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Office of the Bishop

The Office of the Bishop, 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.

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 Brian Mascord DD 4222 2400
Personal Assistant to the Bishop Mrs Lorraine Tobin 4222 2402
Chancellor and Diocesan Executive Officer Mr William Walker 4222 2414
Executive Assistant to the Chancellor and Diocesan Executive Officer Mrs Mary Hiscox 4222 2468
Senior Administrative Assistant Mrs Caroline Jones 4222 2411

 

Office of Renewal & Evangelisation

Director of the Office of Renewal & Evangelisation Mr Jude Hennessy 4222 2407
Youth Ministry Coordinator Mr Seth Harsh 4222 2460
Coordinator of Faith Education Mr Darren McDowell 4222 2463
Coordinator of Liturgy Mr Paul Mason 4222 2462
CCD & Evangelisation Coordinator Mr Peter Gilmore 4225 0137
CCD & Evangelisation Coordinator Ms Trish McCarthy 4640 8549
Executive Assistant Mrs Helen Bennett 4222 2403
CCD Support Officer Ms Lisa Metcalfe 4222 2416
Resource Centre Manager & Assistant to the CEC's Mrs Cindy Oliver 4640 8550
Sound Editor, The Journey Catholic Radio Mr Nicholas Weir 4222 2467
Liturgy and Ministry Support Officer Mr Anthony Rewak 4222 2465
Parish Liaison and Youth Ministry Leader—Catholic Youth Ministry Wollongong Miss Bethany Parrish 4222 2427
Creative Leader—Catholic Youth Ministry Wollongong Miss Michaela Swadling 4222 2427

 

Media & Communications

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

 

Professional Standards & Safeguarding

Director of Professional Standards & Safeguarding Ms Anna Tydd 4222 2405
Research and Support Assistant Miss Caitlin Moore 4222 2428
Pastoral and Clinical Supervisor Mr Peter Burgoyne 4222 2428

 

Development & Community Engagement

Director of Development & Community Engagement Ms Debbie Gates 4222 2446

 

Clergy Care

Clergy Care Coordinator Mrs Susan Daniels 4222 2425

 

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

 

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

 

Internal Audit for the Diocese of Wollongong

Diocesan Internal Auditor CAE Mrs Karen Rushworth 4222 2421

 

Properties

Diocesan Properties Manager Mr Graeme Maynard 4222 2424

 

Xavier Centre Reception and Hospitality

Events Liaison Officer Ms Jane Hollier 4222 2426
Receptionist Mrs Bernadette Kuper 4222 2400
Receptionist Mrs Cesia Holowinski 4222 2400
Receptionist Mrs Kerrie-Anne Rossitt 4222 2400

 

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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