Fr Frank Devoy, Council Secretary(Director, Office for Clergy Life and Ministry)
Fr Frank Devoy, Secretary, is Director of the Office for Clergy Life and Ministry.
He is a priest of the Lismore Diocese, ordained in 1967.
He was appointed Assistant Priest in Mullumbimby, 1967; Inspector of Schools, 1970; Director of Catholic Education, 1972; Bishop's Secretary and Chancellor, 1981.
became Parish Priest of Grafton
in 1984 and Byron Bay in 1998.
undertook post-graduate studies in Washington DC, and gained a Doctorate from Columbia University
, New York, in 1989.
He was the Diocesan Director of Clergy Life and Ministry for 10 years and a member of the National Commission.
Prior to coming to his
present position in January 2006, he
had worked extensively with clergy across the country.