Mass to Commemorate the Feast of St. Pedro Calungsod

Event Details

Date & Time

2024-04-13

Organizer

Join us for a Mass to commemorate the feast of St. Pedro Calungsod

Saint Pedro Calungsod

Saint Pedro Calungsod (Latin: Petrus Calungsod, Italian: Pietro Calungsod; (July 21, 1654 – April 2, 1672), also known as Peter Calungsod or Pedro Calongsod, is a Roman Catholic young Filipino Saint and was a migrant, sacristan and missionary catechist, who along with the Spanish Jesuit missionary, Diego Luis de San Vitores, suffered religious persecution and martyrdom in Guam for their missionary work in 1672.

 

 

 

Bishop Evelio Menjivar, Auxiliary Bishop of Washington, Principal Celebrant and Homilist.

This celebration is sponsored and organized by the DC Filipino Catholic Community under its chaplain, Fr. Patrick Agustin, Parochial Vicar of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Gaithersburg, Maryland, in collaboration with the archdiocesan Office of Cultural Diversity and Outreach.

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Venue

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
5949 Western Avenue, Washington, DC, USA

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