Ms Claire Ashenden


St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

Claire is a member of St. Joseph’s RC Church and has pursued her interest in religion and interfaith relations through a long career in teaching, both in Sussex and more recently teaching philosophy in Peru. She has an M Phil in Jewish/Christian relations and exegesis in 3rd century Caesarea and has worked as an RE adviser for Brighton & Hove whilst working as a researcher at Brighton University.

As head of RE at an Anglican school in Crawley, she led a vibrant department teaching Muslims and Christians together facilitating multi faith discussion amongst teenagers.