Diocese of Bacolod Philippines at San Juan - Rizal Streets, Bacolod City, ND 6100 PH - HomeMabuhay ang Diocesis sang Bacolod!!!
On April 27, 1876, the construction of the Church of St. Sebastian started under Fr. Mauricio Ferrero, OAR. He made an agreement with the politico-military Governor Ramon Pastor, for the labor of the prisoners in the construction. Recognizing the engineering and architectural skills of Fr. Mauricio, the Governor agreed on condition that he also design and supervise the construction of the stone prison - the Provincial Jail.
On the eve of the feast of San Sebastian, January 19, 1812, Bishop Mariano Cuartero, OP, blessed the biggest church in the province.
On October 23, 1933, Bishop Casimiro Lladoc, was installed as first Bishop of the Diocese.
On March 7, 1956, Bishop Manuel Yap consecrated the Cathedral Church in solemn ceremonies, presided by the Apostolic Nuncio. The Cathedral was reconstructed under the then Vicar General and Parish Priest of San Sebastian Parish, the late Champion of the poor, Bishop Antonio Y. Fortich. He became the third Bishop of Bacolod in 1967.
On March 29, 1987, the Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu, Bishop Camilo D. Gregorio was consecrated as the Fourth Bishop of Bacolod.
Bishop's House, Rizal Street P.O. Box 141 & 152 6100 Bacolod City Phone: (034) 433-3310 or (034) 433-3343 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Bacolod City is in the northh-west coast of the Province of Negros Occidental which is in the Visayan Islands in the Philippines.
F O O D F O R T H O U G H T
9/27/2004 - THE SILVERSMITH
9/26/2004 - THE TEA CUP
9/25/2004 - SORROWFUL LESSON
9/24/2004 - DADDY BRUCE RANDOLPH
9/23/2004 - DEBT OF GRATITUDE
9/22/2004 - BE POSITIVE!
9/21/2004 - THE MISSING PIECE
9/20/2004 - BIRDS OF A FEATHER
9/19/2004 - BUTTERFLY KISSES
9/18/2004 - LORD, I DON'T UNDERSTAND
9/17/2004 - SOMETIMES JUST A WORD CAN DO IT!
9/16/2004 - FUTURE IN LITTLE THINGS
9/15/2004 - BE ENTOMBED IN SOMEONE’S HEART
9/14/2004 - FULFILLING VOWS
9/13/2004 - THE HOMELESS MAN
9/12/2004 - IF A MAN LACKS COURAGE
9/11/2004 - A LITTLE GIANT
Sacred Heart Seminary (Bacolod) Foundation, Inc.
A venue for both the clergy and the laity to work toward the formation of our priests in the Diocese of Bacolod. Visit also our Seminary Homepage!
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