Matapos mamatay si Fr. Arnold Sta. Maria Canoza ng San Agustin Church sa Intramuros, Manila dahil sa COVID-19, isinailalim sa lockdown ang nasabing church.
Sa pahayag ng Augustinian Vicariate of the Orient, sinabi nila na sumakabilang-
buh ay ang 45 anyos na si Fr. Arnold Sta. Maria Canoza ngayong Linggo matapos tamaan ng COVID-19.
Narito ang pahayag ng pamunuan ng simbahan:
It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that, according to the report of the Local Prior of Convento de San Agustin – Intramuros, R.P.FR. ARNOLD STA. MARIA CANOZA, OSA, assigned at the Convento de San Agustin as PARISH PRIEST of Archdiocesan Shrine of N.S. de la Consolación y Correa – San Agustin Church, PASSED AWAY due to COVID-19 on 21 March 2021. He was 45 years old and had been a professed religious in the Order for 14 years. He first professed his vows on 01 June 2006 and made his solemn profession on 5 February 2011.
We commend him to your prayers and request the celebration of masses for his eternal rest, as established in the Constitutions of the Order (n.101) and the Statutes of the Augustinian Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus of the Philippines (n.20).
DUE TO THE NATURE OF FRAY ARNOLD’S PASSING, THE ENTIRE CONVENT COMMUNITY WILL BE ON LOCKDOWN STARTING TODAY, 21 MARCH 2021. WE ASK EVERYBODY FOR YOUR PRAYERS.
Given in Intramuros, Manila, on the 21st of March 2021.
Kinumpirma rin nila na sasailalim sa lockdown ang San Agustin Church bilang pagsunod sa protocol.
#ADVISORY | San Agustin Church and Convento de San Agustin Intramuros WILL BE ON LOCKDOWN STARTING TODAY (21 March). Access to the church and convent will be restricted, and operations at the Parish Office will also be suspended until further notice.
These recent developments are due to the death of our dear parish priest, R.P.FR.ARNOLD STA. MARIA CANOZA, OSA from COVID-19. We ask for your understanding and prayers.
Samantala, inanunsyo ng Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging In
fectious Dis eases (IATF) ang pagsasailalim ng National Capital Region, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, at Rizal sa General Community Quarantine (GCQ) dahil sa muling pagtaas ng kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa.
Sa ilalim ng GCQ ay muling ipinagbabawal ang mass gatherings, kabilang na ang religious gatherings. “Holding of weddings, baptisms, and fun
eral services shall be limited to 10 persons.”