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Pastor's Corner  


Funeral services for Bishop Flores

The Diocese will be live streaming the funeral of Bishop Flores on Sept 17th at 12:00pm PST. Check this link for details


The first service is on Sept. 16 at the Saint Joseph Cathedral on1535 Third Avenue san Diego 92102. At 10 a.m., leaders and the faithful will hold a reception of the body, when Bishop Flores’ remains will be delivered to the cathedral.

From 10:15 a.m. to 6:45 p.m., friends, family and followers will be able to pay their respects during the visitation session.

A Prayer vigil – will begin at 7 p.m. at Saint Joseph’s Cathedral where eulogies will be given. In the Catholic tradition, eulogies are usually not given at the funeral.

The Funeral Mass will take place at noon on Wednesday at Saint Therese of Carmel, located at 4355 Del Mar Trails Road San Diego, Ca. 92130

Finally, Bishop Flores’ body will be buried during the Rite of Committal at the Holy Cross Cemetery, 4470 Hilltop Drive, following the funeral mass.

The Diocese requested that instead of flowers, donations should be given to “The Bishop Flores Memorial Fund for Catholic Education”, Diocese of San Diego, P.O. Box 85728, San Diego Ca 92186.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.