Fr. Erasio Flores, SVD died 2:30 PM, April 28 2011 in Lourdes Hospital from cancer of the lungs. Requiescat in pace.
Fr. Erasio Flores, SVD was a Cebuano born in 1933 and was ordained a priest in 1959. He served as major superior of the SVD Region of Mindoro from 1970 to 1977, after which he was elected to the SVD Generalate in Rome as general consultor. In this capacity he served the Congregation from 1977 to 1988. Since 1989 he has been engaged in the special pastoral ministry of the SVD ministering the Filipino migrants first in Madrid; then, since 1996 until April 2004 in Berlin.
When Fr. Erasio Flores, SVD, came to Germany’s capital he brought with him a prayer message for the Filipino women:
“Lord it’s a mystery how you have sent the
Filipinas in Berlin straight into the
heart of the family as housewives.
You must have an important mission for them.
Help them to live up to it.”