The clergy of The Cathedral of St John the Baptist

Dean of the Cathedral Church
Fr Alan Hodgson

Fr Alan Hodgson is the Dean of the Cathedral of St John the Baptist. This means that he represents the bishop in the running of the Cathedral Church. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, is a former aircraft fitter and Operations Manager at Gatwick Airport. Fr Alan trained at the Beda College in Rome and was ordained in the Cathedral in 2019, and has since served as a priest in St Mary, Ipswich, and Our Lady and the English Martyrs, Cambridge.

Contact Fr Alan:

01603 728 930

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Assistant Priest
Fr Michael Smith

Contact Fr Michael:

01603 957 655

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