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Bishop and Vicar General

Bishop Michael McKenna

Bishop Michael McKenna

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 Bathurst NSW 2795

Fr Paul Devitt

Vicar General
Episcopal Vicar of Education
Dean of the Cathedral

Rector of the Diocesan Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Administrator, St James’ Parish, Blayney

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

Clergy

Fr Garry McKeown

Parish Priest
St Patrick’s Parish, Lithgow
St Vincent’s Church, Portland

t: +61 (2) 6351 3092
e: pp.lithgow@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 229 Lithgow NSW 2790

Fr Owen Gibbons

Parish Priest
St Mary of the Presentation Church, Mudgee
St John the Baptist Church, Gulgong
St Dominics Church, Kandos
Administrator
St Michael’s Church Dunedoo
Sacred Heart Church Coolah

t: +61 (2) 6372 2122
e: pp.mudgee@cobd.org.au
a: PO Box 14 Mudgee, NSW 2850

Fr Greg Kennedy EV

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 Dubbo NSW 2830

Fr Laurie Beath

Parish Priest
St Raphael’s Church, Cowra
St Edward’s Church, Canowindra
St John the Baptist Church, Eugowra

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

Fr Reynold Jaboneta

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 Antony Vattakkunnel CMI

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

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

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

Fr Pius Khaoya

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
St Patrick’s Parish, Wellington

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

Fr Augustine Mathew CMI

Priest in Charge
St Michael’s Parish, Dunedoo
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
St Lawrence’s Parish, Coonabarabran
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
St Brigid’s Parish, Dubbo
St Joseph’s Parish, Gilgandra

t: +61 (2) 6882 4233
e: ap.dubbo@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 579 Dubbo NSW 2830

Fr Peter Reedy cm

Fr Peter Reedy CM

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

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

Fr Steve Sinn SJ

Chaplain
The Bridge Community, Bathurst

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

Fr Ephrem Thadathil CMI

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 Mark McGuigan

Chaplain Mary MacKillop Place

t: +61 (2)  8912 4806
e: chaplain@mmp.org.au
a: PO Box 1081, North Sydney NSW 2059

7 Mount Street, North Sydney NSW 2060

Fr Diep Nguyen

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 Thao Nguyen

Assistant Priest
St Mary of the Presentation Church, Mudgee
St John the Baptist Church, Gulgong
St Dominics Church, Kandos

t: +61 (2) 6372 2122
e: ap.mudgee@cobd.org.au
a: PO Box 14 Mudgee, NSW 2850

Rev Martin O’Mahony

Pastor Emeritus
St Brigid’s Parish, Dubbo

t: +61 (2) 6882 4233
e: ap2.dubbo@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 579 Dubbo NSW 2830

Fr Nam Dinh Le

Assistant Priest
St Brigid’s Parish, Dubbo

t: +61 (2)  6882 4233
e: n.le@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 579 Dubbo NSW 2830

Deacon Charles Applin

t: +61 (2) 0421 796 058
e: deacon.capplin@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 246, Bathurst NSW 2795

Deacon Josh Clayton

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

Deacon Terry Mahony

t: +61 (2) 0421 541 396
e: deacon.tmahony@cdob.org.au
a: PO Box 246, Bathurst NSW 2795

Deacon Mike Williams

t: +61 (2) 6334 6400
e: deacon.mwilliams@cdob.org.au 
a: PO Box 246, Bathurst NSW 2795

Retired Priests

Fr Jaro Bucholz

Fr Max Blumenthal

Fr Peter Dresser

Fr Philip Filby

Fr Brien Murphy

Fr Pat Ruane

Mgr Peter Shannon

Fr George Wilkins

Fr Greg Cooney CM