Melkite Catholic Community

Mass for You at Home (Mass online)

Parish Priest: Fr Elie Francis

Telephone: 3844 3678

Mass Times: (Subject to COVID-19 restrictions; contact community)
Sunday English 8:30am, English / Arabic 10:30am
St Clement’s Church, 74 Ernest Street, South Brisbane


Brief History
Melkite migration began in mid-1800s and settled in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

1890 – Foundation stone laid for the first Melkite church in Sydney; this church was inaugurated in 1895.
1996 – First Eparch elected – Bishop Issam John Darwish
Past Parish Priest in Brisbane:  Fr Lawrence (Faisal) Ayoub [RIP]
More history, see:
St Clement’s Catholic Church South Brisbane
Melkite Catholic Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand

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