PARISH OF SAINT PEDRO CALUNGSOD IN CORDOVA, TIGBAUAN IS OFFICIALLY ERECTED
During his homily, Archbishop Lazo emphasized the role of a shepherd that priests should embody in tending the flock entrusted by the Lord to them. He connected the mission of a priest and the erection of new parishes as part of the shepherding ministry of the Church to the faithful. Archbishop Lazo, being the Metropolitan Archbishop of Jaro, gave a hint of the future of the Archdiocese as a Mother Diocese of three possible new dioceses that will soon be erected as well.
The Parish of Saint Pedro Calungsod in Cordova, Tigbauan, Iloilo is the 95th parish of the Archdiocese of Jaro covering 10 barangays of the Municipality of Tigbauan, Iloilo, and will be part of the Vicariate of Saint John joining the parishes of Oton, Santa Monica, Oton, Tigbauan (its Iglesia Matriz), Dapdap, Tigbauan, Tubungan, Igbaras, and Guimbal.
Photo courtesy of Rev. Fr. Joel Lena.