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Rev. Fr. Pedro Traqueña, O.P., the chaplain of the University of Santo Tomas Hospital (USTH) and the oldest Filipino Dominican Priest in the Priory of St. Thomas and the Dominican Province of the Philippines passed away last December 9, 2015.
Citing a report from The Varsitarian, the official student publication of UST, Rev. Fr. Traqueña did “several missionary work in the Babuyan Islands and served as National Promoter of the National Association of the Holy Name Society in the Philippines.”
In 2008, he received a lifetime achievement award for his “exemplary service in catering to the spiritual needs of the patients at University of Santo Tomas Hospital- Clinical Division (USTH-CD).