Diocesan Consultative Bodies

College of Consultors

President:Bishop Bernard Paul, DD
Members:Msgr. Peter Ng Lai Huat, VG1
Msgr. Michcel Mannayagam, VG2
Rev. Christopher James Lee, Chancellor
Rev. Anthony Ng Lee Kiang, Moderator
Rev. John Baptist Yoew

Council of Priests

President:Bishop Bernard Paul, DD
Members:Msgr. Peter Ng Lai Huat, VG1
Msgr. Michcel Mannayagam, VG2
Rev. Christopher James Lee, Chancellor
Rev. Anthony Ng Lee Kiang, Moderator
Rev. Sebastian Koh, SJ – Diocesan Financial Administrator
Rev. John Yoew – Melaka VF1
Rev. Lionel Thomas – Melaka VF2
Rev. Paul Wong – North Johor Central VF1
Rev. Neville Sinnappah – North Johor Central VF2
Rev. Matthew Bun – South Johor VF1
Msgr. Michcel M. – South Johor VF2
Rev. Claurence Motoyou OFM – Episcopal Vicar for Consecrated Life

Association of Religious

Episcopal Vicar for Religious:Friar Claurence Motoyou, OFM
Secretary:Sr. Magdalena Kopong, FSIC
Treasurer:Sr. Andrea Tan CSCM
Members:Br. Ambrose Loke, FSC
Sr. Clara Antoni IJ
Br. Francis Chua, SG
Rev. John Chia, CDD
Sr. Lucy Ng, RGS
Sr. Marian Lim, SDS
Sr. Shanti Mariadass FdCC
Friar Valentine Gompok, OFM Cap

Diocesan Finance Council (2021-2026)

President:Bishop Bernard Paul, DD
Chairperson:Msgr. Peter Ng Lai Huat, VG1
Members:Msgr. Michcel Mannayagam, VG2
Rev. Sebastian Koh, SJ, Financial Administrator
Rev. Deacon Anthony Chua
Rev. Deacon Steven Wong
Ir. Dr. Joseph Heng
Mr. Lawrence Lee Kim Seng
Ms. Marian Yong Seok Nee
Mr. Edward Yong Yoke Lin
  • Asset Management (Under the purview of the DFC)
    1. Plantation Management Committee:
      Bishop Bernard Paul, DD
      Msgr. Michael Mannayagam, VG2
      Rev. Sebastian Koh, SJ
      Mr. Edward Yong Yoke Lin
    2. Land & Investment Management Committee:
      Bishop Bernard Paul, DD
      Mr. Lawrence Lee Kim Seng
      Msgr. Peter Ng Lai Huat, VG1
      Rev. Deacon Steven Wong
      Rev. Sebastian Koh, SJ
      Ms. Marian Yong Seok Nee
      Mr. Edward Yong Yoke Lin
    3. Projects Management Committee:
      Bishop Bernard Paul, DD
      Msgr. Peter Ng Lai Huat, VG1
      Rev. Sebastian Koh, SJ
      Mr. Edward Yong Yoke Lin
      1. MELAKA Task Force:
        Ir. Dr. Joseph Heng
        Rev. Sebastian Koh, SJ
      2. JOHOR Task Force:
        Mr. Edward Yong Yoke Lin
        Rev. Sebastian Koh, SJ
      3. MAJODI Development Task Force:
        Bishop Bernard Paul
        Rev. Sebastian Koh, SJ
        Mr. Edward Yong Yoke Lin
        Mr. Kingsley Robson
        Ir. Dr. Joseph Heng
        Mr. John Ng Boon Chye
        Mr. Bernard Ng Swee Poh

Malacca Johore Mission School Committee (MJ-MSC)

Chairperson:Bishop Bernard Paul, DD
Advisors:Sr. Mary Tey FdCC
Secretary:
Members:Ms. Shanti Louis
Ms. Yvonne Gan
Rep to MCEC & FCMSM:Ms. Jennifer Foo Kim Kiat

Bishop’s Appointed Delegates & Liaison for Mission Authority for Diocesan Schools:

  1. SJKC Katholik Gajah Berang, Melaka: MBC 2061
    Priest: Rev. Thomas Chong Tet Fook, SJ
  2. SMJK Katholik Gajah Berang, Melaka: MEB 2099
    Priest: Rev. Thomas Chong Tet Fook, SJ
  3. SJKC St Mary Ayer Salak, Melaka: MBC 2074
    Priest: Rev. John Yoew Kah Chok
  4. SK Montfort, Batu Pahat, Johor: JBB 0028
    Priest: Rev. Louis Chin Soon Teck
    Deacon William Pillai (Muraletharan a/l Gopalakrishna Pillai)
  5. SJKC St Joseph JB, Johor: JBC 1012
    Priest: Rev. Friar Claurence Motoyou, OFM
    Bishop’s Appointed Delegate: Ms. Jennifer Foo Kim Kiat
  6. SK Saint Joseph, JB, Johor: JBB 1005
    Priest: Rev. Friar Claurence Motoyou OFM
    Bishop’s Appointed Delegate: Ms. Jennifer Foo Kim Kiat

Religious Schools Reps:

  1. St. Francis Institution, Melaka (SFI)
    St. Andrew School, Muar
    La Salle Brothers Superior: Bro. Ambrose Loke, FSC
  2. Infant Jesus Convent
    Superior: Sr. Mary Theresa Chua, IJS
  3. Canossians Schools
    Superior: Sr. Christin Law FdCC
    Represented by: Sr. Mary Tey, FdCC

Committee for Clergy, Seminaries & Vocations:

(CMR, Retreat, Seminary Affairs, Vocations)

Msgr. Peter NgPermanent Deacons
Fr. Lionel Thomas & Fr Martinian LeeSeminarians, Vocations, MCS
Fr. Neville S & Fr. Jason WongCMR, Clergy Annual Retreats, OGF