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.
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.