Fr Stephen is a priest of the Diocese of Wollongong NSW where he was born and raised. On completing secondary Education he was employed as an under graduate Engineer prior to entering the seminary. Ordained in 2015, he has served in the parishes of Shellharbour and the Cathedral parish. Stephen came to the Military Diocese expressing a desire to serve as a Navy Chaplain and was released by his Bishop to serve as a full time Military Chaplain.
He commenced his initial Officer Training Course in Jan 2019. After Successfully graduating in mid 2019, Fr Stephen was posted to HMAS Cerberus.
We welcome Stephen very much to Navy Chaplaincy