Parish Team

Fr Christopher Keen

Fr Christopher is the parish priest of John the Baptist, Purley. Fr Chris was ordained in 1987 after having studied at St John’s Seminary, Wonersh. Upon ordination he worked in several parishes before joining the Forces as Army Chaplain. He has also served as chaplain to the Southwark Children’s Society, parish priest of Send and,…

Father Matthew O’Gorman

Rev. Matthew O’Gorman is a priest of the Archdiocese of Southwark. He trained at the Venerable English College in Rome where he studied Philosophy and Theology at the Gregorian University and attained a Licence in Spiritual Theology at the Angelicum University. He was ordained in July 2015 and was appointed Assistant Priest at John the Baptist, Purley…