Fr. Anscar to be laid to rest Thursday
Fr. Anscar J. Chupungco, OSB, the acknowledged dean of Filipino liturgists, will be laid to rest Thursday at the La Loma Catholic Cemetery following the funeral Mass at 8 a.m. at the Abbey of Our Lady of Montserrat in Mendiola, Manila.
Fr. Chupungco died on Jan. 9 at the Paul VI Institute of Liturgy in Malaybalay, Bukidnon. He was 73.
Gaudencio B. Cardinal Rosales, archbishop emeritus of Manila will be the presider and homilist. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas will deliver a message on the awarding of the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medal to Fr. Chupungco during the Mass.