APPOINTMENTS
  1. Mgr Ambrose Vaz has been appointed as Spiritual Director of the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate which has been entrusted to the Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity (FMVD) to manage and run programmes.

  2. Fr Paul Tay has relinquished his office as Parish Priest of the Church of the Sacred Heart with effect from 8 December 2014 and is a retired clergy of the Archdiocese. Further arrangements are being worked out for his residence and onward care.

  3. Fr Stephen Yim has been appointed as Parish Priest of the Church of the Sacred Heart for a term of six [6] years with effect from 8 December 2014.

  4. Ms Wendy Louis will retire from her current post of Executive Director for the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools on 9 December 2014, having served in this role since 1 January 2009. She has been serving the Archdiocese and regional bodies as a full-time staff since 1987 and in different capacities. The Archdiocese would like to acknowledge her years of dedicated service.

  5. Fr Edward Seah has been appointed as Acting Director “ad interim” for the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools with effect from 9 December 2014.

  6. Ms Pauline Teng Chock Ngin has been appointed a member of the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools for a term of two [2] years beginning 1 January 2015.

  7. Mr Jeffrey Koh Thiam Seng has been appointed a member of the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools for a term of two [2] years beginning 1 January 2015.

  8. The following have been appointed to the Board of Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectations (ABLE) for a term of two [2] years beginning 1 January 2015:
    1. Mr Ambrose Law
    2. Mr Bernardus Angkawidjaja
    3. Mr Michael Choo
    4. Mr Quek Khor Ping
    5. Mr Raymundo Yu
    6. Mr Soh Yew Hock
    7. Ms Serena Fah

  9. Ms Sherlyn Khong has been appointed onto the Board of Caritas Singapore Community Council for a term of two [2] years beginning 1 January 2015.

  10. Fr Paul Ngo Thanh Phong MEP is appointed as Assistant Priest to the Church of Christ the King with effect from 10 January 2015.

  11. Fr Emmanuel Danjoux MEP is appointed as Assistant Priest to the Church of St Teresa with effect from 10 January 2015.

  12. Fr Augustine Joseph has been granted permission to take a sabbatical and will relinquish his post as Parish Priest of the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes with effect from 3 January 2015. He will pursue studies in Marriage and Family.

  13. Fr Anthony Raj has been appointed as Parish Administrator for the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in accordance with can. 539 with effect from 3 January 2015 to 1 May 2015.

  14. Fr John Joseph Fenelon is appointed as Parish Priest to the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes for a term of six years with effect from 1 May 2015.

  15. Fr Gregory Van Giang MEP is appointed Parish Priest of the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea for a term of six [6] years with effect from 1 June 2015.

OTHER MATTERS

  1. The Congregation of the Infant Jesus Sisters have elected a new leadership team that will assume office in February 2015 to February 2018 with the completion of the term of the current Provincial Sr Agnes Lee IJ. The new Provincial is Sr Maria Lau with two councilors Sr Jocelyn Kang IJ and Sr Joan Tay IJ.

  2. The Infant Jesus Clementi Centre (IJC) which provides residential care for children from disadvantaged and challenged backgrounds has ceased operation with effect from 1 November 2014.

  3. Parish Priests and heads of entities are reminded to attend an important session on Salary Administration Session in order to assist them at the annual yearend performance review of their staff. The session is planned for Friday, 12 December 2014, from 10am – 12 noon at St Ignatius Hall, Church of St Ignatius.
Chancery of the Titular Roman Catholic Archbishop of Singapore
Download PDF file: ChanceryNoticeCHN-CN-2014-016.pdf

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