APPOINTMENTS
  1. Fr Erbin Fernandez has relinquished his office as Episcopal Vicar for the Office for the New Evangelization and has been appointed as Spiritual Director of Catholic Spiritual Centre and will take up residence at the centre with effect from 1 February 2015.

  2. Fr Terence Pereira has been appointed Episcopal Vicar for the New Evangelization and will have oversight of the Office for the New Evangelization with effect from 1 February 2015.

  3. Fr Timothy Yeo has been appointed as Parish Priest of Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace for a term of six [6] years with effect from 1 May 2015.

  4. Fr Brian D’Souza has been appointed as Parish Priest of Church of St Francis Xavier for a term of six [6] years with effect from 1 May 2015.

  5. Fr Kenny Tan has been appointed as Parish Priest of Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour for a term of six [6] years with effect from 1 May 2015.

  6. Fr Gerard Weerakoon has been appointed as Parish Priest of Church of St Stephen for a term of six [6] years with effect from 1 May 2015.

  7. Fr John Khoo has been appointed as Parish Assistant of Church of Christ the King for a term of six [6] years with effect from 1 May 2015.

  8. Fr John Joseph Fenelon has relinquished his role as Chair for the Archdiocesan Liturgy Commission upon assuming his new responsibilities with effect from 1 May 2015.

  9. Fr Jude David has been appointed as Parish Assistant of Church of St Francis Xavier for a term of three [3] years with effect from 1 May 2015.

  10. Fr Ignatius Yeo has been appointed as Chair to the Archdiocesan Liturgy Commission for a term of two [2] years with effect from 1 May 2015.

  11. Fr Clifford Augustine OFM has been appointed as Vice-Chair to the Archdiocesan Liturgy Commission for a term of two [2] years with effect from 1 May 2015.

  12. Fr Joachim Chang will take up residence at 206A Ponggol Seventeenth Avenue and will work from this address during the construction of the Church of Transfiguration.

  13. Ms Louisa Tan has been appointed to the board of Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives Singapore (CHARIS) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 1 January 2015.

  14. The following have been re-appointed to the board of Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives Singapore (CHARIS) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 1 January 2015.

    a.    Mr Edwin Sim
    b.    Mr Lum Hon Fye
    c.    Mr Philip Lim
    d.    Mr Willie Cheng
    e.    Ms Cheryl Tang
    f.    Ms Elizabeth Quah
    g.    Ms Jenny Teng

OTHER MATTERS

Clergy Identity Card
Clergy of the Archdiocese are asked to submit photographs of themselves in clerics for a Clergy Identity Card that would be issued by the Chancery. Scanned or digitized photos, which are preferred can be sent to the Chancery.

Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore Directory
The Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore Church Directory will not be published for this year. The Directory will be published biennially with the latest updates available on the website of the Archdiocese. Last year’s directory are being sold for $3.00 per copy at Catholic bookshops around Singapore.

Imprimatur
The Office for the New Evangelization has received an “imprimatur” from Archbishop William Goh DD for the publication of the 2015 Lenten Reflection booklet “Mercy – in the city.”

Easter Vigil
The Senate of Priests has reminded parish priests to observe the letter and spirit of the principle of having only one Easter Vigil in all parishes in Singapore. Citing the Circular letter from the Holy See it states that, “The celebration of the Easter Vigil for special groups is not to be encouraged, since above all in this Vigil the faithful should come together as one and should experience a sense of ecclesial community.”

Chancery of the Titular Roman Catholic Archbishop of Singapore
Download PDF file: ChanceryNoticeCHN-CN-2015-001.pdf

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