Fr. Nixon is from Iligan City, Philippines. He is the youngest of eight children in his family. He studied and received his degree in Theology from St. John Vianney Seminary located in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Batanes on May 3, 2005 where he served at St. Joseph parish in Ivana, Batanes, Philippines. Fr. Nixon was called to the Diocese of Richmond by Bishop Francis DiLorenzo, he arrived on January 14, 2007. His first assignment in the U.S. was as parochial vicar at St. Pius X in Norfolk until June 30, 2007. Fr. Nixon was eventually incardinated into the Diocese of Richmond. That is when he first became familiar with our area of the state by serving as parochial vicar at Our Lady of Nazareth in Roanoke with responsibilities at Resurrection Parish in Moneta and St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Rocky Mount until June of 2009. Fr. Nixon was then called to yet another area of the diocese when he served as parochial vicar at the cluster parishes of St. Paschal Baylon in South Boston, St. Catharine of Siena in Clarksville, and Good Shepherd in South Hill until June of 2011. Life has a way of coming full circle because on July 1, 2011, Fr. Nixon found himself once again at St. Pius X in Norfolk, this time as pastor. He has spent the last 10 years there during which, he became a U.S. citizen, before God finally brought him to the Best Catholic Church in the Town of Bedford. Fr. Nixon loves to strike up a tune on his guitar!