Fr. Chichester is a native of the Albany Diocese and has lived all his life in Austerlitz, Columbia County. He received his B.A. from Magdalen College, Warner, NH; a Masters of Politics from the University of Dallas; and an M.Div. and S.T.L from Mundelein Seminary. He was in military service for 2 years: ROTC and National Guard. He has many hobbies including building and fixing things, as well as diving and reading. Prior to his time in Dallas, he worked as an ornate metal fabricator and ran a home business inventing things. He was ordained in June of 2018. His current assignment is as the Parochial Vicar for St. Jude the Apostle Parish in Wynantskill, NY, and St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Troy, NY.