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CHANCERY NOTICE


I.  APPOINTMENTS AND TRANSFERS

Cardinal John TONG has made the following appointments and transfers—

(i) Effective 1 February 2021

Rev. Joseph Deli JIA, SVD, Assistant Parish Priest in Holy Cross Parish, Shaukiwan, Hong Kong.

 (ii) Effective 1 March 2021

Rev. David LAU Foo-kun ceases to be Parish Priest of St. Paul’s Parish, Yaumati, Kowloon, and is appointed Assistant Parish Priest in Mother of Good Counsel Parish, San Po Kong, Kowoon.

Rev. Patrick SUN Ing-feng, is appointed Parish Priest of the above-mentioned St. Paul’s Parish; he will also remain in office as Parochial Administrator of Rosary Parish, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, until 11 March 2021.

Rev. John WOTHERSPOON, OMI, is appointed Assistant Parish Priest in the above-mentioned St. Paul’s Parish.

 

II. JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMISSION OF THE HONG KONG CATHOLIC DIOCESE

The following current members will serve until 31 December 2021:

Mr. Erik SHUM, Legal Adviser

Rev. Deacon Anthony SIN Yiu-fat

Mr. Joannes CHUNG Ping-lam

Mr. Gregory LO Cheuk-fung

Ms. Jackie NG Siu-lin

Mr. Francis TANG Chi-ho

Cardinal John TONG has appointed/reappointed the following as Commission members for a two -year term, effective 1 January 2021:

Rev. William YIP, Ecclesiastical Adviser

Rev. Paolo CERUTI, PIME

Rev. Slawomir KALISZ, OMI

Ms. Biddy KWOK Chui-yee, Chairperson

Miss Joyce AU Yat-che

Miss Veronica CHAN Sin-ying

Mr. Aidan IP Kim-ching

Mr. Godfrey LAU Yiu-chung

Ms. Bernadette LEE Wing-sum

Ms. Teresa LEE Yuk-mei

Mr. LUI Yu-shing

Mr. Stephen WONG Yu-ming

Mr. Paul YIM Yiu-cheong

III. AD HOC COMMITTEE FOR PARISH RENEWAL

Cardinal John TONG has appointed the following to be members of the newly formed Ad Hoc Committee for Parish Renewal for a three-year term, effective 1 February 2021:

Rev. Dominic CHAN (Convenor)

Rev. Joseph CHAN

Rev. Pietro Paolo DOSSI, PIME

Rev. Martin IP

Rev. Joseph LIU

Rev. Timothy WAN

Rev. Deacon Louis WONG

Sr. Carmela PAMEI, PIME

Ms. Margaret CHENG

Ms. FONG Ching-han

Mr. Peter HO

Mr. Gordon LAM

Ms. LEUNG Fung-kwan

Mr. SO Kwok-wai

IV. ASH WEDNESDAY (February 17)

As this year Ash Wednesday (February 17) falls on the sixth day of the Lunar New Year, the faithful are dispensed from fast and abstinence on that day in accordance with our diocesan regulation.  However, they are obliged to choose for themselves some other suitable forms of penance or perform some works of charity, in keeping with the penitential spirit of the season of Lent.

Given at the Chancery Office,

25 January 2021.

Rev. Lawrence LEE

Chancellor

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