Rev. Helber Victoria, Parochial Vicar

 

Rev. Jose Helber Victoria was born in Colombia on December 29, 1975 in Tarqui-Huila. He is the sixth of eleven siblings. He went to the seminary when he was seventeen years old and studied at the Cristo Sacerdote in Yarumal-Antioquia. There he finished school majoring in philosophy. He completed his theology training in LaCeja-Antioquia. His degree is in Philosophy and Religious Education.

 

He arrived in the US in 2006 for the purpose of seeking acceptance for ordination into priesthood for the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ. He was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop John Joseph Myers on May 26, 2007 and assigned to St. Elizabeth Parish as Parochial Vicar.