The Parish has now been entrusted to the care of the Society of Divine Vocations (SDV). Fr Fretch Ochique Ballesteros, SDV has been appointed Parochial Vicar (Priest in Charge) of Holy Family Parish.
Fr. Fretch is originally from the Philippines. He finished his philosophical studies in St. Francis Xavier College Seminary in Davao City, Philippines. He finished his theological studies at St. Mary’s College Oscott in Birmingham. He was ordained a deacon on 29th September 2016. On the 23rd May 2017 he was ordained priest in Corpus Christi Parish, Stechford, Birmingham. After his ordination, he was sent by his superiors to their Vocationists community in Holywell, North Wales, where he served as Priest in Charge of Sacred Heart Parish in Hawarden and school chaplain of St. Richard Gwyn Catholic High School in Flint.
He will be living in the Vocationist Community of Corpus Christi.