Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP DD
Bishop Anthony was installed the third Bishop of Parramatta in March 2010.
Born in Sydney, Bishop Anthony entered the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) in 1985 and in 2003 was appointed by John Paul II as Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney.
In that Archdiocese he was Episcopal Vicar for Life and Health and Chairman of the Catholic Schools Board, Chairman of the Catholic Education Commission of New South Wales, a member of the Australian Bishops’ Commission for Doctrine and Morals, the Bishops’ Commission for Health and Community Services and the Pontifical Academy for Life.
From 2003-2010 Bishop Anthony was Parish Priest of Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish, Watsons Bay and has published extensively in bioethics and moral theology.
Bishop Anthony was Co-ordinator of World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney.
Very Rev Paul Marshall EV
Father Paul is the Episcopal Vicar for Evangelisation and Pastoral Planning and the Parish Priest of St Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish, Toongabbie.
He was ordained priest in Parramatta in November 1988 by Bishop Bede Heather, and served in Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, St Marys, until 1991.
After three years at St Bernadette’s Parish, Castle Hill, Fr Paul was appointed Diocesan Youth Chaplain from 1995-97, before his appointment as Parish Priest of Sacred Heart Parish, Luddenham-Warragamba where he served until 2007.
He was then installed by Bishop Kevin Manning at St Anthony’s Parish, Toongabbie. Fr Paul enjoys bushwalking, kayaking and astronomy.
Daniel is Pastoral Planning Officer for the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta.
He was formerly the Coordinator of Parish Services at the Institute for Mission, editor of a spirituality journal published by the Daughters of St Paul in Australia, and holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney and a Master of Divinity from the Catholic Institute of Sydney.
He is a member of St Bernadette’s Catholic Parish, Castle Hill.
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