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.