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Bp. de la Cruz installed Bishop of San Jose de Antique

Exactly a year to the day he was appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of San jose de Antique, Bishop Romulo T. de la Cruz was installed as its third Diocesan Bishop during ceremonies held at the Cathedral in San Jose de Buenavista.  He succeeds Bishop Raul Q. Martirez, whose resignation was accepted by the Holy Father on March 16, 2002.

The simple rites on April 3 were highlighted by the symbolic handing over by Bishop Martirez of his pastoral staff to the new Bishop of San Jose during a thanksgiving Eucharistic Celebration.  Present during the ceremonies were the Visayan Bishops, namely Archbishop Angel Lagdameo of Jaro, Archbishop Onesimo Gordoncillo of Capiz, Bishop Arturo Bastes of Romblon, and Bishop Jose Advincula of San Carlos, Negros Occidental, members of the clergy, religiuos and laity from all over the diocese.

 

 

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Other May 2002 News:

NASSA supports clamor to impeach Tancangco

CBCP preparing protocol for cases of priest sex offenders

Bishop Afable named Coadjutor Bishop of Digos, Davao del Sur

Bp. de la Cruz installed Bishop of San Jose de Antique

Manila Archdiocese launches 'Catextism'

S.A.F.E. Seminar held in Diocese of Butuan

'Mothers Festival' set May 12

CBCP prepares diocesan protocols to address pedophilia issue

Pope names new Auxiliary Bishop of Lipa

CBCP World launching set May 12, World Communications Day