Fr. Sipalay was elected during the Provincial Chapter, and will serve a term of four (4) years. His election has been confirmed by the Master of the Order, Rev. Fr. Bruno Cadoré, OP. He succeeds Rev. Fr. Gerard Francisco P. Timoner III, OP, who was elected in 2012.
Before his election, Fr. Sipalay served in Dominican missions overseas like Sri Lanka, and recently as Prior of the Dominican convent in Manaoag, Pangasinan. He first professed in the Dominican Order in 1991 and was ordained as a Priest in 1997.
With filial devotion, the YTP Lay Dominican Fraternity welcomes and congratulates Fr. Sipalay on his election as Prior Provincial. The group also expresses its heartfelt gratitude to Fr. Timoner for his love, dedication, and service during his term as Prior Provincial.