FR. RAMON Bolatete was born and raised in the Philippines. He studied at the
University of San Carlos in Cebu City, Philippines, before entering the Divine Word Seminary in Tagaytay City, where he earned his Master’s Degree in Philosophy. He also has a Master’s Degree in Missiology, from Ottawa, Canada.
Fr. Bolatete belongs to the Religious Order of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD).
He moved to the United States more than ten years ago, and was incardinated in the Archdiocese of Orlando, Florida.
Fr. Bolatete is presently serving at St. Joseph Parish, 210 W. Lemon St. Lakeland, Florida.
His areas of Ministerial Training/Experience are in the following fields: Parish, National / Diocesan Administration, Elementary / High School Education, College Education, Post Graduate Education, Hospital Chaplaincy, Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Non-profit / Social Service Work.