Priests and Pastoral Associates

Parish Priests and Administrators who have served at St. Bernadette’s

1956 – 1989: Father Joseph P. Walsh – appointed Administrator in 1956 and then Parish Priest of St. Michael’s in 1958 (then responsible for St Bemadette’s). He moved to the presbytery (current Parish House) in 1959 remaining until retirement in 1989. Fr Joe died on 1st February 2004 and is buried in Castle Hill Cemetery.

1989 – 1991: Father David Maguire, Adm.

1991 – 1992: Father Robert Anderson, P.P.

1992 – 1993: Father Zvonimir Gavranovic, Adm.

1993 – 2003: Father David Maguire, P.P.

2002 – 2003: Father Peter Confeggi, Adm.

2003 – 2006 Father Wim Hoekstra, P.P.

2006 – 2017  Monsignor John Boyle, P.P.

2017 – Present  Father Fernando Montano

 

Assistant Priests who have served at St. Bernadette’s

1959 – 1963: Father Michael Kelly

1963 – 1967: Father Desmond O’Neill

1967 – 1970: Father John Ford

1971 – 1974: Father Philip Linder

1974 – 1976: Father Richard Cattell

1976 – 1980: Father Terry Baz

1980 – 1981: Father Carmelo Sciberras

1981 – 1983: Father Arthur Cook

1982 – 1983: Father Don Griffin

1983 – 1985: Father John Boyle

1985 – 1986: Father John Milliken

1986: Father Laurie Cauchi

1986 – 1989: Father David Maguire

1989 – 1990: Father Edward Sequeira

1990 – 1994: Father Paul Marshall

1994 – 2000: Father Andrew Robinson

2000 – 2002: Father John Hogan

2002: Father Michael Kolodziej

2002 – 2016  Father Eugene Szondi

2004 – 2005: Father Bob Sheridan

2007 – 2009: Father Sunny Michael

2012: Father Christopher Antwi-Boasiako

2012 – 2014: Father John Watkins

2014 – Present: Father Michael Gathuku

 

Pastoral Associates who have assisted at St. Bernadette’s

1988 – 1990: Sister Ailsa Mackinnon, rsm (part-time)

1990 – 1995: Sister Anita Conway, cfm

1995 – 2004: Sister Eily Deasy, rsj

2004 – 2016: Sister Judy McLeod, rsm

2011 – 2014: Sister Rosie Drum, mgl

2016 – Present: Mrs Nancy Eberhaut