Philip Joseph Moor was born on 1st May 1966. He is second eldest of five children. He served on the altar at St Alban's from ages 7-18. He attended St Anslem's College Birkenhead.
In September 1992 Philip went to Ushaw College to train for the priesthood and was ordained at St Alban's, Liscard on 4th July 1978.
His first parish was St Joseph's, Sale 1978-2001; then chaplain to Wythenshawe Hospital while living at Sacred Heart, Baguley 2001-2004. Philip became Parish Priest of Holy Cross & St Paul's, Birkenhead from 2004-2006. Holy Cross & St Paul's then merged with Our Lady's and Philip remained as Parish Priest until 2009.
In 2009 Philip became parish priest of English Martyrs & SS Peter & Paul's, Wallasey