The Hon François Kunc is currently the Chair of the Commission, having previously served as a member and then Deputy Chair. He has had a lifelong interest in liturgical and sacramental theology and extensive experience in liturgy planning in both a parish and cathedral setting, including children’s and school liturgies and major ceremonies. A classically trained musician, he served as Cantor of St Mary’s Cathedral for thirty years, and has been a reader there for forty years. He has regularly taught the Commission’s course on proclaiming the Word in parishes across Sydney. Pope Francis recognised François’ extensive service to the Church by creating him a Knight Commander of St Gregory the Great. François is a Justice of the Supreme Court of NSW.