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Bishop Gregory Homeming

Bishop Greg HomemingBishop Gregory Homeming OCD is the Bishop of the Diocese of Lismore in northern NSW.

He is an Australian Chinese born in Sydney in 1958, who completed primary education in Shepparton, Victoria, and high school at St Aloysius College, Milsons Point in Sydney.

He took the degrees of Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws at Sydney University, was admitted as a solicitor in 1981 and worked as a lawyer in Sydney at Messrs Allen, Allen & Hemsley from 1981 to 1985.

At the end of 1985 the Bishop joined the Discalced Carmelite Order, making his first profession on 1 February 1987. He completed his priestly studies at the Yarra Theological Union, Melbourne taking the degrees of Bachelor of Theology from the Melbourne College of Divinity and Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Melbourne.

The Bishop was ordained priest on 20 July 1991 and has held, within his Order, the positions of Major Superior, Novice Master, Prior and Director of Retreats, a ministry of particular interest to him. Until his appointment as Bishop of Lismore, he was the Regional Vicar (Major Superior) of the Discalced Carmelites in Australia.

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