As we mourn his passing, we take this opportunity to share the details of his upcoming celebration of life and offering of final respects.
A FUNERAL MASS will be held on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15th, 2020 at 5:00PM at St. Christopher Catholic Church, Moreno Valley, CA. As restrictions are in effect, the MASS will be limited to clergy and immediate family members and friends. We invite you to join us online via the YouTube page. Following the FUNERAL MASS, a public viewing will be held from 7:00PM to 10:00PM in the same Church.
If you would like to make a gift in honor of Fr. Tony, MS, please direct your support to the “Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette”. Thank you for keeping Fr. Tony, his religious and biological family in your prayers.
IN MEMORY of FR. ANTONIO GAONA ABUAN, MS
It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Fr. Antonio Gaona Abuan, MS. He died peacefully on October 3rd, 2020 in California. Fr. Tony was born on November 13, 1954, professed his religious vows on June 16, 1981, and received his priestly ordination on May 16, 1984. He was assigned in various capacities in the Philippines, Hawaii, and in the Diocese of San Bernardino, California. Fr. Tony is well remembered as a faithful La Salette and a peace and justice advocate. May he rest in peace.