Wylard Ledama Biography

Wylard Ledama is a Filipino clergy. She is the first transgender to be ordained to the sacred order of deacons of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) or Philippine Independent Church.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Wylard Ledama
Nickname –> Wowa
Birth Date –> (Age 28 in 2022)
Hometown –> Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur, Philippines

Brief Biography
Sister Wowa Ledema grew up with her grandmother who accepted her and even taught her some basic skills normally reserved for girls such as cross-stitching and creating flowers from crepe paper. She finished a degree in nursing and proceeded to enter Aglipay Central Theological Seminary in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan as a seminarian.

On February 24, 2023, Sister Wowa Ledema was ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons of Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) at the church’s National Cathedral in Manila. The ordination was officiated by the church’s Supreme Bishop Rhee Timbang.

Wylard Ledema
Wylard Ledema (Credit: IFI)

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