Canon Victor Bullock presently serves as the Vicar and Parish Priest of St. Martin’s, Fenny Stratford on the edge of Milton Keynes and is a member of the Society of the Holy Cross (S.S.C.) and the Sodality of the Precious Blood (S.P.S.). Both are catholic societies for priests within the Church of England dedicated to encouraging their members to maintain the highest standards of pastoral care and personal holiness.
Father Victor was born and grew up in the sea-side town of Bournemouth in Dorset. He attended Saint Peter’s School run by the De La Salle Brothers, a teaching order founded by the French priest Saint Jean Baptist de la Salle in the 17th Century. After reading Theology at Southampton University, Father Victor graduated with a Bachelor of Theology degree and continued his studies at Saint Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill, London, where he gained his Post Graduate Certificate in Education.
After a spell in teaching, he entered Seminary life at Saint Stephen’s House, Oxford and having gained there his priestly formation and Diploma in Ministry was ordained to the Diaconate in 1994 and served his title in the Cowley Team of Churches on the edge of Oxford. The following year after his ordination to the priesthood at the hand of John Richards, Bishop of Ebbsfleet, Father Victor moved to take up his second curacy post at St. Giles, Reading, where he served for the next 4 ½ years. On the 20th January 1999 he was inducted as Vicar and became Parish Priest at Saint Martin’s, his present parish.
In November of 2014, in recognition for his services to the missionary diocese of Ruvuma in the Anglican Province of Tanzania, Father Victor was made a Canon by its Bishop, Maternus Kapinga.
After having served the Order of Lazarus in the capacity of Chaplain to the Edward the Confessor Commandery and as the Grand Priory’s Almoner, Canon Victor was appointed Chaplain General on the 29th October, 2016.