SINGAPORE - Archbishop Nicholas Chia announced several transfers and appointments of priests at the Annual Advent Gathering of Priests at Church of St. Vincent de Paul on Dec 20, 2006. The new appointments will take effect on Jan 7, 2007. 


Church of St. Joseph, Bukit Timah

05.jpgFather Lawrence Yeo steps down as Parish Priest of St. Joseph due to ill health.

The new Parish Priest will be Father Edmund Chong (left).

The new Assistant Priest will be Father Alex Chua who is back from his sabbatical.


Church of the Holy Spirit, Thomson Road

Father John Nguyen van Dich will be the new Assistant priest.

Father Peter Paul (Petru) a new priest from Myanmar will minister to the foreign nationals from Myanmar.


Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Boon Lay Road

06.jpgFather David Thexeira (left) of Holy Spirit will be the new Assistant Priest replacing Father John Nguyen van Dich.



Blessed Sacrament Church, Queenstown

Father Remi Liando, SS.CC from Indonesia joins the parish as an Assistant Priest.


Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Ophir Road

Father K. M. Arockiyasamy has already joined the parish to minister to the Indian nationals.


07.jpgFather Paul Goh (left) will continue another two years as Spiritual Director to the Marriage Encounter Movement. Please lift up in your prayers, especially during this season, Archbishop Emeritus Gregory Yong and Father Carlo Lee, both of whom are at St. Joseph's Home, Jurong Road.

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