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Diocese of Cairns

Bishop of Cairns
Most Rev James Foley DD DPh (Leuven)
PO Box 625
Cairns QLD 4870
Bishop's House
183 Abbott St
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4051 2071
Fax: (07) 4031 4625
Vicar General    
Rev Francis Gordon VG

Vicar General

PO Box 95M
Manunda QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4053 1383
Fax: (07) 4053 1172
Episcopal Vicar    
Rev Kerry Crowley EV VF

Episcopal Vicar for Clergy

PO Box 64
Innisfail QLD 4860
Ph: (07) 4061 6633
Fax: (07) 4061 7634
Rev John McGrath EV

Episcopal Vicar for Finance and Administration

PO Box 625
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4055 4315
Fax: (07) 4055 4812
Rev Neil Muir EV

Episcopal Vicar for Education

PO Box 1026
Smithfield QLD 4878
Ph: (07) 4057 6055
Fax: (07) 4057 6388
Vicar Forane    
Rev Kerry Crowley EV VF

Vicar Forane

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 64
Innisfail QLD 4860
Ph: (07) 4061 6633
Fax: (07) 4061 7634
Rev Dr Gregory Moses VF

Vicar Forane

PO Box 121
Atherton QLD 4883
Ph: (07) 4091 1125
Fax: (07) 4091 4975
Rev Martin Kenny VF

Vicar Forane

Catholic Presbytery
PO Box 669
Earlville QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4054 1171
Fax: (07) 4054 1800
Chancellor    
Eileen Lander

Chancellor

Diocesan Chancery
PO Box 625
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4051 2040
Fax: (07) 4041 2386
Financial Administrator    
Mr Kevin Malone

Chief Executive Officer

PO Box 625
Cairns QLD 4870
Bishop's House
Cnr Abbott & Minnie Sts
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4046 5602
Fax: (07) 4041 2386
Tribunal    
Eileen Lander

Tribunal

PO Box 625
Cairns QLD 4870
Bishop's House
Cnr Abbott & Minnie Sts
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4046 5644
Fax: (07) 4041 2386
Diocesan Office    
Diocesan Finance & Administration

PO Box 625
Cairns QLD 4870
Bishop's House
Cnr Abbott & Minnie Sts
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4046 5602
Fax: (07) 4041 2386
Mr Kevin Malone

Chief Executive Officer

Ms Jasmin Greer

Chief Financial Officer

Ph: (07) 4046 5638
Fax: (07) 4041 2386
Ecclesiastical Organisations    
Caritas Australia

Mr Paul O'Connor

Diocesan Director

Ph: (07) 4035 1580
Ph: 0437 927 446
Catholic Development Fund

PO Box 625
Cairns QLD 4870
130 Lake St
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4031 6490
Fax: (07) 4031 4573
Ms Anne Bowater

Catholic Education Services

PO Box 5296
Cairns QLD 4870
130 Lake St
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4050 9700
Fax: (07) 4051 2859
Mr William Dixon

Executive Director

Catholic Mission

PO Box 763
Cairns QLD 4870
Bishop's House
183 Abbott St
Cairns QLD 4870
Mrs Anna Jimenez

Ph: 0450 213 042
Council of Priests

PO Box 625
Cairns QLD 4870
Bishop's House
Cnr Abbott & Minnie Sts
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4051 2040
Fax: (07) 4031 4625
Rev Kerry Crowley EV VF

Diocesan Consultors

PO Box 625
Cairns QLD 4870
Bishop's House
Cnr Abbott & Minnie Sts
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4051 2040
Fax: (07) 4031 4625
Rev John McGrath EV

Director of Vocations

PO Box 1026
Smithfield QLD 4878
Ph: (07) 4057 6055
Fax: (07) 4057 6388
Rev Neil Muir EV

Director

Indigenous Connections

PO Box 308
Mareeba QLD 4880
Ph: (07) 4092 1077
Fax: (07) 4092 3170
Rev Robert Greenup OSA

Rev Deacon Ralph Madigan

Liturgical Commission

PO Box 95
Manunda QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4053 1383
Fax: (07) 4053 1172
Rev Francis Gordon VG

Chairman

Boundaries

The Diocese comprises the territory of that portion of North Queensland which is bounded on the north and east by the ocean, including the Torres Strait Islands, on the south by the State parish boundaries adjacent to South Latitude 18.25 degrees from the East Coast to the Northern Territory, and on the west by the Northern Territory. The territory was detached from the Diocese of Brisbane on January 30, 1877, as the Vicariate Apostolic of Queensland; its name was changed to the Vicariate Apostolic of Cooktown on May 10, 1887; it was elevated to a Diocese with the title of Cairns on July 8, 1941. Area: 377,000 sq km.

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