March 27th,2010 Vigil 10am – Mass 12noon
That the Servant of God, Alphonse Gallegos,
an Augustinian Recollect and Auxiliary Bishop of Sacramento, California,
may ever remain close to his beloved flock,
and they can constantly ask his intercession,
his mortal remains will be transferred to a new tomb
at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe,
711 T Street, Sacramento, California,
on Saturday, March 27, 2010
after a solemn concelebrated Mass
to be presided by his Excellency Bishop Jaime Soto at 12 midday.
The vigil will start at 10:00 in the morning. The faithful are cordially invited to attend
this sacred occasion and to pray that the day may come
when this devoted son of Our Lady of Guadalupe
may be raised to the altars among the blessed and saints.
March 19th is the Solemnity of St. Joseph. It is the Saint that will once again be the center of attention for the Gallegos Family. According to Senaida Kane, the sister of Bishop Alphonse Gallego, this year’s celebration marks the 75th year that the family will gather in his honor. This tradition was established by Joseph and Caciana Gallegos as they called their family together to pray the Rosary in veneration of the great St. Joseph.
One member of the family will be looking on from the heavenly heights, no doubt. He is Bishop Alphonse Gallegos Member of the Order of Augustinian Recollects and Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento, California, whose cause for beatification and canonization was introduced to the Vatican in Rome in November, 2006.
St. Joseph, pray for us!
Bishop Alphonse Gallegos Member of the Order of Augustinian Recollects and Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento, California, whose cause for beatification and canonization was introduced to the Vatican in Rome in November, 2006.
God our Father in Bishop Alphonse, you gave a light to your faithful people. You made him a pastor of the Church to feed your sheep with his word and to teach them by his example. We pray that his life of holiness and service to the People of God be acknowledged and that this loyal son of Our Lady of Guadalupe be counted among the saints of your Kingdom. We ask this blessing through Christ our Lord. Amen
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be
To communicate favors received at the intercession of Bishop Gallegos and contribute to his Cause of Canonization please contact:
29 Ridgeway Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052