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Ethnic Groups and Chaplains

Ethnic Groups and Chaplains

Other (non-Ethnic) chaplains are:

Auslan (Deaf) Rev John Pickering 02 4261 8246
0408 262 400
Catholic Youth Ministry Rev Richard Healey 02 4655 8797
0401 621 591
Catholic Women's League Rev Sean Cullen 02 4861 1902
Cursillo Rev Chris Roberts 02 4232 2081
Deaf Association, Catholic Rev John Pickering OFM 02 4261 8246
Garrawarra Hospital Helensburgh Parish 02 4294 1009
Living with Disability Rev Greg Burke OCD 02 9603 1433
Ukrainian Rev Simon Ckuj 02 9649 9975
Wollongong Hospital Rev Bernard Dowdell 02 4228 6511
Wollongong University Verbum Dei Missionaries 0402 452 342

Ethnic communities

Slovenian Mass


136 Princes Highway, Figtree NSW 2525

Sunday Mass celebrated every second Sunday per month at 5.00pm (4.00pm in May, June, July and August)

Samoan Mass

Mother of the Church
58 Edgar Street, Macquarie Fields
2nd and 4th Sunday of the Month at 8.30am

Fr Tomasz Zaremba SChr & Fr Marian Szeptak SChr Polish Community

Fr Tomasz Zaremba SChr
1 Cabbage Tree Lane, Fairy Meadow NSW 2519

Fr Antoni Dudek SChr
PO Box 296, Millar NSW 2168 

Holy Trinity Church
Guernsey Avenue, Minto
Sunday Mass 10.15am

Immaculate Conception Church
48 Princes Highway, Unanderra
Sunday Mass - 10.45am

Portuguese Mass

11.15am - St Francis of Assisi Church, Corner Flagstaff Road and Bruce Road, Warrawong

Maronite Catholic Church

Our Lady of Lebanon Church
Fr Tony Moussa LMO
Lot 74-78 Denise St,
Lake Heights NSW 2502
T: 02 8831 0000
Sunday Mass: 10am 
St Nemetallah Hardini Centre
Fr Boulos Melhem LMO & Fr Peter Diab LMO
425 Wilton Road
Appin NSW 2560
T 0415 858 536
Sunday Mass: 11am


Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form)

St Brigid's Church, 115 Gipps Road, Gwynneville
Sunday Mass 3.00pm

Fr Angelo Buffolo CS Italian Mass

Sacred Heart Chapel, 28-32 Stewart Street, Wollongong

Sunday Masses - Sacred Heart Chapel
Vigil 6.00pm

St Francis of Assisi Church, Corner Flagstaff Road and Bruce Road, Warrawong
Sunday, 8.30am
St John Vianney's Co-Cathedral, Cabbage Tree Lane, Fairy Meadow
Sunday, 10.00am

St Columbkille's Church, Princes Highway, Corrimal
Sunday, 11.00am

Rev Aloysius Tombokan MSC Indonesian Community

Mother of the Church
58 Edgar Street, Macquarie Fields
2nd Sunday of Month - 6.00pm

Fr Jan Chrzczonowicz French Mass

St John the Evangelist Catholic Church
35 Cordeaux Street, Campbelltown
Sunday Mass
2nd Sunday of the month at 6.00pm

Fr Menado Mercene Filipino Mass

110 Mimosa Rd,
Bossley Park NSW 2176

Fr Ron Peters Dutch Mass

The Dutch Mass is celebrated at Saint Brigid's Parish Hall at 1pm. 
The dates are listed in the Dutch newsletter 'Het Kompas'
A luncheon follows the celebration of Mass.

Fr Ivo Tadic OFM Croatian Mass

Croatian Centre,
7 Bellevue Road,
Figtree NSW 2525

Mary Queen of Croats Church
7 Bellevue Road, Figtree
Vigil 6.00pm (7.00pm during daylight saving)
Sunday Mass

Holy Spirit Church
St George Ave, Vincentia
Sunday Mass
First Saturday of the month: 4.45pm (Apr-Oct) and 7.30pm (Nov-Mar)

Aboriginal Apostolate

Monthly Masses. 
Location and time to be advised.

Fr Sijo George (Chaplain to St Thomas Syro-Malabar Malayalam community, Diocese of Wollongong) Syro-Malabar Malayalam Mass

Fr George Condookala (Chaplain) Indian Community