Ordination of Revs. Robert and Dr. Rico from Bicol region to the Diaconate




Last May 24, 2009 at Our Lady of Peace and Unity Anglican Parish in Nueva Vizcaya Philippines, the Most Rev. Frederick M. Belmonte, Presiding bishop of the Anglican Church in the Philippines(Traditional) also known as ACPT, ordained two deacons: Rev. Robert C. Gerna and Rev. Dr. Rico G.Villanueva of Bicol and appointed them as missionaries for ACPT's missions in the province of Albay and Naga City. The two deacons were given new copies of APA's prayer books donated by Fr. Douglas King and St. Paul's Anglican Church in Melbourne, Fl. The ordination had been attended by parishioners of OLPU, and visitors. A simple reception followed after the service. The church members were so excited to welcome and received the two Rev'ds. after their ordination. Mabuhay! Revs. Robert and Rico. Welcome to ACPT Family.