The Rev. Canon Albert Joy Ogle
The Reverend Canon Albert Joy Ogle served as Priest Residentiary at St. Paul’s Cathedral in San Diego for six years prior to becoming Vicar of St. Peter’s, Lithgow, in Millbrook, Dutchess County, New York. Rev. Ogle also founded and served as the President of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, based at the cathedral in San Diego, and continues to serve as a board member of the foundation, whose work is focused on reconciliation and health projects where there is an interplay between faith and human rights. Rev. Ogle was born and raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland and became a priest in the Church of Ireland, an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion. He served parishes and communities in Belfast and Dublin in a variety of roles until he moved to London and then to Los Angeles, where he joined the Episcopal Church in 1982. In California, in addition to his most recent role at the cathedral in San Diego, Rev. Ogle served parishes in Pasadena and Laguna Hills, where he served as Rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church and Academy for several years.
Rev. Ogle earned a Bachelor of Divinity (Hons.) at University College of North Wales, Bangor, and received his seminary training at Trinity College, Dublin. He also earned a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Distinction) at the London University Institute of Education and an M.Phil. in International Peace Studies at the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College, Dublin.