Clergy

Meet the clergy of the Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand.

His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia AM

Archbishop

His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia is the Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon. He has been the leader of the Assyrian Church of the East in the Oceania region for the last 25 years.

The Priests

The gifted priests are from a variety of regions around the world and have diverse experience, and educational background.

Chor-Bishop Ashoor Lazar

St Hurmizd’s Cathedral Parish Priest

St Hurmizd’s Cathedral Parish Priest – Sydney Australia
Office (02) 9610 8680
Mobile 0416 116 516
Fax (02) 9823 0035

Reverend Gewargis Atto

Reverend Gewargis Atto

St Mary’s Church Parish Priest

St Mary’s Church Parish Priest – Sydney Australia
Office (02) 9726 6309
Mobile 0417 230 658

Reverend Moshi

Reverend Moshi

St Hurmizd’s Church Parish Priest

St Hurmizd’s Cathedral Parish Priest – Sydney Australia

Reverend Younan Dawood

Reverend Younan Dawood

St George’s Parish Priest

St George’s Parish Priest – Sydney Australia
Office (02) 9756 4624
Mobile 0404 984 153

Reverend Narsai Youkhanis

Reverend Narsai Youkhanis

Secretary to the Metropolitan

Secretary to the Metropolitan Mar Meelis Zaia AM
Assyrian Church of the East Youth Associations Australia Chaplain
Assyrian Church of the East Children’s Association Sydney Chaplain

Mobile +61 421 511 150
Fax +61 2 8088 7939

Reverend Ninos Elya

Reverend Ninos Elya

Saints Peter and Paul Parish Priest & SHAPS Chaplain

Ss Peter and Paul’s Parish Priest
St. Hurmizd Assyrian Primary School Chaplain

Email: revninos@assyrianchurch.org.au
Office: (02) 9753 4185

Reverend Yousif Jazrawy

Reverend Yousif Jazrawy

Saints Peter and Paul Parish Priest (Arabic)

Saints Peter and Paul Parish Priest (Arabic) – Sydney Australia
Email: revyousif@assyrianchurch.org.au
Office: (02) 9753 4185
Fax (02) 9753 4192

Reverend Benyamin Shlimon

Reverend Benyamin Shlimon

Assistant Priest – Sydney Australia
Reverend Korkis Toma

Reverend Korkis Toma

St George’s Church Parish Priest – Melbourne Australia
Reverend Hurmizd MarBehnam

Reverend Hurmizd MarBehnam

St George’s Assistant Priest – Melbourne Australia
Reverend Antawan Mikhail

Reverend Antawan Mikhail

St George’s Assistant Priest – Melbourne Australia
Reverend Toma Kanoun

Reverend Toma Kanoun

St Mary’s Church Parish Priest – New Zealand

Reverend Toma Kakka

St. Odisho’s Church Parish Priest – Wellington, New Zealand