LOOK: 119 Bacolod priests renew vows of priesthood

Mitch Miranda Lipa, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 18 2019 01:22 PM | Updated as of Apr 18 2019 01:34 PM

Priests renew their vow of priesthood at the San Sebastian Cathedral in Bacolod City. Mitch Miranda Lipa, ABS-CBN News

BACOLOD CITY - A total of 119 priests under the Diocese of Bacolod renewed their vows of priesthood Thursday during a Chrism Mass led by Bishop Patricio Buzon at the San Sebastian Cathedral here. 

The renewal of the priesthood vow is held every Maundy Thursday. 

Buzon reminded the priests and religious leaders to be sincere in their commitment to be disciples of Christ.

Also held during the mass was the blessing and consecration of water and oil used by priests in officiating baptisms and confirmations. 

The Diocese of Bacolod covers 72 parishes and chaplaincies from Victorias City in the north to the town of Hinigaran in the southern part of Negros Occidental.

Mitch Miranda Lipa, ABS-CBN News

Mitch Miranda Lipa, ABS-CBN News

Mitch Miranda Lipa, ABS-CBN News

Mitch Miranda Lipa, ABS-CBN News