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Fr Phil Linder
Fr Philip Linder joined the team as our Parish Priest at Sydney Harbour North Parishes in March 2008. 
Educated at Marist Mosman he then studied for the priesthood at St Columba's College, Springwood and St Patrick's College, Manly. 
He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Sydney in 1969. 


He worked for 24 years in the parish of Liverpool. Other parishes he has served include Broadway, Castle Hill, Hurstville, Blakehurst and South Hurstville.He is currently the Chairman of CWF and Dean of the Northern Deanery. 

He is also a member of the Finance Committee of the Archdiocese and a member of the Priests’ Retirement Foundation Committee. As a youth he enjoyed playing rugby league and tennis and loved athletics, He still holds the U16 100m record at Marist North Shore. 
He played Junior League for Mosman District Club and then for Mosman Collegians. 
He is very disappointed that his favourite team, the North Sydney Bears are no longer in the National Rugby League competition.







 Fr Joseph Gedeon

 Fr Joseph

Fr Joseph was born in Lebanon to a family of 4 children. He has 3 sisters. After 8 years working as an I.T. consultant he felt the calling to the priesthood.


Fr Joseph was ordained a Deacon in 2009. On the 11th June 2010 (the Feast of the Sacred Heart) Fr Joseph was ordained a priest. After his ordination to the priesthood he was appointed assistant priest at St John the Baptist in Bonnyrigg.

After 3 years of study in Rome Fr Joseph has returned to Sydney to his latest appointment – assistant priest for the Parishes of Sydney Harbour North.







Fr Daney Irudayadoss

Fr Daney

Fr Daney was born in India. He studied to become an electrician. After working in this field for a while he discovered the Neo-Catechumenal Way.

He joined the Neo-Cats and felt a calling to the priesthood within the community.

After 9 years of study Fr Daney was ordained a Deacon earlier this year. He was appointed Deacon in the Parishes of Sydney Harbour North.

Just recently on the 31st of October 2015 he was ordained a Priest at St Mary's Cathedral (alongside 3 other young men). On the day of his ordination Fr Daney was appointed to the Parishes of Sydney Harbour North as an Assistant Priest.


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