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Rev Fr Simon Labrooy

Rev. Fr Simon Labrooy


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Fr. James Simon Labrooy is a priest of the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur. He was ordained in 1998. He completed his seminary formation in College General, Major Seminary, Penang in 1997, where he also obtained a bachelor degree in Sacred Theology from Urbania University, Rome. In 2007, Fr. Simon was accepted as a member of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Counselors, Singapore, upon completion of the Clinical Pastoral Education Programme at Mt. Alvernia Hospital, Singapore.

Fr. Simon was ordained a Deacon at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, in 1998 where he served his diaconate in action. Upon ordination to the Priesthood the same year, he served as the Assistant Parish Priest from July 1998 till February 1999 at St. Jude’s Church, Rawang, assisting the then Parish Priest, Fr Peter Bretedeau MEP. In March 1999, Fr. Simon was transferred to the Church of The Assumption at Petaling Jaya. He assisted Fr. Andrew Volle MEP and later Fr. Philip Muthu until December 2006. After completing his post graduate studies, Fr. Simon became the parish priest of St. Thomas More Church in Subang Jaya from February 2009 until July 2015. Soon after, Fr. Simon was appointed as the Parish Priest for the Church of the Divine Mercy, Shah Alam until July 2017, after which, he became a fulltime formator in College General, Major Seminary, Penang.

Before you act, listen
Before you react, think
Before you spend, earn
Before you critic, wait
Before you pray, forgive
Before you quit, try - Ernest Hemingway

No. Ministry Year Remarks

Vocation Director

1999-2006 Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

Ecclesiastical Assistant – BM Apostolate

2011 – 2014 Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

Ecclesiastical Assistant – Catholic Teachers Association

2014 - 2017 Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

Ecclesiastical Assistant – Archdiocesan Migrant Commission

2010-2014 Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

Archdiocese Finance Committee

2012 - 2017 Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

Hospital Chaplain

2000 - 2006 Assunta Hospital P.J.

Board of Visitors

2008 - 2017 Assunta Hospital P.J.