Deacon John Lim was ordained on the Feast Day of St John of the Cross, 14 December 2002 at St Thomas the Apostle, Kambah ACT. He was appointed to St Mary’s Bungendore to provide pastoral and clergy presence in July 2014. He currently resides in St Mary’s Presbytery.
Born 4 May 1953 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he emigrated to Australia with his wife Anne (God rest her soul) and two daughters Avril (then 7) and Audrina (5) in October 1988. Their son David was born 1990. They are blessed with a granddaughter Elka in April 2014.
He spent many working years in the advertising profession as art and creative director. Served as full time Army chaplain in August 2008 with The Royal Military College and as reserve chaplain with Australian Defense Force Academy since mid 2015.