Msgr. Andres Aguilar of the Diocese of Dumaguete passed away yesterday at the Holy Child Hospital in Dumaguete due to a lingering illness. He was 79.
His remains were brought to the Jubilee Hall of the Cathedral compound in Dumaguete, where a concelebrated mass was held by his fellow priests, and will be brought to his hometown in Tanjay City today, where the wake will be held until the burial on Tuesday.
Msgr. Thaddeu Quinit, chancellor of the Diocese of Dumaguete, said a funeral mass is set at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Tanjay City church for Aguilar, who was the resident priest of Tanjay since 2002 following his retirement.
He was ordained on June 20, 1967, and held assignments in Dauin, Sta. Catalina and Bais City.*JFP