Joseph Hii Teck Kwong

Most Reverend

Joseph Hii Teck Kwong

Bishop of Sibu
SeeDiocese of Sibu
InstalledFeb 15, 2012
PredecessorDominic Su Haw Chiu
Orders
OrdinationMar 25, 1993
by Dominic Su Haw Chiu
ConsecrationMay 1, 2008
by Salvatore Pennacchio
Personal details
Born (1965-06-25) June 25, 1965 (age 53)
Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia
NationalityMalaysian
DenominationRoman Catholic
Motto"Ecclesia Christi Sponsa"

Most Rev. Joseph Hii Teck Kwong (born 25 June 1965) D.D.,[1] is the Roman Catholic Bishop of Diocese of Sibu.[2] He had been serving as an auxiliary bishop in the same diocese from the year 2008 to 2012.[2]

Biography[]

Hii entered St. Peter’s major seminary in Kuching, in 1986, to study philosophy and theology.[1] He was ordained a priest on 25 March 1993 at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Sibu.[2] On 25 January 2008, Pope Benedict XVI (now Emeritus) appointed Hii as Auxiliary Bishop of Sibu and Titular Bishop of Castellum Medianum.[3] He was consecrated on 1 May 2008 by Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Delegate to Malaysia.[4] Co-consecrators were John Ha Tiong Hock, Archbishop of Kuching and Dominic Su Haw Chiu, Bishop of Sibu.[4]

On 24 December 2011, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Hii as Bishop of Diocese of Sibu to succeed Bishop Dominic Su Haw Chiu.

References[]

  1. ^ a b "Bishops Details". Herald Malaysia.
  2. ^ a b c "Bishop of Sibu's profile". Diocese of Sibu, Sarawak Malaysia.
  3. ^ "Father Joseph Hii Teck Kwong appointed Auxiliary Bishop Sibu". The Catholic News Archdiocese of Singapore. 17 February 2008.
  4. ^ a b Fr. Richard Ng (May 2008). "Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Hii ordained". Today's Catholic.

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