Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur - Chancery Notice

Appointment and reassignment of priests

Dec 08, 2023

1. Rev Fr Alvin Ng Sze Syn SJ is appointed as the Parish Priest of the Church of St Francis Xavier, Petaling Jaya with effect from January 1, 2024.

2. Rev Fr Norris Seenivasan SJ, will be ending his term as Parish Priest of the Church of St Francis Xavier, Petaling Jaya on December 31, 2023. In January 2024, he will be leaving for the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, California, USA for a six-month sabbatical programme.

3. Rev Fr Andrew Manickam OFM Cap, is appointed as Parish Administrator of the Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Kuala Lumpur effective December 11, 2023.

4. Rev Fr William Michael, the current Parish Priest of the Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Kuala Lumpur is being reassigned as a priest in residence at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, while continuing to be the Judicial Vicar of the Peninsular Malaysia Ecclesiastical Tribunal, Kuala Lumpur.

5. Rev Fr Bernard Hyacinth SJ, who has been serving in the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur since 2019, has moved to the Diocese of Penang. Starting November 15, 2023, he is appointed Assistant Priest at the Minor Basilica of St Anne, Bukit Mertajam.

Archbishop Julian Leow and the faithful of the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur express their heartfelt gratitude to Frs Norris Seenivasan SJ, William Michael, and Bernard Hyacinth SJ for serving faithfully in their respective assignments and to Frs Alvin Ng Sze Syn SJ and Andrew Manickam OFM Cap for willingly accepting their new appointment.

Let us always keep our priests in prayer as they continue to serve in the Lord’s vineyard Rev Fr Dr Clarence Devadass Chancellor

Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur
November 26, 2023

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