Priests in Maitland-Newcastle

In the Catholic Church, priests are ordained to preach the Word of God, preside over the liturgy and the celebration of the sacraments, and care for the pastoral needs of the Christian community.

 

Priests in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle are involved in a range of pastoral and liturgical ministries. Some are involved in specific ministries of hospital chaplaincy, ministry to Aborigines, adult faith education and counselling.

 


Retired, on leave or working outside the diocese

To see a list of priests who are retired, on leave or working outside the diocese, click here.

 


Obituaries

To read obituaries of priests who have served in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle and who have died, please visit the Priests Obituaries page.

 


Currently serving in Parishes

Below is a list of all priests who are currently serving in Parishes within the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. You can click on one of the contact cards to view where a priest is serving, or look through our Parishes page.

Most Reverend William Wright

Bishop

Chancery Office
PO Box 780
Newcastle 2300 NSW

P: (02) 4979 1109

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Rev Brian Mascord VG

Vicar General

Chancery Office
PO Box 780
Newcastle 2300 NSW

P: (02) 4979 1109

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Rev John Alexander

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 35
Muswellbrook 2333 NSW

P: (02) 6543 1167

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Rev George Anthicadu

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 461
Taree 2430 NSW

P: (02) 6552 1084

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Rev Greg Arnold

Catholic Presbytery
31 Vista Parade
Kotara 2289 NSW

P: (02) 4957 5949

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Rev Dean Tony Brady

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 301
Wallsend 2287 NSW

P: (02) 4955 9575

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Rev Brian Brock

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 14
Boolaroo 2284 NSW

P: (02) 4958 2031

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Rev Dean Bill Burston

Catholic Presbytery
58 Church Street
Mayfield 2304 NSW

P: (02) 4968 2428

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Rev Dom Carrigan CSsR

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 20
Shortland 2307 NSW

P: (02) 4955 9364

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Rev Kevin Corrigan

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 7
Nelson Bay 2315 NSW

P: (02) 4981 1069

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Rev Andrew Doohan

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 67
Forster 2428 NSW

P: (02) 6554 6304

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Rev Philip Doyle CSSp

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 10
Raymond Terrace 2324 NSW

P: (02) 4987 1888

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Rev Albert D'Souza

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 461
Taree 2430 NSW

P: (02) 6552 1084

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Rev Derek Garner

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 81
East Gresford 2311 NSW

P: (02) 4992 1477

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Rev Mgr Allan Hart

City Region Pastoral Centre
PO Box 6
The Junction 2291 NSW

P: (02) 4979 1101

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Rev Paul Hopper CSSp

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 35
Muswellbrook 2333 NSW

P: (02) 6543 1167

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Rev Terry Horne

Catholic Presbytery
80a Dickson Street
Lambton 2299 NSW

P: (02) 4956 1953

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Rev John Kedari

City Region Pastoral Centre
PO Box 6
The Junction 2291 NSW

P: (02) 4979 1101

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Rev Kevin Kiem

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 10
Raymond Terrace 2324 NSW

P: (02) 4987 1888

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Rev Gerard Mackie

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 277
Belmont 2280 NSW

P: (02) 4945 1244

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Rev Geoff Mulhearn

PO Box 13
Lambton 2299 NSW

P: (02) 4957 9392

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Rev George Mullappallil

St Patrick's Parish
30-40 Combo Lane
Singleton 2330 NSW

P: (02) 6578 9613

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Rev Anthony Nguyen

Chisholm Region Office
PO Box 215
Maitland 2320 NSW

P: (02) 4933 8918

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Rev Paul O'Neill

Chisholm Region Office
PO Box 215
Maitland 2320 NSW

P: (02) 4933 8918

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Rev Dean Anthony Potts

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 12
Cessnock 2325 NSW

P: (02) 4990 1551

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Rev Peter Rees

Catholic Presbytery
30 Oakland Street
Glendale 2285 NSW

P: (02) 4954 9714

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Rev Jim Saunders

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 277
Belmont 2280 NSW

P: (02) 4972 2100

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Rev Robert Searle

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 107
Charlestown 2290 NSW

P: (02) 4943 4153

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Rev Nguyen Ngoc (Peter) Thoai

Scone Parish
PO Box 29
Scone 2337 NSW

P: (02) 6545 1550

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Rev John Tobin

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 22
Merriwa 2329 NSW

P: (02) 6548 2086

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Rev Peter Hien Tran

Catholic Presbytery
30 Oakland Street
Glendale 2285 NSW

P: (02) 4954 9714

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Rev Barry Tunks

Catholic Presbytery
70 Platt Street
Waratah 2298 NSW

P: (02) 4960 8010

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