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Office of the Bishop

The Bishop's Office, Chancery or Curia supports the mission of the Church through service to the parishes and agencies of the Diocese in a range of communication, pastoral, liturgical, financial and administrative activities.

Diocesan Office (view of Wollongong city from the air)
Catholic Diocese of Wollongong
PO Box 1239 (38 Harbour Street)
Wollongong NSW 2500 Australia

  • Telephone: (02) 4222 2400 (International telephone: +61 2 4222 2400)

Key Email addresses:

General Information: 
Diocesan Bishop: 
Office of Renewal & Evangelisation: 
Liturgy and RCIA: 
Tribunal of the Catholic Church:
Vocations to the Priesthood:
Website Administrator:
Youth Ministry:

 

Bishop

Bishop Most Rev Peter Ingham DD 4222 2400
Personal Assistant to the Bishop Mrs Lorraine Tobin 4222 2402
Chancellor and Diocesan Executive Officer Mr William Walker 4222 2414

 

Office of Renewal & Evangelisation

Director of the Office of Renewal & Evangelisation Mr Jude Hennessy 4222 2407
Coordinator of Faith Education Mr Darren McDowell 4222 2463
Coordinator of Liturgy Mr Paul Mason 4222 2462
Youth Ministry Coordinator Mr Seth Harsh 4222 2460
CCD & Evangelisation Coordinator Mr Peter Gilmore 4225 0137
CCD & Evangelisation Coordinator Ms Trish McCarthy 4640 8549
Resource Centre Manager & Assistant to the CEC's Mrs Cindy Oliver 4640 8550
CCD Support Officer Ms Lisa Metcalfe 4222 2416
Secondary SRE Coordinator Miss Louisa Court 4222 2467
Youth Support Officer Miss Lauren Hall 4222 2427
Project Officer - Welcome, Inclusion and Outreach Mrs Rebecca Miller 4222 2465

 

Media & Communications

Director of Media & Communications Mr Daniel Hopper 4222 2461
Communications Officer - Graphic Design Mr Jeremy Yuen 4222 2466

 

Development & Community Engagement

Director of Development & Community Engagement Ms Debbie Gates 4222 2446

 

Finances

Diocesan Financial Administrator Mr Mark O'Donoghue 4222 2400
Financial Controller Mr Steven Testa 4222 2422
Finance Officer Mrs Susan Lucato 4222 2420
Payroll, Parish Finance, IT Admin Support Mrs Frances van Leerdam 4222 2423

 

Diocesan Internal Auditing

Internal Auditor Mrs Karen Rushworth 4222 2421

 

Properties

Manager Mr Graeme Maynard 4222 2424

 

Reception

Receptionist Mrs Bernadette Kuper 4222 2400
Receptionist Mrs Cesia Holowinski 4222 2400

 

Administrative Services

Executive Assistant Mrs Helen Bennett 4222 2403
Executive Assistant Mrs Mary Hiscox 4222 2468
Administrative Assistant Mrs Caroline Jones 4222 2411
Events Liaison Officer Ms Jane Hollier 4222 2426

 

Tribunal of the Catholic Church
(NSW & ACT - Wollongong Office)

Episcopal Vicar for Canonical Services Rev Ken Cafe OFM 4222 2410
Auditor Mrs Catherine Turek 4222 2410
Administrative Assistant Ms Melissa Marshall 4222 2409

 

The Diocese of Wollongong Offices are in the following locations:

  • Xavier Centre
    38 Harbour Street, Wollongong
  • McCabe House (CatholicCare)
    25-27 Auburn Street, Wollongong
  • Marian Centre (Catholic Education Office)
    86-88 Market Street, Wollongong

Contact details

  • Contact: Reception
  • Address: Xavier Centre, 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
  • Postal: PO Box 1239, Wollongong NSW 2500
  • Tel: 02 4222 2400
  • Fax: 02 4222 2417
  • E-Mail:

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