RPope and Meev Fr Melvin Llabanes is currently the
parish priest of St Vince
nt de Paul Parish, Redfern. He was appointed on the 15th of September 2011. He was previously an educator before being ordained as priest for the Archdiocese of Perth, where he served for five years. As a missionary priest, he then served the Catholic Church in Finland for a number of years, before returning to Australia in 2011.