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Fr. Toledo, former AMRSP secretary, dies at 37

Fr. Toledo, former AMRSP secretary, dies at 37

Fr. Dexter Toledo, OFM (1983-2021). SCREENSHOT/FRANCISCAN COMMUNICATIONS

By CBCP News

February 8, 2021

Manila, Philippines

Franciscan Fr. Dexter Toledo, former co-executive secretary of the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (AMRSP), died on Monday.

His confrere Fr. Angel Cortez said the priest was found unconscious in his bedroom at around 11:00 a.m..

He said that Toledo was immediately brought to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

The priest was 37 years old.

His congregation has yet to announce the cause of death but Cortez said the priest had histories of “seizures”.

“He (Toledo) used to experience seizures when he is stressed or overexcited,” Cortez said.

Toledo served as AMRSP co-executive secretary from 2014 to 2018.

At the time of his death, he was serving as the secretary general of the Order of Friars Minor – Philippine Province of San Pedro Bautista and director of Franciscan Communications Office.

Toledo was also one of the co-hosts of “Barangay Simbayanan” over Radio Veritas with Angelique Lazo.

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