Parish Priest

Fr Stephen Pritchard has been Parish Priest since 2015 and combines this role with being chaplain at Liverpool Hope University. Previous to being parish priest he was an Associate Dean at Hope University. For twelve years he was Director of Youth Ministry for the Archdiocese of Liverpool setting up Animate Youth Ministries. He has also served as the Catholic Chaplain to Liverpool City Centre and was part of the Liverpool City Centre Ecumenical Team. In over twenty years of ministry he has also been a school chaplain, hospital chaplain, assistant priest as well as ministering in Kennett prison. He has ministered in various places in the Archdiocese including Fazakerely, Old Swan and St Helens. He has a degree in Theology and Ministry from Durham University, a Masters in Theology and Youth Work and is a professionally qualified Youth and Community Worker. Fr Stephen is also the Dean of the Pastoral Area.