Fr. Bryan was received into full communion with the Catholic Church in 1997, and, after formation at St John’s Seminary, Wonersh, was ordained priest in 1999. He then assisted at St Marks’, West Wickham, and was chaplain at Bishop Challoner School, Shortlands, followed by a year at Coloma Convent School, Croydon.
Fr Bryan was instituted by Bishop Patrick Lynch as Priest in Charge of St James’ in November, 2006.
He and Teresa have three grown-up sons – Matthew, Tim, married to Dominique, and Dominic, who married Tingting in 2012. They now have three grandchildren – Jennifer (Feb 07), Rebecca (Nov 08) and Susannah (Mar 11).