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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
  • P: (02) 4979 1109
Rev Andrew Doohan VG Image

Rev Andrew Doohan VG

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

Rev Matthew Muller

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

Rev Sabu Adimakiyil VC

  • 80a Dickson Street
    Lambton 2299
  • P: (02) 4956 1953
Rev George Anthicadu Image

Rev George Anthicadu

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

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

Rev Greg Barker

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

Rev Thomas Chirackal MST

  • 4 Patrick Street
    Singleton 2330
  • P: (02) 5507 4048
Rev Anthony Coloma Image

Rev Anthony Coloma

  • 4 Patrick Street
    Singleton 2330
  • P: (02) 5507 4048
Rev Kevin Corrigan Image

Rev Kevin Corrigan

  • 1/60 Yambo Street
    Morisset 2264
  • P: 02 4973 1537
Rev Velerian D'Souza Image

Rev Velerian D'Souza

  • 10 Short Street
    Scone 2337
  • P: (02) 6545 1550
Rev Philip Doyle CSSp Image

Rev Philip Doyle CSSp

  • PO Box 46
    Tea Gardens 2324
  • P: 0429 260 388
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Rev Joseph Figurado

  • 31 Vista Parade
    Kotara 2289
  • P: (02) 4954 0977
Rev Graham Fullick Image

Rev Graham Fullick

  • Chisholm Region Office
    PO Box 215
    Maitland 2320
  • P: (02) 4933 8918
Rev Derek Garner Image

Rev Derek Garner

  • PO Box 24
    Dungog 2420
  • P: (02) 4992 1477
Rev Terry Horne Image

Rev Terry Horne

  • 3785 The Bucketts Way
    Krambach 2429
  • P: (02) 6559 1211
Rev John Kedari Image

Rev John Kedari

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

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

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

Rev Gerard Mackie

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

Rev Geoff Mulhearn

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

Rev Anthony Nguyen

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

Rev Camillus Nwahia

  • 262 Sandgate Road
    Shortland 2307
  • P: (02) 4955 9364
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Rev Collins Nwokeocha SDV

  • 30 Oakland St
    Glendale 2285
  • P: (02) 4954 9714
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Rev Christogonus Okoro SDV

  • 30 Oakland St
    Glendale 2285
  • P: (02) 4954 9714
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Rev Christian Onukwugha SDV

  • 30 Oakland St
    Glendale 2285
  • P: (02) 4954 9714
Rev Anthony Potts Image

Rev Anthony Potts

  • PO Box 107
    Charlestown 2290
  • P: (02) 4021 1906
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Rev John Purnell

  • Chisholm Region Office
    PO Box 215
    Maitland 2320
  • P: (02) 4933 8918
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Rev Joyce Sebastian

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

Rev Peter Street

  • PO Box 67
    Forster 2428
  • P: (02) 6554 6401
Rev (Peter) Thoai Ngoc Nguyen Image

Rev (Peter) Thoai Ngoc Nguyen

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

Rev John Tobin

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

Rev John Vien Vo

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