Today we give thanks for Father Leo Wearden MSC who celebrates his birthday.
Father Leo is currently Parish Priest of Wadeye parish. He is a member of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart congregation. He has served our diocese on the Tiwi Islands as well as at Wadeye for many years. He is a committed and seasoned missionary having also ministered in New Guinea.
Father Leo is currently chair of the Council of Priests and dean of our Aboriginal ministry. Thank you Father Leo for a very committed and faithful service to the people of God, especially our First Nations people. God bless you Father Leo.
+Bishop Charles Gauci