Holy Name is delighted to be advised by Archbishop of Melbourne the Most Reverend Dr Philip Freier that the Reverend Victor Fan has accepted appointment as Priest in Charge to the Parish of the Holy Name of Jesus, Vermont South and that Bishop Paul Barker will commission him on Thursday 31 January 2019 at 7:30 pm.
Reverend Victor was born in China and came to Australia with his wife in 1999. He speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese. He studied theology in Melbourne School of Theology and graduated with Master of Divinity in 2016. He was ordained as priest in 2017 and has been working as a curate at St Andrew’s Brighton where he has established and built a Chinese based congregation and service.
His family will be moving to the vicarage along with a dog, 2 cats and a budgie.