Catholic priest suspended for riding hoverboard during mass in Philippines

Video shows a priest in the Philippines riding his hoverboard during mass. (KGO-TV)

A Catholic priest found himself in one "holy mass" after using a hoverboard during Christmas Eve mass.

The Diocese of San Pablo, south of Manila, said the Rev. Albert San Jose has apologized for his action, which was caught on video and widely shared on YouTube.


The priest apparently couldn't wait to try out one of his gifts and used it to go up and down the aisles as he sang Christmas songs.

The Diocese of San Pablo in the Philippines was less amused.

The priest was suspended because mass is the "church's highest form of worship."

The San Pablo archdiocese said the priest's action "was wrong" and that "he will be out of the parish and will spend some time to reflect on this past event."

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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