Pateros Catholic School

(02) 642-6016; (02) 636-7274

B. Morcilla St, Pateros, 1620 Metro Manila, Philippines

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Historical Highlights

Pateros Catholic School is a non-stock, non-profit co-educational sectarian school established in Pateros, Metro Manila, then a part of Rizal province.  It was founded on June 1, 1951 by Rev. Msgr. Felix G. Sicat and was initially known as Pateros Catholic High School because it offered secondary courses with vocational subjects.  It was incorporated with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Aug. 4, 1954 with Reg. No. 9011, officially recognized by the Department of Education, Culture and Sports on June 1, 1955 with Order No. 180 of R.A. No 24.  The opening of the Grade School Department in 1961 paved the way for the school’s change of name to Pateros Catholic School.

 

Pateros Catholic School, better known as PCS, has been under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Manila.  It remains a member of the Manila Archdiocesan and Parochial Schools Association (MAPSA) and the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP).  The institution presently runs under the leadership of the Most Rev. Bishop Mylo Hubert Claudio Vergara, apostolic administrator of Pasig Diocese and an active member of the Pasig Diocesan Schools System (PaDSS). The parishes of Taguig, Pateros, and Pasig constitute the organizational membership of the Diocese of Pasig.  All major policies and decisions governing the institution are coursed through the Board of Trustees of the school. 

 

The school has chosen San Roque and Sta. Marta as its patron saints.  San Roque exemplifies a way of life of humility, generosity, and determination to help others.  Sta. Marta is a model of humble faithful service.  Both saints provide constant inspiration to all the members of the PCS community.

 

Now on its 67th year of existence, PCS saw the succession of Directors and Principals:

 

DIRECTORS:

            1951 – 1957                Rev. Msgr. Felix G. Sicat       

            1957 – 1962                Rev. Msgr. Simeon M. Ginete                                               

            1962 – 1963                Rev. Fr. Antonio S. Pascual

            1963 – 1975                Rev. Msgr. Simeon M. Ginete           

            1975 – 1976                Rev. Msgr. Danilo J. Pascual

            1976 – 1987                Rev. Msgr. Dalmacio G. Eusebio, Jr.

            1987 – 1990                Rev. Fr. Alex B. Yap

            1990 – 1995                Rev. Msgr. Manuel F. Sebastian

            1995 – 1997                Rev. Fr. Romerico A. Prieto

            1997 – 2001                Rev. Msgr. Rolando R. Dela Cruz

            2001 – 2003                Rev. Msgr. Gerardo O. Santos

            2003 – 2007                Rev. Fr. Von Jose R. Vargas

            2007 - 2010                 Rev. Fr. Orlando B. Cantillon

            2010 - 2015                 Rev. Fr. Roy M. Rosales

            2015 to date               Rev. Fr. Orlindo F. Ordoña

 

PRINCIPALS:

            HIGH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

            1951 – 1952                Mrs. Socorro C. Cruz

            1952 – 1956                Mrs.  Severina S. Tayao

            1956 – 1959                Mrs.  Rosario A. Punzal

            1959 – 1971                Mrs.  Remedios L. Cruz

            1971 – 1973                Mrs.  Ines M. Santos

            1973 – 1990                Mrs.  Mercedes C. Adriano

            1990 – 1996                Rev. Fr. Julito M. Ramo

            1996 – 2016                Mrs.  Preciosa G. Landrito

            2017 – to date            Mrs. Mary Anne A. Celos

           

            GRADE SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

            1962 – 1972                Mrs. Remedios L. Cruz

            1972 – 1980                Mr. Pablo M. Gonzales

            1980 – 2007                Ms. Angelina L. Esguerra

            2007 to date               Ms. Lolita N. Evangelista

 

Truly, PCS continues to pursue its goals to produce graduates who will be Catholic leaders who are integrally formed with moral conscience, mature in faith, balanced by disciplined pursuit of academic excellence.  It has remained faithful to its commitment to serve the educational needs of learners from the areas of Pateros, Pasig, Taguig and Makati City, inspired by the gospel of truth and excellence, grounded on the ideals and charisms set by the two patron saints: San Roque and Sta. Marta, and motivated by a strong desire to deepen and to root its commitment in the integral formation of “MEN AND WOMEN OF NOBLE CHARACTER.

 

 

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