Father Robert Bissell
His Early Years
Fr Robert was born in East London. He attended boarding school at Dale College and then went to University of Stellenbosch where he attained a BSc and LLB.
He was ordained as deacon on 14 May 2004 and as priest on 7 June 2005. From 2004 to 2006. Heserved as assistant priest in Somerset West; then was Parish Administrator in Kraaifontein from 2006 to 2010; and Parish Administrator in Elsies River in 2011.
He spent time in Rome from 2011 to 2016 where he studied Canon Law and obtained a M. Juris JCL and JCD.
Returning to South Africa he then became parish priest in Strand from 2016 to 2017. He has been the Parish Priest at Constantia Catholic since 2017.
Father Robert serves in different capacities within the Archdiocese: Defender of the Bond, Promoter of Justice and Episcopal Vicar for Property, to name a few.