Bishop's Message

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

“And Jesus stood in their midst and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’” (Luke 24:36)

Several individuals both ancient and modern have been credited with the adage, “In war the first casualty is truth.”  And we might add that the second casualty is invariably language. Currently, much in vogue is the word “unprecedented.”


  • Loving as Christ loves
  • Serving as Christ serves
  • Sacrifice as Christ sacrificed


In the spirit of building community in the light of Christ we will:

  • Pray and celebrate our relationship with God in ways that enhance the spiritual growth of our diverse

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The Melkite Catholic Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand will continue to observe all Federal and Local Government instructions; hence all Melkite Catholic Churches in Australia and New Zealand are now closed.  This will remain the situation until further notice from the Eparchy.

However, the liturgical services and prayers will be live-streamed through the Official Facebook Page of the Eparchy.

Please refer to your local parish priest for the latest information about live-streaming and/or Facebook page of your local parish.