Msgr. Rey S. Monsanto is now doing fine after collapsing while celebrating mass Monday morning, June 29, 2020, at the Our Lady of Fatima Parish Church in Camaman-an, Cagayan de Oro City. An alert altar boy caught him as he was about to collapse. The incident was caught on video livestreamed in Facebook via Marian Radio Bandera,
Msgr. Monsanto collapsed while about to start the last prayer right after the Holy Communion. He was already conscious and conversing with parishioners after he was revived by lay ministers and staff. An emergency unit from nearby Xavier University Maria Reyna Hospital arrived a few minutes later but Msgr. Monsanto was only checked by medical staff. Accordingly, Msgr. Monsanto wasn’t able to eat breakfast before the long mass. Below are screengrabs from the live video.
Watch the whole mass below.