Clergy

Father Neil Edlin, Rector of St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Catholic Church, was ordained to the priesthood in 2008 by Bishop William McClean Jr. A life-long Anglican, born, raised and trained from an early age in the Anglican tradition, theology and liturgy of the Church, Fr. Edlin has a great respect and love for the Classical Anglican Church and her heritage. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, is a graduate of the Bishop Harry B. Scott School of Theology in Richmond Virginia, and obtained a Master's Degree in Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. He holds academic certifications in Christian Apologetics from BIOLA University, and Ancient, Medieval and Reformed Church History from Ligonier Ministries. Father Edlin has a passion for serving the local community through the preaching of the Gospel and reaching out to the lost, forgotten and poor, with Christ's love as well as connecting with Anglican missions and parishes outside of the US.  

The Rev. Mr. Sean Cochran holds a BA in Linguistics and an MA in Linguistics, both from California State University at Fullerton. He has recently been accepted to a Doctorate in Educational Leadership program at Concordia University in Irvine. Sean has a heart for missionary work and has traveled to many of the Asian countries to assist in spreading the Gospel. He was trained and served with Wycliffe Bible Translators. Sean is married to Lisa, has three children and lives in Placentia.




Rev. Canon James R. Wilcox, Retired Senior Pastor at St. Mary Magdalene. Former Archdeacon of the Diocese of the Holy Trinity. Canon Wilcox holds a Master's Degree in Education from the State University of New York. He studied for the ministry at Bloy House Seminary.