ST. CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA CLERGY


Priests, following the Rite of Ordination, seek to lead God’s People in Love, nourish them by the Word and strengthen them through the Sacraments. Currently, the parish is served by three religious priests, Rev.  Sesinando Cajucom, Jr., MSC,  Rev. Joseph Christy Yesudass Sunder, MSC,  Rev. Luis Alfonso Segura, MSC,  all live in the parish rectory.  We also have two deacons serving the parish.


Rev. Sesinando Cajucom, Jr., MSC - Pastor

Rev. Sesinando Cajucom Jr. MSC has been a priest since 1998, and pastor at St. Catherine of Alexandria Church since July 1, 2021.


Known in the parish as Fr. Jun, he was born July 16, 1969 in Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, the Philippines to his father Sesinando Sr. and mother, Flordeliza Caymo. Most of his family live in the Philippines. Including five brothers and his mother, while his sister lives in Canada. Fr. Jun’s father passed away in 1976.


 Fr. Jun entered the collegiate formation of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in 1985.  He received a bachelor of arts in philosophy at the University of San Carlos in Cebu City, Cebu, the Philippines.  After finishing college, Fr. Jun became a novice under Fr. Gene Sabio, MSC, former pastor at St. Catherine of Alexandria Church.  Fr. Jun professed his first religious vows on June 2, 1990, and took his final vows in 1993. He studied theology at the Loyola School of Theology in Ateneo De Manila University in Quezon City, the Philippines where he earned a bachelor’s of Sacred Theology and a master’s in Pastoral Ministry.


 Fr. Jun was ordained as deacon on June 12, 1996 and as a priest on June 13, 1998.  Before coming to the United States, his previous assignments in the Philippines included assistant pastor of Sta. Quiteria and St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Caloocan City from 1998-2001; pastor of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish in Tagana-an, Surigao del Norte from 2001-2005; assistant pastor of St. Sebastian Parish in Muñoz, Nueva Ecija from 2005-2006; pastor of Sto. Niño de Puncan Quasi-Parish in Puncan, Carranglan, Nueva Ecija from 2006-2012; and assistant pastor of Our Lady of Rule Parish and National Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu from 2012-2015.


He was assigned to assist at St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish in 2015, while Fr. Gene was on sabbatical. He became a parochial vicar in July 2016 until his elevation to pastor in 2021.


In addition to his duties at St. Catherine, he served as Superior for the California community of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart from 2018 to 2021, when he also served as a council member of the Missionaries of the Sacred US Province.