Fr. Philip Griffin
Fr. Philip was born in 1964 and grew up in rural North Oxfordshire. After school he studied at Oxford University and has degrees in English literature and Theology.
He was ordained in the Church of England in 1989 and worked in parishes in Reading and Portsmouth. In 1994 he was received in the Catholic Church and ordained for the priesthood at Oscott College.
Since his ordination to the priesthood in 1997 he worked in parishes in Burton on Trent, Stoke on Trent and Newcastle under Lyme as well as the University of Keele. He has also been a chaplain to schools, hospitals and prisons. He came to Small Heath in July 2013.