Fr Brian Wilson, Parish Priest
Father Brian, our incoming parish priest, has a rich history in his ministry. Here are the areas in which he has ministered: Oceania 1974 – 1990, 1999 - 2004. Principal St John’s College, Cawasi, Fiji; Principal of Corpus Christi Teachers College, Fiji; Director of Catholic Education Fiji; Parishes in Fiji and Tonga; Procurator for the Marist Province of Oceania. United Kingdom 1991-1992—Assistant Priest, Westminster Cathedral, London. Australia 1996 – 1998; 2005 -
Mission Procurator, Oceania House, Hunters Hill; Chaplain to the Fijian Catholic Community, Sydney; Permanent Supply ministry; Eastwood parish, 2005-2020. Joined the Marist Province of Australia in 2019, Assistant Priest, St Patrick’s, Church Hill
Father Brian is a warm, gentle man with a keen pastoral sense and very open to learn and understand the way our parish functions. He’s a wonderfully entertaining story-teller!
Fr Aliki Langi sm Assistant Priest
Father Aliki joined our parish team in late 2018. He has ministered for over 20 years in the Philippines and more recently for 6 years in the Marist Parish in Gladstone Queensland. He brings with him a love of gardening, the ukulele and God's People. Aliki is a most generous and pastoral priest. No task is beyond his reach or his readiness.
Anne Mawa & Maggie Mullane Parish Secretaries
Anne Mawa joined our team in late 2021. Anne is new to our community and brings a wealth of secretarial experience, warmth and a deep faith to her role. Alongside her is parishioner Maggie Mullane who has been part of the parish team through the years. We are delighted to have them in their respective roles in the parish office. Sadly, Catherine had to leave for family reasons. She gave us wonderful service during her time on our team.
Rosalia Foley, Sacramental and Catechist Co-ordinator
Rosalia has been a parishioner for 20 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. Her presence with us is priceless.