Liturgy and Community Life Advisers

These advisers help us ensure an authentic Anglo-Catholic experience and continuation of our Anglo-Catholic origins.

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Reverend Carlos De La Torre

Ordained to the priesthood at St. Andrew’s, he continues to provide spiritual guidance and advice on contemporary living consistent with the Oxford Movement. He is presently the Executive director of Saint Hilda’s House and Curate at Christ Church, New Haven. May 19, 2019 he will be Rector of St. John’s, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.


Reverend Nicholas Lang

Reverend Lang refreshed our Solemn Mass. This is the Sung Mass on Sunday’s that is our principal worship service. Inspired by the work of Reverend Bill Tully, Lang instituted the radical welcome at St. Paul’s on the Green, Norwalk, CT where is serves as rector. He was ordained in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in January, 1973 and received as a priest in the Episcopal Church in 1993. In addition to his seminary education, Nicholas has Masters and Doctorate degrees in Counseling.

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Reverend Peter Powell

Reverend Powell serves at St. Mary the Virgin in NY and Christ the Holy Trinity in CT. In addition he teaches bible study. St. Andrew’s seeks him out regularly to celebrate Sunday Worship. He was Adjunct Professor of Biblical Languages at Virginia Seminary from 1980-1984 and Instructor of Hebrew and Teaching Fellow at Princeton Seminary in the late 70s. For 22 years until his retirement in 2010 Father Powell was the President/CEO of Homes with Hope, a Supportive Housing and Emergency Services provider in Westport, CT.

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Reverend Ann Broomell

Reverend Broomell has over twenty years of experience in ministry, serving dioceses around the country, most recently as the Interim Rector of Christ Church in New Haven, CT. She brings great insight to St. Andrew’s as the parish reflects upon its Anglo Catholic legacy. Prior to her focus in transition ministry, she served as the Priest-In-Charge at St. Paul's Episcopal in Bedford, MA, and as Rector of Church of St Asaph in Bala Cynwyd, PA.