Bishops Details

Most Rev. Joseph Hii Teck Kwong, DD

Bishop,DIOCESE OF SIBU

Address

Sacred Heart Cathedral
No. 1 Jalan Lanang,
POBox 495, 96007 Sibu,
Sarawak

Sibu Diocesan Home of Priests
No. 1 Jalan Lanang,
PO Box 495, 96007 Sibu,
Sarawak

Contact Details

Telephone : 084-321495 / 084-229011
Fax : Fax : 084-315572
Email : hii.joseph@yahoo.com , bishopjoehii@yahoo.com
Website : http://www.rc.net/malaysia/sibu/retreat/

Event
Date
Date of Birth :
25-06-1965
Ordained as Priest :
25-03-1993
Appointed Auxiliary Bishop :
25-01-2008
Ordained Bishop :
01-05-2008
Appointed Bishop of Sibu :
24-12-2011
Installed Bishop of Sibu :
15-02-2012
 

Brief History

Bishop Joseph Hii Teck Kwong was born on June 25 1965 in Sibu. He attended local schools in Sibu and then entered St. Peter’s major seminary in Kuching, in 1986, to study philosophy and theology. He was ordained a priest in 1993.

Since his ordination he has ministered as follows: 1993 – assistant priest at St. Anthony’s Church, Sarikei; 1993-1997 – assistant priest at St. Herbert’s Parish, Song and Mary Immaculate Conception Church, Kapit; 1997-1999 – studied for a licentiate in spiritual theology at the Teresianum College in Rome.

Since 1999 he has been parish priest of Mary Immaculate Conception Church, Kapit.

On Jan 25 2008 he was Appointed as the Auxiliary Bishop of Sibu, Malaysia .And ON December 24th 2011 he was Appointed as the Bishop of Sibu, Malaysia.