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Censer.  Image courtesy of pixabay.comThe following Catholic priests in Richmond primarily served in St Ignatius' Church.  On 30 July 2005 the church amalgamated with St James' Church to form the Richmond Catholic Parish.

1853 Rev. James J. Madden
1859 Rev. Bartholomew Power, O.P (Assistant)
1864 Rev. Fr Smyth and Rev. T.J. O’Callaghan
1865 Rev. E McCarthy, Rev. F O’Donnell, Rev. J O’Connell, Rev. Francis McCarthy
1866 Rev. J. Parle
(who handed the parish over to the Jesuit Fathers)
1866 Rev. Joseph Dalton SJ
1878 Rev. Joseph Mulhall SJ
1890 Rev. Thomas Cahill SJ
1893 Rev. Oliver Daly SJ
1896 Rev. Joseph Hearn SJ
1914 Rev. Wm. Locking SJ
1916 Rev. Jos. Brennan SJ
1920 Rev Patrick McGrath SJ
1932 Rev. James W. Magan SJ
6th July 1936 Rev. William Lockington SJ
24th September 1947 Rev. John (Sammy) Bourke SJ
8th December 1953 Rev. James McNamara SJ
24th December 1957 Rev. Les Harper SJ
13th June 1965 Rev. Leo Flynn SJ
15th February 1973 Rev. Joseph Holland SJ
1st January 1974 Rev. Des Walker SJ
1977 Rev. Celso Romanin SJ
1983 Rev. Des Walker SJ
1988 Rev. Ferruccio Romanin SJ
1997 Rev. Peter Hosking SJ
2000 Rev. Nguyen Viet Huy SJ
2003 Rev. Phillip Crotty SJ
2005 Rev. Peter Norden SJ
2008 Rev. Stan Lim SJ
2013 Rev. Gaetan Pereira SJ
2014 Rev. Nguyen Viet Huy SJ