On the feast of the Sto. Niño, His excellency Most Rev. Bishop Camilo Gregorio, D.D. of the Prelature of Batanes celebrated a Pontifical Mass according to the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite assisted by Rev. Fr. Erwin Dela Cruz at the St. Jerome Emiliani and Sta. Susana Parish in Ayala Alabang. The bishop was served by the servers of the extraordinary form of St. Jerome Emiliani, together with representatives from the Sikatuna TLM group, while the Van De Steen Chorale provided the rich sacred music comprising of Gregorian Chants and sacred Polyphony.
This is the first TLM pontifical mass celebrated at St. Jerome Emiliani and the second TLM celebrated by his excellency in the diocese of Parañaque.
Last September 13, 2008, the bishop administered the sacrament of confirmation according to the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite in the Diocese of Cubao.
Assistant Priest Rev. Fr. Erwin Dela Cruz
The celebrant, Most Rev. Bishop Camilo Gregorio, D.D.
The Crozier bearer, Buglia bearer and Mitre Bearer
Prayers at the foot of the altar
The Acolytes holding the candles for the Gospel
The bishop giving his sermon with the torchbearers
Assistant Server #2 preceding the Cross bearer
The Thurifer and Boat bearer
The altar servers with his Excellency
His Excellency and the servers with Mrs. Marilou Barnes-Cortez