia Tolentino was the daughter of Inang Siang and of Francisco Tolentino y Medina, the son of Doña Luisa Medina y Sauza and of Don Mariano Fidel Amado Tolentino y Senson, the son of Don Pacifico Tolentino y Saguinsin and of Doña Martiniana Escolastica Josefa Senson y Imperial, the daughter of Don Clemente Senson y Sumulong and of Doña Ysabel Salome Porteria Imperial y Sauza, the second child of Don Teodoro Vicente Luis Imperial y Ormaechea and of Doña Hilaria Maria Dela Vega Sauza y Berenguer de Marquina, the eldest child of Don Santiago Sauza y Delos Rios and of Doña Ysabel Berenguer de Marquina y Sumulong.  

His great great grandmother Doña Luisa Medina y Sauza was the daughter of  Doña Anastacia Medina y Tuazon (2nd wife in alphabetical order) and of Don Juan Ruperto Sauza y Tuazon, the eldest son of Doña Matilde Tuazon y Dela Peña and of Don Miguel Juan Santiago Sauza y Berenguer de Marquina, the seventh child of Don Santiago Sauza and of  Doña Ysabel Berenguer de Marquina y Sumulong.

His humble yet fruitful contributions to the Roman Catholic Church are remarkably inspiring from homilies, counseling and related ministries. He is the kind of priest whom anyone can talk to. His words of wisdom convey message of love, hope and mercy. Many youth look at him as a great inspiration to follow the steps of Jesus Christ through the Sacrament of Holy Order.

He is now the parish priest of The Most Holy Redeemer Parish in Masambong, San Francisco Del Monte, Quezon City, The Philippines of the Diocese of Cubao.

You can now nominate for The Excellence in Vocation Promotion. This award is given to any living descendant of the Sauza family and of the Familia Sauza-Berenguer de Marquina who gave / gives remarkable contribution / contributions in the progress of vocation promotion such as serving the infallible Catholic Church in his / her place or in another place.   

Nominate On Line

When answering the Nominate On Line, the nomination should tell the story of what your nominee has done in the reference of the award you are nominating him / her for. Kindly give examples of how this excellent quality has been demonstrated. Kindly show your nominee has

* contributed in a distinctive way to improving the lot of those less able to help themselves;

* devoted himself / herself to sustained and selfless professional / voluntary service;

* shown innovation or creativity in delivering lasting results;

* described as vividly and precisely as possible the difference his / her contributions has made: How were things before they began? How are they now?;

* earned the respect of their peers and become a role model for others;

* produced, perhaps against the odds, sustained achievement that has required moral, courage, vision and the ability to make tough choices or determined application and hard work.

Your identity as the nominator is kept confidential by the 2014 Las Familias Unidas Secretariat and Committee on Awards. 

The Sauza and Berenguer de Marquina ancestry of your nominee will be checked by our archives-in-charge for reference and for award qualification.    

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