Fr Mark McAulay SSC
Honorary Associate Clergy
Fr Tony Fiddian-Green
MA Cert Ed
Fr Tony was born in Warwickshire in1939. Birmingham, London and Sussex universities. Ordination/curacy: 1964 Bath and Wells. He has had various teaching appointments including two school chaplaincies and two headships – KS Bruton, Bath, Switzerland, Devon, RGS Worcester and Sussex. Commissioned in the RNR. He then spent fourteen years as half-time parish priest, in Groombridge; the other half as a schools inspector for OFSTED and for the CofE.
Five years as Spirituality advisor with our Diocesan Mission & Renewal team, Chichester. He retired in 2011 to North Harbour, Eastbourne and in March 2016 moved to Devonshire Place in town.
Richard Harper SSC
Fr Richard was born in Derby, but grew up on the south coast after the family had moved to Dorset.
He studied biology including research in freshwater biology, before going on to St Stephen’s House Oxford and ordination.
He served curacies in Norfolk and north London before joining the staff of St Michael’s Theological College, Llandaff. Returning to parochial ministry later he was parish priest of Christchurch St Leonards-on-Sea and then of St Paul’s Weymouth. He has also had experience as a hospital chaplain.
Having grown up near the sea, he much appreciated St Leonards-on-Sea and Weymouth and is glad to be living in Eastbourne.
Fr Paul Christian SSC
Born in South London and much influenced in his formative years by the parishes of St. Peter's, Streatham and Ascension, Mitcham, Fr. Paul's secular employment was mainly within social services and local authority housing.
Training for full-time ministry in the Canterbury diocese, he was priested in 1988, serving his title in Folkestone and for 26 years as parish priest of Temple Ewell and Lydden, Dover where he endeavoured to maintain a catholic tradition with the support of the Bps. of Richborough.
For a number of years before retirement Fr. Paul was Local SSC Vicar and Chaplain to the GSS. Now living in Pevensey Bay with his wife Hilary, he is pleased to assist at both St. Saviour's and Christ Church, Eastbourne.
Robert Fayers SSC
Fr. Robert hails from the Norfolk town of King's Lynn. There he was a fourth-generation funeral director with his family's firm, until going to St. Stephen's House, Oxford, to be formed for priestly ministry.
He served his 'title' under the legendary Fr. Diamond in the south-east London inner-city parish of St. Paul, Deptford. He then moved to become incumbent of
St. Michael's, Beckenham. After 12 years there he moved to Brighton, becoming Parish Priest of
St. Michael's and, later, also S. Paul's. Fr Robert served in that city for 14 years, retiring late in 2014. His interests include travel, visiting historic buildings and art galleries, and cooking.
He is the Diocesan representative for the Anglican Centre in Rome.