Fr. Isidore Vicente, O.P. (1939-2017)

Fr. Isidore Vicente, OPIt is with great sadness that we announce the death of our brother, Fr. Isidore Vicente, O.P. Fr. Isidore died May 22, 2017 in Houston, Texas. He entered the Order of Preachers in 1956 and was ordained to the priesthood of Jesus Christ on June 6, 1964.


Born: March 28, 1939
Professed: October 7, 1957
Ordained: June 6, 1964
Died: May 22, 2017



Funeral Information:

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Holy Rosary Church
3617 Milam Street
Houston, TX 77002
7:00PM  Vigil

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Holy Rosary Church
3617 Milam Street
Houston, TX 77002
10:00 AM  Funeral Mass

All funeral services listed are open to anyone who would like to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Province of St. Martin de Porres would be appreciated.

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings glad tidings, announcing peace, bearing good news, announcing salvation, and saying to Zion, “Your God is King!” Isaiah 52:7


Palencia, Spain 1957

Simple, Palencia, Spain, October 7, 1957
Solemn, Palencia, Spain, October 7, 1960

Diaconate, Salamanca, Spain by Bishop Barbado Viejo, O.P., March 19, 1963
Priesthood, St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, Oakland, CA by Bishop Floyd Begin, D.D., June 6, 1964

Philosophy,  Dominican Institute of Philosophy, Las Caldas de Besaya, Santander, Spain, 1960, B.A.
Theology, Pontifical Faculty of Theology, Dominican House of Studies, Salamanca, pain,1960-1963, BA
Pontifical Faculty, Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C., 1963-1965, S.T.L., S.T.Lr.
Masters Program, Marriage and Family Therapy, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX, 1984-1985

Assistant Pastor, St. Dominic Parish, Miami, FL, 1965-1974
Part-Time Chaplain, Pan American Hospital, Miami, FL, 1965-1976
Pastor, St. Dominic Parish, Miami, FL, 1974-1976
Assistant Pastor, Holy Rosary Parish, Woodland, CA, 1976-1977
Pastor, St. Dominic Parish, Miami, FL, 1977-1983
Part-Time Chaplain, Pan American Hospital, Miami, FL, 1977-1983
Summer Mini-Pastoral, MACC, San Antonio, TX, 1983
Co-Director, Campus Ministry, San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX, 1983-1987
Pastor, Mater Dolorosa Parish, Independence, LA, 1987-1993
Part-Time Chaplain, North Oaks Hospital, Hammond, LA, 1987-1993
Campus Minister, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1993-1998
Chaplain, St. Joseph -DUBUIS Catholic Hospital, 1999-2002
Chaplain, Houston Dominican Sisters, St. Dominic Nursing Home and Villa, 1999-2002
Pastor, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, New Orleans, LA, 2002-2003
Parochial Vicar, Holy Rosary Parish, Houston, TX, 2003-2017

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Dominican Province of St. Martin de Porres,
1421 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 200, Metairie, LA  70001.

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