Titular Bishop of Quiza
Most Rev Bishop Anthony (Tony) Randazzo was born in 1966 in Sydney the son of Colin Randazzo from Sydney and his wife Caterina Di Losa from Lipari, Italy. The Bishop’s parents were married at Saint Joseph’s Church Enfield in 1960. They worked as fruiterers in their family business at Bankstown until relocating to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast in 1967. The Bishop is the third of four children, he has three sisters. He was educated at Saint Augustine’s School Coolangatta, Guardian Angels School Southport and Aquinas College Southport.
In 1985, Bishop Tony commenced his formation for priesthood at Pius XII Seminary, Banyo. Having ministered as a deacon at All Saints Parish Albany Creek he was ordained priest on 29 November 1991 at the Cathedral of Saint Stephen, Brisbane. From 1992-1994, he was a curate at Saint Mary’s Parish Ipswich and from 1995-1997 he served as Master of Ceremonies at the Cathedral in Brisbane. In 1998 the Bishop was sent to Rome where he undertook studies in Canon Law at the Pontifical Gregorian University. Upon his return to Brisbane in 2001 he was appointed Pastor of Regina Caeli Parish Coorparoo Heights, Associate Judicial Vicar at the Regional Tribunal and Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Brisbane.
In 2004 he was called to Rome where he worked in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith for five years. Bishop Tony returned to Australia and from 2009-2015 he was Rector of the Holy Spirit Seminary of Queensland. In the first semester 2016 the Bishop was given sabbatical leave for studies in Sacred Scripture in Jerusalem.
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