Pastoral Initiatives

Penang Diocesan Pastoral Animating Team (PDPAT)

President
 Bishop Sebastian Francis
Vicar General for Pastoral Life
 Msgr. Bernard Paul (Chairman)
Executive Pastoral Assistant to the Bishop
 Sr. Margarete Sta. Maria, FdCC
Diocesan Pastoral Institute-Head
 Dr. Stephen Selvaraju
Pastoral Consultant
 Mr. Charles Bertille

Penang Diocesan Pastoral Institute

Head
 Dr. Steven Selvaraju
 +6004 – 261 1309
Secretary
 Ms. Lucia Lai
 +6004 – 261 1350

Penang Diocesan Pastoral Team

President
 Bishop Sebastian Francis
Executive Pastoral Assistant to the Bishop
 Sr. Margarete Sta. Maria, FdCC (Head)
Vicar General for Pastoral Life
 Msgr. Bernard Paul
Recording Secretary
 Ms. Lucia Lai
Head of Ministry/ Services
  1.     Rev. Francis Xavier – Liturgy
  2.     Rev. Mark Michael – Catechetics
  3.     Rev. Edmund Woon – Penang Diocese Family Life Commission & Counseling
  4.     Rev. Martin Arlando – Youth Ministry & Campus Ministry
  5.     Mr. Eustace Nonis – Penang Office of Human Development
  6.     Mr. Lazarus Anthony – Penang Diocese BEC Animating and Formation Team
  7.     Rev. Aloysius Tan – Vocation Animation & Chinese Apostolate
  8.     Rev. Jude Miranda – PMPT
  9.     Rev. Victor Louis – Pontifical Mission Society
  10.   Pending – Orang Asli Apostolate
  11.   Pending – Tamil Apostolate
  12.   Pending – Bahasa Apostolate
  13.   Mr. Arokiadass – Diocesan Inter-Religious and Ecumenism, MCCBCHST
  14.   Dr. Steven Selvaraju – Diocesan Pastoral Institute] Diocesan Service Team (CCR)
  15.   Bro. Pius Kanickam, OFM Cap – Penang Media and Social Communications

 

Episcopal Commission Diocesan Representative

Regional Justice & Peace Commission
President
 Bishop Joseph Hii, DD
 Rev. Andrew Stephen
Regional Social Communication Commission
President
 Bishop Cornelius Sim, DD
 Bro. Pious, OFM Cap Commission
Episcopal Regional Liturgical Commission
President
 Bishop Sebastian Francis
 Rev. Francis Xavier
Regional Biblical Commission
President
 Archbishop John Ha, DD
 Sr. Margarete Sta Maria, FdCC
Regional Pastoral Health Care Commission
President
 Bishop Cornelius Sim, DD
 Sr. Isobel Loong, FMDM
Malaysian Catechetical Commission
President
 Bishop Cornelius Piong
 Rev. Mark Michael
Pontifical Mission Society
President
 Archbishop John Wong
 Rev. Victor Louis

Penang Diocesan Conference of Religious (PDCR)

Vicar for Religious
 Rev. Joseph Stephen, CSsR
Documentation
 Bro. Vincent Corkery FSC
Chairperson
 Sr. Helena Vytialingam RGS
OFM Cap
 Rev. Joe Matthew
IJS
 Sr. Lucy Theseria
LSP
 Sr. Marie Jeanne
FMMA
 Bro Wolfgang Widmann
FMM
 Sr. Caroline Gan
FMDM
 Sr. Ter Lei
FdCC
 Sr. Monica Foo
CDD
 Rev Martin Then
CSCM
 Sr Joan Zhou

Penang Diocesan Vocation Team (PDVT)

 c/0 Church of the Sacred Heart, 31, Jalan lskandar 31900 Kampar, Perak
Head
 Rev. Aloysius Tan Yih Soo
 +6016 – 466 1946
Secretary To be appointed
Members
 Rev. Joseph Stephen, CSsR
 Rev. Joe Matthew, OFM Cap
 Rev. Thomas Koo, CDD
 Sr. Monica Foo, FdCC
 Sr. Angelic de Souza, FMM
 Representative from LSP
 Sr. Angelin 6., FMDM
 Sr. Maria Heng, CSCM
 Sr. Veronica Saminathan, RGS
 Anne & Alphonsus Ng (Laity)
 Emmanuel & Vicky Dorai (Laity)
 Bernadette Teh (Aux. of the Apostolate)
 Sylvia Ooi (Teresian Association)