Fr. Noel is born and raised in the Philippines. He is an alumnus of the Royal and Pontifical University of Santo Tomas in Manila where he received his formation at its Central Seminary and obtained his College and Theological Degrees from its Ecclesiastical Faculties.
He was ordained to the priesthood on March 16, 1985 by Most Rev. Ciceron Tumbocon, Bishop of Cabanatuan, Philippines.
He obtained the Doctorate degree in Canon Law during the Jubilee Year 2000 from the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome, Italy.
Fr. Noel emigrated to the United States of America in 2004.
In 2005, he started his priestly ministry in the Diocese of San Jose and was assigned as a Parochial Vicar at St. Nicholas Church in Los Altos. Then he served at Queen of Apostles Church, Saint Mary’s Church in Gilroy, Saint Victor’s Church in San Jose, and Saint Simon Church in Los Altos.
His appointment as Pastor of Church of Resurrection takes effect on July 1, 2016.