Born on July 27, 1920, Sergio Alfafara was the son of Epifanio Alfafara. He studied at the Seminario de San Carlos and later became parish priest of Tabunok, Talisay. He was publisher of Karon and editor of Lungsoranon. He wrote and translated Cebuano religious books and missals. He published in serial formSugboanon nga Gramatika, a disquisition on Cebuano grammar. His pen name was Napoleon Alferez.