Diocesan Announcements (Bishop's Circular No: BP/2018/023)

Date: 13th August 2018

Bishop's Circular No: BP/2018/023

To All Clergy, Religious and Lay Faithful of Malacca Johore Diocese.

Re: DIOCESAN ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Parish Placements : Parish Priests, Assistant Parish Priests and Permanent Deacons

    MELAKA Vicariate
    1. St Mary's Church, Air Salak (Frs John Yoew, KC Wong [PIR], Dcn Anthony Chua)
    2. Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Krubong (Frs Patrick Tyoh, Joseph Heng, Dcn James Anthony)
    3. St Theresa's Church, Melaka (Frs Thomas Chong SJ, Martinian Lee)
    4. St Francis Xavier's Church, Melaka (Frs Cyril Mannayagam, Devadasan, Anthony Chan, CDD)
    5. St Peter's Church, Melaka (Fr Lionel Thomas)

    NORTH JOHOR CENTRAL Vicariate
    1. St Andrew's Church, Muar (Fr Paul Wong)
    2. St Philip's Church, Segamat (Frs James Rajendran, Jason Wong)
    3. St Anthony's Church, Cha'ah (Fr Neville Sinnappah)
    4. St Henry's Church, Batu Pahat (Frs Moses Rayappan, Louis Chin)
    5. St Louis' Church, Kluang (Msgr Peter Ng, Frs Damian Charles, Alex Mariasoosai, Dcn Louis Martin, Dcn Joseph Gratian [rtd])

    SOUTH JOHOR Vicariate
    1. Christ The King Church, Kulai (Frs Matthew Bun, Joe Matthews OFM Cap, Dcn Arama Das)
    2. Skudai Catholic Centre, Skudai (Fr Christopher Lee, Dcn Offic Joseph)
    3. Holy Family Church, Ulu Tiram (Msgr Michael Mannayagam, Dcn Steven Wong)
    4. St Elizabeth's Church, Kota Tinggi (Fr Joseph Lee OFM)
    5. St Joseph's Church, Plentong (Frs Anthony Ng, Moses Yap OFM, Dcn Leslie Petrus)
    6. St Theresa's Church, Masai (Frs Adrian Francis, Paul Sia)
    7. Church of the Immaculate Conception, JB (Frs Eddie Rayappan, Benedict Yee, Claurence Motoyou OFM, Dcn Sherman Kuek OFS)
    8. Sacred Heart Cathedral, JB (Frs Simon Yong SJ, Dr. Michael Teng, John Pereira)

     

  2. New Postings for the Clergy

    Priests

    1. Fr John Yoew (PP, SMC Air Salak) w.e.f. 1st October 2018
    2. Fr KC Wong (Priest -in-Residence, SMC Air Salak) w.e.f. 1st October 2018
    3. Fr Thomas Chong SJ (PP, STC Melaka) w.e.f. 1st October 2018
    4. Fr Louis Chin (APP, St Henry Batu Pahat) w.e.f. 1st December 2018
    5. Msgr Peter Ng (PP, St Louis Kluang) w.e.f. 1st October 2018
    6. Fr Joseph Lee OFM (P. Administrator, St Elizabeth Kota Tinggi) w.e.f. 15th August 2018
    7. Fr Simon Yong SJ (PP, SHC JB) w.e.f. 1st August 2018
    8. Fr Joseph Heng (APP, OLG Krubong) w.e.f. 1st August 2018

     

    Deacons

    9. Dcn Arama Das (CTK, Kulai) w.e.f. 1st October 2018
    10. Dcn Offic Joseph (SCC, Skudai) w.e.f. 1st October 2018
    11. Dcn James Anthony (OLG, Krubong) w.e.f. 1st October 2018

     

  3. Clergy Away on Studies or Pending Studies

    1. Fr Lawrence Ng : Doctorate Sacred Theology (USA) : Completes in 2020
    2. Fr Ryan lnnas Muthu : Licentiate Biblical Theology (Rome) : Completes in September 2018
    3. Fr Louis Chin : PLMM (EAPI) : Completes in December 2018
    4. Fr Paul Wong : PLMM (EAPI) : Completes in July 2019
    5. Fr Cyril Mannayagam : PLMM (EAPI) : Completes in July 2019
    6. Fr Moses Rayappan : Licentiate in Catechetics (TBC) : (Begin in 2019)
    *7. Fr Lionel Thomas : Priests Internship Pro g. (Halifax) : (Begin in 2019/2020)
    *8. Fr Adrian Francis : Licentiate Sacraments (Rome) : (Begin in 2020)
    *9. Fr Damian Charles : Licentiate Canon Law (TBC) : (Begin in 2020)

     

  4. Diocesan Appointments to Ministries with effect from 1st October 2018.

      Name of MJD Clergy Appointments to Ministry
    1 MSGR. PETER NG, VG1 COC/COP/CURIA Head/DOSC/DFC.
    2 MSGR. MICHAEL MANNAYAGAM, VG2 COC/COP/CURIA/DOHD/DFC.
    3 FR CHRISTOPHER LEE, Chancellor COC/COP/PSO/Tribunal.
    4 FR ANTHONY NG, Moderator Tribunal.
    5 FR ADRIAN FRANCIS Liturgy.
    6 FR ANTHONY CHAN, CDD CCR (C)
    7 FR BENEDICT YEE (Rtd) Prayer Ministry (Intercessory)
    8 FR CYRIL MANNAYAGAM CCR Bishop's Delegate (E/T/C/BM)
    9 FR DAMIAN CHARLES PEREIRA CMR/PSO/CLG/Tribunal.
    10 FR DEVADASAN MADALA MUTHU Diocesan Tamil Apostolate.
    11 FR EDWARD RAYAPPAN IRD/Ecu
    12 FR JAMES RAJENDRAN MJPS/MJDAT/SSVPs.
    13 FR JASON WONG KOK CHEAK Youth Ministry/Vocation.
    14 FR JOHN BAPTIST YOEW Diocesan Chinese Apostolate.
    15 FR JOHN PEREIRA Catechetical/RCIA/PMS.
    16 FR JOSEPH HENG -
    17 FR LAWRENCE NG (USA Study) -
    18 FR LIONEL THOMAS Seminarian Affairs/Vocations.
    19 FR LOUIS CHIN -
    20 FR MATTHEW BUN FLM (C).
    21 FR MICHAEL TENG, DR CDAM (J)/Ministry of the Sick.
    22 FR MOSES LUI Bible Apostolate.
    23 FR MOSES RAYAPPAN Cat echetical/ RCIA .
    24 FR NEVILLE SINNAPPAH BMA/KEP .
    25 FR PATRICK TYOH MJD Media.
    26 FR PAUL WONG DOHD.
    27 FR RYAN INNAS MUTHU Bible Apostolate (T/E).
    28 FR SEBASTIAN KOH, SJ DFA/DFC.
    29 FR SIMON YONG KONG BENG, SJ Expats Communities;
    Koreans/Spanish/Filipinos/Pengerang
    30 FR. THOMAS CHONG, SJ Bible Apostolate (E/C)
    31 FRIAR JOSEPH LEE HOCK JIN, OFM -
    32 FRIAR MOSES YAP, OFM DCNE.
    33 RE V. P. DEACON ANTHONY CHUA SMC Air Salak - ASCVC/DFC.
    34 RE V. P. DEACON ARAMA DAS CTK Kulai/FLM-Marriage (T)
    35 RE V. P. DEACON DR LESLIE PETRUS FLM - PMC
    36 RE V. P. DEACON DR SHERMAN KUEK, OFS SOW/DCNE.
    37 REV. P. DEACON JAMES ANTHONY Catechetical/RCIA.
    38 REV. P. DEACON LOUIS MARTIN CTAM.
    39 REV. P. DEACON OFFIC JOSEPH SCC Skudai - BECAFT.
    40 REV. P. DEACON STEVEN WONG DOHD/DFC/MJD Projects Management (Johor)

     

      Name of ASSISTING Clergy
    41 FR ANTHONY HENG ANN TAN, CDD -
    42 FR MARTIN THEN JIN VUI, CDD -
    43 FR JOHN CHIA KHEE LONG, CDD -
    44 FR THOMAS KOO, CDD -
    45 FR JOSEPH NG SWEE CHUN, SJ -
    46 FR JOE MATTHEWS, OFM Cap ME Priest/CTK Kulai

     

      Name of Transitional Deacons
    47 REV ALEXUCHELVAM MARIASOOSAI FLM/MJDAT.
    48 REV MARTINIAN LEE HOCK CHUAN YAM/WWR/YES/MJDAT/Vocation.
    49 REV PAUL SIA CHAU KIANG Liturgy/BECAFT/MJDAT.
    50 FRIAR (LAURENCE MOTOYOU Migrants/AOR.

     

      Retired Bishops/Priests/Permanent Deacons
    51 BISHOP EMERITUS JAMES CHAN -
    52 BISHOP EMERITUS PAUL TAN, SJ -
    53 FR FRANCIS KOU Graceville Chaplain
    54 FR LUCAS HO -
    55 FR JOSEPH HUNG -
    56 FR THADDEUS FOO -
    57 FR BARTHOLOMEW KC WONG -
    58 FR IGNATIUS HUAN SJV Retreats
    59 REV P. DEACON JOSEPH GRATIAN -

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