Archbishop Hart announces new appointments

Monday 23 May 2016

Media and Communications Office

IN LIGHT of Bishop Vincent Long’s recent appointment as Bishop of Parramatta, Archbishop Denis Hart has made two new appointments. Fr Joe Caddy has been appointed to the position of Episcopal Vicar for Social Services in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. In his new role Fr Caddy will represent Archbishop Hart in matters relating to social services and welfare.

Fr Caddy is the Chief Executive Officer of CatholicCare and parish priest of All Saints in Fitzroy. He has a great deal of experience in the social welfare and community sector and is currently a member of the Council of Catholic Social Services Victoria. He has also served as a member of the Board of the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) and was Chair of Catholic Social Services Australia from 2006 to 2013. Fr Caddy will assume his new role on 1 June 2016.

Archbishop Hart has also appointed Bishop Terry Curtin, who is Auxiliary Bishop to the Northern Region of the Melbourne Archdiocese, as Chair of Catholic Education Commission Victoria and he will commence in the role from 16 June 2016.

Photo: Fr Joe Caddy (left) and Bishop Terry Curtin (right).
Photos by Fiona Basile
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