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Fr Mark McAulay SSC


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Assistant Curate


Fr Richard Keeble


Honorary Associate Clergy


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Richard Harper


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.

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Fr David Weaver SSC


Before ordination, Fr David was a lecturer and management trainer, mainly for Government Departments and often abroad. He was also a Group Therapist at Lewisham Mental Health Centre.
After  ordination and a parish in Hove,

Fr David was vicar of St Richard's, Haywards Heath and  then priest-in-charge of St Michael and All Angels, Eastbourne. He was Associate Priest at St Andrew's Eastbourne and has been associated with St Saviour's, Eastbourne since 2017.

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.



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Tom Mendel SSC


Fr Tom was born in London and grew up there, in Dorset and away at school. He studied theology at Cambridge and, after ordination, went back to his college as chaplain.

Having worked at Shrewsbury and in the Shropshire countryside, he served for many years in Europe, especially in Milan, Copenhagen and Malta, where he was chancellor of the cathedral.

For the last fifteen years before retirement, he was vicar of St Mary’s, Eastbourne: the town’s ancient parish church.

Since 2023, he has lived at the North Harbour and been associated with St Saviour’s.

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