NEW BISHOP. Newly ordained and installed Malaybalay bishop Noel P. Pedregosa speaks at the end of the three-hour set of ceremonies at the San Isidro Cathedral on Sept. 14, 2021. He is the 5th bishop of the diocese after bishops +Francisco Claver, Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales, Malaybalay Bishop-emeritus Honesto Pacana, and Jose Cabantan, who is the current Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro.
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Cagayan de Oro Archbishop Jose A. Cabantan, principal consecrator of the ordination and installation rites, leads prayers at the ceremonies held at the San Isidro Cathedral in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon in the morning of September 14, 2021
The 20-member Mass Choir provides hymns and songs in their Bukidnon ethnic inspired attire for the ordination and installation of the 5th bishop of a diocese, which covers among its faithful people from seven tribes from indigenous cultural communities throughout the province of Bukidnon.
The on-going ceremonies inside the San Isidro Cathedral in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, Philippines
Organizers arranged the conduct of the ceremonies following physical distancing and other health protocols.