Fr Kevin Bates sm, Parish Priest
For over 27 years Kevin's work has taken him all around Australia, working in school and parish communities within the Catholic Church and in other churches.Music-making and song-writing are important parts of his ministry. Kevin began his term as Parish Priest in February 2008.
You can also visit Kevin's website and read some reflections at www.kevinbates.com.au
Fr Wills Melteras sm
Father Wills has been a valued member of our parish team since 2013. Originally from Vanuatu, he has brought with him keen pastoral gifts, wonderful humour and a generous heart. Father Wills was ordained a priest in our parish Church in November 2013 and has served in the parish since that time as our Assistant Priest.
Sylvia Gutlerrez, Parish Secretary
Sylvia - has been a member of the parish team since 2005 and brings a wealth of experience, expertise and professionalism to her role as parish secretary following many years' work in the business world.
Rosalia Foley, Sacramental and Catechist Co-ordinator
Rosalia has been a parishioner for 17 years and took on the role of Sacramental and Catechist co-ordinator in 2010. Rosalia works passionately, linking the Parish community with the Catholic families from schools in the area, assisting them in their preparation for the Sacraments which are celebrated at Holy Name of Mary Parish. She ensures that Catechists are well prepared and resourced in their endeavour to run effective Faith-forming and pastoral programs in our Public Schools.