Bishop of the Diocese, the Most Reverend Geoffrey Jarrett, has announced the following appointments in a statement to Clergy:
Rev Max Gow PP has been appointed Parish Priest of the parishes of Alstonville and Wardell, effective Monday 27 August.
The Parish of Wardell is transferred from the pastoral care of the Parish of Ballina from that date.
Rev Paul Gooley, Parish Priest of Kempsey, has been appointed to the extended pastoral care of the Parish of Smithtown with South West Rocks, effective immediately.
Rev Leo Donnelly, Parish Priest of Port Macquarie, has been appointed to the extended pastoral care of the Parish of Wauchope, effective immediately.