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.

Rev Archdeacon Ninos Elya

Bishop-elect for the Diocese of Victoria and New Zealand

Email: [email protected]
Office: (02) 9753 4185

Chor-Bishop Ashoor Lazar

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

Rev Chorbishop Narsai Youkhanis

Secretary to the Metropolitan Mar Meelis Zaia AM and Assyrian Church of the East International Youth Ministry Chaplain

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

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 Benyamin Shlimon

Assistant Priest – Sydney Australia

Rev Fr Shamuel Shamuel

St Narsai’s Assyrian Christian College Chaplain and Ecclesiastical Studies Director (Sydney)

Reverend Fr. Neil Makko

Sts Peter and Paul’s Church Parish Priest and St Hurmizd’s Assyrian Primary School Chaplain
Reverend Korkis Toma

Reverend Korkis Toma

St George’s Church Parish 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

Reverend Toma Kakka

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