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Diocese of Kabankalan

Bishop Patricio A Buzon
Bishop Patricio A Buzon
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Bishop Patricio A Buzon
The Bishop's House, Sitio Mojon, Kabankalan City, 6111 Negros Occidental, Philippines The Kabankalan Chancery, Kabankalan City, 6111 Negros Occidental, Philippines
(63) 34-471-2292
Fax :(63) 34-471-2163
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Bishop Patricio Buzon, SDB, (Salesian Society of St. John Bosco/Salesians) was born March 14, 1950, in Cebu City, central Philippines, where he finished elementary education at the Asilo de la Milagrosa school. He entered the Don Bosco Academy High School in San Fernando, Pampanga, and later the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila where he got his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Education, majoring in Electricity. He completed his Bachelor of Sacred Theology in the same university.

His first religious profession in the Salesian order was on June 29, 1967, and his perpetual profession was on May 24, 1973. A year after his priestly ordination on Dec. 8, 1976, he became the spiritual moderator of Don Bosco Missionary Seminary in Talisay, Cebu (1977-1982) and later served as its rector (1982-1988). He was also rector of Don Bosco Technical High School in Punta Princesa, Cebu (1988-1992).

For five years from 1992, he was his Salesian province's vice-provincial. Before his ordination as bishop on Feb. 19, 2003, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Punta Princesa, he served as provincial of the Salesians' Mary Help of Christians Province-South. On March 12, 2003 he, was installed as the second bishop of the Diocese of Kabankalan, replacing a bishop who was transferred to another diocese. Presently, the bishop is a member of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines' Episcopal Commission on Youth. He is also president of the UST Central Seminary Alumni Association.
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