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Reynaldo Bersabal

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Reynaldo Bendijo Bersabal
Auxiliary Bishop of Sacramento
AppointedApril 20, 2024
InstalledMay 31, 2024
Other post(s)Titular Bishop of Balecio
OrdinationApril 29, 1991
ConsecrationMay 31, 2024
by Jaime Soto
Personal details
Reynaldo Bendijo Bersabal[1]

(1964-10-15) October 15, 1964 (age 59)[2]
MottoIn Autem Verbo Tuo
Coat of armsReynaldo Bendijo Bersabal's coat of arms
Ordination history
Priestly ordination
DateApril 29, 1991
Episcopal consecration
Principal consecratorJaime Soto
DateMay 31, 2017
PlaceCathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Sacramento, California
Styles of
Reynaldo Bendijo Bersabal
Reference style
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleBishop

Reynaldo Bendijo Bersabal[1] (born October 15, 1964) is a Filipino priest of the Catholic Church who serves as auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Sacramento.


The youngest of three children, Bersabal grew up in a small town in Mindanao, Philippines. He entered the diocesan seminary of San Jose de Mindanao where he obtained a degree in philosophy from Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan. On April 29, 1991, Bersabal was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro.

Episcopal career[edit]

Pope Francis appointed Bersabal auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Sacramento on April 20, 2024.[3][4][5] On May 31, 2024, Bersabal was consecrated as a bishop.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Pope Francis has appointed Father Rey Bersabal auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento". Diocese of Sacramento. 20 April 2024. Archived from the original on 21 April 2024. Retrieved 21 April 2024.
  2. ^ Esmaquel, Paterno II R. (20 April 2024). "Pope Francis names Mindanaoan priest as 5th Filipino bishop in US". Rappler. Retrieved 21 April 2024.
  3. ^ "Resignations and Appointments, 20.04.2024". Retrieved April 20, 2024.
  4. ^ "Pope Francis Names New Auxiliary Bishop of Sacramento". Retrieved April 20, 2024.
  5. ^ "Rev. Rey Bersabal named Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Sacramento; will assume his role following his episcopal ordination on May 31st" (PDF). Retrieved April 20, 2024.

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Episcopal succession[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Sacramento
Succeeded by