Fr Thomas Skeats is our Catholic Chaplain.
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Fr Thomas was born in London and studied modern languages at the university of Wales and theology at Oxford, Rome and the University of Durham.
He is a member of the Order of Preachers - also known as ‘Dominicans’ or ‘Blackfriars’ - a religious order founded by St Dominic in 1216 for preaching and the salvation of souls. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2010.
Currently Fr Thomas is living in the Dominican Community at Haverstock Hill in London, where he is prior of the community.
Previously he has been Parish Priest at the Dominican church in London, and the first rector of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary, established in the Diocese by Cardinal Nichols in 2016. He has also been Chaplain to Imperial College in the past.
He has an interest in church history and the fathers of the church, and in his spare time enjoys running, reading, art and the theatre.