Fr Simon Apablaza

  • Fr. Simon Apablaza, Our priest, since July 2023. Born in 1981 in Santiago, Chile, Fr. Simon answered God’s call, embarking on a journey that led him to the shores of Australia in 2002. Guided by God’s grace, he was ordained as a priest on May 21, 2011, through the International Seminary Redemptoris Mater.
  • Fr. Simon has faithfully served in various parishes, including Maroubra, Earlwood, and Caringbah, before venturing into the Australian bush, ministering in Broken Hill and Forbes for a significant period. Now, with a wealth of experience and a heart filled with joy, he has returned to Sydney and is delighted to be part of the vibrant Denistone parish.
  • Join Fr. Simon on this spiritual journey as we come together to celebrate faith, community, and the boundless grace of God. Welcome to our ڶapp. Therese family! 🙏✨ #FrSimonApablaza #StThereseDenistone”

Former Parish Priests:

Fr John O’Donovan
Fr John O’Donovan
1948 – 1989, Died on 13 October 1991
Fr David Nies
Fr David Nies
1989 – 2001, Died on 18 March 2009
Fr Thu Nguyen
Fr Thu Nguyen
2001 – Jan 2009
Fr John Snehadass
Jan 2009 – 2010
Fr Roberto Castillo
Fr Roberto Castillo
April 2010 – July 2023