APPOINTMENTS
  1. Fr Terence Kesavan has been appointed a member of the Council of Priests (Senate) in accordance with can. 497 3° for a term of two [2] years with effect from 20 August 2015.

  2. Fr Terence Kesavan has been appointed a member of the Board of Consultors in accordance with can. 502 for a term of five [5] years with effect from 20 August 2015.

  3. Fr Stephen Yim has been appointed a member of the Council of Priests (Senate) in accordance with can. 497 3° for a term of two [2] years with effect from 20 August 2015.

  4. Fr Clifford Augustine OFM has been appointed the secretary for the Council of Priests (Senate) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 20 August 2015, and at the same time relinquishes his post as Chair of the West District parishes.

  5. Fr John Joseph Fenelon has been appointed a member of Clarity Singapore Limited for a term of two [2] years with effect from 20 August 2015.

  6. Fr Jovita Cyprian Ho has been reappointed as Tertiary Chaplain to the National University of Singapore Catholic Students’ Society (NUSCSS) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 20 August 2015.

  7. Fr Edward Seah has been reappointed to the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools for a term of two [2] years with effect from 20 August 2015.

  8. Fr Matthew Tan SJ has been appointed Assistant Priest to the Church of St Ignatius for a term of three [3] years with effect from 1 September 2015, upon presentation in accordance with can. 147.

  9. Ms Ann Yong has been appointed a member of the Human Resource Advisory Council of the Chancery for a term of two [2] years with effect from 10 July 2015.

  10. Mr Thomas Tan has been reappointed as a member and Chair to the Board of Catholic Welfare Services (CWS) for a term of two [2] years with effect from 30 October 2015.

  11. Professor Su Guaning has been appointed a member of the Catholic High School Management Committee for a term of three [3] years with effect from 1 October 2015.

  12. The following have been reappointed members of the Catholic High School Management Committee for a further term of three [3] years with effect from 1 October 2015:

    1. Fr Henry Siew Weng Loong – Chairman
    2. Br Pierre Paul Gaudette Emmanuel – Vice-Chairman
    3. Mr Wong Ann Kin – Secretary
    4. Mr Heng Yeow Meng Michael – Treasurer
    5. Ms Phua Siok Gek Cynthia – Member
    6. Mr Han Chee Juan – Member
    7. Mr Lam Chun Kai Simon – Member
    8. Mr Lien Tsung Chern Laurence – Member
    9. Mr Tay Lim Heng – Member
    10. Mr Khua Kian Keong Eric – Member
    11. Mr Lim Teng Sherng – Member
    12. Ms Soh Lai Leng - Member

RESIGNATIONS

  1. Fr Erbin Fernandez has tendered his resignation from both the Senate and the Board of Consultors and Archbishop William Goh DD has accepted it with effect from 20 August 2015.
  2. Fr Ignatius Yeo had tendered his resignation from both the Senate and the Board of Consultors and Archbishop William Goh DD has accepted it with effect from 20 August 2015.
  3. Fr Christopher Lee has tendered his resignation from the Archdiocesan Commission for Liturgy and Archbishop William Goh DD has accepted it with effect from 20 August 2015.

OTHER MATTERS

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 2016
2016 being a leap year, 15 August 2016 will fall on a Monday. The Catholic Bishops Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei has taken a decision to move the Solemnity to the Sunday of 14 August 2016.

Pastoral Care for Ng Teng Fong Hospital and Jurong Community Hospital
The abovementioned two hospitals fall within the geographical boundaries of the parish of St Mary of the Angels. Hence the pastoral care for these two hospitals will be assumed by the said parish.

Archdiocesan Media Policy
The Archdiocesan Media Policy was approved by the Senate on 20 August 2015. All church entities are required to observe it. Further information may be downloaded from the Archdiocesan Communications Office section of the Archdiocesan website.

CTIS and St Francis Xavier Major Seminary
St Francis Xavier Major Seminary (SFXMS) and the Catholic Theological Institute of Singapore (CTIS) will embark on a common theological academic programme beginning in the new semester of 2016. Classes will be held at CTIS premises at Waterloo Street. Formation specific to the training for the priesthood will continue to be provided at the major seminary. The new restructured CTIS course will be based on the Baccalaureate-in-Theology Programme (STB) which the seminary is currently offering to seminarians.

ERRATUM
In the Chancery Notice of CHN/CN/2015/008 it was mistakenly reported that the new parish of the Church of Transfiguration is clustered with the East District parishes. The new parish is to be clustered with the Serangoon District parishes.


Chancery of the Titular Roman Catholic Archbishop of Singapore
Download PDF file: ChanceryNoticeCHN-CN-2015-009.pdf

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