Video Recording of the Ordination & Installation of Bishop John Stowe, O.F.M. Conv.

The Ordination and Installation of Bishop John Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. was celebrated  on Tuesday, May 5, 2-4:30 p.m. 

Commentary is provided by Mike Allen, Director of the Offices of Evangelization and Marriage & Family Life for the Diocese of Lexington, and Rev. Frank Brawner, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Winchester, KY.


13:00 - Reading of papal mandate
40:40 - Archbishop Kurtz's homily
58:25 - Examination of the candidate
1:01:15 - Litany of the Saints (Bishop-elect prostrate)
1:08:20 - Laying on of Hands
1:11:40 - Prayer of Consecration
1:15:02 - Anointing of the Bishop's head
1:17:00 - Presentation of the Book of the Gospels
1:17:44 - Investiture of Ring, Miter, and Crozier
1:19:20 - Seating of the Bishop
1:20:10 - Kiss of Peace
2:08:30 - Blessings
2:14:40 - Remarks of Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv.