Our Team

Monsignor Kevin Long PhD

Parish Priest

was born in Victoria, 1954.  He completed his Bachelor of Theology through Melbourne College of Divinity in 1977.

In 1981 he was ordained a priest.  In 1988 Monsignor Kevin gained a Master of Philosophy from Trinity College, Dublin.  His doctorate was awarded in 1994 from the University of Western Australia

Monsignor Kevin’s most recent appointments were as Rector of St Thomas More College UWA and as Rector of St Charles Seminary, Guildford.

Monsignor Kevin’s official email:

  • kevin.long@perthcatholic.org.au


Linda Brandon

Office Manager Accountant

handles all accounts/financial queries, statutory reports,  liaises with the Archdiocesan Finance Office and National Trust of Australia and handles daily IT matters.

Linda is a member of the Parish Finance and Parish Council Committees. She can be contacted at the Parish Office on

  • Tuesday – Thursday:  9:30 am – 4 pm
  • Email:  lbrandon@stjosephssubiaco.org.au
  • Phone: (08) 9381 0400
Bart Welten
Sacramental Coordinator


  • all parish Baptisms
  • our sacramental program for Reconciliation, Communion and Confirmation for our young people,
  • the Becoming Catholic series for adults, and liturgical/theological training for acolytes.
  • He is also available for spiritual direction.

Bart is available at the Parish Office on

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 am – 4 pm.
  • Contact:  9381 0400
  • Email:      sacraments@stjosephssubiaco.org.au
Claudia O’Malley

Sacristan and Funeral coordinator.

When death overwhelms us, having someone who knows what to do can provide some stability in the midst of confusion and loss. Through her role Claudia assists bereaved families as they sort through liturgical arrangements such as readings, music, flowers, and booklets;  and she liaises very effectively with funeral directors and celebrants.

Claudia may be contacted at the Parish Office on:

  • Email: com@stjosephssubiaco.org.au
  • Mobile: 0408 186 790
Elizabeth Ogilvie
Wedding Secretary


will walk you through your Church paperwork, preparations and rehearsal.

To help with ideas, she has numerous nuptial Mass/wedding service booklets and bridal magazines for you to borrow.


Contact Elizabeth to book your very special day. She may be contacted at the Parish Office on:

  • Tuesday and Thursday:  9.30 am – 4 pm
  • Email: weddings@stjosephssubiaco.org.au
  • Phone: (08) 9381 0400
Paul Curtis
Youth Co-ordinator


Please contact Paul to learn more about our Youth initiatives…while liturgical music is their specialty, they support one another in social activities, prayer, scripture and Christian-living sessions.

Make yourself known to him after the 6.00pm Mass on Sundays!

  • Email: youth@stjosephssubiaco.org.au
Michael Peters
Organist and choir-master

is our principal organist. His role in the music-ministry goes beyond playing the organ – as he also helps prepare the music for our celebrations and is responsible, with his sister Mara,  for teaching and directing our choir:  Salvado Schola Cantorum.

  • Email: stjosephsmusic@live.com.au