Fr. Jeffery Hampton Harvey is a member of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentian priest) of the Western Province USA.
Fr. Harvey was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. As a young man he attended the Vincentian high school seminary in Montebello, California and then St. Mary’s College Seminary in Perryville, Missouri. In 1987 Fr. Jeff received his Bachelors of Arts degree from California University Dominguez Hills. He then continued his education and received a Masters of Divinity (M.Div.) degree from St. Thomas Theological Seminary in Denver, Colorado.
For 10 years Fr. Harvey served parish communities at Sacred Heart Church in Patterson, California and St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church in Phoenix, Arizona. During his years as pastor, Fr. Jeff became quite well known for his homilies, which is why in 2010 he was asked to be a professor of Homiletics at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana. After serving there for 3 years, Fr. Jeff took on a year-long teaching assignment at Holy Name of Mary Seminary in the Solomon Islands.
Upon his completion of this teaching assignment, Fr. Harvey, elected to join the Parish Mission Apostolate where he can continue to serve the poor, evangelize those in need and utilize his preaching talents.