Bideford Catholic Churches

Catholic churches of Bideford and Torrington

The Reverend Father Ralph Candy

Father Ralph Candy joined our Parishes in September 2016, from his appointment as Priest-in-Charge at Holy Spirit & St Edward's, Swanage.

Father Ralph Candy was ordained 25th July 2014 at Plymouth. His family come from Dorset and still have a strong agricultural connection with the area.

He replaces Father Terence O'Donovan, who has retired, and returned to his family home in County Cork, Ireland.