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Our Parish Priest is

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       The Revd Nigel Thomas

Fr Nigel arrived in Nerja in September three years ago. He came from St George’s in Madrid, where he was curate for 5 years after having been ordained Deacon in July 2011 and priested in June 2012.

He comes from a Welsh speaking family near Carmarthen, Wales. He was brought up in the West Country, in Exeter and Taunton. He went to university in Leeds where he read Spanish and English. After finishing his PGCE in Cardiff, he taught in a secondary school there for a couple of years, until he moved to Argentina where he lived in Buenos Aires for 6 years, teaching English and doing translation work.

After his South American experience, he returned to the UK where he worked in publishing for several years. He worked for Macmillan Publishers, Sweet & Maxwell and Blackstone Press before starting a legal publishing company called Palladian Publishing.

On moving to Spain 15 years ago, he did contract work for several smaller publishers until he finally left publishing and joined the Spanish Foreign Office as a translator. After a couple of years there, he finally returned to teaching at King’s College, Madrid, where he taught RE in the secondary school for six years. During this period in Madrid, he trained for the ministry.

He is married to Pilar, who is now retired from her work as a Spanish Civil servant. He has two children, Sara and Rhodri, who have both graduated and are taking their first steps in professional life.

He can be contacted at:

Church House, Paseo Tamango Hill 25, Adosado 7, 29793 Torrox Costa, Málaga (for all correspondence)

Land line: 951 815736    Mobile:  608 695 756.

Mobile: (+34) 608 695 756


The Officers for our Parish are:

John Hodgson: Churchwarden (Nerja)

Mobile: 665 534 373   email:


Other Contacts:

The Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe is the Rt Revd Dr Robert Innes


For more details or to contact the Bishop’s Office click here

The Suffragan Bishop:

Rt Revd David Hamid

Bishop David

For more details or to contact Bishop David, click here

Wedding Blessings:
Fr Nigel Thomas
For more details, contact him diectly on the numbers listed above.

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