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Retired Miri bishop celebrates 80th birthday cum 40th episcopal anniversary

MIRI – Retired Bishop Anthony Lee Kok Hin celebrated his 80th birthday cum 40th episcopal anniversary on 10 May 2017 at St Anthony Bintulu.

The celebration consisted of a thanksgiving Mass in the morning at St Anthony Church and a dinner at Dinner World Restaurant.

Guests included Cardinal Soter Fernandez, archbishops and bishops of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei and priests of the Miri Diocese.

Born on 20 March 1937 in Miri, Sarawak, Anthony was ordained priest on 2 Jan 1966.  He was appointed bishop of Miri on 30 May 1997.  His episcopal ordination took place on 20 Nov 1977.

His consecrator was Archbishop Peter Chung Hoan Ting of Kuching, principal co-consecrators were Archbishop Gregory Yong Sooi Ngean of Singapore and Bishop Simon Michael Fung Kui Heong of Kota Kinabalu.

On 30 Oct 2013, Bishop Lee retired and was succeeded by Bishop Richard Ng. – dioceseofmiri.blogspot.my

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