Fr Tim Pike CMP
Fr Tim was inducted as the Vicar of St Michael's by the Bishop of Fulham in September 2016.
Before ordination he studied Russian at Durham and in Moscow. He trained for the priesthood at the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield and has served in parishes in the North East of England and in London.
Fr Tim is a governor of St Stephen's House, a Church of England theological college in Oxford, and the Chair of Trustees of a winter night shelter charity, All People All Places. He is a member of the Company of Mission Priests.
Fr Philip Kennedy CMP
Fr Philip has been the Assistant Curate at St Michael’s since July 2017. He was ordained to the priesthood at St Michael's on 14th July 2018 and celebrated his first Mass the next day.
Born in Northern Ireland, he read Music at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge where he held a choral scholarship, before training for the priesthood at St Stephen’s House, Oxford. He is a member of the Company of Mission Priests.
Left: Fr Philip's ordination to the priesthood (photo credit: Eileen Clark)
They a full part in the liturgical life of the parish, and assist with Christian chaplaincies at Croydon College and Croydon University Hospital. They assist the clergy with parish visiting and bringing Holy Communion to the housebound, and have recently begun working each week at the Refugee Day Centre at West Croydon Baptist Church.
During all this they are discerning a call to ordination, one with the Diocese of London, and the other in Sheffield Diocese.