Patricio Buzon

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Patricio A. Buzon

Bishop of Bacolod
ProvinceNegros Occidental
DioceseDiocese of Bacolod
Installed9 August 2016
PredecessorVicente Navarra
Ordination8 December 1976
Consecration19 February 2003
Personal details
Patricio Abella Buzon

(1950-03-14) 14 March 1950 (age 73)
DenominationRoman Catholic
Alma materUniversity of Santo Tomas
MottoAdveniat Regnum Tuum
(Latin: "Thy Kingdom Come")
Coat of armsPatricio A. Buzon's coat of arms
Styles of
Patricio Buzon
Coat of Arms of Patricio Buzon.svg
Reference styleThe Most Reverend
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleBishop

Patricio Abella Buzon (born 14 March 1950) is a prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines. He is the current Bishop of Bacolod in Negros Occidental. His previous appointment was as the Bishop of Kabankalan.[1]

Early life[edit]

Buzon was born in Cebu City, Cebu on 14 March 1950. He attended Don Bosco Academy in San Fernando, Pampanga for his secondary school education, and the Don Bosco College Seminary in Canlubang, Pampanga, where he earned a college degree in Industrial Education, majoring in Electricity.[2] He completed his Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree from the University of Santo Tomas.[3]


He served as spiritual moderator of the Don Bosco Missionary Seminary in Talisay, Cebu from 1977 until 1982. In 2003, he was ordained as Bishop of the Diocese of Kabankalan. He was appointed as Bishop of the Diocese of Bacolod on 24 May 2016.


  1. ^ Cheney, David M. "Bishop Patricio Abella Buzon, S.D.B." Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  2. ^ Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines. "Most Rev. Patricio Abellana Buzon, SDB, D.D." Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  3. ^ Vatican Radio. "Mgr. Patricio A. Buzon transferred as Bishop of Bacolod, Philippines". Retrieved 2 August 2016.