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Clergy appointments

Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Bishop of Parramatta, has confirmed the following clergy appointments.

Vicar General

Fr Robert McGuckin

Episcopal Vicars

Fr Robert McGuckin: Vicar General and Episcopal Vicar for Religious

Fr Ron McFarlane: Episcopal Vicar for Clergy with responsbility for Pastoral Associates

Fr Paul Slyney: Episcopal Vicar for Education with responsibility for Universities

Fr Chris de Souza: Episcopal Vicar for Formation with responsibility for Deacons

Parish priests

Fr Peter Blayney: St Patrick’s, Guildford (from 1 June)

Fr Raning Creta: St Paul the Apostle, Winston Hills

Fr Arthur Cook: St Matthew’s, Windsor

Fr David Hume: Blessed John XXIII, Glenwood-Stanhope Gardens

Fr Robert Riedling: St Michael, South Blacktown

Fr Robert Sheridan, Sacred Heart, Blackheath


Fr Mathew Antony MS: St John the Evangelist, Riverstone

Fr Gerry Nworie, Our Lady of the Nativity, Lawson

Assistant Priests

Fr Clifford D’Souza MSFS: St Andrew’s, Marayong

Fr Zakaria Gayed: Our Lady Queen of Peace, Greystanes

Fr Alan Layt, Assistant Priest, St Aidan’s, Rooty Hill (from 1 June)

Fr Herman Roborgh SJ, Mary Immaculate Parish, Quakers Hill (from 1 June)


Fr Youssef Youssef: St Mark’s Coptic Church


Fr Suresh Kumar MSFS: Diocesan Youth Director

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