Parish Staff

Parish Administrator: Fr James McCarthy 

Fr James was born and raised in the Inner West of Sydney, the 4th of six children. After finishing high school, he completed University studies in History, Politics and Music prior to undertaking seminary and theological studies in Sydney and then later in Rome.

He has previously served in parishes in Sydney (Cronulla, Mosman, Liverpool, Fairfield and Bonnyrigg Heights) and has served for extended periods in parishes in Italy, England and the USA. He has also worked on behalf of the Church in Africa and the Middle East, serving as a Chaplain with humanitarian programs for people with disabilities.

In addition to parish assignments, he is a Chaplain for the Australian Army and also serves on a variety of committees for the Archdiocese of Sydney, serving as Treasurer of the Clergy Remuneration System and the Chairman of the Clerical Medical Fund.  He has also recently completed Post-Graduate Business Administration (Not for Profit) studies at Australian Catholic University.