Mar 7 2024


05 March 2024



Having consulted the College of Consultors, His Grace Most Reverend Archbishop John Wong Soo Kau, DD has agreed to ordain Deacon Jerry Joseph Muhamat to the Sacred Order of Presbyter on Jun 7 2024 at 10.00 AM in  Sacred Heart Cathedral, Kota Kinabalu.

Deacon Jerry  Joseph   Muhamat  is  from  Good  Shepherd Church,  Manggatal.  He  completed  his  ecclesiastical  studies  in Philosophy  (2017-2018)  at  College  General  Major  Seminary, Penang  and  in  Theology   (2019-  April   2023)   at  St Peter’s College Major Seminary, Kuching, Sarawak.

He was assigned to do Pastoral Immersions in the following places:

2019 (Jan) – St. Peter, Kudat, 2020 (Jan) – St. Peter Claver, Ranau , 2021  (Jan – May)  St. John, Tuaran 2022 (Jan – May) Sacred Heart Cathedral, Kota Kinabalu, 2023(Jan) St. Catherine of Siena, Inanam , 2023 (June – present) Blessed Sacrament Church, Labuan.

Catholics are obliged to reveal any impediments or circumstances that would prevent Deacon Jerry Joseph Muhamat from entering the Sacred Order and should contact the parish priest or Archbishop John Wong with such information (Canon Law 1043).

The publication of these banns fulfill the canonical requirement of Canon Law 1051 2°.


Yours Sincerely,

Fr Wilfred Atin


Archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu.