His Early Life
Bishop Ticobay was born in Masla Tadian, Mt Province to Genaro Ticobay and Subayngan. He finished his Bachelor in Theology at St Andrews Theological Seminary in 1957. He was ordained to the Diaconate on 13 July 1958 and to the priesthood on 7th June 1959. His first area of of assignment was as Assistant Priest of the Church of the Holy Nativity in La Union from 1959 to 1960.