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The Chancery office

The Chancery is the administrative office of the Maronite Eparchy of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. The Chancery provides administrative and accounting support to the Eparchy’s parishes, organisations and agencies.

Key Staff

Vicar General of the Maronite Eparchy of Australia:

Monsignor Marcelino Youssef

Judicial Vicar:

Father Alain Fares

Secretary General:

Father Michael Boudaher


Father Yuhanna Azize

Office of the Bishop, Assistant to the Bishop:

Ms Elise Gharrach

Business Manager and In-House Counsel:

Subdeacon Sayed Issac

Communication and Media:

Ms Mary-Anne Boustany

Our People

Episcopal Vicar for Youth:

Monsignor Shora Maree

Episcopal Vicar for Clergy:

Father Danny Nouh

Episcopal Vicar for Parishes and Pastoral Life:

Monsignor Emmanuel Sakr

Episcopal Vicar for Inter-State Parishes:

Monsignor Joe Takchi

Our Parishes

New South Wales
South Australia
Western Australia
Name Parish Priest Contact Info
St Maroun’s Cathedral
Redfern NSW
Fr Geoffrey ABDALLAH P: (02) 9318 2148
F: (02) 9699 4672
E: cathedral@maronite.org.au
A: 627 Elizabeth StreetREDFERN NSW 2016
w: maronitecathedralredfern.org.au
Our Lady of Lebanon Co-Cathedral
Harris Park NSW
Fr. Youwakim NOUJAIM P: (02) 9689 2899
F: (02) 9689 2068
E: info@olol.org.au
A: 40 Alice Street HARRIS PARK NSW 2150
w: www.olol.org.au
St George’s Church
Thornleigh NSW
Msgr Marcelino YOUSSEF, Vicar General P: (02) 9481 7388
F: (02) 9481 7399
E: stgeorgemcc@stgeorgemcc.org.au
A: 2 Yarrara Ave THORNLEIGH NSW 2120
PO Box: PO Box 65
w: www.stgeorgemcc.org.au
St Joseph’s Church
Croydon NSW
Father Danny NOUH, Episcopal Vicar P: (02) 9166 9912
F: (02) 9166 8928
E: stjoseph@maronite.org.au
A: 7 Acton Street CROYDON NSW 2132
w: www.stjosephparish.org.au
St Charbel’s Church (Lebanese Maronite Order)
Punchbowl NSW
Father Assaad LAHOUD (LMO) P: (02) 9740 0998
F: (02) 9740 0974
E: info.church@stcharbel.nsw.edu.au
A: 142 Highclere Avenue PUNCHBOWL NSW 2196
PO Box: PO Box 213 PUNCHBOWL NSW 2196
w: www.stcharbel.org.au
St John the Beloved Church (Lebanese Maronite Mission)
Mount Druitt NSW
Father Maurice CHIDIAC (LMM) P: (02) 9625 8985
F: (02) 9625 9779
E: missionaries@voc.org.au
A: 63 George Street MT DRUITT NSW 2770
w: www.sjb.org.au
St Raymond’s Church
Auburn NSW
Father Sam WEHBE P: (02) 9643 0345
F: (02) 9643 0348
E: admin@straymondparish.org.au
A: 37-39 Wellington Rd AUBURN NSW 2144
w: www.straymondparish.org.au
St Rafqa’s Church
Austral NSW
Father Kozhaya SARKIS P: 02 9606 9214
F: (02) 9606 9215
E: info@strafqa.org.au
A: 135 Eighth Avenue AUSTRAL NSW 2179
w: www.strafqa.org.au
Christ the Redeemer
Hills Parochial Parish NSW
Monsignor Shora MAREE, Episcopal Vicar P: (02) 9653 9424
E: info@hillsmaronite.org.au
A: 759-773 Old Northern Road DURAL NSW 2158
w: www.ctr.org.au
Our Lady of Lebanon
Wollongong NSW
Father Loubnan TARABAY P: 0412 227 727
E: wollongong@maronite.org.au
A: 80 Denise Street LAKE HEIGHTS NSW 2502
w: www.stgeorgemcc.org.au
Our Lady of Mercy Maronite Church (Maronite Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
Goulburn NSW
Father John Paul BASSIL (OMM) P: 0401 545 454
E: pjpbassil@gmail.com
A: 33 Clinton Street, GOULBURN NSW 2580
w: www.olol.org.au
St John Paul II Church Father Robert-Pio Albayeh P: (02) 8866 3485
A: 826 Victoria Road RYDE NSW 2112
w: www.stjohnpaul2.com.au
Name Parish Priest Contact Info
Our Lady of Lebanon Church
Thornbury VIC
Monsignor Joe TAKCHI, Episcopal Vicar P: (03) 9480 2059
F: (03) 9480 2635
E: enquiries@maronitesvictoria.org
CH-A: 230 Normanby Avenue THORNBURY VIC 3071
O-A: 31-33 Comas Grove THORNBURY VIC 3071
w: www.maronitesvictoria.org.au
St Charbel’s Church (Maronite Antonine Order)
Greenvale VIC
Father Charles HITTI (MAO) P: (03) 9383 7266
F: (03) 9383 7288
A: 45 Providence Road GREENVALE VIC 3059
w: https://www.saintcharbel.org.au/
Name Parish Priest Contact Info
St Maroun’s Church
Greenlopes QLD
Father Fadi SALAME P/F: (07) 3394 4994
E: brisbane@maronite.org.au
A: 29 Bunya Street GREENSLOPES QLD 4120
Name Parish Priest Contact Info
St Maroun’s Church
Westbourne Park SA
Monsignor Emmanuel SAKR, Episcopal Vicar P: (08) 8271 0806
F: (08) 8271 8368
E: adelaide@maronite.org.au
A: 379 Goodwood Riad WESTBOURNE PARK SA 5041
Name Parish Priest Contact Info
St Charbel’s Church
East Cannington WA
Fr Tony Moussa E: Perth@maronite.org.au
A: 56 Redcliffe Street EAST CANNINGTON WA 6107