Fr. Benigno Beltran
Updated: Dec 6, 2022
Fr. Benigno Beltran studied Electronics Engineering at University of Santo Tomas, before joining the Divine Word Missionaries. He was ordained on June, 23 197 and received his Licentiate and Doctorate in Systematic Theology at the Pontifical University of the Gregorian. Fr. Ben was the pastor of scavengers in a garbage dump called Smokey Mountain in the heart of Manila from 1978-2008. During that time, he also taught theology at the Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City. He is now engaged in the use of cloud technologies to educate out-of-school youth so that they can proceed to college, engage in entrepreneurial activities, or gain employment.