Ordination and Consecration of The Rev. Moises Quezada as Bishop Coadjutor
Information for Guests
Posted December 14, 2015
Updated January 8, 2016

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The Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, registrar of General Convention, have notified the Diocese of the Dominican Republic that Bishop Coadjutor-elect Moisés Quezada Mota has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.

Quezada was elected bishop coadjutor on July 26, 2015. His ordination and consecration service will take place in Santo Domingo at 10:00 a.m on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The Presiding Bishop will officiate. The ordination and consecration service will come at the conclusion of the annual convention of the Diocese of the Dominican Republic from Thursday, February 11, through Saturday, February 13. A detailed schedule will be posted here as soon as it is available, but the schedule highlights include the following:

Thursday February 11
Convention begins at Epiphany Cathedral in Santo Domingo. Click for map location: https://goo.gl/maps/Ha1e6cjXSUw

Friday February 12
Convention continues at Epiphany Cathedral. Click for map location: https://goo.gl/maps/Ha1e6cjXSUw

Friday February 12
7:00 p.m. Reception at the Club Arroyo Hondo – Jose Polanco #10 Santo Domingo. US$25/person, including transportation. Dress: cocktail attire (Women – knee-length dress, or dress pants or a skirt with a nice blouse; Men – a jacket and slacks, with or without a tie. Colors or patterns can be a bit bolder than with semi-formal attire.) Click for map location: https://goo.gl/maps/bFSGtYvMzeN2

Saturday February 13
10:00 a.m. Ordination and Consecration of the Bishop Coadjutor in the Volley Ball Stadium (Centro Olímpico Juan Pablo Duarte, Ave. 27 de Febrero). Transportation to and from the stadium will be provided. Click for map location: https://goo.gl/maps/Ap6AWjpnYMK2

Sunday February 14
Opportunities to worship in local Episcopal churches.

Monday February 15
Board meeting of the Dominican Development Group.

Tuesday February 16
Site visits to Episcopal churches, schools, and other facilities.

Wednesday February 17
Site visits to churches, schools, and other Episcopal facilities.

Guests are welcome to attend any or all of these activities.

Guests will make their own flight and hotel reservations. Please mention “Iglesia Episcopal Dominicana” (The Dominican Episcopal Church) when making hotel reservations and copy Karen Carroll <drequipos@gmail.com> on all email messages related to your hotel or flight reservations. For flights to this event, please select Las Américas International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional de Las Américas) – code SDQ.

Recommended hotels are listed below:

Hostal San Francisco de Asís
Av. Luis Pasteur #102 Gazcue
Santo Domingo
Click for map location: https://goo.gl/maps/vy8znLuzQNr
(809) 685-0101
Price US$45-US$60 including tax – room rate includes breakfast

Mercure Hotel
Calle el Conde esq. Hostos
Cuidad Colonial
Santo Domingo
Click for map location: https://goo.gl/maps/U6RKrVfga742
(809) 682-8418
Price US$70-US$90 including tax – room rate includes breakfast
For reservations, call 809 682-9612 or email h2974-fo@accor.com and state that you are part of the “Dominican Episcopal Church” group (Iglesia Episcopal Dominicana) to receive our contracted rates.

Crowne Plaza
Av. George Washington 218
Santo Domingo
Click for map location: https://goo.gl/maps/DNtwkxY6HsK2
(809) 221-0000
Price US$128 including tax – room rate includes breakfast
Crowne Plaza Reservation Form
Please fill out this reservation form and email it by January 15, 2016, to masiel.santana@ihg.com, phone (809) 221-1182.

A detailed day-by-day schedule and additional information for guests will be posted here soon.

For additional information now, contact Karen Carroll at the Mission Team Support Office of the Diocese of the Dominican Republic: <drequipos@gmail.com>; office (809) 686-7493 ext. 28; mobile (809) 812-9052. In particular, please send completed hotel reservations and flight schedules to Karen as soon as possible so she can plan for airport pickup and return.