Fr. Albert Tan, SJ
Fr. Albert Tan SJ is a Jesuit who studied in the Philippines and Canada en-route to his ordination as priest in 2005. Upon completion of his Theology studies, he was assigned to St. Francis Xavier Church, PJ, initially as Assistant Parish Priest and later as Parish Priest until 2015. Subsequently he left for Australia to pursue a Masters degree in Spiritual Direction. Thereafter in 2018, Fr Albert was assigned to the Philippines as Socius to the Novice Master of the Malaysia-Singapore Region, Formator of the Sacred Heart Novitiate, and Spiritual Director of the Sacred Heart Retreat House. He returned to Malaysia in November 2021 to take up his new appointment as Director of Maranatha House of Prayer. Fr Albert has been involved in retreat-giving on a part-time basis since 2006. From 2019 to 2021, he assumed full-time ministry and finds retreat-giving and spiritual direction to be a very life-giving and humbling ministry. As such, Fr Albert is looking forward to his assignment in Maranatha House of Prayer.
Fr. Francis Lim, SJ
Fr Francis Lim, SJ is a Malaysian Jesuit priest. Since December 2022, Fr. Francis Lim has been serving as the superior of the Malaysia-Singapore Region of the Society of Jesus. He has a Masters in Philosophy from Sekolah Tinggi Filsafat Driyarkara, Jakarta, and a Masters in Theology (ThM and STL) from Regis College, Toronto. He was the Principal of St Joseph's Private Secondary School in Kuching from 2012 to 2021.
Fr. Geoffrey (Monty) Williams, SJ
Fr. Geoffrey (Monty) Williams, SJ is a Canadian Jesuit , born in Guyana South America, is an internationally acclaimed retreat leader and spiritual director in Ignatian spirituality. He teaches on spirituality and contemporary cultural analysis at Regis College at the University of Toronto and has written several books among them: The Gift of Spiritual Intimacy (2009), Stepping Into Mystery (2012), and The Way of the Faithful (2017). He is presently working on a new book, Emptiness: The Hospitality of God.
Bro Gerard Choo, SJ
Br. Gerard Choo, SJ is a Jesuit Brother for more than 30 years. He has an MA in Pastoral Ministry, and was in family counselling, and is trained in spirituality. He is also a registered pharmacist.
Fr Moses Kan, SJ
Fr Moses Kan, SJ is the director of Kuangchi Cultural Group in Taiwan. He teaches Ignatian Spirituality and has given directed retreats and workshops in Taiwan, many countries in Asia and the USA for the Chinese communities.
Cecilia Chai retired from her full time academic career at a private university college. She is a licensed counsellor with the Malaysian Board of Counsellors. She has a PhD in Counselling & Guidance, spends most of her time journeying with young adults. She completed the MARANATHA 3-year Spiritual Companion programme in 2011. Since 2016, she has been a spiritual companion at MARANATHA House of Prayer.
Kay Cheah-Lim received her training in the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius at Maranatha 3-Year Spiritual Companion program (2009-2011); Manresa Spain, the cradle of Ignatian Spirituality (2013) and completed retreat giving course in The Centre of Ignatian Spirituality in the Philippines in 2016. Since then she has been a Prayer Companion at Maranatha Retreat House. She was a counsellor and is presently a Spiritual Director at her church and involved in its international group ministry.
Lilian Koh has been trained in the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius, completing the Maranatha 3 year program in 2011. She also has a certificate in spiritual direction from Spiritual Growth Ministries, and a Masters in Christian Studies. Lilian is retired from the medical profession. She gives retreats and serves as a spiritual director and counsellor at her church.