Father Dr. John Karaan (2010 - Present)
Father Romanos Al-Baba (2009-Present)
Father Elias Khoury (1982 - 2010)
With the retirement of the late Father Nicholas Shehadie in 1982, Father Elias was ordained a Parish Priest on the 28th of March by his Grace, the late Bishop Gibran Remlawi and appointed the position of Parish Priest of St. Nicholas Punchbowl. That year Father Elias left his job at Outboard Marine Australia and dedicated his time to the parish of St Nicholas, which up until 1994 spread all the way to the Blue Mountains.
Fr. Elias is now the parish priest of a the St John the Baptist Mission parish located on First Avenue in Campsie, NSW
Father John Shehadie (from 1973 - 1982)
In 1973, in order to alleviate the problems of one priest serving all of New South Wales, bishop Gibran gave a blessing for a new church in the western suburbs of Sydney to be built. Fr John Shehadie, son of Exarch Nicholas Shehadie, was appointed priest of St Nicholas Church, Punchbowl, which he served until his 1987 retirement. Father John Shehadie was the younger brother of the Very Reverend Father Michael Shehadie who served at St George Cathedral at Redfern.
Father John Shehadie who had also studied at the Balamand before arriving in Australia, together with his wife Olga, and children Anthony, Michael and Louise served at St George Church for a short while, then founded St Nicholas Church in Punchbowl. The last of a Shehadie generation that entered the Holy Order.