Fr Peter Maher

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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Location Sydney, NSW, Australia
Introduction Peter is a Catholic priest who works as a Pastoral Supervisor/Consultant and Supervisor Trainer. He is chair of Rachel's Vineyard Retreat Ministries, Sydney. He is editor of The Swag, the National Council of Priests quarterly magazine. He is currently on the Human Research Ethics Ethics Committee of The University of Technology, Sydney and is chaplain to PALMS Australia. He has worked in parish ministry for 40 years; hospital (1982-5; 1996; 2010) and university (UTS 1995-2009) chaplaincy and in full time youth retreat work. His qualifications include Bachelor of Theology from the Catholic Institute of Sydney and Masters in Education (Adult) UTS and is a Supervisor and Supervisor Trainer recognised with AAOS (Australasian Association of Supervision) and Transforming Practices Inc. He received a UTS Human Rights Award in 2008 - The Ally Award Celebrating and Supporting Sexual Diversity and Identity and the Alumni Community Award in 2015. He also was awarded an OAM in 2015. He is a member of Rainbow Catholics InterAgency (RCiA) promoting acceptance and diversity and Equal Voices, an ecumenical group of LGBT people and allies.