Parish Priest

Biography for Father Peter

peter1Fr Peter Smith has been a priest of the Archdiocese of Sydney since 1985. After leaving school he studied Economics before entering the Seminary. Since ordination he has served in various parishes in the Archdiocese and is currently the Parish Priest of St Columba's Leichhardt North. Fr Peter has lectured in ethics and served on various ethics committees including Sydney University, the NSW Cancer Council and the Board of The Sisters of Charity Health Services Auburn. He has always been active in social justice issues and more recently in the promotion of the Sydney Alliance.

Fr Peter holds a Licentiate in Sacred Theology.

Parish Priest: Father Peter Smith

Parish Office Administrator: Marcia Droguett


Parish Council :Fr Peter Smith, Therese Briggs (Chair), Margaret Perry (Vice-Chair), Dorcey Rutter (Secretary), Amanda Sapienza, Carmel Reid, Dan O'Brien, Renata Pop, and Adrian Overs. Our ex-officio members are Frances Stewart (St Columba's School Principal), Sue Draysey (St Columba's School Family Educator) and Mark Breen (SVDP).