St. John the Apostle 聖若望宗徒天主堂

St. John the Apostle 聖若望宗徒天主堂, Vancouver

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Father Anthony

Father Anthony Ho 何庭耀神父 is a Chinese priest of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Born in Hong Kong in 1976, he attended a Catholic high school run by the Salesian Fathers, with whom he began contemplating the priesthood. He moved to Canada in 1993 and served as a catechism teacher and prayer group leader before studying for his computer diploma at BCIT. He entered the Seminary of Christ the King in 1998 and was ordained a priest on May 30, 2006 at St. Anthony’s Parish in Vancouver. Father Anthony served as Assistant Pastor at Corpus Christi Parish (2006-2008), St. Patrick's Parish (2008-2011), and St. Michael's Parish (2011-2012). He was Pastor of Precious Blood Parish in Surrey (Cloverdale) from 2012 to 2017. Father Anthony is currently the Pastor of St. John the Apostle Parish in Vancouver (Kerrisdale) with the responsibility of celebrating the weekly Chinese Mass at Corpus Christi Parish. Father Anthony writes a weekly column, Pax Sinica (Chinese Peace), for The B.C. Catholic newspaper. He is also the spiritual director of the Vancouver team of Fountain of Love and Life (FLL) Chinese media ministry and hosts a regular segment at the FLL radio program. In his spare time, Father Anthony loves to pray, learn, and socialize with friends at private prayer groups. He has a passion for the lives of saints and holy relics, and his favorite devotions are Divine Mercy and Immaculate Heart of Mary.