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    Reverend Father Edgar Gacutan, the new bishop of Sendai in Japan

    Reverend Father Edgar Gacutan, the new bishop of Sendai in Japan

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    On December 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis has appointed our confrere, Fr. Edgar GACUTAN,  as Bishop of the Diocese of Sendai in Japan.

    Father Edgar was Born on September 23, 1964, in Cagayan Province, Northeast Luzon, Philippines. He professed his first vows in CICM on October 19, 1986. He was sent as a missionary in Japan in 1990 and was ordained a priest on April 23, 1994, in the Philippines. Fr. Edgar served in many parishes in the Archdiocese of Osaka, Sendai, and Tokyo. He served as a Provincial Superior of the CICM Province of Japan from 2004 to 2012.

    Consecration Schedule

    Date and Time: Saturday, March 19, 2022, 10:30 a.m. (Japan time)

    Place: Cathedral of Motoderakoji, Sendai, Japan

    Congratulations to Msgr. Edgar and may God bless his new ministry.  

     

    URL for video streaming: https://youtu.be/8NZGupfiRt8

     The video is also available from 10:00 (Japan time) on the day of the event.


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