The Diocese of Bacolod, with the OAR Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, will formally launch the year -long commemoration of the 100th Death Anniversary of Padre Mauricio Ferrero,OAR on June 20, 2016.
The launching activity begins with a short talk Eucharistic celebration at 8 am at the San Sebastian Cathedral followed by the Opening of Exhibits at the Diocesan Museum. Lay administrators, Religious Education and Senior High School students are the official delegates to the said launching.
Fr. Ferrero is known as “the Builder of Bacolod”. He built the lay-out plan of the City. He renovated the San Sebastian Cathedral and founded the Old Provincial jail. Professor Emmanuel Luis A. Romanillos will also be launching his book entitled, “Significant Events in Bacolod, Negros Occidental (1871-1909) in the Parish Chronicle of Fr. Mauricio Ferrero, OAR and other essays.”