About us

Saint Paul´s Cathedral is the first Anglican church built in South América and is a member of the Corporación Iglesia Episcopal Anglicana de Valparaíso. (Anglican Episcopal Church Corporation). The Corporación was established in Valparaíso in 1875 as a Consular Chaplaincy and has its own jurisdiction. On March 9, 2016, Saint Paul´s Church was declared First Anglican Cathedral of Chile in a ceremony celebrated by Reverend Dr. Héctor Zavala, Primate Bishop of the Anglican Province of South America and Diocesan Bishop for the Anglican Church of Chile, its maximum authority in our country. Next day, Bishop Zavala, in a solemn ceremony, installed  Reverend Simon Brignall as Rector for Saint Paul´s Cathedral of  Valparaíso.

Rector of Saint Paul´s Cathedral

Reverend Simon Brignall

Directory

Saint Paul´s Cathedral is administered by a Directory, together with the collaborative participation of a representative of the Anglican Church. Its members are:

Angus Shaw
Simon Mackenzie
Gerald Cooper
Lynn Gray
Valerie Wood

Restoration Committee

The Restoration Committee is the entity in charge of caring for the maintenance and restoration of the Cathedral´s building. Its members are:

Oenone Davies de Gray
Christine Evans de Viñuela
Michelle Prain de Serrano
Mary Walbaum de Lynch
Jorge Carvajal Copsey

Círculo de Amigos de Saint Paul

The “Círculo de Amigos de Saint Paul” (Saint Paul´s Circle of Friends) was formed by members of the Anglican Community with the aim to help with, and back up, the efforts of the Restoration Committee.