After a long battle against a lingering illness, Rev. Fr. Angel Fidel passed on last February 12, 2021 at the age of 88.
The Diocese of Bacolod paid its last respect to Fr. Fidel whose mortal remains was brought to the San Sebastian Cathedral for a Funeral Mass at 2:00 PM last February 19, 2021.
Bishop Patricio A. Buzon, SDB, D.D. presided the Mass together with concelebrating priests.
Fr. Fidel served for 28 years as priest for the Diocese of Bacolod which included the following assignments: as parochial vicar for San Sebastian Parish (1992), chaplain of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Chaplaincy, Brgy. Antipolo, Pontevedra (1993), chaplain of Doctor’s Hospital, Bacolod City (1994) and parochial vicar of San Sebastian Cathedral (2001) until his retirement from active service in 2007. Since then, he stayed at the Domus Dei Hospice in Silay City.
His mortal remains are now interred at the Bacolod Memorial Park, Brgy. Alijis, Bacolod City.
He was ordained to the diaconate on December 20, 1974 and to the priesthood on March 7, 1992.