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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

See a list of priests who are retired, on leave or working outside the diocese.

Deceased Priests

To read a list of priests who have served in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle and who have died, please visit the Deceased Priests 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 Image

Most Reverend William Wright

  • Chancery Office
    PO Box 780
    Newcastle 2300 NSW
  • P: (02) 4979 1109
Rev Dean Andrew Doohan Image

Rev Dean Andrew Doohan

  • City Region Pastoral Centre
    PO Box 6
    The Junction 2291 NSW
  • P: (02) 4979 1101
Rev Matthew Muller Image

Rev Matthew Muller

  • Chancery Office
    PO Box 780
    Newcastle 2300 NSW
  • P: (02) 4979 1258
Rev Sabu Adimakiyil Image

Rev Sabu Adimakiyil

  • Blackbutt North
    80a Dickson Street
    Lambton 2299 NSW
  • P: (02) 4979 1365
Rev George Anthicadu Image

Rev George Anthicadu

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 461
    Taree 2430 NSW
  • P: (02) 6552 1084
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Rev Victor Babu Doss

  • 4 Sowerby Street Muswellbrook
    Muswellbrook 2333 NSW
  • P: (02) 6543 1167
Rev Greg Barker Image

Rev Greg Barker

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 67
    Forster 2428 NSW
  • P: (02) 6554 6304
Rev Brian Brock Image

Rev Brian Brock

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 14
    Boolaroo 2284 NSW
  • P: (02) 4958 2031
Rev Thomas Chirackal Image

Rev Thomas Chirackal

  • Catholic Presbytery
    4 Patrick St
    Singleton 2330 NSW
  • P: (02) 5507 4048
Rev Anthony Coloma Image

Rev Anthony Coloma

  • Catholic Presbytery
    4 Patrick St
    Singleton 2330 New South Wales
  • P: (02) 5507 4048
Rev Philip Doyle CSSp Image

Rev Philip Doyle CSSp

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 10
    Raymond Terrace 2324 NSW
  • P: (02) 4987 1888
Rev Velerian D'Souza Image

Rev Velerian D'Souza

  • 10 Short Street
    Scone 2337 NSW
  • P: (02) 6545 1550
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Rev Joseph Figurado

  • 31 Vista Parade
    Kotara 2289 NSW
  • P: 49540977
Fr Derek Garner Image

Fr Derek Garner

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 24
    Dungog 2420 NSW
Rev Terry Horne Image

Rev Terry Horne

  • 3785 The Bucketts Way
    Krambach 2429 NSW
Rev John Kedari Image

Rev John Kedari

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 107
    Charlestown 2290 NSW
  • P: (02) 4021 1906
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Rev John Lovell

  • Chisholm Region Office
    PO Box 215
    Maitland 2320 New South Wales
  • P: (02) 4933 8918
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Rev James Lunn

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 12
    Cessnock 2325 NSW
  • P: (02) 4990 1551
Rev Gerard Mackie Image

Rev Gerard Mackie

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 277
    Belmont 2280 NSW
  • P: (02) 4945 1244
Rev Geoff Mulhearn Image

Rev Geoff Mulhearn

  • PO Box 13 Lambton, NSW 2299
  • P: (02) 4957 9392
Rev Anthony Nguyen Image

Rev Anthony Nguyen

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 7
    Nelson Bay 2315 NSW
  • P: (02) 4981 1069
Rev Camillus Nwahia Image

Rev Camillus Nwahia

  • 58 Victoria Street
    New Lambton 2305 NSW
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Rev Collins Nwokeocha

  • 30 Oakland St
    Glendale 2285 NSW
Rev James Odoh Image

Rev James Odoh

  • City Region Pastoral Centre
    PO Box 6
    The Junction 2291 NSW
  • P: (02) 4979 1101
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Rev Christogonus Okoro

  • 30 Oakland St
    Glendale 2285 NSW
Rev Paul O'Neill Image

Rev Paul O'Neill

  • Chisholm Region Office
    PO Box 215
    Maitland 2320 NSW
  • P: (02) 4933 8918
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Rev Christian Onukwugha

  • 30 Oakland St
    Glendale 2285 NSW
Rev Anthony Potts Image

Rev Anthony Potts

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 107
    Charlestown 2290 NSW
  • P: (02) 4021 1906
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Rev Joyce Sebastian

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 10
    Raymond Terrace 2324 NSW
  • P: (02) 4987 1888
Rev Peter Street Image

Rev Peter Street

  • City Region Pastoral Centre
    PO Box 6
    The Junction 2291 NSW
  • P: (02) 4979 1101
Rev (Peter) Thoai Ngoc Nguyen Image

Rev (Peter) Thoai Ngoc Nguyen

  • City Region Pastoral Centre
    PO Box 6
  • P: 49791101
Rev John Tobin Image

Rev John Tobin

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 22
    Merriwa 2329 NSW
  • P: (02) 6548 2123
Rev John Vien Vo Image

Rev John Vien Vo

  • Catholic Presbytery
    PO Box 277
    Belmont 2280 NSW
  • P: (02) 4945 1244