Monsignor Harry Entwistle is the first Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross.
Educated at St Chad's Theological College, University of Durham, he was ordained a priest in the Church of England Diocese of Blackburn in 1964. After various parish appointments in Lancashire, he became a prison chaplain, notably serving at HMP Wandsworth from 1981 to 1988.
He migrated to Australia in 1988 and continued his parish and prison ministry in the Diocese of Perth of the Anglican Church of Australia. He entered the Anglican Catholic Church in Australia, a member church of the Traditional Anglican Communion, in 2006. He served as Western Regional bishop of that church from 2006 to 2012.
After reception into the Roman Catholic Church and ordination as a deacon, he was ordained to the priesthood in St Mary's Cathedral, Perth on 15 June 2012. It was announced on 5 April 2013 that Pope Benedict XVI had, before his renunciation of the Petrine Office, named Entwistle a Monsignor among the Prothonotaries Apostolic.
Rev Fr Richard Waddell is the Vicar General for the Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross and is currently serving in the Parish of Five Dock, Sydney for the Sydney Ordinariate community (St Bede the Venerable)
Rev Fr Stephen Hill EV is the Vocations Director and Episcopal Vicar for Mission for the Northern Region and is currently serving in the Parish of Tighes Hill for the Newcastle Hunter Ordinariate community.
With an Honours degree in Microelectronic Engineering, Fr Stephen has extensive experience in electronic design and production management. Prior to entering the seminary he was Operations Manager for a factory manufacturing electronic products.
Fr Stephen studied theology at the Catholic Distance University (Virginia, USA) and was awarded the degree Master of Arts in Theology (summa cum laude) in 2011.
In 2012, he was named graduate student of the year and also holds a Master of Theological Studies from Australian Catholic University (2014).
Fr Stephen was ordained a priest for the Traditional Anglican Communion (TAC) in 2008. He was ordained a Catholic Priest in 2013 by Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe in St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Subiaco. Fr Stephen has served Catholic parishes in Brisbane, Perth and Newcastle. Fr Stephen also serves the people of the sea as a chaplain with the Apostleship of the Sea.