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Bishop and Vicar General

Bishop Michael McKenna

Bishop of Bathurst


Official Title: The Most Rev Michael McKenna

Roles:

Bishop of the Diocese of Bathurst.
Parish Priest of the Cathedral Parish of St Michael and St John, Bathurst.
Chair of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s Commission for Christian Unity and Interreligious Dialogue.
A member of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue.

t: +61 (2) 6334 6400
e: bishop@bathurst.catholic.org.au
a: PO Box 246, 118 Keppel St, Bathurst NSW 2795

Fr Paul Devitt

Vicar General


Official Title: The Very Rev Paul Devitt VG EV

Roles:

Vicar General.
Episcopal Vicar of Education.
Dean of the Cathedral.
Administrator, St James’ Parish, Blayney.

t: +61 (2) 6331 3066
e: dean.cathedral@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 9, 100 George St, Bathurst NSW 2795

Clergy

Fr Laurie Beath

Parish Priest


Official Title: Rev Laurie Beath

Roles:

Parish Priest
St Raphael’s Parish, Cowra

t: +61 (2) 6342 1369
e: pp.cowra@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 39, 15 Lachlan St, Cowra NSW 2794

Fr Greg Bellamy

Parish Priest


Official Title: Rev Greg Bellamy

Roles:

Parish Priest
St Mary’s and St Joseph’s Parish, Orange and St Laurence O’Toole’s Parish, Molong

t: +61 (2) 6362 2378
e: pp.orange@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 44, 84 Hill Street, Orange NSW 2800

Fr Owen Gibbons

Parish Priest


Official Title: Rev Owen Gibbons

Roles:

Parish Priest
St Mary of the Presentation Parish, Mudgee, St John the Baptist Parish, Gulgong and St Dominic’s Parish, Kandos.

Administrator of St Michael’s Parish, Dunedoo and Sacred Heart Parish, Coolah

t: +61 (2) 6372 2122
e: pp.mudgge@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 14, 57 Market St, Mudgee NSW 2850

Fr Mathew Humtsoe

Assistant Priest


Official Title: Rev Mathew Humtsoe

Roles:

Assistant Priest, St Brigid’s Parish, Dubbo and St Joseph’s Parish, Gilgandra

t: +61 (2) 6882 4233
e: pp.dubbo@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 579, 198 Brisbane St, Dubbo NSW 2830

Fr Reynold Jaboneta

Parish Priest


Official Title: Rev Reynold Jaboneta

Roles:

Parish Priest
St Ignatius Parish, Oberon

t: +61 (2) 6336 1022
e: pp.oberon@cdob.org
a: PO Box 264, 138 Queen Street, Oberon NSW 2787

Fr Joshy Kaithakulangara cmi

Assistant Priest


Official Title: Rev Dr Joshy Kaithakulangara cmi

Roles:

Assistant Priest
Cathedral Parish of St Michael and St John, Bathurst and St James’ Parish, Blayney

t: +61 (2) 6331 3066
e: ap.cathedral@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 9, 100 George St, Bathurst NSW 2795

Fr Greg Kennedy

Parish Priest


Official Title: The Very Rev Greg Kennedy EV

Roles:

Parish Priest
St Brigid’s Parish, Dubbo;

Administrator of St Joseph’s Parish, Gilgandra;

Episcopal Vicar for Clergy

t: +61 (2) 6882 4233
e: pp.dubbo@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 579, 198 Brisbane St, Dubbo NSW 2830

Fr Pius Khaoya

Priest in Charge


Official Title: Rev Pius Khaoya

Roles:

Priest in Charge
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Coonamble

t: +61 (2) 6822 1134
e: ap.coonamble@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 70, 14 Tooloon St, Coonamble NSW 2829

Fr Carl Mackander

Parish Priest


Official Title: Rev Carl Mackander

Roles:

Parish Priest
St Patrick’s Parish, Wellington

t: +61 (2) 6245 2061
e: pp.wellington@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 13,  58 Warne St, Wellington NSW 2820

Fr Augustine Mathew cmi

Priest in Charge


Official Title: Rev Augustine Mathew cmi

Roles:

Priest in Charge
St Michael’s Parish, Dunedoo and Sacred Heart Parish, Coolah

t: +61 (2) 6375 1126
e: ap.dunedoo@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 53, 60 Tucklan St, Dunedoo NSW 2843

Fr Francis Muhenda

Parish Administrator


Official Title: Rev Francis Muhenda

Roles:

Parish Administrator
St Lawrence’s Parish, Coonabarabran and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Coonamble

t: +61 (2) 6842 1043
e: pp.coonabarabran@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 38, 14 Namoi St, Coonabarabran NSW 2357

Fr Dong Van Nguyen

Assistant Priest


Official Title: Rev Dong Van Nguyen

Roles:

Assistant Priest
St Mary of the Presentation Parish, Mudgee, St John the Baptist Parish, Gulgong and St Dominic’s Parish, Kandos.

t: +61 (2) 6372 2122
e: ap.mudgge@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 14, 57 Market St, Mudgee NSW 2850

Fr Peter Reedy cm

Fr Peter Reedy cm

Chaplain


Official Title: Rev Peter Reedy CM

Roles:

Chaplain at St Stanislaus’ College, Bathurst

t: +61 (2) 6331 4177
e: p.reedy@stannies.com
a: PO Box 97, Bathurst NSW 2795

Fr Karl Sinclair

Assistant Priest


Official Title: Rev Karl Sinclair

Roles:

Assistant Priest,
St Mary and St Joseph’s Parish, Orange and St Laurence O’Toole’s Parish, Molong

t: +61 (2) 6362 2378
e: ap3.orange@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 44, 84 Hill Street, Orange NSW 2800

Fr Steve Sinn sj

Leader, The Bridge Community


Official Title: Rev Steve Sinn sj

Roles:

Leader
The Bridge Community, Bathurst

e: stevesinn@icloud.com
a: 14 Brilliant St, Bathurst, NSW 2795

Fr Ephrem Thadathil cmi

Assistant Priest


Official Title: Rev Ephrem Thadathil cmi

Roles:

Assistant Priest
Cathedral Parish of St Michael and St John, Bathurst and St James’ Parish, Blayney

t: +61 (2) 6331 3066
e: ap2.cathedral@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 9, 100 George St, Bathurst NSW 2795

Fr Antony Vattakkunnel cmi

Assistant Priest


Official Title: Rev Antony Vattakkunnel cmi

Roles:

Assistant Priest,
St Mary and St Joseph’s Parish, Orange and St Lawrence O’Toole Parish, Molong

t: +61 (2) 6362 2378
e: ap1.orange@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 44, 84 Hill Street, Orange NSW 2800

Fr Greg Walsh cm

Fr Greg Walsh cm

Chaplain


Official Title: Rev Greg Walsh cm

Roles:

Chaplain,
Bathurst Correctional Centre

t: +61 (2) 6331 4177
e: gregory.walsh@justice.nsw.gov.au
a: PO Box 97, Bathurst NSW 2795

Retired priests

  • Fr Jaro Bucholz
  • Fr Max Blumenthal
  • Fr Peter Dresser
  • Fr Philip Filby
  • Fr Janes Kane
  • Fr Mark McGuigan
  • Fr Brien Murphy
  • Fr Martin O’Mahony
  • Fr Pat Ruane
  • Mgr Peter Shannon
  • Fr George Wilkins

Deacons

  • Deacon Charles Applin
  • Deacon Josh Clayton
  • Deacon Terry Mahony
  • Deacon Diep Quang Nguyen
  • Deacon Thao Van Nguyen
  • Deacon Mike Williams