Appointment of Warrane College Chaplain as an Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney

Friday 24 June, 2016

Pope Francis today announced the appointment of Fr Richard Umbers, chaplain of Warrane College as an Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Sydney. 

Fr Richard has served two terms as chaplain of Warrane College, from 2003 to 2004 and from 2011 onwards. He has made a significant contribution to the pastoral care of the college spanning residents, old boys and friends. 

In assuming this new role as Auxiliary Bishop, Fr Richard will be missed for his warm, approachable manner and his contribution to lively intellectual debate at Warrane College. 

Further information is available on the website of the Sydney Archdiocese.

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