Our Priests and Staff

Our Priests

The parishes of St Francis of Assisi and St Joseph are served by:

 Fr Paul Ghanem OFM and Fr Piotr Rzucidlo OFM 

Fr Paul Ghanem OFM
Fr Paul Ghanem ofm   Parish Priest

Fr Piotr Rzucidlo ofm    Assistant Priest


Paul and Piotr along with Pax Scarf OFM, Phil Miscamble OFM, Joe Lu OFM and David Leary OFM make up the Franciscan communities at our friaries in Paddington and Edgecliff. 


Our Parish Staff

Enza Sinapi and Tim Sheil

Enza is our Administration Assistant and is in the office on
Tuesdays providing administration support including
answering phones, updating the website and maintaining
our database and coordinating our children's liturgy program.

Tim is our Pastoral and Administration Coordinator and works
Thursday to Monday. Tim works with the friars assisting with
the administration and pastoral work of the psrishes.
Tim is also a member of Secular Franciscan Order (OFS).

You can reach Enza and Tim on the parish office number
(02) 9331 4043 or by email at
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Noel Debien

Noel Debien    Music Director at St Francis of Assisi, Paddington


Kurt Ison

Kurt Ison    Music Director and Organist at St Joseph, Edgecliff